The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 10 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.86% 6.15% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.21% 13.33% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £41,500 £42,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.77% +46.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £25,800 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,400 £29,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
MCP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Qualifications Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 55.93% 46.15% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 23
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

MCP
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

MCP Salary Trend in Bridgend

MCP
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bridgend

MCP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Intel
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 3 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Intel
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago