The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 223 186 136
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -50
Permanent jobs citing MCP 27 68 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.96% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 4.01% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 78
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,213 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
MCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1670 1694 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.20% 23.97% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1361 1043
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Yorkshire region.

MCP Salary Trend in Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MCP
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
West Yorkshire -3 24 £22,500 -25.00% 2
South Yorkshire -16 2 £26,250 -2.86% 1
North Yorkshire -1 1 £25,750 -26.42%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 65 (87.84%) Microsoft
2 59 (79.73%) Windows
3 54 (72.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (70.27%) Active Directory
5 35 (47.30%) ITIL
6 29 (39.19%) VMware
7 25 (33.78%) MCSE
8 24 (32.43%) MS Excel
8 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
9 23 (31.08%) MS Exchange
10 21 (28.38%) SharePoint
10 21 (28.38%) MS Office
10 21 (28.38%) Cisco
11 20 (27.03%) LAN
11 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
12 18 (24.32%) Citrix
12 18 (24.32%) VPN
13 16 (21.62%) WAN
13 16 (21.62%) Windows XP
13 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (20.27%) MCSA
15 14 (18.92%) Change Management
15 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (17.57%) CCNA
16 13 (17.57%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (17.57%) SAN
16 13 (17.57%) DHCP
16 13 (17.57%) DNS
16 13 (17.57%) HP
16 13 (17.57%) Telecoms

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 23 (31.08%) MS Exchange
2 21 (28.38%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.11%) IIS
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 21 (28.38%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) LAN
2 18 (24.32%) VPN
3 16 (21.62%) WAN
4 13 (17.57%) DHCP
4 13 (17.57%) DNS
4 13 (17.57%) SAN
5 11 (14.86%) VoIP
6 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.46%) Internet
7 7 (9.46%) Wireless
8 6 (8.11%) Network Security
8 6 (8.11%) NAS
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.70%) Extranet
9 2 (2.70%) Firewall
10 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Support
5 8 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.46%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Server Support
7 6 (8.11%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Web Services
2 6 (8.11%) CSS
3 5 (6.76%) Ajax
3 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.76%) WCF
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 5 (6.76%) .NET
3 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.11%) Statistics
2 6 (8.11%) EqualLogic
3 5 (6.76%) iPad
4 4 (5.41%) iPhone
5 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) PDA
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 16 (21.62%) Windows XP
4 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.57%) Windows 8
6 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.35%) Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Change Management
3 10 (13.51%) Service Management
4 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.76%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (6.76%) OO
6 5 (6.76%) CRM
7 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.05%) Document Management
8 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.70%) Project Management
8 2 (2.70%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.70%) SDLC
9 1 (1.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.76%) C#
3 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (72.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (33.78%) MCSE
3 15 (20.27%) MCSA
4 13 (17.57%) CCNA
4 13 (17.57%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (14.86%) MCDST
6 11 (14.86%) MCITP
7 10 (13.51%) MCTS
8 9 (12.16%) CCA
8 9 (12.16%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.11%) A+ Certification
10 5 (6.76%) MCAD
10 5 (6.76%) MCSD
11 2 (2.70%) MCDBA
11 2 (2.70%) CCNP
11 2 (2.70%) PMP
11 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.22%) vSphere
5 6 (8.11%) XenApp
5 6 (8.11%) XenServer
5 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 65 (87.84%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.19%) VMware
3 21 (28.38%) Cisco
4 18 (24.32%) Citrix
5 13 (17.57%) HP
6 7 (9.46%) Dell
7 6 (8.11%) IBM
7 6 (8.11%) Apple
7 6 (8.11%) Veeam
7 6 (8.11%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle
9 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.35%) Remedy
10 1 (1.35%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.35%) Mitel
10 1 (1.35%) Northgate
10 1 (1.35%) Civica
10 1 (1.35%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.35%) Juniper
10 1 (1.35%) BMC
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