The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 57 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 0.51% 0.50% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 3.08% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £18,500 £68,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-72.99% +85.97%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
MCP
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrogate region.

Qualifications Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
99 65 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 25.45% 16.13% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 90 64 56
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

MCP
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

MCP Salary Trend in Harrogate

MCP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) HNC
2 3 (50.00%) HND
2 3 (50.00%) PABX
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) PABX
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) HNC
1 3 (50.00%) HND
1 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft