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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 91 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.51% 0.87% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 2.88% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 20
Average salary £24,500 £24,150 £29,575
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -18.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £24,150 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,740 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £37,500 £36,667
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
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
212 208 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.68% 30.06% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 166 145 259
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
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
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 21 November 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 -26 3 £24,500 +1.44% 1
Doncaster - 1 £21,500 - 1
Rotherham - 1 £20,500 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (92.59%) Windows
3 22 (81.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (74.07%) VMware
5 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (66.67%) MCSE
6 18 (66.67%) Mentoring
6 18 (66.67%) Change Management
7 13 (48.15%) HP
7 13 (48.15%) IBM
7 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
8 8 (29.63%) Citrix
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 6 (22.22%) SLA
11 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) Internet
11 5 (18.52%) SAN
11 5 (18.52%) Riverbed
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (18.52%) Lync
11 5 (18.52%) SCOM
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.81%) DNS
12 4 (14.81%) DHCP
13 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Lync
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Support Engineer
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server Engineer
3 15 (55.56%) Server Engineer
3 15 (55.56%) Server Support Engineer
3 15 (55.56%) Server Support
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Change Management
1 18 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (66.67%) MCSE
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) MCDST
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) IBM
3 13 (48.15%) HP
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 20 days ago