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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 27 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend - 0.77% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 29.55% 19.23% 71.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 27
Average salary £36,500 £33,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.14% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) 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%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
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 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec