Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 78 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 -35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.84% 2.39% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.62% 9.30% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 24
Cardiff median annual salary £27,000 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.67% +10.77%
10th Percentile £24,150 £25,550 £19,825
90th Percentile £37,750 £38,750 £45,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% +9.09%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 174 355 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 21.30% 25.74% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 151 325 363
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +10.45%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,250 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Cardiff

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) MCSE
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) Law
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 2 (13.33%) gulp
7 2 (13.33%) Case Management
7 2 (13.33%) React
7 2 (13.33%) Grunt
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Sass

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visualfiles
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Google Drive
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) PSTN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Grunt
1 2 (13.33%) gulp
2 1 (6.67%) MorphX
2 1 (6.67%) webpack
General
1 3 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Case Management Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (13.33%) LESS
2 2 (13.33%) React
2 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Case Management
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) DNA
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) ES6
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) MCITP
5 2 (13.33%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCNP
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper