The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 67 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 0.57% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 2.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £17,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +164.70% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 134 181 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.84% 25.97% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 110 141 112
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £54,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

MCP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for MCP in Cardiff

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Unisys
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Case Management Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Unisys
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
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