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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 44 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.88% 3.50% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.88% 10.68% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 28
Median salary £34,000 £37,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
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
317 384 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.98% 32.82% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 277 328 334
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £27,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 18 £35,000 -1.40%
Newport +7 14 £36,000 +4.34%
Bridgend -2 6 £18,500 -55.42% 3
Monmouthshire - 4 £19,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 48 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 44 (55.00%) VMware
5 40 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 38 (47.50%) Cisco
7 36 (45.00%) MCSE
8 34 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (40.00%) MCSA
9 32 (40.00%) MS Exchange
10 31 (38.75%) ITIL
10 31 (38.75%) Firewall
11 29 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
13 22 (27.50%) MS Excel
13 22 (27.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 20 (25.00%) SQL
15 20 (25.00%) Dell
16 19 (23.75%) SAN
16 19 (23.75%) Office 365
17 15 (18.75%) Data Centre
18 14 (17.50%) EqualLogic
18 14 (17.50%) MCITP
18 14 (17.50%) MCP
19 13 (16.25%) MS Office
19 13 (16.25%) Citrix
20 12 (15.00%) DNS
21 11 (13.75%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.25%) CMS
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.75%) Commerce Server
4 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.75%) Office 365
2 6 (7.50%) IaaS
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.75%) Firewall
2 19 (23.75%) SAN
3 12 (15.00%) DNS
4 9 (11.25%) NAS
4 9 (11.25%) VPN
5 7 (8.75%) Internet
6 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.50%) DHCP
7 5 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.25%) VoIP
8 4 (5.00%) FTP
8 4 (5.00%) IP Telephony
8 4 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (3.75%) SSL
9 3 (3.75%) VLAN
10 2 (2.50%) BGP
10 2 (2.50%) IPsec
10 2 (2.50%) LAN
10 2 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (5.00%) Power BI
3 4 (5.00%) PowerPivot
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) IT Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) IT Support
4 10 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Project Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) IT Technician
8 4 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) MDX
2 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.75%) CSS
2 3 (3.75%) HTML
2 3 (3.75%) jQuery
3 2 (2.50%) LESS
3 2 (2.50%) Sass
4 1 (1.25%) Ajax
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.25%) JSON
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.50%) EqualLogic
3 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (6.25%) Replication
5 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.75%) Clustering
6 3 (3.75%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.75%) VLE
7 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 40 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 29 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.75%) Unix
7 6 (7.50%) Linux
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) ITIL
2 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (7.50%) Scrum
4 5 (6.25%) Email Filtering
4 5 (6.25%) High Availability
4 5 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.25%) Web Filtering
5 4 (5.00%) Analytics
5 4 (5.00%) Coaching
5 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.00%) ETL
5 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.00%) Service Management
6 3 (3.75%) Presales
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (3.75%) C
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (45.00%) MCSE
2 32 (40.00%) MCSA
3 22 (27.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (17.50%) MCITP
4 14 (17.50%) MCP
5 11 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (12.50%) CCNA
7 8 (10.00%) DBS Check
8 7 (8.75%) MCTS
9 6 (7.50%) CCA
9 6 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (6.25%) A+ Certification
11 4 (5.00%) Degree
11 4 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (3.75%) CCNP
13 2 (2.50%) AWS Certification
13 2 (2.50%) CCDA
13 2 (2.50%) CCEA
13 2 (2.50%) JNCIA
13 2 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.50%) XenApp
5 5 (6.25%) vSphere
5 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.25%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.50%) WSUS
1 2 (2.50%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.25%) OpenView
2 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (55.00%) VMware
3 38 (47.50%) Cisco
4 20 (25.00%) Dell
5 13 (16.25%) Citrix
6 11 (13.75%) Dell Compellent
7 9 (11.25%) HP
7 9 (11.25%) SolarWinds
8 7 (8.75%) Avaya
9 5 (6.25%) Symantec
9 5 (6.25%) Veeam
10 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.00%) Veritas
11 3 (3.75%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.50%) Alterian
12 2 (2.50%) F5
12 2 (2.50%) Google
12 2 (2.50%) Juniper
12 2 (2.50%) Sage
12 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
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