The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 175 150 164
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 59 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.25% 1.34% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 5.85% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 46 49
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £46,000 £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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 718 1009 1106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 20.16% 22.90% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 601 801 888
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,150 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in West Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in West Yorkshire

MCP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +7 8 £38,000 +52.00%
Bradford 0 1 £18,000 -65.04%
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) MCSE
5 14 (60.87%) Citrix
5 14 (60.87%) Windows
5 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
6 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (39.13%) Oracle
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (30.43%) Application Packaging
9 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
9 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
9 7 (30.43%) Umbraco
9 7 (30.43%) SCCM
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (30.43%) Presales
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) Sitecore
9 7 (30.43%) NAS
9 7 (30.43%) IIS
9 7 (30.43%) .NET
9 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
9 7 (30.43%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (30.43%) VMware

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (30.43%) IIS
1 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
1 7 (30.43%) Umbraco
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
1 7 (30.43%) NAS
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Implementation Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Server Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Software Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Software Implementation Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Technical Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Technical Implementation Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (30.43%) Application Packaging
2 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity
2 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 7 (30.43%) Presales
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) API Design
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (65.22%) MCSE
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (21.74%) MCSA
5 4 (17.39%) CCEA
6 3 (13.04%) CCA
6 3 (13.04%) MCITP
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) MCPD
8 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
8 1 (4.35%) CCENT
8 1 (4.35%) CCNA
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.35%) MCDST
8 1 (4.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Citrix
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) Sitecore
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.35%) 3Com
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Draytek
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.35%) ZyXEL