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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 41 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.18% 2.66% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.54% 8.60% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 40
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
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
327 442 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.37% 30.91% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 278 371 372
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,168 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +13 41 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 62 (74.70%) Windows
2 57 (68.67%) Microsoft
3 49 (59.04%) VMware
4 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
5 42 (50.60%) MCSE
6 38 (45.78%) Windows Server
7 36 (43.37%) Cisco
8 34 (40.96%) ITIL
9 33 (39.76%) Firewall
9 33 (39.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (37.35%) MCSA
11 30 (36.14%) MS Exchange
12 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
13 22 (26.51%) Hyper-V
14 21 (25.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (24.10%) Office 365
15 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
15 20 (24.10%) Dell
16 19 (22.89%) SAN
17 17 (20.48%) SQL
18 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (18.07%) MCITP
18 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
19 14 (16.87%) EqualLogic
19 14 (16.87%) MCP
20 13 (15.66%) Citrix
21 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
22 11 (13.25%) Dell Compellent

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 30 (36.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.02%) CMS
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 3 (3.61%) Commerce Server
6 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Office 365
2 6 (7.23%) IaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (39.76%) Firewall
2 19 (22.89%) SAN
3 11 (13.25%) VPN
4 10 (12.05%) NAS
5 9 (10.84%) DNS
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.23%) DHCP
6 6 (7.23%) Internet
7 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.02%) VoIP
8 4 (4.82%) VLAN
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (3.61%) FTP
9 3 (3.61%) LAN
9 3 (3.61%) WAN
10 2 (2.41%) BGP
10 2 (2.41%) IPsec
10 2 (2.41%) MPLS
10 2 (2.41%) SSL
10 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.82%) Power BI
3 4 (4.82%) PowerPivot
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.41%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Support Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) IT Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Data Centre Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Project Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Developer
5 7 (8.43%) IT Support
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) IT Technician
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Help Desk Technician
9 3 (3.61%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) .NET
1 4 (4.82%) MDX
2 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.61%) CSS
2 3 (3.61%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) jQuery
3 2 (2.41%) EDI
3 2 (2.41%) LESS
3 2 (2.41%) Sass
4 1 (1.20%) Ajax
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.20%) JSON
4 1 (1.20%) SOAP
4 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.87%) EqualLogic
3 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (6.02%) Replication
6 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.61%) Clustering
7 3 (3.61%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.61%) VLE
8 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.20%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 62 (74.70%) Windows
2 38 (45.78%) Windows Server
3 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.02%) Unix
7 5 (6.02%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.61%) Linux
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.23%) High Availability
4 6 (7.23%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (7.23%) Scrum
5 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.02%) Email Filtering
5 5 (6.02%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.02%) Web Filtering
6 4 (4.82%) Analytics
6 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.82%) ETL
6 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.61%) Network Design
7 3 (3.61%) Presales
7 3 (3.61%) Service Management
7 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.02%) C#
4 3 (3.61%) C
4 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (50.60%) MCSE
2 31 (37.35%) MCSA
3 21 (25.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (18.07%) MCITP
5 14 (16.87%) MCP
6 11 (13.25%) CCNA
7 8 (9.64%) DBS Check
8 7 (8.43%) CCNP
8 7 (8.43%) MCTS
9 6 (7.23%) CCA
9 6 (7.23%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (6.02%) A+ Certification
11 4 (4.82%) Degree
11 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (4.82%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (2.41%) CCDA
12 2 (2.41%) CCEA
12 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (39.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (26.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.23%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (7.23%) XenApp
5 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 5 (6.02%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.20%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.41%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.41%) WSUS
2 2 (2.41%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.20%) OpenView
3 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (68.67%) Microsoft
2 49 (59.04%) VMware
3 36 (43.37%) Cisco
4 20 (24.10%) Dell
5 13 (15.66%) Citrix
6 11 (13.25%) Dell Compellent
7 9 (10.84%) HP
7 9 (10.84%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.02%) Avaya
8 5 (6.02%) Symantec
8 5 (6.02%) Veeam
9 4 (4.82%) Veritas
10 3 (3.61%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.41%) Alterian
11 2 (2.41%) Baan
11 2 (2.41%) F5
11 2 (2.41%) Google
11 2 (2.41%) Juniper
11 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
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