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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 93 85
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.57% 0.57% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 1.90% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 10
Median salary £20,000 £32,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% -18.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 227 368 293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.06% 29.94% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 188 308 252
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in South Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 30 March 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
Caerphilly - 3 £20,000 -
Cardiff +4 1 £45,000 +164.70% 1
Bridgend - 1 £40,000 - 1
MCP
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MCP.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (37.50%) SIEM
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 2 (25.00%) Case Management
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) Case Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Unisys
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago