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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 57 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 42 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.59% 3.38% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.74% 8.85% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 31
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £56,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
391 407 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.39% 38.22% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 336 336 247
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 +3 18 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Newport -3 6 £34,500 -8.00%
Bridgend - 3 £41,500 -
Caerphilly -10 2 £25,500 -19.04%
Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 78 (91.76%) Microsoft
2 60 (70.59%) Windows
3 47 (55.29%) VMware
4 46 (54.12%) Cisco
5 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
6 37 (43.53%) SQL Server
6 37 (43.53%) ITIL
7 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (37.65%) MCSE
8 32 (37.65%) MS Excel
8 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (35.29%) Firewall
10 29 (34.12%) SQL
11 28 (32.94%) MS Exchange
12 27 (31.76%) CCNA
12 27 (31.76%) Citrix
12 27 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (29.41%) Hyper-V
14 24 (28.24%) MCITP
14 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (22.35%) MCSA
15 19 (22.35%) Finance
16 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (20.00%) DNS
18 15 (17.65%) .NET
18 15 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
19 14 (16.47%) HP
20 13 (15.29%) CCNP
21 12 (14.12%) Internet
21 12 (14.12%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 28 (32.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.76%) IIS
5 8 (9.41%) Commerce Server
5 8 (9.41%) CMS
6 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.24%) Lync
7 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (37.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.29%) Firewall
2 17 (20.00%) DNS
3 12 (14.12%) Internet
4 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.76%) DHCP
5 10 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 10 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (10.59%) SAN
7 4 (4.71%) VoIP
7 4 (4.71%) NAS
8 3 (3.53%) VPN
9 2 (2.35%) WAN
9 2 (2.35%) LAN
10 1 (1.18%) Skype
10 1 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (43.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) MySQL
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Advertising
3 5 (5.88%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) DBA
5 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (8.24%) CRM Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) .NET
2 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.24%) XML
4 5 (5.88%) HTML
4 5 (5.88%) jQuery
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.18%) COM
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) EqualLogic
1 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) Windows
2 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) CRM
3 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.41%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.41%) ETL
5 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.06%) Migration
6 6 (7.06%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.06%) Project Management
7 5 (5.88%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.71%) User Stories
8 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.71%) TDD
8 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.35%) Coaching
10 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) C#
3 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (37.65%) MCSE
3 27 (31.76%) CCNA
4 24 (28.24%) MCITP
5 19 (22.35%) MCSA
6 13 (15.29%) CCNP
7 12 (14.12%) MCP
8 11 (12.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (11.76%) MCDBA
10 8 (9.41%) Degree
11 7 (8.24%) VCP5
11 7 (8.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
12 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
12 4 (4.71%) SAP Certification
13 2 (2.35%) MCDST
13 2 (2.35%) MCTS
14 1 (1.18%) CCENT
14 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.24%) ISO 9001
3 6 (7.06%) SLA
4 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
6 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.71%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (4.71%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.53%) WSUS
2 3 (3.53%) SCCM
3 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (91.76%) Microsoft
2 47 (55.29%) VMware
3 46 (54.12%) Cisco
4 27 (31.76%) Citrix
5 14 (16.47%) HP
6 10 (11.76%) Dell
7 6 (7.06%) Symantec
8 5 (5.88%) WatchGuard
9 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.71%) Veritas
9 4 (4.71%) SAP
10 3 (3.53%) Apple
10 3 (3.53%) McAfee
10 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.53%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.53%) Veeam
11 2 (2.35%) BT
11 2 (2.35%) Lotus
11 2 (2.35%) Oracle
11 2 (2.35%) Avaya
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