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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 19.40% 17.81% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 41.94% 41.27% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 3
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +112.12%
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 63 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 46.27% 43.15% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 82 49 17
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 51 (62.20%) VMware
3 47 (57.32%) Active Directory
4 44 (53.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (48.78%) MS Excel
8 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (41.46%) MS Exchange
10 32 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 31 (37.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
13 24 (29.27%) Finance
14 22 (26.83%) SAN
15 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (18.29%) Cisco
16 15 (18.29%) SQL
17 12 (14.63%) ITIL
17 12 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (14.63%) VCP5
18 11 (13.41%) EqualLogic
18 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Storage
18 11 (13.41%) Windows 2000 Server
18 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
18 11 (13.41%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (13.41%) MCITP
18 11 (13.41%) Advertising
18 11 (13.41%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 32 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 32 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (37.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.83%) SAN
2 11 (13.41%) Firewall
2 11 (13.41%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (12.20%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (12.20%) iSCSI
4 7 (8.54%) DHCP
4 7 (8.54%) DNS
5 5 (6.10%) VoIP
6 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.44%) LAN
7 1 (1.22%) IPv4
7 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Advertising
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (25.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Project Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.98%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Administrator
5 7 (8.54%) Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.10%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Customer Services Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) DBA
10 2 (2.44%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) COM
2 4 (4.88%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.66%) SOAP
3 3 (3.66%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) jQuery
4 2 (2.44%) CSS
4 2 (2.44%) HTML5
4 2 (2.44%) REST
4 2 (2.44%) CSS3
4 2 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (1.22%) POCO
5 1 (1.22%) RESTful
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) EqualLogic
1 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (12.20%) AS400
3 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Statistics
4 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.66%) Replication
5 3 (3.66%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Xbox
6 1 (1.22%) Physics
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (7.32%) Linux
7 5 (6.10%) OS/400
7 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.63%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.32%) Change Control
6 4 (4.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (4.88%) Coaching
6 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (4.88%) BCP
6 4 (4.88%) Scrum
6 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.88%) Security Management
6 4 (4.88%) MVC
7 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.66%) People Management
7 3 (3.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) C++
4 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.63%) VCP5
3 11 (13.41%) MCITP
4 10 (12.20%) Degree
5 8 (9.76%) CCNP
6 4 (4.88%) CCNA
7 2 (2.44%) MCSE
8 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (57.32%) Active Directory
2 42 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
1 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (62.20%) VMware
2 15 (18.29%) Cisco
3 11 (13.41%) Dell
3 11 (13.41%) Citrix
4 10 (12.20%) IBM
5 7 (8.54%) Cognos
6 4 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) Green Hills
7 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.22%) Avaya
7 1 (1.22%) BT
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