The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 150 163 136
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.23% 0.56% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 2.40% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 38
Median salary £35,000 £23,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.93% -27.69%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,126 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -10.38%

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
612 751 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.27% 23.33% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 514 571 738
Median salary £38,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCP.

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 12 (66.67%) MCSE
4 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 9 (50.00%) Oracle
6 9 (50.00%) Citrix
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
7 8 (44.44%) MCSA
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (33.33%) SCCM
9 6 (33.33%) VMware
10 5 (27.78%) SAN
10 5 (27.78%) Clustering
10 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
10 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
10 5 (27.78%) IIS
10 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (27.78%) Internet

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (27.78%) IIS
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
1 5 (27.78%) Umbraco
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
1 5 (27.78%) NAS
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Server Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Software Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Software Implementation Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Implementation Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) WCF
1 4 (22.22%) WinForms
1 4 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
2 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Presales
3 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Release Management
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Server Building
4 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (66.67%) MCSE
3 8 (44.44%) MCSA
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) MCPD
5 2 (11.11%) CCEA
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MCITP
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) DameWare
3 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Sitecore