The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Wales / Caerphilly
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Caerphilly 11.76% 5.88% 13.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 25.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly.

Academic & Professional Certification
Caerphilly
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6 4 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly 35.29% 23.53% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 16
Median salary £37,500 £26,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.23% -32.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £75,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Caerphilly

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Caerphilly citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Caerphilly

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Caerphilly region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) PPTP
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Caerphilly 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) PPTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) VMware