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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 3.17% 3.70% 7.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 11.76% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £30,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.73% -14.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £30,500 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £30,500 £36,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +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
9 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 14.29% 31.48% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 10
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,926 £28,100 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £36,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
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%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
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

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) Firewall
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%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPLS
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%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
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 Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
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
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet