The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 52 57 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.26% 1.30% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 5.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £18,000 £51,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -65.04% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

MCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 113 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 14.44% 24.46% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 54 105 54
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £46,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Bradford

MCP
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in Bradford.

Salary trend for MCP in Bradford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCEA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) ZyXEL
5 1 (20.00%) Draytek
5 1 (20.00%) CCENT
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) 3Com
5 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Field Service Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCEA
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) 3Com
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Draytek
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (20.00%) ZyXEL