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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
UK / Wales
Rank 59 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.28% 2.93% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.36% 10.11% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 39
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £18,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
277 356 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.58% 28.97% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 225 304 306
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -4 22 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Mid Wales - 12 - -
West Wales - 3 £50,000 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 (87.69%) Microsoft
2 41 (63.08%) MS Excel
3 33 (50.77%) Windows
4 31 (47.69%) MCSE
4 31 (47.69%) Hyper-V
5 29 (44.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (44.62%) ITIL
5 29 (44.62%) VMware
5 29 (44.62%) Degree
6 25 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 23 (35.38%) Service Management
7 23 (35.38%) Active Directory
8 20 (30.77%) Office 365
9 18 (27.69%) Problem Management
10 16 (24.62%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (23.08%) ITSM
11 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (21.54%) MCITP
12 14 (21.54%) MCP
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 12 (18.46%) 3PAR
14 12 (18.46%) HP
15 11 (16.92%) MCSA
15 11 (16.92%) DNS
15 11 (16.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (15.38%) TOGAF
16 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery

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 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) CMS
2 4 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.15%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (63.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.77%) Office 365
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) IaaS
3 5 (7.69%) PaaS
4 4 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.15%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) DNS
2 10 (15.38%) LAN
2 10 (15.38%) WAN
3 9 (13.85%) SAN
4 7 (10.77%) VPN
5 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.69%) DHCP
6 5 (7.69%) IPsec
6 5 (7.69%) SSL
7 4 (6.15%) Firewall
8 3 (4.62%) NAS
8 3 (4.62%) Skype
8 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.62%) VoIP
9 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.08%) VLAN
9 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.54%) Network Security
10 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (12.31%) IT Manager
2 7 (10.77%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (7.69%) Help Desk Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Data Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Data Protection Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.62%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) CSS
1 4 (6.15%) HTML
1 4 (6.15%) jQuery
1 4 (6.15%) LESS
1 4 (6.15%) Sass
2 3 (4.62%) LAMP
3 1 (1.54%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (12.31%) User Experience
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.85%) Linux
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.77%) Unix
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.08%) SUSE
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) ITIL
2 23 (35.38%) Service Management
3 18 (27.69%) Problem Management
4 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (23.08%) ITSM
6 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 10 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.77%) Coaching
11 6 (9.23%) Data Protection
11 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
12 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
12 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (7.69%) People Management
12 5 (7.69%) Project Management
13 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
13 4 (6.15%) Front End Development
13 4 (6.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
1 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) MCSE
2 29 (44.62%) Degree
3 16 (24.62%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (21.54%) MCITP
4 14 (21.54%) MCP
5 11 (16.92%) MCSA
5 11 (16.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (9.23%) CCA
6 6 (9.23%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.62%) CCNA
8 3 (4.62%) MCTS
9 2 (3.08%) CCENT
9 2 (3.08%) CCNP
9 2 (3.08%) MCDST
9 2 (3.08%) RHCE
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (47.69%) Hyper-V
2 29 (44.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (35.38%) Active Directory
4 7 (10.77%) vSphere
5 6 (9.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.15%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (87.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (44.62%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) 3PAR
3 12 (18.46%) HP
4 8 (12.31%) Citrix
4 8 (12.31%) Veeam
4 8 (12.31%) Veritas
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle
6 4 (6.15%) Alterian
6 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.15%) Sitecore
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco
8 2 (3.08%) Avaya
9 1 (1.54%) Brocade
9 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.54%) Cognos
9 1 (1.54%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) Remedy
9 1 (1.54%) SAP
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