Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 131 130
Rank change year-on-year +33 -1 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.57% 0.41% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 1.50% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 18
South Wales median annual salary £30,250 £27,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.04% -16.92% -2.99%
10th Percentile £21,075 £20,575 £20,500
90th Percentile £40,425 £31,450 £74,000
Wales median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -19.12%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 311 599 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.31% 27.44% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 271 545 663
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,260
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,900 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Monmouthshire - 6 - -
Cardiff +28 1 £20,500 -14.58%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
MCP
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) DBS Check
3 6 (75.00%) MCSA
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (62.50%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) Google
6 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Email Filtering
6 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Google Drive

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Drive
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) Email Filtering
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) DBS Check
2 6 (75.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Google