The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 17.54% 13.64% 17.74%
As % of the Vendors category 47.62% 37.50% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 8
Median salary £26,750 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.41% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £17,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £38,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Microsoft
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Wales region.

Vendors Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 36.84% 36.36% 56.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 28
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £18,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £82,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the North Wales region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North Wales region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in North Wales

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in North Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire -4 5 £28,500 -33.72%
Denbighshire +1 3 £24,500 +40.00%
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) C++
6 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (23.08%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) IaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
7 3 (23.08%) Business Development
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Local Government
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) XenServer
7 3 (23.08%) Veeam
7 3 (23.08%) SAP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Broadband
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Advertising
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Business Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Business Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) NHS
3 2 (15.38%) AS400
3 2 (15.38%) FMCG
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
1 3 (23.08%) Business Development
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (23.08%) Web Design
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 2 (15.38%) COBOL
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Aerohive Networks
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Veeam
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle