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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 12.00% 11.90% 50.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 47.62% 82.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 22
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
33 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 66.00% 25.00% 60.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 26
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Caerphilly region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) HP
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) MCSE
3 13 (86.67%) IIS
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
5 10 (66.67%) NAS
5 10 (66.67%) SAN
5 10 (66.67%) MCP
6 9 (60.00%) SAP
6 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (60.00%) SAP Certification
6 9 (60.00%) ISO 9001
6 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (60.00%) Firewall
7 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
7 8 (53.33%) DNS
8 7 (46.67%) Veritas
8 7 (46.67%) Commerce Server
8 7 (46.67%) .NET
8 7 (46.67%) CMS
8 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
8 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
8 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
8 7 (46.67%) Internet
8 7 (46.67%) Symantec

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) IIS
2 7 (46.67%) Commerce Server
2 7 (46.67%) CMS
3 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 4 (26.67%) Site Server
4 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) NAS
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) MCSE
2 10 (66.67%) MCP
3 9 (60.00%) SAP Certification
4 4 (26.67%) MCSD
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO 9001
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) HP
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) SAP
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas
5 7 (46.67%) Symantec
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Sun