The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 21 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.14% 0.39% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.95% 1.40% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 19
Average salary £27,025 £30,825 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% -11.92%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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 South Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
264 214 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.88% 28.12% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 219 172 163
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

MCP
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Sheffield 0 20 £27,025 -12.32%
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (86.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (81.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (81.58%) MCSE
3 31 (81.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (76.32%) VMware
4 29 (76.32%) Change Management
5 18 (47.37%) HP
6 17 (44.74%) IBM
6 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
7 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
7 15 (39.47%) SLA
8 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
9 12 (31.58%) Citrix
10 11 (28.95%) Internet
10 11 (28.95%) SAN
10 11 (28.95%) Web Services
10 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (28.95%) SCOM
10 11 (28.95%) Lync
10 11 (28.95%) Riverbed
10 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (18.42%) DNS
11 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
11 7 (18.42%) DHCP
11 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 11 (28.95%) Lync
2 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
2 11 (28.95%) SAN
2 11 (28.95%) Internet
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Support Engineer
2 27 (71.05%) Windows Support Engineer
3 18 (47.37%) Server Support Engineer
3 18 (47.37%) Windows Server Engineer
3 18 (47.37%) Server Engineer
3 18 (47.37%) Server Support
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support
5 3 (7.89%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 31 (81.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Change Management
2 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.63%) Matrix Management
3 1 (2.63%) Time Management
3 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL
3 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (81.58%) MCSE
3 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (76.32%) VMware
3 18 (47.37%) HP
4 17 (44.74%) IBM
5 12 (31.58%) Citrix
6 11 (28.95%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec