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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.29% 1.71% 3.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.24% 6.33% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 24
Median salary £31,500 £35,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.26% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,800 £22,928
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
196 221 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.89% 26.95% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 173 195 190
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £57,500 £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 30 July 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 22 (57.89%) VMware
4 19 (50.00%) Firewall
5 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
6 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (39.47%) ITIL
8 14 (36.84%) MCSE
8 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
9 12 (31.58%) Cisco
9 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
14 7 (18.42%) CCNP
14 7 (18.42%) VPN
14 7 (18.42%) CMS
14 7 (18.42%) SAN
14 7 (18.42%) Office 365
15 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
15 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (15.79%) Scrum
15 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (15.79%) MCITP

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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.42%) CMS
4 4 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (10.53%) Umbraco
5 3 (7.89%) Commerce Server
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.89%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) VPN
3 6 (15.79%) NAS
4 5 (13.16%) DNS
5 4 (10.53%) Internet
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.26%) DHCP
7 2 (5.26%) LAN
7 2 (5.26%) VoIP
7 2 (5.26%) WAN
8 1 (2.63%) BGP
8 1 (2.63%) FTP
8 1 (2.63%) Junos
8 1 (2.63%) MPLS
8 1 (2.63%) OSPF
8 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) Power BI
3 2 (5.26%) PowerPivot
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MorphX
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Project Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
1 4 (10.53%) jQuery
1 4 (10.53%) LESS
1 4 (10.53%) Sass
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.89%) EqualLogic
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Handset
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 6 (15.79%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) High Availability
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
4 4 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Presales
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Change Control
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) ETL
6 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
1 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) MCSE
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.42%) CCNP
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (15.79%) MCITP
5 5 (13.16%) CCNA
6 4 (10.53%) MCP
7 3 (7.89%) MCSA
8 2 (5.26%) MCTS
9 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
9 1 (2.63%) CCDA
9 1 (2.63%) CCENT
9 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.63%) MCDST
9 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
1 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (7.89%) vSphere
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (57.89%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Alterian
4 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
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