The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 19 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.83% 0.89% 11.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 2.06% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 13
Average salary £21,000 £21,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £29,950 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -20.13%
MCP
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 97 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 28.16% 43.11% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 43
Average salary £21,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.23% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

MCP
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

MCP Salary Trend in Wakefield

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) MCDST
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Statistics
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) LAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MCDST
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
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