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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 182 184 101
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -83
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 32 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.65% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 2.94% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 75
Average salary £25,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,312 £32,950 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
1059 1087 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.71% 21.97% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 839 924 691
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 6 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Wakefield - 4 £21,000 -
Huddersfield -11 2 £20,000 -36.50%
Bradford - 2 £48,312 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 77 (96.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (82.50%) Microsoft
3 59 (73.75%) Windows
4 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 39 (48.75%) VMware
6 38 (47.50%) Citrix
7 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
8 35 (43.75%) MCSE
9 34 (42.50%) SharePoint
10 33 (41.25%) MS Excel
10 33 (41.25%) Cisco
11 30 (37.50%) MCITP
12 28 (35.00%) CCA
12 28 (35.00%) Citrix Certification
13 27 (33.75%) SAN
13 27 (33.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
14 26 (32.50%) ITIL
15 24 (30.00%) VoIP
16 22 (27.50%) MCTS
17 20 (25.00%) Wireless
17 20 (25.00%) MCSA
17 20 (25.00%) Hyper-V
18 19 (23.75%) MS Office
18 19 (23.75%) SQL
19 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (22.50%) XenApp
19 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
20 17 (21.25%) XenServer
20 17 (21.25%) XenDesktop

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (42.50%) SharePoint
2 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
3 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (18.75%) IIS
5 15 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (41.25%) MS Excel
2 19 (23.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Office 365
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.75%) SAN
2 24 (30.00%) VoIP
3 20 (25.00%) Wireless
4 10 (12.50%) VPN
5 8 (10.00%) DNS
5 8 (10.00%) DHCP
6 7 (8.75%) Extranet
7 6 (7.50%) WAN
7 6 (7.50%) LAN
7 6 (7.50%) Network Security
8 4 (5.00%) Internet
9 3 (3.75%) Firewall
10 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.50%) NAS
10 2 (2.50%) VLAN
11 1 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (16.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.50%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Technical Support
2 16 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (20.00%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (15.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 11 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.50%) Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
11 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
12 2 (2.50%) Team Leader
12 2 (2.50%) Information Analyst
12 2 (2.50%) SQL DBA
12 2 (2.50%) Technical Manager
12 2 (2.50%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) .NET
1 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (18.75%) WCF
2 15 (18.75%) Ajax
2 15 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 15 (18.75%) CSS
2 15 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (7.50%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.00%) iPhone
2 4 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (2.50%) Replication
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) PDA
4 1 (1.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 59 (73.75%) Windows
2 17 (21.25%) Windows XP
3 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
6 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) ITIL
2 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) CRM
4 15 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (18.75%) OO
5 9 (11.25%) Service Management
6 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.75%) Document Management
8 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.00%) Change Management
9 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.50%) TOGAF
11 2 (2.50%) Information Security
11 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.50%) Project Management
11 2 (2.50%) Time Management
11 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.50%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) T-SQL
3 16 (20.00%) C#
4 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (96.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (43.75%) MCSE
3 30 (37.50%) MCITP
4 28 (35.00%) CCA
4 28 (35.00%) Citrix Certification
5 22 (27.50%) MCTS
6 20 (25.00%) MCSA
7 17 (21.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (18.75%) MCAD
8 15 (18.75%) MCSD
9 14 (17.50%) MCDST
10 9 (11.25%) CCNA
10 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.50%) MCDBA
11 2 (2.50%) SSCP
11 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.50%) PMP
11 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (33.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (22.50%) XenApp
5 17 (21.25%) XenServer
5 17 (21.25%) XenDesktop
5 17 (21.25%) vSphere
6 2 (2.50%) NFS
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (48.75%) VMware
3 38 (47.50%) Citrix
4 33 (41.25%) Cisco
5 17 (21.25%) Veeam
5 17 (21.25%) Riverbed
5 17 (21.25%) Dell
6 7 (8.75%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) Mitel
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle
7 2 (2.50%) BMC
7 2 (2.50%) Remedy
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) McAfee
8 1 (1.25%) Symantec
8 1 (1.25%) Siemens
8 1 (1.25%) Apple
8 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.25%) Google
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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