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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.49% 2.25% 4.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.37% 8.02% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 24
Median salary £30,750 £35,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.38% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £22,928
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
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
164 212 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.98% 28.01% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 145 171 214
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 June 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (69.44%) Windows
3 23 (63.89%) VMware
4 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
5 18 (50.00%) Firewall
6 17 (47.22%) ITIL
6 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
6 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
7 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco
10 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (33.33%) MCSE
11 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (22.22%) SAN
13 8 (22.22%) VPN
13 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (19.44%) DNS
14 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (19.44%) MCITP
15 6 (16.67%) Finance
15 6 (16.67%) CCNP
15 6 (16.67%) MCSA
15 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 5 (13.89%) CCNA
16 5 (13.89%) Internet

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 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) CMS
4 3 (8.33%) Commerce Server
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.33%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) VPN
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) Internet
4 5 (13.89%) NAS
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (8.33%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.56%) BGP
6 2 (5.56%) FTP
6 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.56%) IPsec
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
6 2 (5.56%) SSL
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) Power BI
3 2 (5.56%) PowerPivot
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Project Engineer
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) LESS
3 2 (5.56%) MDX
3 2 (5.56%) Sass
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Handset
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.11%) Unix
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.56%) Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) High Availability
3 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (5.56%) Analytics
5 2 (5.56%) Change Control
5 2 (5.56%) Coaching
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.56%) Line Management
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
1 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) MCSE
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (19.44%) MCITP
4 6 (16.67%) CCNP
4 6 (16.67%) MCSA
5 5 (13.89%) CCNA
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (11.11%) MCP
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
7 2 (5.56%) CCDA
7 2 (5.56%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.56%) JNCIS
7 2 (5.56%) MCTS
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (2.78%) MCDST
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) Dell
4 3 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec
4 3 (8.33%) Veritas
5 2 (5.56%) Alterian
5 2 (5.56%) Avaya
5 2 (5.56%) F5
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
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