Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 243 261
Rank change year-on-year +24 +18 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCP 33 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 2.32% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 41
West Yorkshire median annual salary £31,500 £32,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.56% +42.22% -30.77%
10th Percentile £21,025 £20,750 £17,200
90th Percentile £43,675 £52,850 £33,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £27,500 £26,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +18.89% -25.00%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1371 1722 2191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.03% 22.42% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1473 1687
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,250 £24,695
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +28 21 £27,500 -16.67% 1
Wakefield +5 10 £37,500 -
Halifax +26 1 £32,500 +38.30%
Wetherby - 1 - -
MCP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
3 26 (78.79%) MCSE
3 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
4 25 (75.76%) MCSA
5 20 (60.61%) VMware
6 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (57.58%) ITIL
6 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
7 17 (51.52%) LAN
8 15 (45.45%) WAN
9 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
10 13 (39.39%) DNS
10 13 (39.39%) SAN
11 12 (36.36%) DHCP
11 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
11 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
11 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
12 10 (30.30%) MCDST
13 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (24.24%) Avaya
14 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
14 8 (24.24%) VPN
14 8 (24.24%) Law
14 8 (24.24%) Legal
15 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (21.21%) SQL
15 7 (21.21%) SQL Server

MCP
Co-occurring 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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (15.15%) CMS
4 5 (15.15%) IIS
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
6 3 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (6.06%) Apache
7 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.06%) IBM Domino
7 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
8 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) LAN
2 15 (45.45%) WAN
3 13 (39.39%) DNS
3 13 (39.39%) SAN
4 12 (36.36%) DHCP
4 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (24.24%) VPN
6 6 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (12.12%) VoIP
8 3 (9.09%) ISDN
9 1 (3.03%) IMAP
9 1 (3.03%) MPLS
9 1 (3.03%) POP3
9 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (3.03%) SMTP
9 1 (3.03%) SSH
9 1 (3.03%) WebEx
9 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Power BI
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Law
1 8 (24.24%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) IT Support
3 6 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Support
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Technician
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Support
5 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Technician
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Technician
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
7 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
8 3 (9.09%) Unix
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Change Control
4 4 (12.12%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Coaching
5 3 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (78.79%) MCSE
3 25 (75.76%) MCSA
4 10 (30.30%) MCDST
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (18.18%) CCNA
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (12.12%) MCITP
8 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (3.03%) CCNP
10 1 (3.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) XenApp
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
1 3 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Avaya
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Veeam
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) CommVault
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Huawei
6 3 (9.09%) RedGate
6 3 (9.09%) Tableau
7 2 (6.06%) Altiris
7 2 (6.06%) BMC
7 2 (6.06%) Lotus
7 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
7 2 (6.06%) Remedy
7 2 (6.06%) Veritas
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat