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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 3.92% 15.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 24.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £25,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
31 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 60.78% 63.04% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 25
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 April 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 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) IIS
3 9 (81.82%) MCP
3 9 (81.82%) HP
4 8 (72.73%) Commerce Server
4 8 (72.73%) Internet
4 8 (72.73%) .NET
4 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
4 8 (72.73%) CMS
4 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
4 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
4 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
5 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (54.55%) ISO 9001
6 6 (54.55%) Firewall
6 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (45.45%) NAS
7 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (45.45%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (81.82%) IIS
2 8 (72.73%) Commerce Server
2 8 (72.73%) CMS
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) NAS
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
2 9 (81.82%) MCP
3 4 (36.36%) SAP Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 2 (18.18%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO 9001
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) Veeam