The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank - 10 32
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield - 16.78% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 48.98% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 4
Median salary - £19,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14%  
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 Wakefield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 49 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 19.84% 34.27% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 30
Median salary £37,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

MCP
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for MCP in Wakefield

MCP
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA