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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 40 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.98% 1.99% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.61% 6.78% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 36
Median salary £30,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,214
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
377 413 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.09% 29.40% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 320 367 335
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 32 £30,000 -18.36% 1
Mid Wales - 7 £38,750 -
West Wales -20 1 £52,500 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 53 (63.10%) Windows
3 45 (53.57%) VMware
4 39 (46.43%) MCSE
5 38 (45.24%) ITIL
6 36 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 34 (40.48%) Windows Server
8 30 (35.71%) Firewall
9 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
11 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
12 22 (26.19%) MCSA
13 21 (25.00%) Cisco
14 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
15 19 (22.62%) MS Exchange
15 19 (22.62%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (21.43%) MCITP
17 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (19.05%) Office 365
18 16 (19.05%) MCP
19 15 (17.86%) SAN
19 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 13 (15.48%) ITIL Certification
21 13 (15.48%) Dell
21 13 (15.48%) CCNA
21 13 (15.48%) DNS
21 13 (15.48%) SLA
21 13 (15.48%) Mentoring

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 19 (22.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) CMS
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (7.14%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.57%) IIS
5 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.38%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) SAS
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.71%) Firewall
2 15 (17.86%) SAN
3 13 (15.48%) DNS
4 11 (13.10%) NAS
5 9 (10.71%) VPN
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.14%) DHCP
7 5 (5.95%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.95%) LAN
7 5 (5.95%) WAN
8 4 (4.76%) Internet
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.57%) Network Security
9 3 (3.57%) VLAN
9 3 (3.57%) WLAN
10 2 (2.38%) FTP
10 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.38%) VoIP
10 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.38%) Power BI
4 2 (2.38%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MorphX
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.71%) Project Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Developer
4 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 6 (7.14%) Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Data Centre Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) IT Technician
6 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Technician
8 3 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) CSS
1 6 (7.14%) HTML
1 6 (7.14%) jQuery
1 6 (7.14%) LESS
1 6 (7.14%) Sass
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.38%) EDI
3 2 (2.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.90%) EqualLogic
3 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (7.14%) User Experience
6 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.57%) Clustering
8 2 (2.38%) Replication
9 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.19%) Handset
9 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.10%) Windows
2 34 (40.48%) Windows Server
3 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.14%) Unix
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.76%) Linux
10 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.19%) SUSE
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) ITIL
2 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) Mentoring
4 12 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 12 (14.29%) Service Management
5 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.52%) Scrum
7 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 6 (7.14%) ITSM
9 5 (5.95%) Coaching
9 5 (5.95%) Email Filtering
9 5 (5.95%) High Availability
9 5 (5.95%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.95%) People Management
9 5 (5.95%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) MCSE
2 22 (26.19%) MCSA
3 19 (22.62%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (21.43%) MCITP
5 16 (19.05%) MCP
6 14 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (15.48%) CCNA
7 13 (15.48%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (11.90%) CCNP
9 7 (8.33%) MCTS
10 6 (7.14%) CCA
10 6 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (7.14%) Degree
11 5 (5.95%) DBS Check
12 4 (4.76%) A+ Certification
12 4 (4.76%) CCENT
12 4 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (3.57%) JNCIP
13 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (2.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.14%) XenApp
5 5 (5.95%) vSphere
6 4 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.19%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.38%) WSUS
3 2 (2.38%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.19%) OpenView
4 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 45 (53.57%) VMware
3 21 (25.00%) Cisco
4 13 (15.48%) Dell
5 11 (13.10%) Citrix
5 11 (13.10%) HP
6 9 (10.71%) Veritas
7 8 (9.52%) Dell Compellent
7 8 (9.52%) Veeam
8 7 (8.33%) Oracle
9 6 (7.14%) 3PAR
9 6 (7.14%) Alterian
9 6 (7.14%) Sitecore
10 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.76%) Symantec
12 3 (3.57%) Brocade
12 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.57%) SonicWALL
13 2 (2.38%) Baan
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