Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 58 72
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.62% 2.90% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.62% 11.90% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 29
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,700 £29,000 £25,650
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -13.33%

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 156 252 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.85% 24.35% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 135 207 293
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,000 £22,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +9.93% -8.46%

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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) MCSA
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Automotive
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (40.00%) Patch Management
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (33.33%) SCOrch
6 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (33.33%) PKI
6 5 (33.33%) SCOM
6 5 (33.33%) Advertising
6 5 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE

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 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Automotive
2 5 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Technician
2 4 (26.67%) Operations Technician
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCSA
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
1 5 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore