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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 11 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 13.04% 14.81% 6.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 33.33% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £38,500 £44,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.48% -8.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
18 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 78.26% 44.44% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 41
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,850 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Flash
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix