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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 170 164 132
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.81% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 3.29% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 19
Average salary £30,750 £31,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.80% +40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £27,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
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
718 913 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.55% 24.68% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 568 771 519
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (97.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (70.00%) Windows
4 24 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (55.00%) MS Exchange
6 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
6 21 (52.50%) VMware
7 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (42.50%) VoIP
8 17 (42.50%) SAN
8 17 (42.50%) Cisco
8 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (40.00%) MCSE
10 15 (37.50%) MCSA
10 15 (37.50%) ITIL
10 15 (37.50%) MCTS
11 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
11 12 (30.00%) vSphere
11 12 (30.00%) Backup Exec
12 11 (27.50%) Wireless
12 11 (27.50%) Dell
12 11 (27.50%) Citrix
12 11 (27.50%) CCA
12 11 (27.50%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (27.50%) EqualLogic
12 11 (27.50%) XenApp
12 11 (27.50%) XenServer
12 11 (27.50%) XenDesktop
12 11 (27.50%) Veeam

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 24 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 22 (55.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (22.50%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (22.50%) IIS
6 7 (17.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) VoIP
1 17 (42.50%) SAN
2 11 (27.50%) Wireless
3 7 (17.50%) VPN
3 7 (17.50%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) DHCP
4 6 (15.00%) Extranet
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 7 (17.50%) Technical Support
5 6 (15.00%) Service Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.50%) Field Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) IT Support
9 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.50%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
1 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
1 9 (22.50%) CSS
1 9 (22.50%) Ajax
1 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
1 9 (22.50%) WCF
2 1 (2.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) EqualLogic
2 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) PDA
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (22.50%) OO
2 9 (22.50%) CRM
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Document Management
4 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C#
1 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
1 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (97.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (40.00%) MCSE
3 15 (37.50%) MCSA
3 15 (37.50%) MCTS
4 11 (27.50%) MCITP
4 11 (27.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (27.50%) CCA
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (22.50%) MCAD
5 9 (22.50%) MCSD
6 7 (17.50%) CCNA
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (17.50%) MCDST
7 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (30.00%) vSphere
4 11 (27.50%) XenApp
4 11 (27.50%) XenServer
4 11 (27.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) VMware
3 17 (42.50%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) Veeam
4 11 (27.50%) Riverbed
4 11 (27.50%) Dell
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Mitel
6 1 (2.50%) Siemens
6 1 (2.50%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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