The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 22 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 6.67% 5.17% 10.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.10% 24.00% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £26,250 £30,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +11.81%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
MCP
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 17.50% 21.55% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £55,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

MCP
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

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

MCP Salary Trend in Huddersfield

MCP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) MCITP
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) CCA
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (26.67%) iPhone
3 4 (26.67%) iPad
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) SLA
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Support
3 4 (26.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) iPhone
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MCITP
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 11 (73.33%) CCA
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Citrix
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft