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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 61.70% 63.16% 17.33%
As % of the Vendors category 70.73% 68.57% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 11
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £39,800 £57,000
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
41 35 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 87.23% 92.11% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 50
Average salary £45,000 £34,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.38% -31.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (95.45%) VMware
2 32 (72.73%) HP
3 30 (68.18%) ISO 9001
3 30 (68.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (63.64%) SAP
4 28 (63.64%) SAP Certification
5 24 (54.55%) Windows
6 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (45.45%) ITIL
7 20 (45.45%) Cisco
7 20 (45.45%) Firewall
8 18 (40.91%) Internet
9 16 (36.36%) Load Balancing
10 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
10 15 (34.09%) Citrix
11 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
11 14 (31.82%) Clustering
12 13 (29.55%) Product Management
13 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
13 12 (27.27%) UNIX
13 12 (27.27%) Veritas
14 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
14 10 (22.73%) .NET
14 10 (22.73%) MCSE
14 10 (22.73%) DNS
14 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.18%) CMS
1 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 8 (18.18%) IIS
1 8 (18.18%) Commerce Server
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (13.64%) Lync
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.09%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Mimecast
3 5 (11.36%) Office 365
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) Firewall
2 18 (40.91%) Internet
3 10 (22.73%) DNS
3 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.45%) NetScaler
5 4 (9.09%) MPLS
5 4 (9.09%) OSPF
5 4 (9.09%) BGP
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 4 (9.09%) IPv6
5 4 (9.09%) NAS
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security
5 4 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 4 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX Support
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.64%) COM
4 2 (4.55%) JSON
4 2 (4.55%) WPF
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) SignalR
5 1 (2.27%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.27%) DirectX
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.82%) Clustering
3 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 8 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) UNIX
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Solaris
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) AIX
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) ITIL
3 16 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 13 (29.55%) Product Management
5 8 (18.18%) Information Security
6 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) Product Marketing
7 4 (9.09%) ISMS
7 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
8 2 (4.55%) MVVM
8 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) XAML
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) SAP Certification
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.73%) MCSE
3 8 (18.18%) MCP
4 4 (9.09%) CISSP
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) RHCE
4 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) GSEC
4 4 (9.09%) CISA
4 4 (9.09%) CISM
4 4 (9.09%) CRISC
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (68.18%) ISO 9001
1 30 (68.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.64%) XenApp
4 6 (13.64%) vSphere
5 4 (9.09%) Firmware
5 4 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Nessus
2 4 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) VMware
2 32 (72.73%) HP
3 28 (63.64%) SAP
4 20 (45.45%) Cisco
5 15 (34.09%) Citrix
6 12 (27.27%) Veritas
7 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 4 (9.09%) Dell
8 4 (9.09%) NetApp
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle
8 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
8 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.09%) Qualys
8 4 (9.09%) LogRhythm
8 4 (9.09%) F5
9 2 (4.55%) Veeam
9 2 (4.55%) Fortinet