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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 43 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 22.99% 19.21% 14.67%
As % of the Vendors category 46.24% 38.67% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 16
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,600 £25,356
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £43,750
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
93 75 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 49.73% 49.67% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 88 58 26
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (52.94%) Windows
1 36 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 31 (45.59%) VMware
3 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
4 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (30.88%) SQL
7 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
8 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (27.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (27.94%) ITIL
9 19 (27.94%) Degree
10 17 (25.00%) SAN
11 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
12 14 (20.59%) Finance
13 13 (19.12%) Cisco
14 12 (17.65%) MS Office
15 11 (16.18%) Cognos
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (13.24%) SLA
17 9 (13.24%) Citrix
17 9 (13.24%) COM
17 9 (13.24%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (27.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Lync
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.65%) MS Office
3 9 (13.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Line 500
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) SAN
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 7 (10.29%) iSCSI
3 7 (10.29%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Service Manager
3 11 (16.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Customer Services Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Project Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) DBA
7 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Developer
8 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Operations Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.94%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) COM
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) jQuery
3 1 (1.47%) HTML
3 1 (1.47%) CSS
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) EqualLogic
1 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (8.82%) Replication
2 6 (8.82%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.88%) Android
8 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
3 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.24%) Coaching
5 8 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 8 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.76%) Security Management
5 8 (11.76%) BCP
6 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.41%) People Management
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
10 2 (2.94%) Line Management
10 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.94%) Change Control
11 1 (1.47%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.94%) VBA
3 2 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Degree
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.76%) MCITP
5 7 (10.29%) CCNP
5 7 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (10.29%) VCP5
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) APMG
7 1 (1.47%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) MCSD
7 1 (1.47%) HND
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) VMware
2 13 (19.12%) Cisco
3 11 (16.18%) Cognos
4 9 (13.24%) Citrix
5 8 (11.76%) Dell
6 4 (5.88%) Apple
7 2 (2.94%) Sage
8 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) Avaya
8 1 (1.47%) Lotus
8 1 (1.47%) Casewise
8 1 (1.47%) BT
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