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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 26 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.33% - 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% - 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £21,000 - £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
27 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 22.50% 22.58% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 40
Average salary £29,750 £24,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.95% -47.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCDST
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) BMC
5 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) SQL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCDST
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) VMware