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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 9 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 14.04% 6.90% -
As % of the Qualifications category 22.86% 13.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £41,500 £42,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.97%
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
35 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 61.40% 50.00% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 7
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £28,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £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 27 March 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bridgend

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Clustering
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
7 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (11.11%) Intel
7 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 3 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) 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%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Intel