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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 24.00% 57.69% 59.52%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 68.18% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 23
Average salary £20,000 £38,400 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.91% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £36,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 72.00% 84.62% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 32
Average salary £32,500 £38,400 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.36% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £38,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (96.43%) VMware
2 23 (82.14%) HP
3 20 (71.43%) ISO 9001
3 20 (71.43%) SAP
3 20 (71.43%) SAP Certification
3 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (71.43%) ISO22301
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) Unix
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) Firewall
8 8 (28.57%) COM
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco
8 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.00%) High Availability
9 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (25.00%) Clustering
9 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.00%) Solaris
9 7 (25.00%) Change Management
9 7 (25.00%) Veritas
9 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (21.43%) SLA
10 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 6 (21.43%) Product Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) BGP
5 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) IPv6
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (7.14%) OSPF
5 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Development DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Development Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Development DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) COM
2 2 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.14%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Solaris
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 7 (25.00%) High Availability
4 6 (21.43%) Product Management
5 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Resilience Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Server Building
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.14%) Market Research
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) SAP Certification
2 4 (14.29%) RHCE
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) ISO 9001
1 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (71.43%) ISO22301
2 6 (21.43%) SLA
3 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Firmware
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Server
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) VMware
2 23 (82.14%) HP
3 20 (71.43%) SAP
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (25.00%) Veritas
6 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) F5
7 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
7 2 (7.14%) Qualys
7 2 (7.14%) Sage
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.14%) TOWER Software
8 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com