The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 216 186 203
Rank change year-on-year -30 +17  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 21 65 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 1.00% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 4.22% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 52 63
Median salary £26,000 £28,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.56% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £19,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1069 1542 1692
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.20% 23.70% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1235 1372
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 £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Yorkshire

MCP
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire -26 9 £35,000 +7.69%
East Yorkshire 0 6 £26,000 +6.12% 1
North Yorkshire - 6 £21,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 34 (79.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (76.74%) Windows
4 29 (67.44%) MS Excel
4 29 (67.44%) MCSE
5 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
5 27 (62.79%) Windows Server
6 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (51.16%) LAN
8 22 (51.16%) WAN
9 19 (44.19%) Citrix
9 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (41.86%) MCSA
10 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (41.86%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (37.21%) Degree
12 15 (34.88%) VMware
12 15 (34.88%) VPN
13 13 (30.23%) Information Security
13 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
14 12 (27.91%) NAS
14 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
14 12 (27.91%) SAN
15 11 (25.58%) SQL
15 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (16.28%) IIS
1 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
1 7 (16.28%) Umbraco
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (67.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) LAN
1 22 (51.16%) WAN
2 15 (34.88%) VPN
3 12 (27.91%) NAS
3 12 (27.91%) SAN
4 8 (18.60%) Internet
5 6 (13.95%) WebEx
6 5 (11.63%) DNS
6 5 (11.63%) Firewall
6 5 (11.63%) LDAP
6 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.33%) VoIP
7 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Server Engineer
1 13 (30.23%) Windows Engineer
1 13 (30.23%) Windows Server Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Implementation Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Installations Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Server Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Software Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Software Implementation Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Technical Implementation Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Server Support
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) XML
3 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) WCF
5 2 (4.65%) WinForms
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
1 8 (18.60%) Driving Licence
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.95%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Windows Server
3 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.95%) Linux
8 5 (11.63%) Unix
8 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Information Security
2 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.28%) Application Packaging
3 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
3 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
3 7 (16.28%) Presales
3 7 (16.28%) Service Management
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Release Management
8 2 (4.65%) SDLC
9 1 (2.33%) BCP
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (67.44%) MCSE
3 18 (41.86%) MCSA
4 16 (37.21%) Degree
5 7 (16.28%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (16.28%) HND
6 6 (13.95%) GNVQ
7 4 (9.30%) CCEA
8 3 (6.98%) CCA
8 3 (6.98%) MCITP
9 2 (4.65%) CCNA
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (4.65%) MCPD
10 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.33%) CCENT
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.33%) MCDST
10 1 (2.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
4 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.63%) vSphere
5 5 (11.63%) XenApp
5 5 (11.63%) XenServer
6 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) DameWare
2 6 (13.95%) Perfmon
3 5 (11.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) Citrix
3 15 (34.88%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle
5 7 (16.28%) Sitecore
6 6 (13.95%) HP
7 5 (11.63%) EMC
7 5 (11.63%) Isilon
7 5 (11.63%) NetApp
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco
9 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.33%) 3Com
10 1 (2.33%) Avaya
10 1 (2.33%) BT
10 1 (2.33%) Draytek
10 1 (2.33%) Genesys
10 1 (2.33%) NETGEAR
10 1 (2.33%) Nimsoft
10 1 (2.33%) Openreach
10 1 (2.33%) ZyXEL
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