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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 144 190 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.22% 23.54% 21.46%
As % of the Vendors category 46.91% 54.29% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 124 148 131
Median salary £31,675 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.53% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
307 350 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.12% 43.37% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 271 279 319
Median salary £35,000 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 119 (48.97%) MS Excel
2 96 (39.51%) Windows
3 93 (38.27%) SQL Server
4 71 (29.22%) SQL
5 67 (27.57%) VMware
6 63 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 61 (25.10%) .NET
8 60 (24.69%) Firewall
9 54 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (21.81%) ITIL
11 52 (21.40%) C#
12 51 (20.99%) MS Exchange
12 51 (20.99%) Cisco
13 43 (17.70%) JavaScript
13 43 (17.70%) Windows Server
14 42 (17.28%) SLA
15 41 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
16 40 (16.46%) MVC
16 40 (16.46%) Citrix
17 39 (16.05%) HTML
18 38 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (14.81%) ASP.NET
20 34 (13.99%) CSS
21 32 (13.17%) MS Office
21 32 (13.17%) CCNA
21 32 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
22 31 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (12.76%) Internet
23 29 (11.93%) T-SQL
23 29 (11.93%) Analytical Skills

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 51 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (6.17%) IIS
5 8 (3.29%) CMS
5 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.47%) Apache
6 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.06%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle 10gAS
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.65%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.23%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.23%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.23%) JBoss
10 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.82%) Confluence
10 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 119 (48.97%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.17%) MS Office
3 12 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.41%) Office 365
2 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.65%) SaaS
5 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.82%) IaaS
6 2 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (24.69%) Firewall
2 31 (12.76%) Internet
3 13 (5.35%) DNS
4 12 (4.94%) LAN
5 10 (4.12%) VoIP
5 10 (4.12%) WAN
6 9 (3.70%) VPN
7 6 (2.47%) DHCP
7 6 (2.47%) NAS
7 6 (2.47%) SAN
8 5 (2.06%) Intranet
9 4 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.65%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.23%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.23%) VLAN
11 2 (0.82%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.82%) MPLS
11 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (5.35%) OLAP
8 12 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.70%) MySQL
10 8 (3.29%) Big Data
10 8 (3.29%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.88%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (2.88%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (2.06%) NoSQL
13 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.06%) PVCS
5 4 (1.65%) Selenium
5 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.65%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.23%) MorphX
6 3 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.82%) JIRA
7 2 (0.82%) JUnit
7 2 (0.82%) NuGet
7 2 (0.82%) NUnit
7 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (4.12%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.88%) Advertising
3 7 (2.88%) Back Office
4 4 (1.65%) Electronics
4 4 (1.65%) Legal
5 3 (1.23%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 68 (27.98%) Developer
2 49 (20.16%) Support Engineer
3 41 (16.87%) Analyst
4 27 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 23 (9.47%) Technical Engineer
6 20 (8.23%) Technical Support
7 18 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 16 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (6.58%) IT Engineer
8 16 (6.58%) IT Support
8 16 (6.58%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.17%) 1st Line Engineer
9 15 (6.17%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.76%) 1st Line Support
10 14 (5.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 14 (5.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (5.35%) SQL Developer
12 12 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.10%) .NET
2 39 (16.05%) HTML
3 36 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 34 (13.99%) CSS
5 23 (9.47%) jQuery
5 23 (9.47%) XML
6 19 (7.82%) .NET Framework
7 17 (7.00%) WCF
8 12 (4.94%) Ajax
8 12 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (4.94%) Web Services
9 11 (4.53%) HTML5
10 10 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.70%) MDX
12 8 (3.29%) Entity Framework
12 8 (3.29%) JSON
13 7 (2.88%) Apache Flex
13 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.88%) WinForms
14 6 (2.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.06%) Clustering
4 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.65%) Replication
6 3 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.23%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.41%) BYOD
8 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.41%) Handset
8 1 (0.41%) Informatics
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 96 (39.51%) Windows
2 43 (17.70%) Windows Server
3 38 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (11.11%) Linux
4 27 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (5.76%) AIX
7 9 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.23%) Android
10 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.82%) Unix
12 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.81%) ITIL
3 40 (16.46%) MVC
4 32 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (10.70%) Scrum
6 23 (9.47%) Project Management
7 21 (8.64%) Incident Management
7 21 (8.64%) SDLC
8 15 (6.17%) TDD
9 13 (5.35%) ETL
9 13 (5.35%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.35%) OO
10 12 (4.94%) ERP
10 12 (4.94%) Logistics
11 11 (4.53%) Change Control
11 11 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.53%) High Availability
11 11 (4.53%) Service Management
12 10 (4.12%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.22%) SQL
2 52 (21.40%) C#
3 43 (17.70%) JavaScript
4 29 (11.93%) T-SQL
5 19 (7.82%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.53%) PHP
7 9 (3.70%) Java
8 7 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.47%) Python
10 4 (1.65%) Delphi
11 3 (1.23%) C
11 3 (1.23%) Scala
11 3 (1.23%) VB
11 3 (1.23%) X++
12 2 (0.82%) VBA
13 1 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (13.17%) CCNA
3 31 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (9.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 20 (8.23%) Degree
6 11 (4.53%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (4.53%) MCSE
7 9 (3.70%) CCNP
8 7 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.47%) ISEB
9 6 (2.47%) MCP
10 3 (1.23%) MCITP
10 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.82%) CISMP
11 2 (0.82%) IIBA
11 2 (0.82%) MCSA
11 2 (0.82%) MCTS
12 1 (0.41%) CISSP
12 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (17.28%) SLA
2 8 (3.29%) QA
3 7 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.06%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (2.88%) XenApp
5 7 (2.88%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.65%) Docker
6 4 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (7.82%) HP Data Protector
1 19 (7.82%) Tivoli
1 19 (7.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (2.88%) WSUS
3 4 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (1.65%) SCCM
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.82%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.41%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 67 (27.57%) VMware
2 51 (20.99%) Cisco
3 40 (16.46%) Citrix
4 24 (9.88%) HP
5 16 (6.58%) Oracle
6 6 (2.47%) Dell
6 6 (2.47%) Symantec
7 5 (2.06%) Avaya
7 5 (2.06%) SAP
7 5 (2.06%) Serena
7 5 (2.06%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.65%) Adobe
8 4 (1.65%) Alterian
8 4 (1.65%) Sybase
9 3 (1.23%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (1.23%) EMC
9 3 (1.23%) IBM
9 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.23%) Sage
9 3 (1.23%) Veritas
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago