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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wales / North Wales
Rank 8 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 23.33% 10.26% 13.85%
As % of the Vendors category 60.87% 28.57% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 9
Median salary £25,000 £43,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.86% +32.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £37,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £43,000 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
23 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 38.33% 35.90% 56.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 31
Median salary £25,000 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.86% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,500 £45,000
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Denbighshire - 7 £24,500 - 1
Flintshire -5 3 £28,500 -33.72% 2
Wrexham +6 2 £29,000 -17.14%
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
3 10 (52.63%) MS Office
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 8 (42.11%) Internet
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (36.84%) Office 365
6 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
6 7 (36.84%) XenServer
6 7 (36.84%) Web Design
6 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (36.84%) Broadband
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) Dell
6 7 (36.84%) MySQL
7 6 (31.58%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (21.05%) SAP
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) C++
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence

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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Internet
2 7 (36.84%) Broadband
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
1 3 (15.79%) Local Government
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) IT Support
2 7 (36.84%) IT Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Server Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Server Support
2 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Support
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Business Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Business Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.79%) IT Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) AS400
3 2 (10.53%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (36.84%) Server Virtualisation
1 7 (36.84%) Web Design
2 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.79%) Business Development
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) COBOL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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