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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 137 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.05% 19.49% 22.83%
As % of the Vendors category 40.96% 47.24% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 99 134 122
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
271 290 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.63% 41.25% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 248 259 221
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 120 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 103 (39.02%) Windows
2 103 (39.02%) SQL Server
3 99 (37.50%) SQL
4 92 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (31.82%) .NET
6 83 (31.44%) C#
7 69 (26.14%) T-SQL
8 67 (25.38%) MVC
9 66 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 59 (22.35%) Active Directory
11 56 (21.21%) JavaScript
12 54 (20.45%) Windows Server
13 53 (20.08%) VMware
14 51 (19.32%) HTML
14 51 (19.32%) CSS
15 50 (18.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 49 (18.56%) Scrum
17 43 (16.29%) MS Exchange
17 43 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
18 41 (15.53%) ITIL
18 41 (15.53%) Firewall
19 37 (14.02%) Finance
20 35 (13.26%) .NET Framework
21 34 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 34 (12.88%) WCF
21 34 (12.88%) XML
21 34 (12.88%) TDD
22 33 (12.50%) SLA

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 43 (16.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.06%) IIS
4 9 (3.41%) CMS
4 9 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.65%) Apache
6 7 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (2.65%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.27%) JBoss
8 5 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.89%) Oracle 10gAS
8 5 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.14%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.14%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 120 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.61%) MS Office
3 8 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.52%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.38%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.38%) InDesign
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.20%) Office 365
2 13 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.89%) IaaS
4 5 (1.89%) PaaS
4 5 (1.89%) SaaS
5 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.53%) Firewall
2 22 (8.33%) LAN
2 22 (8.33%) WAN
3 17 (6.44%) DNS
4 15 (5.68%) Internet
5 14 (5.30%) DHCP
6 11 (4.17%) VoIP
7 7 (2.65%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.65%) VPN
7 7 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.89%) Intranet
8 5 (1.89%) MPLS
8 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.52%) NAS
10 3 (1.14%) SAN
10 3 (1.14%) WLAN
11 2 (0.76%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.38%) HTTP
12 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.79%) Big Data
8 9 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.03%) OLAP
10 7 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.52%) MySQL
12 4 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.14%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 41 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.89%) PVCS
4 5 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.52%) Selenium
6 3 (1.14%) MorphX
7 2 (0.76%) JUnit
7 2 (0.76%) NUnit
7 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.38%) Ant
8 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 37 (14.02%) Finance
2 21 (7.95%) Advertising
3 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.89%) Back Office
6 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.52%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Games
7 2 (0.76%) Law
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 99 (37.50%) Developer
2 47 (17.80%) .NET Developer
3 37 (14.02%) Support Engineer
4 35 (13.26%) Analyst
5 20 (7.58%) IT Support
5 20 (7.58%) Junior
6 19 (7.20%) SQL Developer
7 17 (6.44%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.06%) IT Engineer
8 16 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (31.82%) .NET
2 66 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 51 (19.32%) CSS
3 51 (19.32%) HTML
4 43 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (13.26%) .NET Framework
6 34 (12.88%) WCF
6 34 (12.88%) XML
7 25 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 21 (7.95%) WinForms
9 20 (7.58%) jQuery
10 19 (7.20%) XSLT
11 17 (6.44%) Web Services
12 11 (4.17%) Entity Framework
13 8 (3.03%) CSS3
13 8 (3.03%) HTML5
14 7 (2.65%) Ajax
14 7 (2.65%) Sass
15 6 (2.27%) RESTful
15 6 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.98%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.58%) Informatics
2 20 (7.58%) NHS
3 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.41%) Reference Data
5 7 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.52%) Clustering
7 4 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.14%) AS400
8 3 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.14%) iSeries
8 3 (1.14%) Replication
8 3 (1.14%) User Experience
9 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) Handset
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 103 (39.02%) Windows
2 54 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 32 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (11.36%) Linux
5 22 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (4.92%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.03%) AIX
9 7 (2.65%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.89%) Unix
11 3 (1.14%) Android
11 3 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.38%) MVC
3 49 (18.56%) Scrum
4 41 (15.53%) ITIL
5 34 (12.88%) TDD
6 31 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (10.61%) OO
8 25 (9.47%) SDLC
9 22 (8.33%) Coaching
9 22 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 16 (6.06%) Project Management
11 15 (5.68%) Incident Management
12 13 (4.92%) Unit Testing
13 12 (4.55%) Service Management
14 11 (4.17%) CRM
14 11 (4.17%) OOP
15 9 (3.41%) ETL
15 9 (3.41%) Information Security
15 9 (3.41%) Requirements Analysis
16 8 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 99 (37.50%) SQL
2 83 (31.44%) C#
3 69 (26.14%) T-SQL
4 56 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 23 (8.71%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.17%) Java
7 8 (3.03%) PHP
7 8 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.52%) C
9 4 (1.52%) X++
10 3 (1.14%) Scala
11 2 (0.76%) VBA
11 2 (0.76%) XPath
12 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (8.33%) Degree
4 17 (6.44%) CCNA
5 15 (5.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (3.41%) MCSE
8 8 (3.03%) MCP
9 7 (2.65%) CCNP
10 5 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.14%) MCTS
11 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.76%) IIBA
12 2 (0.76%) ISEB
12 2 (0.76%) RHCE
13 1 (0.38%) CCENT
13 1 (0.38%) CEH
13 1 (0.38%) HND
13 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.50%) SLA
2 7 (2.65%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (22.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.79%) XenApp
4 10 (3.79%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.41%) vSphere
6 7 (2.65%) XenServer
7 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 11 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.52%) SCCM
2 4 (1.52%) WSUS
3 3 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Nessus
5 1 (0.38%) Nmap
Vendors
1 53 (20.08%) VMware
2 33 (12.50%) Cisco
3 24 (9.09%) Citrix
4 18 (6.82%) Oracle
5 17 (6.44%) Avaya
6 15 (5.68%) HP
7 13 (4.92%) RedGate
8 11 (4.17%) SAP
9 9 (3.41%) Apple
9 9 (3.41%) Sitecore
10 8 (3.03%) IBM
10 8 (3.03%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.65%) Aastra
11 7 (2.65%) Dell
12 5 (1.89%) EMC
12 5 (1.89%) Serena
13 4 (1.52%) Alterian
13 4 (1.52%) Intel
13 4 (1.52%) Symantec
13 4 (1.52%) Xamarin
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