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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 36.00% 40.00% 35.63%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 59.46% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 30
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -32.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £18,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
18 37 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 72.00% 67.27% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 63
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 36 (97.30%) VMware
2 33 (89.19%) ISO 9001
2 33 (89.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (83.78%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (83.78%) SAP
3 31 (83.78%) HP
3 31 (83.78%) SAP Certification
4 20 (54.05%) Firewall
5 19 (51.35%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (45.95%) ITIL
7 16 (43.24%) UNIX
8 15 (40.54%) Cisco
9 14 (37.84%) Windows
10 13 (35.14%) COM
11 12 (32.43%) Internet
12 11 (29.73%) Product Management
13 10 (27.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (27.03%) Clustering
13 10 (27.03%) Veritas
13 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
13 10 (27.03%) Solaris
14 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
14 9 (24.32%) Information Security
14 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
14 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (21.62%) Change Management
16 7 (18.92%) Citrix
16 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (16.22%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (16.22%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (83.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) Internet
3 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) IPv6
4 5 (13.51%) MPLS
4 5 (13.51%) OSPF
4 5 (13.51%) BGP
4 5 (13.51%) BIG-IP
4 5 (13.51%) NetScaler
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (13.51%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) DNS
7 2 (5.41%) SAN
7 2 (5.41%) NAS
7 2 (5.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
General
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Support Specialist
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Architect
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX Support
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (27.03%) Clustering
3 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) UNIX
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Solaris
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) AIX
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) ITIL
3 11 (29.73%) Product Management
4 9 (24.32%) Information Security
4 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
5 8 (21.62%) Change Management
6 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.81%) Server Building
7 4 (10.81%) Resilience Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.81%) Product Marketing
7 4 (10.81%) ISMS
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (83.78%) SAP Certification
2 6 (16.22%) RHCE
3 4 (10.81%) CISA
3 4 (10.81%) CISM
3 4 (10.81%) GSEC
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CISSP
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) CRISC
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (89.19%) ISO 9001
1 33 (89.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Firmware
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
2 5 (13.51%) Nessus
3 4 (10.81%) Puppet
3 4 (10.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) VMware
2 31 (83.78%) SAP
2 31 (83.78%) HP
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco
4 10 (27.03%) Veritas
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) Qualys
7 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.51%) F5
7 5 (13.51%) LogRhythm
8 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
8 4 (10.81%) NetApp
8 4 (10.81%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) Veeam
9 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.70%) TOWER Software
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