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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.15% 2.81% 3.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.66% 11.45% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 16
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,450 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
145 166 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.24% 24.56% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 128 140 193
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
4 19 (65.52%) VMware
5 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
6 17 (58.62%) ITIL
7 15 (51.72%) Cisco
7 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
7 15 (51.72%) Firewall
7 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
10 12 (41.38%) DNS
11 10 (34.48%) SAN
12 9 (31.03%) Unix
12 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
12 9 (31.03%) Finance
13 8 (27.59%) MCSA
13 8 (27.59%) DHCP
13 8 (27.59%) VPN
13 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
15 6 (20.69%) Service Management
15 6 (20.69%) Financial Institution
15 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
15 6 (20.69%) Avaya
15 6 (20.69%) Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Commerce Server
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) DNS
3 10 (34.48%) SAN
4 8 (27.59%) DHCP
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
5 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (17.24%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) NAS
7 3 (10.34%) SSL
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
8 2 (6.90%) BGP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.90%) FTP
8 2 (6.90%) IPsec
8 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
8 2 (6.90%) Junos
8 2 (6.90%) LAN
8 2 (6.90%) MPLS
8 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) Power BI
3 2 (6.90%) PowerPivot
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Administrator
1 7 (24.14%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) Project Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) MDX
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Handset
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Coaching
2 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
2 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) MCSA
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.24%) MCP
4 4 (13.79%) MCITP
5 3 (10.34%) MCTS
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCDA
6 2 (6.90%) CCNP
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.45%) CCENT
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.69%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) Avaya
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Veritas
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (6.90%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
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