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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 44 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.86% 2.69% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.06% 8.48% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 32
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
313 389 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.43% 31.65% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 275 333 322
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +8 21 £31,500 -11.26% 1
Newport +3 8 £39,250 +13.76%
Bridgend +1 6 £18,500 -45.58% 1
Monmouthshire - 4 £19,000 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £29,000 -
Caerphilly +2 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 63 (74.12%) Windows
2 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 50 (58.82%) VMware
4 45 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 43 (50.59%) MCSE
6 38 (44.71%) Windows Server
7 36 (42.35%) Cisco
8 35 (41.18%) Firewall
9 34 (40.00%) ITIL
10 33 (38.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (36.47%) MS Exchange
13 30 (35.29%) MCSA
14 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
15 24 (28.24%) Hyper-V
16 21 (24.71%) Office 365
16 21 (24.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
17 20 (23.53%) Dell
17 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (21.18%) SAN
19 17 (20.00%) SQL
19 17 (20.00%) Data Centre
20 16 (18.82%) Cisco Certification
21 15 (17.65%) MCITP
22 14 (16.47%) EqualLogic
22 14 (16.47%) MCP
23 13 (15.29%) Citrix
24 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
25 11 (12.94%) CCNA

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 31 (36.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.88%) CMS
6 4 (4.71%) IIS
7 3 (3.53%) Commerce Server
7 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.71%) Office 365
2 6 (7.06%) IaaS
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.18%) Firewall
2 18 (21.18%) SAN
3 10 (11.76%) NAS
3 10 (11.76%) VPN
4 8 (9.41%) DNS
5 7 (8.24%) VoIP
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.06%) Internet
7 5 (5.88%) DHCP
7 5 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.88%) LAN
7 5 (5.88%) WAN
8 4 (4.71%) VLAN
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (3.53%) FTP
10 2 (2.35%) BGP
10 2 (2.35%) IPsec
10 2 (2.35%) Junos
10 2 (2.35%) MPLS
10 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.71%) Power BI
3 4 (4.71%) PowerPivot
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Law
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) IT Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Project Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) IT Support
6 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) IT Technician
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Help Desk Technician
9 3 (3.53%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
1 4 (4.71%) MDX
2 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.53%) CSS
2 3 (3.53%) HTML
2 3 (3.53%) jQuery
3 2 (2.35%) EDI
3 2 (2.35%) LESS
3 2 (2.35%) Sass
4 1 (1.18%) Ajax
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.47%) EqualLogic
3 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (8.24%) Replication
6 5 (5.88%) Clustering
7 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.53%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.53%) VLE
9 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.18%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 63 (74.12%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) Windows Server
3 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.53%) Unix
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.35%) Linux
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (9.41%) High Availability
3 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.06%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (7.06%) Scrum
5 5 (5.88%) Email Filtering
5 5 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.88%) Web Filtering
6 4 (4.71%) Analytics
6 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.71%) ETL
6 4 (4.71%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.71%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.53%) Network Design
7 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (3.53%) C
4 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (50.59%) MCSE
2 30 (35.29%) MCSA
3 21 (24.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (18.82%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (17.65%) MCITP
6 14 (16.47%) MCP
7 11 (12.94%) CCNA
8 9 (10.59%) MCTS
9 8 (9.41%) CCNP
9 8 (9.41%) DBS Check
10 6 (7.06%) CCA
10 6 (7.06%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
11 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (4.71%) Degree
12 4 (4.71%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (2.35%) AWS Certification
13 2 (2.35%) CCEA
13 2 (2.35%) JNCIA
13 2 (2.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 33 (38.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (28.24%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.06%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (7.06%) XenApp
5 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (4.71%) vSphere
7 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (4.71%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (4.71%) WSUS
3 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.35%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.18%) OpenView
4 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 50 (58.82%) VMware
3 36 (42.35%) Cisco
4 20 (23.53%) Dell
5 13 (15.29%) Citrix
6 11 (12.94%) Dell Compellent
7 9 (10.59%) HP
7 9 (10.59%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.88%) Symantec
8 5 (5.88%) Veeam
9 4 (4.71%) Avaya
9 4 (4.71%) Veritas
10 3 (3.53%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.35%) Alterian
11 2 (2.35%) Baan
11 2 (2.35%) F5
11 2 (2.35%) Google
11 2 (2.35%) Juniper
11 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.18%) Sage
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago