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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 252 241 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.42% 19.67% 20.23%
As % of the Vendors category 51.53% 46.71% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 224 204 213
Median salary £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
489 516 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.51% 42.12% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 425 446 503
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 July 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 July 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 0 147 £31,500 -16.00% 14
Newport +8 43 £45,000 +26.76%
Bridgend +9 29 £25,750 -20.76% 3
Torfaen +15 8 £27,500 - 2
Neath Port Talbot -6 8 £40,500 +5.19% 3
Caerphilly -2 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Monmouthshire - 3 £19,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 204 (45.54%) MS Excel
2 169 (37.72%) Windows
3 154 (34.38%) SQL Server
4 128 (28.57%) .NET
5 125 (27.90%) SQL
5 125 (27.90%) VMware
6 114 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 109 (24.33%) C#
9 94 (20.98%) Windows Server
10 92 (20.54%) ITIL
11 85 (18.97%) MS Exchange
12 82 (18.30%) Firewall
13 73 (16.29%) Cisco
14 72 (16.07%) MS Office
15 71 (15.85%) MVC
15 71 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 69 (15.40%) ASP.NET
16 69 (15.40%) JavaScript
17 64 (14.29%) Citrix
17 64 (14.29%) Finance
18 63 (14.06%) HTML
19 61 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
20 58 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
21 53 (11.83%) Scrum
21 53 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 53 (11.83%) SDLC
22 51 (11.38%) HP
23 50 (11.16%) CSS
23 50 (11.16%) Linux

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 85 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.92%) IIS
3 22 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.23%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.79%) CMS
8 6 (1.34%) Apache
8 6 (1.34%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.34%) SAS
9 5 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.12%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.67%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.67%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.67%) JBoss
12 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 204 (45.54%) MS Excel
2 72 (16.07%) MS Office
3 12 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.12%) Epicor Tropos
5 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.60%) Office 365
2 41 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.56%) SaaS
5 6 (1.34%) IaaS
5 6 (1.34%) PaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 82 (18.30%) Firewall
2 45 (10.04%) Internet
3 29 (6.47%) SAN
4 25 (5.58%) DNS
5 17 (3.79%) LAN
5 17 (3.79%) NAS
6 16 (3.57%) VPN
7 13 (2.90%) VoIP
7 13 (2.90%) WAN
8 12 (2.68%) DHCP
9 7 (1.56%) PuTTY
9 7 (1.56%) SSH
9 7 (1.56%) Telnet
9 7 (1.56%) VLAN
10 6 (1.34%) FTP
10 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.12%) Intranet
11 5 (1.12%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (6.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 29 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.68%) OLAP
8 10 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.01%) Big Data
9 9 (2.01%) MySQL
9 9 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (1.79%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.24%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.56%) NUnit
5 6 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.34%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.12%) PVCS
6 5 (1.12%) Selenium
7 4 (0.89%) Moq
7 4 (0.89%) MSTest
7 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.89%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.67%) MorphX
8 3 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.45%) JIRA
9 2 (0.45%) JUnit
9 2 (0.45%) NuGet
10 1 (0.22%) NMock
10 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (14.29%) Finance
2 28 (6.25%) Advertising
3 19 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.79%) Back Office
4 8 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.34%) Electronics
6 5 (1.12%) Local Government
7 4 (0.89%) Legal
7 4 (0.89%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 119 (26.56%) Developer
2 69 (15.40%) Analyst
3 57 (12.72%) Support Engineer
4 47 (10.49%) .NET Developer
5 32 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.80%) IT Engineer
7 25 (5.58%) Technical Engineer
8 24 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (5.36%) IT Support
9 22 (4.91%) Technical Support
10 20 (4.46%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.46%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (4.02%) Technical Support Engineer
12 17 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
12 17 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 17 (3.79%) IT Support Engineer
12 17 (3.79%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (28.57%) .NET
2 69 (15.40%) ASP.NET
3 63 (14.06%) HTML
4 50 (11.16%) CSS
5 29 (6.47%) .NET Framework
5 29 (6.47%) WCF
6 28 (6.25%) XML
7 27 (6.03%) HTML5
8 26 (5.80%) jQuery
9 24 (5.36%) COM
9 24 (5.36%) Web Services
10 23 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 15 (3.35%) Ajax
13 14 (3.13%) CSS3
14 11 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (2.46%) MDX
15 10 (2.23%) WinForms
16 9 (2.01%) SOAP
17 8 (1.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.01%) Mathematics
3 9 (2.01%) Smartphone
4 8 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.56%) Replication
6 6 (1.34%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.34%) Clustering
7 5 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.89%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.67%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.67%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (0.67%) iSeries
9 3 (0.67%) User Experience
9 3 (0.67%) VLE
10 2 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 169 (37.72%) Windows
2 94 (20.98%) Windows Server
3 71 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (11.16%) Linux
6 24 (5.36%) Unix
7 22 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.13%) AIX
10 13 (2.90%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.46%) Windows 10
12 9 (2.01%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.56%) Solaris
14 3 (0.67%) Android
14 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (20.54%) ITIL
3 71 (15.85%) MVC
4 53 (11.83%) Scrum
4 53 (11.83%) SDLC
5 47 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (10.27%) Project Management
7 35 (7.81%) Incident Management
8 34 (7.59%) TDD
9 29 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (5.80%) Mentoring
10 26 (5.80%) OO
11 24 (5.36%) Waterfall
12 22 (4.91%) ETL
13 18 (4.02%) CRM
14 17 (3.79%) DevOps
14 17 (3.79%) ERP
15 16 (3.57%) Coaching
15 16 (3.57%) High Availability
15 16 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 125 (27.90%) SQL
2 109 (24.33%) C#
3 69 (15.40%) JavaScript
4 41 (9.15%) T-SQL
5 28 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 18 (4.02%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.57%) C
8 12 (2.68%) PHP
9 10 (2.23%) Java
10 8 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.56%) R
12 6 (1.34%) Python
13 4 (0.89%) Delphi
13 4 (0.89%) VB
13 4 (0.89%) VBA
14 3 (0.67%) C++
14 3 (0.67%) Scala
14 3 (0.67%) X++
15 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (8.26%) CCNA
4 33 (7.37%) Degree
5 27 (6.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 24 (5.36%) MCSE
7 21 (4.69%) ISEB
8 16 (3.57%) MCP
8 16 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (2.46%) MCSA
11 11 (2.46%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.01%) CCNP
12 9 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (1.79%) DBS Check
13 8 (1.79%) IIBA
14 7 (1.56%) MCITP
15 6 (1.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.94%) SLA
2 27 (6.03%) QA
3 19 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.90%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 61 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.36%) XenDesktop
5 16 (3.57%) vSphere
5 16 (3.57%) XenApp
6 10 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.01%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.01%) vCloud
7 9 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.01%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.01%) XenServer
8 7 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (1.34%) MetaFrame
9 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.89%) Docker
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (6.70%) HP Data Protector
2 21 (4.69%) Tivoli
2 21 (4.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (2.90%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.23%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (1.56%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.34%) SCCM
7 6 (1.34%) WSUS
8 5 (1.12%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.89%) AppManager
9 4 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.45%) Nagios
10 2 (0.45%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.22%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 125 (27.90%) VMware
2 73 (16.29%) Cisco
3 64 (14.29%) Citrix
4 51 (11.38%) HP
5 31 (6.92%) Oracle
6 18 (4.02%) Remedy
7 17 (3.79%) Dell
7 17 (3.79%) Symantec
8 13 (2.90%) SAP
9 12 (2.68%) IBM
9 12 (2.68%) Sage
10 11 (2.46%) Veeam
11 10 (2.23%) Avaya
12 8 (1.79%) BMC
12 8 (1.79%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.12%) Epicor
13 5 (1.12%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.12%) QAD
13 5 (1.12%) Serena
13 5 (1.12%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonypandy, Mid Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago