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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 67 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -45
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 27 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.15% 2.33% 9.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.43% 8.44% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 71
Average salary £32,750 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.81% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
326 320 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.16% 27.63% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 287 275 260
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +11 27 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Newport +14 2 £39,750 +2.58% 1
Caerphilly +4 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Torfaen -8 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £23,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £27,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 59 (83.10%) Microsoft
2 47 (66.20%) Windows
3 41 (57.75%) MCSE
4 39 (54.93%) VMware
5 35 (49.30%) Cisco
6 33 (46.48%) Active Directory
7 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
8 29 (40.85%) MS Excel
9 28 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (33.80%) CCNA
10 24 (33.80%) ITIL
11 23 (32.39%) IIS
11 23 (32.39%) SQL
12 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
12 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (25.35%) HP
15 17 (23.94%) .NET
16 16 (22.54%) Finance
16 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
17 15 (21.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2007
18 14 (19.72%) Advertising
18 14 (19.72%) MCP
18 14 (19.72%) SAN
19 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
19 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
20 12 (16.90%) CMS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (32.39%) IIS
2 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
3 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (16.90%) CMS
5 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (9.86%) Commerce Server
7 5 (7.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (5.63%) Site Server
8 4 (5.63%) Apache
8 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
9 3 (4.23%) Lync
9 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.41%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (40.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) SAN
2 10 (14.08%) Firewall
2 10 (14.08%) Internet
2 10 (14.08%) VoIP
2 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.08%) DNS
3 6 (8.45%) NAS
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
6 1 (1.41%) SMTP
6 1 (1.41%) FTP
6 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Server Support
8 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Design Authority
8 4 (5.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
3 9 (12.68%) CSS
4 7 (9.86%) HTML
5 4 (5.63%) XHTML
5 4 (5.63%) jQuery
6 2 (2.82%) Lucene
7 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.45%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.82%) EPoS
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) iSeries
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.04%) Linux
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.63%) Solaris
8 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (2.82%) Android
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.41%) UNIX
10 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.63%) Service Management
6 4 (5.63%) ERP
6 4 (5.63%) Resilience Testing
6 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.23%) Web Development
7 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.23%) CRM
7 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) MVC
8 2 (2.82%) Change Management
8 2 (2.82%) OOD
8 2 (2.82%) SOA
8 2 (2.82%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.82%) XAML
3 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.82%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (57.75%) MCSE
2 28 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (33.80%) CCNA
4 15 (21.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (19.72%) MCP
6 9 (12.68%) MCSA
7 8 (11.27%) CCA
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (11.27%) MCITP
8 7 (9.86%) MCSD
9 6 (8.45%) SAP Certification
10 4 (5.63%) CCIE
11 3 (4.23%) Degree
12 2 (2.82%) CISSP
12 2 (2.82%) PMP
12 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
12 2 (2.82%) CCNP
12 2 (2.82%) VCP5
12 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.82%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (46.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCDPM
1 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.41%) WSUS
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (83.10%) Microsoft
2 39 (54.93%) VMware
3 35 (49.30%) Cisco
4 18 (25.35%) HP
5 8 (11.27%) SAP
6 7 (9.86%) Sitecore
7 6 (8.45%) Dell
7 6 (8.45%) Citrix
8 5 (7.04%) IBM
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle
9 4 (5.63%) Symantec
9 4 (5.63%) Veritas
9 4 (5.63%) Sun
9 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.23%) Veeam
10 3 (4.23%) EMC
10 3 (4.23%) NetApp
11 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
11 2 (2.82%) IPFX
11 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
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