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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.63% 3.44% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 9.02% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 12
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £32,275
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £67,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
191 255 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.88% 38.17% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 156 208 133
Average salary £37,250 £35,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (50.00%) VMware
4 18 (47.37%) Cisco
5 17 (44.74%) MCSE
6 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 16 (42.11%) CCNA
6 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (36.84%) Citrix
7 14 (36.84%) ITIL
7 14 (36.84%) SQL
8 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
8 13 (34.21%) Finance
9 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
10 11 (28.95%) MCSA
10 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (26.32%) Firewall
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (23.68%) MCDBA
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (21.05%) ETL
13 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (21.05%) MCITP
14 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (18.42%) Lync
14 7 (18.42%) Advertising
14 7 (18.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (15.79%) HP
15 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (18.42%) Lync
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 4 (10.53%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Advertising
3 5 (13.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) DBA
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.63%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.63%) Replication
1 1 (2.63%) Clustering
1 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) ETL
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Data Mapping
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
7 1 (2.63%) People Management
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) MCSE
2 16 (42.11%) CCNA
2 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (28.95%) MCSA
4 9 (23.68%) MCDBA
5 8 (21.05%) MCITP
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (15.79%) Degree
8 5 (13.16%) CCNP
9 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (5.26%) MCTS
11 1 (2.63%) CCENT
11 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.63%) MCDST
11 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) ISA Server
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (7.89%) WSUS
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (47.37%) Cisco
4 14 (36.84%) Citrix
5 6 (15.79%) HP
6 5 (13.16%) WatchGuard
7 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.89%) Apple
8 3 (7.89%) McAfee
9 2 (5.26%) BT
9 2 (5.26%) Lotus
9 2 (5.26%) Symantec
9 2 (5.26%) Avaya
10 1 (2.63%) Informatica
10 1 (2.63%) NetApp
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle
10 1 (2.63%) Teradata
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