The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 141 170 162
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 61 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.30% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 3.16% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 58 27 24
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,375 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.66%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1077 885 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.87% 20.38% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 945 701 631
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Leeds +19 46 £32,500 - 2
Huddersfield +10 8 £30,000 -4.76%
Wakefield - 3 £21,000 -
Wetherby - 2 £32,500 -
Bradford - 1 £37,500 -
Dewsbury - 1 £38,500 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 88 (94.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 70 (75.27%) Windows
4 56 (60.22%) SQL Server
5 47 (50.54%) VMware
6 44 (47.31%) MCSE
6 44 (47.31%) SharePoint
7 40 (43.01%) Citrix
8 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
9 32 (34.41%) MCSA
10 31 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (31.18%) ITIL
12 28 (30.11%) IIS
12 28 (30.11%) SQL
12 28 (30.11%) .NET
12 28 (30.11%) CCA
12 28 (30.11%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (30.11%) MCITP
12 28 (30.11%) MCTS
13 27 (29.03%) SAN
13 27 (29.03%) Cisco
14 26 (27.96%) C#
14 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET
14 26 (27.96%) MS Excel
14 26 (27.96%) Office 365
15 25 (26.88%) Hyper-V
15 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (26.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (26.88%) CRM
15 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 44 (47.31%) SharePoint
2 28 (30.11%) IIS
3 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
4 23 (24.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (24.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (24.73%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (18.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (10.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (5.38%) Apache
10 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (27.96%) MS Excel
2 19 (20.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.96%) Office 365
2 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.03%) SAN
2 18 (19.35%) VoIP
3 17 (18.28%) Wireless
4 11 (11.83%) DHCP
4 11 (11.83%) DNS
5 7 (7.53%) Firewall
5 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.38%) SMTP
6 5 (5.38%) Extranet
6 5 (5.38%) SSH
7 4 (4.30%) WAN
7 4 (4.30%) LAN
8 3 (3.23%) FTP
8 3 (3.23%) HTTP
8 3 (3.23%) POP3
8 3 (3.23%) VPN
8 3 (3.23%) IMAP
8 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.15%) VLAN
9 2 (2.15%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (60.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
1 5 (5.38%) Legal
2 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) SharePoint Developer
3 18 (19.35%) Analyst
4 16 (17.20%) Technical Support
4 16 (17.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (13.98%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 12 (12.90%) Service Analyst
7 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Administrator
10 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technician
10 3 (3.23%) Data Centre Technician
10 3 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations Technician
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Technician
10 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) .NET
2 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET
3 24 (25.81%) HTML
3 24 (25.81%) .NET Framework
4 23 (24.73%) WCF
4 23 (24.73%) Ajax
4 23 (24.73%) CSS
5 3 (3.23%) COM
6 1 (1.08%) WAP
6 1 (1.08%) Web Services
6 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.60%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) iPhone
3 2 (2.15%) iPad
3 2 (2.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) IVR
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 70 (75.27%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Windows XP
3 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.45%) Linux
8 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.23%) UNIX
9 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.15%) CentOS
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.15%) Debian
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) ITIL
2 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) CRM
3 24 (25.81%) OO
4 23 (24.73%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (7.53%) Coaching
5 7 (7.53%) Service Management
5 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.38%) Document Management
7 4 (4.30%) Time Management
7 4 (4.30%) Change Control
7 4 (4.30%) ITSM
7 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.23%) Change Management
8 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.23%) E-Procurement
8 3 (3.23%) Project Management
8 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.23%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) SQL
2 26 (27.96%) C#
3 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.73%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (94.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (47.31%) MCSE
3 32 (34.41%) MCSA
4 28 (30.11%) CCA
4 28 (30.11%) Citrix Certification
4 28 (30.11%) MCITP
4 28 (30.11%) MCTS
5 23 (24.73%) MCAD
5 23 (24.73%) MCSD
6 15 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (11.83%) MCDST
8 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (10.75%) CCNA
9 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.15%) SSCP
11 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.08%) Degree
11 1 (1.08%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
1 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 31 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (26.88%) Hyper-V
4 17 (18.28%) vSphere
4 17 (18.28%) XenApp
5 16 (17.20%) XenServer
6 14 (15.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) Backup Exec
2 9 (9.68%) SCCM
3 3 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 47 (50.54%) VMware
3 40 (43.01%) Citrix
4 27 (29.03%) Cisco
5 21 (22.58%) Dell
6 14 (15.05%) Veeam
6 14 (15.05%) Riverbed
7 5 (5.38%) Symantec
7 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.30%) HP
8 4 (4.30%) IBM
9 3 (3.23%) Sun
9 3 (3.23%) BMC
9 3 (3.23%) NetApp
9 3 (3.23%) Lotus
9 3 (3.23%) Apple
9 3 (3.23%) Remedy
9 3 (3.23%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.23%) Mitel
10 2 (2.15%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
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