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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 73 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 31 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.40% 2.08% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.66% 6.82% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 36
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £22,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
358 440 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.73% 30.45% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 310 392 307
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 September 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 September 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 +16 22 £31,000 -15.06% 1
Mid Wales - 7 £38,750 -
West Wales -14 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 43 (59.72%) Windows
3 36 (50.00%) ITIL
4 35 (48.61%) VMware
5 32 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 30 (41.67%) MCSE
7 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (34.72%) Windows Server
8 24 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (29.17%) Hyper-V
9 21 (29.17%) Firewall
10 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
10 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
10 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
10 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (22.22%) MCSA
11 16 (22.22%) MCITP
11 16 (22.22%) Office 365
12 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (20.83%) MCP
13 13 (18.06%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (18.06%) SLA
13 13 (18.06%) Service Management
13 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
14 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
14 12 (16.67%) Cisco
15 11 (15.28%) CCNA
15 11 (15.28%) Citrix
15 11 (15.28%) DNS

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 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.33%) CMS
4 6 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) Firewall
2 11 (15.28%) DNS
3 9 (12.50%) SAN
4 8 (11.11%) VPN
5 6 (8.33%) DHCP
5 6 (8.33%) NAS
6 5 (6.94%) LAN
6 5 (6.94%) WAN
7 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.17%) Network Security
8 3 (4.17%) VLAN
8 3 (4.17%) VoIP
8 3 (4.17%) WLAN
9 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.78%) Skype
9 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MorphX
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) Project Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) Service Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Consultant
3 6 (8.33%) Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) IT Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) IT Technician
4 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Administrator
6 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) CSS
1 6 (8.33%) HTML
1 6 (8.33%) jQuery
1 6 (8.33%) LESS
1 6 (8.33%) Sass
2 2 (2.78%) EDI
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Windows Server
2 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.72%) Unix
6 5 (6.94%) Linux
6 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.78%) SUSE
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
2 13 (18.06%) Service Management
3 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.72%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 6 (8.33%) ITSM
7 6 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.94%) Coaching
8 5 (6.94%) Email Filtering
8 5 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.94%) People Management
8 5 (6.94%) Project Management
8 5 (6.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) MCSE
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (22.22%) MCITP
3 16 (22.22%) MCSA
4 15 (20.83%) MCP
5 13 (18.06%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (15.28%) CCNA
7 9 (12.50%) CCNP
7 9 (12.50%) MCTS
8 8 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (8.33%) CCA
9 6 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (8.33%) Degree
10 5 (6.94%) DBS Check
11 4 (5.56%) A+ Certification
11 4 (5.56%) CCENT
11 4 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (4.17%) JNCIP
12 3 (4.17%) MCDST
12 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.33%) XenApp
5 5 (6.94%) vSphere
6 3 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.39%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.17%) WSUS
3 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.78%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.39%) OpenView
4 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) VMware
3 12 (16.67%) Cisco
4 11 (15.28%) Citrix
5 9 (12.50%) HP
6 8 (11.11%) Dell
6 8 (11.11%) Veeam
7 7 (9.72%) Oracle
7 7 (9.72%) Veritas
8 6 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 6 (8.33%) Alterian
8 6 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
8 6 (8.33%) Sitecore
9 4 (5.56%) EqualLogic
9 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.17%) Brocade
10 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.78%) Baan
11 2 (2.78%) Remedy
11 2 (2.78%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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