Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 52 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.29% 3.45% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.22% 12.62% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 2
West Wales median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -23.81% +68.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £43,750 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -14.29%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 37 103 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 14.12% 27.32% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 101 35
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,405 £21,200
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,946 £56,750
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -2.78%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in West Wales

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in West Wales

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Swansea +7 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Pembrokeshire - 2 £35,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Replication

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Mimecast
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
1 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOrch
1 4 (66.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Actifio
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) HP