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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 183 195 128
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -67
Permanent jobs citing MCP 76 53 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.04% 0.75% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.11% 3.31% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 48 86
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £24,150 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,400 £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
1851 1600 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.28% 22.77% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1277 935
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 4 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 4 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 +25 65 £30,000 -14.28% 3
South Yorkshire -14 9 £30,500 +12.85%
North Yorkshire +16 1 £23,000 -34.28% 3
East Yorkshire +1 1 £42,500 +70.00% 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 113 (86.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (80.15%) Microsoft
3 99 (75.57%) Windows
4 75 (57.25%) SQL Server
5 63 (48.09%) VMware
6 62 (47.33%) Active Directory
7 56 (42.75%) Citrix
8 54 (41.22%) MCSE
8 54 (41.22%) SharePoint
9 49 (37.40%) MS Excel
10 42 (32.06%) MCITP
10 42 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (29.77%) CCA
11 39 (29.77%) Citrix Certification
12 38 (29.01%) Cisco
12 38 (29.01%) MCSA
13 37 (28.24%) SQL
13 37 (28.24%) MS Exchange
13 37 (28.24%) SAN
13 37 (28.24%) MCTS
14 33 (25.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (24.43%) Hyper-V
15 32 (24.43%) Office 365
15 32 (24.43%) ITIL
16 31 (23.66%) IIS
16 31 (23.66%) T-SQL
17 30 (22.90%) .NET
17 30 (22.90%) ASP.NET
17 30 (22.90%) CRM
17 30 (22.90%) VoIP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 54 (41.22%) SharePoint
2 37 (28.24%) MS Exchange
3 31 (23.66%) IIS
4 28 (21.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (21.37%) BizTalk Server
4 28 (21.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 26 (19.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.29%) Apache
11 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 49 (37.40%) MS Excel
2 27 (20.61%) MS Office
3 4 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (21.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.43%) Office 365
2 29 (22.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.24%) SAN
2 30 (22.90%) VoIP
3 27 (20.61%) Wireless
4 16 (12.21%) LAN
5 12 (9.16%) WAN
6 11 (8.40%) DHCP
6 11 (8.40%) DNS
7 10 (7.63%) Firewall
7 10 (7.63%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.87%) VPN
9 7 (5.34%) Network Security
10 5 (3.82%) Extranet
11 3 (2.29%) Internet
11 3 (2.29%) POP3
11 3 (2.29%) SMTP
11 3 (2.29%) IMAP
11 3 (2.29%) SSH
11 3 (2.29%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.29%) PABX
12 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (57.25%) SQL Server
2 33 (25.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.76%) DTS
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.82%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Legal
3 3 (2.29%) Advertising
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (22.14%) Developer
2 28 (21.37%) SharePoint Developer
3 24 (18.32%) Analyst
4 23 (17.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 22 (16.79%) Technical Support
6 16 (12.21%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (7.63%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.63%) Service Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Desktop Support
11 7 (5.34%) Administrator
11 7 (5.34%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (3.82%) Server Support
13 5 (3.82%) Help Desk Analyst
13 5 (3.82%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.90%) .NET
1 30 (22.90%) ASP.NET
2 28 (21.37%) .NET Framework
2 28 (21.37%) Ajax
2 28 (21.37%) WCF
2 28 (21.37%) HTML
2 28 (21.37%) CSS
3 4 (3.05%) Web Services
4 3 (2.29%) COM
5 1 (0.76%) WAP
5 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) iPad
4 4 (3.05%) iPhone
5 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) IVR
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 99 (75.57%) Windows
2 16 (12.21%) Windows XP
2 16 (12.21%) Windows 7
3 15 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.11%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.58%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.29%) Linux
9 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) ITIL
2 30 (22.90%) CRM
3 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.37%) OOA/OOD
4 28 (21.37%) OO
5 8 (6.11%) Change Management
5 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.58%) Service Management
6 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.82%) Document Management
8 4 (3.05%) Time Management
8 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.29%) E-Procurement
9 3 (2.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.29%) Data Management
9 3 (2.29%) Change Control
9 3 (2.29%) Coaching
10 2 (1.53%) Line Management
10 2 (1.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.53%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.24%) SQL
2 31 (23.66%) T-SQL
3 29 (22.14%) C#
4 28 (21.37%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 113 (86.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (41.22%) MCSE
3 42 (32.06%) MCITP
4 39 (29.77%) CCA
4 39 (29.77%) Citrix Certification
5 38 (29.01%) MCSA
6 37 (28.24%) MCTS
7 28 (21.37%) MCAD
7 28 (21.37%) MCSD
8 26 (19.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (11.45%) MCDST
9 15 (11.45%) CCNA
9 15 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.05%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.29%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (2.29%) HNC
11 3 (2.29%) HND
11 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.53%) VCP4
12 2 (1.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (47.33%) Active Directory
2 42 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (24.43%) Hyper-V
4 24 (18.32%) XenApp
5 21 (16.03%) vSphere
6 20 (15.27%) XenServer
6 20 (15.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (15.27%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.11%) SCCM
3 3 (2.29%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 105 (80.15%) Microsoft
2 63 (48.09%) VMware
3 56 (42.75%) Citrix
4 38 (29.01%) Cisco
5 21 (16.03%) Dell
5 21 (16.03%) Riverbed
6 20 (15.27%) Veeam
7 10 (7.63%) HP
8 5 (3.82%) IBM
9 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.29%) Remedy
9 3 (2.29%) BMC
9 3 (2.29%) Mitel
10 2 (1.53%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.53%) Lotus
10 2 (1.53%) Apple
10 2 (1.53%) Symantec
11 1 (0.76%) McAfee
11 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Public Sector benefits
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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