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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 82 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 2.60% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 8.73% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 35
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,103 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
276 332 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.65% 29.72% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 251 286 302
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,103 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 0 9 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Newport -14 6 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 37 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) VMware
4 20 (44.44%) MCSE
5 19 (42.22%) ITIL
6 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
7 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
8 13 (28.89%) Office 365
8 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
8 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
9 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 12 (26.67%) Firewall
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (24.44%) LAN
10 11 (24.44%) WAN
11 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.00%) vSphere
12 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 8 (17.78%) VPN
13 8 (17.78%) CCNP
13 8 (17.78%) Degree
14 7 (15.56%) MCP
14 7 (15.56%) Unix
14 7 (15.56%) MCSA
14 7 (15.56%) Linux
15 6 (13.33%) DHCP
15 6 (13.33%) SLA

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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.89%) CMS
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Office 365
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) IaaS
3 4 (8.89%) PaaS
3 4 (8.89%) SaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) LAN
2 11 (24.44%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) VPN
4 6 (13.33%) DHCP
5 5 (11.11%) DNS
5 5 (11.11%) SAN
5 5 (11.11%) VoIP
6 4 (8.89%) NAS
7 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (6.67%) IPsec
7 3 (6.67%) Network Security
7 3 (6.67%) SSL
7 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.67%) VLAN
7 3 (6.67%) WLAN
8 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MorphX
General
1 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) IT Manager
2 6 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Help Desk Manager
5 3 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
1 4 (8.89%) jQuery
1 4 (8.89%) LESS
1 4 (8.89%) Sass
2 3 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) EDI
3 1 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Unix
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.11%) People Management
3 5 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
4 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Scrum
4 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 3 (6.67%) ERP
5 3 (6.67%) High Availability
5 3 (6.67%) Network Design
5 3 (6.67%) Network Management
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (2.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) MCSE
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (17.78%) CCNP
3 8 (17.78%) Degree
4 7 (15.56%) MCP
4 7 (15.56%) MCSA
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (11.11%) CCNA
7 4 (8.89%) CCENT
8 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
8 3 (6.67%) MCITP
8 3 (6.67%) MCTS
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (4.44%) RHCE
10 1 (2.22%) CCA
10 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) WSUS
2 2 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) Alterian
4 4 (8.89%) Sitecore
5 3 (6.67%) Brocade
5 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) Baan
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Cognos
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
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