Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 70 78
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.08% 1.60% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 8.02% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 27
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% -17.81%
10th Percentile £18,000 £24,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £77,500 £38,750 £38,750
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +26.98% -12.50%

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 177 162 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.96% 19.95% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 136 143 311
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,625 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £61,500 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) Line Management
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (33.33%) Case Management
4 4 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Hudson
6 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BPCS
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (8.33%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Axis
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Line Management
2 4 (33.33%) Case Management
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Epicor
4 1 (8.33%) Gemalto
4 1 (8.33%) IFS
4 1 (8.33%) Infor
4 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Sage