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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 178 119 149
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +30
Permanent jobs citing MCP 28 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.57% 1.39% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 5.57% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 30
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
1163 897 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.78% 24.96% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 919 697 687
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -22 19 £31,000 +24.00%
Huddersfield -4 6 £30,000 -20.00%
Wakefield -16 2 £21,000 -44.00%
Pontefract - 1 £22,000 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 49 (76.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 42 (65.63%) Windows
4 36 (56.25%) VMware
5 35 (54.69%) MCSE
5 35 (54.69%) Active Directory
6 31 (48.44%) CCNA
6 31 (48.44%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (40.63%) MCITP
8 25 (39.06%) Citrix
9 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 22 (34.38%) ITIL
11 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
12 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (28.13%) SharePoint
13 18 (28.13%) MCSA
13 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
13 18 (28.13%) Cisco
14 16 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (25.00%) SCCM
15 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (23.44%) SAN
16 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
17 13 (20.31%) Symantec
18 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
18 10 (15.63%) CCIE
18 10 (15.63%) CCNP
18 10 (15.63%) MS Office
18 10 (15.63%) VCAP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 18 (28.13%) SharePoint
1 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) IIS
5 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) SAN
2 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.38%) DHCP
3 6 (9.38%) DNS
4 4 (6.25%) Firewall
5 3 (4.69%) LAN
5 3 (4.69%) WAN
5 3 (4.69%) FTP
5 3 (4.69%) HTTP
6 2 (3.13%) SSH
6 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) SMTP
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.56%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
1 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.25%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Support
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Network Support
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) LAMP
4 2 (3.13%) Ajax
4 2 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) jQuery
5 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.13%) Replication
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) iPhone
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) Linux
5 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.25%) UNIX
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.13%) Debian
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) CentOS
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.25%) Service Management
4 3 (4.69%) OO
4 3 (4.69%) Information Security
5 2 (3.13%) TDD
5 2 (3.13%) Migration
5 2 (3.13%) ITSM
5 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.13%) Project Management
5 2 (3.13%) SOA
5 2 (3.13%) High Availability
5 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.13%) Change Control
5 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.13%) Software Distribution
5 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) PHP
5 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (76.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (54.69%) MCSE
3 31 (48.44%) CCNA
3 31 (48.44%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (40.63%) MCITP
5 18 (28.13%) MCSA
6 16 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (15.63%) CCIE
7 10 (15.63%) CCNP
7 10 (15.63%) VCAP
8 3 (4.69%) MCPD
8 3 (4.69%) CCA
8 3 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.69%) SSCP
8 3 (4.69%) MCDST
8 3 (4.69%) CCSA
8 3 (4.69%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (3.13%) MCTS
9 2 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) XenServer
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (56.25%) VMware
3 25 (39.06%) Citrix
4 18 (28.13%) Cisco
5 13 (20.31%) Symantec
6 9 (14.06%) Dell
7 4 (6.25%) McAfee
8 3 (4.69%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.69%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.13%) Brocade
9 2 (3.13%) Juniper
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) Veritas
9 2 (3.13%) Lotus
9 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) Sun
9 2 (3.13%) IBM
9 2 (3.13%) F5
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago