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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 76 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.99% 1.52% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 4.71% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 26
Average salary £30,500 £27,025 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £21,245 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £29,900 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
215 297 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.73% 32.18% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 184 209 143
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram 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 February 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
Sheffield -20 5 £29,900 +10.63%
Barnsley - 3 £30,500 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) MCITP
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) MCSE
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) MCDST
8 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
1 4 (26.67%) Server Support
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Server Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Master Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCITP
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (20.00%) MCDST
5 3 (20.00%) CCA
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) VCP4
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
6 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Civica
5 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus