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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 185 269 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.07% 22.14% 25.61%
As % of the Vendors category 39.19% 43.95% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 166 231 212
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
472 612 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.01% 50.37% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 415 514 399
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 93 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Newport -4 35 £41,000 -3.52% 2
Bridgend +2 18 £18,000 -52.00% 2
Neath Port Talbot +1 14 £33,750 -12.33%
Torfaen -8 12 £31,000 -8.82% 3
Caerphilly -5 6 £20,000 -47.91%
Glamorgan 0 1 £18,000 -55.00%
Monmouthshire 0 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 201 (44.97%) MS Excel
2 186 (41.61%) SQL
3 175 (39.15%) Windows
4 158 (35.35%) SQL Server
5 143 (31.99%) .NET
6 130 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
7 122 (27.29%) C#
8 101 (22.60%) HTML
9 94 (21.03%) Active Directory
10 92 (20.58%) MVC
10 92 (20.58%) VMware
11 91 (20.36%) Windows Server
12 90 (20.13%) JavaScript
13 89 (19.91%) ASP.NET
14 88 (19.69%) CSS
15 79 (17.67%) MS Office
16 72 (16.11%) ITIL
17 71 (15.88%) Finance
18 67 (14.99%) MS Exchange
19 63 (14.09%) Scrum
20 62 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
21 60 (13.42%) Cisco
22 58 (12.98%) Degree
23 54 (12.08%) jQuery
24 52 (11.63%) HTML5
24 52 (11.63%) CSS3
25 50 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
26 47 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC
27 46 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
27 46 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 67 (14.99%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.61%) IIS
3 28 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (4.47%) Apache
5 20 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (4.47%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.57%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.12%) CMS
8 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.89%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.67%) Node.js
9 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 201 (44.97%) MS Excel
2 79 (17.67%) MS Office
3 20 (4.47%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.12%) Fireworks
5 5 (1.12%) MS Project
6 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.45%) SPSS
7 2 (0.45%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.22%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.58%) Office 365
4 12 (2.68%) SaaS
5 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.17%) Firewall
2 29 (6.49%) DNS
3 26 (5.82%) DHCP
4 25 (5.59%) SAN
5 19 (4.25%) Internet
6 14 (3.13%) LAN
7 12 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (2.46%) WAN
9 10 (2.24%) VPN
10 9 (2.01%) NAS
11 8 (1.79%) BGP
11 8 (1.79%) OSPF
11 8 (1.79%) VoIP
12 6 (1.34%) 802.11
12 6 (1.34%) Broadband
12 6 (1.34%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.34%) Intranet
12 6 (1.34%) SNMP
12 6 (1.34%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.36%) MySQL
7 14 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.91%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (2.01%) OLAP
12 8 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.34%) OLAP Cube
13 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (1.12%) MS Access
15 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Power View
15 3 (0.67%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (8.72%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.46%) Subversion
5 5 (1.12%) MSTest
5 5 (1.12%) NUnit
5 5 (1.12%) Selenium
6 3 (0.67%) Moq
7 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 71 (15.88%) Finance
2 23 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 18 (4.03%) Advertising
4 11 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.01%) Back Office
6 7 (1.57%) Law
7 6 (1.34%) Electronics
7 6 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.12%) Legal
8 5 (1.12%) Retail
9 4 (0.89%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 138 (30.87%) Developer
2 96 (21.48%) Analyst
3 65 (14.54%) .NET Developer
4 43 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 37 (8.28%) Support Analyst
6 31 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (6.49%) Senior .NET Developer
8 26 (5.82%) Support Engineer
9 22 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 21 (4.70%) Web Developer
11 18 (4.03%) IT Support
12 17 (3.80%) Architect
12 17 (3.80%) Team Leader
13 16 (3.58%) Administrator
13 16 (3.58%) Business Analyst
13 16 (3.58%) Service Analyst
14 15 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (3.36%) Technical Support
15 14 (3.13%) C# Developer
15 14 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (31.99%) .NET
2 101 (22.60%) HTML
3 89 (19.91%) ASP.NET
4 88 (19.69%) CSS
5 54 (12.08%) jQuery
6 52 (11.63%) CSS3
6 52 (11.63%) HTML5
7 47 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (8.28%) XML
9 34 (7.61%) WCF
10 22 (4.92%) Web Services
11 19 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (4.03%) Ajax
12 18 (4.03%) COM
13 16 (3.58%) JSON
14 15 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (2.91%) SOAP
16 11 (2.46%) RESTful
17 10 (2.24%) .NET Framework
18 7 (1.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.58%) Clustering
4 12 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.57%) User Experience
8 6 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.34%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.34%) Replication
9 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.12%) iSeries
9 5 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.89%) AS400
10 4 (0.89%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 175 (39.15%) Windows
2 91 (20.36%) Windows Server
3 62 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (8.50%) Linux
7 30 (6.71%) Unix
8 15 (3.36%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.46%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.01%) AIX
10 9 (2.01%) Solaris
11 8 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.34%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.67%) OS/400
14 3 (0.67%) pSOS
14 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.45%) Android
15 2 (0.45%) VMS
16 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (20.58%) MVC
3 72 (16.11%) ITIL
4 63 (14.09%) Scrum
5 40 (8.95%) Web Development
6 39 (8.72%) SDLC
7 37 (8.28%) Mentoring
8 33 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (6.71%) OO
10 29 (6.49%) Waterfall
11 27 (6.04%) Project Management
12 26 (5.82%) Business Analysis
13 25 (5.59%) Data Modelling
14 24 (5.37%) Coaching
15 22 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (4.70%) People Management
17 18 (4.03%) Test Scripting
18 16 (3.58%) OOD
18 16 (3.58%) Service Management
19 14 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 186 (41.61%) SQL
2 122 (27.29%) C#
3 90 (20.13%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.15%) PHP
5 18 (4.03%) C
6 16 (3.58%) VB.NET
7 13 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.01%) VB
9 6 (1.34%) Python
9 6 (1.34%) R
9 6 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.12%) C++
10 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.89%) Java
11 4 (0.89%) VBA
12 3 (0.67%) Perl
12 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.45%) VB6
14 1 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (12.98%) Degree
2 46 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (6.26%) ISEB
5 24 (5.37%) CCNA
6 20 (4.47%) SAP Certification
7 15 (3.36%) MCP
8 14 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 13 (2.91%) MCITP
10 11 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.24%) ISTQB
12 9 (2.01%) CCNP
12 9 (2.01%) VCP5
13 7 (1.57%) MCSE
14 6 (1.34%) CCA
14 6 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (1.12%) CCIE
15 5 (1.12%) HND
15 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.47%) ISO 9001
2 20 (4.47%) ISO22301
3 18 (4.03%) SLA
4 17 (3.80%) QA
5 5 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (21.03%) Active Directory
2 46 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.47%) vSphere
4 11 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.34%) XenServer
8 5 (1.12%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.12%) XenApp
9 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.67%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.67%) Firmware
10 3 (0.67%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.79%) WSUS
2 7 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (1.57%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.67%) Ansible
4 3 (0.67%) Puppet
4 3 (0.67%) SCCM
5 2 (0.45%) Nessus
6 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 92 (20.58%) VMware
2 60 (13.42%) Cisco
3 37 (8.28%) HP
4 28 (6.26%) Oracle
4 28 (6.26%) SAP
5 21 (4.70%) Citrix
5 21 (4.70%) Red Hat
6 20 (4.47%) IBM
7 14 (3.13%) Dell
8 13 (2.91%) Adobe
9 11 (2.46%) Veritas
10 9 (2.01%) Avaya
10 9 (2.01%) Sage
11 7 (1.57%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.34%) NetApp
13 5 (1.12%) Unisys
14 4 (0.89%) Apple
14 4 (0.89%) Kaspersky
15 3 (0.67%) Riverbed
15 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38661.20 - £40696 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Shares and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + shift allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago