The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 166 156
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 0.45% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 2.06% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 32
Median salary £38,000 £25,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 556 728 886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 21.47% 22.07% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 472 564 705
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

MCP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for MCP in Leeds

MCP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Leeds

MCP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCP.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (64.29%) Oracle
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (50.00%) Application Packaging
6 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (50.00%) Umbraco
6 7 (50.00%) SCCM
6 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (50.00%) Clustering
6 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity
6 7 (50.00%) IIS
6 7 (50.00%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) MCSE
6 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) SAN
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (50.00%) Internet
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (50.00%) Presales
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Internet
1 7 (50.00%) NAS
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Server Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Software Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Implementation Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Field Service Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (50.00%) Presales
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) MCPD
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCENT
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (7.14%) 3Com
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Draytek
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
4 1 (7.14%) ZyXEL