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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 151 98 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.55% 19.76% 16.59%
As % of the Vendors category 56.34% 52.97% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 134 90 67
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
268 185 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.58% 37.30% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 234 160 154
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 121 (43.53%) MS Excel
2 118 (42.45%) SQL Server
3 116 (41.73%) SQL
4 111 (39.93%) Windows
5 76 (27.34%) VMware
6 71 (25.54%) Active Directory
6 71 (25.54%) Finance
7 52 (18.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 50 (17.99%) .NET
9 47 (16.91%) T-SQL
10 46 (16.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (15.11%) C#
13 41 (14.75%) Cisco
14 40 (14.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 40 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 38 (13.67%) HTML
15 38 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
16 37 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (12.59%) ETL
17 35 (12.59%) CSS
18 34 (12.23%) JavaScript
19 33 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
19 33 (11.87%) MS Exchange
20 32 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
20 32 (11.51%) MS Office
21 31 (11.15%) DNS
22 30 (10.79%) Mentoring
23 29 (10.43%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (11.87%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.99%) IIS
3 22 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (5.04%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.32%) CMS
8 11 (3.96%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.44%) SAS
11 4 (1.44%) Lync
12 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.08%) Apache
12 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.08%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.36%) Confluence
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 121 (43.53%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.51%) MS Office
3 8 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.52%) MS Project
5 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.72%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.72%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.36%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.24%) SaaS
2 9 (3.24%) Office 365
3 6 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.15%) DNS
2 23 (8.27%) Firewall
2 23 (8.27%) DHCP
3 21 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.76%) Internet
5 15 (5.40%) SAN
6 11 (3.96%) VoIP
7 10 (3.60%) WAN
8 9 (3.24%) LAN
9 8 (2.88%) Intranet
10 7 (2.52%) HTTP
11 5 (1.80%) VPN
12 4 (1.44%) NAS
13 3 (1.08%) VPLS
13 3 (1.08%) Wireless
13 3 (1.08%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.08%) VLAN
14 2 (0.72%) Network Security
15 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
15 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (42.45%) SQL Server
2 52 (18.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (16.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (14.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (8.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (5.76%) OLTP
10 15 (5.40%) DTS
10 15 (5.40%) Relational Database
11 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (4.32%) OLAP
12 12 (4.32%) OLAP Cube
13 11 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (3.24%) MySQL
16 7 (2.52%) Oracle Database
17 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
17 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (10.07%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.16%) MSTest
4 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.08%) JIRA
6 1 (0.36%) Moq
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.36%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.36%) NUnit
6 1 (0.36%) MorphX
General
1 71 (25.54%) Finance
2 17 (6.12%) Advertising
3 16 (5.76%) Banking
4 15 (5.40%) Welsh Language
5 10 (3.60%) Law
6 5 (1.80%) Retail
6 5 (1.80%) Marketing
7 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.08%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 76 (27.34%) Developer
2 52 (18.71%) Analyst
3 23 (8.27%) DBA
3 23 (8.27%) Administrator
3 23 (8.27%) .NET Developer
4 18 (6.47%) Senior Developer
5 17 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (5.40%) SQL DBA
8 13 (4.68%) Server Engineer
8 13 (4.68%) Support Engineer
9 11 (3.96%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.60%) Server Support
10 10 (3.60%) Consultant
10 10 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (3.60%) SQL Developer
10 10 (3.60%) Server Support Engineer
11 9 (3.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 9 (3.24%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.99%) .NET
2 38 (13.67%) HTML
3 35 (12.59%) CSS
4 27 (9.71%) ASP.NET
5 21 (7.55%) XML
6 20 (7.19%) .NET Framework
7 18 (6.47%) jQuery
8 15 (5.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (4.68%) Web Services
10 12 (4.32%) SOAP
11 11 (3.96%) WCF
11 11 (3.96%) WPF
12 10 (3.60%) LINQ
12 10 (3.60%) LINQ to SQL
13 9 (3.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.80%) XHTML
14 5 (1.80%) WinForms
15 4 (1.44%) STL
15 4 (1.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.19%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.19%) Clustering
3 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.96%) AS400
4 11 (3.96%) GIS
5 7 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.52%) iPhone
6 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.80%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.44%) Physics
7 4 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.08%) iSeries
8 3 (1.08%) Economics
8 3 (1.08%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.72%) Social Network
9 2 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 111 (39.93%) Windows
2 33 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (10.07%) Linux
5 24 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.96%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.52%) Android
8 5 (1.80%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.44%) OS/400
9 4 (1.44%) CentOS
10 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.08%) UNIX
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.72%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (12.59%) ETL
4 30 (10.79%) Mentoring
5 28 (10.07%) Project Management
5 28 (10.07%) ITIL
6 20 (7.19%) Scrum
7 19 (6.83%) MVC
8 18 (6.47%) Migration
9 17 (6.12%) Data Migration
10 16 (5.76%) Web Development
10 16 (5.76%) TDD
10 16 (5.76%) CRM
11 15 (5.40%) Line Management
12 11 (3.96%) Time Management
13 10 (3.60%) Load Balancing
13 10 (3.60%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.60%) Service Delivery
14 9 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (2.88%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 116 (41.73%) SQL
2 47 (16.91%) T-SQL
3 42 (15.11%) C#
4 34 (12.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.76%) VB.NET
6 14 (5.04%) C++
6 14 (5.04%) Java
7 12 (4.32%) PHP
8 9 (3.24%) Python
9 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.52%) Perl
10 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.44%) Ruby
10 4 (1.44%) VBA
10 4 (1.44%) VC++
11 3 (1.08%) XAML
12 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.72%) VB
13 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (10.43%) Degree
3 23 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (7.91%) CCNA
5 14 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.68%) MCSE
7 11 (3.96%) MCITP
8 6 (2.16%) VCP5
8 6 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (2.16%) MCSA
8 6 (2.16%) MCDBA
9 5 (1.80%) ISEB
10 4 (1.44%) MCP
11 3 (1.08%) APMG
11 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.72%) MCDST
12 2 (0.72%) MCTS
12 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.08%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 71 (25.54%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.88%) XenServer
4 6 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.80%) vSphere
6 3 (1.08%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.08%) KVM
7 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.16%) WSUS
1 6 (2.16%) SCCM
2 5 (1.80%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (1.44%) Puppet
3 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.08%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 76 (27.34%) VMware
2 41 (14.75%) Cisco
3 20 (7.19%) Oracle
4 17 (6.12%) IBM
5 16 (5.76%) HP
5 16 (5.76%) Citrix
6 13 (4.68%) SAP
7 11 (3.96%) Cognos
8 9 (3.24%) Dell
9 8 (2.88%) Google
10 7 (2.52%) NetApp
11 6 (2.16%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.80%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
14 3 (1.08%) McAfee
14 3 (1.08%) LexisNexis
14 3 (1.08%) Casewise
14 3 (1.08%) Veeam
14 3 (1.08%) Apple
15 2 (0.72%) Juniper
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