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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 193 199 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -70
Permanent jobs citing MCP 64 61 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 0.84% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.80% 3.67% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 95
Average salary £30,000 £29,950 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.16% -7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.97%
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
1682 1664 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.60% 22.78% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1360 972
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,255 £23,250
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +21 47 £30,000 -4.76% 3
South Yorkshire -16 9 £30,200 +1.00% 1
North Yorkshire +23 6 £26,500 -60.44% 5
East Yorkshire -1 2 £35,000 +40.00% 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 106 (83.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (81.89%) Microsoft
3 93 (73.23%) Windows
4 69 (54.33%) SQL Server
5 61 (48.03%) Active Directory
5 61 (48.03%) VMware
6 51 (40.16%) MCSE
7 50 (39.37%) SharePoint
8 49 (38.58%) Citrix
9 48 (37.80%) MS Excel
10 41 (32.28%) MCITP
10 41 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (29.92%) MS Exchange
12 37 (29.13%) Cisco
13 36 (28.35%) CCA
13 36 (28.35%) Citrix Certification
13 36 (28.35%) SAN
14 35 (27.56%) MCSA
15 34 (26.77%) SQL
15 34 (26.77%) MCTS
16 33 (25.98%) ITIL
17 31 (24.41%) Hyper-V
18 29 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
18 29 (22.83%) Office 365
18 29 (22.83%) T-SQL
18 29 (22.83%) VoIP
19 28 (22.05%) IIS
20 27 (21.26%) MS Office
20 27 (21.26%) ASP.NET
20 27 (21.26%) .NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (39.37%) SharePoint
2 38 (29.92%) MS Exchange
3 28 (22.05%) IIS
4 25 (19.69%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (19.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (19.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (6.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.36%) Apache
10 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (37.80%) MS Excel
2 27 (21.26%) MS Office
3 6 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.83%) Office 365
2 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.35%) SAN
2 29 (22.83%) VoIP
3 27 (21.26%) Wireless
4 19 (14.96%) LAN
5 13 (10.24%) WAN
6 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
7 11 (8.66%) VPN
7 11 (8.66%) DNS
7 11 (8.66%) DHCP
8 10 (7.87%) Firewall
9 8 (6.30%) Network Security
10 6 (4.72%) Extranet
11 3 (2.36%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.36%) SSH
11 3 (2.36%) POP3
11 3 (2.36%) SMTP
11 3 (2.36%) PABX
11 3 (2.36%) IMAP
12 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (54.33%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) DTS
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 17 (13.39%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.72%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Legal
3 3 (2.36%) Advertising
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (20.47%) Developer
2 25 (19.69%) Technical Support
2 25 (19.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 23 (18.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (17.32%) Analyst
5 16 (12.60%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 14 (11.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Help Desk Support
8 10 (7.87%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Service Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Administrator
11 6 (4.72%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Desktop Support
11 6 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.94%) Server Support
12 5 (3.94%) Server Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.26%) .NET
1 27 (21.26%) ASP.NET
2 25 (19.69%) CSS
2 25 (19.69%) Ajax
2 25 (19.69%) .NET Framework
2 25 (19.69%) HTML
2 25 (19.69%) WCF
3 3 (2.36%) Web Services
3 3 (2.36%) COM
4 1 (0.79%) WAP
4 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) iPhone
3 4 (3.15%) iPad
4 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) IVR
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 93 (73.23%) Windows
2 16 (12.60%) Windows 7
3 14 (11.02%) Windows XP
4 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.09%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.72%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.15%) Linux
9 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.79%) UNIX
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) ITIL
2 26 (20.47%) CRM
2 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.69%) OOA/OOD
3 25 (19.69%) OO
4 8 (6.30%) Change Management
4 8 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.72%) Document Management
5 6 (4.72%) Mentoring
6 5 (3.94%) Service Management
7 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.36%) E-Procurement
8 3 (2.36%) Time Management
8 3 (2.36%) Data Management
8 3 (2.36%) Coaching
9 2 (1.57%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.57%) Line Management
9 2 (1.57%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.77%) SQL
2 29 (22.83%) T-SQL
3 26 (20.47%) C#
4 25 (19.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (83.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (40.16%) MCSE
3 41 (32.28%) MCITP
4 36 (28.35%) CCA
4 36 (28.35%) Citrix Certification
5 35 (27.56%) MCSA
6 34 (26.77%) MCTS
7 27 (21.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (19.69%) MCAD
8 25 (19.69%) MCSD
9 15 (11.81%) CCNA
9 15 (11.81%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (11.02%) MCDST
11 4 (3.15%) A+ Certification
11 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (2.36%) HNC
12 3 (2.36%) HND
13 2 (1.57%) CCNP
13 2 (1.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (48.03%) Active Directory
2 41 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (24.41%) Hyper-V
4 23 (18.11%) XenApp
5 21 (16.54%) vSphere
6 20 (15.75%) XenServer
6 20 (15.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (15.75%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 104 (81.89%) Microsoft
2 61 (48.03%) VMware
3 49 (38.58%) Citrix
4 37 (29.13%) Cisco
5 21 (16.54%) Dell
6 20 (15.75%) Veeam
6 20 (15.75%) Riverbed
7 11 (8.66%) HP
8 6 (4.72%) IBM
9 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.36%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.36%) Mitel
10 2 (1.57%) Remedy
10 2 (1.57%) BMC
11 1 (0.79%) NetApp
11 1 (0.79%) Lotus
11 1 (0.79%) Juniper
11 1 (0.79%) Symantec
11 1 (0.79%) Apple
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle
Skipton, Yorkshire
Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21500 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Goole
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Goole
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago