The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 5.00% 6.02% 12.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.37% 17.86% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 12
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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 Newport region.

Qualifications Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 24.55% 33.73% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 25
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £35,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Newport region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Newport

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Newport region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Newport

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
6 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
7 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
7 10 (58.82%) Citrix
7 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (58.82%) MCITP
7 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (58.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (52.94%) EqualLogic
8 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (52.94%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (52.94%) iSCSI
8 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (52.94%) Firewall
8 9 (52.94%) Dell
9 7 (41.18%) CCNP
9 7 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (41.18%) VCP5
10 6 (35.29%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
1 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (52.94%) iSCSI
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) COM
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) EqualLogic
1 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (58.82%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) MVC
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) MCITP
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) VCP5
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) MCP
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Citrix
4 9 (52.94%) Dell