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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 39 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.86% 1.90% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 7.41% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 19
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £40,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
125 189 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.13% 25.71% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 103 143 121
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 February 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 18 (62.07%) Windows
4 16 (55.17%) MCSE
4 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
5 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
6 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (41.38%) Office 365
7 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
8 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
10 9 (31.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (27.59%) SAN
11 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
12 7 (24.14%) CCNA
12 7 (24.14%) Dell
12 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (24.14%) Linux
12 7 (24.14%) Degree
13 6 (20.69%) vSphere
13 6 (20.69%) MCSA
13 6 (20.69%) CSS
13 6 (20.69%) ITIL
13 6 (20.69%) HTML
13 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
14 5 (17.24%) DNS
14 5 (17.24%) Firewall
14 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Office 365
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (13.79%) IaaS
4 4 (13.79%) PaaS
4 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) VoIP
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.45%) ADSL
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) Sass
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
3 3 (10.34%) LAMP
3 3 (10.34%) LESS
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Unix
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Case Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Presales
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) MCSE
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (24.14%) CCNA
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
4 6 (20.69%) MCSA
5 4 (13.79%) MCP
6 3 (10.34%) CCA
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.90%) MCITP
7 2 (6.90%) RHCE
8 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Dell
4 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) Veeam
6 3 (10.34%) Alterian
6 3 (10.34%) Apple
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) F5
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