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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 157 190 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.63% 22.59% 20.68%
As % of the Vendors category 49.06% 51.49% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 136 167 129
Median salary £31,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
320 369 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.08% 43.88% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 279 318 295
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 125 (49.02%) MS Excel
2 101 (39.61%) Windows
3 89 (34.90%) SQL Server
4 75 (29.41%) VMware
5 72 (28.24%) SQL
6 69 (27.06%) Active Directory
7 68 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (25.88%) Firewall
8 66 (25.88%) .NET
9 63 (24.71%) ITIL
10 57 (22.35%) MS Exchange
10 57 (22.35%) C#
11 53 (20.78%) Cisco
12 51 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 50 (19.61%) SLA
14 46 (18.04%) JavaScript
14 46 (18.04%) MVC
15 45 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
16 42 (16.47%) HTML
16 42 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
17 41 (16.08%) Citrix
18 40 (15.69%) ASP.NET
19 38 (14.90%) CSS
19 38 (14.90%) T-SQL
20 37 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
21 35 (13.73%) CCNA
21 35 (13.73%) Finance
21 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
22 34 (13.33%) MS Office
22 34 (13.33%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 57 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.10%) IIS
4 9 (3.53%) CMS
5 7 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.35%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.96%) Apache
7 5 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.96%) Oracle 10gAS
7 5 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.78%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.78%) Confluence
9 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 125 (49.02%) MS Excel
2 34 (13.33%) MS Office
3 11 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.63%) Office 365
2 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.57%) SaaS
5 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
6 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (25.88%) Firewall
2 32 (12.55%) Internet
3 15 (5.88%) DNS
4 13 (5.10%) LAN
5 12 (4.71%) WAN
6 11 (4.31%) VPN
7 9 (3.53%) DHCP
8 8 (3.14%) NAS
8 8 (3.14%) VoIP
9 6 (2.35%) SAN
10 5 (1.96%) Intranet
11 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (1.18%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.18%) VLAN
12 3 (1.18%) WLAN
13 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (34.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (6.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (3.92%) Big Data
8 10 (3.92%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.92%) OLAP
9 6 (2.35%) MySQL
9 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.18%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.96%) PVCS
5 4 (1.57%) Selenium
5 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.57%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.18%) MorphX
6 3 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.78%) JIRA
7 2 (0.78%) JUnit
7 2 (0.78%) NuGet
7 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (13.73%) Finance
2 9 (3.53%) Advertising
2 9 (3.53%) Back Office
3 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.18%) Law
5 3 (1.18%) Legal
5 3 (1.18%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (28.24%) Developer
2 54 (21.18%) Support Engineer
3 41 (16.08%) Analyst
4 33 (12.94%) .NET Developer
5 24 (9.41%) Technical Engineer
6 21 (8.24%) IT Engineer
6 21 (8.24%) Technical Support
7 20 (7.84%) IT Support
8 19 (7.45%) Technical Support Engineer
9 16 (6.27%) 1st Line Engineer
9 16 (6.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
10 15 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 15 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.49%) Support Analyst
12 13 (5.10%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (25.88%) .NET
2 42 (16.47%) HTML
3 40 (15.69%) ASP.NET
4 38 (14.90%) CSS
5 25 (9.80%) XML
6 24 (9.41%) .NET Framework
7 23 (9.02%) jQuery
8 22 (8.63%) WCF
9 15 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (4.31%) Entity Framework
11 10 (3.92%) HTML5
11 10 (3.92%) Web Services
11 10 (3.92%) WinForms
12 9 (3.53%) Ajax
12 9 (3.53%) XSLT
13 7 (2.75%) MDX
14 6 (2.35%) CSS3
14 6 (2.35%) JSON
14 6 (2.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.96%) Clustering
5 4 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.57%) Informatics
5 4 (1.57%) NHS
5 4 (1.57%) Replication
6 3 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.18%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.18%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) iSeries
7 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.39%) BYOD
8 1 (0.39%) Fintech
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 101 (39.61%) Windows
2 51 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 42 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (13.33%) Linux
5 29 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (5.88%) AIX
8 13 (5.10%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.75%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.96%) Unix
11 3 (1.18%) Android
11 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.71%) ITIL
3 46 (18.04%) MVC
4 32 (12.55%) Scrum
5 28 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (9.80%) SDLC
7 24 (9.41%) Incident Management
8 22 (8.63%) Mentoring
8 22 (8.63%) Project Management
9 20 (7.84%) TDD
10 18 (7.06%) OO
11 17 (6.67%) Service Management
12 12 (4.71%) ETL
12 12 (4.71%) Logistics
13 11 (4.31%) Change Control
14 10 (3.92%) PRINCE2
15 9 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (3.14%) Open Source
17 7 (2.75%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.24%) SQL
2 57 (22.35%) C#
3 46 (18.04%) JavaScript
4 38 (14.90%) T-SQL
5 23 (9.02%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.92%) Java
6 10 (3.92%) PHP
7 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.57%) C
9 4 (1.57%) Python
10 3 (1.18%) Delphi
10 3 (1.18%) Scala
10 3 (1.18%) X++
11 2 (0.78%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (13.73%) CCNA
4 26 (10.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 17 (6.67%) Degree
6 14 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.92%) CCNP
8 9 (3.53%) MCP
8 9 (3.53%) MCSE
9 7 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.35%) ISEB
11 3 (1.18%) MCITP
11 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.78%) CEH
12 2 (0.78%) CISMP
12 2 (0.78%) IIBA
12 2 (0.78%) MCTS
13 1 (0.39%) CHFI
13 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.39%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (19.61%) SLA
2 8 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.75%) QA
4 5 (1.96%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (27.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.75%) XenApp
4 7 (2.75%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.57%) Docker
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (7.84%) HP Data Protector
1 20 (7.84%) Tivoli
1 20 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.57%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (1.57%) SCCM
3 4 (1.57%) WSUS
4 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.78%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) Nessus
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Nmap
6 1 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 75 (29.41%) VMware
2 53 (20.78%) Cisco
3 41 (16.08%) Citrix
4 25 (9.80%) HP
5 14 (5.49%) Oracle
6 7 (2.75%) Dell
6 7 (2.75%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.75%) Symantec
7 6 (2.35%) Alterian
7 6 (2.35%) Avaya
8 5 (1.96%) EMC
8 5 (1.96%) SAP
8 5 (1.96%) Serena
9 4 (1.57%) NETGEAR
9 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.57%) RedGate
9 4 (1.57%) Sage
9 4 (1.57%) Veeam
10 3 (1.18%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (1.18%) IBM
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