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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 74 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.18% 4.15% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 13.37% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 10
Average salary £30,750 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £22,500 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £41,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
227 202 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.80% 31.08% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 209 180 127
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 16 (57.14%) VMware
4 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (46.43%) MCSE
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (35.71%) ITIL
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco
7 10 (35.71%) SAN
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (32.14%) Citrix
8 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (28.57%) CCNA
9 8 (28.57%) MCSA
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) Advertising
9 8 (28.57%) Firewall
9 8 (28.57%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) DHCP
11 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (21.43%) Lync
11 6 (21.43%) Degree
12 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (17.86%) MCITP
12 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
12 5 (17.86%) Windows 8

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Lync
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
1 8 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
2 2 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Web Development
3 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C#
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
1 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) MCSE
2 8 (28.57%) MCSA
2 8 (28.57%) CCNA
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (17.86%) MCITP
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (7.14%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) MCDBA
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.57%) Teradata
7 1 (3.57%) Informatica
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + pension, benefits
Posted: 10 days ago