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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 195 184 172
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 62 49 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 0.81% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.80% 3.79% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 59
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% +2.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £25,445 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,375 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.66%
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
1632 1293 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.59% 21.29% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 978 1023
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 17 December 2014.

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 17 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
West Yorkshire +5 49 £32,500 - 5
North Yorkshire +8 5 £21,000 -55.78% 1
South Yorkshire -18 4 £23,750 -1.65% 1
East Yorkshire -12 2 £50,000 +42.85%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 96 (83.48%) Microsoft
2 95 (82.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (80.00%) Windows
4 58 (50.43%) Active Directory
5 57 (49.57%) MCSE
6 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
7 50 (43.48%) VMware
8 43 (37.39%) MS Excel
8 43 (37.39%) SharePoint
9 40 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (32.17%) MCSA
11 35 (30.43%) Citrix
12 33 (28.70%) MS Exchange
13 32 (27.83%) SAN
13 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (27.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (25.22%) SQL
15 28 (24.35%) Cisco
16 27 (23.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (22.61%) ITIL
18 23 (20.00%) .NET
18 23 (20.00%) MCITP
18 23 (20.00%) Hyper-V
18 23 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
19 22 (19.13%) IIS
19 22 (19.13%) Office 365
20 21 (18.26%) MS Office
20 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET
20 21 (18.26%) VoIP
20 21 (18.26%) CCNA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 43 (37.39%) SharePoint
2 33 (28.70%) MS Exchange
3 23 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (19.13%) IIS
5 17 (14.78%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (14.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (14.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (4.35%) Apache
10 4 (3.48%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.61%) Lync
12 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (37.39%) MS Excel
2 21 (18.26%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (14.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.13%) Office 365
2 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.83%) SAN
2 21 (18.26%) VoIP
3 18 (15.65%) LAN
4 17 (14.78%) Firewall
5 15 (13.04%) DNS
5 15 (13.04%) DHCP
5 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 15 (13.04%) Wireless
6 14 (12.17%) WAN
7 10 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (8.70%) VPN
8 8 (6.96%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (4.35%) SMTP
9 5 (4.35%) SSH
10 4 (3.48%) Internet
11 3 (2.61%) POP3
11 3 (2.61%) FTP
11 3 (2.61%) HTTP
11 3 (2.61%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.61%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) DTS
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (20.00%) Analyst
2 20 (17.39%) Developer
3 17 (14.78%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.30%) Technical Support
6 12 (10.43%) Server Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Server Support Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Server Support
7 11 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (9.57%) Windows Support Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Windows Server Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) Service Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.83%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 8 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.96%) Network Administrator
10 8 (6.96%) IT Support
10 8 (6.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.00%) .NET
2 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET
3 18 (15.65%) Ajax
3 18 (15.65%) .NET Framework
3 18 (15.65%) HTML
4 17 (14.78%) CSS
4 17 (14.78%) WCF
5 4 (3.48%) Web Services
6 3 (2.61%) COM
7 1 (0.87%) XML
7 1 (0.87%) WAP
7 1 (0.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.48%) iPad
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.74%) iPhone
5 2 (1.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) IVR
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 92 (80.00%) Windows
2 40 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.22%) Linux
8 5 (4.35%) Windows Vista
8 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.48%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.61%) UNIX
10 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.74%) CentOS
11 2 (1.74%) Debian
12 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) ITIL
2 19 (16.52%) CRM
2 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.65%) OO
4 17 (14.78%) OOA/OOD
5 15 (13.04%) Change Management
6 14 (12.17%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.09%) Coaching
8 5 (4.35%) Service Management
9 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.48%) Change Control
10 3 (2.61%) Software Distribution
10 3 (2.61%) Software Asset Management
10 3 (2.61%) Project Management
10 3 (2.61%) ITSM
10 3 (2.61%) E-Procurement
10 3 (2.61%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.22%) SQL
2 20 (17.39%) C#
3 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.52%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.61%) VB
6 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (82.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (49.57%) MCSE
3 37 (32.17%) MCSA
4 23 (20.00%) MCITP
5 21 (18.26%) CCNA
5 21 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (18.26%) MCTS
6 17 (14.78%) MCAD
6 17 (14.78%) MCSD
6 17 (14.78%) CCA
6 17 (14.78%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (10.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
9 8 (6.96%) MCDST
9 8 (6.96%) CCNP
10 3 (2.61%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.61%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.61%) HNC
10 3 (2.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (50.43%) Active Directory
2 32 (27.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.30%) XenApp
5 12 (10.43%) vSphere
6 11 (9.57%) XenServer
7 10 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (7.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Backup Exec
2 10 (8.70%) SCCM
3 6 (5.22%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 96 (83.48%) Microsoft
2 50 (43.48%) VMware
3 35 (30.43%) Citrix
4 28 (24.35%) Cisco
5 16 (13.91%) Dell
6 14 (12.17%) HP
7 13 (11.30%) IBM
8 12 (10.43%) Riverbed
9 10 (8.70%) Veritas
10 9 (7.83%) Veeam
11 5 (4.35%) Symantec
11 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.48%) LANDesk
12 4 (3.48%) Lotus
13 3 (2.61%) NetApp
13 3 (2.61%) Apple
13 3 (2.61%) Sun
13 3 (2.61%) Mitel
14 2 (1.74%) F5
14 2 (1.74%) ProCurve
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus excellent benefi
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago