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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 179 160 140
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.76% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 3.02% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 14
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +49.39%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
786 928 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.54% 25.35% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 635 778 494
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
4 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (64.00%) MS Exchange
6 15 (60.00%) SharePoint
6 15 (60.00%) VMware
7 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (44.00%) VoIP
8 11 (44.00%) SAN
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco
8 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (40.00%) MCTS
9 10 (40.00%) MCSE
9 10 (40.00%) MCSA
10 9 (36.00%) ITIL
10 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
11 7 (28.00%) vSphere
11 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
12 6 (24.00%) Wireless
12 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (24.00%) DHCP
12 6 (24.00%) VPN
12 6 (24.00%) DNS
12 6 (24.00%) CCNA
12 6 (24.00%) Dell
12 6 (24.00%) Citrix
12 6 (24.00%) CCA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 16 (64.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (20.00%) IIS
5 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) VoIP
1 11 (44.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) Wireless
2 6 (24.00%) DHCP
2 6 (24.00%) VPN
2 6 (24.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (8.00%) Extranet
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (20.00%) WCF
1 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
1 5 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) EqualLogic
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) PDA
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (20.00%) OO
2 5 (20.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Document Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
1 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) MCTS
2 10 (40.00%) MCSE
2 10 (40.00%) MCSA
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) CCA
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (24.00%) MCITP
4 5 (20.00%) MCAD
4 5 (20.00%) MCSD
5 3 (12.00%) MCDST
6 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (28.00%) vSphere
4 6 (24.00%) XenApp
4 6 (24.00%) XenServer
4 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) Dell
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Veeam
4 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
5 5 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) Siemens
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
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