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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 195 187
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 69 59 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 0.87% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 2.97% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 69 48 94
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.67% +27.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1876 1987 2554
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.43% 29.26% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3055 3437 4402
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -18 26 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 25 £40,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +15 8 £22,500 -48.57% 3
Essex -5 7 £27,000 +35.00% 1
Norfolk +1 3 - -
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MCP.

1 115 (79.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (78.47%) Microsoft
3 106 (73.61%) Windows
4 75 (52.08%) Active Directory
5 67 (46.53%) Windows Server
6 60 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 56 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (38.19%) ITIL
8 55 (38.19%) MCSE
9 52 (36.11%) Windows 7
10 47 (32.64%) DNS
11 44 (30.56%) Cisco
11 44 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
12 42 (29.17%) CCNA
12 42 (29.17%) SQL Server
13 41 (28.47%) MCSA
13 41 (28.47%) DHCP
14 40 (27.78%) Office 365
15 36 (25.00%) SQL
16 35 (24.31%) VMware
17 33 (22.92%) Firewall
18 32 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (19.44%) MCTS
19 28 (19.44%) Computer Science
19 28 (19.44%) Hyper-V
20 27 (18.75%) Security Cleared
20 27 (18.75%) Software Engineering
21 26 (18.06%) Degree
21 26 (18.06%) HTML

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 60 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.58%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.33%) IIS
5 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.39%) Apache
8 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.08%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (2.08%) Inkscape
3 3 (2.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.78%) Office 365
2 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.47%) PaaS
5 5 (3.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.64%) DNS
2 41 (28.47%) DHCP
3 33 (22.92%) Firewall
4 18 (12.50%) SAN
5 16 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.72%) VPN
7 10 (6.94%) VoIP
8 9 (6.25%) LAN
8 9 (6.25%) WAN
9 8 (5.56%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.86%) Internet
10 7 (4.86%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (4.17%) HTTP
12 5 (3.47%) HTTPS
12 5 (3.47%) IMAP
12 5 (3.47%) SMTP
12 5 (3.47%) Wireless
13 3 (2.08%) Skype
13 3 (2.08%) VLAN
14 2 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (2.78%) MSI
3 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.47%) Retail
3 4 (2.78%) Automotive
4 3 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Finance
5 2 (1.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (27.78%) IT Support
2 31 (21.53%) Analyst
3 25 (17.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (15.28%) Support Engineer
5 20 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 20 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 18 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 17 (11.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 17 (11.81%) IT Analyst
8 16 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (9.72%) IT Engineer
10 12 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (6.94%) Developer
11 10 (6.94%) Incident Analyst
11 10 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (6.94%) SIEM Analyst
11 10 (6.94%) SOC Analyst
11 10 (6.94%) Support Technician
12 9 (6.25%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.06%) HTML
2 21 (14.58%) AngularJS
2 21 (14.58%) HTML5
3 18 (12.50%) Angular 2
4 17 (11.81%) .NET
5 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET
5 13 (9.03%) CSS
6 11 (7.64%) jQuery
7 10 (6.94%) MFC
8 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.69%) CSS3
8 1 (0.69%) MDX
8 1 (0.69%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 26 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (15.28%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.94%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 8 (5.56%) Replication
6 7 (4.86%) Clustering
7 6 (4.17%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.47%) Fat Client
8 5 (3.47%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.08%) 3D Printing
11 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.69%) CMDB
11 1 (0.69%) Life Science
11 1 (0.69%) Pocket PC
11 1 (0.69%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 106 (73.61%) Windows
2 67 (46.53%) Windows Server
3 56 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (36.11%) Windows 7
5 44 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (17.36%) Android
6 25 (17.36%) Apple iOS
6 25 (17.36%) Windows 10
7 17 (11.81%) Windows XP
8 8 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.86%) Linux
10 5 (3.47%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.47%) Unix
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.19%) ITIL
2 27 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 24 (16.67%) Change Management
4 22 (15.28%) Mobile Application Development
5 21 (14.58%) Problem Management
5 21 (14.58%) Service Management
6 16 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (10.42%) ITIL V3
8 13 (9.03%) High Availability
9 12 (8.33%) Information Security
9 12 (8.33%) Mobile Development
10 11 (7.64%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.94%) SIEM
12 9 (6.25%) Application Packaging
13 8 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
13 8 (5.56%) Project Management
14 6 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.00%) SQL
2 25 (17.36%) PowerShell
3 24 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.28%) C++
5 19 (13.19%) Java
5 19 (13.19%) VBScript
6 13 (9.03%) C#
7 9 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.17%) VB
9 5 (3.47%) REXX
9 5 (3.47%) Tcl
10 2 (1.39%) C
11 1 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (79.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (38.19%) MCSE
3 42 (29.17%) CCNA
3 42 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (28.47%) MCSA
5 28 (19.44%) MCTS
6 27 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 26 (18.06%) Degree
8 25 (17.36%) A+ Certification
9 22 (15.28%) SC Cleared
10 21 (14.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (13.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (6.94%) CEH
12 10 (6.94%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (6.94%) CISA
12 10 (6.94%) CISM
12 10 (6.94%) CISSP
12 10 (6.94%) CRISC
12 10 (6.94%) SANS
13 8 (5.56%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (12.50%) SCCM
2 9 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 7 (4.86%) SCOM
4 6 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.78%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.69%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (78.47%) Microsoft
2 44 (30.56%) Cisco
3 35 (24.31%) VMware
4 19 (13.19%) Citrix
5 10 (6.94%) AlienVault
5 10 (6.94%) BMC
5 10 (6.94%) HP
5 10 (6.94%) LogLogic
5 10 (6.94%) LogRhythm
6 9 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 9 (6.25%) Veeam
7 7 (4.86%) IBM
8 6 (4.17%) CA
9 5 (3.47%) Apple
9 5 (3.47%) Google
10 3 (2.08%) Adobe
11 2 (1.39%) EMC
11 2 (1.39%) Meraki
11 2 (1.39%) Nintex
11 2 (1.39%) Sophos
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