Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 73 97
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.16% 2.61% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 11.99% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 38
South Wales median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.40% -4.29%
10th Percentile £18,000 £24,900 £25,200
90th Percentile £75,250 £45,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +10.29%

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 286 292 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.37% 21.81% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 208 260 476
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +1.02% +3.17%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -9 12 £36,000 +35.85% 2
Newport -10 4 £42,250 +5.63% 1
Caerphilly 0 2 £45,000 +24.14%
Microsoft Certification
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) MCP
4 6 (33.33%) MCSE
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Line Management
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Case Management
6 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (22.22%) MCSA
6 4 (22.22%) MCITP
6 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 4 (22.22%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) vSphere
6 4 (22.22%) High Availability
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (16.67%) Office 365
7 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) SAS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BPCS
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.56%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
3 2 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) IT Technician
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Axis
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Line Management
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Case Management
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
5 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCP
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) MCITP
2 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (5.56%) Epicor
5 1 (5.56%) Gemalto
5 1 (5.56%) IFS
5 1 (5.56%) Infor
5 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Sage