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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 157 178 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -63
Permanent jobs citing MCP 47 24 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.93% 0.49% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.20% 2.31% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 23 58
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.97%
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
1118 1037 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.18% 21.33% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 895 873 642
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +26 32 £30,000 -14.28%
Huddersfield +5 12 £31,250 +4.16% 1
Wakefield - 3 £21,000 - 1
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 92 (94.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (82.47%) Microsoft
3 70 (72.16%) Windows
4 63 (64.95%) SQL Server
5 49 (50.52%) VMware
6 47 (48.45%) SharePoint
7 43 (44.33%) MCSE
7 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
8 42 (43.30%) Citrix
9 35 (36.08%) Cisco
9 35 (36.08%) MS Excel
9 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (35.05%) MCITP
11 33 (34.02%) MCTS
11 33 (34.02%) CCA
11 33 (34.02%) Citrix Certification
11 33 (34.02%) SAN
12 32 (32.99%) MS Exchange
13 31 (31.96%) MCSA
14 28 (28.87%) IIS
15 27 (27.84%) SQL
15 27 (27.84%) VoIP
15 27 (27.84%) Hyper-V
15 27 (27.84%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (26.80%) Office 365
16 26 (26.80%) CRM
16 26 (26.80%) C#
16 26 (26.80%) .NET
16 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET
16 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (48.45%) SharePoint
2 32 (32.99%) MS Exchange
3 28 (28.87%) IIS
4 25 (25.77%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (25.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (25.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (22.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (8.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.09%) Apache
10 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (36.08%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (25.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.80%) Office 365
2 25 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.02%) SAN
2 27 (27.84%) VoIP
3 23 (23.71%) Wireless
4 10 (10.31%) VPN
5 9 (9.28%) DNS
5 9 (9.28%) DHCP
6 7 (7.22%) Network Security
7 6 (6.19%) Extranet
7 6 (6.19%) WAN
7 6 (6.19%) LAN
8 4 (4.12%) Firewall
9 3 (3.09%) IMAP
9 3 (3.09%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.09%) SSH
9 3 (3.09%) POP3
9 3 (3.09%) SMTP
10 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.06%) VLAN
10 2 (2.06%) Internet
10 2 (2.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (64.95%) SQL Server
2 27 (27.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.19%) Legal
3 4 (4.12%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Developer
2 25 (25.77%) SharePoint Developer
3 22 (22.68%) Technical Support
4 21 (21.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (17.53%) Analyst
6 16 (16.49%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Administrator
10 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) Help Desk Support
12 4 (4.12%) Help Desk Analyst
13 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
13 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
13 3 (3.09%) Team Leader
13 3 (3.09%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
13 3 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.80%) .NET
1 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET
2 25 (25.77%) CSS
2 25 (25.77%) Ajax
2 25 (25.77%) .NET Framework
2 25 (25.77%) WCF
2 25 (25.77%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 3 (3.09%) COM
4 1 (1.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.12%) iPhone
2 4 (4.12%) iPad
2 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.16%) Windows
2 14 (14.43%) Windows XP
3 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.09%) Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) CRM
1 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) OOA/OOD
2 25 (25.77%) OO
3 23 (23.71%) ITIL
4 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.19%) Document Management
6 5 (5.15%) Service Management
7 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.12%) Change Management
8 3 (3.09%) Time Management
8 3 (3.09%) Coaching
8 3 (3.09%) E-Procurement
9 2 (2.06%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.06%) Information Security
9 2 (2.06%) ITSM
9 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.06%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.06%) Line Management
9 2 (2.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) C#
3 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (94.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (44.33%) MCSE
3 34 (35.05%) MCITP
4 33 (34.02%) MCTS
4 33 (34.02%) CCA
4 33 (34.02%) Citrix Certification
5 31 (31.96%) MCSA
6 25 (25.77%) MCAD
6 25 (25.77%) MCSD
7 21 (21.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (13.40%) CCNA
8 13 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (11.34%) MCDST
10 2 (2.06%) SSCP
11 1 (1.03%) Degree
11 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
2 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (27.84%) Hyper-V
4 21 (21.65%) XenApp
4 21 (21.65%) vSphere
5 20 (20.62%) XenServer
5 20 (20.62%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (20.62%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (82.47%) Microsoft
2 49 (50.52%) VMware
3 42 (43.30%) Citrix
4 35 (36.08%) Cisco
5 21 (21.65%) Dell
6 20 (20.62%) Veeam
6 20 (20.62%) Riverbed
7 7 (7.22%) HP
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.09%) Mitel
9 2 (2.06%) Remedy
9 2 (2.06%) IBM
9 2 (2.06%) BMC
10 1 (1.03%) NetApp
10 1 (1.03%) Lotus
10 1 (1.03%) Sun
10 1 (1.03%) McAfee
10 1 (1.03%) Apple
10 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.03%) Symantec
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago