Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 224 266
Rank change year-on-year -49 +42 -46
Permanent jobs citing MCP 80 144 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 1.15% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 3.89% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 65 145 102
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +16.13%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,950 £20,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £51,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.98% -0.77%

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 3,353 3,700 4,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.73% 29.60% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 2,805 3,313
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Bedfordshire +34 32 £26,500 -29.33%
Hertfordshire -39 32 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -34 10 £25,250 -35.26% 3
Essex +28 3 £24,000 -11.11%
Norfolk +14 3 £20,000 -34.96% 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 72 (90.00%) Windows
2 59 (73.75%) Microsoft
3 58 (72.50%) Active Directory
4 54 (67.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (46.25%) MCSE
5 37 (46.25%) Windows Server
6 34 (42.50%) Microsoft Office
7 33 (41.25%) MS Exchange
8 31 (38.75%) Windows 7
9 27 (33.75%) Windows 10
10 25 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (30.00%) ITIL
11 24 (30.00%) TCP/IP
12 23 (28.75%) DNS
12 23 (28.75%) PowerShell
13 22 (27.50%) DHCP
13 22 (27.50%) SAN
13 22 (27.50%) MCSA
13 22 (27.50%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (25.00%) VPN
14 20 (25.00%) VMware
15 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (18.75%) Office 365
15 15 (18.75%) Python
16 14 (17.50%) Cisco
16 14 (17.50%) DevOps
16 14 (17.50%) Driving Licence
17 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Transformation

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 33 (41.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (42.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.00%) Acrobat
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.75%) Office 365
3 2 (2.50%) PaaS
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 23 (28.75%) DNS
3 22 (27.50%) DHCP
3 22 (27.50%) SAN
4 20 (25.00%) VPN
5 12 (15.00%) Firewall
6 8 (10.00%) Internet
7 7 (8.75%) Network Security
7 7 (8.75%) WAN
8 6 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (6.25%) LAN
10 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.00%) WebEx
10 4 (5.00%) Wireless
11 2 (2.50%) VLAN
12 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
12 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.25%) NAS
12 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) AutoIt
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) French Language
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) IT Support
1 17 (21.25%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 15 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.50%) Support Technician
4 13 (16.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (16.25%) IT Technician
5 12 (15.00%) IT Support Technician
6 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Desktop Support Technician
7 9 (11.25%) Desktop Technician
7 9 (11.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Analyst
8 8 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
11 5 (6.25%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Flash
2 5 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) jQuery
4 1 (1.25%) LDAP
4 1 (1.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 22 (27.50%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (17.50%) Driving Licence
4 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.50%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (6.25%) Public Cloud
7 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (5.00%) iPad
8 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.25%) CCTV
9 1 (1.25%) Clustering
9 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (90.00%) Windows
2 37 (46.25%) Windows Server
3 31 (38.75%) Windows 7
4 27 (33.75%) Windows 10
5 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
6 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) DevOps
3 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 12 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (11.25%) Change Management
6 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
8 6 (7.50%) Statistics
9 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.00%) Identity Management
10 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.00%) Information Management
10 4 (5.00%) ITSM
10 4 (5.00%) Memory Management
10 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 4 (5.00%) Time Management
10 4 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) PowerShell
2 15 (18.75%) Python
3 4 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (2.50%) SQL
4 2 (2.50%) VBScript
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (67.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (46.25%) MCSE
3 22 (27.50%) MCSA
4 12 (15.00%) MCTS
5 11 (13.75%) A+ Certification
5 11 (13.75%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (11.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (10.00%) CCNA
7 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.00%) Degree
8 7 (8.75%) MCITP
9 4 (5.00%) ACDT
9 4 (5.00%) ACHDS
9 4 (5.00%) ACTC
9 4 (5.00%) MCDST
9 4 (5.00%) MCSM
10 2 (2.50%) CCNP
10 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.50%) MCSD
11 1 (1.25%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.75%) XenApp
5 6 (7.50%) vSphere
6 4 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.25%) NFS
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Ansible
1 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
1 5 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (3.75%) SCCM
4 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.50%) WSUS
5 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.25%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 59 (73.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) VMware
3 14 (17.50%) Cisco
4 13 (16.25%) Citrix
5 11 (13.75%) HP
6 8 (10.00%) Remedy
7 7 (8.75%) EMC
7 7 (8.75%) McAfee
8 6 (7.50%) CA
8 6 (7.50%) CommVault
8 6 (7.50%) FalconStor
9 5 (6.25%) Google
10 4 (5.00%) Adobe
10 4 (5.00%) Apple
10 4 (5.00%) Bomgar
10 4 (5.00%) Lotus
10 4 (5.00%) MobileIron
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle
10 4 (5.00%) Peregrine
10 4 (5.00%) ServiceNow