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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 58 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.18% 3.32% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 15.28% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 9
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,450 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
186 144 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.07% 21.72% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 143 128 91
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 16 (66.67%) ITIL
3 16 (66.67%) VMware
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (54.17%) Cisco
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (37.50%) Unix
7 9 (37.50%) SAN
7 9 (37.50%) Firewall
8 8 (33.33%) DNS
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) vSphere
9 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 6 (25.00%) Service Management
10 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (25.00%) Avaya
10 6 (25.00%) VPN
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 6 (25.00%) MCSE
10 6 (25.00%) MCSA
10 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (25.00%) Performance Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) DHCP
4 6 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (12.50%) SSL
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) FTP
7 1 (4.17%) IPsec
7 1 (4.17%) Junos
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
1 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (37.50%) Unix
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Coaching
2 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
3 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCSA
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) MCITP
3 3 (12.50%) MCTS
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCDA
5 1 (4.17%) CCENT
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (29.17%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco
4 6 (25.00%) Avaya
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
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