The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 179 133 130
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 71 83 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.01% 1.57% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 6.01% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60 82 88
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,845 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1688 1381 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.92% 26.13% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1043 1073
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,120 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -46 39 £30,000 +9.09% 12
South Yorkshire 0 20 £27,025 +20.11% 2
East Yorkshire -6 9 - - 2
North Yorkshire -16 3 £35,000 +55.55% 3
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 101 (80.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (79.37%) Windows
3 97 (76.98%) Microsoft
4 85 (67.46%) MCSE
5 73 (57.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (50.00%) VMware
7 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
8 54 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (40.48%) MS Excel
10 50 (39.68%) SQL Server
10 50 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (38.10%) CCNA
12 41 (32.54%) SAN
12 41 (32.54%) Citrix
13 37 (29.37%) Cisco
14 35 (27.78%) MCITP
15 34 (26.98%) MS Exchange
16 32 (25.40%) SharePoint
17 31 (24.60%) Change Management
18 30 (23.81%) MCSA
19 28 (22.22%) TCP/IP
20 27 (21.43%) ITIL
21 26 (20.63%) Firewall
21 26 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (19.05%) SLA
23 21 (16.67%) CCNP
23 21 (16.67%) Security Cleared
23 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
24 20 (15.87%) VPN
24 20 (15.87%) HP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.40%) SharePoint
3 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (12.70%) Lync
5 15 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.56%) IIS
8 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.38%) Apache
10 2 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.38%) Office 365
3 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.54%) SAN
2 28 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 26 (20.63%) Firewall
4 20 (15.87%) VPN
5 17 (13.49%) LAN
5 17 (13.49%) Internet
6 15 (11.90%) WAN
7 14 (11.11%) VoIP
7 14 (11.11%) DNS
7 14 (11.11%) DHCP
7 14 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (8.73%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (3.97%) SMTP
10 4 (3.17%) SSL
10 4 (3.17%) MPLS
11 3 (2.38%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.59%) Wireless
13 1 (0.79%) SSH
13 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Subversion
1 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.79%) NUnit
2 1 (0.79%) MSTest
2 1 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.79%) Moq
General
1 6 (4.76%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Legal
3 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (31.75%) Support Engineer
2 28 (22.22%) Windows Support Engineer
3 27 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (14.29%) Server Support
4 18 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 18 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
4 18 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) Analyst
6 13 (10.32%) Administrator
7 11 (8.73%) Network Administrator
8 9 (7.14%) Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (5.56%) .NET
3 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.38%) XML
5 3 (2.38%) LAMP
6 2 (1.59%) Ajax
7 1 (0.79%) HTML
7 1 (0.79%) SOAP
7 1 (0.79%) WinForms
7 1 (0.79%) WCF
7 1 (0.79%) WPF
7 1 (0.79%) jQuery
7 1 (0.79%) Spring.NET
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.79%) HTML5
7 1 (0.79%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (0.79%) Ninject
7 1 (0.79%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) iPad
2 3 (2.38%) iPhone
2 3 (2.38%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.59%) Clustering
3 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) Replication
4 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 100 (79.37%) Windows
2 73 (57.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.94%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.38%) Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.38%) Android
8 2 (1.59%) UNIX
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
9 1 (0.79%) CentOS
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) Change Management
2 27 (21.43%) ITIL
3 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
4 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 5 (3.97%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.97%) Information Security
7 4 (3.17%) Migration
7 4 (3.17%) Service Management
8 3 (2.38%) TDD
8 3 (2.38%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.59%) Network Design
9 2 (1.59%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.59%) OO
9 2 (1.59%) SOA
9 2 (1.59%) Change Control
9 2 (1.59%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.59%) Risk Management
10 1 (0.79%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (0.79%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.94%) SQL
1 10 (7.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.97%) C#
3 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (80.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (67.46%) MCSE
3 50 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (38.10%) CCNA
5 35 (27.78%) MCITP
6 30 (23.81%) MCSA
7 21 (16.67%) CCNP
7 21 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 19 (15.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (7.94%) VCAP
9 10 (7.94%) CCIE
10 9 (7.14%) Degree
11 5 (3.97%) SSCP
11 5 (3.97%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (3.97%) CCSA
12 4 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.59%) MCSD
13 2 (1.59%) CCA
13 2 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.59%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.32%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.97%) vSphere
6 3 (2.38%) XenApp
7 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) SCCM
1 15 (11.90%) SCOM
2 3 (2.38%) OPNET
2 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.59%) Nagios
3 2 (1.59%) Opsview
4 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 97 (76.98%) Microsoft
2 63 (50.00%) VMware
3 41 (32.54%) Citrix
4 37 (29.37%) Cisco
5 20 (15.87%) HP
6 15 (11.90%) IBM
7 14 (11.11%) Veritas
7 14 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 13 (10.32%) Symantec
9 7 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.76%) McAfee
10 6 (4.76%) Dell
11 2 (1.59%) CommVault
11 2 (1.59%) NetApp
11 2 (1.59%) Veeam
11 2 (1.59%) Huawei
12 1 (0.79%) Brocade
12 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.79%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.79%) F5
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Car + Unbelievable package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Car/Allowance + too many to mention
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oasis Academy
Salary: From £15,882 to £17,333 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrogate
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance, Life Assurance
Posted: 18 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Skipton
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago