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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 159 167 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.54% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 2.26% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 25
Average salary £30,750 £29,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +34.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,850 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,950 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £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
745 884 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.80% 23.88% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 578 758 500
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,000
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 27 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (96.23%) Microsoft
1 51 (96.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (64.15%) Windows
3 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
4 31 (58.49%) SharePoint
5 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
6 25 (47.17%) Active Directory
6 25 (47.17%) Cisco
7 24 (45.28%) SAN
7 24 (45.28%) MS Exchange
7 24 (45.28%) VMware
8 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (41.51%) VoIP
10 21 (39.62%) MCSE
11 20 (37.74%) MCSA
11 20 (37.74%) MCTS
12 19 (35.85%) Wireless
12 19 (35.85%) Citrix
13 18 (33.96%) ITIL
13 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
14 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (30.19%) XenApp
14 16 (30.19%) XenServer
14 16 (30.19%) XenDesktop
14 16 (30.19%) Veeam
14 16 (30.19%) Riverbed
14 16 (30.19%) vSphere
14 16 (30.19%) MCITP
14 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (30.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (58.49%) SharePoint
2 24 (45.28%) MS Exchange
3 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (26.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (26.42%) IIS
4 14 (26.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (13.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (26.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) SAN
2 22 (41.51%) VoIP
3 19 (35.85%) Wireless
4 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 8 (15.09%) DHCP
5 7 (13.21%) Extranet
6 6 (11.32%) Network Security
6 6 (11.32%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) NAS
7 2 (3.77%) VLAN
7 2 (3.77%) Firewall
7 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.89%) WAN
8 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.89%) LAN
8 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
1 15 (28.30%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (26.42%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Technical Support
4 11 (20.75%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 10 (18.87%) Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Operations Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 1 (1.89%) Telecoms Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Information Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
1 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
2 14 (26.42%) CSS
2 14 (26.42%) Ajax
2 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
2 14 (26.42%) WCF
2 14 (26.42%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
3 1 (1.89%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
2 7 (13.21%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) CRM
2 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) OOA/OOD
3 14 (26.42%) OO
4 7 (13.21%) Document Management
5 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) Coaching
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.89%) Line Management
8 1 (1.89%) Data Management
8 1 (1.89%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) ITSM
8 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) C#
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (96.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (39.62%) MCSE
3 20 (37.74%) MCSA
3 20 (37.74%) MCTS
4 16 (30.19%) MCITP
4 16 (30.19%) CCA
4 16 (30.19%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (30.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (26.42%) MCAD
5 14 (26.42%) MCSD
6 8 (15.09%) CCNA
6 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (13.21%) MCDST
8 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.89%) SSCP
9 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
4 16 (30.19%) XenApp
4 16 (30.19%) XenServer
4 16 (30.19%) XenDesktop
4 16 (30.19%) vSphere
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (96.23%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) Cisco
3 24 (45.28%) VMware
4 19 (35.85%) Citrix
5 16 (30.19%) Veeam
5 16 (30.19%) Riverbed
5 16 (30.19%) Dell
6 7 (13.21%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) Mitel
8 1 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Siemens
8 1 (1.89%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago