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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 9 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 102 95 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.03% 12.94% 22.84%
As % of the Vendors category 44.16% 37.25% 49.84%
Number of salaries quoted 88 82 136
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%

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
231 255 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.10% 34.74% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 216 220 252
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 105 (50.97%) SQL Server
2 95 (46.12%) MS Excel
3 88 (42.72%) .NET
3 88 (42.72%) C#
4 80 (38.83%) SQL
4 80 (38.83%) Windows
4 80 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (33.50%) ASP.NET
6 66 (32.04%) MVC
7 63 (30.58%) JavaScript
8 62 (30.10%) HTML
9 55 (26.70%) CSS
10 50 (24.27%) T-SQL
11 48 (23.30%) Scrum
12 46 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (18.93%) Windows Server
14 37 (17.96%) Active Directory
15 35 (16.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 33 (16.02%) Finance
16 33 (16.02%) WCF
16 33 (16.02%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (15.53%) TDD
18 30 (14.56%) Visual Studio
18 30 (14.56%) .NET Framework
19 29 (14.08%) VMware
20 27 (13.11%) Degree
21 26 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
22 24 (11.65%) MS Office
23 23 (11.17%) XML
24 22 (10.68%) OO

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 21 (10.19%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.25%) IIS
3 15 (7.28%) CMS
4 12 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.83%) Umbraco
5 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.88%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.40%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.94%) JBoss
9 3 (1.46%) Apache
9 3 (1.46%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.46%) SAP Portal
9 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 95 (46.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) MS Project
5 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.49%) InDesign
6 1 (0.49%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Sage 200
1 9 (4.37%) Sage 50
2 8 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.97%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.25%) Office 365
3 15 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.94%) IaaS
4 4 (1.94%) PaaS
4 4 (1.94%) SaaS
5 2 (0.97%) GitHub
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.77%) Firewall
1 16 (7.77%) LAN
2 15 (7.28%) DNS
3 14 (6.80%) WAN
4 9 (4.37%) DHCP
5 7 (3.40%) SAN
5 7 (3.40%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.91%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.43%) VoIP
8 4 (1.94%) HTTP
8 4 (1.94%) MPLS
8 4 (1.94%) Wireless
9 3 (1.46%) Internet
9 3 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.97%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.97%) NAS
10 2 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.97%) VPN
11 1 (0.49%) Skype
11 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (50.97%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.83%) Big Data
6 11 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.43%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.97%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.97%) MySQL
12 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.97%) OLAP
12 2 (0.97%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 33 (16.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (14.56%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.91%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.97%) Grunt
6 2 (0.97%) Selenium
6 2 (0.97%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) Ant
7 1 (0.49%) gulp
7 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.49%) NUnit
7 1 (0.49%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 33 (16.02%) Finance
2 21 (10.19%) Advertising
3 13 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.46%) Legal
5 3 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Electronics
6 2 (0.97%) Games
6 2 (0.97%) Law
6 2 (0.97%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (45.63%) Developer
2 51 (24.76%) .NET Developer
3 20 (9.71%) Junior
4 16 (7.77%) C# Developer
4 16 (7.77%) Software Developer
5 15 (7.28%) Analyst
5 15 (7.28%) Support Engineer
6 14 (6.80%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (6.80%) SQL Developer
7 13 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.83%) IT Support
9 10 (4.85%) Consultant
10 9 (4.37%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (4.37%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.40%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (42.72%) .NET
2 69 (33.50%) ASP.NET
3 62 (30.10%) HTML
4 55 (26.70%) CSS
5 46 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (16.02%) WCF
7 30 (14.56%) .NET Framework
8 23 (11.17%) XML
9 20 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (8.74%) WinForms
11 16 (7.77%) XSLT
12 15 (7.28%) Web Services
13 14 (6.80%) AngularJS
13 14 (6.80%) jQuery
14 13 (6.31%) CSS3
14 13 (6.31%) HTML5
15 9 (4.37%) Sass
16 8 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (3.88%) Entity Framework
16 8 (3.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.22%) NHS
3 7 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.91%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.94%) User Experience
7 3 (1.46%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.97%) AS400
8 2 (0.97%) Clustering
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) Blog
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.49%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) Fintech
9 1 (0.49%) Handset
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 80 (38.83%) Windows
2 39 (18.93%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.28%) Linux
4 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.40%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.91%) Unix
7 6 (2.91%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.43%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.97%) Android
11 1 (0.49%) AIX
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.04%) MVC
3 48 (23.30%) Scrum
4 32 (15.53%) TDD
5 22 (10.68%) OO
6 20 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (9.22%) Coaching
7 19 (9.22%) Informatics
8 18 (8.74%) SDLC
9 17 (8.25%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.31%) CRM
11 11 (5.34%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.34%) Information Security
11 11 (5.34%) ITIL
11 11 (5.34%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.85%) Web Development
13 8 (3.88%) Open Source
14 7 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (42.72%) C#
2 80 (38.83%) SQL
3 63 (30.58%) JavaScript
4 50 (24.27%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.80%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.37%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.88%) Java
8 3 (1.46%) PHP
8 3 (1.46%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.97%) C
9 2 (0.97%) C++
9 2 (0.97%) VB
9 2 (0.97%) XPath
10 1 (0.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) R
10 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (13.11%) Degree
2 21 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.34%) MCSE
4 8 (3.88%) CCNA
4 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.94%) MCP
7 3 (1.46%) MCSA
8 2 (0.97%) HND
8 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.97%) RHCE
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.49%) MCITP
9 1 (0.49%) MCTS
9 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 37 (17.96%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.71%) Hyper-V
3 19 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.37%) XenServer
5 8 (3.88%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.40%) XenApp
7 6 (2.91%) vSphere
8 3 (1.46%) Docker
8 3 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.97%) vCloud
9 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.49%) Firmware
10 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (14.08%) VMware
2 18 (8.74%) Oracle
3 14 (6.80%) Sitecore
4 13 (6.31%) Avaya
5 12 (5.83%) Apple
6 11 (5.34%) Cisco
6 11 (5.34%) Citrix
7 10 (4.85%) Dell
7 10 (4.85%) Sage
8 9 (4.37%) RedGate
9 8 (3.88%) SAP
10 7 (3.40%) Aastra
10 7 (3.40%) IBM
11 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.94%) Alterian
12 4 (1.94%) HP
12 4 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.94%) Veeam
13 3 (1.46%) EMC
13 3 (1.46%) F5
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