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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 165 187
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.84% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 3.77% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 18
Median salary £37,500 £24,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.63% +7.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £21,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £35,662
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 651 876 1057
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 18.54% 22.35% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 503 739 857
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +5 9 £41,000 +65.65% 2
Wakefield -2 3 £37,500 +63.93% 1
Wetherby - 2 £32,500 - 1
Bradford +3 1 £41,500 +38.33%
MCP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 13 (54.17%) MCSE
3 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) SAN
4 10 (41.67%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (33.33%) IIS
6 8 (33.33%) LAN
7 7 (29.17%) MCSA
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) Citrix
7 7 (29.17%) Clustering
8 6 (25.00%) Legal
8 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) HTML
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (25.00%) WAN
8 6 (25.00%) DHCP
8 6 (25.00%) Data Centre

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 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (12.50%) CMS
4 3 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
5 2 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) Internet
5 3 (12.50%) ISDN
5 3 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (25.00%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Server Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Software Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
4 3 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) API Design
5 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (54.17%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) MCSA
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (12.50%) MCDST
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) MOS
7 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCENT
7 1 (4.17%) CCNP
7 1 (4.17%) MCSD
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
1 3 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Avaya
6 3 (12.50%) CommVault
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) Huawei
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
6 3 (12.50%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) 3Com
7 1 (4.17%) Draytek
7 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) ZyXEL
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago