The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cardiff region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 121 139 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.23% 23.76% 20.09%
As % of the Vendors category 39.93% 47.77% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 108 134 78
Average salary £34,000 £37,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.72% +16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,967 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
303 291 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.67% 49.74% 47.81%
Number of salaries quoted 253 273 191
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South Wales

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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 77 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 73 (36.87%) .NET
3 58 (29.29%) VMware
4 55 (27.78%) C#
5 54 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 51 (25.76%) Windows
7 49 (24.75%) ASP.NET
8 47 (23.74%) Cisco
9 39 (19.70%) SQL
9 39 (19.70%) Scrum
10 36 (18.18%) ITIL
11 34 (17.17%) SharePoint
12 33 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 33 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (15.66%) MVC
15 29 (14.65%) Visual Studio
16 28 (14.14%) HTML
17 27 (13.64%) Web Development
18 26 (13.13%) MS Exchange
19 25 (12.63%) Advertising
20 24 (12.12%) CSS
21 23 (11.62%) MS Office
21 23 (11.62%) JavaScript
21 23 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (11.62%) SAN
21 23 (11.62%) .NET Framework
22 22 (11.11%) Degree
22 22 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
22 22 (11.11%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 34 (17.17%) SharePoint
2 26 (13.13%) MS Exchange
3 20 (10.10%) CMS
4 15 (7.58%) IIS
5 14 (7.07%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.53%) LiveCycle
7 5 (2.53%) Confluence
7 5 (2.53%) Lync
7 5 (2.53%) FileNet
8 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.52%) SAS
9 2 (1.01%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.01%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 77 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.62%) MS Office
3 10 (5.05%) MS Project
4 6 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.62%) SAN
2 17 (8.59%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.57%) DNS
4 11 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (5.56%) Internet
5 10 (5.05%) DHCP
5 10 (5.05%) Firewall
6 5 (2.53%) WAN
7 4 (2.02%) LAN
7 4 (2.02%) Intranet
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.52%) NAS
8 3 (1.52%) VPN
9 2 (1.01%) VoIP
9 2 (1.01%) VLAN
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.51%) HSRP
10 1 (0.51%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.52%) MySQL
6 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) DataStage
7 1 (0.51%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (14.65%) Visual Studio
2 22 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.53%) JIRA
4 5 (2.53%) Hudson
4 5 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.53%) Maven
4 5 (2.53%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) NUnit
5 1 (0.51%) ClearQuest
General
1 25 (12.63%) Advertising
2 17 (8.59%) Finance
3 12 (6.06%) Marketing
4 6 (3.03%) Legal
5 5 (2.53%) Retail
6 4 (2.02%) Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.01%) Hebrew Language
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (28.28%) Developer
2 42 (21.21%) Analyst
3 24 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 16 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 10 (5.05%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.05%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.05%) Programmer
8 9 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (4.55%) Consultant
9 8 (4.04%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 7 (3.54%) Web Team Leader
10 7 (3.54%) Web Development Team Leader
10 7 (3.54%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.54%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.03%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (36.87%) .NET
2 49 (24.75%) ASP.NET
3 28 (14.14%) HTML
4 24 (12.12%) CSS
5 23 (11.62%) .NET Framework
6 18 (9.09%) jQuery
6 18 (9.09%) WCF
7 14 (7.07%) XHTML
8 13 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (6.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (5.05%) Web Services
10 9 (4.55%) Ajax
11 8 (4.04%) XML
12 7 (3.54%) XSLT
13 6 (3.03%) EDI
13 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (3.03%) HTML5
13 6 (3.03%) WPF
13 6 (3.03%) LINQ
13 6 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.04%) Clustering
1 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.03%) Blog
4 5 (2.53%) Open Source
5 4 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.52%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Social Network
7 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.51%) iSeries
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.76%) Windows
2 16 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.55%) Linux
5 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.54%) UNIX
6 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.52%) SUSE
7 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.01%) Solaris
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.70%) Scrum
2 36 (18.18%) ITIL
3 32 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (15.66%) MVC
5 27 (13.64%) Web Development
6 22 (11.11%) TDD
7 20 (10.10%) Unit Testing
8 11 (5.56%) Pair Programming
8 11 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.56%) Project Management
9 10 (5.05%) CRM
9 10 (5.05%) Time Management
10 9 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.55%) Web Design
10 9 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.04%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.04%) Workflow
11 8 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (3.54%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.78%) C#
2 39 (19.70%) SQL
3 23 (11.62%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.06%) Java
5 10 (5.05%) PHP
6 8 (4.04%) PowerHouse
6 8 (4.04%) VB
7 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.53%) Groovy
8 5 (2.53%) Scala
8 5 (2.53%) Clojure
9 3 (1.52%) VBA
9 3 (1.52%) C
10 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.01%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.51%) Python
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (11.11%) Degree
3 13 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.05%) MCSE
4 10 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.55%) CCNA
6 7 (3.54%) VCP5
7 6 (3.03%) MCP
7 6 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.02%) MCSA
9 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.52%) CCIE
9 3 (1.52%) ISEB
10 2 (1.01%) CCDP
10 2 (1.01%) MBA
10 2 (1.01%) APMG
10 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.51%) MCITP
11 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 33 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 33 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.55%) vSphere
3 9 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.52%) XenApp
5 2 (1.01%) UAG
5 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) XenServer
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) Nmap
6 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.02%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.01%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) WSUS
5 1 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (29.29%) VMware
2 47 (23.74%) Cisco
3 16 (8.08%) HP
3 16 (8.08%) Citrix
4 14 (7.07%) Sitecore
5 10 (5.05%) Dell
6 8 (4.04%) Adobe
6 8 (4.04%) Capita
6 8 (4.04%) Brocade
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle
7 6 (3.03%) IBM
7 6 (3.03%) Twitter
8 3 (1.52%) Symantec
8 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.52%) NetApp
9 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.01%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.01%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.01%) Casewise
10 1 (0.51%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff Gate
Royal College of Nursing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 42,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago