The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 18 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 1.56% 3.64% 9.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 12.50% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £52,500 £30,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.13% -14.68%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Wales region.

Qualifications Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 10.94% 29.09% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 11
Average salary £36,000 £30,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.03% +3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £17,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in North Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCIP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) SAP