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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 170 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 38 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.78% 1.59% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 6.00% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 40
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
1170 933 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.93% 26.54% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 941 681 720
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 £52,500
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 28 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 28 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 -26 28 £31,000 +47.61% 6
Huddersfield -3 10 £30,000 - 3
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 34 (53.13%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (51.56%) CCNA
8 32 (50.00%) MCITP
9 30 (46.88%) VMware
10 25 (39.06%) Citrix
10 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
11 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
12 19 (29.69%) SharePoint
12 19 (29.69%) Cisco
13 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (26.56%) ITIL
15 16 (25.00%) MCSA
15 16 (25.00%) MS Exchange
15 16 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (21.88%) SCCM
16 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
17 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
17 12 (18.75%) SAN
17 12 (18.75%) Symantec
18 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
19 10 (15.63%) VCAP
19 10 (15.63%) CCIE
19 10 (15.63%) CCNP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 19 (29.69%) SharePoint
2 16 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.25%) Lync
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.25%) IIS
6 3 (4.69%) Apache
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 12 (18.75%) SAN
2 10 (15.63%) Firewall
3 7 (10.94%) DNS
3 7 (10.94%) DHCP
4 5 (7.81%) SMTP
4 5 (7.81%) VPN
5 4 (6.25%) SSL
5 4 (6.25%) MPLS
6 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.13%) Internet
8 1 (1.56%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.56%) SSH
8 1 (1.56%) LAN
8 1 (1.56%) WAN
8 1 (1.56%) FTP
8 1 (1.56%) HTTP
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
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 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) Information Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Security Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Support
8 3 (4.69%) Network Support
8 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.69%) LAMP
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) Ajax
4 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) iPad
1 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
1 3 (4.69%) iPhone
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Replication
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 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.69%) Linux
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.69%) Android
7 2 (3.13%) UNIX
8 1 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
2 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
3 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.81%) Information Security
4 4 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (3.13%) OO
5 2 (3.13%) SOA
5 2 (3.13%) TDD
5 2 (3.13%) Network Design
6 1 (1.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Security Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.56%) Service Management
6 1 (1.56%) Change Management
6 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.56%) Change Control
6 1 (1.56%) High Availability
6 1 (1.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (76.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (59.38%) MCSE
3 34 (53.13%) 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%) VCAP
7 10 (15.63%) CCIE
7 10 (15.63%) CCNP
8 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.81%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (7.81%) CCSA
9 5 (7.81%) SSCP
10 4 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (6.25%) Degree
11 2 (3.13%) CCA
11 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (3.13%) MCDST
11 2 (3.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) 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%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) XenServer
6 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
2 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.56%) SCSM
3 1 (1.56%) Opsview
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%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.81%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) HP
9 1 (1.56%) Huawei
9 1 (1.56%) Brocade
9 1 (1.56%) Google
9 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper
9 1 (1.56%) CommVault
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Lotus
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Car + Unbelievable package
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Car/Allowance + too many to mention
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Life Assurance
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago