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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 69 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.83% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.93% 1.33% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Median salary £30,000 £60,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
205 225 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.24% 26.79% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 183 208 183
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,328 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 26 August 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) People Management
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Kaspersky
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco

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 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Commerce Server
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) People Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Kaspersky
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
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