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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 158 170 159
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 50 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.05% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 3.07% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 24
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
1107 848 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.32% 19.75% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 960 653 598
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 December 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 22 December 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 +15 38 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Huddersfield +5 3 £30,000 -9.09%
Wakefield - 3 £17,000 -
Wetherby - 3 £32,500 -
Bradford - 1 £37,500 -
Dewsbury - 1 £38,500 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 69 (92.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 57 (76.00%) Windows
3 43 (57.33%) SQL Server
4 37 (49.33%) MCSE
5 35 (46.67%) VMware
6 34 (45.33%) SharePoint
7 32 (42.67%) Active Directory
8 29 (38.67%) Citrix
9 27 (36.00%) MCSA
10 24 (32.00%) .NET
10 24 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (30.67%) SQL
11 23 (30.67%) IIS
12 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
12 22 (29.33%) C#
12 22 (29.33%) ITIL
12 22 (29.33%) MCTS
13 21 (28.00%) MCITP
13 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (28.00%) SAN
14 20 (26.67%) CRM
14 20 (26.67%) Cisco
14 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
14 20 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (26.67%) Office 365
15 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
15 19 (25.33%) Ajax
15 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
15 19 (25.33%) HTML

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 34 (45.33%) SharePoint
2 23 (30.67%) IIS
3 18 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (24.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
5 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.67%) Apache
7 5 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.00%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) Office 365
2 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) SAN
2 12 (16.00%) Wireless
3 11 (14.67%) VoIP
4 10 (13.33%) DHCP
4 10 (13.33%) DNS
5 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.00%) Firewall
6 5 (6.67%) SMTP
6 5 (6.67%) SSH
7 3 (4.00%) IMAP
7 3 (4.00%) LAN
7 3 (4.00%) WAN
7 3 (4.00%) POP3
7 3 (4.00%) FTP
7 3 (4.00%) HTTP
7 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.67%) VPN
8 2 (2.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.67%) VLAN
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (57.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (18.67%) Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Technical Support
5 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 8 (10.67%) Service Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Telecoms Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Data Centre Technician
11 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technician
11 3 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations Technician
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Technician
12 2 (2.67%) Technical Team Leader
12 2 (2.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) .NET
2 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
3 19 (25.33%) HTML
3 19 (25.33%) Ajax
3 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
4 18 (24.00%) WCF
4 18 (24.00%) CSS
5 3 (4.00%) COM
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) WAP
6 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Replication
3 2 (2.67%) iPhone
3 2 (2.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 57 (76.00%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.67%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.00%) Linux
6 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.00%) UNIX
7 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.67%) Debian
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) ITIL
2 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (26.67%) CRM
4 19 (25.33%) OO
5 18 (24.00%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.33%) Coaching
8 5 (6.67%) Service Management
9 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) Change Control
10 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.00%) Time Management
10 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.00%) Project Management
10 3 (4.00%) Change Management
10 3 (4.00%) ITSM
10 3 (4.00%) E-Procurement
10 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.00%) Software Distribution
11 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) SQL
2 22 (29.33%) C#
3 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (92.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (49.33%) MCSE
3 27 (36.00%) MCSA
4 22 (29.33%) MCTS
5 21 (28.00%) MCITP
6 19 (25.33%) CCA
6 19 (25.33%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (24.00%) MCAD
7 18 (24.00%) MCSD
8 12 (16.00%) CCNA
8 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (6.67%) MCDST
11 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.67%) SSCP
13 1 (1.33%) MCPD
13 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (42.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.00%) vSphere
5 11 (14.67%) XenApp
5 11 (14.67%) XenServer
6 9 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Backup Exec
2 8 (10.67%) SCCM
3 3 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (46.67%) VMware
3 29 (38.67%) Citrix
4 20 (26.67%) Cisco
5 16 (21.33%) Dell
6 9 (12.00%) Veeam
6 9 (12.00%) Riverbed
7 5 (6.67%) Symantec
7 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.33%) IBM
9 3 (4.00%) Sun
9 3 (4.00%) HP
9 3 (4.00%) Apple
9 3 (4.00%) NetApp
9 3 (4.00%) Mitel
9 3 (4.00%) Lotus
9 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.67%) Brocade
10 2 (2.67%) F5
10 2 (2.67%) Zoho
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764 - £40558 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus excellent benefi
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago