The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.32% 3.46% 4.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.80% 14.24% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 42
Average salary £34,000 £37,950 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.40% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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 South Wales region.

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
361 295 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.78% 24.32% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 301 255 262
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in South Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in South Wales

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Cardiff -9 15 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Newport +9 13 £35,000 -6.66%
Bridgend - 9 £18,000 -
Caerphilly -3 1 £41,500 +8.07%
Monmouthshire - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 52 (86.67%) Windows
2 47 (78.33%) Active Directory
3 46 (76.67%) Microsoft
4 37 (61.67%) Windows Server
5 35 (58.33%) VMware
6 34 (56.67%) Cisco
7 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 24 (40.00%) ITIL
9 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
11 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
12 16 (26.67%) Firewall
13 15 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (25.00%) MCITP
14 14 (23.33%) CCNA
14 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (21.67%) MCSE
15 13 (21.67%) MCSA
16 12 (20.00%) SAN
16 12 (20.00%) DNS
16 12 (20.00%) Finance
16 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
17 10 (16.67%) Office 365
17 10 (16.67%) DHCP
17 10 (16.67%) Linux
17 10 (16.67%) SQL
17 10 (16.67%) MS Office
18 9 (15.00%) Unix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Firewall
2 12 (20.00%) DNS
2 12 (20.00%) SAN
3 10 (16.67%) DHCP
4 8 (13.33%) VPN
5 6 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.67%) VoIP
7 3 (5.00%) Internet
7 3 (5.00%) NAS
7 3 (5.00%) SSL
8 2 (3.33%) FTP
8 2 (3.33%) LAN
8 2 (3.33%) WAN
9 1 (1.67%) BGP
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.67%) IPsec
9 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.67%) Junos
9 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.00%) Law
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) IT Support
3 9 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (11.67%) Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) IT Technician
7 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
1 3 (5.00%) WSH
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) Ajax
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.67%) COM
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (10.00%) Replication
4 5 (8.33%) EqualLogic
5 4 (6.67%) Clustering
6 3 (5.00%) AS400
7 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.67%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 52 (86.67%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) Windows Server
3 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.67%) Linux
5 9 (15.00%) Unix
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.00%) OS/400
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.67%) Coaching
3 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.67%) Email Filtering
5 4 (6.67%) High Availability
5 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.67%) Network Management
5 4 (6.67%) Web Filtering
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.33%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.33%) Software Distribution
7 2 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) C#
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) Python
2 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) MCITP
1 15 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (23.33%) CCNA
2 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (21.67%) MCSA
3 13 (21.67%) MCSE
4 9 (15.00%) VCP5
5 8 (13.33%) MCP
6 7 (11.67%) A+ Certification
6 7 (11.67%) CCNP
7 6 (10.00%) CCA
7 6 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (10.00%) Degree
7 6 (10.00%) MCTS
8 5 (8.33%) DBS Check
9 4 (6.67%) HND
10 3 (5.00%) Server+ Certification
11 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (3.33%) SAP Certification
12 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO22301
System Software
1 47 (78.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.00%) vSphere
4 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.00%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (58.33%) VMware
3 34 (56.67%) Cisco
4 9 (15.00%) Dell
5 8 (13.33%) Citrix
6 7 (11.67%) Avaya
7 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (6.67%) HP
8 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.00%) IBM
9 3 (5.00%) Splunk
10 2 (3.33%) NetApp
10 2 (3.33%) SAP
11 1 (1.67%) F5
11 1 (1.67%) Juniper
11 1 (1.67%) Remedy
11 1 (1.67%) Sage
11 1 (1.67%) Veeam
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