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

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 184 236
Rank change year-on-year -13 +52  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 32 59 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.60% 1.06% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 4.60% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 25
Median salary £27,500 £24,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -11.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year - +0.33%  

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 1033 1284 1624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 19.32% 23.06% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 802 1083 1325
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 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
East Yorkshire -14 15 £22,500 -8.16%
West Yorkshire -4 14 £39,250 +61.85% 4
South Yorkshire -15 2 £38,750 - 1
North Yorkshire -1 1 £23,000 -11.53%
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 41 (77.36%) Windows
3 40 (75.47%) SQL Server
4 38 (71.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (64.15%) MCSE
6 30 (56.60%) Windows Server
7 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (52.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (52.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (52.83%) MCSA
8 28 (52.83%) LAN
8 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (49.06%) WAN
10 24 (45.28%) ITIL
11 21 (39.62%) Windows XP
11 21 (39.62%) DameWare
11 21 (39.62%) WebEx
11 21 (39.62%) Perfmon
11 21 (39.62%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (39.62%) Degree
12 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (37.74%) Replication
12 20 (37.74%) SQL
12 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
13 19 (35.85%) VMware
13 19 (35.85%) Hyper-V
14 18 (33.96%) VPN
15 17 (32.08%) SAN

MCP
Co-occurring 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 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (15.09%) IIS
1 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.66%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (52.83%) LAN
2 26 (49.06%) WAN
3 21 (39.62%) WebEx
4 18 (33.96%) VPN
5 17 (32.08%) SAN
6 10 (18.87%) DNS
7 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
8 8 (15.09%) NAS
9 5 (9.43%) DHCP
9 5 (9.43%) LDAP
10 4 (7.55%) Firewall
10 4 (7.55%) Internet
10 4 (7.55%) ISDN
10 4 (7.55%) VoIP
11 1 (1.89%) Network Security
11 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.89%) VLAN
11 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (75.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (52.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (52.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2000
3 20 (37.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (9.43%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Server Engineer
1 20 (37.74%) Windows Engineer
1 20 (37.74%) Windows Server Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (24.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Server Support
2 13 (24.53%) Support Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server Support
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Support Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) LAN Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) WAN Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Service Desk Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Support
5 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Field Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Field Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) HTML
2 6 (11.32%) XML
3 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 5 (9.43%) jQuery
3 5 (9.43%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Replication
2 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
3 14 (26.42%) Computer Science
4 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
5 7 (13.21%) Clustering
6 3 (5.66%) PKI
7 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.89%) IVR
8 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows Server
3 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (39.62%) Windows XP
6 12 (22.64%) Linux
7 8 (15.09%) Unix
8 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) Service Management
3 13 (24.53%) Information Security
4 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.43%) MVC
6 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Workflow
7 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
7 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Presales
8 1 (1.89%) BCP
8 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.89%) ERP
8 1 (1.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (71.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (64.15%) MCSE
3 28 (52.83%) MCSA
4 21 (39.62%) Degree
5 14 (26.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (26.42%) GNVQ
5 14 (26.42%) HND
6 11 (20.75%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (11.32%) CCNA
7 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.66%) CCNP
8 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.77%) MCDST
9 2 (3.77%) MOS
10 1 (1.89%) CCENT
10 1 (1.89%) OCP
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 13 (24.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.85%) Hyper-V
3 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (15.09%) vSphere
5 5 (9.43%) XenApp
5 5 (9.43%) XenServer
6 3 (5.66%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.89%) Firmware
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) DameWare
1 21 (39.62%) Perfmon
2 5 (9.43%) OpenView
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.66%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) SCOM
3 3 (5.66%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) Citrix
4 10 (18.87%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) Cisco
6 5 (9.43%) EMC
6 5 (9.43%) Isilon
6 5 (9.43%) NetApp
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle
8 3 (5.66%) Avaya
8 3 (5.66%) CommVault
8 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 3 (5.66%) Huawei
8 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
8 3 (5.66%) Veeam
9 1 (1.89%) Draytek
9 1 (1.89%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.89%) Openreach
9 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.89%) ZyXEL
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