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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 104 101 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.36% 0.59% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 1.87% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
408 427 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.46% 31.75% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 356 346 295
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -9 4 £42,500 +21.42% 2
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) SLA
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (40.00%) Clustering
5 6 (40.00%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) CRM
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Intel
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (6.67%) XenApp
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (6.67%) Server Building
8 1 (6.67%) Change Control

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 4 (26.67%) CRM Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Intel
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago