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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.98% 1.69% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.00% 5.53% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 34
Median salary £30,000 £36,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £22,750 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,240
% change year-on-year
- +3.47%
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
300 398 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.36% 30.64% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 283 359 289
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,060 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +19 18 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 37 (58.73%) Windows
3 29 (46.03%) VMware
4 28 (44.44%) ITIL
5 26 (41.27%) MCSE
6 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 21 (33.33%) Firewall
9 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
10 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
13 15 (23.81%) MCSA
14 14 (22.22%) Office 365
15 13 (20.63%) MCP
16 12 (19.05%) Cisco
17 11 (17.46%) CCNA
17 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
17 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
18 10 (15.87%) MCITP
18 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
19 9 (14.29%) CCNP
19 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
19 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
19 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
20 8 (12.70%) SAN

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 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.52%) CMS
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (9.52%) Umbraco
4 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (12.70%) SAN
2 8 (12.70%) VPN
3 6 (9.52%) DHCP
3 6 (9.52%) NAS
4 5 (7.94%) DNS
4 5 (7.94%) LAN
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.76%) Network Security
6 3 (4.76%) VLAN
6 3 (4.76%) VoIP
6 3 (4.76%) WLAN
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.17%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.17%) Skype
7 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MorphX
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) IT Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) IT Technician
4 5 (7.94%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) CSS
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
1 6 (9.52%) jQuery
1 6 (9.52%) LESS
1 6 (9.52%) Sass
2 2 (3.17%) EDI
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Windows
2 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
4 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.94%) Unix
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.76%) Linux
7 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
3 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.52%) Front End Development
3 6 (9.52%) Scrum
4 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.94%) Email Filtering
4 5 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (7.94%) People Management
4 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) Service Management
4 5 (7.94%) Web Filtering
5 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.76%) ERP
6 3 (4.76%) Network Design
6 3 (4.76%) Network Management
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) MCSE
2 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (23.81%) MCSA
4 13 (20.63%) MCP
5 11 (17.46%) CCNA
6 10 (15.87%) MCITP
7 9 (14.29%) CCNP
8 7 (11.11%) MCTS
8 7 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (7.94%) CCA
10 5 (7.94%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (7.94%) DBS Check
11 4 (6.35%) A+ Certification
11 4 (6.35%) CCENT
11 4 (6.35%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (4.76%) JNCIP
12 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (3.17%) CCEA
14 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.94%) vSphere
4 5 (7.94%) XenApp
5 3 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.59%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (4.76%) WSUS
2 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.17%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.17%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.59%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) OpenView
3 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.03%) VMware
3 12 (19.05%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) Citrix
4 8 (12.70%) Dell
5 6 (9.52%) Alterian
5 6 (9.52%) Dell Compellent
5 6 (9.52%) Sitecore
6 4 (6.35%) EqualLogic
7 3 (4.76%) Brocade
7 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (3.17%) Avaya
8 2 (3.17%) Baan
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.17%) Remedy
8 2 (3.17%) Symantec
8 2 (3.17%) Veeam
9 1 (1.59%) arcserve
9 1 (1.59%) Sage
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