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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 242 235 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.84% 18.97% 19.62%
As % of the Vendors category 49.09% 45.19% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 219 216 198
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
493 520 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 44.49% 41.97% 47.39%
Number of salaries quoted 431 465 479
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 August 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 August 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 +1 154 £31,500 -18.18% 11
Newport +3 45 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bridgend +4 12 £33,000 +10.00%
Neath Port Talbot -1 10 £40,500 +5.19% 1
Torfaen +12 9 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Caerphilly -5 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 207 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 164 (35.65%) Windows
3 145 (31.52%) SQL Server
4 133 (28.91%) .NET
5 129 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (27.61%) VMware
7 124 (26.96%) SQL
8 114 (24.78%) C#
9 109 (23.70%) Active Directory
10 96 (20.87%) ITIL
11 95 (20.65%) Windows Server
12 84 (18.26%) Firewall
13 79 (17.17%) ASP.NET
13 79 (17.17%) MS Exchange
14 78 (16.96%) JavaScript
14 78 (16.96%) MVC
15 74 (16.09%) Finance
16 70 (15.22%) MS Office
17 69 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 68 (14.78%) HTML
19 66 (14.35%) Cisco
20 62 (13.48%) Citrix
21 59 (12.83%) CSS
21 59 (12.83%) Scrum
21 59 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
22 56 (12.17%) SLA
22 56 (12.17%) SDLC
23 54 (11.74%) Linux
24 53 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
25 52 (11.30%) T-SQL

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 79 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.87%) IIS
3 20 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.74%) CMS
7 7 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.30%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.30%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.09%) Apache
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.09%) SAS
10 4 (0.87%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
12 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 207 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 70 (15.22%) MS Office
3 12 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.30%) Epicor Tropos
4 4 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.04%) Office 365
2 35 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.30%) SaaS
6 4 (0.87%) IaaS
6 4 (0.87%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 84 (18.26%) Firewall
2 42 (9.13%) Internet
3 24 (5.22%) SAN
4 23 (5.00%) DNS
5 20 (4.35%) LAN
6 15 (3.26%) VPN
6 15 (3.26%) WAN
7 14 (3.04%) DHCP
7 14 (3.04%) NAS
8 8 (1.74%) VoIP
9 7 (1.52%) FTP
9 7 (1.52%) PuTTY
9 7 (1.52%) SSH
9 7 (1.52%) Telnet
9 7 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.09%) Intranet
10 5 (1.09%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.87%) HTTP
11 4 (0.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.39%) Big Data
8 11 (2.39%) OLAP
9 10 (2.17%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.96%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.30%) MySQL
12 6 (1.30%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (4.78%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.74%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.30%) NUnit
5 6 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.09%) PVCS
6 5 (1.09%) Selenium
7 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.87%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.65%) MorphX
8 3 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.43%) JIRA
9 2 (0.43%) JUnit
9 2 (0.43%) Moq
9 2 (0.43%) MSTest
9 2 (0.43%) NMock
9 2 (0.43%) NuGet
10 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 74 (16.09%) Finance
2 31 (6.74%) Advertising
3 20 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.96%) Back Office
5 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.52%) Electronics
7 6 (1.30%) Marketing
8 5 (1.09%) Local Government
9 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.87%) Legal
10 3 (0.65%) Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Law
10 3 (0.65%) Retail
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (27.61%) Developer
2 72 (15.65%) Analyst
3 59 (12.83%) Support Engineer
4 57 (12.39%) .NET Developer
5 29 (6.30%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.65%) IT Engineer
6 26 (5.65%) Technical Engineer
7 25 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 25 (5.43%) IT Support
8 24 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 22 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (4.57%) Technical Support
12 19 (4.13%) 1st Line Support
12 19 (4.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 19 (4.13%) Technical Support Engineer
13 18 (3.91%) IT Support Engineer
13 18 (3.91%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.91%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (28.91%) .NET
2 79 (17.17%) ASP.NET
3 68 (14.78%) HTML
4 59 (12.83%) CSS
5 35 (7.61%) WCF
6 32 (6.96%) .NET Framework
7 30 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (6.30%) jQuery
9 28 (6.09%) XML
10 25 (5.43%) Web Services
11 23 (5.00%) HTML5
12 19 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (4.13%) COM
13 15 (3.26%) CSS3
14 13 (2.83%) WinForms
15 12 (2.61%) Ajax
16 11 (2.39%) Entity Framework
17 10 (2.17%) XSLT
18 9 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.17%) iSeries
4 7 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.30%) Clustering
6 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.09%) Replication
6 5 (1.09%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.87%) Informatics
7 4 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.87%) NHS
7 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.65%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.65%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 164 (35.65%) Windows
2 95 (20.65%) Windows Server
3 69 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (11.74%) Linux
5 52 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (6.09%) Unix
7 25 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (4.13%) Windows 7
9 15 (3.26%) AIX
10 11 (2.39%) Mac OS X
10 11 (2.39%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.52%) Solaris
13 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.65%) Android
14 3 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.65%) VyOS
14 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (20.87%) ITIL
3 78 (16.96%) MVC
4 59 (12.83%) Scrum
5 56 (12.17%) SDLC
6 46 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (10.00%) Project Management
7 40 (8.70%) TDD
8 39 (8.48%) Incident Management
9 35 (7.61%) Mentoring
10 31 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (6.52%) OO
11 30 (6.52%) Waterfall
12 20 (4.35%) Service Management
13 18 (3.91%) Coaching
13 18 (3.91%) CRM
13 18 (3.91%) People Management
14 17 (3.70%) ERP
14 17 (3.70%) OOD
15 16 (3.48%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 124 (26.96%) SQL
2 114 (24.78%) C#
3 78 (16.96%) JavaScript
4 52 (11.30%) T-SQL
5 35 (7.61%) VB.NET
6 21 (4.57%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.83%) C
8 11 (2.39%) Java
9 10 (2.17%) PHP
10 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.09%) R
12 4 (0.87%) VBA
13 3 (0.65%) Python
13 3 (0.65%) Scala
13 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.65%) X++
14 2 (0.43%) C++
14 2 (0.43%) Delphi
14 2 (0.43%) VB
15 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (10.65%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (8.48%) CCNA
4 28 (6.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 26 (5.65%) Degree
6 23 (5.00%) ISEB
7 18 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 16 (3.48%) MCP
9 16 (3.48%) MCSE
10 13 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (2.61%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.17%) CCNP
12 10 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (1.74%) MCSA
15 7 (1.52%) IIBA
16 6 (1.30%) CCA
17 5 (1.09%) DBS Check
18 4 (0.87%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (12.17%) SLA
2 28 (6.09%) QA
3 20 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.83%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 109 (23.70%) Active Directory
2 59 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.57%) XenDesktop
5 17 (3.70%) vSphere
6 16 (3.48%) XenApp
7 9 (1.96%) vCloud
7 9 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.96%) XenServer
8 7 (1.52%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.30%) MetaFrame
9 6 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.87%) Docker
11 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (6.74%) HP Data Protector
2 22 (4.78%) Tivoli
2 22 (4.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (3.04%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.17%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.74%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (1.52%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.09%) SCCM
8 5 (1.09%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.87%) AppManager
9 4 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.87%) Nagios
9 4 (0.87%) WSUS
10 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.43%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 127 (27.61%) VMware
2 66 (14.35%) Cisco
3 62 (13.48%) Citrix
4 48 (10.43%) HP
5 31 (6.74%) Oracle
6 18 (3.91%) Remedy
7 17 (3.70%) Dell
8 16 (3.48%) Symantec
9 15 (3.26%) IBM
9 15 (3.26%) SAP
10 10 (2.17%) Sage
11 9 (1.96%) Veeam
12 8 (1.74%) BMC
12 8 (1.74%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.52%) Avaya
13 7 (1.52%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.30%) Alterian
14 6 (1.30%) Epicor
14 6 (1.30%) Intel
14 6 (1.30%) JD Edwards
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £350000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent package + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
General Dynamics
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago