The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.07% 2.45% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 9.28% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 29
Average salary £29,900 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
290 194 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.05% 26.39% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 219 149 196
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Yorkshire

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 20 £29,900 -8.00%
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (96.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (84.62%) Change Management
3 22 (84.62%) MCSE
4 21 (80.77%) VMware
4 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
6 12 (46.15%) SLA
7 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 11 (42.31%) Citrix
7 11 (42.31%) Web Services
7 11 (42.31%) Internet
7 11 (42.31%) SAN
7 11 (42.31%) Riverbed
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) HP
8 10 (38.46%) IBM
9 6 (23.08%) SCOM
9 6 (23.08%) Lync
10 5 (19.23%) OPNET
11 3 (11.54%) ITIL
12 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
12 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
13 1 (3.85%) DHCP
13 1 (3.85%) MS Project
13 1 (3.85%) MS Office

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (23.08%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
1 11 (42.31%) Internet
1 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
1 1 (3.85%) French Language
1 1 (3.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Support Engineer
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Support Engineer
3 15 (57.69%) Server Support Engineer
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 15 (57.69%) Server Engineer
3 15 (57.69%) Server Support
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Change Management
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (84.62%) MCSE
3 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Citrix
3 11 (42.31%) Riverbed
4 10 (38.46%) HP
4 10 (38.46%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) OPNET