The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 84 99
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.82% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 2.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Median salary £45,000 £19,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +136.84% -59.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
% change year-on-year - +1.01%  

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 South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 186 300 413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.55% 26.81% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 153 263 355
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

MCP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for MCP in South Wales

MCP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Monmouthshire -1 5 - -
Cardiff - 1 £45,000 - 1
MCP
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MCP.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
5 5 (45.45%) DBS Check
5 5 (45.45%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) MCSA
6 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (27.27%) SIEM
7 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
7 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
7 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
5 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) DBS Check
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) MCSA
4 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago