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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wales / North Wales
Rank 5 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 24.24% - 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 61.54% - 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 17
Median salary £25,000 - £33,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
13 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 39.39% 55.56% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 35
Median salary £25,000 £25,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% -31.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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
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 27 February 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 - 5 £24,500 - 6
Wrexham - 2 £29,000 - 2
Flintshire - 1 £30,000 - 4
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
3 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) MS Office
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 8 (42.11%) Internet
7 7 (36.84%) Dell
7 7 (36.84%) Broadband
7 7 (36.84%) LAN
7 7 (36.84%) WAN
7 7 (36.84%) MySQL
7 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (36.84%) Web Design
7 7 (36.84%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (36.84%) Office 365
7 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
7 7 (36.84%) XenServer
8 6 (31.58%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (21.05%) SAP
9 4 (21.05%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) C++
10 3 (15.79%) C
10 3 (15.79%) ERP
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco

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 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) 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 10 (52.63%) 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%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) 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 6 (31.58%) Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Junior
5 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) AS400
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 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%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Business Development
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
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
4 1 (5.26%) PDM
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 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
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