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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 15 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 11.11% 1.67% -
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 10.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £19,500 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
24 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 17.78% 15.42% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 10
Average salary £19,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Wakefield

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) ITIL
1 19 (95.00%) Internet
1 19 (95.00%) Service Management
2 16 (80.00%) Intranet
3 15 (75.00%) Remedy
4 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (55.00%) MCDST
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 10 (50.00%) MS Office
7 10 (50.00%) Web Services
8 9 (45.00%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (45.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Publishing
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.00%) ITSM
11 1 (5.00%) SLA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Internet
2 16 (80.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Analyst
2 18 (90.00%) Service Analyst
2 18 (90.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) IT Support
5 4 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
1 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) ITIL
1 19 (95.00%) Service Management
2 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) MCDST
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Remedy
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix