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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 167 151 134
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 19 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 0.22% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 0.98% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 22
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
934 615 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.57% 23.04% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 752 490 459
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 October 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 45 (91.84%) Microsoft
2 36 (73.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (61.22%) Windows
4 25 (51.02%) VMware
5 20 (40.82%) MCSE
6 19 (38.78%) ITIL
6 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
7 18 (36.73%) Citrix
8 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
8 17 (34.69%) MCSA
8 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
9 16 (32.65%) SharePoint
9 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
9 16 (32.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (32.65%) SCCM
10 15 (30.61%) .NET
10 15 (30.61%) SAN
11 14 (28.57%) SQL
11 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (26.53%) C#
12 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
12 13 (26.53%) Cisco
12 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
13 11 (22.45%) MCITP
14 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
14 10 (20.41%) CCIE
14 10 (20.41%) CCNP
14 10 (20.41%) CCNA
14 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 16 (32.65%) SharePoint
1 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.08%) Apache
7 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) SAN
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) FTP
3 3 (6.12%) HTTP
4 2 (4.08%) SMTP
4 2 (4.08%) SSH
4 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Operations Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Wintel Support
7 4 (8.16%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Network Support
8 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
4 9 (18.37%) Ajax
5 8 (16.33%) HTML
6 7 (14.29%) WCF
6 7 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (6.12%) LAMP
8 2 (4.08%) Web Services
8 2 (4.08%) XML
9 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) UNIX
5 2 (4.08%) CentOS
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) OO
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) CRM
4 7 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.16%) Coaching
7 2 (4.08%) Software Distribution
7 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.08%) Line Management
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 2 (4.08%) SOA
7 2 (4.08%) TDD
7 2 (4.08%) ITSM
7 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) VB
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (40.82%) MCSE
3 17 (34.69%) MCSA
4 16 (32.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (22.45%) MCITP
6 10 (20.41%) VCAP
6 10 (20.41%) CCIE
6 10 (20.41%) CCNP
6 10 (20.41%) CCNA
6 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (14.29%) MCAD
7 7 (14.29%) MCSD
7 7 (14.29%) MCTS
8 3 (6.12%) MCPD
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.08%) MCDST
10 1 (2.04%) Degree
10 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.12%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) XenServer
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (91.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (51.02%) VMware
3 18 (36.73%) Citrix
4 13 (26.53%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) Dell
5 7 (14.29%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 2 (4.08%) Brocade
6 2 (4.08%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) NetApp
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.04%) Spiceworks
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum DOE, + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Channelgate
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago