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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 99 158 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.42% 23.07% 21.56%
As % of the Vendors category 41.42% 52.49% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 123 129
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,500
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
239 301 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.23% 43.94% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 203 230 289
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 28 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 104 (54.45%) MS Excel
2 87 (45.55%) SQL Server
3 70 (36.65%) Windows
4 59 (30.89%) SQL
5 55 (28.80%) .NET
6 49 (25.65%) C#
7 48 (25.13%) Active Directory
8 44 (23.04%) VMware
9 39 (20.42%) Cisco
10 38 (19.90%) ITIL
11 37 (19.37%) MS Exchange
11 37 (19.37%) Windows Server
12 36 (18.85%) JavaScript
12 36 (18.85%) Firewall
13 33 (17.28%) MVC
13 33 (17.28%) HTML
14 31 (16.23%) ASP.NET
14 31 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (14.66%) CSS
16 27 (14.14%) MS Office
17 26 (13.61%) Citrix
18 25 (13.09%) Finance
19 24 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
20 23 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
21 21 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 21 (10.99%) CCNA
22 20 (10.47%) XML

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 37 (19.37%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.85%) IIS
3 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.19%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.62%) CMS
6 5 (2.62%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.57%) Commerce Server
7 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.05%) Apache
8 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.05%) Confluence
8 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.05%) Node.js
8 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 104 (54.45%) MS Excel
2 27 (14.14%) MS Office
3 7 (3.66%) MS Project
4 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.57%) SPSS
6 2 (1.05%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.66%) Office 365
3 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.57%) SaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.85%) Firewall
2 19 (9.95%) Internet
3 12 (6.28%) DNS
4 11 (5.76%) SAN
5 9 (4.71%) VPN
6 6 (3.14%) DHCP
6 6 (3.14%) LAN
6 6 (3.14%) VoIP
7 5 (2.62%) NAS
8 4 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.09%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.09%) WAN
8 4 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.57%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (1.57%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.57%) VLAN
10 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.52%) BGP
11 1 (0.52%) HTTP
11 1 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (45.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (5.24%) OLAP
8 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (4.19%) MySQL
9 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (3.14%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (2.62%) NoSQL
13 4 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (2.09%) Power BI
13 4 (2.09%) SQLite
14 3 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.57%) MS Access
14 3 (1.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.09%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.57%) NUnit
4 3 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.05%) JIRA
5 2 (1.05%) MSTest
5 2 (1.05%) NuGet
5 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.52%) Selenium
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (13.09%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.66%) Electronics
4 5 (2.62%) Legal
5 4 (2.09%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.09%) Law
6 3 (1.57%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 59 (30.89%) Developer
2 33 (17.28%) Analyst
3 26 (13.61%) Support Engineer
4 23 (12.04%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.38%) Support Analyst
6 15 (7.85%) Technical Engineer
7 14 (7.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Junior
8 13 (6.81%) Technical Support
9 12 (6.28%) 1st Line Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) Systems Support
9 12 (6.28%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (5.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Junior Developer
10 11 (5.76%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.76%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 10 (5.24%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.80%) .NET
2 33 (17.28%) HTML
3 31 (16.23%) ASP.NET
4 28 (14.66%) CSS
5 20 (10.47%) XML
6 16 (8.38%) jQuery
6 16 (8.38%) WCF
7 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (6.28%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.24%) Ajax
9 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (4.19%) JSON
11 7 (3.66%) MDX
12 6 (3.14%) HTML5
12 6 (3.14%) WinForms
13 5 (2.62%) Apache Flex
13 5 (2.62%) Web Services
14 4 (2.09%) XSLT
15 3 (1.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.57%) Clustering
4 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.57%) EqualLogic
4 3 (1.57%) Replication
5 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.52%) BYOD
6 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) Fintech
6 1 (0.52%) Informatics
6 1 (0.52%) iPhone
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.65%) Windows
2 37 (19.37%) Windows Server
3 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.42%) Linux
6 8 (4.19%) AIX
6 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.14%) Unix
8 6 (3.14%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.57%) pSOS
9 3 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.90%) ITIL
2 33 (17.28%) MVC
3 31 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (9.42%) Scrum
6 16 (8.38%) SDLC
7 15 (7.85%) ERP
7 15 (7.85%) Project Management
8 14 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.81%) Web Development
10 12 (6.28%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.76%) High Availability
11 11 (5.76%) Service Management
11 11 (5.76%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.71%) E-business
12 9 (4.71%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (4.71%) TDD
13 8 (4.19%) ETL
14 7 (3.66%) Logistics
14 7 (3.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.89%) SQL
2 49 (25.65%) C#
3 36 (18.85%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.38%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.14%) PHP
7 6 (3.14%) Python
8 5 (2.62%) VB
9 4 (2.09%) Delphi
9 4 (2.09%) Java
10 3 (1.57%) VBA
11 2 (1.05%) C
11 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.52%) Ruby
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (10.99%) CCNA
4 18 (9.42%) Degree
5 15 (7.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (3.14%) MCSE
7 4 (2.09%) MCP
8 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.57%) MCITP
9 2 (1.05%) CCEE
9 2 (1.05%) CCIA
9 2 (1.05%) CCNP
9 2 (1.05%) CISMP
9 2 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.05%) ISEB
9 2 (1.05%) MCSA
9 2 (1.05%) MCTS
10 1 (0.52%) CEH
10 1 (0.52%) CISA
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.42%) SLA
2 8 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.62%) QA
4 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.66%) vSphere
6 4 (2.09%) Docker
6 4 (2.09%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.05%) XenApp
7 2 (1.05%) XenServer
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (5.76%) Tivoli
1 11 (5.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (4.19%) WSUS
3 2 (1.05%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.52%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 44 (23.04%) VMware
2 39 (20.42%) Cisco
3 26 (13.61%) Citrix
4 14 (7.33%) HP
4 14 (7.33%) Oracle
5 9 (4.71%) SAP
6 6 (3.14%) Avaya
7 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.09%) Adobe
8 4 (2.09%) Dell
8 4 (2.09%) Sybase
9 3 (1.57%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (1.57%) Symantec
9 3 (1.57%) Veritas
10 2 (1.05%) AlienVault
10 2 (1.05%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.05%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.05%) New Relic
10 2 (1.05%) PagerDuty
10 2 (1.05%) Splunk
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