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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.54% 1.77% 4.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.03% 7.14% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 17
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% +13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,400 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £29,200
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
153 98 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.57% 24.75% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 138 89 75
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £47,000 £68,750
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 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (69.57%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) MS Excel
3 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 25 (54.35%) VMware
4 22 (47.83%) Cisco
4 22 (47.83%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 17 (36.96%) CCNA
6 17 (36.96%) Finance
6 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (34.78%) MCSE
8 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
9 12 (26.09%) Advertising
10 10 (21.74%) IIS
11 9 (19.57%) MCITP
11 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (19.57%) ITIL
11 9 (19.57%) ETL
11 9 (19.57%) MCDBA
11 9 (19.57%) VoIP
12 8 (17.39%) HP
12 8 (17.39%) Migration
13 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
13 7 (15.22%) Data Mapping
13 7 (15.22%) Degree
13 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) IIS
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.70%) Lync
6 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (54.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) VoIP
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) FTP
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Server Support
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
1 9 (19.57%) ETL
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Data Mapping
4 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.70%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) CCNA
1 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.78%) MCSE
3 9 (19.57%) MCITP
3 9 (19.57%) MCDBA
4 7 (15.22%) Degree
5 6 (13.04%) MCSA
6 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (8.70%) MCDST
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (8.70%) MCP
8 2 (4.35%) CCENT
8 2 (4.35%) MCTS
8 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) CCA
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (6.52%) SCDPM
1 3 (6.52%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 25 (54.35%) VMware
3 22 (47.83%) Cisco
4 8 (17.39%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Dell
6 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 3 (6.52%) IBM
7 3 (6.52%) Veeam
8 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.35%) IPFX
8 2 (4.35%) Apple
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