Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 63
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 59 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.21% 3.62% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.28% 14.15% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29 58 77
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +11.03% -9.33%
10th Percentile £24,200 £29,925 £17,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £50,000 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -9.33%

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 257 417 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.62% 25.57% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 241 348 583
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,388
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.18% -9.03%
10th Percentile £24,875 £24,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in South Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in South Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in South Wales

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 18 £33,000 -1.49% 2
Newport -4 11 £40,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
4 14 (48.28%) MCSE
5 13 (44.83%) ITIL
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) Advertising
7 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
7 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (37.93%) Windows 10
8 10 (34.48%) Degree
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (34.48%) CCNA
9 9 (31.03%) Office 365
9 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (27.59%) MCSA
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
12 6 (20.69%) HP
12 6 (20.69%) LAN
12 6 (20.69%) WAN
12 6 (20.69%) DHCP
12 6 (20.69%) DNS
12 6 (20.69%) Automotive
12 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
13 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DHCP
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
1 6 (20.69%) LAN
1 6 (20.69%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Biml
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (41.38%) Advertising
2 6 (20.69%) Automotive
3 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) IT Technician
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Operations Technician
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Service Desk Technician
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support
6 3 (10.34%) Business Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) iSeries
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows 10
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) MCSE
2 10 (34.48%) CCNA
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) Degree
3 8 (27.59%) MCSA
4 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (13.79%) CCA
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.90%) MCDST
7 1 (3.45%) CCNP
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCOM
1 5 (17.24%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Cognos
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Meraki
6 1 (3.45%) Sitecore