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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 71 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.12% 3.23% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.28% 10.34% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 34
Average salary £36,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,928 £29,115
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £67,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
357 358 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.14% 31.27% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 320 301 255
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,523
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -17 14 £35,500 +7.57% 1
Bridgend - 5 £32,500 - 2
Caerphilly +10 2 £38,500 -1.28%
Newport -8 1 £36,000 -7.09%
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (82.86%) Microsoft
2 44 (62.86%) Windows
3 33 (47.14%) VMware
4 32 (45.71%) ITIL
5 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 28 (40.00%) Cisco
7 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (34.29%) MCSE
9 23 (32.86%) CCNA
10 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
10 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
11 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (28.57%) Firewall
13 19 (27.14%) MCITP
13 19 (27.14%) MCSA
13 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
14 17 (24.29%) SQL
15 15 (21.43%) Citrix
16 14 (20.00%) DHCP
16 14 (20.00%) C#
16 14 (20.00%) CRM
16 14 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
17 10 (14.29%) Finance
17 10 (14.29%) XML
17 10 (14.29%) .NET
17 10 (14.29%) MS Office
17 10 (14.29%) DNS
17 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (10.00%) Lync
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.29%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) Firewall
2 14 (20.00%) DHCP
3 10 (14.29%) DNS
4 9 (12.86%) SAN
4 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.71%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) VoIP
6 3 (4.29%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) LAN
6 3 (4.29%) Internet
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.43%) NAS
7 1 (1.43%) Skype
7 1 (1.43%) VLAN
7 1 (1.43%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Advertising
3 5 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 8 (11.43%) CRM Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) DBA
6 5 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) CRM Architect
7 4 (5.71%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
1 10 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (7.14%) HTML
2 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (2.86%) Flash
4 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.43%) HTML5
4 1 (1.43%) CSS3
4 1 (1.43%) COM
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.29%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (62.86%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) ITIL
2 14 (20.00%) CRM
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.71%) TDD
5 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.71%) User Stories
6 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.29%) Coaching
7 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.86%) Change Control
7 2 (2.86%) Workflow
8 1 (1.43%) Scrum
8 1 (1.43%) Web Development
8 1 (1.43%) ETL
8 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) MCSE
1 24 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (32.86%) CCNA
3 19 (27.14%) MCITP
3 19 (27.14%) MCSA
4 8 (11.43%) MCP
5 6 (8.57%) CCNP
5 6 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.71%) MCTS
8 3 (4.29%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
2 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (4.29%) WSUS
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
1 3 (4.29%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (82.86%) Microsoft
2 33 (47.14%) VMware
3 28 (40.00%) Cisco
4 15 (21.43%) Citrix
5 6 (8.57%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) WatchGuard
7 4 (5.71%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.29%) McAfee
8 3 (4.29%) Dell
8 3 (4.29%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.29%) Veeam
8 3 (4.29%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle
9 2 (2.86%) Avaya
9 2 (2.86%) BT
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 2 (2.86%) Lotus
10 1 (1.43%) Apple
10 1 (1.43%) Teradata
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago