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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 180 182 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -59
Permanent jobs citing MCP 26 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.55% 0.57% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 2.41% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 50
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,800 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
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
1153 1163 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.34% 23.77% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 933 919 697
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 8 £22,250 -28.22% 2
Wakefield +14 6 £21,000 - 2
Castleford - 4 £22,500 -
Halifax - 4 - -
Bingley - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £45,000 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 33 (84.62%) Windows
3 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
4 30 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (64.10%) ITIL
6 17 (43.59%) MS Office
7 16 (41.03%) Windows XP
8 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
9 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
10 13 (33.33%) MCSE
10 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 13 (33.33%) MCDST
11 12 (30.77%) VMware
11 12 (30.77%) Cisco
12 11 (28.21%) Citrix
12 11 (28.21%) VPN
12 11 (28.21%) Service Management
12 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
13 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
13 10 (25.64%) LAN
13 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (23.08%) Internet
14 9 (23.08%) WAN
14 9 (23.08%) DHCP
14 9 (23.08%) DNS
14 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 9 (23.08%) Web Services
15 8 (20.51%) Change Management
15 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
15 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) VPN
2 10 (25.64%) LAN
3 9 (23.08%) Internet
3 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 9 (23.08%) DHCP
3 9 (23.08%) DNS
4 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) NAS
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (5.13%) Extranet
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Service Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Senior DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Statistics
2 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.56%) PDA
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows XP
3 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Service Management
3 8 (20.51%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Document Management
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) ITSM
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 1 (2.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (33.33%) MCSE
2 13 (33.33%) MCDST
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.95%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 5 (12.82%) A+ Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCITP
6 2 (5.13%) MCDBA
6 2 (5.13%) PMP
6 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCTS
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) DameWare
3 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco
3 11 (28.21%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Apple
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Trustwave
7 1 (2.56%) Mitel
7 1 (2.56%) Northgate
7 1 (2.56%) Civica
7 1 (2.56%) Siemens
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 - £20800 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits, flexi-working
Posted: 20 days ago