The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 167 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 39 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.80% 1.53% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 5.81% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 42
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1149 929 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.62% 26.32% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 921 670 716
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Yorkshire

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 July 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 23 July 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 -16 28 £31,000 +49.39% 6
Huddersfield -1 11 £30,000 +1.69% 1
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
3 41 (64.06%) Windows
4 38 (59.38%) MCSE
5 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
6 35 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (51.56%) CCNA
8 32 (50.00%) MCITP
9 30 (46.88%) VMware
10 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
11 25 (39.06%) Citrix
12 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (31.25%) SharePoint
14 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
14 19 (29.69%) Cisco
15 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
17 16 (25.00%) MCSA
17 16 (25.00%) ITIL
17 16 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (23.44%) SCCM
19 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
20 12 (18.75%) SAN
20 12 (18.75%) Symantec
21 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
21 11 (17.19%) MS Office
21 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
22 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
22 10 (15.63%) CCIE
22 10 (15.63%) CCNP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.81%) Lync
5 4 (6.25%) IIS
6 2 (3.13%) Apache
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) SAN
2 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.06%) Firewall
4 6 (9.38%) VPN
4 6 (9.38%) DNS
4 6 (9.38%) DHCP
5 4 (6.25%) SMTP
5 4 (6.25%) SSL
5 4 (6.25%) MPLS
6 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.69%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.81%) Legal
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) Security Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Information Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Support
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Support
8 3 (4.69%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) LAMP
3 2 (3.13%) Ajax
3 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) iPhone
1 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
1 3 (4.69%) iPad
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.69%) Android
7 2 (3.13%) Linux
7 2 (3.13%) UNIX
8 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
2 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
3 5 (7.81%) Information Security
4 4 (6.25%) Migration
4 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.13%) Network Design
5 2 (3.13%) Change Control
5 2 (3.13%) TDD
5 2 (3.13%) OO
5 2 (3.13%) SOA
6 1 (1.56%) Service Management
6 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.56%) Change Management
6 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (76.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (59.38%) MCSE
3 35 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (51.56%) CCNA
5 32 (50.00%) MCITP
6 16 (25.00%) 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 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.81%) Degree
9 5 (7.81%) SSCP
9 5 (7.81%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (7.81%) CCSA
10 4 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (3.13%) MCDST
11 2 (3.13%) CCA
11 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (3.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
3 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.13%) Nagios
4 2 (3.13%) Opsview
5 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (46.88%) VMware
3 25 (39.06%) Citrix
4 19 (29.69%) Cisco
5 12 (18.75%) Symantec
6 6 (9.38%) McAfee
7 5 (7.81%) Dell
7 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.69%) HP
9 2 (3.13%) CommVault
9 2 (3.13%) Veeam
9 2 (3.13%) Huawei
10 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.56%) Google
10 1 (1.56%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Life Assurance
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago