The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 17 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 3.45% 2.17% 11.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 8.33% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 Caerphilly region.

Qualifications Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 60.34% 26.09% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 20
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £40,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

MCP
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Caerphilly region.

MCP Salary Trend in Caerphilly

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) NAS
2 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (90.00%) SAP Certification
2 9 (90.00%) ISO 9001
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (90.00%) IIS
2 9 (90.00%) SAP
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) DNS
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (70.00%) CMS
4 7 (70.00%) Veritas
4 7 (70.00%) Commerce Server
4 7 (70.00%) Internet
4 7 (70.00%) Symantec
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 9 (90.00%) IIS
2 7 (70.00%) CMS
2 7 (70.00%) Commerce Server
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
1 10 (100.00%) NAS
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (90.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) SAP
3 7 (70.00%) Veritas
3 7 (70.00%) Symantec