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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 29.41% 16.67% 55.17%
As % of the Vendors category 41.67% 25.00% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 30
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
12 8 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 70.59% 66.67% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 38
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

The demand trend of job ads across the Caerphilly region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Caerphilly region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) SAS
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) NetIQ
4 4 (50.00%) AppManager
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly 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 (62.50%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Monitoring Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Report Writer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) AppManager
1 4 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle