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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.13% 2.43% 4.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.17% 9.93% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 10
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,450 £33,575
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
205 141 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.35% 24.44% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 184 123 72
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 32 (62.75%) Windows
3 29 (56.86%) VMware
4 24 (47.06%) MCSE
5 23 (45.10%) Cisco
6 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
8 17 (33.33%) SQL
8 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (31.37%) ITIL
9 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
10 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (27.45%) CCNA
12 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
12 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
13 12 (23.53%) Advertising
13 12 (23.53%) .NET
13 12 (23.53%) IIS
14 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
15 9 (17.65%) CMS
15 9 (17.65%) HP
16 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
16 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (13.73%) MCITP
17 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
17 7 (13.73%) Dell

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.53%) IIS
3 9 (17.65%) CMS
4 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (9.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
8 4 (7.84%) Commerce Server
9 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
10 2 (3.92%) Lync
11 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.96%) WorkSite
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
1 7 (13.73%) SAN
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 6 (11.76%) VoIP
3 5 (9.80%) DNS
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall
5 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (23.53%) Advertising
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Server Support
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.84%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) XHTML
5 2 (3.92%) Lucene
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Android
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
3 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.88%) MVC
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.92%) Android Development
5 2 (3.92%) iOS Development
5 2 (3.92%) TDD
5 2 (3.92%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) OOD
5 2 (3.92%) SOA
5 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.96%) Web Development
6 1 (1.96%) ERP
6 1 (1.96%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) XAML
4 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) MCSE
2 20 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (27.45%) CCNA
4 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (13.73%) MCITP
6 6 (11.76%) MCP
7 5 (9.80%) CCA
7 5 (9.80%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (7.84%) CCIE
9 3 (5.88%) MCSA
9 3 (5.88%) Degree
10 2 (3.92%) CCENT
10 2 (3.92%) CISSP
10 2 (3.92%) PMP
10 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.96%) CCNP
11 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.96%) VCP4
11 1 (1.96%) VCP5
11 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.88%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 29 (56.86%) VMware
3 23 (45.10%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) Dell
5 7 (13.73%) Sitecore
6 6 (11.76%) Citrix
7 5 (9.80%) IBM
8 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.88%) Veeam
9 3 (5.88%) NetApp
9 3 (5.88%) EMC
10 2 (3.92%) SAP
10 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.92%) IPFX
10 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.96%) Remedy
11 1 (1.96%) Alterian
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago