The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 21 11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales - 10.68% 9.76%
As % of the Qualifications category - 39.29% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 4
Average salary - £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Qualifications Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 26.51% 27.18% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 11
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Wales region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in West Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) OLAP
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Juniper
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) OLAP
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper