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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 53 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.99% 1.73% 5.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.79% 6.49% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,150 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +5.33%
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
169 154 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.95% 26.64% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 150 133 76
Average salary £33,000 £35,783 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 44 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
3 31 (57.41%) VMware
4 28 (51.85%) MCSE
5 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 23 (42.59%) Cisco
7 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (35.19%) SQL
8 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
9 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 18 (33.33%) CCNA
10 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
12 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (25.93%) ITIL
13 14 (25.93%) Advertising
13 14 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (24.07%) IIS
15 11 (20.37%) .NET
15 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
16 10 (18.52%) Finance
17 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
17 9 (16.67%) VoIP
17 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
18 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
18 8 (14.81%) SAN
18 8 (14.81%) HP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) IIS
3 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (14.81%) CMS
6 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (9.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
9 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (5.56%) Commerce Server
9 3 (5.56%) Lync
10 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.85%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) VoIP
2 8 (14.81%) SAN
3 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.11%) Internet
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
5 4 (7.41%) Firewall
6 2 (3.70%) DHCP
6 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) FTP
7 1 (1.85%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) SMTP
7 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (25.93%) Advertising
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
1 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (7.41%) Server Support
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.26%) CSS
3 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 4 (7.41%) jQuery
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.70%) XHTML
6 2 (3.70%) Lucene
7 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (3.70%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) UNIX
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Resilience Testing
4 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) MVC
5 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Android Development
6 2 (3.70%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.70%) CRM
6 2 (3.70%) OOD
6 2 (3.70%) SOA
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) XAML
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) MCSE
2 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (33.33%) CCNA
4 14 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (12.96%) MCITP
5 7 (12.96%) MCP
6 6 (11.11%) MCSA
6 6 (11.11%) CCA
6 6 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (7.41%) CCIE
8 3 (5.56%) Degree
9 2 (3.70%) CCENT
9 2 (3.70%) PMP
9 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.70%) CISSP
10 1 (1.85%) MCTS
10 1 (1.85%) CCNP
10 1 (1.85%) VCP4
10 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.56%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (57.41%) VMware
3 23 (42.59%) Cisco
4 8 (14.81%) HP
5 7 (12.96%) Sitecore
6 6 (11.11%) Dell
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
7 5 (9.26%) IBM
8 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.56%) EMC
9 3 (5.56%) NetApp
9 3 (5.56%) Veeam
10 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
10 2 (3.70%) IPFX
10 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.70%) SAP
11 1 (1.85%) Alterian
11 1 (1.85%) Remedy
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
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