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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 11 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly - 21.05% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £31,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
33 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 70.21% 63.16% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 36
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -34.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Commerce Server
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) Commerce Server
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) SAP