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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 218 276 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.17% 22.89% 21.94%
As % of the Vendors category 45.32% 48.85% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 193 230 223
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,850
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
481 565 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.30% 46.85% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 406 472 477
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
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 May 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 May 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 -5 101 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Newport +7 57 £45,000 +25.00% 3
Bridgend 0 23 £24,000 -47.54% 9
Neath Port Talbot - 10 £45,000 - 1
Torfaen +15 9 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Caerphilly -1 5 £28,000 -37.77%
Monmouthshire - 4 £19,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £25,000 - 1
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 189 (47.97%) MS Excel
2 151 (38.32%) SQL Server
3 147 (37.31%) Windows
4 128 (32.49%) SQL
5 122 (30.96%) .NET
6 103 (26.14%) C#
7 99 (25.13%) Active Directory
8 91 (23.10%) VMware
9 85 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (19.54%) MS Exchange
10 77 (19.54%) Windows Server
11 72 (18.27%) ITIL
12 69 (17.51%) MS Office
13 68 (17.26%) ASP.NET
14 67 (17.01%) MVC
15 66 (16.75%) Cisco
16 58 (14.72%) Finance
17 57 (14.47%) Firewall
18 56 (14.21%) JavaScript
19 55 (13.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (13.71%) HTML
21 53 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
22 51 (12.94%) SDLC
23 50 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
24 48 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
25 46 (11.68%) Citrix
26 44 (11.17%) Scrum
27 42 (10.66%) CSS
27 42 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
28 40 (10.15%) Business Intelligence

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 77 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.87%) IIS
3 17 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.81%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.03%) Node.js
8 5 (1.27%) CMS
8 5 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.27%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.76%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.76%) SAS
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.51%) Apache
10 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.51%) Confluence
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 189 (47.97%) MS Excel
2 69 (17.51%) MS Office
3 7 (1.78%) MS Project
4 6 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.76%) SPSS
7 2 (0.51%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) Epicor Tropos
2 4 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (9.39%) Office 365
3 22 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.28%) SaaS
5 5 (1.27%) IaaS
5 5 (1.27%) PaaS
6 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.47%) Firewall
2 31 (7.87%) Internet
3 28 (7.11%) SAN
4 23 (5.84%) DNS
5 14 (3.55%) NAS
6 12 (3.05%) VPN
7 11 (2.79%) LAN
8 9 (2.28%) VoIP
9 8 (2.03%) DHCP
9 8 (2.03%) WAN
10 7 (1.78%) VLAN
11 6 (1.52%) FTP
12 5 (1.27%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.02%) Intranet
13 4 (1.02%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.02%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.76%) PuTTY
14 3 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (38.32%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (2.54%) OLAP
8 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (2.03%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.78%) MySQL
11 6 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
11 6 (1.52%) Power BI
12 5 (1.27%) Big Data
12 5 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.02%) MS Access
13 4 (1.02%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.03%) NUnit
4 6 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.52%) MSTest
4 6 (1.52%) Selenium
5 4 (1.02%) Moq
5 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.02%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.51%) JIRA
7 2 (0.51%) NuGet
8 1 (0.25%) NMock
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (14.72%) Finance
2 24 (6.09%) Manufacturing
3 18 (4.57%) Advertising
4 10 (2.54%) Electronics
5 9 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.03%) Legal
7 4 (1.02%) Law
7 4 (1.02%) Local Government
8 3 (0.76%) Back Office
8 3 (0.76%) Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 109 (27.66%) Developer
2 68 (17.26%) Analyst
3 43 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 40 (10.15%) Support Engineer
5 30 (7.61%) Senior Developer
6 27 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 23 (5.84%) IT Support
8 22 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.33%) IT Engineer
10 20 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 19 (4.82%) Junior
12 18 (4.57%) 1st Line Engineer
12 18 (4.57%) 1st Line Support
12 18 (4.57%) IT Support Engineer
12 18 (4.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.57%) Technical Support
13 17 (4.31%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 17 (4.31%) Development Manager
13 17 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 17 (4.31%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (30.96%) .NET
2 68 (17.26%) ASP.NET
3 54 (13.71%) HTML
4 42 (10.66%) CSS
5 26 (6.60%) COM
5 26 (6.60%) WCF
6 25 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (6.35%) XML
7 23 (5.84%) .NET Framework
8 20 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (4.82%) HTML5
9 19 (4.82%) jQuery
10 18 (4.57%) Web Services
11 14 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (3.30%) Ajax
13 10 (2.54%) MSMQ
13 10 (2.54%) WinForms
14 9 (2.28%) MDX
15 8 (2.03%) JSON
16 7 (1.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.30%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.30%) Mathematics
3 12 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.54%) Smartphone
5 6 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.52%) Replication
5 6 (1.52%) User Experience
6 5 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.02%) Clustering
7 4 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.76%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (0.76%) VLE
9 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (37.31%) Windows
2 77 (19.54%) Windows Server
3 53 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (7.87%) Linux
6 19 (4.82%) Unix
7 12 (3.05%) Mac OS X
8 11 (2.79%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.79%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.54%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.03%) AIX
11 3 (0.76%) pSOS
11 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.76%) Solaris
11 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.25%) Android
12 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (18.27%) ITIL
3 67 (17.01%) MVC
4 51 (12.94%) SDLC
5 44 (11.17%) Scrum
6 40 (10.15%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (8.88%) Project Management
8 29 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (5.84%) Coaching
10 22 (5.58%) TDD
11 21 (5.33%) ERP
11 21 (5.33%) Web Development
12 20 (5.08%) OO
13 19 (4.82%) ETL
14 18 (4.57%) Incident Management
15 16 (4.06%) DevOps
15 16 (4.06%) People Management
16 15 (3.81%) Mentoring
17 14 (3.55%) OOD
17 14 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 128 (32.49%) SQL
2 103 (26.14%) C#
3 56 (14.21%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.60%) T-SQL
5 22 (5.58%) VB.NET
6 20 (5.08%) C
7 12 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.54%) R
9 7 (1.78%) PHP
10 6 (1.52%) Python
10 6 (1.52%) VB
11 5 (1.27%) Java
12 4 (1.02%) Delphi
13 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.76%) VBA
14 2 (0.51%) C++
15 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.25%) Ruby
15 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (13.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.38%) Degree
3 29 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (6.60%) CCNA
5 19 (4.82%) MCSE
6 17 (4.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 15 (3.81%) ISEB
8 14 (3.55%) MCP
9 11 (2.79%) MCSA
10 9 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.03%) DBS Check
11 8 (2.03%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.52%) CCA
12 6 (1.52%) MCITP
13 5 (1.27%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (1.02%) IIBA
14 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.85%) SLA
2 25 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (5.33%) QA
4 16 (4.06%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.51%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 50 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.31%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.30%) vSphere
6 11 (2.79%) XenApp
7 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (2.03%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.78%) XenServer
9 5 (1.27%) MetaFrame
9 5 (1.27%) vCloud
9 5 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.02%) Docker
11 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (4.57%) HP Data Protector
2 13 (3.30%) Tivoli
2 13 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (2.03%) WSUS
4 6 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.02%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.76%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.51%) AppManager
8 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.51%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.51%) SCCM
9 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 91 (23.10%) VMware
2 66 (16.75%) Cisco
3 46 (11.68%) Citrix
4 36 (9.14%) HP
5 28 (7.11%) Oracle
6 19 (4.82%) SAP
7 13 (3.30%) Sage
8 12 (3.05%) Dell
9 9 (2.28%) Remedy
9 9 (2.28%) Symantec
10 8 (2.03%) Avaya
11 7 (1.78%) Veeam
12 6 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.27%) Dell Compellent
13 5 (1.27%) IBM
13 5 (1.27%) Veritas
14 4 (1.02%) Adobe
14 4 (1.02%) BMC
14 4 (1.02%) Epicor
14 4 (1.02%) JD Edwards
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £16,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
SCC
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Penarth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago