The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 4 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 20.00% 12.00% 12.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.45% 18.18% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £90,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Microsoft Certification
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly region.

Qualifications Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 44.00% 66.00% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 20
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £50,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Caerphilly region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Flash
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) SAP