The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 75 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 0.18% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 0.60% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Median salary £31,000 £22,302 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.00% -41.92%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 332 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.66% 30.49% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 197 283 283
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MCP
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the South Wales region.

MCP Salary Trend in South Wales

MCP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in South Wales

MCP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Bridgend - 1 £40,000 -
MCP
Wales

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MCP.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) People Management
4 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Case Management
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Visualfiles
7 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (10.00%) MCTS
7 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (10.00%) Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) WSUS
7 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Case Management Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) People Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Case Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Unisys