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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 190 179 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -62
Permanent jobs citing MCP 24 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.50% 0.74% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 3.08% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 54
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 £20,900 £27,800 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -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
1134 1170 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.85% 24.01% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 926 942 697
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 4 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 4 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 -12 7 £32,500 +4.83%
Castleford - 5 £22,500 -
Wakefield - 5 £21,000 - 1
Halifax - 4 - -
Bingley - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £45,000 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 46 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (84.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (80.00%) Windows
4 37 (74.00%) Active Directory
5 24 (48.00%) ITIL
6 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
6 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
6 19 (38.00%) VMware
7 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (34.00%) MCSE
9 16 (32.00%) MS Office
9 16 (32.00%) VPN
9 16 (32.00%) Cisco
10 14 (28.00%) Citrix
10 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
10 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
11 13 (26.00%) LAN
11 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
12 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
12 12 (24.00%) WAN
12 12 (24.00%) DHCP
12 12 (24.00%) DNS
13 11 (22.00%) CCNA
13 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (22.00%) SAN
13 11 (22.00%) Windows 8
14 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 10 (20.00%) vSphere
14 10 (20.00%) Backup Exec

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (32.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) VPN
2 13 (26.00%) LAN
3 12 (24.00%) WAN
3 12 (24.00%) DHCP
3 12 (24.00%) DNS
4 11 (22.00%) SAN
5 9 (18.00%) VoIP
6 7 (14.00%) Internet
7 6 (12.00%) NAS
8 5 (10.00%) Network Security
8 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.00%) Wireless
10 2 (4.00%) Extranet
11 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.00%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.00%) Senior SQL DBA
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (8.00%) Ajax
3 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.00%) WCF
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.00%) .NET
3 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Statistics
2 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.00%) iPhone
3 4 (8.00%) EqualLogic
3 4 (8.00%) iPad
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) PDA
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
3 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Service Management
3 8 (16.00%) Change Management
4 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (8.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Document Management
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.00%) SDLC
8 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (84.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (34.00%) MCSE
3 11 (22.00%) CCNA
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (20.00%) MCDST
5 9 (18.00%) MCTS
6 8 (16.00%) MCSA
7 7 (14.00%) MCITP
8 6 (12.00%) CCA
8 6 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (10.00%) A+ Certification
10 4 (8.00%) MCAD
10 4 (8.00%) MCSD
10 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (4.00%) PMP
11 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
11 2 (4.00%) MCDBA
12 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (74.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (8.00%) XenApp
4 4 (8.00%) XenServer
4 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) VMware
3 16 (32.00%) Cisco
4 14 (28.00%) Citrix
5 6 (12.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Dell
6 5 (10.00%) Apple
7 4 (8.00%) Veeam
7 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.00%) Siemens
9 1 (2.00%) Lotus
9 1 (2.00%) Trustwave
9 1 (2.00%) Mitel
9 1 (2.00%) Northgate
9 1 (2.00%) Civica
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago