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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 138 175 141
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCP 65 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.30% 0.58% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.48% 2.79% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 25 35
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £29,000 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
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
1187 933 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.82% 20.70% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 978 758 623
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +23 47 £30,250 -13.57% 1
Huddersfield +13 14 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 3 £21,000 - 1
Dewsbury - 1 £38,500 -
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 97 (95.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (80.39%) Microsoft
3 75 (73.53%) Windows
4 68 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 51 (50.00%) VMware
6 50 (49.02%) SharePoint
7 47 (46.08%) MCSE
8 46 (45.10%) Citrix
9 45 (44.12%) Active Directory
10 36 (35.29%) CCA
10 36 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
10 36 (35.29%) MCITP
11 35 (34.31%) MCTS
11 35 (34.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (34.31%) Cisco
11 35 (34.31%) MCSA
11 35 (34.31%) MS Excel
12 32 (31.37%) MS Exchange
12 32 (31.37%) SAN
13 30 (29.41%) IIS
14 29 (28.43%) SQL
14 29 (28.43%) CRM
14 29 (28.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 28 (27.45%) Hyper-V
15 28 (27.45%) Office 365
15 28 (27.45%) C#
15 28 (27.45%) .NET
15 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
15 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (26.47%) CSS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (49.02%) SharePoint
2 32 (31.37%) MS Exchange
3 30 (29.41%) IIS
4 27 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
4 27 (26.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (26.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (7.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.94%) Apache
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (34.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.45%) Office 365
2 27 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.37%) SAN
2 27 (26.47%) VoIP
3 23 (22.55%) Wireless
4 9 (8.82%) DHCP
4 9 (8.82%) DNS
5 8 (7.84%) VPN
6 6 (5.88%) Network Security
7 5 (4.90%) LAN
7 5 (4.90%) WAN
7 5 (4.90%) Extranet
8 4 (3.92%) Firewall
9 3 (2.94%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.94%) SSH
9 3 (2.94%) POP3
9 3 (2.94%) SMTP
9 3 (2.94%) IMAP
10 2 (1.96%) NAS
10 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.96%) VLAN
11 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 29 (28.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.90%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Legal
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (27.45%) Developer
2 27 (26.47%) SharePoint Developer
3 21 (20.59%) Technical Support
3 21 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (17.65%) Analyst
5 16 (15.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.82%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.88%) Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (2.94%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.45%) .NET
1 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
2 27 (26.47%) CSS
2 27 (26.47%) Ajax
2 27 (26.47%) .NET Framework
2 27 (26.47%) WCF
2 27 (26.47%) HTML
3 3 (2.94%) COM
4 2 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (0.98%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) iPhone
3 4 (3.92%) iPad
4 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 75 (73.53%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.94%) Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) CRM
2 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.47%) OOA/OOD
3 27 (26.47%) OO
4 24 (23.53%) ITIL
5 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.90%) Service Management
6 5 (4.90%) Document Management
7 4 (3.92%) Time Management
7 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.94%) E-Procurement
8 3 (2.94%) Change Management
8 3 (2.94%) Coaching
9 2 (1.96%) Change Control
9 2 (1.96%) Line Management
9 2 (1.96%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.96%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.96%) ITSM
9 2 (1.96%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.43%) SQL
2 28 (27.45%) C#
3 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 27 (26.47%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (95.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (46.08%) MCSE
3 36 (35.29%) CCA
3 36 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
3 36 (35.29%) MCITP
4 35 (34.31%) MCTS
4 35 (34.31%) MCSA
5 27 (26.47%) MCAD
5 27 (26.47%) MCSD
6 21 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (12.75%) CCNA
7 13 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (10.78%) MCDST
9 2 (1.96%) SSCP
10 1 (0.98%) Degree
10 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 35 (34.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (27.45%) Hyper-V
4 22 (21.57%) XenApp
5 21 (20.59%) vSphere
6 20 (19.61%) XenServer
6 20 (19.61%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (19.61%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.90%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 82 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 51 (50.00%) VMware
3 46 (45.10%) Citrix
4 35 (34.31%) Cisco
5 21 (20.59%) Dell
6 20 (19.61%) Veeam
6 20 (19.61%) Riverbed
7 6 (5.88%) HP
8 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.94%) Mitel
8 3 (2.94%) BMC
8 3 (2.94%) Remedy
9 2 (1.96%) Symantec
9 2 (1.96%) IBM
9 2 (1.96%) Apple
10 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.98%) Google
10 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.98%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
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West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago