MCP Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 556 627 629
Rank change year-on-year +71 +2 -73
Permanent jobs citing MCP 200 127 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.29% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.56% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 184 107 155
10th Percentile £22,620 £23,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £27,338 £24,625 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £31,934 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.77% -8.76% -1.41%
75th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £48,300 £57,800 £47,500
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,797 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.91% -6.29% -5.41%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,327 22,735 22,062
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.71% 36.48% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12,232 8,328 10,263
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,000 £37,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £64,106
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £57,810 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.59% +5.11% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in the UK excluding London

MCP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for MCP in the UK excluding London

MCP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for MCP in the UK excluding London

MCP
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
South East +26 56 £38,000 +26.67% 5
North of England +69 49 £32,500 - 8
Midlands +42 43 £25,000 -5.66% 1
South West +10 32 £32,500 -4.41% 9
Yorkshire +103 23 £32,500 +40.02% 3
West Midlands +37 22 £34,250 +31.73%
North West +13 22 £28,500 -12.31% 4
East Midlands +4 21 £25,000 -52.38% 1
East of England +40 15 £29,500 -66.29% 3
North East +6 4 £28,500 -66.47% 1
Wales +1 4 £27,000 -43.16%
Scotland -70 1 £23,000 -29.23% 6
MCP
UK

MCP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 51 (25.50%) Microsoft Exchange
2 21 (10.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 116 (58.00%) Microsoft 365
2 55 (27.50%) Azure
3 23 (11.50%) Entra ID
4 14 (7.00%) AWS
5 6 (3.00%) Azure Sentinel
5 6 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.00%) IaaS
5 6 (3.00%) Twilio
6 5 (2.50%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.00%) Nutanix
7 2 (1.00%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.50%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.50%) Firewall
2 40 (20.00%) Network Security
3 25 (12.50%) DHCP
3 25 (12.50%) DNS
4 16 (8.00%) LAN
4 16 (8.00%) VPN
5 13 (6.50%) SAN
5 13 (6.50%) WAN
5 13 (6.50%) Wireless
6 12 (6.00%) Internet
6 12 (6.00%) VLAN
7 10 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (4.00%) VoIP
9 6 (3.00%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.00%) NAS
10 4 (2.00%) SSL
10 4 (2.00%) WLAN
11 3 (1.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 93 (46.50%) Social Skills
2 19 (9.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 18 (9.00%) Finance
4 15 (7.50%) Organisational Skills
5 12 (6.00%) Legal
6 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.00%) Games
8 7 (3.50%) Banking
9 6 (3.00%) Local Government
10 5 (2.50%) Retail
11 4 (2.00%) Law
11 4 (2.00%) Marketing
11 4 (2.00%) Public Sector
12 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.50%) Multimedia
13 2 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.50%) Fire and Rescue
14 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (23.50%) Support Engineer
2 38 (19.00%) IT Support
3 27 (13.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 27 (13.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 26 (13.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (13.00%) Analyst
5 24 (12.00%) Field Engineer
6 21 (10.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 21 (10.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 21 (10.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (10.50%) Desktop Support
6 21 (10.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 21 (10.50%) Field Support Engineer
7 19 (9.50%) IT Engineer
8 16 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 15 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
10 13 (6.50%) Hardware Engineer
10 13 (6.50%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (6.00%) IT Analyst
12 11 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.00%) CSS
1 2 (1.00%) HTML
2 1 (0.50%) EDI
2 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.50%) Data Centre
2 27 (13.50%) Onboarding
3 26 (13.00%) Private Cloud
4 19 (9.50%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.00%) CCTV
6 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.00%) Clustering
7 4 (2.00%) iPhone
7 4 (2.00%) Replication
8 3 (1.50%) EPoS
8 3 (1.50%) iPad
8 3 (1.50%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) IoT
9 1 (0.50%) Product Ownership
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 138 (69.00%) Windows
2 52 (26.00%) Windows 10
3 38 (19.00%) Windows Server
4 27 (13.50%) Mac OS
5 8 (4.00%) Linux
6 7 (3.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.00%) Android
8 4 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (54.50%) Customer Service
2 72 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (32.00%) ITIL
4 43 (21.50%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (17.50%) Computer Science
6 28 (14.00%) Software Licensing
7 26 (13.00%) Presales
8 20 (10.00%) ITSM
9 19 (9.50%) Asset Management
10 16 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (8.00%) Service Management
11 14 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.50%) Active Listening
12 13 (6.50%) Break/Fix
12 13 (6.50%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (6.50%) Impact Assessments
12 13 (6.50%) IT Asset Management
12 13 (6.50%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.00%) Email Filtering
13 10 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.00%) SQL
3 2 (1.00%) PHP
3 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.50%) C
4 1 (0.50%) Go
4 1 (0.50%) Java
4 1 (0.50%) Python
4 1 (0.50%) Swift
Qualifications
1 137 (68.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (50.50%) Degree
3 59 (29.50%) A+ Certification
4 43 (21.50%) DBS Check
5 32 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (11.00%) MCSA
6 22 (11.00%) MCSE
7 17 (8.50%) Security Cleared
8 15 (7.50%) CCNA
8 15 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (7.00%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (6.50%) DV Cleared
10 13 (6.50%) SC Cleared
11 11 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (3.00%) MCTS
13 4 (2.00%) HND
13 4 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.50%) AWS Certification
14 3 (1.50%) Azure Certification
14 3 (1.50%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.50%) SLA
2 6 (3.00%) GDPR
3 4 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 140 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.50%) Hyper-V
3 31 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.50%) vSphere
5 6 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.00%) Firmware
7 2 (1.00%) XenApp
7 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (18.50%) SCCM
2 13 (6.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.00%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (3.00%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.00%) WSUS
5 3 (1.50%) Autotask
6 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 191 (95.50%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.50%) VMware
3 34 (17.00%) Apple
4 28 (14.00%) Adobe
5 15 (7.50%) Cisco
6 14 (7.00%) Citrix
7 13 (6.50%) ServiceNow
8 11 (5.50%) Datto
8 11 (5.50%) Dell
8 11 (5.50%) HP
9 8 (4.00%) Sophos
10 7 (3.50%) WatchGuard
11 6 (3.00%) Dell Compellent
11 6 (3.00%) Draytek
11 6 (3.00%) Veeam
12 5 (2.50%) Meraki
13 4 (2.00%) iManage
14 3 (1.50%) ConnectWise
14 3 (1.50%) Kaseya
14 3 (1.50%) Ubiquiti