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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 198 230 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.54% 20.99% 20.73%
As % of the Vendors category 43.52% 49.04% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 181 214 213
Median salary £33,000 £34,895 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.42% -0.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,825 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £42,850 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
455 469 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.60% 42.79% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 395 408 451
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -6 114 £33,000 +1.53% 5
Newport -1 52 £37,500 +2.73% 4
Torfaen +8 14 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Caerphilly +1 6 £37,000 +85.00%
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £32,000 -
Neath Port Talbot -12 3 £38,500 +2.66%
Merthyr Tydfil 0 2 £22,378 -50.27%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 184 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 165 (37.76%) SQL Server
3 162 (37.07%) SQL
4 155 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (35.24%) .NET
5 154 (35.24%) Windows
6 139 (31.81%) C#
7 109 (24.94%) ASP.NET
8 95 (21.74%) T-SQL
9 94 (21.51%) JavaScript
10 91 (20.82%) Active Directory
11 90 (20.59%) MVC
12 88 (20.14%) HTML
13 86 (19.68%) Windows Server
14 85 (19.45%) CSS
15 83 (18.99%) VMware
16 72 (16.48%) Finance
17 70 (16.02%) Scrum
18 64 (14.65%) ITIL
19 61 (13.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 60 (13.73%) MS Office
21 58 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
22 53 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
22 53 (12.13%) SDLC
22 53 (12.13%) MS Exchange
23 50 (11.44%) Firewall
24 49 (11.21%) XML
25 47 (10.76%) Degree
25 47 (10.76%) Waterfall
26 45 (10.30%) 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 53 (12.13%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.72%) IIS
3 19 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.83%) CMS
8 7 (1.60%) Apache
8 7 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.60%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.37%) JBoss
9 6 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.14%) Oracle 10gAS
10 5 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.69%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.69%) SAP Portal
11 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 184 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 60 (13.73%) MS Office
3 13 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.92%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.23%) InDesign
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 17 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.92%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.46%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.23%) assyst
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.95%) Office 365
2 20 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.14%) IaaS
4 5 (1.14%) PaaS
4 5 (1.14%) SaaS
5 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.44%) Firewall
2 31 (7.09%) LAN
3 26 (5.95%) WAN
4 21 (4.81%) DNS
5 18 (4.12%) DHCP
6 16 (3.66%) Internet
7 14 (3.20%) SAN
8 13 (2.97%) VoIP
9 12 (2.75%) TCP/IP
9 12 (2.75%) VPN
9 12 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.60%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.37%) NAS
12 5 (1.14%) Intranet
12 5 (1.14%) MPLS
12 5 (1.14%) PuTTY
12 5 (1.14%) SSH
12 5 (1.14%) SSL
12 5 (1.14%) Telnet
13 4 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 61 (13.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (9.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (2.29%) Big Data
11 9 (2.06%) OLAP
12 7 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.14%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (6.86%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.29%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.60%) Selenium
5 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.14%) NUnit
6 5 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.14%) PVCS
7 3 (0.69%) MorphX
7 3 (0.69%) NMock
8 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.46%) Subversion
9 1 (0.23%) Ant
9 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.23%) JUnit
9 1 (0.23%) Maven
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 72 (16.48%) Finance
2 45 (10.30%) Advertising
3 19 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.29%) Marketing
6 7 (1.60%) Back Office
6 7 (1.60%) Retail
7 6 (1.37%) Electronics
8 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.46%) Games
9 2 (0.46%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 145 (33.18%) Developer
2 78 (17.85%) Analyst
3 71 (16.25%) .NET Developer
4 40 (9.15%) Support Engineer
5 38 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 32 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 31 (7.09%) Senior Developer
8 29 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (6.64%) Software Developer
9 26 (5.95%) SQL Developer
10 25 (5.72%) IT Support
11 24 (5.49%) Applications Support
12 23 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
13 21 (4.81%) IT Engineer
13 21 (4.81%) Junior
14 18 (4.12%) .NET Software Developer
14 18 (4.12%) Administrator
15 17 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 17 (3.89%) IT Manager
16 16 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (35.24%) .NET
2 109 (24.94%) ASP.NET
3 88 (20.14%) HTML
4 85 (19.45%) CSS
5 53 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (11.21%) XML
7 44 (10.07%) WCF
8 42 (9.61%) .NET Framework
8 42 (9.61%) jQuery
9 34 (7.78%) XSLT
10 31 (7.09%) Web Services
11 26 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 23 (5.26%) WinForms
13 21 (4.81%) Ajax
14 16 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (2.75%) CSS3
15 12 (2.75%) HTML5
16 11 (2.52%) AngularJS
17 10 (2.29%) Entity Framework
18 8 (1.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.01%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.81%) Informatics
3 21 (4.81%) NHS
4 17 (3.89%) iSeries
5 9 (2.06%) Reference Data
6 8 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.37%) User Experience
8 5 (1.14%) Clustering
9 4 (0.92%) Replication
9 4 (0.92%) Statistics
10 3 (0.69%) AS400
10 3 (0.69%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.69%) Fintech
10 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 154 (35.24%) Windows
2 86 (19.68%) Windows Server
3 40 (9.15%) Linux
3 40 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.58%) Unix
6 19 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.89%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.60%) AIX
10 6 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.14%) Solaris
12 4 (0.92%) Android
12 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.69%) VyOS
13 3 (0.69%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (20.59%) MVC
3 70 (16.02%) Scrum
4 64 (14.65%) ITIL
5 53 (12.13%) SDLC
6 47 (10.76%) Waterfall
7 43 (9.84%) TDD
8 41 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 35 (8.01%) Incident Management
11 33 (7.55%) OO
12 32 (7.32%) Coaching
12 32 (7.32%) Project Management
13 24 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (5.26%) CRM
15 19 (4.35%) People Management
16 18 (4.12%) Business Analysis
16 18 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (3.89%) Service Management
18 16 (3.66%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 162 (37.07%) SQL
2 139 (31.81%) C#
3 95 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 94 (21.51%) JavaScript
5 40 (9.15%) VB.NET
6 24 (5.49%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.52%) C
8 10 (2.29%) Java
9 8 (1.83%) PHP
10 5 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.92%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.92%) VBA
11 4 (0.92%) X++
12 3 (0.69%) C++
13 2 (0.46%) Scala
13 2 (0.46%) VB
13 2 (0.46%) XPath
14 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 47 (10.76%) Degree
2 38 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (4.81%) ISEB
5 20 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.66%) CCNA
7 14 (3.20%) MCSE
8 13 (2.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (2.52%) MCP
9 11 (2.52%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.06%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.60%) CCNP
13 4 (0.92%) IIBA
13 4 (0.92%) MCSA
13 4 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.92%) SAP Certification
14 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.69%) MCTS
14 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.24%) SLA
2 20 (4.58%) QA
3 15 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.14%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.92%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.23%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 91 (20.82%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.58%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.89%) vSphere
5 15 (3.43%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.75%) XenServer
7 11 (2.52%) XenApp
8 8 (1.83%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.92%) vCloud
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (2.97%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (2.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 9 (2.06%) Tivoli
3 9 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.60%) SCCM
6 6 (1.37%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.14%) BladeLogic
7 5 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.92%) Nagios
8 4 (0.92%) WSUS
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.23%) AppManager
11 1 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.23%) Nessus
11 1 (0.23%) Nmap
11 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 83 (18.99%) VMware
2 36 (8.24%) Cisco
3 29 (6.64%) Citrix
4 28 (6.41%) HP
5 26 (5.95%) SAP
6 23 (5.26%) Oracle
7 21 (4.81%) Avaya
8 20 (4.58%) IBM
9 13 (2.97%) RedGate
10 12 (2.75%) Dell
11 11 (2.52%) Remedy
12 9 (2.06%) Apple
12 9 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.06%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.83%) Intel
13 8 (1.83%) Symantec
14 7 (1.60%) Aastra
15 5 (1.14%) BMC
15 5 (1.14%) EMC
15 5 (1.14%) Serena
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