Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 68 70
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.09% 1.59% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 7.22% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 32
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% -10.57% -13.38%
10th Percentile £19,600 £24,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,125 £39,750 £38,725
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -18.92%

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 187 194 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.03% 22.10% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 146 166 312
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.41%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (58.33%) MCSA
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) Automotive
4 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (41.67%) PKI
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) SCOM
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (33.33%) SCOrch
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 10

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
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 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) ERP Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Implementation Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Axis
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
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
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Case Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) MCSA
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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
4 1 (8.33%) SAP