The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 53.85% 57.41% 25.24%
As % of the Vendors category 77.78% 79.49% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 24
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,900 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly region.

Vendors Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 39 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 69.23% 72.22% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 73
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Caerphilly region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Caerphilly region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 35 (94.59%) VMware
2 26 (70.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (70.27%) ISO 9001
3 25 (67.57%) HP
4 24 (64.86%) SAP Certification
4 24 (64.86%) SAP
4 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (64.86%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (45.95%) Windows
7 16 (43.24%) Firewall
8 14 (37.84%) Clustering
9 13 (35.14%) Cisco
9 13 (35.14%) ITIL
9 13 (35.14%) Product Management
10 12 (32.43%) UNIX
10 12 (32.43%) Citrix
11 11 (29.73%) Internet
12 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
13 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
13 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
14 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (21.62%) Information Security
14 8 (21.62%) Solaris
14 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
14 8 (21.62%) Veritas
14 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
14 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
14 8 (21.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (16.22%) Lync
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (10.81%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.70%) CMS
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (64.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Mimecast
3 5 (13.51%) Office 365
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) Internet
3 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
4 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.81%) MPLS
5 4 (10.81%) OSPF
5 4 (10.81%) BGP
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.81%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (10.81%) BIG-IP
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
5 4 (10.81%) IPv6
6 3 (8.11%) DNS
7 2 (5.41%) DHCP
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (10.81%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Support Specialist
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) UNIX Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.81%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Architect
4 4 (10.81%) UNIX Support
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) COM
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) WPF
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.70%) SignalR
4 1 (2.70%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.70%) DirectX
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (37.84%) Clustering
3 8 (21.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
5 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
7 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) UNIX
3 8 (21.62%) Solaris
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Product Management
3 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
4 8 (21.62%) Information Security
5 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.81%) Product Marketing
6 4 (10.81%) ISMS
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (10.81%) Resilience Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Server Building
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) XAML
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) SAP Certification
2 4 (10.81%) RHCE
2 4 (10.81%) CISA
2 4 (10.81%) CISM
2 4 (10.81%) GSEC
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
2 4 (10.81%) CISSP
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) CRISC
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
4 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (70.27%) ISO 9001
1 26 (70.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) XenApp
2 6 (16.22%) vSphere
3 4 (10.81%) Firmware
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.81%) Nessus
2 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) VMware
2 25 (67.57%) HP
3 24 (64.86%) SAP
4 13 (35.14%) Cisco
5 12 (32.43%) Citrix
6 8 (21.62%) Veritas
6 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.81%) NetApp
7 4 (10.81%) Dell
7 4 (10.81%) Qualys
7 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.81%) F5
7 4 (10.81%) LogRhythm
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) Veeam
8 2 (5.41%) Fortinet