The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 87 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.70% 0.57% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 1.79% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 18
Median salary £19,000 £39,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.20% +32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £32,400 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £50,750 £41,100
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
MCP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
340 446 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.60% 31.86% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 294 378 382
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MCP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

MCP Salary Trend in Wales

MCP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Wales

MCP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +8 9 £19,000 -54.21%
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for MCP.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) ITIL
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) DBS Check
4 8 (57.14%) MCSE
4 8 (57.14%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) MCSA
5 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) SAN
7 5 (35.71%) Dell
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
7 5 (35.71%) Veeam
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (35.71%) Email Filtering
7 5 (35.71%) Web Filtering
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
8 4 (28.57%) Mathematics

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) Commerce Server
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) IT Technician
2 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) VLE
3 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Email Filtering
2 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (35.71%) Web Filtering
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Case Management
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) DBS Check
2 8 (57.14%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) MCITP
6 2 (14.29%) CCA
6 2 (14.29%) CCEA
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 2 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) Veeam
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) Veritas
5 2 (14.29%) Dell Compellent