The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 74 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.37% 3.13% 3.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.93% 9.38% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 47
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
416 448 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.86% 33.36% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 350 354 321
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wales

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 2 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
South Wales -2 32 £37,500 +4.16% 4
West Wales +9 1 - -
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 62 (84.93%) Microsoft
2 46 (63.01%) Windows
3 35 (47.95%) VMware
4 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
5 32 (43.84%) Cisco
6 31 (42.47%) ITIL
7 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (34.25%) MCSE
10 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
10 24 (32.88%) SQL Server
10 24 (32.88%) CCNA
11 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
12 22 (30.14%) SQL
13 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (28.77%) Firewall
13 21 (28.77%) MCITP
13 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (27.40%) MCSA
15 18 (24.66%) Citrix
16 13 (17.81%) Finance
16 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
17 12 (16.44%) Dynamics CRM
17 12 (16.44%) DHCP
17 12 (16.44%) CRM
18 11 (15.07%) C#
18 11 (15.07%) Windows 2000 Server
19 10 (13.70%) .NET
19 10 (13.70%) MS Office
19 10 (13.70%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (31.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.59%) Lync
3 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (4.11%) IIS
7 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.37%) CMS
8 1 (1.37%) Apache
8 1 (1.37%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) Firewall
2 12 (16.44%) DHCP
3 10 (13.70%) DNS
4 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.59%) SAN
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (8.22%) iSCSI
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.48%) Internet
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
7 4 (5.48%) VoIP
8 2 (2.74%) WAN
8 2 (2.74%) LAN
9 1 (1.37%) Skype
9 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.37%) MySQL
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Advertising
3 5 (6.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) DBA
4 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (9.59%) CRM Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Administrator
5 6 (8.22%) Project Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) CRM Architect
7 4 (5.48%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) jQuery
4 2 (2.74%) Flash
4 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.37%) HTML5
5 1 (1.37%) CSS3
5 1 (1.37%) COM
5 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) EqualLogic
2 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.01%) Windows
2 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.07%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) CRM
3 6 (8.22%) Project Management
4 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.48%) User Stories
5 4 (5.48%) TDD
5 4 (5.48%) ETL
5 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.74%) Change Control
7 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.74%) Data Mapping
7 2 (2.74%) Coaching
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.74%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (34.25%) MCSE
3 24 (32.88%) CCNA
4 21 (28.77%) MCITP
5 20 (27.40%) MCSA
6 9 (12.33%) CCNP
7 8 (10.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (9.59%) MCP
9 6 (8.22%) MCDBA
9 6 (8.22%) Degree
10 5 (6.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (5.48%) MCTS
11 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
12 3 (4.11%) VCP5
13 1 (1.37%) CISSP
13 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.85%) SLA
3 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.37%) COBIT
5 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.85%) ISA Server
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (4.11%) WSUS
1 3 (4.11%) SCCM
1 3 (4.11%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (84.93%) Microsoft
2 35 (47.95%) VMware
3 32 (43.84%) Cisco
4 18 (24.66%) Citrix
5 6 (8.22%) HP
5 6 (8.22%) Dell
5 6 (8.22%) Dell Compellent
6 5 (6.85%) WatchGuard
7 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.11%) McAfee
8 3 (4.11%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.11%) Veeam
8 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.74%) BT
9 2 (2.74%) Symantec
9 2 (2.74%) Lotus
9 2 (2.74%) Apple
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle
9 2 (2.74%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) Informatica
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Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30k-35k+ Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago