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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 7 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 37.50% 12.50% 13.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 90.00% 16.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £38,400 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -30.00%
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
10 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 41.67% 75.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 10
Average salary £38,400 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 January 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 9 (100.00%) IIS
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) CMS
2 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (88.89%) Commerce Server
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) NAS
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (100.00%) IIS
2 8 (88.89%) Commerce Server
2 8 (88.89%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Internet
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) NAS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Veritas
2 4 (44.44%) Symantec