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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 143 157 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 37 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 2.90% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 20
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
860 656 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.73% 20.22% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 758 489 482
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 24 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (90.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (86.54%) Microsoft
3 35 (67.31%) Windows
4 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 31 (59.62%) SharePoint
6 24 (46.15%) .NET
7 23 (44.23%) SQL
8 22 (42.31%) C#
8 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
8 22 (42.31%) VMware
9 21 (40.38%) MCSE
9 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
10 20 (38.46%) IIS
10 20 (38.46%) CRM
10 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (36.54%) HTML
11 19 (36.54%) T-SQL
11 19 (36.54%) OO
11 19 (36.54%) Citrix
11 19 (36.54%) Ajax
11 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
12 18 (34.62%) CSS
12 18 (34.62%) MCAD
12 18 (34.62%) MCSD
12 18 (34.62%) OOA/OOD
12 18 (34.62%) MCSA
12 18 (34.62%) SAN
12 18 (34.62%) BizTalk Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (59.62%) SharePoint
2 20 (38.46%) IIS
3 18 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (34.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (34.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
5 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (34.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) SAN
2 12 (23.08%) Wireless
3 9 (17.31%) VoIP
4 5 (9.62%) DNS
4 5 (9.62%) DHCP
4 5 (9.62%) Firewall
5 3 (5.77%) FTP
5 3 (5.77%) HTTP
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.77%) LAN
5 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.85%) SSH
6 2 (3.85%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.85%) NAS
6 2 (3.85%) SMTP
7 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Technical Support
4 10 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 8 (15.38%) Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Operations Manager
9 2 (3.85%) IT Technician
9 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.85%) Operations Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Systems Developer
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) .NET
2 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 19 (36.54%) Ajax
3 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
3 19 (36.54%) HTML
4 18 (34.62%) WCF
4 18 (34.62%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) WAP
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) IVR
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (67.31%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX
5 3 (5.77%) Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Debian
6 2 (3.85%) CentOS
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) CRM
3 19 (36.54%) OO
4 18 (34.62%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (25.00%) ITIL
6 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 7 (13.46%) Coaching
8 3 (5.77%) Software Distribution
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) Service Management
9 2 (3.85%) ITSM
9 2 (3.85%) High Availability
9 2 (3.85%) Data Management
9 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.85%) Line Management
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) SQL
2 22 (42.31%) C#
3 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 19 (36.54%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.77%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (90.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (40.38%) MCSE
3 18 (34.62%) MCSA
3 18 (34.62%) MCAD
3 18 (34.62%) MCSD
3 18 (34.62%) MCTS
4 11 (21.15%) MCITP
5 9 (17.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (17.31%) CCA
5 9 (17.31%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.77%) MCDST
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.85%) CCNA
8 1 (1.92%) SSCP
8 1 (1.92%) MCPD
8 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
3 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 11 (21.15%) XenServer
4 11 (21.15%) vSphere
5 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
5 9 (17.31%) XenApp
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (86.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (42.31%) VMware
3 19 (36.54%) Citrix
4 16 (30.77%) Cisco
5 14 (26.92%) Dell
6 9 (17.31%) Veeam
6 9 (17.31%) Riverbed
7 4 (7.69%) IBM
8 3 (5.77%) Sun
8 3 (5.77%) Mitel
8 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.85%) Brocade
9 2 (3.85%) F5
9 2 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (3.85%) Juniper
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.92%) Apple
10 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.92%) Symantec
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Salary: £30764 - £40558 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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