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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 25 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.43% 4.83% 10.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% 30.43% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 12
Average salary £38,750 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £28,950 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 13.57% 15.86% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 31
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £32,146
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) OOD
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) VCP5
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) RIA
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) RIA
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OOD
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR