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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 75 47
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.60% 1.31% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.83% 4.93% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 24
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £21,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
173 223 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.45% 26.52% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 163 203 146
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,262 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) VMware
4 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
5 15 (40.54%) Firewall
5 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (35.14%) ITIL
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
9 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
9 9 (24.32%) MCSE
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (21.62%) Cisco
10 8 (21.62%) Office 365
10 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
10 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (18.92%) SLA
11 7 (18.92%) VPN
12 6 (16.22%) CCNP
12 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
12 6 (16.22%) CSS
12 6 (16.22%) HTML
12 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
12 6 (16.22%) CMS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) CMS
3 6 (16.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (16.22%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) NAS
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MorphX
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Service Manager
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Project Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.11%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
1 6 (16.22%) jQuery
1 6 (16.22%) LESS
1 6 (16.22%) Sass
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Unix
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) People Management
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 6 (16.22%) CCNP
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (13.51%) MCITP
4 5 (13.51%) MCP
5 4 (10.81%) CCNA
6 3 (8.11%) MCTS
7 2 (5.41%) MCSA
8 1 (2.70%) CCENT
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) WSUS
2 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) Alterian
4 6 (16.22%) Sitecore
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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