The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 3.23% 10.10% 10.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.71% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 4
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 30.11% 25.25% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 8
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Wales

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 28 July 2014. 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 -3 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Microsoft Certification
Wales

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 July 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 Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
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%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
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%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
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