The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 91 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.11% 0.36% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 1.67% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £25,750 £30,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.87% +34.44%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,950 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -20.13%
MCP
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
246 239 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 26.89% 21.77% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 236 208 126
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the North Yorkshire region.

MCP Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

MCP
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate - 1 £25,750 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) MCSA
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) IIS
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) Clustering
7 1 (14.29%) iPad

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle