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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 127 158 127
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCP 43 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 0.44% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 2.00% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 14 22
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £23,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +49.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -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
991 749 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 27.67% 21.95% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 800 613 441
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 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 6 March 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 69 (94.52%) Microsoft
1 69 (94.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (69.86%) SQL Server
3 49 (67.12%) SharePoint
4 47 (64.38%) Windows
5 34 (46.58%) MCTS
6 31 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (42.47%) VMware
6 31 (42.47%) MS Excel
6 31 (42.47%) Cisco
7 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
7 30 (41.10%) SAN
7 30 (41.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (39.73%) CRM
8 29 (39.73%) .NET
8 29 (39.73%) MS Exchange
8 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
8 29 (39.73%) C#
8 29 (39.73%) SQL
9 28 (38.36%) T-SQL
9 28 (38.36%) HTML
9 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
9 28 (38.36%) CSS
9 28 (38.36%) IIS
9 28 (38.36%) OOA/OOD
9 28 (38.36%) OO
9 28 (38.36%) MCSE
9 28 (38.36%) MCAD
9 28 (38.36%) MCSD

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 49 (67.12%) SharePoint
2 29 (39.73%) MS Exchange
3 28 (38.36%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (38.36%) IIS
3 28 (38.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 28 (38.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (28.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (28.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (42.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (38.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (38.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.10%) SAN
2 26 (35.62%) VoIP
3 23 (31.51%) Wireless
4 8 (10.96%) DNS
4 8 (10.96%) DHCP
5 6 (8.22%) Network Security
5 6 (8.22%) VPN
6 5 (6.85%) Extranet
7 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.74%) VLAN
8 2 (2.74%) NAS
8 2 (2.74%) Firewall
9 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.37%) WAN
9 1 (1.37%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (69.86%) SQL Server
2 30 (41.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 28 (38.36%) SharePoint Developer
3 20 (27.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (24.66%) Technical Support
5 16 (21.92%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 9 (12.33%) Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.11%) Telecoms Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Operations Manager
10 2 (2.74%) IT Technician
10 2 (2.74%) Operations Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 1 (1.37%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) .NET
1 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
2 28 (38.36%) CSS
2 28 (38.36%) Ajax
2 28 (38.36%) .NET Framework
2 28 (38.36%) WCF
2 28 (38.36%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 47 (64.38%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
2 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) UNIX
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) CRM
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) OOA/OOD
2 28 (38.36%) OO
3 16 (21.92%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.85%) Document Management
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.11%) Coaching
8 2 (2.74%) Line Management
8 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.37%) Data Management
9 1 (1.37%) ITSM
9 1 (1.37%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.37%) Information Security
9 1 (1.37%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.37%) Project Management
9 1 (1.37%) Service Management
9 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) SQL
1 29 (39.73%) C#
2 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
2 28 (38.36%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (94.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (46.58%) MCTS
3 28 (38.36%) MCAD
3 28 (38.36%) MCSD
3 28 (38.36%) MCSE
4 27 (36.99%) MCSA
5 21 (28.77%) MCITP
6 20 (27.40%) CCA
6 20 (27.40%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (27.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.96%) CCNA
8 7 (9.59%) MCDST
9 1 (1.37%) Degree
9 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
1 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
3 23 (31.51%) Hyper-V
4 20 (27.40%) XenApp
4 20 (27.40%) XenServer
4 20 (27.40%) XenDesktop
4 20 (27.40%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (94.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (42.47%) Cisco
2 31 (42.47%) VMware
3 26 (35.62%) Citrix
4 21 (28.77%) Dell
5 20 (27.40%) Veeam
5 20 (27.40%) Riverbed
6 7 (9.59%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) Mitel
8 2 (2.74%) IBM
9 1 (1.37%) Sun
9 1 (1.37%) Apple
9 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) McAfee
9 1 (1.37%) Google
9 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
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