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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 214 194 127
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -67
Permanent jobs citing MCP 27 55 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.77% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 3.45% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 93
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,325 £38,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
1614 1596 1464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.16% 22.45% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1340 1072
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 £25,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
West Yorkshire +2 14 £25,500 -15.00% 2
North Yorkshire +20 7 £28,250 -58.75%
South Yorkshire -18 4 £29,900 - 1
East Yorkshire -1 2 £35,000 - 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 90 (86.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (82.69%) Microsoft
3 78 (75.00%) Windows
4 53 (50.96%) SQL Server
5 51 (49.04%) VMware
6 48 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 44 (42.31%) MCSE
8 41 (39.42%) Citrix
9 39 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 39 (37.50%) SharePoint
10 36 (34.62%) ITIL
11 35 (33.65%) Cisco
11 35 (33.65%) MCITP
12 31 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (29.81%) CCA
12 31 (29.81%) Citrix Certification
13 30 (28.85%) SAN
13 30 (28.85%) MS Exchange
14 25 (24.04%) MCSA
14 25 (24.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 24 (23.08%) SQL
15 24 (23.08%) VoIP
16 23 (22.12%) MCTS
17 22 (21.15%) Hyper-V
17 22 (21.15%) MS Office
18 21 (20.19%) Wireless
19 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
20 19 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013
21 18 (17.31%) XenApp

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 30 (28.85%) MS Exchange
3 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (15.38%) IIS
6 15 (14.42%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (14.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (14.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (8.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 22 (21.15%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Office 365
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.85%) SAN
2 24 (23.08%) VoIP
3 21 (20.19%) Wireless
4 13 (12.50%) LAN
5 11 (10.58%) WAN
5 11 (10.58%) VPN
6 8 (7.69%) DNS
6 8 (7.69%) DHCP
7 7 (6.73%) Network Security
7 7 (6.73%) Firewall
7 7 (6.73%) Extranet
8 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.85%) Internet
10 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.92%) NAS
10 2 (1.92%) VLAN
11 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (50.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.77%) Legal
3 5 (4.81%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (19.23%) Technical Support
2 18 (17.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (15.38%) Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Analyst
4 15 (14.42%) SharePoint Developer
5 14 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.77%) Server Support
10 6 (5.77%) Administrator
10 6 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (5.77%) Server Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Server Support Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Windows Server Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) .NET
1 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 15 (14.42%) CSS
2 15 (14.42%) HTML
2 15 (14.42%) WCF
2 15 (14.42%) .NET Framework
2 15 (14.42%) Ajax
3 6 (5.77%) Web Services
4 2 (1.92%) WAP
5 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.81%) iPad
3 4 (3.85%) iPhone
4 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) PDA
6 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 78 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (17.31%) Windows XP
3 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (13.46%) Windows 7
5 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.73%) Apple iOS
7 7 (6.73%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.96%) Linux
9 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.38%) CRM
4 15 (14.42%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (14.42%) OO
5 10 (9.62%) Change Management
5 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.65%) Service Management
7 8 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.73%) Document Management
9 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity
11 2 (1.92%) Information Security
11 2 (1.92%) Project Management
11 2 (1.92%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.92%) Coaching
11 2 (1.92%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 20 (19.23%) T-SQL
3 16 (15.38%) C#
4 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (86.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (42.31%) MCSE
3 35 (33.65%) MCITP
4 31 (29.81%) CCA
4 31 (29.81%) Citrix Certification
5 25 (24.04%) MCSA
5 25 (24.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (22.12%) MCTS
7 15 (14.42%) MCAD
7 15 (14.42%) MCSD
7 15 (14.42%) MCDST
8 11 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (10.58%) CCNA
9 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.88%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.92%) SSCP
11 2 (1.92%) CCNP
11 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.92%) PMP
11 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 31 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (21.15%) Hyper-V
4 18 (17.31%) XenApp
5 17 (16.35%) XenServer
5 17 (16.35%) XenDesktop
5 17 (16.35%) vSphere
6 2 (1.92%) NFS
6 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 51 (49.04%) VMware
3 41 (39.42%) Citrix
4 35 (33.65%) Cisco
5 17 (16.35%) Dell
5 17 (16.35%) Veeam
5 17 (16.35%) Riverbed
6 14 (13.46%) HP
7 7 (6.73%) IBM
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle
8 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.92%) Remedy
9 2 (1.92%) BMC
9 2 (1.92%) Mitel
10 1 (0.96%) Google
10 1 (0.96%) Civica
10 1 (0.96%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.96%) Juniper
10 1 (0.96%) Siemens
Castleford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Goole
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago