Period
to 19 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 249 279
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 78 108 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.90% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 2.92% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 108 81
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +3.47%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,175 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 2,930 3,694 3,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.85% 30.95% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,048 2,902 2,951
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +1.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 +25 49 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 16 £25,500 -36.25% 3
Bedfordshire -6 10 £26,000 -43.78% 2
Norfolk +7 1 £20,000 - 1
Essex -2 1 £20,500 -51.76% 3
East Anglia - 1 - - 4
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 63 (80.77%) Windows
2 52 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 43 (55.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (46.15%) ITIL
5 33 (42.31%) Windows 7
6 31 (39.74%) SLA
7 30 (38.46%) Change Management
8 29 (37.18%) MCSA
9 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 26 (33.33%) MCSE
11 24 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 24 (30.77%) A+ Certification
12 23 (29.49%) Wireless
12 23 (29.49%) VMware
13 22 (28.21%) Network+ Certification
14 21 (26.92%) Management Information System
14 21 (26.92%) Internet
14 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (26.92%) Windows 10
14 21 (26.92%) Server Management
15 20 (25.64%) Windows Server
15 20 (25.64%) Data Centre
15 20 (25.64%) Time Management
15 20 (25.64%) Office 365
15 20 (25.64%) MCSM
15 20 (25.64%) Apple
15 20 (25.64%) Ethernet
15 20 (25.64%) Client/Server
15 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
15 20 (25.64%) Validation

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 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.38%) IBM Notes
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) Office 365
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 23 (29.49%) Wireless
3 21 (26.92%) Internet
4 20 (25.64%) Ethernet
5 16 (20.51%) Firewall
6 12 (15.38%) LAN
7 11 (14.10%) DNS
8 8 (10.26%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (8.97%) DHCP
10 6 (7.69%) BIG-IP
10 6 (7.69%) FTP
10 6 (7.69%) SAN
11 5 (6.41%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (6.41%) VPN
12 3 (3.85%) PBX
13 2 (2.56%) Network Security
13 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.56%) WAN
14 1 (1.28%) SMTP
14 1 (1.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) French Language
3 2 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Desktop Support
2 15 (19.23%) Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Deskside Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.97%) Administrator
6 7 (8.97%) Help Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) IT Support
6 7 (8.97%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
2 2 (2.56%) Flash
2 2 (2.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 20 (25.64%) Client/Server
2 20 (25.64%) Data Centre
3 13 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 10 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.41%) Driving Licence
7 4 (5.13%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.28%) iPad
9 1 (1.28%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 63 (80.77%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 21 (26.92%) Windows 10
4 20 (25.64%) Windows Server
5 12 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.41%) Linux
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.56%) CentOS
11 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) ITIL
2 30 (38.46%) Change Management
3 21 (26.92%) Server Management
4 20 (25.64%) Identity Management
4 20 (25.64%) Time Management
4 20 (25.64%) Validation
5 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.26%) Requirements Management
6 8 (10.26%) Ticket Management
7 6 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
8 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.41%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.41%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) Java
2 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.41%) SQL
4 3 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (55.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (37.18%) MCSA
3 26 (33.33%) MCSE
4 24 (30.77%) A+ Certification
5 22 (28.21%) Network+ Certification
6 20 (25.64%) ACDT
6 20 (25.64%) ACHDS
6 20 (25.64%) ACTC
6 20 (25.64%) MCDST
6 20 (25.64%) MCSM
7 14 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (15.38%) CCNA
9 10 (12.82%) Degree
10 8 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (8.97%) MCTS
12 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.28%) MCSD
13 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (39.74%) SLA
2 6 (7.69%) GDPR
2 6 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Ansible
1 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.28%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
1 1 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) VMware
3 20 (25.64%) Apple
4 15 (19.23%) Cisco
4 15 (19.23%) Citrix
5 13 (16.67%) Remedy
6 12 (15.38%) Lotus
6 12 (15.38%) Oracle
7 6 (7.69%) F5
8 4 (5.13%) HP
9 3 (3.85%) Bomgar
10 2 (2.56%) CA
10 2 (2.56%) CommVault
10 2 (2.56%) EMC
10 2 (2.56%) FalconStor
10 2 (2.56%) McAfee
10 2 (2.56%) Snow
11 1 (1.28%) NetApp
11 1 (1.28%) Peregrine
11 1 (1.28%) Sophos