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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.62% 2.52% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 8.89% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 36
Median salary £33,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,421 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median 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
315 360 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.36% 28.35% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 273 309 312
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £22,103 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
South Wales -14 15 £33,000 -5.71% 6
Mid Wales - 5 - -
North Wales -3 1 £24,500 +40.00%
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (53.33%) ITIL
3 30 (50.00%) Windows
3 30 (50.00%) VMware
4 26 (43.33%) MCSE
5 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 23 (38.33%) MS Excel
6 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
8 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
9 18 (30.00%) Service Management
10 17 (28.33%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (28.33%) Degree
10 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (26.67%) Office 365
11 16 (26.67%) Problem Management
11 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (23.33%) SLA
13 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
14 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
14 13 (21.67%) Firewall
15 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (18.33%) ITSM
16 11 (18.33%) MCITP
16 11 (18.33%) DNS
17 10 (16.67%) LAN
17 10 (16.67%) WAN
17 10 (16.67%) MCP
17 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.67%) CMS
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (38.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Office 365
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) IaaS
3 4 (6.67%) PaaS
3 4 (6.67%) SaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) Firewall
2 11 (18.33%) DNS
3 10 (16.67%) LAN
3 10 (16.67%) WAN
4 8 (13.33%) VPN
5 6 (10.00%) DHCP
6 5 (8.33%) SAN
6 5 (8.33%) VoIP
7 4 (6.67%) NAS
8 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.00%) Network Security
8 3 (5.00%) Skype
8 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.00%) VLAN
8 3 (5.00%) WLAN
9 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.33%) IPsec
9 2 (3.33%) SSL
9 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MorphX
General
1 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Developer
4 5 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) CSS
1 4 (6.67%) HTML
1 4 (6.67%) jQuery
1 4 (6.67%) LESS
1 4 (6.67%) Sass
2 3 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) EDI
3 1 (1.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (13.33%) User Experience
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.00%) Linux
5 9 (15.00%) Unix
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) SUSE
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) ITIL
2 18 (30.00%) Service Management
3 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
5 11 (18.33%) ITSM
6 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 10 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) Coaching
9 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.33%) People Management
11 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
11 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
11 4 (6.67%) Project Management
11 4 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) MCSE
2 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 17 (28.33%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (18.33%) MCITP
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (16.67%) MCP
5 8 (13.33%) CCNP
5 8 (13.33%) MCSA
6 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.33%) CCNA
7 5 (8.33%) MCTS
8 4 (6.67%) CCENT
9 3 (5.00%) JNCIP
9 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (3.33%) MCDST
10 2 (3.33%) RHCE
11 1 (1.67%) CCA
11 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (15.00%) vSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) 3PAR
3 8 (13.33%) HP
3 8 (13.33%) Veeam
3 8 (13.33%) Veritas
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (6.67%) Alterian
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.67%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.00%) Brocade
6 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) Baan
8 1 (1.67%) Cognos
8 1 (1.67%) Dell
8 1 (1.67%) Remedy
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
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