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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 55 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.34% 3.01% 6.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 11.33% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 45
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,357 £35,000 £32,049
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
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 South Wales region.

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
355 309 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.01% 26.55% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 311 275 238
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
Cardiff +7 27 £33,000 -13.15% 3
Caerphilly +6 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Newport +9 2 £38,750 -9.88% 1
Torfaen - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 63 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 49 (68.06%) Windows
3 40 (55.56%) MCSE
3 40 (55.56%) VMware
4 39 (54.17%) Cisco
5 38 (52.78%) SQL Server
6 31 (43.06%) MS Excel
7 30 (41.67%) ITIL
8 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
9 27 (37.50%) IIS
10 25 (34.72%) .NET
10 25 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (33.33%) HP
12 22 (30.56%) Hyper-V
13 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (27.78%) SQL
15 18 (25.00%) CCNA
16 17 (23.61%) MCP
16 17 (23.61%) SAN
16 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (23.61%) Load Balancing
17 16 (22.22%) CMS
18 15 (20.83%) MS Exchange
18 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (19.44%) .NET Framework
19 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
20 13 (18.06%) Internet
20 13 (18.06%) Firewall
20 13 (18.06%) DNS
20 13 (18.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 27 (37.50%) IIS
2 16 (22.22%) CMS
3 15 (20.83%) MS Exchange
4 11 (15.28%) Commerce Server
5 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (6.94%) Site Server
7 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.56%) Apache
9 3 (4.17%) Lync
9 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.39%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (43.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) SAN
2 13 (18.06%) Internet
2 13 (18.06%) Firewall
2 13 (18.06%) DNS
3 10 (13.89%) NAS
3 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.94%) VoIP
5 2 (2.78%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) LAN
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Support Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Services Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) .NET
2 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
2 14 (19.44%) .NET Framework
3 9 (12.50%) CSS
4 7 (9.72%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) jQuery
5 4 (5.56%) XHTML
6 2 (2.78%) Lucene
6 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (1.39%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) XSLT
7 1 (1.39%) SOAP
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
7 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.17%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.78%) EPoS
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) RIA
6 1 (1.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 49 (68.06%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.33%) Linux
6 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.78%) Android
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) ITIL
2 17 (23.61%) Load Balancing
3 6 (8.33%) Project Management
3 6 (8.33%) MVC
4 5 (6.94%) OOD
4 5 (6.94%) SOA
4 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.56%) Service Management
5 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.17%) Scrum
6 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.17%) ERP
6 3 (4.17%) OO
6 3 (4.17%) Web Development
7 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.78%) Android Development
7 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.33%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.78%) XAML
6 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (55.56%) MCSE
2 25 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (25.00%) CCNA
4 17 (23.61%) MCP
5 13 (18.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (12.50%) SAP Certification
7 8 (11.11%) MCITP
8 6 (8.33%) MCSD
8 6 (8.33%) CCA
8 6 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (6.94%) MCSA
10 4 (5.56%) CCIE
11 3 (4.17%) Degree
12 2 (2.78%) CCENT
12 2 (2.78%) CCNP
12 2 (2.78%) CISSP
12 2 (2.78%) PMP
12 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
12 2 (2.78%) VCP5
13 1 (1.39%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) ISO 9001
1 10 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) GxP
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.56%) Hyper-V
3 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.78%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 63 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 40 (55.56%) VMware
3 39 (54.17%) Cisco
4 24 (33.33%) HP
5 11 (15.28%) SAP
6 9 (12.50%) Dell
7 8 (11.11%) Citrix
8 7 (9.72%) Veritas
8 7 (9.72%) Symantec
8 7 (9.72%) Sitecore
9 5 (6.94%) Oracle
9 5 (6.94%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.56%) IBM
10 4 (5.56%) Sun
11 3 (4.17%) EMC
11 3 (4.17%) NetApp
12 2 (2.78%) Veeam
12 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
13 1 (1.39%) IPFX
13 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
Newport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago