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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 29.73% 26.42% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 50.77% 77.78% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 4
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -24.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £28,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £85,000
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
65 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 58.56% 33.96% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Flintshire +5 16 £24,500 -40.60% 3
Wrexham -13 6 £30,000 -29.41%
Denbighshire - 5 £40,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
3 18 (41.86%) .NET
3 18 (41.86%) C#
4 15 (34.88%) T-SQL
4 15 (34.88%) Mobile App
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
5 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
6 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (20.93%) jQuery
7 9 (20.93%) CSS
7 9 (20.93%) Web Services
8 8 (18.60%) HTML
8 8 (18.60%) VB.NET
9 7 (16.28%) VB
9 7 (16.28%) Windows
9 7 (16.28%) VB6
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.95%) MS Access
10 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (13.95%) SignalR
10 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (11.63%) Mobile Development
11 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (11.63%) PHP
11 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Lync
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SyteLine
1 1 (2.33%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VPN
1 3 (6.98%) SAN
1 3 (6.98%) Intranet
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) MS Access
5 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.33%) OLTP
9 1 (2.33%) MySQL
9 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.63%) DBA
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.63%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) jQuery
2 9 (20.93%) CSS
2 9 (20.93%) Web Services
3 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) SignalR
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.30%) WPF
6 4 (9.30%) Ajax
7 3 (6.98%) HTML5
8 2 (4.65%) CSS3
9 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.33%) JSON
9 1 (2.33%) WCF
9 1 (2.33%) XML
9 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) GIS
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (6.98%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Mobile Development
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Logistics
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Web Development
7 1 (2.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Web Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Market Research
7 1 (2.33%) TDD
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
7 1 (2.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) T-SQL
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.60%) VB.NET
6 7 (16.28%) VB6
6 7 (16.28%) VB
7 5 (11.63%) PHP
8 3 (6.98%) Java
9 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) ESRI
3 2 (4.65%) NetApp
3 2 (4.65%) Sage
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Avaya
4 1 (2.33%) Mitel
4 1 (2.33%) Hyland
4 1 (2.33%) Infor
4 1 (2.33%) Vertica
Flintshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Zubito
Salary: open/negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Zubito
Salary: open/negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago