Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 277 262
Rank change year-on-year +32 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 107 89 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 0.67% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 2.38% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 107 81 118
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,826
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.47% -9.80%
10th Percentile £21,150 £20,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £58,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -3.08%

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 3686 3744 4712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.45% 28.25% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2891 2957 3840
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -1 39 £40,000 +53.85% 2
Hertfordshire -10 34 £45,000 +28.57%
Bedfordshire +37 17 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Essex +34 12 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Norfolk +17 3 - -
Suffolk +8 2 £65,000 +116.67%
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 91 (85.05%) Microsoft
1 91 (85.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (65.42%) Windows
3 45 (42.06%) Active Directory
4 44 (41.12%) SQL Server
5 39 (36.45%) Degree
6 37 (34.58%) SQL
7 36 (33.64%) Windows Server
8 35 (32.71%) Computer Science
9 34 (31.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 33 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
11 32 (29.91%) .NET
11 32 (29.91%) ITIL
12 31 (28.97%) HTML
12 31 (28.97%) C++
12 31 (28.97%) Software Engineering
13 30 (28.04%) Java
13 30 (28.04%) MS Exchange
14 28 (26.17%) C#
15 27 (25.23%) CCNA
15 27 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (25.23%) Android
16 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (23.36%) Windows 7
16 25 (23.36%) VMware
17 23 (21.50%) DHCP
17 23 (21.50%) DNS
18 22 (20.56%) Cisco
18 22 (20.56%) Citrix

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 30 (28.04%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.80%) Confluence
8 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) Office 365
2 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.67%) Mimecast
3 5 (4.67%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.80%) PaaS
5 2 (1.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) DHCP
1 23 (21.50%) DNS
2 18 (16.82%) Firewall
3 17 (15.89%) VoIP
4 16 (14.95%) SAN
5 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.41%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.54%) VPN
7 7 (6.54%) WAN
8 5 (4.67%) LAN
8 5 (4.67%) VLAN
9 3 (2.80%) Internet
10 2 (1.87%) Network Security
10 2 (1.87%) Wireless
11 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.93%) IPsec
11 1 (0.93%) PBX
11 1 (0.93%) Skype
11 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (41.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (8.41%) Publishing
2 8 (7.48%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Retail
3 6 (5.61%) Automotive
4 4 (3.74%) Back Office
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Software Engineer
2 19 (17.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (16.82%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (14.02%) Analyst
5 14 (13.08%) Support Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) Support Analyst
7 11 (10.28%) Applications Engineer
7 11 (10.28%) IT Support
8 10 (9.35%) Desktop Support
9 9 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Developer
11 7 (6.54%) Architect
12 6 (5.61%) Consultant
12 6 (5.61%) SharePoint Consultant
12 6 (5.61%) Wintel Engineer
13 5 (4.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.91%) .NET
2 31 (28.97%) HTML
3 21 (19.63%) AngularJS
3 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
4 19 (17.76%) HTML5
4 19 (17.76%) jQuery
4 19 (17.76%) MFC
5 16 (14.95%) Angular 2
6 9 (8.41%) Web Services
7 7 (6.54%) CSS
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.67%) REST
8 5 (4.67%) WCF
9 4 (3.74%) XML
10 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.80%) MSMQ
10 3 (2.80%) SOAP
10 3 (2.80%) WSDL
11 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.87%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.71%) Computer Science
2 33 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (17.76%) Mobile App
4 12 (11.21%) Client/Server
5 9 (8.41%) Replication
6 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
7 6 (5.61%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.87%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.87%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.93%) Handset
9 1 (0.93%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 70 (65.42%) Windows
2 36 (33.64%) Windows Server
3 27 (25.23%) Android
4 25 (23.36%) Windows 7
4 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (18.69%) Apple iOS
6 17 (15.89%) Windows 10
7 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.54%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.54%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.87%) Linux
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) Unix
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) ITIL
2 31 (28.97%) Software Engineering
3 19 (17.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (11.21%) Migration
4 12 (11.21%) Mobile Development
5 11 (10.28%) Collaborative Working
5 11 (10.28%) Problem Management
6 10 (9.35%) ITIL V3
7 9 (8.41%) Change Management
7 9 (8.41%) CRM
7 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.48%) Creative Thinking
8 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.48%) UML
9 7 (6.54%) Logistics
9 7 (6.54%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (6.54%) Project Management
9 7 (6.54%) Service Management
9 7 (6.54%) TOGAF
10 6 (5.61%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.58%) SQL
2 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.97%) C++
4 30 (28.04%) Java
5 28 (26.17%) C#
6 18 (16.82%) Objective-C
7 12 (11.21%) PowerShell
8 11 (10.28%) VBScript
9 8 (7.48%) VB
10 4 (3.74%) Delphi
10 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.80%) VB6
12 2 (1.87%) C
13 1 (0.93%) REXX
13 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 91 (85.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (36.45%) Degree
3 34 (31.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (25.23%) CCNA
4 27 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (19.63%) MCSA
5 21 (19.63%) MCSE
6 18 (16.82%) A+ Certification
6 18 (16.82%) MCTS
7 14 (13.08%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (9.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (8.41%) CCAA
10 6 (5.61%) CCNP
10 6 (5.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (4.67%) CCA
11 5 (4.67%) DBS Check
11 5 (4.67%) MCSD
12 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) PCI DSS
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) PMBOK
2 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 45 (42.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.02%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.48%) XenApp
5 2 (1.87%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) SCCM
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (4.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.93%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (85.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.36%) VMware
3 22 (20.56%) Cisco
3 22 (20.56%) Citrix
4 13 (12.15%) HP
5 10 (9.35%) SonicWALL
6 6 (5.61%) Nintex
7 5 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.80%) CA
8 3 (2.80%) EMC
8 3 (2.80%) NetApp
9 2 (1.87%) BMC
9 2 (1.87%) CommVault
9 2 (1.87%) FalconStor
9 2 (1.87%) McAfee
10 1 (0.93%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.93%) Meraki
10 1 (0.93%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.93%) Red Box
10 1 (0.93%) Veeam