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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 128 153 134
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCP 43 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.24% 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 2.64% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 22
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
852 683 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.65% 20.99% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 744 527 467
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 62 (93.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 44 (66.67%) Windows
4 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 41 (62.12%) SharePoint
6 27 (40.91%) .NET
6 27 (40.91%) VMware
7 26 (39.39%) MCSE
7 26 (39.39%) C#
7 26 (39.39%) SQL
7 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
7 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (37.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (37.88%) CRM
8 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (36.36%) HTML
9 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 24 (36.36%) IIS
9 24 (36.36%) OO
9 24 (36.36%) MCTS
9 24 (36.36%) .NET Framework
10 23 (34.85%) WCF
10 23 (34.85%) Dynamics CRM
10 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (34.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (34.85%) Office 365
10 23 (34.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (34.85%) MCSA
10 23 (34.85%) OOA/OOD
10 23 (34.85%) CSS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 41 (62.12%) SharePoint
2 24 (36.36%) IIS
3 23 (34.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (34.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 23 (34.85%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
5 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (10.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (34.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) SAN
2 17 (25.76%) Wireless
3 15 (22.73%) VoIP
4 5 (7.58%) Extranet
4 5 (7.58%) DHCP
4 5 (7.58%) DNS
5 4 (6.06%) Firewall
6 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.55%) LAN
6 3 (4.55%) WAN
7 2 (3.03%) FTP
7 2 (3.03%) HTTP
7 2 (3.03%) VLAN
7 2 (3.03%) NAS
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.52%) Network Security
8 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (37.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Subversion
1 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
1 4 (6.06%) Legal
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) SharePoint Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Technical Support
3 15 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (19.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 11 (16.67%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Operations Manager
9 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Operations Manager
9 2 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) .NET
2 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
3 24 (36.36%) HTML
3 24 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 23 (34.85%) WCF
4 23 (34.85%) CSS
4 23 (34.85%) Ajax
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.52%) Clustering
2 1 (1.52%) Replication
2 1 (1.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 44 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.55%) UNIX
6 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.52%) CentOS
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Debian
7 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) CRM
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) OO
3 23 (34.85%) OOA/OOD
4 18 (27.27%) ITIL
5 7 (10.61%) Coaching
5 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.58%) Document Management
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.55%) Software Distribution
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.55%) ITSM
7 3 (4.55%) Service Management
7 3 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (3.03%) Data Management
8 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.03%) Line Management
8 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) C#
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.85%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (93.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (39.39%) MCSE
3 24 (36.36%) MCTS
4 23 (34.85%) MCSA
4 23 (34.85%) MCAD
4 23 (34.85%) MCSD
5 16 (24.24%) MCITP
6 14 (21.21%) CCA
6 14 (21.21%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (10.61%) MCDST
8 3 (4.55%) CCNA
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.52%) MCPD
9 1 (1.52%) Degree
9 1 (1.52%) SSCP
9 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
3 20 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (22.73%) XenServer
4 15 (22.73%) vSphere
5 14 (21.21%) XenApp
5 14 (21.21%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.91%) VMware
3 23 (34.85%) Citrix
4 21 (31.82%) Cisco
5 18 (27.27%) Dell
6 14 (21.21%) Veeam
6 14 (21.21%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.06%) IBM
8 3 (4.55%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.55%) Mitel
8 3 (4.55%) Sun
9 2 (3.03%) HP
10 1 (1.52%) Brocade
10 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.52%) F5
10 1 (1.52%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.52%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.52%) Google
10 1 (1.52%) EMC
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