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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 13 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.44% - 11.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
19 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 46.34% 25.00% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 23
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £24,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swansea - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CCENT
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) CCENT
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam