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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 155 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.88% 17.42% 10.99%
As % of the Vendors category 52.54% 46.31% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 135 68 48
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
295 149 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 45.45% 37.63% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 252 133 153
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 126 (44.52%) SQL
2 122 (43.11%) MS Excel
3 120 (42.40%) SQL Server
4 110 (38.87%) Windows
5 85 (30.04%) Finance
6 74 (26.15%) VMware
7 68 (24.03%) Active Directory
8 58 (20.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 57 (20.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 53 (18.73%) T-SQL
11 52 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (16.61%) .NET
13 46 (16.25%) ETL
13 46 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (15.55%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 39 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (13.07%) Mentoring
19 33 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
20 32 (11.31%) Cisco
20 32 (11.31%) C#
21 29 (10.25%) HTML
21 29 (10.25%) SQL Server 2005
21 29 (10.25%) SQL Server 2012
22 28 (9.89%) Oracle
22 28 (9.89%) DNS
23 27 (9.54%) MS Office
23 27 (9.54%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 27 (9.54%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.07%) IIS
2 20 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.71%) WebSphere
4 18 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.24%) CMS
7 11 (3.89%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.47%) SAS
11 5 (1.77%) Lync
12 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.41%) Apache
13 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.35%) JBoss
15 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 122 (43.11%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.54%) MS Office
3 11 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.47%) MS Project
5 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) GIMP
6 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.71%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.35%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.47%) Office 365
3 6 (2.12%) SaaS
4 5 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.89%) DNS
2 25 (8.83%) DHCP
3 17 (6.01%) Firewall
4 14 (4.95%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.24%) SAN
5 12 (4.24%) HTTP
5 12 (4.24%) Internet
6 10 (3.53%) VoIP
7 9 (3.18%) WAN
8 8 (2.83%) LAN
9 6 (2.12%) Intranet
10 5 (1.77%) VPN
11 3 (1.06%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.06%) VPLS
11 3 (1.06%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.71%) NAS
12 2 (0.71%) Network Security
12 2 (0.71%) Wireless
13 1 (0.35%) SMTP
13 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (42.40%) SQL Server
2 58 (20.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (20.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (15.55%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (10.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (10.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (8.13%) OLTP
8 22 (7.77%) DTS
8 22 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (5.30%) Relational Database
10 13 (4.59%) MySQL
10 13 (4.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (4.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (3.89%) OLAP
12 11 (3.89%) Oracle Database
13 9 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (3.18%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (5.65%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.12%) MSTest
4 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.71%) NUnit
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.35%) MorphX
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.35%) Moq
General
1 85 (30.04%) Finance
2 25 (8.83%) Advertising
3 15 (5.30%) Banking
4 12 (4.24%) Welsh Language
5 8 (2.83%) Retail
6 7 (2.47%) Law
7 5 (1.77%) Marketing
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (24.73%) Developer
2 48 (16.96%) Analyst
3 37 (13.07%) DBA
4 33 (11.66%) Administrator
5 28 (9.89%) SQL DBA
6 21 (7.42%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (4.95%) Consultant
9 14 (4.95%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.59%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.18%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.18%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.18%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (3.18%) IT Support
13 8 (2.83%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (2.83%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 8 (2.83%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.61%) .NET
2 29 (10.25%) HTML
3 25 (8.83%) CSS
4 19 (6.71%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.30%) XML
5 15 (5.30%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (3.89%) WCF
7 11 (3.89%) jQuery
8 9 (3.18%) Web Services
8 9 (3.18%) SOAP
9 8 (2.83%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (2.83%) LINQ
10 7 (2.47%) WinForms
11 6 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.77%) WPF
12 5 (1.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (1.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.77%) AS400
2 21 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.42%) Clustering
3 15 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.18%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.47%) GIS
5 7 (2.47%) iPhone
5 7 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.77%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.41%) Physics
8 3 (1.06%) Replication
8 3 (1.06%) Economics
8 3 (1.06%) iSeries
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.71%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 110 (38.87%) Windows
2 38 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (9.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (9.19%) Linux
6 14 (4.95%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.18%) OS/400
8 7 (2.47%) Android
9 6 (2.12%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.41%) CentOS
11 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.71%) UNIX
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (16.25%) ETL
3 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (13.07%) Mentoring
4 25 (8.83%) Project Management
5 23 (8.13%) Scrum
6 21 (7.42%) ITIL
6 21 (7.42%) Migration
7 20 (7.07%) Data Migration
8 19 (6.71%) CRM
9 17 (6.01%) TDD
10 16 (5.65%) MVC
11 14 (4.95%) Web Development
12 11 (3.89%) Line Management
12 11 (3.89%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (3.53%) Data Transformation
13 10 (3.53%) Data Mapping
14 9 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (3.18%) Time Management
14 9 (3.18%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 126 (44.52%) SQL
2 53 (18.73%) T-SQL
3 32 (11.31%) C#
4 24 (8.48%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.89%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.18%) C++
7 8 (2.83%) Java
8 7 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.12%) PHP
10 5 (1.77%) Perl
10 5 (1.77%) VBA
11 4 (1.41%) Ruby
11 4 (1.41%) VC++
11 4 (1.41%) Python
12 3 (1.06%) XAML
12 3 (1.06%) VB
12 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 41 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.83%) Degree
3 21 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (7.07%) CCNA
5 17 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.59%) MCSE
7 11 (3.89%) VCP5
8 9 (3.18%) MCDBA
9 8 (2.83%) MCITP
10 6 (2.12%) MCSA
11 4 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.41%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.41%) ISEB
11 4 (1.41%) MCP
12 3 (1.06%) MCDST
12 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.06%) APMG
13 2 (0.71%) MCTS
13 2 (0.71%) CCNP
14 1 (0.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.18%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (24.03%) Active Directory
2 39 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.47%) XenServer
4 6 (2.12%) vSphere
5 3 (1.06%) XenApp
6 2 (0.71%) KVM
6 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.47%) SCCM
2 6 (2.12%) WSUS
3 4 (1.41%) Puppet
4 3 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.06%) SCOM
4 3 (1.06%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Nessus
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 74 (26.15%) VMware
2 32 (11.31%) Cisco
3 28 (9.89%) Oracle
4 25 (8.83%) IBM
5 17 (6.01%) Cognos
6 13 (4.59%) Citrix
7 12 (4.24%) HP
8 11 (3.89%) SAP
9 9 (3.18%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (2.47%) Dell
10 7 (2.47%) Google
11 6 (2.12%) NetApp
12 5 (1.77%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.41%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.41%) Apple
14 3 (1.06%) McAfee
14 3 (1.06%) Casewise
14 3 (1.06%) Veeam
14 3 (1.06%) LexisNexis
15 2 (0.71%) Verint
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, progression
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arts Council of Wales
Salary: From £29,749 to £39,093 per annum - Grade D
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TRG
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health Care, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago