The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Newport region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 19 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 4.90% 11.11% 10.38%
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 41.03% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 11
Average salary £35,000 £31,792 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% -9.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 33.57% 27.08% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 29
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South Wales

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) XML
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 9 (28.13%) MVC
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (25.00%) Clustering
6 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle
6 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (21.88%) IBM
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (21.88%) Sybase
7 7 (21.88%) UNIX
7 7 (21.88%) Firewall
7 7 (21.88%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) WCF
8 6 (18.75%) WPF
8 6 (18.75%) NUnit
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) WinForms
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) AIX

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Lync
3 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) FileNet
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.88%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) Internet
4 3 (9.38%) DVB
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) NUnit
1 6 (18.75%) MSTest
1 6 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (18.75%) Moq
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
1 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
2 10 (31.25%) XML
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
4 6 (18.75%) Ninject
4 6 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 6 (18.75%) WCF
4 6 (18.75%) WPF
4 6 (18.75%) Spring.NET
4 6 (18.75%) WinForms
4 6 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (12.50%) XSLT
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) COM
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) J2EE
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (12.50%) DTV
4 3 (9.38%) RIA
4 3 (9.38%) STB
5 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (3.13%) Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) UNIX
4 6 (18.75%) AIX
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Android
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Kanban
4 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (18.75%) MVVM
4 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) OO
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) OOD
6 4 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
7 3 (9.38%) Data Management
8 2 (6.25%) ERP
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 6 (18.75%) VB
3 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) C
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) Clojure
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) VCP5
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) CCA
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Sybase
3 7 (21.88%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Adobe
8 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.13%) Red Gate
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter