The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bridgend region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 17 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 6.45% 1.85% -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £42,250 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 51.61% 25.93% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 8
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -17.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £35,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
South Wales

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 17 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bridgend

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Terminal Services
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) XenApp
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
4 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
4 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
4 5 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (62.50%) ARCserve
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
5 4 (50.00%) VBScript
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (50.00%) PowerShell

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2000
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Terminal Services
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) ARCserve
1 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Sophos