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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 71 41
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.38% 1.20% 4.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.12% 4.55% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 28
Median salary £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,250 £41,450
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
198 220 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.89% 26.32% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 178 202 185
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 21 (52.50%) VMware
4 18 (45.00%) Firewall
5 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
6 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (32.50%) ITIL
9 12 (30.00%) MCSE
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
10 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (25.00%) Cisco
11 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
13 8 (20.00%) Office 365
13 8 (20.00%) VPN
14 7 (17.50%) SLA
14 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
14 7 (17.50%) CMS
14 7 (17.50%) Scrum
14 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (15.00%) Alterian
15 6 (15.00%) MCITP
15 6 (15.00%) Sass

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 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) CMS
4 6 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (15.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) VPN
3 6 (15.00%) SAN
4 5 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MorphX
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Developer
1 7 (17.50%) Project Engineer
1 7 (17.50%) Service Manager
1 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) CSS
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) jQuery
1 6 (15.00%) LESS
1 6 (15.00%) Sass
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.00%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (10.00%) People Management
5 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) High Availability
6 3 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (7.50%) Presales
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Coaching
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Software Distribution
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) MCSE
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.00%) CCNP
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (15.00%) MCITP
4 5 (12.50%) CCNA
4 5 (12.50%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) CCENT
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) MCDST
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
1 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) Alterian
4 6 (15.00%) Sitecore
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Dell
5 3 (7.50%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (5.00%) Avaya
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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