The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 188 101 128
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +27
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 78 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 2.01% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 9.06% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 69 42
Average salary £31,500 £29,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.77% -4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1101 861 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.52% 22.14% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 926 676 747
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -43 14 £35,000 +50.53% 2
Huddersfield 0 6 £30,000 +9.09%
Halifax -22 5 £30,000 -7.69%
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (94.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (81.13%) Windows
3 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
4 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
5 31 (58.49%) MCSE
6 29 (54.72%) VMware
7 24 (45.28%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (41.51%) Citrix
9 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
9 21 (39.62%) SharePoint
10 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
10 19 (35.85%) DNS
11 17 (32.08%) ITIL
11 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (30.19%) Cisco
12 16 (30.19%) CCNA
12 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (30.19%) Hyper-V
13 15 (28.30%) MCITP
13 15 (28.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (28.30%) IIS
13 15 (28.30%) MS Office
14 14 (26.42%) DHCP
15 13 (24.53%) VPN
16 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
16 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (22.64%) MCTS
16 12 (22.64%) SCCM
16 12 (22.64%) Lync

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (39.62%) SharePoint
2 15 (28.30%) IIS
2 15 (28.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (22.64%) Lync
4 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
5 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (15.09%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.77%) Apache
8 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Office
2 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
2 19 (35.85%) DNS
3 14 (26.42%) DHCP
4 13 (24.53%) VPN
5 11 (20.75%) SAN
5 11 (20.75%) Internet
6 10 (18.87%) Firewall
7 5 (9.43%) MPLS
7 5 (9.43%) SSL
7 5 (9.43%) SMTP
8 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) NUnit
2 2 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.89%) Moq
3 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) MSTest
General
1 5 (9.43%) Legal
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) IT Operations Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Information Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
1 6 (11.32%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.43%) WinForms
2 5 (9.43%) WPF
3 3 (5.66%) jQuery
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) Ajax
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (1.89%) Ninject
5 1 (1.89%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.89%) Spring.NET
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.89%) LINQ
5 1 (1.89%) MonoRail
5 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) iPad
3 4 (7.55%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.09%) Linux
6 4 (7.55%) Android
6 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Phone
7 3 (5.66%) UNIX
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Change Control
4 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) Information Security
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) MVC
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) UML
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.77%) MVVM
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.77%) OOD
8 2 (3.77%) Scrum
8 2 (3.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (94.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (58.49%) MCSE
3 24 (45.28%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (30.19%) CCNA
5 15 (28.30%) MCITP
6 12 (22.64%) MCTS
7 11 (20.75%) Degree
7 11 (20.75%) MCSA
8 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.43%) SSCP
9 5 (9.43%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (9.43%) CCSA
10 4 (7.55%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (5.66%) CCA
11 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (3.77%) MCAD
12 2 (3.77%) MCSD
13 1 (1.89%) CISSP
13 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (30.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.98%) vSphere
4 8 (15.09%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (15.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) SCCM
2 9 (16.98%) SCOM
3 8 (15.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) Netcool
4 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.89%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 22 (41.51%) Citrix
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco
5 11 (20.75%) HP
6 9 (16.98%) Dell
7 8 (15.09%) CommVault
7 8 (15.09%) Huawei
7 8 (15.09%) Veeam
8 7 (13.21%) Symantec
9 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
9 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
10 5 (9.43%) McAfee
11 2 (3.77%) Brocade
11 2 (3.77%) NetApp
12 1 (1.89%) Lotus
12 1 (1.89%) Juniper
12 1 (1.89%) BMC
12 1 (1.89%) EMC
12 1 (1.89%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago