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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 143 174 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.87% 20.35% 19.17%
As % of the Vendors category 49.48% 46.77% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 130 166 110
Median salary £31,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,700
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
289 372 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.19% 43.51% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 254 337 244
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 121 (47.27%) MS Excel
2 103 (40.23%) Windows
3 89 (34.77%) SQL Server
4 80 (31.25%) SQL
5 77 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (27.34%) .NET
7 67 (26.17%) VMware
8 65 (25.39%) C#
9 63 (24.61%) Active Directory
10 57 (22.27%) ITIL
10 57 (22.27%) Firewall
11 56 (21.88%) MS Exchange
12 54 (21.09%) MVC
13 52 (20.31%) Windows Server
14 51 (19.92%) JavaScript
15 49 (19.14%) T-SQL
16 48 (18.75%) ASP.NET
17 47 (18.36%) Cisco
18 46 (17.97%) SLA
19 45 (17.58%) HTML
20 43 (16.80%) CSS
21 41 (16.02%) Cisco Certification
22 40 (15.63%) Citrix
23 39 (15.23%) Team Foundation Server
23 39 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
24 38 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 37 (14.45%) Finance
25 37 (14.45%) Scrum
26 34 (13.28%) Linux
27 32 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

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 56 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 20 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.47%) IIS
4 9 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.13%) CMS
5 8 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.34%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.95%) Apache
8 5 (1.95%) Oracle 10gAS
8 5 (1.95%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.17%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.78%) JBoss
10 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 121 (47.27%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.33%) MS Office
3 8 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.56%) MS Project
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.39%) InDesign
6 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.39%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.59%) Office 365
2 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.56%) SaaS
4 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.27%) Firewall
2 26 (10.16%) Internet
3 16 (6.25%) LAN
3 16 (6.25%) WAN
4 14 (5.47%) DNS
5 10 (3.91%) DHCP
5 10 (3.91%) VoIP
5 10 (3.91%) VPN
6 6 (2.34%) NAS
7 5 (1.95%) Intranet
8 4 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.17%) SAN
9 3 (1.17%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.17%) VLAN
9 3 (1.17%) WLAN
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (34.77%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (4.30%) Big Data
6 11 (4.30%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.30%) OLAP
6 11 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.34%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (1.95%) MySQL
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.17%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 39 (15.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (9.77%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.95%) PVCS
4 4 (1.56%) Selenium
4 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.17%) MorphX
6 2 (0.78%) JUnit
6 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.39%) Subversion
7 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (14.45%) Finance
2 14 (5.47%) Advertising
3 8 (3.13%) Back Office
4 7 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.17%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (31.25%) Developer
2 53 (20.70%) Support Engineer
3 40 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 40 (15.63%) Analyst
4 22 (8.59%) IT Support
4 22 (8.59%) Technical Engineer
5 21 (8.20%) IT Engineer
5 21 (8.20%) Technical Support
6 18 (7.03%) Technical Support Engineer
7 17 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.64%) Junior
8 15 (5.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (5.86%) IT Support Engineer
8 15 (5.86%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (5.47%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.08%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.08%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (27.34%) .NET
2 48 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 45 (17.58%) HTML
4 43 (16.80%) CSS
5 29 (11.33%) XML
6 28 (10.94%) .NET Framework
6 28 (10.94%) WCF
7 26 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (8.98%) jQuery
9 21 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (5.86%) WinForms
11 13 (5.08%) Entity Framework
11 13 (5.08%) Web Services
12 12 (4.69%) XSLT
13 8 (3.13%) Ajax
14 7 (2.73%) HTML5
14 7 (2.73%) MDX
14 7 (2.73%) Sass
15 6 (2.34%) LESS
15 6 (2.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.91%) Informatics
3 10 (3.91%) NHS
4 6 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.95%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.56%) Clustering
6 4 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.17%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.17%) iSeries
7 3 (1.17%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) AS400
8 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.39%) BYOD
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (40.23%) Windows
2 52 (20.31%) Windows Server
3 39 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (13.28%) Linux
5 26 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.47%) AIX
8 13 (5.08%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.73%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.95%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.95%) Unix
11 3 (1.17%) Android
11 3 (1.17%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) CentOS
13 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.27%) ITIL
3 54 (21.09%) MVC
4 37 (14.45%) Scrum
5 31 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (11.33%) SDLC
7 24 (9.38%) TDD
8 23 (8.98%) Mentoring
9 22 (8.59%) Incident Management
9 22 (8.59%) OO
9 22 (8.59%) Project Management
10 16 (6.25%) Service Management
11 11 (4.30%) Coaching
11 11 (4.30%) ETL
12 10 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.52%) Change Control
13 9 (3.52%) Logistics
13 9 (3.52%) Open Source
14 8 (3.13%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (31.25%) SQL
2 65 (25.39%) C#
3 51 (19.92%) JavaScript
4 49 (19.14%) T-SQL
5 23 (8.98%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.30%) Java
7 9 (3.52%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.13%) PHP
9 5 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.17%) C
10 3 (1.17%) Scala
10 3 (1.17%) X++
11 2 (0.78%) Python
11 2 (0.78%) VB
11 2 (0.78%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 41 (16.02%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (12.11%) CCNA
4 22 (8.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 15 (5.86%) Degree
6 14 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.91%) CCNP
8 7 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.73%) MCP
9 6 (2.34%) MCSE
10 4 (1.56%) ISEB
11 3 (1.17%) MCTS
11 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.78%) CEH
12 2 (0.78%) IIBA
12 2 (0.78%) MCITP
13 1 (0.39%) CCENT
13 1 (0.39%) CHFI
13 1 (0.39%) CISSP
13 1 (0.39%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (17.97%) SLA
2 7 (2.73%) QA
3 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (24.61%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.30%) XenApp
3 11 (4.30%) XenDesktop
4 10 (3.91%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.56%) vSphere
5 4 (1.56%) XenServer
6 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) Docker
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (6.64%) HP Data Protector
1 17 (6.64%) Tivoli
1 17 (6.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.95%) WSUS
3 4 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (1.56%) SCCM
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) Nessus
6 1 (0.39%) Nmap
6 1 (0.39%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 67 (26.17%) VMware
2 47 (18.36%) Cisco
3 40 (15.63%) Citrix
4 20 (7.81%) HP
5 14 (5.47%) Oracle
6 10 (3.91%) Avaya
7 9 (3.52%) Dell
8 8 (3.13%) Sitecore
9 7 (2.73%) RedGate
9 7 (2.73%) SAP
10 6 (2.34%) Alterian
10 6 (2.34%) EMC
11 5 (1.95%) Apple
11 5 (1.95%) IBM
11 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.95%) Serena
11 5 (1.95%) Symantec
12 4 (1.56%) Aastra
12 4 (1.56%) NETGEAR
12 4 (1.56%) Sage
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