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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 156 164 178
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 2.25% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 13
Average salary £23,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.88% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
688 800 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.37% 22.73% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 538 610 733
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 31 (79.49%) Windows
1 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
3 22 (56.41%) Citrix
3 22 (56.41%) MS Office
4 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 18 (46.15%) Finance
6 17 (43.59%) VMware
7 16 (41.03%) Windows XP
8 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (35.90%) IIS
9 14 (35.90%) MCSE
9 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (33.33%) SLA
10 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (28.21%) Internet
11 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
12 10 (25.64%) SCCM
13 9 (23.08%) VPN
14 8 (20.51%) MCSA
14 8 (20.51%) SQL
14 8 (20.51%) CCA
14 8 (20.51%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (20.51%) Service Management
14 8 (20.51%) ITSM
14 8 (20.51%) Back Office
14 8 (20.51%) DameWare
14 8 (20.51%) MCITP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (35.90%) IIS
2 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.38%) Umbraco
4 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) MS Office
2 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (10.26%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Internet
2 9 (23.08%) VPN
3 7 (17.95%) SAN
4 6 (15.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) IT Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Technical Support
5 6 (15.38%) Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Server Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Software Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Implementation Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
6 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Web Applications Support
7 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows XP
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
2 8 (20.51%) ITSM
2 8 (20.51%) Service Management
2 8 (20.51%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.38%) Application Packaging
4 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 6 (15.38%) Presales
5 5 (12.82%) IT Governance
6 4 (10.26%) Coaching
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.26%) CRM
6 4 (10.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.13%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (35.90%) MCSE
3 8 (20.51%) CCA
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
3 8 (20.51%) MCITP
3 8 (20.51%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) SLA
2 8 (20.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
2 8 (20.51%) DameWare
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Citrix
3 17 (43.59%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 6 (15.38%) Sitecore
5 4 (10.26%) Northgate
5 4 (10.26%) Sage
6 3 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
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