The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Newport region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 22 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 5.00% 10.92% 8.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.55% 41.94% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 12
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -31.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £29,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 34.38% 26.05% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 42
Average salary £32,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £25,710
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,600 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
South Wales

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 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Newport

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) OO
3 10 (52.63%) OOD
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) MCITP
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (26.32%) VCP5
8 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) CCA
8 4 (21.05%) CCNP
8 4 (21.05%) CCNA
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) MCSE

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Lync
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Lead .NET Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Lead Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
1 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSLT
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) RIA
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) OO
2 10 (52.63%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCITP
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (26.32%) VCP5
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) CCA
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCAA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) AppSense