The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South Wales / Bridgend
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend - - 4.69%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  

MCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bridgend
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3 36 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 20.00% 46.75% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 28
Median salary £24,000 £21,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% -29.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bridgend citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Bridgend

MCP
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Salary trend for MCP in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft