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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 68 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 1.00% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 3.95% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Median salary £20,500 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £75,000 £35,850
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
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 Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
150 177 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.04% 25.18% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 142 153 155
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,250 £54,750
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 4 December 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) People Management
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
7 1 (12.50%) Case Management
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) WSUS
7 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (12.50%) Line Management
7 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (12.50%) MCTS
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) MCSA
7 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) VoIP

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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
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%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago