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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 131 115 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.03% 19.93% 21.41%
As % of the Vendors category 42.39% 45.10% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 123 93 68
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,600 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
309 255 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.25% 44.19% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 291 213 163
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,819 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 116 (41.88%) MS Excel
2 112 (40.43%) SQL Server
3 105 (37.91%) Windows
4 86 (31.05%) .NET
4 86 (31.05%) SQL
5 80 (28.88%) C#
6 76 (27.44%) VMware
7 60 (21.66%) ASP.NET
8 55 (19.86%) Active Directory
9 54 (19.49%) HTML
10 51 (18.41%) JavaScript
10 51 (18.41%) CSS
11 45 (16.25%) Visual Studio
11 45 (16.25%) jQuery
12 44 (15.88%) Finance
13 42 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 41 (14.80%) Cisco
14 41 (14.80%) ITIL
14 41 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (13.00%) .NET Framework
16 35 (12.64%) MS Exchange
16 35 (12.64%) MVC
17 33 (11.91%) IIS
18 32 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (11.19%) XML
19 31 (11.19%) Java
19 31 (11.19%) Degree
20 30 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
20 30 (10.83%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (12.64%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.91%) IIS
3 25 (9.03%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.42%) CMS
6 12 (4.33%) Confluence
6 12 (4.33%) FileNet
7 11 (3.97%) LiveCycle
7 11 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.44%) Commerce Server
10 4 (1.44%) Lync
11 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.72%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.72%) SAS
12 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 116 (41.88%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.39%) MS Office
3 6 (2.17%) MS Project
4 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.25%) SaaS
2 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.17%) Office 365
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.39%) TCP/IP
2 25 (9.03%) SAN
3 22 (7.94%) Firewall
4 20 (7.22%) DNS
5 19 (6.86%) Internet
6 11 (3.97%) DHCP
7 9 (3.25%) WAN
8 8 (2.89%) LAN
8 8 (2.89%) NAS
9 5 (1.81%) VoIP
9 5 (1.81%) VLAN
10 4 (1.44%) Wireless
10 4 (1.44%) Intranet
11 3 (1.08%) VPN
12 2 (0.72%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.36%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.42%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.33%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.97%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (3.61%) OLAP
11 9 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.72%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.72%) DataStage
14 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (16.25%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.05%) Subversion
2 14 (5.05%) JIRA
3 11 (3.97%) Hudson
3 11 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.97%) Maven
4 5 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.44%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.44%) NUnit
6 3 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.36%) Moq
7 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.36%) MSTest
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.36%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.36%) PowerBuilder
General
1 44 (15.88%) Finance
2 20 (7.22%) Advertising
3 9 (3.25%) Marketing
4 8 (2.89%) Welsh Language
4 8 (2.89%) Banking
5 7 (2.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.08%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 93 (33.57%) Developer
2 76 (27.44%) Analyst
3 24 (8.66%) .NET Developer
4 16 (5.78%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.78%) Senior Developer
5 15 (5.42%) Java Developer
6 14 (5.05%) Server Support
6 14 (5.05%) Software Developer
7 13 (4.69%) Consultant
7 13 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 13 (4.69%) Team Leader
8 12 (4.33%) Server Engineer
8 12 (4.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (4.33%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.33%) Test Analyst
9 11 (3.97%) Development Team Leader
9 11 (3.97%) Web Team Leader
9 11 (3.97%) Web Development Team Leader
10 10 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 10 (3.61%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (31.05%) .NET
2 60 (21.66%) ASP.NET
3 54 (19.49%) HTML
4 51 (18.41%) CSS
5 45 (16.25%) jQuery
6 36 (13.00%) .NET Framework
7 31 (11.19%) XML
8 25 (9.03%) Web Services
9 24 (8.66%) SOAP
10 23 (8.30%) XHTML
10 23 (8.30%) WPF
11 22 (7.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (5.42%) LINQ
13 15 (5.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (4.33%) WCF
14 12 (4.33%) XSLT
15 11 (3.97%) Spring
15 11 (3.97%) JSF
15 11 (3.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.50%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.33%) Open Source
4 11 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.25%) Clustering
5 9 (3.25%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.53%) GIS
7 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.08%) iSeries
9 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.08%) AS400
10 2 (0.72%) iPhone
10 2 (0.72%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.36%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.36%) Replication
11 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 105 (37.91%) Windows
2 36 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (7.22%) Linux
5 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.61%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.89%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.17%) Android
10 5 (1.81%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.44%) CentOS
12 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.08%) AIX
13 2 (0.72%) NetWare
13 2 (0.72%) UNIX
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.80%) ITIL
2 35 (12.64%) MVC
3 32 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (10.83%) Scrum
5 26 (9.39%) Web Development
6 25 (9.03%) TDD
6 25 (9.03%) OO
7 24 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (6.86%) Software Engineering
9 18 (6.50%) Configuration Management
10 17 (6.14%) Project Management
11 16 (5.78%) SOA
12 15 (5.42%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.69%) Load Balancing
13 13 (4.69%) RUP
14 12 (4.33%) DSDM
14 12 (4.33%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (4.33%) Release Management
14 12 (4.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.05%) SQL
2 80 (28.88%) C#
3 51 (18.41%) JavaScript
4 31 (11.19%) Java
5 27 (9.75%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.86%) PHP
7 17 (6.14%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.33%) Python
9 11 (3.97%) Groovy
9 11 (3.97%) Scala
9 11 (3.97%) Clojure
10 10 (3.61%) VB
11 9 (3.25%) Perl
11 9 (3.25%) C++
12 5 (1.81%) XAML
13 3 (1.08%) Ruby
13 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.72%) VBA
14 2 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (11.19%) Degree
3 17 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.78%) MCSE
5 13 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (3.97%) CCNA
7 6 (2.17%) ISEB
7 6 (2.17%) MCP
7 6 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.81%) MCITP
8 5 (1.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.44%) CCIE
10 2 (0.72%) MCSA
10 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.72%) CEH
10 2 (0.72%) CISA
10 2 (0.72%) VCP5
10 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.36%) APMG
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.97%) QA
2 7 (2.53%) SLA
3 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 41 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.89%) vSphere
5 4 (1.44%) XenServer
5 4 (1.44%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.72%) XenApp
6 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.72%) KVM
7 1 (0.36%) UAG
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.36%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (2.53%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.81%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (1.44%) SCCM
4 3 (1.08%) Puppet
4 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.36%) Nessus
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (27.44%) VMware
2 41 (14.80%) Cisco
3 25 (9.03%) HP
4 24 (8.66%) IBM
5 21 (7.58%) Citrix
6 13 (4.69%) Oracle
7 12 (4.33%) Dell
8 11 (3.97%) SAP
8 11 (3.97%) Adobe
8 11 (3.97%) Sitecore
8 11 (3.97%) Twitter
9 7 (2.53%) NetApp
10 5 (1.81%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.44%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.08%) Veeam
12 3 (1.08%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.08%) Google
12 3 (1.08%) Novell
12 3 (1.08%) EMC
13 2 (0.72%) Blue Coat
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Health Care
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CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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