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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 16 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 4.26% 0.76% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 4.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +0.67%
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
22 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 46.81% 17.56% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 29
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Change Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware