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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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 267 258 163
Rank change year-on-year -9 -95 +129
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 4 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.065% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 0.36% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 14
10th Percentile £21,650 £30,600 £25,750
25th Percentile £26,563 £38,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £45,000 £28,750
Median % change year-on-year -24.44% +56.52% -40.41%
75th Percentile £39,688 £57,813 £39,000
90th Percentile £57,225 £76,375 -
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 1,474 1,106 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.28% 17.89% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 741 848 388
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,925 £26,775
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £59,063
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -15 11 £37,500 -57.14%
North Yorkshire -8 3 £23,000 -11.54% 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
5 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (60.00%) Citrix
6 9 (60.00%) MCSE
6 9 (60.00%) MCSA
7 8 (53.33%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (46.67%) Azure
8 7 (46.67%) ITIL
8 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (46.67%) CCNA
9 6 (40.00%) SQL
9 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (40.00%) Firewall
10 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 5 (33.33%) Cisco
10 5 (33.33%) Customer Service
11 4 (26.67%) Azure Certification
11 4 (26.67%) Social Skills
11 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
12 3 (20.00%) CCNP
12 3 (20.00%) SLA

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (46.67%) Azure
3 3 (20.00%) AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) WLAN
4 1 (6.67%) ADSL
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Customer Service
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Containerisation
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Experience
4 3 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Active Listening
6 1 (6.67%) Case Management
6 1 (6.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) MCSA
2 9 (60.00%) MCSE
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Azure Certification
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (13.33%) CCEA
6 2 (13.33%) LPIC
7 1 (6.67%) CCA
7 1 (6.67%) MCDST
7 1 (6.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
6 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Veeam
5 3 (20.00%) Zerto
6 2 (13.33%) Datto
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
6 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.67%) ConnectWise
7 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Orchard