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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 19 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.59% - 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
27 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 42.86% 29.79% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 30
Average salary £29,750 £36,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.49% +17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,350 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) SLA
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Server Building
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 3 (30.00%) CRM Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Intel