Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 253 304
Rank change year-on-year -13 +51 -41
Permanent jobs citing MCP 53 75 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.68% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 3.02% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 48
Yorkshire median annual salary £28,750 £26,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% +18.89% -25.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £18,110
90th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £34,875
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -3.08%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1825 2481 3230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.60% 22.50% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 2086 2554
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,923 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +12 34 £32,500 +1.56%
South Yorkshire +21 9 £35,000 +62.79%
East Yorkshire -13 8 £23,500 -1.57%
North Yorkshire +3 2 £23,000 -11.54%
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 42 (79.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (75.47%) Windows
3 35 (66.04%) MCSE
3 35 (66.04%) MCSA
4 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
5 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
6 29 (54.72%) VMware
7 26 (49.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (45.28%) LAN
9 23 (43.40%) ITIL
9 23 (43.40%) Hyper-V
9 23 (43.40%) Windows Server
10 22 (41.51%) WAN
11 16 (30.19%) SQL
12 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
12 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
13 14 (26.42%) VPN
13 14 (26.42%) CCNA
13 14 (26.42%) SAN
13 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (24.53%) DNS
14 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
15 12 (22.64%) DHCP
16 11 (20.75%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (18.87%) MCDST
18 9 (16.98%) Degree
18 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (16.98%) Disaster Recovery

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 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.32%) IIS
4 5 (9.43%) CMS
4 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.66%) Apache
6 3 (5.66%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.77%) IBM Domino
7 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) LAN
2 22 (41.51%) WAN
3 14 (26.42%) SAN
3 14 (26.42%) VPN
4 13 (24.53%) DNS
4 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
5 12 (22.64%) DHCP
6 6 (11.32%) Firewall
6 6 (11.32%) WebEx
7 4 (7.55%) ISDN
7 4 (7.55%) MPLS
7 4 (7.55%) VoIP
8 3 (5.66%) VLAN
8 3 (5.66%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.89%) IMAP
9 1 (1.89%) POP3
9 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.89%) Skype
9 1 (1.89%) SMTP
9 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.66%) Power BI
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (15.09%) Law
1 8 (15.09%) Legal
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) IT Support
3 6 (11.32%) IT Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Server Support
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Support
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Exchange Support
5 4 (7.55%) IT Technician
5 4 (7.55%) Mitel Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Mitel Voice Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Clustering
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.98%) Windows XP
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.32%) Linux
7 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.66%) Unix
10 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.21%) DevOps
4 6 (11.32%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Change Control
6 4 (7.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Coaching
7 3 (5.66%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (5.66%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.66%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.66%) Master Data Management
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (5.66%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.55%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) Python
3 4 (7.55%) Ruby
4 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.66%) VBA
5 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (79.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (66.04%) MCSA
2 35 (66.04%) MCSE
3 14 (26.42%) CCNA
3 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (20.75%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (18.87%) MCDST
6 9 (16.98%) Degree
7 7 (13.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (7.55%) MCITP
8 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.66%) CCNP
9 3 (5.66%) GNVQ
9 3 (5.66%) HND
9 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.89%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (49.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (43.40%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.77%) XenApp
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) DameWare
1 5 (9.43%) Perfmon
2 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (5.66%) SCOM
2 3 (5.66%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Avaya
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix
4 6 (11.32%) Veeam
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) Symantec
6 4 (7.55%) Mitel
7 3 (5.66%) CommVault
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
7 3 (5.66%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) Huawei
7 3 (5.66%) RedGate
7 3 (5.66%) Tableau
8 2 (3.77%) BMC
8 2 (3.77%) Lotus
8 2 (3.77%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.77%) Remedy
8 2 (3.77%) Twitter
8 2 (3.77%) Veritas