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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.89% 2.37% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.74% 8.18% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 15
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £40,000 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
157 110 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.72% 29.02% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 141 98 87
Average salary £35,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (69.05%) Windows
3 23 (54.76%) MS Excel
4 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (50.00%) VMware
5 20 (47.62%) Cisco
6 18 (42.86%) MCSE
6 18 (42.86%) SQL
7 16 (38.10%) Finance
8 15 (35.71%) CCNA
8 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.81%) ETL
11 10 (23.81%) MCDBA
11 10 (23.81%) MCITP
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (21.43%) Advertising
12 9 (21.43%) MCSA
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
12 9 (21.43%) Citrix
13 8 (19.05%) HP
13 8 (19.05%) Migration
14 7 (16.67%) Degree
14 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
14 7 (16.67%) Data Mapping
14 7 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (14.29%) VoIP
15 6 (14.29%) IIS
15 6 (14.29%) Lync

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) Lync
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (54.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) VoIP
2 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) DBA
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Junior
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 3 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ETL
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.14%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.38%) Coaching
8 1 (2.38%) People Management
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) MCSE
2 15 (35.71%) CCNA
2 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (23.81%) MCDBA
3 10 (23.81%) MCITP
4 9 (21.43%) MCSA
5 7 (16.67%) Degree
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (9.52%) MCDST
6 4 (9.52%) MCTS
6 4 (9.52%) MCP
7 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.76%) CCNP
8 2 (4.76%) VCP4
9 1 (2.38%) CCENT
9 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) CCA
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) WSUS
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) VMware
3 20 (47.62%) Cisco
4 9 (21.43%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) Apple
7 3 (7.14%) McAfee
7 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.76%) BT
8 2 (4.76%) WatchGuard
8 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) Lotus
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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