Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 211 252
Rank change year-on-year +11 +41 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCP 21 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.43% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 1.43% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 22
Leeds median annual salary £27,500 £33,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +46.67% -46.43%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,925 £17,200
90th Percentile £42,250 £56,000 £33,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% +42.22% -30.77%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 967 1261 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.78% 23.41% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 768 1095 1261
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,475 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 20 (95.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) MCSE
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 13 (61.90%) MCSA
6 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
7 10 (47.62%) LAN
8 9 (42.86%) ITIL
8 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (38.10%) VMware
9 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
9 8 (38.10%) WAN
9 8 (38.10%) VPN
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 6 (28.57%) Veeam
11 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 5 (23.81%) DNS
12 5 (23.81%) Symantec
12 5 (23.81%) Firewall
12 5 (23.81%) Office 365
12 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
13 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
13 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi

MCP
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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Domino
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) VPN
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 4 (19.05%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) ISDN
5 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) WebEx
7 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) Power BI
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Support
2 4 (19.05%) IT Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) IT Technician
2 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support
3 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Server Support
3 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (71.43%) MCSE
3 13 (61.90%) MCSA
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) MCDST
5 3 (14.29%) MCITP
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (4.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
1 3 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Veeam
4 5 (23.81%) Symantec
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) CommVault
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Huawei
6 3 (14.29%) RedGate
6 3 (14.29%) Tableau
7 2 (9.52%) Altiris
7 2 (9.52%) Lotus
7 2 (9.52%) Veritas
8 1 (4.76%) Avaya
8 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto