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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 43.10% 36.96% 34.62%
As % of the Vendors category 62.50% 47.89% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 13
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
40 71 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 68.97% 77.17% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 37 68 30
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 25 (51.02%) Windows
1 25 (51.02%) HP
2 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 21 (42.86%) Cisco
4 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
5 19 (38.78%) .NET
5 19 (38.78%) SAP
5 19 (38.78%) ISO 9001
5 19 (38.78%) SAP Certification
5 19 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
6 18 (36.73%) IIS
7 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (30.61%) MCSE
9 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 14 (28.57%) CSS
9 14 (28.57%) Firewall
10 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
11 12 (24.49%) C#
11 12 (24.49%) HTML
11 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
11 12 (24.49%) Web Services
11 12 (24.49%) XML
11 12 (24.49%) MVC
11 12 (24.49%) Scrum
11 12 (24.49%) Web Development
11 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
12 11 (22.45%) SAN
13 10 (20.41%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 18 (36.73%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) Commerce Server
2 7 (14.29%) CMS
3 5 (10.20%) Site Server
4 4 (8.16%) Apache
4 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.08%) Lync
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) SAN
3 10 (20.41%) Internet
3 10 (20.41%) NAS
4 8 (16.33%) DNS
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (12.24%) LAN
7 5 (10.20%) VPN
7 5 (10.20%) BGP
7 5 (10.20%) EIGRP
7 5 (10.20%) VRRP
7 5 (10.20%) Network Security
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (10.20%) FWSM
7 5 (10.20%) HSRP
7 5 (10.20%) IPsec
8 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.08%) VoIP
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) French Language
3 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Web Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Network Support
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) .NET
1 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
2 14 (28.57%) CSS
3 12 (24.49%) Web Services
3 12 (24.49%) XML
3 12 (24.49%) HTML
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.20%) WCF
5 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (8.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.12%) Clustering
5 2 (4.08%) SCADA
6 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000
4 4 (8.16%) Solaris
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) MVC
2 12 (24.49%) Scrum
2 12 (24.49%) Web Development
2 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
3 10 (20.41%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Service Management
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.12%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.08%) CAD
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 1 (2.04%) ITSM
7 1 (2.04%) Validation
7 1 (2.04%) Process Management
7 1 (2.04%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) C#
1 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) SAP Certification
2 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (30.61%) MCSE
4 10 (20.41%) MCP
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (18.37%) Degree
6 5 (10.20%) CCNP
6 5 (10.20%) CCNA
7 4 (8.16%) MCSD
8 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.04%) MCSM
10 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) ISO 9001
1 19 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (4.08%) GxP
4 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) HP
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 21 (42.86%) Cisco
4 19 (38.78%) SAP
5 9 (18.37%) Oracle
6 7 (14.29%) Veritas
6 7 (14.29%) Symantec
7 5 (10.20%) F5
8 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (8.16%) Sun
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix
9 2 (4.08%) Siemens
9 2 (4.08%) Allen-Bradley
9 2 (4.08%) Wonderware
10 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.04%) Mitel