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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wales / South Wales
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 175 188 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.83% 15.58% 21.99%
As % of the Vendors category 45.69% 38.21% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 157 168 228
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%

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
383 492 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 45.60% 40.76% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 329 433 501
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +3 95 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Newport +5 50 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Torfaen +14 17 £30,000 -21.05% 1
Caerphilly +3 6 £27,500 +37.50% 1
Bridgend +1 4 £39,250 +118.05% 3
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £22,378 -
Monmouthshire 0 1 £19,000 -41.53%
Gwent - 1 £40,500 - 2
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 163 (44.54%) MS Excel
2 161 (43.99%) SQL Server
3 151 (41.26%) .NET
4 141 (38.52%) SQL
5 138 (37.70%) C#
6 134 (36.61%) Windows
7 130 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (29.78%) ASP.NET
9 96 (26.23%) HTML
9 96 (26.23%) JavaScript
10 87 (23.77%) CSS
11 86 (23.50%) MVC
12 80 (21.86%) T-SQL
13 72 (19.67%) Active Directory
14 64 (17.49%) Finance
15 62 (16.94%) Scrum
15 62 (16.94%) Windows Server
16 59 (16.12%) Degree
17 57 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
17 57 (15.57%) VMware
18 54 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 49 (13.39%) MS Office
20 47 (12.84%) jQuery
20 47 (12.84%) SDLC
21 43 (11.75%) XML
22 42 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 41 (11.20%) ITIL
24 39 (10.66%) WCF
25 38 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
26 37 (10.11%) Advertising

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 26 (7.10%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (5.46%) IIS
4 15 (4.10%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.83%) CMS
6 13 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (3.01%) Umbraco
9 10 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (2.46%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.09%) JBoss
12 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.82%) Apache
13 3 (0.82%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.82%) SAP Portal
13 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 163 (44.54%) MS Excel
2 49 (13.39%) MS Office
3 8 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.27%) InDesign
6 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 13 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.73%) Sage 200
3 9 (2.46%) Sage 50
4 4 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.82%) Epicor Tropos
5 3 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.55%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.27%) assyst
7 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.84%) Office 365
2 19 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.91%) IaaS
4 7 (1.91%) SaaS
5 6 (1.64%) PaaS
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.55%) G Suite
6 2 (0.55%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.83%) Firewall
2 22 (6.01%) LAN
3 21 (5.74%) SAN
4 19 (5.19%) WAN
5 15 (4.10%) DNS
5 15 (4.10%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.01%) DHCP
7 7 (1.91%) VoIP
7 7 (1.91%) VPN
8 6 (1.64%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.37%) Internet
9 5 (1.37%) IPsec
9 5 (1.37%) SSL
10 4 (1.09%) MPLS
10 4 (1.09%) Wireless
11 3 (0.82%) HTTP
11 3 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.55%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (43.99%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (4.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (3.01%) Big Data
9 10 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.73%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.82%) MySQL
11 2 (0.55%) Ingres
11 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.55%) OLAP
11 2 (0.55%) OLTP
11 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 57 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.82%) NUnit
5 3 (0.82%) Selenium
5 3 (0.82%) Subversion
6 2 (0.55%) Grunt
6 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.55%) NMock
6 2 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.27%) Ant
7 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.27%) gulp
7 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.27%) Maven
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 64 (17.49%) Finance
2 37 (10.11%) Advertising
3 22 (6.01%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.19%) Marketing
6 7 (1.91%) Retail
7 4 (1.09%) Back Office
7 4 (1.09%) Electronics
8 2 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.55%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 136 (37.16%) Developer
2 70 (19.13%) .NET Developer
3 59 (16.12%) Analyst
4 34 (9.29%) Software Developer
5 31 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 26 (7.10%) Applications Support
7 25 (6.83%) Applications Support Analyst
7 25 (6.83%) Senior Developer
8 24 (6.56%) C# Developer
9 23 (6.28%) Junior
10 22 (6.01%) Consultant
11 21 (5.74%) .NET Software Developer
11 21 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (5.46%) Support Engineer
13 19 (5.19%) IT Manager
14 18 (4.92%) IT Support
15 15 (4.10%) Applications Developer
15 15 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (4.10%) SQL Developer
16 13 (3.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (41.26%) .NET
2 109 (29.78%) ASP.NET
3 96 (26.23%) HTML
4 87 (23.77%) CSS
5 54 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (12.84%) jQuery
7 43 (11.75%) XML
8 39 (10.66%) WCF
9 35 (9.56%) .NET Framework
9 35 (9.56%) XSLT
10 25 (6.83%) Web Services
11 24 (6.56%) Ajax
12 23 (6.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (5.74%) AngularJS
14 20 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (5.19%) WinForms
16 13 (3.55%) Node.js
17 11 (3.01%) CSS3
17 11 (3.01%) HTML5
17 11 (3.01%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.65%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.19%) Informatics
3 19 (5.19%) NHS
4 11 (3.01%) iSeries
5 7 (1.91%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.64%) Fintech
6 6 (1.64%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.64%) Statistics
7 5 (1.37%) User Experience
8 4 (1.09%) CMDB
8 4 (1.09%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.09%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.82%) AS400
9 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.82%) Clustering
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 134 (36.61%) Windows
2 62 (16.94%) Windows Server
3 32 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (4.92%) Linux
5 14 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.01%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.46%) Unix
7 9 (2.46%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.82%) Android
9 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (23.50%) MVC
3 62 (16.94%) Scrum
4 47 (12.84%) SDLC
5 41 (11.20%) ITIL
6 37 (10.11%) Waterfall
7 33 (9.02%) TDD
8 26 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (7.10%) Coaching
9 24 (6.56%) OO
10 22 (6.01%) Incident Management
10 22 (6.01%) Project Management
11 21 (5.74%) CRM
12 20 (5.46%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.92%) Business Analysis
14 17 (4.64%) Unit Testing
15 15 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (3.83%) E-Commerce
16 14 (3.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 141 (38.52%) SQL
2 138 (37.70%) C#
3 96 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 80 (21.86%) T-SQL
5 35 (9.56%) VB.NET
6 17 (4.64%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.73%) C
7 10 (2.73%) Java
8 9 (2.46%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.37%) PHP
10 4 (1.09%) C++
10 4 (1.09%) VB
11 2 (0.55%) XPath
12 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.27%) Perl
12 1 (0.27%) R
12 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.27%) VB6
12 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 59 (16.12%) Degree
2 38 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.83%) MCSE
4 17 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (4.37%) ISEB
6 13 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (3.01%) CCA
7 11 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (2.46%) CCNA
8 9 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.91%) MCSA
10 5 (1.37%) MCP
10 5 (1.37%) SAP Certification
11 4 (1.09%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.55%) CISA
12 2 (0.55%) CISSP
12 2 (0.55%) HND
12 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.46%) SLA
2 14 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.01%) QA
4 9 (2.46%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.64%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.37%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.27%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 72 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 37 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (9.56%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.92%) XenApp
5 9 (2.46%) XenServer
6 8 (2.19%) vSphere
6 8 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.82%) Docker
7 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.27%) vCloud
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (4.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.82%) SCCM
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.55%) vRealize
3 2 (0.55%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (0.55%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (15.57%) VMware
2 23 (6.28%) Citrix
2 23 (6.28%) SAP
3 19 (5.19%) Oracle
4 16 (4.37%) Avaya
4 16 (4.37%) Cisco
5 15 (4.10%) Sitecore
6 13 (3.55%) IBM
7 11 (3.01%) Apple
7 11 (3.01%) Sage
8 9 (2.46%) HP
8 9 (2.46%) RedGate
9 8 (2.19%) Dell
10 7 (1.91%) Aastra
10 7 (1.91%) Twitter
11 6 (1.64%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.09%) Alterian
12 4 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.82%) Epicor
13 3 (0.82%) JD Edwards
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International
Salary: penison, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cas-gwent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago