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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 97 159 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.66% 23.45% 17.37%
As % of the Vendors category 39.11% 50.16% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 86 139 68
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,600 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
248 317 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.93% 46.76% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 216 263 145
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (53.88%) MS Excel
2 97 (39.59%) SQL
3 94 (38.37%) SQL Server
4 92 (37.55%) Windows
5 80 (32.65%) .NET
6 72 (29.39%) MVC
7 71 (28.98%) HTML
7 71 (28.98%) CSS
8 69 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (27.76%) JavaScript
10 67 (27.35%) C#
11 55 (22.45%) ASP.NET
12 53 (21.63%) jQuery
13 51 (20.82%) CSS3
14 48 (19.59%) Windows Server
15 46 (18.78%) Scrum
16 44 (17.96%) Finance
17 42 (17.14%) Active Directory
17 42 (17.14%) HTML5
18 39 (15.92%) VMware
19 38 (15.51%) Visual Studio
19 38 (15.51%) ITIL
20 36 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
20 36 (14.69%) Degree
21 35 (14.29%) MS Exchange
22 32 (13.06%) MS Office
23 30 (12.24%) Web Development
23 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
24 29 (11.84%) Cisco
25 26 (10.61%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.80%) IIS
3 18 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.31%) Apache
7 10 (4.08%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.04%) CMS
9 4 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.22%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.41%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.41%) JBoss
12 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 132 (53.88%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.06%) MS Office
3 16 (6.53%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.04%) Fireworks
5 5 (2.04%) MS Project
6 3 (1.22%) SPSS
7 2 (0.82%) Stata
8 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.41%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.98%) DHCP
2 17 (6.94%) DNS
2 17 (6.94%) Firewall
3 14 (5.71%) SAN
4 9 (3.67%) Internet
4 9 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.86%) VPN
6 6 (2.45%) 802.11
6 6 (2.45%) BGP
6 6 (2.45%) Broadband
6 6 (2.45%) Ethernet
6 6 (2.45%) GPON
6 6 (2.45%) IP Telephony
6 6 (2.45%) OSPF
6 6 (2.45%) SNMP
6 6 (2.45%) VoIP
6 6 (2.45%) VRRP
7 5 (2.04%) WAN
8 4 (1.63%) LAN
9 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.67%) OLAP
8 8 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.45%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.04%) MySQL
11 4 (1.63%) MS Access
12 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.82%) OLTP
13 2 (0.82%) Power BI
13 2 (0.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (15.51%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.49%) Subversion
5 2 (0.82%) MSTest
5 2 (0.82%) NUnit
5 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (17.96%) Finance
2 9 (3.67%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.27%) Back Office
3 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.45%) Electronics
4 6 (2.45%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.45%) Law
5 4 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 97 (39.59%) Developer
2 43 (17.55%) Analyst
3 41 (16.73%) .NET Developer
4 25 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 18 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 18 (7.35%) Web Developer
6 17 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 16 (6.53%) Administrator
7 16 (6.53%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.31%) Architect
11 12 (4.90%) Junior
11 12 (4.90%) Team Leader
12 10 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 10 (4.08%) Junior Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Lead Developer
12 10 (4.08%) PHP Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Systems Support
12 10 (4.08%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (32.65%) .NET
2 71 (28.98%) CSS
2 71 (28.98%) HTML
3 55 (22.45%) ASP.NET
4 53 (21.63%) jQuery
5 51 (20.82%) CSS3
6 42 (17.14%) HTML5
7 36 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (9.80%) XML
9 18 (7.35%) Ajax
10 17 (6.94%) WCF
11 16 (6.53%) JSON
11 16 (6.53%) Web Services
12 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (5.31%) SOAP
13 12 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (4.49%) RESTful
15 7 (2.86%) AngularJS
16 6 (2.45%) 802.1X
17 3 (1.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.45%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.45%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.04%) Clustering
6 5 (2.04%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.63%) iPhone
8 3 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.22%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.82%) Replication
9 2 (0.82%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.41%) PMI
10 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 92 (37.55%) Windows
2 48 (19.59%) Windows Server
3 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.76%) Linux
7 14 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.49%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.27%) Unix
10 5 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.22%) AIX
12 3 (1.22%) pSOS
12 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.82%) Android
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.41%) Solaris
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.39%) MVC
2 69 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.78%) Scrum
4 38 (15.51%) ITIL
5 30 (12.24%) Web Development
6 26 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (8.98%) Mentoring
8 16 (6.53%) Coaching
8 16 (6.53%) Project Management
9 15 (6.12%) People Management
9 15 (6.12%) SDLC
10 14 (5.71%) OO
10 14 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 12 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (4.90%) OOP
11 12 (4.90%) Service Management
12 11 (4.49%) ERP
12 11 (4.49%) Migration
12 11 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (4.49%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 97 (39.59%) SQL
2 68 (27.76%) JavaScript
3 67 (27.35%) C#
4 19 (7.76%) PHP
5 9 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.04%) VB
7 4 (1.63%) VBA
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) Java
8 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) Python
8 1 (0.41%) Scala
8 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (14.69%) Degree
2 19 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.71%) CCNA
5 12 (4.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (3.67%) MCP
7 7 (2.86%) ISEB
8 5 (2.04%) CCIE
9 4 (1.63%) MCSE
10 3 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.22%) MCITP
10 3 (1.22%) MCTS
11 2 (0.82%) MCSA
12 1 (0.41%) CCENT
12 1 (0.41%) HND
12 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.41%) PMP
12 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.94%) vSphere
4 6 (2.45%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.45%) XenServer
5 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.04%) XenApp
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.67%) WSUS
2 7 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 7 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.22%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 39 (15.92%) VMware
2 29 (11.84%) Cisco
3 14 (5.71%) Citrix
3 14 (5.71%) Oracle
4 13 (5.31%) IBM
5 11 (4.49%) Adobe
6 10 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.27%) Avaya
7 8 (3.27%) HP
7 8 (3.27%) SAP
8 6 (2.45%) Dell
9 5 (2.04%) Unisys
10 3 (1.22%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.22%) Nexenta
10 3 (1.22%) Novell
10 3 (1.22%) Symantec
10 3 (1.22%) Veritas
11 2 (0.82%) EMC
11 2 (0.82%) Kaspersky
11 2 (0.82%) NetApp
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