The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Torfaen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 11 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 14.63% 3.23% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.71% 22.22% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 17.07% 14.52% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 13
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
South Wales

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Torfaen region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Torfaen

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +9 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Microsoft Certification
South Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (92.31%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) Web Services
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
5 12 (46.15%) VB.NET
5 12 (46.15%) SOAP
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (46.15%) REST
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) VB
7 5 (19.23%) IIS
7 5 (19.23%) OOD
7 5 (19.23%) SOA
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) XML
9 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.69%) WCF
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (7.69%) VB6
9 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 2 (7.69%) SQL
9 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.85%) Umbraco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 8 (30.77%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (30.77%) .NET Team Leader
4 7 (26.92%) Junior Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Junior
5 6 (23.08%) Architect
5 6 (23.08%) .NET Architect
6 5 (19.23%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (76.92%) Web Services
3 12 (46.15%) SOAP
3 12 (46.15%) REST
4 4 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) OOD
3 5 (19.23%) SOA
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) VB.NET
3 6 (23.08%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) VB6
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft