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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 181 144 155
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 30 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 1.14% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 5.05% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 30
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,800 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
1189 852 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.41% 22.60% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 941 689 610
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 October 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 1 October 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 -10 18 £40,331 +61.32% 3
Huddersfield -2 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Wakefield -15 5 £19,000 -49.33% 1
Pontefract - 1 £22,000 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 58 (81.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (73.24%) Windows
3 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
4 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
5 37 (52.11%) MCSE
6 36 (50.70%) VMware
7 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
7 29 (40.85%) Citrix
8 27 (38.03%) ITIL
9 26 (36.62%) MCITP
10 25 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (35.21%) CCNA
11 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
12 22 (30.99%) MCSA
13 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
13 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
15 18 (25.35%) SCCM
16 17 (23.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (21.13%) Cisco
17 15 (21.13%) SAN
18 14 (19.72%) .NET
18 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
19 13 (18.31%) MS Office
19 13 (18.31%) SQL
20 12 (16.90%) C#
20 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
21 11 (15.49%) Symantec

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
2 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.27%) IIS
3 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.82%) Apache
8 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.31%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) SAN
2 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.27%) DNS
3 8 (11.27%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) FTP
4 3 (4.23%) HTTP
4 3 (4.23%) WAN
4 3 (4.23%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
5 2 (2.82%) SMTP
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) SSH
5 2 (2.82%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
1 3 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.63%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.63%) Wintel Support
7 4 (5.63%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Network Support
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) .NET
2 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
4 8 (11.27%) Ajax
5 7 (9.86%) HTML
6 6 (8.45%) CSS
6 6 (8.45%) WCF
7 3 (4.23%) LAMP
7 3 (4.23%) Web Services
8 2 (2.82%) XML
9 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Replication
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
3 2 (2.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (73.24%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) UNIX
6 2 (2.82%) Debian
6 2 (2.82%) CentOS
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.68%) OO
3 7 (9.86%) CRM
4 6 (8.45%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (7.04%) Service Management
5 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.63%) Coaching
6 4 (5.63%) Change Control
7 2 (2.82%) SOA
7 2 (2.82%) ITSM
7 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) TDD
7 2 (2.82%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.82%) Line Management
7 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.82%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) C#
3 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.82%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (81.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (52.11%) MCSE
3 26 (36.62%) MCITP
4 25 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (35.21%) CCNA
5 22 (30.99%) MCSA
6 17 (23.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (14.08%) CCIE
7 10 (14.08%) CCNP
7 10 (14.08%) MCTS
7 10 (14.08%) VCAP
8 7 (9.86%) CCA
8 7 (9.86%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (8.45%) MCAD
9 6 (8.45%) MCSD
10 5 (7.04%) MCDST
11 3 (4.23%) MCPD
12 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.41%) Degree
13 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) XenApp
5 2 (2.82%) XenServer
5 2 (2.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.63%) SCOM
4 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 36 (50.70%) VMware
3 29 (40.85%) Citrix
4 15 (21.13%) Cisco
5 11 (15.49%) Symantec
6 9 (12.68%) Dell
7 3 (4.23%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.23%) HP
8 2 (2.82%) Sun
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) BMC
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Veritas
8 2 (2.82%) Lotus
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) Apple
8 2 (2.82%) Juniper
8 2 (2.82%) Remedy
8 2 (2.82%) Brocade
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum DOE, + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Channelgate
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £14000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Pension & Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday