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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 59 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.99% 1.73% 5.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.69% 5.88% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 15
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
153 170 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.46% 29.36% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 139 146 101
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (81.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (71.43%) Windows
3 32 (65.31%) VMware
4 26 (53.06%) Cisco
5 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
6 24 (48.98%) MCSE
7 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
8 20 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (34.69%) CCNA
9 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
10 16 (32.65%) SQL
11 15 (30.61%) IIS
11 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
11 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (26.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (22.45%) SAN
13 11 (22.45%) ITIL
14 10 (20.41%) VoIP
14 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
14 10 (20.41%) Advertising
15 9 (18.37%) Finance
15 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (18.37%) MCITP
15 9 (18.37%) HP
16 8 (16.33%) Dell
16 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (30.61%) IIS
1 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.16%) CMS
6 4 (8.16%) Lync
7 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.08%) Commerce Server
7 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) SAN
2 10 (20.41%) VoIP
3 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.04%) LAN
7 1 (2.04%) FTP
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) SMTP
7 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (20.41%) Advertising
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Server Support
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) iSeries
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.08%) Android
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.24%) Resilience Testing
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) MVC
6 2 (4.08%) TDD
6 2 (4.08%) OOD
6 2 (4.08%) SOA
6 2 (4.08%) Android Development
6 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.04%) Coaching
7 1 (2.04%) Line Management
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) MCSE
2 20 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (34.69%) CCNA
4 13 (26.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (18.37%) MCITP
6 6 (12.24%) MCP
6 6 (12.24%) MCSA
6 6 (12.24%) CCA
6 6 (12.24%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.12%) CCIE
8 2 (4.08%) CCENT
8 2 (4.08%) Degree
8 2 (4.08%) MCTS
9 1 (2.04%) VCP4
9 1 (2.04%) VCP5
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.04%) PMP
9 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.04%) CISSP
9 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCDPM
2 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (81.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (65.31%) VMware
3 26 (53.06%) Cisco
4 9 (18.37%) HP
5 8 (16.33%) Dell
6 6 (12.24%) 3PAR
7 5 (10.20%) IBM
8 4 (8.16%) Citrix
8 4 (8.16%) Sitecore
9 3 (6.12%) Veeam
9 3 (6.12%) NetApp
9 3 (6.12%) EMC
10 2 (4.08%) SAP
10 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
10 2 (4.08%) IPFX
10 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.04%) Remedy
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago