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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 150 187 196
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 58 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 2.83% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 25
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
948 1096 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.15% 22.64% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 755 849 916
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Wakefield +16 24 £24,250 +15.47% 1
Leeds +10 21 £23,500 -30.88% 2
Halifax - 8 £42,000 -
Bradford +1 4 £51,500 +6.59%
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 67 (65.05%) ITIL
2 63 (61.17%) Microsoft
3 56 (54.37%) Windows
4 54 (52.43%) Active Directory
5 49 (47.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (39.81%) Internet
6 41 (39.81%) MS Office
7 39 (37.86%) MS Excel
8 32 (31.07%) Service Management
9 28 (27.18%) VMware
9 28 (27.18%) IIS
10 27 (26.21%) MCSE
10 27 (26.21%) Citrix
11 24 (23.30%) Intranet
12 23 (22.33%) Remedy
13 22 (21.36%) Windows XP
13 22 (21.36%) Finance
14 21 (20.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (19.42%) SLA
16 19 (18.45%) Blackberry
16 19 (18.45%) CCNA
16 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
17 17 (16.50%) Incident Management
17 17 (16.50%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (15.53%) Cisco
19 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
19 15 (14.56%) PowerShell

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 28 (27.18%) IIS
2 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.83%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.91%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (39.81%) MS Office
2 39 (37.86%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.88%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.81%) Internet
2 24 (23.30%) Intranet
3 12 (11.65%) VPN
4 9 (8.74%) SAN
5 6 (5.83%) DNS
5 6 (5.83%) NAS
6 4 (3.88%) DHCP
6 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.91%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.94%) HTTP
8 2 (1.94%) Network Security
8 2 (1.94%) VoIP
9 1 (0.97%) Firewall
9 1 (0.97%) LAN
9 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Back Office
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.91%) Publishing
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (69.90%) Analyst
2 40 (38.83%) Service Analyst
3 39 (37.86%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (16.50%) Support Analyst
5 14 (13.59%) Automation Analyst
5 14 (13.59%) Monitoring Analyst
6 13 (12.62%) IT Analyst
7 12 (11.65%) Technical Support
8 10 (9.71%) Desktop Support
9 8 (7.77%) IT Support
10 7 (6.80%) Consultant
10 7 (6.80%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (6.80%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (5.83%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.83%) Implementation Consultant
11 6 (5.83%) Software Consultant
11 6 (5.83%) Software Implementation Consultant
11 6 (5.83%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (5.83%) Technical Implementation Consultant
11 6 (5.83%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) SOAP
1 14 (13.59%) WCF
2 7 (6.80%) Web Services
3 3 (2.91%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.83%) Clustering
4 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) User Experience
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) BYOD
7 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.97%) iPad
7 1 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Windows XP
3 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
3 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.68%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.05%) ITIL
2 32 (31.07%) Service Management
3 17 (16.50%) Incident Management
4 10 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.71%) Presales
5 9 (8.74%) ITSM
5 9 (8.74%) Trend Analysis
6 8 (7.77%) ITIL V3
6 8 (7.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.83%) Application Packaging
7 6 (5.83%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.85%) IT Governance
9 4 (3.88%) Coaching
9 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.88%) Information Security
9 4 (3.88%) IT Audit
9 4 (3.88%) Line Management
9 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.77%) SQL
3 3 (2.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 49 (47.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (26.21%) MCSE
3 19 (18.45%) CCNA
3 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (16.50%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (11.65%) MCDST
6 11 (10.68%) Degree
7 10 (9.71%) MCITP
7 10 (9.71%) MCSA
8 9 (8.74%) CCA
8 9 (8.74%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.88%) CISSP
9 4 (3.88%) SSCP
10 3 (2.91%) MCSD
11 2 (1.94%) MCTS
11 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.42%) SLA
2 8 (7.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 54 (52.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.94%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.97%) vSphere
5 1 (0.97%) XenApp
5 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Nagios
1 14 (13.59%) OpenView
2 12 (11.65%) SCCM
3 9 (8.74%) DameWare
4 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (61.17%) Microsoft
2 28 (27.18%) VMware
3 27 (26.21%) Citrix
4 23 (22.33%) Remedy
5 16 (15.53%) Cisco
6 14 (13.59%) AppDynamics
6 14 (13.59%) SolarWinds
7 8 (7.77%) HP
8 6 (5.83%) Oracle
8 6 (5.83%) Sitecore
9 5 (4.85%) Sage
10 4 (3.88%) Northgate
11 3 (2.91%) Dell
11 3 (2.91%) Lotus
12 1 (0.97%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.97%) NetApp
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car + certs + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago