Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 234 294
Rank change year-on-year +23 +60 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 37 84 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.91% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.45% 3.22% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 63 61
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £23,514 £20,150 £21,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,508 2,607 3,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.05% 28.36% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 1,829 2,999
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,524 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,196 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.39% +5.26% +5.56%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in the East of England

MCP
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in the East of England.

Salary trend for MCP in the East of England

MCP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for MCP in the East of England

MCP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 19 £31,250 -26.47% 8
Bedfordshire +19 8 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Cambridgeshire +37 7 £42,500 +77.08% 2
Essex +6 2 £27,940 +39.70% 5
Norfolk -9 1 - - 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MCP.

1 24 (64.86%) ITIL
1 24 (64.86%) VMware
2 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 19 (51.35%) LAN
4 19 (51.35%) WAN
5 18 (48.65%) Windows
6 17 (45.95%) Hyper-V
7 14 (37.84%) MCSA
7 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (35.14%) Citrix
8 13 (35.14%) Azure
9 11 (29.73%) MSI
9 11 (29.73%) Project Management
9 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (29.73%) SCCM
9 11 (29.73%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (29.73%) MCSE
9 11 (29.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
9 11 (29.73%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (27.03%) Office 365
11 9 (24.32%) Degree
11 9 (24.32%) DHCP
11 9 (24.32%) SAN
11 9 (24.32%) DNS
12 8 (21.62%) AWS
12 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
12 8 (21.62%) Windows 10

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Azure
2 10 (27.03%) Office 365
3 8 (21.62%) AWS
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) LAN
1 19 (51.35%) WAN
2 9 (24.32%) DHCP
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) SAN
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) PBX
5 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MSI
General
1 7 (18.92%) French Language
1 7 (18.92%) German Language
1 7 (18.92%) Italian Language
1 7 (18.92%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) IT Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (24.32%) IT Support
5 9 (24.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) Software Asset Manager
6 7 (18.92%) Software Manager
7 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
4 7 (18.92%) Asset Management
4 7 (18.92%) Software Asset Management
4 7 (18.92%) Software Audit
5 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Project Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Storage Management
7 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.41%) Network Management
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) CRM
9 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) MCSA
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (29.73%) MCSE
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) PMI Certification
4 7 (18.92%) PMP
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.70%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (45.95%) Hyper-V
4 11 (29.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 11 (29.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) VMware
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Snow
5 6 (16.22%) Veeam
6 3 (8.11%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.70%) Supermicro