Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 282 282
Rank change year-on-year +120 0 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 15 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 0.75% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 18
Median annual salary £39,000 £44,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% +66.04% -3.64%
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

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 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 501 2,007 1,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.40% 26.48% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 378 1,449 1,211
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,350 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Yorkshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 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
West Yorkshire +63 14 £39,000 -11.36%
North Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 - 2
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) IIS
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (41.18%) Tech Ops
5 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (41.18%) Proactive Maintenance
5 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
5 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
5 7 (41.18%) Azure
5 7 (41.18%) AWS
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) MCSE
5 7 (41.18%) DHCP
5 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (23.53%) COBOL
7 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) CICS

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 9 (52.94%) IIS
2 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
3 4 (23.53%) CICS
3 4 (23.53%) Confluence
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) AWS
1 7 (41.18%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DHCP
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) IBM UrbanCode
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Operations Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) zOS
4 3 (17.65%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Proactive Monitoring
2 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Proactive Maintenance
2 7 (41.18%) Tech Ops
2 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Creative Thinking
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Kanban
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) COBOL
1 4 (23.53%) Groovy
1 4 (23.53%) JCL
1 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) REXX
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CCENT
4 2 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) CA
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Apple