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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 181 201 158
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -43
Permanent jobs citing MCP 73 45 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.04% 0.69% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.54% 3.17% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 69 44 67
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,405 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -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
1608 1418 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.94% 21.78% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1110 1007
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 £26,405 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +30 61 £32,500 - 2
South Yorkshire -1 8 £30,500 +26.29% 2
East Yorkshire -10 1 £50,000 +42.85%
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 112 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (82.54%) Microsoft
3 98 (77.78%) Windows
4 66 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 62 (49.21%) VMware
6 60 (47.62%) MCSE
7 56 (44.44%) Active Directory
8 51 (40.48%) Citrix
9 50 (39.68%) SharePoint
10 45 (35.71%) MS Excel
11 40 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (30.16%) MCSA
13 37 (29.37%) SAN
14 36 (28.57%) SQL
15 34 (26.98%) MS Exchange
15 34 (26.98%) MCITP
16 32 (25.40%) ITIL
17 31 (24.60%) CCA
17 31 (24.60%) Citrix Certification
17 31 (24.60%) Cisco
17 31 (24.60%) SQL Server 2008
18 29 (23.02%) Hyper-V
18 29 (23.02%) MCTS
18 29 (23.02%) .NET
18 29 (23.02%) Office 365
19 28 (22.22%) IIS
20 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
20 27 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
21 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (20.63%) MS Office

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (39.68%) SharePoint
2 34 (26.98%) MS Exchange
3 28 (22.22%) IIS
4 25 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (18.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (18.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (18.25%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (7.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (3.97%) Apache
10 4 (3.17%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.38%) Lync
12 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 26 (20.63%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (18.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.02%) Office 365
2 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.37%) SAN
2 24 (19.05%) VoIP
3 20 (15.87%) Wireless
4 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
5 16 (12.70%) LAN
6 15 (11.90%) Firewall
7 13 (10.32%) DNS
7 13 (10.32%) DHCP
8 12 (9.52%) WAN
9 7 (5.56%) VPN
10 6 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.97%) SSH
11 5 (3.97%) Extranet
11 5 (3.97%) SMTP
12 4 (3.17%) Internet
12 4 (3.17%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (2.38%) IMAP
13 3 (2.38%) PABX
13 3 (2.38%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.38%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) DTS
6 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Legal
3 3 (2.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Analyst
3 23 (18.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (13.49%) Technical Support
6 13 (10.32%) Service Analyst
6 13 (10.32%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 11 (8.73%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.56%) Administrator
9 7 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Desktop Support
9 7 (5.56%) Server Support
9 7 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) IT Support
10 6 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.02%) .NET
2 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 24 (19.05%) HTML
3 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 23 (18.25%) Ajax
4 23 (18.25%) CSS
4 23 (18.25%) WCF
5 4 (3.17%) Web Services
6 3 (2.38%) COM
7 1 (0.79%) WAP
7 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.38%) iPad
3 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Replication
3 3 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.59%) iPhone
4 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) IVR
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 98 (77.78%) Windows
2 27 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
5 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.76%) Linux
7 6 (4.76%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.38%) UNIX
10 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.59%) Debian
11 2 (1.59%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) ITIL
2 25 (19.84%) CRM
2 25 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.05%) OO
4 23 (18.25%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (7.94%) Change Management
6 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.56%) Coaching
7 7 (5.56%) Service Management
7 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.97%) Document Management
8 5 (3.97%) Change Control
9 4 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.17%) Data Management
9 4 (3.17%) Time Management
9 4 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.17%) ITSM
9 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.38%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.57%) SQL
2 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
2 26 (20.63%) C#
3 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.38%) VB
6 2 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (47.62%) MCSE
3 38 (30.16%) MCSA
4 34 (26.98%) MCITP
5 31 (24.60%) CCA
5 31 (24.60%) Citrix Certification
6 29 (23.02%) MCTS
7 23 (18.25%) MCAD
7 23 (18.25%) MCSD
8 18 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (11.11%) MCDST
9 14 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (11.11%) CCNA
10 4 (3.17%) CCNP
10 4 (3.17%) A+ Certification
10 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.38%) HNC
11 3 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 40 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (23.02%) Hyper-V
4 19 (15.08%) XenApp
5 17 (13.49%) vSphere
6 16 (12.70%) XenServer
7 14 (11.11%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) Backup Exec
2 12 (9.52%) SCCM
3 6 (4.76%) SCOM
4 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 104 (82.54%) Microsoft
2 62 (49.21%) VMware
3 51 (40.48%) Citrix
4 31 (24.60%) Cisco
5 21 (16.67%) Dell
6 17 (13.49%) Riverbed
7 14 (11.11%) Veeam
8 9 (7.14%) HP
9 8 (6.35%) IBM
10 6 (4.76%) Veritas
11 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.97%) Symantec
12 4 (3.17%) LANDesk
12 4 (3.17%) Lotus
13 3 (2.38%) Apple
13 3 (2.38%) BMC
13 3 (2.38%) NetApp
13 3 (2.38%) Sun
13 3 (2.38%) EMC
13 3 (2.38%) Remedy
Doncaster
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago