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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.56% 3.10% 3.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.26% 10.25% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 37
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £18,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,050 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
226 361 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.40% 30.26% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 193 302 236
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +21 19 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Newport +7 16 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Caerphilly +3 2 £32,750 -21.08% 1
Bridgend +4 1 £40,000 +122.22% 1
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 39 (79.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (69.39%) Windows
3 32 (65.31%) MCSE
3 32 (65.31%) Hyper-V
4 31 (63.27%) VMware
5 28 (57.14%) Office 365
6 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (46.94%) MS Excel
9 20 (40.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
10 19 (38.78%) SAN
11 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
12 14 (28.57%) CCA
12 14 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (24.49%) Degree
14 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (22.45%) XenApp
15 11 (22.45%) Citrix
15 11 (22.45%) LAN
15 11 (22.45%) MCSA
16 10 (20.41%) ITIL
16 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
16 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
16 10 (20.41%) WAN
16 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 6 (12.24%) HTML

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 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.12%) CMS
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (6.12%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (46.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (57.14%) Office 365
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.20%) IaaS
3 5 (10.20%) PaaS
4 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) SAN
2 11 (22.45%) LAN
3 10 (20.41%) WAN
4 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.20%) Firewall
5 5 (10.20%) IPsec
5 5 (10.20%) SSL
5 5 (10.20%) VPN
6 4 (8.16%) DNS
7 3 (6.12%) DHCP
7 3 (6.12%) VoIP
8 2 (4.08%) NAS
8 2 (4.08%) Wireless
9 1 (2.04%) ADSL
9 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Consultant
1 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 10 (20.41%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) IT Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Help Desk Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
8 1 (2.04%) Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) CSS
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) Sass
4 3 (6.12%) jQuery
4 3 (6.12%) LAMP
4 3 (6.12%) LESS
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.04%) Ajax
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.04%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
4 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.24%) Linux
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.12%) Unix
9 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
4 4 (8.16%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.08%) Case Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.04%) High Availability
7 1 (2.04%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (2.04%) Line Management
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) Presales
7 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) SDLC
7 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) MCSE
2 20 (40.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (28.57%) CCA
3 14 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 11 (22.45%) MCSA
6 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.24%) CCNA
8 5 (10.20%) MCP
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (6.12%) MCITP
11 2 (4.08%) RHCE
12 1 (2.04%) CCNP
12 1 (2.04%) MCTS
12 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Hyper-V
2 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
4 11 (22.45%) XenApp
5 6 (12.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (79.59%) Microsoft
2 31 (63.27%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Citrix
4 5 (10.20%) Dell
4 5 (10.20%) Sitecore
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) Alterian
6 3 (6.12%) Veeam
7 2 (4.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) Cognos
8 1 (2.04%) F5
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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