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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 212 190 148
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCP 29 62 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.86% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 3.70% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 69
Average salary £22,500 £29,900 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.74% +8.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,300 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,661 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -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
1639 1675 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.41% 23.33% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1323 1027
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,743 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +1 25 £22,500 -25.00% 6
South Yorkshire -13 3 £28,000 +3.60%
North Yorkshire -7 1 £25,750 -14.87%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 44 (81.48%) Windows
3 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
4 38 (70.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (57.41%) ITIL
6 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
7 19 (35.19%) MCSE
7 19 (35.19%) MS Office
8 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
8 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
9 15 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 15 (27.78%) LAN
9 15 (27.78%) VMware
10 13 (24.07%) VPN
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (22.22%) Cisco
11 12 (22.22%) MCDST
12 11 (20.37%) Change Management
12 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
12 11 (20.37%) SLA
12 11 (20.37%) Citrix
12 11 (20.37%) WAN
12 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
12 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
12 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
13 10 (18.52%) MCSA
13 10 (18.52%) DHCP
13 10 (18.52%) DNS
13 10 (18.52%) Service Management
13 10 (18.52%) Telecoms

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) MS Office
2 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) LAN
2 13 (24.07%) VPN
3 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.37%) WAN
4 10 (18.52%) DHCP
4 10 (18.52%) DNS
5 8 (14.81%) Internet
6 6 (11.11%) NAS
7 3 (5.56%) SAN
8 2 (3.70%) Extranet
9 1 (1.85%) Firewall
9 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.85%) Network Security
9 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Service Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Server Support
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) IT Support
8 2 (3.70%) DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) WAP
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 6 (11.11%) Statistics
2 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) PDA
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.85%) Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Change Management
3 10 (18.52%) Service Management
4 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Document Management
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.70%) SDLC
7 2 (3.70%) ITSM
7 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (70.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (35.19%) MCSE
3 12 (22.22%) MCDST
4 10 (18.52%) MCSA
5 8 (14.81%) CCNA
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (11.11%) A+ Certification
7 4 (7.41%) MCITP
8 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.70%) MCTS
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.70%) PMP
9 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.85%) CCNP
10 1 (1.85%) CCA
10 1 (1.85%) MCAD
10 1 (1.85%) MCSD
10 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) DameWare
3 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 48 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) Cisco
4 11 (20.37%) Citrix
5 7 (12.96%) HP
6 6 (11.11%) Apple
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) Siemens
9 1 (1.85%) Lotus
9 1 (1.85%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Mitel
9 1 (1.85%) Northgate
9 1 (1.85%) Civica
9 1 (1.85%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.85%) Trustwave
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 - £20800 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits, flexi-working
Posted: 19 days ago