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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 69 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.77% 2.24% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.91% 7.58% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 39
Median salary £29,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.08% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,750 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £44,250 £67,500
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
339 409 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.37% 29.53% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 292 348 327
Median salary £35,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +17 37 £29,000 -22.14% 3
Microsoft Certification
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 53 (67.95%) Windows
3 45 (57.69%) VMware
4 43 (55.13%) MCSE
5 36 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 32 (41.03%) Firewall
7 31 (39.74%) Windows Server
8 30 (38.46%) ITIL
9 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (34.62%) Cisco
11 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
11 25 (32.05%) MCSA
11 25 (32.05%) MS Exchange
12 22 (28.21%) Hyper-V
13 19 (24.36%) Office 365
13 19 (24.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (23.08%) Dell
15 17 (21.79%) SAN
15 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
16 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (17.95%) MCITP
18 14 (17.95%) SQL
18 14 (17.95%) MCP
19 13 (16.67%) Citrix
19 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (15.38%) EqualLogic
21 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (14.10%) Data Centre

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 25 (32.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.97%) CMS
6 4 (5.13%) IIS
6 4 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (5.13%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.85%) Commerce Server
7 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.03%) Firewall
2 17 (21.79%) SAN
3 10 (12.82%) NAS
4 9 (11.54%) VPN
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.69%) DNS
6 5 (6.41%) Internet
6 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.41%) VLAN
6 5 (6.41%) VoIP
7 4 (5.13%) DHCP
7 4 (5.13%) LAN
7 4 (5.13%) WAN
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (2.56%) FTP
9 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.56%) Network Security
9 2 (2.56%) Skype
9 2 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (5.13%) Power BI
3 4 (5.13%) PowerPivot
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MorphX
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
1 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) IT Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Project Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Developer
5 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Data Centre Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) IT Technician
8 4 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.13%) IT Support
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Technician
9 3 (3.85%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
1 4 (5.13%) CSS
1 4 (5.13%) HTML
1 4 (5.13%) jQuery
1 4 (5.13%) LESS
1 4 (5.13%) MDX
1 4 (5.13%) Sass
2 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) EqualLogic
2 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (6.41%) Replication
5 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.85%) Clustering
6 3 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) VLE
7 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.28%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows Server
3 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.56%) Unix
10 1 (1.28%) Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (10.26%) Scrum
3 6 (7.69%) High Availability
3 6 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.41%) Email Filtering
4 5 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.41%) Web Filtering
5 4 (5.13%) Analytics
5 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.13%) ETL
5 4 (5.13%) Front End Development
6 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.85%) ERP
6 3 (3.85%) Network Design
6 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.85%) Project Management
6 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.13%) C#
3 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.85%) C
5 1 (1.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (55.13%) MCSE
2 25 (32.05%) MCSA
3 19 (24.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (17.95%) MCITP
5 14 (17.95%) MCP
6 10 (12.82%) CCNA
7 9 (11.54%) CCNP
8 8 (10.26%) DBS Check
9 6 (7.69%) CCA
9 6 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (7.69%) MCTS
10 4 (5.13%) A+ Certification
10 4 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (3.85%) Degree
12 2 (2.56%) CCEA
12 2 (2.56%) CCENT
12 2 (2.56%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 27 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (28.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (7.69%) XenApp
5 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) WSUS
2 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.28%) OpenView
3 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 45 (57.69%) VMware
3 27 (34.62%) Cisco
4 18 (23.08%) Dell
5 13 (16.67%) Citrix
6 9 (11.54%) Dell Compellent
6 9 (11.54%) HP
7 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.41%) Symantec
8 5 (6.41%) Veeam
9 4 (5.13%) Alterian
9 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
9 4 (5.13%) Veritas
10 3 (3.85%) Avaya
10 3 (3.85%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.56%) Baan
11 2 (2.56%) Brocade
11 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.56%) Google
12 1 (1.28%) F5
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