The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 434 480 337
Rank change year-on-year +46 -143  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 156 175 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.41% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 1.61% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 131 145 322
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,000
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8023 10903 11048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.73% 25.72% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6494 9044 9004
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in London

MCP
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in London.

Salary trend for MCP in London

MCP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in London

MCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
City of London +40 29 £31,000 -4.61% 2
Docklands, London -2 8 £44,000 -
Canary Wharf -10 4 £36,000 -
Croydon +7 3 £28,000 +16.66%
Twickenham -2 1 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Bromley - 1 £18,000 -
Mitcham - 1 £27,500 -
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region with a requirement for MCP.

1 246 (75.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 224 (69.14%) Windows
3 220 (67.90%) Microsoft
4 151 (46.60%) Active Directory
5 121 (37.35%) ITIL
6 118 (36.42%) MCSE
7 107 (33.02%) VMware
8 106 (32.72%) MS Excel
9 102 (31.48%) Cisco
10 82 (25.31%) Firewall
10 82 (25.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 82 (25.31%) Windows Server
11 81 (25.00%) Citrix
12 80 (24.69%) MS Office
13 77 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 76 (23.46%) Cisco Certification
15 75 (23.15%) CCNA
16 73 (22.53%) Windows 7
17 71 (21.91%) Degree
17 71 (21.91%) Office 365
18 68 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
19 63 (19.44%) SQL Server
20 61 (18.83%) MS Exchange
21 60 (18.52%) Hyper-V
22 57 (17.59%) SCCM
22 57 (17.59%) MCSA
22 57 (17.59%) Finance
23 56 (17.28%) DNS
24 53 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
25 50 (15.43%) TCP/IP

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 61 (18.83%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.25%) Skype for Business
5 14 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (4.32%) IIS
6 10 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.93%) CMS
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.62%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 106 (32.72%) MS Excel
2 80 (24.69%) MS Office
3 11 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) MS Project
4 4 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Eikon
3 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 71 (21.91%) Office 365
2 53 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.54%) G Suite
5 5 (1.54%) IaaS
6 4 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.23%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.23%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.62%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 82 (25.31%) Firewall
2 56 (17.28%) DNS
3 50 (15.43%) TCP/IP
4 38 (11.73%) DHCP
5 35 (10.80%) LAN
5 35 (10.80%) VPN
6 34 (10.49%) WAN
7 28 (8.64%) SAN
8 27 (8.33%) Internet
9 22 (6.79%) IP Telephony
10 21 (6.48%) VoIP
11 20 (6.17%) Network Security
12 18 (5.56%) Wireless
13 17 (5.25%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (3.70%) VLAN
15 9 (2.78%) ADSL
15 9 (2.78%) WLAN
16 8 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.47%) iSCSI
17 7 (2.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.47%) Big Data
6 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.93%) Power BI
10 2 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.62%) GIS
10 2 (0.62%) HDInsight
10 2 (0.62%) MySQL
11 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (8.02%) Moq
1 26 (8.02%) NUnit
1 26 (8.02%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 57 (17.59%) Finance
2 31 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 28 (8.64%) Games
4 16 (4.94%) Billing
5 15 (4.63%) Law
6 12 (3.70%) Publishing
7 4 (1.23%) Advertising
7 4 (1.23%) Retail
8 3 (0.93%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (23.77%) Analyst
2 68 (20.99%) Support Engineer
3 41 (12.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 35 (10.80%) Developer
5 34 (10.49%) Support Analyst
6 33 (10.19%) Junior
7 30 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (8.95%) Desktop Support
9 28 (8.64%) .NET Developer
10 26 (8.02%) Games Developer
10 26 (8.02%) Graduate
10 26 (8.02%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 26 (8.02%) Graduate Developer
10 26 (8.02%) Graduate Games Developer
10 26 (8.02%) Junior .NET Developer
10 26 (8.02%) Junior Developer
10 26 (8.02%) Junior Games Developer
11 24 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 23 (7.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 23 (7.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.27%) .NET
2 39 (12.04%) ASP.NET
3 27 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 27 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 26 (8.02%) LINQ
4 26 (8.02%) NHibernate
5 7 (2.16%) HTML
5 7 (2.16%) XML
6 4 (1.23%) CSS
6 4 (1.23%) jQuery
6 4 (1.23%) Web Services
7 3 (0.93%) Ajax
7 3 (0.93%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.31%) JSON
8 1 (0.31%) RESTful
8 1 (0.31%) WCF
8 1 (0.31%) WPF
8 1 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 26 (8.02%) Smartphone
5 24 (7.41%) Blackberry
6 22 (6.79%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (4.94%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.47%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.23%) iPhone
10 3 (0.93%) iPad
10 3 (0.93%) PKI
10 3 (0.93%) Replication
11 2 (0.62%) Clustering
11 2 (0.62%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.62%) Fintech
11 2 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 224 (69.14%) Windows
2 82 (25.31%) Windows Server
3 77 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (22.53%) Windows 7
5 68 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (12.96%) Windows 8
7 26 (8.02%) Mac OS X
7 26 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (6.79%) Linux
9 19 (5.86%) Android
10 18 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.47%) Windows Phone
12 7 (2.16%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.54%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.23%) Unix
15 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.62%) CentOS
16 2 (0.62%) Debian
16 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.35%) ITIL
2 34 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (9.88%) Scrum
4 29 (8.95%) Service Management
5 28 (8.64%) MVC
5 28 (8.64%) PRINCE2
6 26 (8.02%) BDD
6 26 (8.02%) Kanban
6 26 (8.02%) TDD
6 26 (8.02%) Web Application Development
7 24 (7.41%) Change Management
8 23 (7.10%) Incident Management
9 22 (6.79%) ITIL V3
10 21 (6.48%) CRM
11 16 (4.94%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (4.94%) Service Delivery
12 15 (4.63%) High Availability
13 14 (4.32%) Presales
14 13 (4.01%) ITSM
15 12 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.65%) C#
2 36 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 30 (9.26%) SQL
4 10 (3.09%) C
5 7 (2.16%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.54%) C++
8 4 (1.23%) Java
8 4 (1.23%) R
8 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.93%) VB
10 2 (0.62%) PHP
10 2 (0.62%) Python
11 1 (0.31%) VBScript
11 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 246 (75.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (36.42%) MCSE
3 76 (23.46%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (23.15%) CCNA
5 71 (21.91%) Degree
6 57 (17.59%) MCSA
7 36 (11.11%) MCTS
8 30 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (8.95%) MCITP
10 27 (8.33%) MCAD
10 27 (8.33%) MCSD
11 20 (6.17%) A+ Certification
11 20 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (6.17%) MCDST
12 16 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (4.01%) CCSA
14 12 (3.70%) CCA
14 12 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (3.40%) VCP5
15 11 (3.40%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.42%) SLA
2 21 (6.48%) QA
3 11 (3.40%) PMO
4 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 151 (46.60%) Active Directory
2 82 (25.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 39 (12.04%) vSphere
5 29 (8.95%) XenApp
6 20 (6.17%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.85%) XenServer
9 4 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.23%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.93%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.62%) iptables
11 2 (0.62%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (17.59%) SCCM
2 16 (4.94%) WSUS
3 8 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.16%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.93%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.62%) cPanel
7 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.62%) Plesk
7 2 (0.62%) SCOM
7 2 (0.62%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 220 (67.90%) Microsoft
2 107 (33.02%) VMware
3 102 (31.48%) Cisco
4 81 (25.00%) Citrix
5 27 (8.33%) NetApp
6 25 (7.72%) CheckPoint
7 23 (7.10%) HP
8 21 (6.48%) Apple
9 19 (5.86%) Dell
9 19 (5.86%) Juniper
10 15 (4.63%) Symantec
11 14 (4.32%) Draytek
12 13 (4.01%) Veeam
13 12 (3.70%) Google
13 12 (3.70%) Veritas
14 9 (2.78%) EMC
14 9 (2.78%) Intel Security
14 9 (2.78%) Polycom
14 9 (2.78%) ServiceNow
15 8 (2.47%) F5
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