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

Microsoft Certification
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 81 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 51 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.53% 2.69% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.36% 10.32% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 65
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,250 £17,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.94% -8.84%

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 308 494 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.29% 26.07% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 279 438 618
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,500 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Newport +3 21 £40,000 - 3
Cardiff -1 11 £27,000 -16.92% 3
Caerphilly +1 2 £36,250 +10.69% 1
Microsoft Certification
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) MCSE
2 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (51.43%) VMware
4 17 (48.57%) SAN
4 17 (48.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
6 15 (42.86%) XenApp
6 15 (42.86%) Office 365
6 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (42.86%) Citrix
6 15 (42.86%) CCA
6 15 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (31.43%) CCNA
8 11 (31.43%) Advertising
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
10 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL
12 4 (11.43%) .NET
12 4 (11.43%) Finance
13 3 (8.57%) SCCM
13 3 (8.57%) iSeries
13 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery

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 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Power BI
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MorphX
2 1 (2.86%) Grunt
2 1 (2.86%) gulp
2 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 11 (31.43%) Advertising
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Consultant
2 16 (45.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) IT Technician
4 6 (17.14%) Operations Technician
4 6 (17.14%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) CSS3
2 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.86%) LESS
2 1 (2.86%) React
2 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) iSeries
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
4 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.86%) CRM
4 1 (2.86%) Facilities Management
4 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
4 1 (2.86%) High Availability
4 1 (2.86%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.86%) MVC
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) X++
2 1 (2.86%) ES6
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) MCSE
2 17 (48.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (42.86%) CCA
3 15 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (31.43%) CCNA
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
3 15 (42.86%) XenApp
4 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Meraki
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp