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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 11 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 87 106 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.24% 16.21% 24.64%
As % of the Vendors category 38.67% 43.62% 55.91%
Number of salaries quoted 81 103 137
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £44,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
225 243 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 39.40% 37.16% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 216 219 237
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,500 £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 17 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 102 (48.80%) MS Excel
2 95 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 85 (40.67%) SQL
4 83 (39.71%) C#
5 80 (38.28%) Windows
5 80 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (36.36%) .NET
7 67 (32.06%) ASP.NET
8 62 (29.67%) T-SQL
9 60 (28.71%) MVC
10 53 (25.36%) HTML
10 53 (25.36%) JavaScript
11 52 (24.88%) CSS
12 48 (22.97%) Scrum
13 45 (21.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (21.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (21.05%) Windows Server
15 42 (20.10%) Active Directory
16 35 (16.75%) WCF
17 34 (16.27%) .NET Framework
18 33 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
19 32 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
19 32 (15.31%) XML
19 32 (15.31%) Finance
19 32 (15.31%) TDD
20 29 (13.88%) Management Information System
20 29 (13.88%) MS Exchange
21 28 (13.40%) OO
21 28 (13.40%) VMware
22 25 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 29 (13.88%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.70%) IIS
3 11 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.78%) CMS
5 9 (4.31%) Umbraco
6 8 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (3.83%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.35%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.91%) JBoss
9 3 (1.44%) Apache
9 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.44%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.44%) SAP Portal
9 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 102 (48.80%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.48%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.48%) InDesign
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.96%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.48%) assyst
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (6.70%) Office 365
2 7 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.91%) IaaS
3 4 (1.91%) PaaS
3 4 (1.91%) SaaS
4 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.09%) Firewall
2 15 (7.18%) LAN
2 15 (7.18%) WAN
3 14 (6.70%) DNS
4 11 (5.26%) DHCP
5 6 (2.87%) Ethernet
5 6 (2.87%) Internet
6 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.39%) VoIP
6 5 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.91%) NAS
8 3 (1.44%) MPLS
8 3 (1.44%) SAN
8 3 (1.44%) VPN
9 2 (0.96%) HTTP
9 2 (0.96%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.96%) WLAN
10 1 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 45 (21.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.74%) Big Data
6 11 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.78%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.44%) MySQL
10 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.96%) OLAP
10 2 (0.96%) OLTP
10 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 33 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (11.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.39%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.91%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.96%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) Ant
7 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.48%) NUnit
7 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 32 (15.31%) Finance
2 19 (9.09%) Advertising
3 13 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.91%) Retail
6 2 (0.96%) Back Office
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.96%) Games
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (41.63%) Developer
2 44 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 25 (11.96%) Analyst
4 21 (10.05%) Junior
4 21 (10.05%) Support Engineer
5 19 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.13%) Software Developer
6 17 (8.13%) SQL Developer
7 16 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (7.66%) IT Support
8 14 (6.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (4.78%) IT Engineer
10 9 (4.31%) Administrator
10 9 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.31%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.83%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (36.36%) .NET
2 67 (32.06%) ASP.NET
3 53 (25.36%) HTML
4 52 (24.88%) CSS
5 45 (21.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (16.75%) WCF
7 34 (16.27%) .NET Framework
8 32 (15.31%) XML
9 25 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 23 (11.00%) WinForms
11 20 (9.57%) XSLT
12 13 (6.22%) jQuery
13 12 (5.74%) Web Services
14 8 (3.83%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.83%) Entity Framework
15 7 (3.35%) Sass
16 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (2.87%) CSS3
16 6 (2.87%) HTML5
17 5 (2.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.88%) Management Information System
2 22 (10.53%) Informatics
2 22 (10.53%) NHS
3 9 (4.31%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.39%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.44%) AS400
6 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.44%) iSeries
6 3 (1.44%) User Experience
7 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.96%) Clustering
7 2 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) Handset
8 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 80 (38.28%) Windows
2 44 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.09%) Linux
4 12 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.35%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.39%) Unix
9 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.96%) AIX
10 2 (0.96%) Android
10 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.71%) MVC
3 48 (22.97%) Scrum
4 32 (15.31%) TDD
5 28 (13.40%) OO
6 24 (11.48%) Coaching
7 20 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (9.57%) SDLC
8 19 (9.09%) ITIL
9 16 (7.66%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.70%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.26%) Information Security
12 10 (4.78%) Project Management
13 9 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.31%) OOP
13 9 (4.31%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (3.83%) CRM
14 8 (3.83%) Open Source
15 7 (3.35%) Service Management
15 7 (3.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 85 (40.67%) SQL
2 83 (39.71%) C#
3 62 (29.67%) T-SQL
4 53 (25.36%) JavaScript
5 23 (11.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.78%) Java
7 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.44%) C
8 3 (1.44%) PHP
9 2 (0.96%) C++
9 2 (0.96%) Scala
9 2 (0.96%) XPath
10 1 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.48%) VB
10 1 (0.48%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.61%) Degree
3 10 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.83%) CCNA
4 8 (3.83%) MCP
5 5 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (2.39%) MCSE
5 5 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.96%) CCNP
7 2 (0.96%) HND
7 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.96%) RHCE
8 1 (0.48%) CCENT
8 1 (0.48%) CEH
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (20.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.83%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.83%) vSphere
3 8 (3.83%) XenDesktop
3 8 (3.83%) XenServer
4 7 (3.35%) XenApp
5 3 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.48%) Docker
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (1.91%) Tivoli
1 4 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (0.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.48%) Nessus
3 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.48%) Nmap
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (13.40%) VMware
2 19 (9.09%) Cisco
3 16 (7.66%) Oracle
4 15 (7.18%) Avaya
5 13 (6.22%) Citrix
6 12 (5.74%) RedGate
7 11 (5.26%) SAP
8 9 (4.31%) Apple
8 9 (4.31%) Sitecore
9 8 (3.83%) IBM
10 7 (3.35%) Aastra
10 7 (3.35%) HP
11 6 (2.87%) Dell
11 6 (2.87%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.39%) Alterian
12 5 (2.39%) Xamarin
13 3 (1.44%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.44%) EMC
14 2 (0.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 2 (0.96%) Intel
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