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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 173 164 162
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.97% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 4.33% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 53
Median salary £35,000 £24,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.61%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
767 947 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.97% 22.50% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 650 727 960
Median salary £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 6 £35,000 +48.93%
Huddersfield +4 1 £32,000 +68.42%
Wakefield -4 1 £32,500 +66.66%
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (79.31%) MCSE
3 21 (72.41%) Windows
4 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
5 18 (62.07%) Citrix
6 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
7 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
8 13 (44.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (44.83%) VMware
9 12 (41.38%) MCSA
9 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
10 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
10 11 (37.93%) SQL
11 10 (34.48%) Oracle
11 10 (34.48%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (27.59%) Firewall
14 7 (24.14%) SLA
14 7 (24.14%) CCEA
14 7 (24.14%) LAN
14 7 (24.14%) WAN
14 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
14 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
14 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (20.69%) Sitecore
15 6 (20.69%) NAS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) Internet
3 6 (20.69%) NAS
3 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Implementation Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Server Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Software Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Software Implementation Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Implementation Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) WCF
1 4 (13.79%) WinForms
1 4 (13.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) Application Packaging
3 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
3 6 (20.69%) Presales
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Release Management
5 4 (13.79%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (79.31%) MCSE
3 12 (41.38%) MCSA
4 10 (34.48%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (24.14%) CCEA
6 5 (17.24%) MCITP
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) MCPD
8 3 (10.34%) CCA
8 3 (10.34%) MCDST
9 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
9 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) DameWare
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) Citrix
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) Sitecore
6 3 (10.34%) SonicWALL