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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 157 181 166
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 0.88% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 27
Median salary £24,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.61% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
634 800 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.15% 22.91% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 564 646 782
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 29 July 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
1 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
3 20 (68.97%) MCSE
3 20 (68.97%) Citrix
4 15 (51.72%) MS Office
4 15 (51.72%) ITIL
4 15 (51.72%) Windows XP
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) MCSA
5 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
6 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
7 12 (41.38%) SLA
7 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (37.93%) Trend Analysis
8 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
8 11 (37.93%) VPN
8 11 (37.93%) DameWare
8 11 (37.93%) MCITP
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
10 9 (31.03%) SCCM
10 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
11 8 (27.59%) IIS
12 7 (24.14%) SQL
12 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing

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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) IIS
3 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 5 (17.24%) Umbraco
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (51.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) VPN
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) NAS
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Support Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) IT Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Consultant
5 7 (24.14%) Service Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Consultant
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 6 (20.69%) Technical Support
6 6 (20.69%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (17.24%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (17.24%) IT Support
7 5 (17.24%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (17.24%) Server Consultant
7 5 (17.24%) Software Consultant
7 5 (17.24%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 5 (17.24%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows XP
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.24%) Application Packaging
4 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Presales
4 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Server Building
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
6 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (68.97%) MCSE
3 14 (48.28%) MCSA
4 11 (37.93%) MCITP
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) CCA
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) SLA
2 4 (13.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) DameWare
2 9 (31.03%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) Opsview
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) SmoothWall
3 2 (6.90%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Citrix
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
5 3 (10.34%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) CommVault
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard