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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.71% 3.64% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.17% 9.28% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 11
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £28,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -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 Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
177 237 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.70% 39.17% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 146 197 139
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 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 41 (97.62%) Microsoft
2 29 (69.05%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) Cisco
3 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 18 (42.86%) VMware
5 17 (40.48%) CCNA
5 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (40.48%) MCSE
6 16 (38.10%) SQL
6 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
7 15 (35.71%) Citrix
7 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 14 (33.33%) ITIL
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
10 12 (28.57%) MCSA
10 12 (28.57%) Finance
10 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (26.19%) Firewall
12 10 (23.81%) MCDBA
12 10 (23.81%) ETL
12 10 (23.81%) MCITP
13 9 (21.43%) Lync
13 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (19.05%) Migration
15 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (16.67%) Advertising
15 7 (16.67%) HP
15 7 (16.67%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) Lync
3 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) VoIP
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) Skype
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Advertising
3 5 (11.90%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
1 8 (19.05%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (9.52%) DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Server Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Junior
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) ETL
3 8 (19.05%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.38%) Coaching
9 1 (2.38%) People Management
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) CCNA
1 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (40.48%) MCSE
2 12 (28.57%) MCSA
3 10 (23.81%) MCDBA
3 10 (23.81%) MCITP
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (16.67%) Degree
6 5 (11.90%) CCNP
7 4 (9.52%) MCDST
8 2 (4.76%) MCTS
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (2.38%) CCENT
9 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) ISA Server
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
1 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (11.90%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) Cisco
3 18 (42.86%) VMware
4 15 (35.71%) Citrix
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) WatchGuard
7 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.14%) McAfee
8 3 (7.14%) Apple
9 2 (4.76%) Avaya
9 2 (4.76%) BT
9 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 2 (4.76%) Lotus
10 1 (2.38%) Informatica
10 1 (2.38%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle
10 1 (2.38%) Teradata
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