The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 237 263 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.30% 20.45% 18.71%
As % of the Vendors category 49.69% 46.88% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 219 250 183
Median salary £32,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
477 561 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 44.87% 43.62% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 412 510 430
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in South Wales

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in South Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +1 143 £30,500 -18.66% 19
Newport +4 58 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Neath Port Talbot -4 12 £40,500 -2.40% 2
Torfaen -2 8 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Bridgend -8 6 £30,750 +36.66% 2
Caerphilly -5 4 £56,250 +32.35%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 198 (42.40%) MS Excel
2 165 (35.33%) Windows
3 148 (31.69%) SQL Server
4 144 (30.84%) .NET
5 143 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (28.48%) SQL
7 125 (26.77%) C#
8 123 (26.34%) VMware
9 107 (22.91%) Active Directory
10 98 (20.99%) Windows Server
11 93 (19.91%) ITIL
12 91 (19.49%) ASP.NET
13 86 (18.42%) JavaScript
14 85 (18.20%) MVC
15 80 (17.13%) Finance
16 78 (16.70%) MS Exchange
17 75 (16.06%) Firewall
18 74 (15.85%) HTML
19 70 (14.99%) MS Office
20 68 (14.56%) CSS
21 66 (14.13%) Scrum
22 64 (13.70%) T-SQL
23 63 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
24 62 (13.28%) SDLC
25 60 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
26 59 (12.63%) Cisco
27 58 (12.42%) Citrix
28 54 (11.56%) Linux
28 54 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
29 52 (11.13%) SLA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 78 (16.70%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.00%) IIS
3 22 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.71%) CMS
6 8 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.28%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.07%) Apache
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.07%) SAS
10 4 (0.86%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 198 (42.40%) MS Excel
2 70 (14.99%) MS Office
3 10 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.21%) InDesign
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 18 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.28%) Epicor Tropos
5 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.92%) Office 365
2 29 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.07%) SaaS
6 3 (0.64%) IaaS
6 3 (0.64%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (16.06%) Firewall
2 35 (7.49%) Internet
3 23 (4.93%) DNS
3 23 (4.93%) LAN
3 23 (4.93%) SAN
4 19 (4.07%) WAN
5 15 (3.21%) DHCP
6 14 (3.00%) VPN
7 13 (2.78%) NAS
8 11 (2.36%) VoIP
9 8 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.50%) FTP
10 7 (1.50%) PuTTY
10 7 (1.50%) SSH
10 7 (1.50%) Telnet
11 5 (1.07%) Intranet
11 5 (1.07%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.07%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.86%) Skype
12 4 (0.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (31.69%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.57%) Big Data
7 12 (2.57%) OLAP
8 11 (2.36%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.50%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (1.28%) MySQL
12 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 54 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (5.78%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.28%) NUnit
4 6 (1.28%) Selenium
4 6 (1.28%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.07%) PVCS
6 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.64%) MorphX
7 3 (0.64%) NMock
8 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.43%) JUnit
9 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.21%) Hudson
9 1 (0.21%) Moq
9 1 (0.21%) MSTest
9 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (17.13%) Finance
2 36 (7.71%) Advertising
3 19 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.93%) Marketing
6 8 (1.71%) Back Office
7 6 (1.28%) Electronics
8 5 (1.07%) Local Government
9 4 (0.86%) Banking
9 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.64%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (28.27%) Developer
2 75 (16.06%) Analyst
3 69 (14.78%) .NET Developer
4 58 (12.42%) Support Engineer
5 30 (6.42%) C# Developer
6 29 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.00%) IT Engineer
7 28 (6.00%) IT Support
7 28 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 22 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 22 (4.71%) Technical Engineer
9 21 (4.50%) Junior
10 20 (4.28%) SQL Developer
10 20 (4.28%) Technical Support
11 18 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 18 (3.85%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (30.84%) .NET
2 91 (19.49%) ASP.NET
3 74 (15.85%) HTML
4 68 (14.56%) CSS
5 41 (8.78%) WCF
6 38 (8.14%) XML
7 37 (7.92%) jQuery
8 36 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (7.49%) .NET Framework
10 26 (5.57%) Web Services
11 24 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (4.28%) COM
13 19 (4.07%) XSLT
14 18 (3.85%) Ajax
14 18 (3.85%) HTML5
15 17 (3.64%) WinForms
16 13 (2.78%) CSS3
16 13 (2.78%) Entity Framework
17 11 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (1.93%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.00%) iSeries
4 10 (2.14%) Informatics
4 10 (2.14%) NHS
5 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.07%) Clustering
7 5 (1.07%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.07%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.86%) Replication
8 4 (0.86%) Statistics
8 4 (0.86%) User Experience
9 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 165 (35.33%) Windows
2 98 (20.99%) Windows Server
3 63 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (11.56%) Linux
5 47 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (6.21%) Unix
7 23 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (4.28%) Windows 7
9 13 (2.78%) AIX
10 12 (2.57%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.14%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.93%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.50%) Solaris
14 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.64%) Android
15 3 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.64%) VyOS
16 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.21%) CentOS
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (19.91%) ITIL
3 85 (18.20%) MVC
4 66 (14.13%) Scrum
5 62 (13.28%) SDLC
6 45 (9.64%) Project Management
7 43 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (8.99%) TDD
9 41 (8.78%) Incident Management
10 39 (8.35%) Waterfall
11 36 (7.71%) Mentoring
12 30 (6.42%) OO
13 28 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (5.35%) Coaching
15 21 (4.50%) CRM
15 21 (4.50%) People Management
16 20 (4.28%) Service Management
17 17 (3.64%) Business Analysis
17 17 (3.64%) ERP
18 15 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (28.48%) SQL
2 125 (26.77%) C#
3 86 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 64 (13.70%) T-SQL
5 36 (7.71%) VB.NET
6 24 (5.14%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.57%) Java
8 11 (2.36%) C
9 9 (1.93%) PHP
10 6 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.86%) R
11 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.86%) VB
11 4 (0.86%) VBA
12 3 (0.64%) Scala
12 3 (0.64%) X++
13 2 (0.43%) C++
13 2 (0.43%) Python
14 1 (0.21%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 48 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (7.07%) CCNA
4 27 (5.78%) Degree
5 22 (4.71%) ISEB
5 22 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 20 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.21%) MCP
9 13 (2.78%) MCSE
10 12 (2.57%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (2.57%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.14%) CCNP
12 9 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.71%) MCSA
14 5 (1.07%) CCA
14 5 (1.07%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.07%) IIBA
15 3 (0.64%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.13%) SLA
2 29 (6.21%) QA
3 20 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.78%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.64%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 107 (22.91%) Active Directory
2 60 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.21%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.35%) XenDesktop
5 19 (4.07%) XenApp
6 18 (3.85%) vSphere
7 13 (2.78%) XenServer
8 12 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.93%) vCloud
9 9 (1.93%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.50%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.28%) MetaFrame
12 5 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (5.57%) HP Data Protector
2 17 (3.64%) Tivoli
2 17 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.36%) NetBackup
4 11 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (1.50%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.28%) SCCM
8 5 (1.07%) Nagios
8 5 (1.07%) WSUS
8 5 (1.07%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.86%) AppManager
9 4 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.86%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.21%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 123 (26.34%) VMware
2 59 (12.63%) Cisco
3 58 (12.42%) Citrix
4 45 (9.64%) HP
5 31 (6.64%) Oracle
6 21 (4.50%) SAP
7 20 (4.28%) Dell
8 18 (3.85%) IBM
8 18 (3.85%) Remedy
9 15 (3.21%) Symantec
10 12 (2.57%) Avaya
11 10 (2.14%) Sage
12 9 (1.93%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.93%) Veeam
13 8 (1.71%) BMC
13 8 (1.71%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.50%) RedGate
15 6 (1.28%) Apple
15 6 (1.28%) EMC
15 6 (1.28%) Epicor
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum dependant on experience
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
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ISL
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
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Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
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IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
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IntaPeople
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per week
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Salary: £23000 - £280000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Healthcare
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Obscurant
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Excellent company benefits
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Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: To £25K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
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Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
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Port Talbot
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
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CGI
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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