The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Rhondda Cynon Taff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rhondda Cynon Taff 50.00% - 100.00%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rhondda Cynon Taff 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Rhondda Cynon Taff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Rhondda Cynon Taff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Rhondda Cynon Taff

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rhondda Cynon Taff

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Rhondda Cynon Taff

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rhondda Cynon Taff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Rhondda Cynon Taff 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (75.00%) Back Office
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rhondda Cynon Taff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Rhondda Cynon Taff 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (75.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam