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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 13 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 3.13% 4.44% 13.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 10.00% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% -11.80%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
20 20 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 62.50% 44.44% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 59
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,975 £32,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Commerce Server
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec