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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 106 189 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.50% 24.74% 21.29%
As % of the Vendors category 40.77% 56.59% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 89 146 134
Median salary £31,500 £36,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
260 334 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.01% 43.72% 51.65%
Number of salaries quoted 228 255 317
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 26 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (51.22%) MS Excel
2 87 (42.44%) SQL Server
3 78 (38.05%) Windows
4 56 (27.32%) VMware
5 55 (26.83%) SQL
5 55 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 52 (25.37%) .NET
7 48 (23.41%) ITIL
8 47 (22.93%) C#
8 47 (22.93%) Firewall
9 44 (21.46%) Cisco
10 41 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 38 (18.54%) JavaScript
12 36 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (17.56%) Citrix
13 35 (17.07%) HTML
13 35 (17.07%) MVC
14 34 (16.59%) Windows Server
15 33 (16.10%) ASP.NET
16 32 (15.61%) Cisco Certification
17 30 (14.63%) CSS
18 29 (14.15%) SLA
19 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (13.17%) CCNA
20 27 (13.17%) MS Office
21 26 (12.68%) Internet
21 26 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
23 24 (11.71%) 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 41 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.34%) IIS
3 12 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.93%) CMS
7 5 (2.44%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.46%) Apache
8 3 (1.46%) Commerce Server
8 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.98%) Confluence
9 2 (0.98%) JBoss
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 105 (51.22%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.17%) MS Office
3 7 (3.41%) MS Project
3 7 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.46%) SPSS
6 2 (0.98%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.85%) Office 365
3 6 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.93%) Firewall
2 26 (12.68%) Internet
3 12 (5.85%) DNS
4 9 (4.39%) VPN
5 8 (3.90%) SAN
6 7 (3.41%) LAN
7 6 (2.93%) NAS
7 6 (2.93%) VoIP
8 5 (2.44%) DHCP
8 5 (2.44%) WAN
9 4 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.46%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.46%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.46%) VLAN
10 3 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.49%) BGP
12 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (42.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.37%) OLAP
8 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (3.90%) MySQL
11 7 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (2.44%) Big Data
13 5 (2.44%) Hadoop
13 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.95%) SQLite
15 3 (1.46%) OLTP
15 3 (1.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.95%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.98%) JIRA
5 2 (0.98%) NuGet
5 2 (0.98%) NUnit
5 2 (0.98%) Selenium
5 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.49%) JUnit
6 1 (0.49%) MSTest
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (11.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.44%) Advertising
3 5 (2.44%) Back Office
3 5 (2.44%) Legal
4 4 (1.95%) Electronics
4 4 (1.95%) Law
5 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 59 (28.78%) Developer
2 37 (18.05%) Support Engineer
3 35 (17.07%) Analyst
4 25 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.27%) Technical Engineer
6 18 (8.78%) Technical Support
7 16 (7.80%) Technical Support Engineer
8 14 (6.83%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.34%) 1st Line Engineer
9 13 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.34%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.85%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (5.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 12 (5.85%) IT Support
11 11 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 11 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (5.37%) IT Engineer
11 11 (5.37%) Junior
12 10 (4.88%) SQL Developer
13 9 (4.39%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (25.37%) .NET
2 35 (17.07%) HTML
3 33 (16.10%) ASP.NET
4 30 (14.63%) CSS
5 20 (9.76%) XML
6 17 (8.29%) jQuery
7 16 (7.80%) WCF
8 15 (7.32%) .NET Framework
9 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (4.88%) Ajax
11 10 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (4.39%) JSON
13 8 (3.90%) MDX
14 6 (2.93%) Apache Flex
14 6 (2.93%) Entity Framework
14 6 (2.93%) HTML5
14 6 (2.93%) Web Services
14 6 (2.93%) WinForms
15 4 (1.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.46%) Clustering
4 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.46%) EqualLogic
4 3 (1.46%) Replication
5 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.49%) BYOD
6 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.49%) Handset
6 1 (0.49%) Informatics
6 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.05%) Windows
2 34 (16.59%) Windows Server
3 25 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (11.71%) Linux
5 22 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.85%) AIX
7 10 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.95%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.95%) Unix
9 4 (1.95%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.98%) pSOS
11 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.49%) Android
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.41%) ITIL
2 36 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.07%) MVC
4 27 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (10.73%) Project Management
6 20 (9.76%) Scrum
7 18 (8.78%) Incident Management
7 18 (8.78%) SDLC
8 12 (5.85%) High Availability
9 11 (5.37%) Change Control
9 11 (5.37%) ETL
9 11 (5.37%) TDD
10 10 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.88%) ERP
10 10 (4.88%) Logistics
10 10 (4.88%) Service Management
11 9 (4.39%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.39%) OO
11 9 (4.39%) Web Development
12 8 (3.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.83%) SQL
2 47 (22.93%) C#
3 38 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.29%) T-SQL
5 15 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.41%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.93%) Java
7 6 (2.93%) PHP
7 6 (2.93%) Python
8 5 (2.44%) VB
9 4 (1.95%) Delphi
10 2 (0.98%) C
10 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.98%) Scala
10 2 (0.98%) VBA
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (15.61%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (13.17%) CCNA
4 20 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 17 (8.29%) Degree
6 9 (4.39%) MCSE
7 7 (3.41%) CCEE
7 7 (3.41%) CCIA
7 7 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.44%) CCNP
10 4 (1.95%) ISEB
10 4 (1.95%) MCP
11 3 (1.46%) MCITP
12 2 (0.98%) CISMP
12 2 (0.98%) MCSA
12 2 (0.98%) MCTS
13 1 (0.49%) CISSP
13 1 (0.49%) PMP
13 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.15%) SLA
2 8 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.41%) QA
4 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.39%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (3.90%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.41%) XenApp
7 6 (2.93%) vSphere
8 4 (1.95%) Docker
8 4 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.32%) HP Data Protector
1 15 (7.32%) Tivoli
1 15 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (3.90%) WSUS
3 2 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.98%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.49%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 56 (27.32%) VMware
2 44 (21.46%) Cisco
3 36 (17.56%) Citrix
4 18 (8.78%) HP
5 11 (5.37%) Oracle
6 5 (2.44%) Avaya
6 5 (2.44%) SAP
7 4 (1.95%) Adobe
7 4 (1.95%) Dell
7 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.95%) Sybase
7 4 (1.95%) Symantec
8 3 (1.46%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (1.46%) IBM
8 3 (1.46%) Sage
8 3 (1.46%) Veritas
9 2 (0.98%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.98%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.98%) New Relic
9 2 (0.98%) PagerDuty
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