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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 58.33% 65.00% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 70.00% 76.47% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 10
Average salary £38,400 £43,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.69% -1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £27,100 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,040 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
20 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 83.33% 85.00% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 14
Average salary £38,400 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.69% -9.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (73.33%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) HP
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (43.33%) SAP Certification
4 13 (43.33%) Internet
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
4 13 (43.33%) SAP
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) ISO 9001
5 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 11 (36.67%) .NET
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (30.00%) MCP
8 9 (30.00%) MCSE
8 9 (30.00%) IIS
8 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
9 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) CMS
9 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
9 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 8 (26.67%) DNS
9 8 (26.67%) Commerce Server
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix
10 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (30.00%) IIS
2 8 (26.67%) Commerce Server
2 8 (26.67%) CMS
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (13.33%) Lync
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Internet
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) NAS
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
5 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Clustering
4 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) OS/2
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Product Management
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) Predictive Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Change Management
9 1 (3.33%) ERP
9 1 (3.33%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) SAP Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCP
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) ISO 9001
1 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.33%) XenApp
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) HP
3 13 (43.33%) SAP
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) Veritas
7 4 (13.33%) Symantec
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
8 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.33%) 3PAR