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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 79 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.17% 3.12% 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 9.84% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 44
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,928 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £66,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
408 427 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.46% 31.75% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 356 346 295
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -16 26 £36,500 +2.81% 2
North Wales +3 3 £27,500 -45.00%
West Wales +6 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 60 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (64.00%) Windows
3 36 (48.00%) ITIL
3 36 (48.00%) VMware
4 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
5 31 (41.33%) Cisco
6 27 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (36.00%) MCSE
7 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
7 26 (34.67%) CCNA
8 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (32.00%) MCSA
10 23 (30.67%) Firewall
11 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (25.33%) MCITP
14 17 (22.67%) SQL
15 15 (20.00%) Citrix
16 14 (18.67%) DHCP
16 14 (18.67%) C#
16 14 (18.67%) CRM
16 14 (18.67%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (17.33%) DNS
17 13 (17.33%) Finance
18 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
18 12 (16.00%) SAN
18 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
19 11 (14.67%) MS Office

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (9.33%) Lync
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.00%) IIS
7 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) Firewall
2 14 (18.67%) DHCP
3 13 (17.33%) DNS
4 12 (16.00%) SAN
4 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.33%) VoIP
6 6 (8.00%) Internet
7 5 (6.67%) VPN
8 3 (4.00%) WAN
8 3 (4.00%) LAN
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.33%) NAS
9 1 (1.33%) Skype
9 1 (1.33%) VLAN
9 1 (1.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Advertising
3 5 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Administrator
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 8 (10.67%) CRM Developer
4 6 (8.00%) DBA
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.33%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) CRM Architect
6 4 (5.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
1 10 (13.33%) XML
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
2 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.67%) jQuery
3 2 (2.67%) Flash
4 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.33%) HTML5
4 1 (1.33%) CSS3
4 1 (1.33%) COM
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) CRM
3 7 (9.33%) Project Management
4 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.33%) User Stories
5 4 (5.33%) TDD
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.00%) Coaching
7 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.67%) Change Control
7 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.67%) Service Management
7 2 (2.67%) Workflow
8 1 (1.33%) Scrum
8 1 (1.33%) Information Security
8 1 (1.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 14 (18.67%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.67%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (36.00%) MCSE
1 27 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (34.67%) CCNA
3 24 (32.00%) MCSA
4 19 (25.33%) MCITP
5 9 (12.00%) Degree
5 9 (12.00%) CCNP
6 8 (10.67%) MCP
7 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (5.33%) MCTS
10 3 (4.00%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.33%) CISSP
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
1 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.33%) COBIT
4 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.67%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (4.00%) WSUS
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
1 3 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (48.00%) VMware
3 31 (41.33%) Cisco
4 15 (20.00%) Citrix
5 9 (12.00%) HP
6 6 (8.00%) Veeam
7 5 (6.67%) WatchGuard
8 4 (5.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.00%) McAfee
9 3 (4.00%) Dell
9 3 (4.00%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.00%) Red Gate
9 3 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle
10 2 (2.67%) Avaya
10 2 (2.67%) BT
10 2 (2.67%) Symantec
10 2 (2.67%) Lotus
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