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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 17.49% 6.99% 11.63%
As % of the Vendors category 47.76% 17.54% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 15
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £31,792
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,842 £35,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
67 57 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 36.61% 39.86% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 29
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £51,000
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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Newport

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 3 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 48 (59.26%) Windows
2 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
3 39 (48.15%) VMware
4 38 (46.91%) Finance
5 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
10 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
11 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
12 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (18.52%) SAN
14 14 (17.28%) IBM
14 14 (17.28%) Advertising
14 14 (17.28%) AS400
15 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (14.81%) MS Office
16 12 (14.81%) SQL
16 12 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (14.81%) VCP5
17 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (12.35%) Linux
18 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
19 9 (11.11%) Change Control

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) SAN
2 7 (8.64%) DHCP
2 7 (8.64%) DNS
3 6 (7.41%) Firewall
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (7.41%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.17%) VoIP
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) IPv4
6 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.70%) JMeter
3 3 (3.70%) Maven
3 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 38 (46.91%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Advertising
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (13.58%) Administrator
6 10 (12.35%) Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Project Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Technical Support
9 5 (6.17%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Business Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.17%) Web Services
4 4 (4.94%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) COM
5 3 (3.70%) REST
6 2 (2.47%) CSS3
6 2 (2.47%) jQuery
6 2 (2.47%) HTML5
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) HTML
7 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.23%) POCO
7 1 (1.23%) RESTful
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) AS400
2 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Statistics
3 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.41%) EqualLogic
4 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Xbox
6 1 (1.23%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (59.26%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.35%) Linux
6 9 (11.11%) OS/400
7 6 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 9 (11.11%) Migration
3 9 (11.11%) Change Control
3 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 8 (9.88%) Scrum
5 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.64%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (6.17%) MVC
6 5 (6.17%) ITIL
7 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.70%) Regression Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.70%) Time Management
8 3 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (2.47%) SDLC
9 2 (2.47%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.47%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.41%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (14.81%) VCP5
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.41%) MCITP
5 4 (4.94%) CCNP
5 4 (4.94%) CCNA
5 4 (4.94%) Degree
6 3 (3.70%) ISEB
6 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.47%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
2 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
1 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) VMware
2 14 (17.28%) IBM
3 9 (11.11%) Cisco
4 6 (7.41%) Cognos
4 6 (7.41%) Dell
4 6 (7.41%) Dell Compellent
5 5 (6.17%) Citrix
6 3 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Avaya
7 1 (1.23%) Lotus
7 1 (1.23%) BT
7 1 (1.23%) Green Hills