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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.01% 4.15% 3.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 11.81% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 16
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,786 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £67,500 £40,000
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 Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
224 237 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.07% 35.11% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 182 197 123
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) VMware
4 17 (50.00%) MCSE
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco
6 13 (38.24%) CCNA
6 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (35.29%) Citrix
7 12 (35.29%) ITIL
8 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
8 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
8 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (32.35%) Finance
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (29.41%) MCSA
9 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 9 (26.47%) SQL
10 9 (26.47%) Firewall
11 7 (20.59%) SAN
11 7 (20.59%) Lync
11 7 (20.59%) Advertising
11 7 (20.59%) MCITP
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (17.65%) Degree
12 6 (17.65%) DHCP
13 5 (14.71%) HP
13 5 (14.71%) CCNP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (20.59%) Lync
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) SAN
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) VoIP
4 3 (8.82%) Internet
4 3 (8.82%) DNS
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Advertising
3 5 (14.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) DBA
4 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) People Management
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) MCSE
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (29.41%) MCSA
4 7 (20.59%) MCITP
5 6 (17.65%) Degree
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (14.71%) MCDBA
6 5 (14.71%) CCNP
6 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.88%) MCTS
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.94%) MCP
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) ISA Server
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (8.82%) WSUS
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) WatchGuard
6 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.82%) McAfee
8 2 (5.88%) BT
8 2 (5.88%) Symantec
8 2 (5.88%) Lotus
8 2 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (5.88%) Avaya
9 1 (2.94%) Informatica
9 1 (2.94%) NetApp
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle
9 1 (2.94%) Teradata
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago