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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 93 150 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.46% 22.66% 22.31%
As % of the Vendors category 38.27% 50.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77 124 121
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median 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
243 300 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.79% 45.32% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 200 228 267
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 5 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 105 (54.40%) MS Excel
2 86 (44.56%) SQL Server
3 72 (37.31%) Windows
4 61 (31.61%) SQL
5 57 (29.53%) .NET
6 49 (25.39%) Active Directory
7 47 (24.35%) C#
8 44 (22.80%) VMware
9 42 (21.76%) Windows Server
10 41 (21.24%) ITIL
11 39 (20.21%) MS Exchange
12 37 (19.17%) Cisco
13 35 (18.13%) MVC
14 33 (17.10%) Firewall
14 33 (17.10%) ASP.NET
14 33 (17.10%) HTML
14 33 (17.10%) JavaScript
15 29 (15.03%) CSS
16 28 (14.51%) MS Office
17 27 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (12.95%) Finance
20 24 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (11.92%) Degree
22 22 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
23 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
23 21 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
23 21 (10.88%) Citrix
24 19 (9.84%) Cisco 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 39 (20.21%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.81%) IIS
3 10 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.59%) CMS
6 5 (2.59%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.55%) Commerce Server
7 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.04%) Apache
8 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.04%) Confluence
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.04%) Node.js
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.52%) JBoss
9 1 (0.52%) SAS
9 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 105 (54.40%) MS Excel
2 28 (14.51%) MS Office
3 7 (3.63%) MS Project
4 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.55%) SPSS
6 2 (1.04%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.04%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.59%) Office 365
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.10%) Firewall
2 19 (9.84%) Internet
3 15 (7.77%) DNS
4 13 (6.74%) SAN
5 9 (4.66%) DHCP
5 9 (4.66%) VPN
6 7 (3.63%) VoIP
7 6 (3.11%) IP Telephony
7 6 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.59%) NAS
9 4 (2.07%) LAN
10 3 (1.55%) WAN
11 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (1.04%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.52%) HTTP
12 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (44.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (8.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (5.18%) OLAP
7 8 (4.15%) MySQL
7 8 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.63%) OLAP Cube
8 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (2.59%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.07%) MS Access
11 4 (2.07%) Power BI
11 4 (2.07%) SQLite
12 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.07%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.04%) JIRA
5 2 (1.04%) MSTest
5 2 (1.04%) NuGet
5 2 (1.04%) NUnit
5 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.52%) Selenium
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 25 (12.95%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.63%) Electronics
4 6 (3.11%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.11%) Legal
5 4 (2.07%) Back Office
5 4 (2.07%) Law
6 2 (1.04%) Advertising
6 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.52%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 62 (32.12%) Developer
2 30 (15.54%) Analyst
3 23 (11.92%) .NET Developer
3 23 (11.92%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (8.29%) Junior
5 16 (8.29%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.25%) Technical Support
7 13 (6.74%) 1st Line Engineer
7 13 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.74%) Technical Support Engineer
8 12 (6.22%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (6.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 12 (6.22%) Junior Developer
8 12 (6.22%) Systems Support
9 10 (5.18%) Administrator
9 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.18%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.53%) .NET
2 33 (17.10%) ASP.NET
2 33 (17.10%) HTML
3 29 (15.03%) CSS
4 18 (9.33%) XML
5 17 (8.81%) jQuery
6 14 (7.25%) WCF
7 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (5.70%) HTML5
9 10 (5.18%) Ajax
9 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (4.15%) .NET Framework
10 8 (4.15%) CSS3
10 8 (4.15%) JSON
11 7 (3.63%) MDX
12 6 (3.11%) Web Services
13 5 (2.59%) Apache Flex
14 4 (2.07%) AngularJS
14 4 (2.07%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.07%) Clustering
5 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.55%) Replication
6 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.04%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.52%) Fintech
7 1 (0.52%) Handset
7 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (37.31%) Windows
2 42 (21.76%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.81%) Linux
4 17 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.63%) AIX
6 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.63%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.11%) Unix
8 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.55%) pSOS
9 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.24%) ITIL
2 35 (18.13%) MVC
3 27 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (8.81%) Scrum
6 16 (8.29%) Project Management
6 16 (8.29%) Web Development
7 15 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (7.77%) ERP
8 14 (7.25%) Service Management
9 13 (6.74%) Incident Management
9 13 (6.74%) SDLC
10 11 (5.70%) Coaching
10 11 (5.70%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.18%) High Availability
12 9 (4.66%) E-business
12 9 (4.66%) ETL
12 9 (4.66%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.61%) SQL
2 47 (24.35%) C#
3 33 (17.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.25%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.70%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.63%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.11%) PHP
8 5 (2.59%) Python
8 5 (2.59%) VB
9 4 (2.07%) Delphi
9 4 (2.07%) VBA
10 3 (1.55%) Java
11 2 (1.04%) C
11 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.52%) Ruby
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (11.92%) Degree
1 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.84%) CCNA
2 19 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.59%) MCP
4 5 (2.59%) MCSE
5 3 (1.55%) ISEB
5 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.55%) MCSA
5 3 (1.55%) MCTS
6 2 (1.04%) CISMP
6 2 (1.04%) MCITP
7 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.52%) CBAP
7 1 (0.52%) CCENT
7 1 (0.52%) CHFI
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) IIBA
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.33%) SLA
2 7 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.59%) QA
4 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (25.39%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.66%) vSphere
5 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (2.07%) Docker
7 2 (1.04%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.04%) XenServer
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.18%) HP Data Protector
1 10 (5.18%) Tivoli
1 10 (5.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (4.66%) WSUS
3 2 (1.04%) Pingdom
3 2 (1.04%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.52%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 44 (22.80%) VMware
2 37 (19.17%) Cisco
3 21 (10.88%) Citrix
4 15 (7.77%) Oracle
5 14 (7.25%) HP
6 9 (4.66%) SAP
7 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.63%) Avaya
9 5 (2.59%) Adobe
10 4 (2.07%) IBM
10 4 (2.07%) Sybase
10 4 (2.07%) Symantec
10 4 (2.07%) Veritas
11 3 (1.55%) Dell
12 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.04%) NetApp
12 2 (1.04%) New Relic
12 2 (1.04%) Sage
12 2 (1.04%) Splunk
12 2 (1.04%) Unisys
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