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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 464 430
Rank change year-on-year +31 -34  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 179 182 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.45% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 1.87% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 151 143 216
Median salary £32,000 £37,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% -6.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 8433 9744 11451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.01% 24.33% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6478 8197 9344
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 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
City of London +10 33 £29,000 -42.00% 2
Mitcham - 4 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 £35,000 -
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Croydon - 2 £18,000 -
Harrow - 2 £31,000 -
Ealing - 1 £31,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £32,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for MCP.

1 246 (72.57%) Windows
1 246 (72.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 217 (64.01%) Microsoft
3 153 (45.13%) Active Directory
4 133 (39.23%) ITIL
5 130 (38.35%) MCSE
6 102 (30.09%) VMware
7 95 (28.02%) Microsoft Office
7 95 (28.02%) Cisco
8 92 (27.14%) Windows Server
9 91 (26.84%) Office 365
10 86 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 81 (23.89%) Firewall
12 80 (23.60%) Windows 7
13 77 (22.71%) Degree
14 76 (22.42%) MS Exchange
15 75 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
16 74 (21.83%) CCNA
16 74 (21.83%) Windows Server 2008
17 72 (21.24%) Citrix
18 70 (20.65%) Hyper-V
19 69 (20.35%) Finance
20 67 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 63 (18.58%) MCSA
22 60 (17.70%) SQL Server
23 59 (17.40%) TCP/IP
24 52 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
24 52 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
25 48 (14.16%) DNS
26 46 (13.57%) SCCM

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 76 (22.42%) MS Exchange
2 52 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.31%) Skype for Business
6 15 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (3.24%) IIS
9 10 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.65%) CMS
11 4 (1.18%) IBM Domino
11 4 (1.18%) Sitefinity
11 4 (1.18%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.88%) SAS
12 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 95 (28.02%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 91 (26.84%) Office 365
2 52 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.24%) G Suite
5 6 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.18%) Basecamp
6 4 (1.18%) GitHub
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.59%) Yammer
9 1 (0.29%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (23.89%) Firewall
2 59 (17.40%) TCP/IP
3 48 (14.16%) DNS
4 36 (10.62%) LAN
5 35 (10.32%) WAN
6 32 (9.44%) DHCP
7 28 (8.26%) SAN
7 28 (8.26%) VPN
8 26 (7.67%) IP Telephony
9 24 (7.08%) Network Security
9 24 (7.08%) Wireless
10 21 (6.19%) VoIP
11 18 (5.31%) Internet
12 13 (3.83%) Skype
13 9 (2.65%) Unified Communications
13 9 (2.65%) VLAN
14 7 (2.06%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.06%) WLAN
15 6 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.36%) Big Data
6 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.88%) Power BI
9 2 (0.59%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.59%) MySQL
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (8.85%) NUnit
2 26 (7.67%) Moq
2 26 (7.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.47%) JIRA
5 4 (1.18%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.18%) NCover
5 4 (1.18%) NDoc
5 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) NuGet
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (20.35%) Finance
2 28 (8.26%) Games
3 21 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.95%) Law
5 5 (1.47%) Banking
5 5 (1.47%) Legal
6 4 (1.18%) Billing
6 4 (1.18%) Retail
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (28.91%) Analyst
2 75 (22.12%) Support Engineer
3 62 (18.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 62 (18.29%) Support Analyst
4 39 (11.50%) IT Support
5 38 (11.21%) Developer
6 35 (10.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 33 (9.73%) Junior
8 32 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (9.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 29 (8.55%) .NET Developer
10 29 (8.55%) Service Analyst
10 29 (8.55%) Service Desk Analyst
11 28 (8.26%) Desktop Support
12 27 (7.96%) Graduate
13 26 (7.67%) Games Developer
13 26 (7.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 26 (7.67%) Graduate Developer
13 26 (7.67%) Junior .NET Developer
13 26 (7.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.09%) .NET
2 36 (10.62%) ASP.NET
3 28 (8.26%) .NET Framework
3 28 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (7.67%) LINQ
5 26 (7.67%) NHibernate
6 11 (3.24%) HTML
7 10 (2.95%) CSS
7 10 (2.95%) XML
8 9 (2.65%) Web Services
9 8 (2.36%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.77%) Ajax
10 6 (1.77%) jQuery
11 5 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.47%) XSLT
12 4 (1.18%) JSON
12 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 4 (1.18%) REST
12 4 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.03%) Blackberry
2 30 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.19%) Smartphone
4 19 (5.60%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.42%) iPad
6 15 (4.42%) iPhone
7 12 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.77%) Clustering
8 6 (1.77%) Fintech
8 6 (1.77%) Social Media
9 5 (1.47%) User Experience
10 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.18%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.88%) Wiki
12 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 246 (72.57%) Windows
2 92 (27.14%) Windows Server
3 86 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (23.60%) Windows 7
5 74 (21.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (11.50%) Windows 10
6 39 (11.50%) Windows 8
7 28 (8.26%) Android
7 28 (8.26%) Linux
8 25 (7.37%) Mac OS X
9 18 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.65%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.47%) Unix
11 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.59%) CentOS
14 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (39.23%) ITIL
2 35 (10.32%) MVC
3 34 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.73%) ITIL V3
5 28 (8.26%) Scrum
6 26 (7.67%) BDD
6 26 (7.67%) Kanban
6 26 (7.67%) TDD
6 26 (7.67%) Web Application Development
7 25 (7.37%) Incident Management
8 19 (5.60%) CRM
9 18 (5.31%) Change Management
9 18 (5.31%) Service Management
10 17 (5.01%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (4.13%) PRINCE2
12 13 (3.83%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (3.54%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.24%) High Availability
14 11 (3.24%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.21%) C#
2 28 (8.26%) SQL
3 16 (4.72%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.36%) VB
6 7 (2.06%) C
7 4 (1.18%) R
7 4 (1.18%) VBA
8 3 (0.88%) C++
8 3 (0.88%) Python
8 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.59%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) Java
10 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 246 (72.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (38.35%) MCSE
3 77 (22.71%) Degree
4 75 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (21.83%) CCNA
6 63 (18.58%) MCSA
7 36 (10.62%) MCTS
8 32 (9.44%) A+ Certification
9 27 (7.96%) MCAD
9 27 (7.96%) MCSD
10 25 (7.37%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (7.37%) MCDST
11 23 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (5.60%) MCITP
13 15 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (3.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (2.95%) CCA
17 9 (2.65%) CCNP
18 7 (2.06%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (13.27%) SLA
2 7 (2.06%) PMO
3 4 (1.18%) QA
4 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (45.13%) Active Directory
2 70 (20.65%) Hyper-V
3 67 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (9.73%) vSphere
5 19 (5.60%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.42%) XenApp
7 14 (4.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (4.13%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.59%) XenServer
12 1 (0.29%) iptables
12 1 (0.29%) pfSense
12 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (13.57%) SCCM
2 16 (4.72%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.72%) WSUS
3 5 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (1.47%) vCenter Server
4 4 (1.18%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.18%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.59%) Cacti
6 2 (0.59%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) cPanel
7 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.29%) Plesk
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 217 (64.01%) Microsoft
2 102 (30.09%) VMware
3 95 (28.02%) Cisco
4 72 (21.24%) Citrix
5 35 (10.32%) HP
6 22 (6.49%) NetApp
7 21 (6.19%) Dell
8 20 (5.90%) Veeam
9 18 (5.31%) Apple
10 17 (5.01%) Symantec
11 15 (4.42%) EMC
11 15 (4.42%) Veritas
12 14 (4.13%) Google
13 11 (3.24%) Draytek
13 11 (3.24%) Juniper
14 10 (2.95%) CheckPoint
15 9 (2.65%) Meraki
16 8 (2.36%) Bloomberg
16 8 (2.36%) Reuters
17 7 (2.06%) Remedy
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25-30k Basic and depending on experience
Posted: 16 minutes ago
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £27K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32500 - £37000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great company culture
Posted: 6 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (pro-rata) depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago