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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 14.00% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 26.92% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.63%
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
26 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 52.00% 15.15% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 19
Average salary £37,500 £33,875 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.70% -12.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 October 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bridgend

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2000
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (71.43%) Change Control
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (71.43%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) CCA
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2000
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Change Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware