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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 158 74 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.87% 19.53% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 49.07% 41.57% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 141 69 61
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £46,000
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
322 178 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.60% 46.97% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 261 153 175
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 131 (44.41%) SQL
1 131 (44.41%) MS Excel
2 127 (43.05%) SQL Server
3 111 (37.63%) Windows
4 90 (30.51%) Finance
5 73 (24.75%) VMware
6 66 (22.37%) Active Directory
7 59 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (19.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 55 (18.64%) T-SQL
9 55 (18.64%) .NET
10 49 (16.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (16.27%) Data Warehouse
11 48 (16.27%) ETL
12 43 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 37 (12.54%) C#
16 36 (12.20%) Mentoring
17 34 (11.53%) SQL Server 2005
18 32 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
19 30 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
20 29 (9.83%) MS Office
20 29 (9.83%) MS Exchange
20 29 (9.83%) Cisco
21 28 (9.49%) Scrum
21 28 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (9.15%) OLTP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 29 (9.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.12%) IIS
2 21 (7.12%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (4.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 12 (4.07%) CMS
7 11 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.73%) SAS
8 9 (3.05%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.37%) Lync
10 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.02%) Apache
12 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 131 (44.41%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.83%) MS Office
3 15 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.39%) MS Project
5 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.68%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 13 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.05%) Office 365
3 3 (1.02%) IaaS
3 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.81%) DNS
2 23 (7.80%) DHCP
3 16 (5.42%) HTTP
4 15 (5.08%) Firewall
5 11 (3.73%) SAN
5 11 (3.73%) Internet
6 9 (3.05%) LAN
6 9 (3.05%) WAN
7 8 (2.71%) VoIP
7 8 (2.71%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.03%) Intranet
9 5 (1.69%) VPN
10 3 (1.02%) VPLS
10 3 (1.02%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.68%) Network Security
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.34%) FTP
12 1 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (43.05%) SQL Server
2 59 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (19.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (16.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (16.27%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (11.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (9.15%) OLTP
9 26 (8.81%) DTS
10 21 (7.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (5.08%) Relational Database
12 13 (4.41%) MySQL
13 12 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (3.73%) OLAP
15 10 (3.39%) Oracle Database
16 8 (2.71%) OLAP Cube
17 7 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
18 5 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
19 3 (1.02%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (2.03%) NUnit
4 5 (1.69%) MSTest
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.68%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) MorphX
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 90 (30.51%) Finance
2 20 (6.78%) Advertising
3 16 (5.42%) Banking
4 9 (3.05%) Retail
4 9 (3.05%) Welsh Language
5 7 (2.37%) Law
6 4 (1.36%) Marketing
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (25.08%) Developer
2 54 (18.31%) Analyst
3 42 (14.24%) DBA
4 38 (12.88%) Administrator
5 33 (11.19%) SQL DBA
6 31 (10.51%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (4.41%) SQL Developer
8 13 (4.41%) Consultant
8 13 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (4.07%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.73%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.05%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (3.05%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (2.71%) Service Analyst
12 8 (2.71%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (2.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (2.71%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.64%) .NET
2 27 (9.15%) CSS
2 27 (9.15%) HTML
3 24 (8.14%) ASP.NET
4 16 (5.42%) WCF
5 14 (4.75%) .NET Framework
5 14 (4.75%) XML
6 11 (3.73%) jQuery
7 10 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (2.71%) WinForms
8 8 (2.71%) Web Services
9 7 (2.37%) SOAP
9 7 (2.37%) LINQ
10 6 (2.03%) MonoRail
10 6 (2.03%) NHibernate
10 6 (2.03%) LINQ to SQL
10 6 (2.03%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (1.69%) WPF
11 5 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.14%) AS400
2 20 (6.78%) Clustering
2 20 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.71%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.03%) Tandem
5 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.69%) iPhone
6 5 (1.69%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.36%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.36%) Physics
7 4 (1.36%) GIS
7 4 (1.36%) iSeries
7 4 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.02%) Replication
8 3 (1.02%) Economics
9 2 (0.68%) Statistics
9 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (37.63%) Windows
2 42 (14.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.15%) Linux
6 13 (4.41%) OS/400
7 10 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.05%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.71%) Android
10 4 (1.36%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.02%) UNIX
12 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (16.27%) ETL
3 43 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (12.20%) Mentoring
5 28 (9.49%) Scrum
6 25 (8.47%) Project Management
7 23 (7.80%) MVC
8 22 (7.46%) ITIL
9 20 (6.78%) CRM
9 20 (6.78%) Migration
9 20 (6.78%) TDD
10 19 (6.44%) Data Migration
11 14 (4.75%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (4.41%) Web Development
13 12 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (3.73%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (3.73%) Data Transformation
14 11 (3.73%) Line Management
15 10 (3.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 131 (44.41%) SQL
2 55 (18.64%) T-SQL
3 37 (12.54%) C#
4 24 (8.14%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.41%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.37%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.37%) C++
7 6 (2.03%) Java
8 5 (1.69%) XAML
8 5 (1.69%) VBA
9 4 (1.36%) VC++
9 4 (1.36%) VB
9 4 (1.36%) PHP
9 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.68%) Perl
10 2 (0.68%) Ruby
10 2 (0.68%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 1 (0.34%) C
11 1 (0.34%) X++
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.47%) Degree
3 21 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (6.78%) CCNA
5 17 (5.76%) MCSE
6 16 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.41%) VCP5
8 10 (3.39%) MCITP
8 10 (3.39%) MCDBA
9 9 (3.05%) MCSA
10 7 (2.37%) VCP4
10 7 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.36%) MCTS
11 4 (1.36%) CCNP
11 4 (1.36%) MCP
12 3 (1.02%) MCDST
12 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.68%) APMG
13 2 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.05%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (22.37%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.03%) vSphere
5 5 (1.69%) XenServer
6 3 (1.02%) XenApp
7 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (3.73%) SCCM
2 9 (3.05%) WSUS
3 4 (1.36%) SCOM
3 4 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (1.36%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 73 (24.75%) VMware
2 29 (9.83%) Cisco
3 27 (9.15%) Oracle
4 24 (8.14%) IBM
5 21 (7.12%) Cognos
6 19 (6.44%) Citrix
7 12 (4.07%) MicroStrategy
7 12 (4.07%) HP
8 9 (3.05%) SAP
9 6 (2.03%) Dell
9 6 (2.03%) McAfee
10 5 (1.69%) Google
10 5 (1.69%) NetApp
11 4 (1.36%) Apple
12 3 (1.02%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.02%) Zend
12 3 (1.02%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.02%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.02%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.02%) LexisNexis
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago