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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 65 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.61% - 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% - 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £17,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average 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
145 166 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.24% 24.56% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 128 140 193
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Commerce Server
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Commerce Server
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
Cardiff
Liga Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago