MCP Jobs in England

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MCP qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 16 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 570 777 952
Rank change year-on-year +207 +175 -195
Permanent jobs citing MCP 308 117 235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.42% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 212 97 179
10th Percentile £22,960 £23,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £28,438 £25,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% -0.71%
75th Percentile £40,000 £50,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £48,750
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,797 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.91% -6.29% -10.26%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

MCP falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in England.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25,654 27,711 39,123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 26.84% 33.76% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15,775 12,833 16,968
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £38,734 £42,500 £40,132
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in England

MCP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCP in England.

Salary trend for MCP in England

MCP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCP in England over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Salary histogram for MCP in England

MCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the England region over the 6 months to 16 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Midlands +50 110 £27,500 - 3
West Midlands +48 73 £35,225 +35.48% 2
North of England +52 58 £31,250 -3.85% 8
South East -3 57 £38,000 +38.18% 6
South West -1 45 £32,500 -4.41% 16
East Midlands +1 37 £25,000 -52.38% 1
North West -5 29 £30,000 -7.69% 6
London +94 26 £55,000 +35.38% 9
Yorkshire +86 25 £32,500 +25.00% 2
East of England -11 12 £29,500 -50.83% 2
North East -14 4 £28,500 -66.47%
MCP
UK

MCP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (19.16%) Microsoft Exchange
2 27 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 85 (27.60%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 134 (43.51%) Microsoft 365
2 68 (22.08%) Azure
3 27 (8.77%) Entra ID
4 13 (4.22%) AWS
5 12 (3.90%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.95%) Azure Sentinel
6 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.95%) IaaS
6 6 (1.95%) Twilio
7 4 (1.30%) Azure Monitor
7 4 (1.30%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.97%) Azure Stack
8 3 (0.97%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 3 (0.97%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.32%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 112 (36.36%) Network Security
2 79 (25.65%) Internet
3 71 (23.05%) WLAN
4 49 (15.91%) Firewall
5 29 (9.42%) DHCP
5 29 (9.42%) DNS
6 19 (6.17%) LAN
7 18 (5.84%) SAN
8 17 (5.52%) VPN
9 15 (4.87%) WAN
10 14 (4.55%) Wireless
11 13 (4.22%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (3.90%) TCP/IP
13 10 (3.25%) VLAN
14 8 (2.60%) VoIP
15 6 (1.95%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.62%) NAS
16 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
17 4 (1.30%) SSL
18 3 (0.97%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.27%) Power BI
3 3 (0.97%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) QlikView
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 107 (34.74%) Social Skills
2 26 (8.44%) Finance
3 19 (6.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 18 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.87%) Organisational Skills
6 12 (3.90%) Legal
7 10 (3.25%) Banking
7 10 (3.25%) Games
8 6 (1.95%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.62%) Local Government
9 5 (1.62%) Retail
10 4 (1.30%) Electronics
10 4 (1.30%) Law
10 4 (1.30%) Marketing
11 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (37.34%) Support Engineer
2 109 (35.39%) IT Support
3 89 (28.90%) IT Engineer
4 82 (26.62%) IT Support Engineer
5 29 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (9.42%) Desktop Engineer
6 27 (8.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 27 (8.77%) Analyst
7 25 (8.12%) Field Engineer
8 23 (7.47%) Desktop Support
8 23 (7.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 21 (6.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 21 (6.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 21 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (6.82%) Field Support Engineer
10 19 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
10 19 (6.17%) Hardware Engineer
11 16 (5.19%) IT Manager
12 15 (4.87%) Senior
12 15 (4.87%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) EDI
2 1 (0.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 102 (33.12%) Onboarding
2 91 (29.55%) Driving Licence
3 39 (12.66%) Data Centre
4 26 (8.44%) Private Cloud
5 10 (3.25%) Replication
5 10 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.27%) CCTV
6 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.30%) iPhone
8 3 (0.97%) Clustering
8 3 (0.97%) EPoS
8 3 (0.97%) iPad
8 3 (0.97%) Media Streaming
8 3 (0.97%) Team-Oriented Environment
9 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.32%) IoT
9 1 (0.32%) Product Ownership
9 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 230 (74.68%) Windows
2 76 (24.68%) Linux
3 51 (16.56%) Windows 10
4 36 (11.69%) Mac OS
4 36 (11.69%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.25%) Android
7 6 (1.95%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.30%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Unix
9 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (48.38%) Problem-Solving
2 145 (47.08%) ITIL
3 122 (39.61%) Customer Service
4 109 (35.39%) Computer Science
5 91 (29.55%) Asset Management
6 82 (26.62%) IT Asset Management
7 81 (26.30%) Mentoring
8 67 (21.75%) Network Management
9 47 (15.26%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (8.44%) Presales
10 26 (8.44%) Software Licensing
11 20 (6.49%) ITSM
12 18 (5.84%) Service Delivery
13 17 (5.52%) Break/Fix
13 17 (5.52%) Service Management
14 16 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 16 (5.19%) Line Management
15 13 (4.22%) Email Filtering
15 13 (4.22%) Impact Assessments
15 13 (4.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.12%) PowerShell
2 15 (4.87%) SQL
3 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.32%) Bash
5 1 (0.32%) C
5 1 (0.32%) C#
5 1 (0.32%) Go
5 1 (0.32%) Java
5 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 233 (75.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (62.01%) Degree
3 107 (34.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 100 (32.47%) MCSE
5 87 (28.25%) CCNA
5 87 (28.25%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (25.00%) A+ Certification
7 70 (22.73%) CCNP
8 68 (22.08%) LPIC
9 47 (15.26%) DBS Check
10 26 (8.44%) MCSA
11 18 (5.84%) Security Cleared
12 14 (4.55%) SC Cleared
13 13 (4.22%) DV Cleared
13 13 (4.22%) Network+ Certification
14 11 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (2.27%) MCTS
16 5 (1.62%) CCA
16 5 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (1.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.69%) SLA
2 6 (1.95%) GDPR
3 4 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 161 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.27%) vSphere
4 7 (2.27%) XenApp
4 7 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.65%) Firmware
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (13.31%) SCCM
2 15 (4.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.95%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (1.95%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.62%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.30%) WSUS
6 3 (0.97%) Autotask
Vendors
1 290 (94.16%) Microsoft
2 81 (26.30%) Cisco
3 42 (13.64%) VMware
4 34 (11.04%) Apple
5 27 (8.77%) Adobe
6 15 (4.87%) Citrix
6 15 (4.87%) Dell
7 14 (4.55%) ServiceNow
8 11 (3.57%) Datto
8 11 (3.57%) Sophos
9 9 (2.92%) HP
9 9 (2.92%) Veeam
10 7 (2.27%) WatchGuard
11 6 (1.95%) Dell Compellent
11 6 (1.95%) Draytek
12 5 (1.62%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.62%) N-able
12 5 (1.62%) Symantec
12 5 (1.62%) Veritas
13 4 (1.30%) iManage