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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 171 180 191
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 2.85% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 40
Median salary £32,500 £22,250 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.06% -36.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,700 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
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
790 1016 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.90% 22.51% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 671 757 1009
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 7 £55,000 +134.04%
Bradford +2 5 £30,000 -
Huddersfield +18 3 £32,000 +68.42%
Wakefield -1 2 £35,000 +79.48%
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 38 (97.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (82.05%) MCSE
3 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 26 (66.67%) Windows
5 21 (53.85%) VMware
6 17 (43.59%) SQL
6 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
7 16 (41.03%) MCSA
7 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (38.46%) Citrix
8 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 12 (30.77%) ITIL
10 12 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (30.77%) Firewall
11 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
12 9 (23.08%) LAN
12 9 (23.08%) WAN
12 9 (23.08%) SLA
12 9 (23.08%) CCEA
13 8 (20.51%) VPN
14 6 (15.38%) MS Office
14 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
14 6 (15.38%) Degree
14 6 (15.38%) SonicWALL
14 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
15 5 (12.82%) Office 365

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) LAN
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 8 (20.51%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
1 4 (10.26%) WCF
1 4 (10.26%) WinForms
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (10.26%) MVC
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Release Management
3 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) SDLC
3 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
4 3 (7.69%) Server Building
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (97.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (82.05%) MCSE
3 16 (41.03%) MCSA
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (23.08%) CCEA
6 6 (15.38%) Degree
7 5 (12.82%) MCDST
7 5 (12.82%) MCITP
8 4 (10.26%) MCPD
9 3 (7.69%) A+ Certification
9 3 (7.69%) CCA
9 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) DameWare
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.13%) Nagios
2 2 (5.13%) Opsview
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) SmoothWall
2 2 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) SonicWALL
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) Apple
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco
7 2 (5.13%) CommVault
7 2 (5.13%) Dell
7 2 (5.13%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) Lotus
7 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.13%) Veeam
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard