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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 14.72% 4.29% 11.89%
As % of the Vendors category 51.79% 12.77% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 17
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £31,792
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +14.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,842 £35,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £38,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
56 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 28.43% 33.57% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 37
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £50,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 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 41 (59.42%) Windows
2 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
3 33 (47.83%) VMware
4 32 (46.38%) Finance
5 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (40.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (37.68%) MS Excel
8 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
10 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
11 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (20.29%) SAN
13 13 (18.84%) IBM
13 13 (18.84%) SQL
13 13 (18.84%) AS400
14 11 (15.94%) MS Office
14 11 (15.94%) Advertising
15 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
15 10 (14.49%) Linux
16 9 (13.04%) OS/400
16 9 (13.04%) .NET
16 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (13.04%) Migration
16 9 (13.04%) VCP5
16 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (11.59%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (37.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) SAN
2 6 (8.70%) DHCP
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (5.80%) VoIP
4 3 (4.35%) Firewall
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) JMeter
3 3 (4.35%) Maven
3 3 (4.35%) Selenium
3 3 (4.35%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 32 (46.38%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Advertising
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 14 (20.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Administrator
3 13 (18.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (17.39%) Business Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (13.04%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
4 4 (5.80%) SOAP
5 3 (4.35%) COM
5 3 (4.35%) REST
6 2 (2.90%) CSS3
6 2 (2.90%) jQuery
6 2 (2.90%) HTML5
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) HTML
7 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.45%) POCO
7 1 (1.45%) RESTful
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) AS400
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Statistics
3 7 (10.14%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.45%) Xbox
5 1 (1.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 41 (59.42%) Windows
2 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.49%) Linux
5 9 (13.04%) OS/400
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
2 9 (13.04%) Migration
2 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.59%) Scrum
4 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.14%) Change Control
4 7 (10.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.25%) MVC
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL
7 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.90%) SDLC
9 2 (2.90%) Coaching
10 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.70%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (13.04%) VCP5
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.80%) ISEB
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) CCNA
4 3 (4.35%) MCITP
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 28 (40.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) VMware
2 13 (18.84%) IBM
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco
4 3 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (4.35%) HP
4 3 (4.35%) Dell
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) Lotus
6 1 (1.45%) Green Hills
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