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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 91 89 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 13 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 1.65% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 4.54% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 17
Average salary £36,000 £28,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,800 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £36,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
386 485 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.06% 36.36% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 337 421 251
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Wales

MCP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 12 £36,250 +27.19% 4
North Wales - 1 £19,000 -
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
4 18 (72.00%) VMware
5 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (52.00%) MCSE
7 12 (48.00%) IIS
8 11 (44.00%) ITIL
8 11 (44.00%) HP
8 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco
9 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (36.00%) VMware ESX
11 8 (32.00%) Clustering
11 8 (32.00%) .NET
11 8 (32.00%) Citrix
12 7 (28.00%) SAP
12 7 (28.00%) DNS
12 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (24.00%) XenApp
13 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
13 6 (24.00%) SAN
13 6 (24.00%) Firewall
13 6 (24.00%) SQL
13 6 (24.00%) NAS
13 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 12 (48.00%) IIS
2 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) Commerce Server
5 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (20.00%) CMS
6 2 (8.00%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) NAS
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Clustering
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (52.00%) MCSE
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (20.00%) SAP Certification
5 4 (16.00%) MCSA
6 2 (8.00%) MCTS
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) CCA
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (36.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (24.00%) XenApp
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) HP
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) SAP
6 3 (12.00%) Veritas
6 3 (12.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly
CPS Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Ebbw Vale
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago