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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 81 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% - 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% - 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £22,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 - £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 - £24,400
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,950 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -20.13%
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
227 206 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.83% 31.35% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 209 183 128
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MCP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Visualfiles

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visualfiles
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (50.00%) IT Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Technology
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £7k - 80k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting LLP
Posted: 20 hours ago