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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.10% 0.69% 7.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 3.45% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £37,500 £28,405
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £37,500 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
71 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 39.23% 20.00% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 64 18 19
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,842 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (46.15%) CCNA
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
6 6 (46.15%) EqualLogic
6 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (46.15%) MCITP
6 6 (46.15%) Dell
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) Firewall
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (46.15%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) CCNP
8 4 (30.77%) MCSE

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) EqualLogic
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) MCITP
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) VCP5
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Dell
3 6 (46.15%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle