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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% - 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% - 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Median salary £17,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
148 189 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.02% 28.04% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 138 154 207
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,903 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Commerce Server
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop

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 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Commerce Server
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) VMware