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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 94 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.77% 0.83% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.79% 2.73% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 12
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £20,700 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £74,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
358 440 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.73% 30.45% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 310 392 307
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +12 8 £30,000 -29.41%
West Wales - 2 £52,500 -
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) MCSA
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (29.41%) People Management
6 5 (29.41%) Email Filtering
6 5 (29.41%) Web Filtering
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
6 5 (29.41%) DBS Check
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) MCSE
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) Dell
8 3 (17.65%) MCTS
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL V2
9 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
9 2 (11.76%) XenApp
9 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
9 2 (11.76%) Veeam

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 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
1 2 (11.76%) Skype
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) IT Technician
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) SUSE
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Email Filtering
2 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (29.41%) People Management
2 5 (29.41%) Web Filtering
3 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V2
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) MCSA
3 5 (29.41%) DBS Check
4 4 (23.53%) MCSE
5 3 (17.65%) MCTS
6 2 (11.76%) CCA
6 2 (11.76%) CCEA
6 2 (11.76%) CCNA
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) MCDST
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Kaspersky
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Veeam
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) SAP