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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 54 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.40% 2.34% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.69% 9.88% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 18
Median salary £31,750 £31,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.79% -11.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £36,200 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 123 162 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 24.60% 23.68% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 101 144 173
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cardiff

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

1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) VMware
3 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
4 21 (67.74%) MCSE
5 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
6 17 (54.84%) Office 365
7 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
7 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
9 13 (41.94%) SAN
9 13 (41.94%) CCNA
10 12 (38.71%) Dell
10 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
12 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (22.58%) Firewall
14 7 (22.58%) ITIL
15 6 (19.35%) CSS
15 6 (19.35%) HTML
15 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
15 6 (19.35%) Cisco
15 6 (19.35%) Veeam
16 5 (16.13%) Sitecore
16 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
16 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007

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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 3 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (9.68%) Umbraco
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) Office 365
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) SAN
2 7 (22.58%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) Wireless
5 2 (6.45%) ADSL
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (6.45%) Advertising
1 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Case Management Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) CSS
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Sass
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) LESS
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Front End Development
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) BCP
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Case Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Presales
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) MCSE
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (41.94%) CCNA
4 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (16.13%) CCA
5 5 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (16.13%) MCSA
6 3 (9.68%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) CCNP
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.45%) MCITP
8 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
3 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) Dell
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) Veeam
5 5 (16.13%) Sitecore
6 4 (12.90%) Apple
6 4 (12.90%) HP
7 3 (9.68%) Alterian
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.23%) F5
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
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