The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 63 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £27,500 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 178 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.45% 26.81% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 118 145 138
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MCP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

MCP Salary Trend in Cardiff

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MCP.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) People Management
4 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Case Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Visualfiles
6 1 (12.50%) MCTS
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) WSUS
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Mainframe

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Unisys