The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 167 126 105
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 1.15% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 4.95% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 35
Average salary £35,000 £23,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.53% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
864 646 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.77% 23.20% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 737 505 519
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
West Yorkshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MCP Salary Trend in Leeds

MCP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 31 (91.18%) Windows
1 31 (91.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 24 (70.59%) MCSE
4 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
6 18 (52.94%) VMware
7 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
8 15 (44.12%) MS Office
9 14 (41.18%) DNS
10 13 (38.24%) VPN
10 13 (38.24%) Citrix
10 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
10 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
10 13 (38.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (35.29%) Lync
11 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (35.29%) SCCM
11 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
11 12 (35.29%) IIS
12 11 (32.35%) ITIL
12 11 (32.35%) SLA
12 11 (32.35%) Cisco
12 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (29.41%) HP
13 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
13 10 (29.41%) SAN
13 10 (29.41%) Degree

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
1 13 (38.24%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (35.29%) Lync
2 12 (35.29%) IIS
3 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (23.53%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.88%) Apache
7 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Office
2 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 14 (41.18%) DNS
3 13 (38.24%) VPN
4 10 (29.41%) SAN
5 9 (26.47%) Internet
5 9 (26.47%) DHCP
6 7 (20.59%) Firewall
7 5 (14.71%) SSL
7 5 (14.71%) SMTP
7 5 (14.71%) MPLS
8 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Moq
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) IT Operations Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Support
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.94%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.82%) WinForms
2 3 (8.82%) WPF
3 2 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) LINQ
4 1 (2.94%) MonoRail
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) Spring.NET
4 1 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.94%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Replication
3 4 (11.76%) iPad
3 4 (11.76%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (23.53%) Linux
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Phone
7 4 (11.76%) Android
8 3 (8.82%) UNIX
9 1 (2.94%) Solaris
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
2 8 (23.53%) Change Control
3 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) MVVM
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
6 2 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) UML
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (70.59%) MCSE
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (29.41%) Degree
5 9 (26.47%) MCSA
6 8 (23.53%) MCITP
6 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) MCTS
8 3 (8.82%) CCNA
9 2 (5.88%) MCAD
9 2 (5.88%) MCSD
10 1 (2.94%) CCA
10 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.94%) RHCE
10 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.94%) SCSA
10 1 (2.94%) MCPD
10 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 8 (23.53%) vSphere
3 8 (23.53%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) SCCM
2 9 (26.47%) SCOM
3 8 (23.53%) Nagios
4 1 (2.94%) Netcool
4 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.94%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) Citrix
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco
5 10 (29.41%) HP
6 9 (26.47%) Dell
7 8 (23.53%) Huawei
7 8 (23.53%) CommVault
7 8 (23.53%) Veeam
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.88%) Symantec
10 1 (2.94%) Juniper
10 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.94%) NetApp
10 1 (2.94%) Lotus
10 1 (2.94%) BMC
10 1 (2.94%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) Sun
10 1 (2.94%) Google
10 1 (2.94%) Brocade
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