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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 16.92% 17.11% 15.87%
As % of the Vendors category 29.73% 29.55% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 9
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £41,500 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
37 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 56.92% 57.89% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 25
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £47,100 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham +2 7 £32,500 +13.04% 1
Flintshire +11 4 £33,500 -19.27% 1
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (20.00%) PDM
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) ERP
6 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) WPF
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (12.00%) WinForms
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) UML
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.00%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPLS
2 1 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) OSPF
2 1 (4.00%) BGP
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) OLTP
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Trainer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) WPF
3 3 (12.00%) WinForms
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) LINQ
5 1 (4.00%) XSLT
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) PLINQ
5 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) DTV
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
1 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ERP
1 5 (20.00%) PDM
1 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Process Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) XPath
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCT
2 1 (4.00%) CCIE
2 1 (4.00%) CCSP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCIP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCDA
2 1 (4.00%) CCDP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco
1 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Mitel
2 1 (4.00%) Hyland
2 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.00%) Vertica
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Avaya
2 1 (4.00%) NetApp
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
Wrexham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Mold
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago