The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Newport 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 5 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 22.61% 16.20% 12.90%
As % of the Vendors category 44.55% 35.38% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 21 10
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,356
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +46.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £21,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £52,500 £30,600
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 Newport region.

Vendors Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
101 65 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 50.75% 45.77% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 97 45 22
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newport region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Newport

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Newport region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 43 (53.75%) Windows
1 43 (53.75%) MS Excel
2 39 (48.75%) VMware
3 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
4 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (38.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
7 27 (33.75%) MS Exchange
8 26 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (27.50%) SQL
11 21 (26.25%) SAN
12 20 (25.00%) Finance
13 17 (21.25%) ITIL
14 15 (18.75%) Degree
15 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (16.25%) Cisco
16 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (16.25%) Advertising
16 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
17 11 (13.75%) Citrix
17 11 (13.75%) MS Office
17 11 (13.75%) Cognos
18 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
18 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (12.50%) Dell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 27 (33.75%) MS Exchange
2 26 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 26 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (53.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.75%) MS Office
3 8 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) SAN
2 10 (12.50%) Firewall
2 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (11.25%) iSCSI
4 5 (6.25%) DHCP
4 5 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) VoIP
6 1 (1.25%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Advertising
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Analyst
1 17 (21.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Service Manager
4 9 (11.25%) Project Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) DBA
5 7 (8.75%) Customer Services Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.75%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.75%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.50%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) COM
2 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.75%) CSS
3 3 (3.75%) Web Services
3 3 (3.75%) jQuery
3 3 (3.75%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) CSS3
4 2 (2.50%) HTML5
4 2 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (1.25%) RESTful
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.25%) WCF
5 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) EqualLogic
1 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (8.75%) Replication
2 7 (8.75%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) AS400
5 3 (3.75%) Statistics
5 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.75%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (38.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.00%) Android
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) ITIL
2 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.75%) Security Management
3 7 (8.75%) Business Continuity
3 7 (8.75%) BCP
3 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
3 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.75%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
3 7 (8.75%) Coaching
4 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.25%) Change Control
6 4 (5.00%) MVC
7 3 (3.75%) CRM
7 3 (3.75%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (3.75%) Scrum
7 3 (3.75%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.50%) MCITP
4 7 (8.75%) VCP5
4 7 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (8.75%) CCNP
5 4 (5.00%) VCP4
6 3 (3.75%) CCNA
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.25%) ISEB
8 1 (1.25%) MCSD
8 1 (1.25%) HND
8 1 (1.25%) MCSE
8 1 (1.25%) MCSA
8 1 (1.25%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) VMware
2 13 (16.25%) Cisco
3 11 (13.75%) Cognos
3 11 (13.75%) Citrix
4 10 (12.50%) Dell
5 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 4 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) BT
6 1 (1.25%) Avaya
6 1 (1.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Casewise
6 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
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