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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 35 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.47% 0.87% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.84% 5.00% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £19,000 £37,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.33% +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.21% -1.33%
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
61 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.10% 17.39% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 21
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £37,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £60,000 £68,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Wakefield

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) CCA
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) iPhone

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCDST
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Zoho