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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 57 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 45 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.35% 3.26% 3.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.57% 11.57% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 39
Median salary £34,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
358 389 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.66% 28.19% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 303 327 377
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +3 45 £34,000 -6.84% 5
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 65 (79.27%) Windows
2 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
3 51 (62.20%) Active Directory
4 50 (60.98%) VMware
5 44 (53.66%) Windows Server
6 42 (51.22%) Cisco
7 36 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (41.46%) MCSE
8 34 (41.46%) MS Exchange
9 31 (37.80%) MCSA
10 30 (36.59%) ITIL
10 30 (36.59%) Firewall
11 29 (35.37%) MS Excel
11 29 (35.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
13 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (25.61%) Dell
15 20 (24.39%) SAN
15 20 (24.39%) Hyper-V
16 18 (21.95%) SQL
17 17 (20.73%) DNS
17 17 (20.73%) Office 365
17 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
18 16 (19.51%) MCITP
18 16 (19.51%) CCNA
18 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (17.07%) Finance
20 13 (15.85%) Citrix
20 13 (15.85%) EqualLogic

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 34 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.66%) CMS
4 3 (3.66%) Commerce Server
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (35.37%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) Office 365
2 6 (7.32%) IaaS
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (36.59%) Firewall
2 20 (24.39%) SAN
3 17 (20.73%) DNS
4 12 (14.63%) DHCP
5 10 (12.20%) VPN
6 7 (8.54%) NAS
7 6 (7.32%) Internet
7 6 (7.32%) IP Telephony
7 6 (7.32%) VoIP
7 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.66%) FTP
10 3 (3.66%) SSL
10 3 (3.66%) VLAN
11 2 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.44%) IPsec
11 2 (2.44%) Junos
11 2 (2.44%) LAN
11 2 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.88%) Power BI
3 4 (4.88%) PowerPivot
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Data Centre Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) IT Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) IT Support
4 9 (10.98%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Administrator
6 7 (8.54%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.32%) Project Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Developer
9 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
1 4 (4.88%) MDX
2 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.66%) WSH
3 1 (1.22%) Ajax
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) jQuery
3 1 (1.22%) JSON
3 1 (1.22%) SOAP
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.85%) EqualLogic
3 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (9.76%) Replication
6 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.66%) AS400
7 3 (3.66%) Clustering
7 3 (3.66%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.66%) VLE
8 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 65 (79.27%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.20%) Linux
6 9 (10.98%) Unix
7 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.66%) OS/400
9 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.32%) Coaching
3 6 (7.32%) Performance Management
3 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
3 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (7.32%) Service Management
4 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.10%) High Availability
4 5 (6.10%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (4.88%) Analytics
5 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
5 4 (4.88%) ETL
5 4 (4.88%) Scrum
6 3 (3.66%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.44%) DevOps
7 2 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) C#
2 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.66%) C
3 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) Python
3 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) MCSE
2 31 (37.80%) MCSA
3 29 (35.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (19.51%) CCNA
4 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (19.51%) MCITP
5 11 (13.41%) MCP
6 10 (12.20%) CCA
6 10 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (12.20%) MCTS
7 7 (8.54%) A+ Certification
7 7 (8.54%) VCP5
8 6 (7.32%) CCNP
9 5 (6.10%) Degree
10 4 (4.88%) DBS Check
10 4 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (3.66%) Server+ Certification
12 2 (2.44%) CCEA
12 2 (2.44%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (62.20%) Active Directory
2 36 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.32%) vSphere
4 6 (7.32%) XenApp
5 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.66%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) WSUS
2 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.44%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.22%) OpenView
3 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
2 50 (60.98%) VMware
3 42 (51.22%) Cisco
4 21 (25.61%) Dell
5 13 (15.85%) Citrix
6 10 (12.20%) Dell Compellent
7 9 (10.98%) Avaya
7 9 (10.98%) HP
7 9 (10.98%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.10%) Symantec
9 5 (6.10%) Veeam
10 4 (4.88%) Veritas
11 3 (3.66%) IBM
11 3 (3.66%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.66%) Splunk
12 2 (2.44%) F5
12 2 (2.44%) Google
12 2 (2.44%) Juniper
12 2 (2.44%) Remedy
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