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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 157 170 158
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.56% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 2.51% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 30
Median salary £45,000 £23,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+91.48% -50.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £20,480 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,450 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
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
628 756 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.28% 22.35% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 533 561 785
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 10 December 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 (94.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) MCSE
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
6 10 (52.63%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) MCSA
7 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
7 9 (47.37%) VMware
8 8 (42.11%) ITIL
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (31.58%) Oracle
10 6 (31.58%) Citrix
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (31.58%) Degree
10 6 (31.58%) SCCM
10 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
11 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
11 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
11 5 (26.32%) Firewall
12 4 (21.05%) WinForms
12 4 (21.05%) MVC
12 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (21.05%) Project Management

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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lync Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Server Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Software Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) WCF
1 4 (21.05%) WinForms
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Release Management
4 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Server Building
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) MCSE
3 9 (47.37%) MCSA
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) MCPD
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (10.53%) CCEA
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (10.53%) MCITP
8 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) DameWare
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) Opsview
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SmoothWall
2 2 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) CommVault
5 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard