Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 201 230
Rank change year-on-year +63 +29 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 13 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.11% 1.79% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 19
Median annual salary £39,000 £43,125 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.57% +56.82% -26.67%
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £43,125 £27,500
% change year-on-year -9.57% +56.82% -

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 341 726 1,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.16% 15.94% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 250 616 847
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,200 £25,763 £21,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £62,200
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in West Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCP in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for MCP in West Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 +55 9 £39,000 -19.17%
Halifax - 4 - -
Wakefield - 1 £26,500 -
MCP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Proactive Monitoring
4 7 (50.00%) Tech Ops
4 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Proactive Maintenance
4 7 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (50.00%) Azure
4 7 (50.00%) AWS
4 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (50.00%) MCSE
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) IIS
4 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (50.00%) DHCP
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) COBOL
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) zOS
5 4 (28.57%) JCL

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 7 (50.00%) IIS
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (28.57%) CICS
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) AWS
1 7 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) IBM UrbanCode
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) zOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Proactive Monitoring
2 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Proactive Maintenance
2 7 (50.00%) Tech Ops
2 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Creative Thinking
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Kanban
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) COBOL
1 4 (28.57%) Groovy
1 4 (28.57%) JCL
1 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) REXX
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCENT
4 2 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) CA
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix