Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 126 242
Rank change year-on-year -94 +116 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 22 8 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.56% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 29
10th Percentile " £27,900 £24,000
25th Percentile £20,250 £29,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £21,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -33.85% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £33,750 £56,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £50,000 " £48,750
England median annual salary £32,250 £35,000 £34,317
% change year-on-year -7.86% +1.99% +14.39%

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 1,670 512 1,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.30% 26.15% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 608 396 1,383
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,938 £37,500 £34,651
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £61,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £72,900
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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 - 11 £21,500 - 10
Hertfordshire -76 6 £30,250 -2.42% 2
Bedfordshire -17 3 £52,500 - 4
Essex -7 2 £30,250 +0.83% 2
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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 18 (81.82%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Social Skills
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) CCNA
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (50.00%) ITSM
5 11 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) PMP
8 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
8 3 (13.64%) LAN
8 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
8 3 (13.64%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.64%) French Language
8 3 (13.64%) German Language
8 3 (13.64%) Italian Language
8 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
8 3 (13.64%) Software Audit
8 3 (13.64%) Snow
8 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (13.64%) Cost Control
9 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (9.09%) Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 17 (77.27%) Social Skills
2 3 (13.64%) French Language
2 3 (13.64%) German Language
2 3 (13.64%) Italian Language
2 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) IT Support
2 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Asset Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) ITSM
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) Cost Control
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) Software Audit
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.09%) Logistics
4 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) B2B
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Threat Detection
5 1 (4.55%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CCNA
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
3 3 (13.64%) PMP
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Snow
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware