The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 195 147 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.44% 21.78% 22.64%
As % of the Vendors category 57.02% 40.38% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 152 134 102
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -7.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,900 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
342 364 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.86% 53.93% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 266 321 215
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cardiff region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cardiff

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

1 171 (50.74%) MS Excel
2 140 (41.54%) SQL Server
3 139 (41.25%) SQL
4 136 (40.36%) Windows
5 108 (32.05%) Finance
6 86 (25.52%) VMware
7 82 (24.33%) .NET
8 74 (21.96%) C#
9 71 (21.07%) Active Directory
10 63 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 62 (18.40%) T-SQL
12 61 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (16.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 57 (16.91%) ASP.NET
14 55 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
15 54 (16.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 51 (15.13%) Degree
17 50 (14.84%) MS Office
18 48 (14.24%) DHCP
18 48 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
19 46 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
20 44 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
21 43 (12.76%) DNS
22 41 (12.17%) Cisco
22 41 (12.17%) JavaScript
23 39 (11.57%) HTML
23 39 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
24 38 (11.28%) MS Exchange
25 37 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
25 37 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 38 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.01%) IIS
3 26 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (4.45%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.86%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.97%) IBM HTTP Server
9 9 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.67%) SAS
10 8 (2.37%) Lync
11 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.59%) CMS
12 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.30%) Apache
13 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 171 (50.74%) MS Excel
2 50 (14.84%) MS Office
3 25 (7.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (4.15%) MS Project
5 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.24%) DHCP
2 43 (12.76%) DNS
3 34 (10.09%) Internet
4 18 (5.34%) Firewall
5 15 (4.45%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.86%) SAN
7 12 (3.56%) VRRP
7 12 (3.56%) OSPF
7 12 (3.56%) BGP
8 11 (3.26%) Ethernet
8 11 (3.26%) Broadband
8 11 (3.26%) SNMP
9 10 (2.97%) HTTP
10 9 (2.67%) LAN
10 9 (2.67%) 802.11
10 9 (2.67%) GPON
11 7 (2.08%) WAN
12 3 (0.89%) VoIP
12 3 (0.89%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 57 (16.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (16.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (8.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (7.42%) OLTP
9 24 (7.12%) DTS
10 20 (5.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 20 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.97%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.37%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (2.08%) OLAP
14 6 (1.78%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.48%) OLAP Cube
16 4 (1.19%) MS Access
17 3 (0.89%) MySQL
17 3 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 27 (8.01%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.26%) NUnit
4 9 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.89%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.59%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.30%) MSTest
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 108 (32.05%) Finance
2 31 (9.20%) Back Office
3 18 (5.34%) Advertising
4 13 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.26%) Banking
6 10 (2.97%) Retail
7 6 (1.78%) Law
8 4 (1.19%) Automotive
9 3 (0.89%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (27.00%) Developer
2 57 (16.91%) .NET Developer
3 49 (14.54%) Analyst
4 48 (14.24%) Administrator
5 42 (12.46%) DBA
6 40 (11.87%) SQL DBA
7 18 (5.34%) Architect
8 17 (5.04%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (4.75%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.75%) Support Engineer
10 15 (4.45%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 12 (3.56%) Server Engineer
12 12 (3.56%) Network Engineer
12 12 (3.56%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.26%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (24.33%) .NET
2 57 (16.91%) ASP.NET
3 39 (11.57%) HTML
4 26 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (7.12%) CSS
6 23 (6.82%) XML
7 20 (5.93%) WCF
8 19 (5.64%) AngularJS
9 18 (5.34%) jQuery
10 14 (4.15%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.97%) WinForms
12 9 (2.67%) NHibernate
12 9 (2.67%) MonoRail
12 9 (2.67%) Castle Windsor
13 7 (2.08%) Entity Framework
14 5 (1.48%) WPF
15 4 (1.19%) LINQ
15 4 (1.19%) Web Services
16 3 (0.89%) HTML5
16 3 (0.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.34%) AS400
2 15 (4.45%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.56%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.67%) Tandem
5 6 (1.78%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.48%) Statistics
6 5 (1.48%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.48%) Clustering
7 4 (1.19%) PMI
7 4 (1.19%) iSeries
8 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.89%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.59%) Replication
9 2 (0.59%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 136 (40.36%) Windows
2 63 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (10.68%) Linux
6 10 (2.97%) OS/400
7 9 (2.67%) AIX
8 5 (1.48%) UNIX
8 5 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.89%) Solaris
10 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.59%) Android
11 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (10.68%) ETL
4 34 (10.09%) ITIL
5 33 (9.79%) CRM
6 32 (9.50%) MVC
7 28 (8.31%) Scrum
7 28 (8.31%) Project Management
8 27 (8.01%) Kimball Methodology
9 25 (7.42%) Mentoring
10 24 (7.12%) SDLC
11 22 (6.53%) Migration
12 18 (5.34%) PRINCE2
13 15 (4.45%) Business Transformation
14 13 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (3.86%) TDD
15 12 (3.56%) TOGAF
16 10 (2.97%) PRINCE
16 10 (2.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 139 (41.25%) SQL
2 74 (21.96%) C#
3 62 (18.40%) T-SQL
4 41 (12.17%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.34%) VB.NET
6 12 (3.56%) PHP
7 10 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.48%) VB
9 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.89%) XAML
11 2 (0.59%) VBA
11 2 (0.59%) Python
11 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.59%) Perl
12 1 (0.30%) COBOL
12 1 (0.30%) Java
12 1 (0.30%) C
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (15.13%) Degree
2 33 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (9.20%) CCNA
4 30 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.86%) MCSE
6 12 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.26%) VCP5
7 11 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (2.97%) APMP
8 10 (2.97%) MCSA
9 8 (2.37%) CCNP
10 7 (2.08%) MCITP
11 5 (1.48%) MCDBA
12 4 (1.19%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.59%) MCTS
14 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.30%) Security+ Certification
14 1 (0.30%) CEH
14 1 (0.30%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.15%) SLA
2 3 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (21.07%) Active Directory
2 39 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.97%) XenApp
4 8 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.48%) vSphere
6 5 (1.48%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.19%) XenServer
8 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.08%) SCCM
2 6 (1.78%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (1.78%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.19%) WSUS
4 3 (0.89%) SCOM
5 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.30%) Nessus
6 1 (0.30%) Nmap
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 86 (25.52%) VMware
2 41 (12.17%) Cisco
3 35 (10.39%) Citrix
4 27 (8.01%) IBM
5 23 (6.82%) Cognos
6 19 (5.64%) Oracle
7 14 (4.15%) HP
8 11 (3.26%) Unisys
8 11 (3.26%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.37%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.48%) NetApp
10 5 (1.48%) Avaya
10 5 (1.48%) Apple
10 5 (1.48%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.19%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.19%) McAfee
11 4 (1.19%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.19%) Dell
12 3 (0.89%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £260000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: Competitive+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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New Law Solicitors
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Excellent benefits package
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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