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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 67 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.83% 3.68% 3.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.76% 11.16% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 16
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,786 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £62,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
222 224 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.11% 32.99% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 194 190 114
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (72.73%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) VMware
4 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 17 (51.52%) MCSE
6 15 (45.45%) Cisco
7 13 (39.39%) ITIL
7 13 (39.39%) Citrix
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (36.36%) CCNA
8 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 10 (30.30%) MCSA
11 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 9 (27.27%) SAN
11 9 (27.27%) Firewall
12 8 (24.24%) Advertising
12 8 (24.24%) Finance
13 7 (21.21%) MCITP
13 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (21.21%) Lync
13 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.21%) DHCP
14 6 (18.18%) HP
14 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (15.15%) Windows 8

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (21.21%) Lync
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) SAN
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (24.24%) Advertising
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Workflow
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Coaching
5 1 (3.03%) People Management
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) MCSE
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNA
3 10 (30.30%) MCSA
4 7 (21.21%) MCITP
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) CCNP
7 2 (6.06%) MCDBA
7 2 (6.06%) MCTS
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) MCP
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (15.15%) ISA Server
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) WSUS
1 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco
4 13 (39.39%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) WatchGuard
7 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
8 3 (9.09%) McAfee
9 2 (6.06%) Symantec
9 2 (6.06%) Avaya
9 2 (6.06%) Lotus
9 2 (6.06%) BT
10 1 (3.03%) Teradata
10 1 (3.03%) Apple
10 1 (3.03%) Informatica
10 1 (3.03%) NetApp
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday