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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 224 286 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.86% 22.88% 20.55%
As % of the Vendors category 47.66% 51.53% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 198 237 212
Median salary £33,250 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £53,650 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
470 555 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.67% 44.40% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 404 461 493
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -3 107 £31,675 -13.22% 10
Newport +5 52 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Bridgend +5 27 £24,000 -42.85% 2
Torfaen +19 10 £27,500 -15.38%
Caerphilly -1 8 £37,500 -16.66%
Neath Port Talbot - 7 £45,000 -
Monmouthshire - 4 £19,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan +5 2 £25,000 -54.54%
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 190 (46.57%) MS Excel
2 153 (37.50%) Windows
2 153 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 122 (29.90%) SQL
4 118 (28.92%) .NET
5 104 (25.49%) VMware
6 102 (25.00%) C#
7 101 (24.75%) Active Directory
8 94 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (19.61%) ITIL
10 77 (18.87%) Windows Server
11 75 (18.38%) MS Exchange
12 69 (16.91%) Cisco
13 68 (16.67%) MVC
14 67 (16.42%) ASP.NET
15 64 (15.69%) MS Office
15 64 (15.69%) Firewall
16 60 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 59 (14.46%) JavaScript
18 58 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 57 (13.97%) Citrix
20 56 (13.73%) HTML
20 56 (13.73%) Finance
21 52 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 52 (12.75%) SDLC
22 51 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
23 48 (11.76%) Scrum
24 44 (10.78%) CSS
24 44 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
25 42 (10.29%) Project Management

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 75 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.11%) IIS
3 17 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.47%) CMS
6 6 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.47%) SAS
7 5 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.74%) Apache
8 3 (0.74%) Commerce Server
8 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.49%) Confluence
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.49%) JBoss
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 190 (46.57%) MS Excel
2 64 (15.69%) MS Office
3 8 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.72%) MS Project
5 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.74%) SPSS
7 2 (0.49%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.98%) Epicor Tropos
2 4 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (9.31%) Office 365
3 21 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.21%) SaaS
5 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.23%) IaaS
6 5 (1.23%) PaaS
7 3 (0.74%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.69%) Firewall
2 38 (9.31%) Internet
3 29 (7.11%) SAN
4 21 (5.15%) DNS
5 15 (3.68%) VPN
6 14 (3.43%) NAS
7 10 (2.45%) LAN
8 9 (2.21%) DHCP
8 9 (2.21%) VoIP
9 8 (1.96%) WAN
10 7 (1.72%) VLAN
11 5 (1.23%) FTP
12 4 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.98%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.98%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.98%) SNMP
12 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.74%) PuTTY
13 3 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (2.70%) OLAP
10 9 (2.21%) MySQL
10 9 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
12 7 (1.72%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.47%) Big Data
13 6 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.23%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.23%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.23%) Power BI
15 4 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 29 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.19%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.72%) NUnit
4 6 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.47%) Selenium
5 5 (1.23%) MSTest
6 4 (0.98%) Moq
6 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.98%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.49%) JIRA
8 2 (0.49%) NuGet
9 1 (0.25%) JUnit
9 1 (0.25%) NMock
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (13.73%) Finance
2 24 (5.88%) Advertising
3 20 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.72%) Electronics
6 6 (1.47%) Legal
7 5 (1.23%) Back Office
7 5 (1.23%) Local Government
8 4 (0.98%) Law
9 3 (0.74%) Banking
9 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 109 (26.72%) Developer
2 67 (16.42%) Analyst
3 47 (11.52%) Support Engineer
4 45 (11.03%) .NET Developer
5 32 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 23 (5.64%) IT Engineer
6 23 (5.64%) Technical Support
7 22 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (5.39%) IT Support
8 21 (5.15%) Support Analyst
8 21 (5.15%) Technical Engineer
9 17 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 17 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 17 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 17 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 16 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
10 16 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (3.92%) Junior
10 16 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.92%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (28.92%) .NET
2 67 (16.42%) ASP.NET
3 56 (13.73%) HTML
4 44 (10.78%) CSS
5 27 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (6.37%) COM
6 26 (6.37%) WCF
7 25 (6.13%) .NET Framework
7 25 (6.13%) XML
8 20 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 20 (4.90%) HTML5
8 20 (4.90%) jQuery
9 18 (4.41%) Web Services
10 14 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (3.19%) Ajax
12 10 (2.45%) MDX
12 10 (2.45%) WinForms
13 9 (2.21%) JSON
14 8 (1.96%) MSMQ
14 8 (1.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.19%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.19%) Mathematics
3 10 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 6 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.47%) Replication
6 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.23%) User Experience
6 5 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.98%) Clustering
7 4 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.74%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (0.74%) VLE
9 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) BYOD
10 1 (0.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 153 (37.50%) Windows
2 77 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 60 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (9.31%) Linux
6 22 (5.39%) Unix
7 12 (2.94%) AIX
7 12 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 11 (2.70%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.45%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.74%) Solaris
12 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.49%) pSOS
14 1 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.61%) ITIL
3 68 (16.67%) MVC
4 52 (12.75%) SDLC
5 48 (11.76%) Scrum
6 44 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (10.29%) Project Management
8 27 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (6.62%) TDD
9 25 (6.13%) Incident Management
10 22 (5.39%) ETL
11 21 (5.15%) OO
12 19 (4.66%) Coaching
12 19 (4.66%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.41%) ERP
14 17 (4.17%) DevOps
14 17 (4.17%) High Availability
15 15 (3.68%) OOD
15 15 (3.68%) Web Development
16 14 (3.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 122 (29.90%) SQL
2 102 (25.00%) C#
3 59 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (7.11%) T-SQL
5 23 (5.64%) VB.NET
6 19 (4.66%) C
7 14 (3.43%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.96%) R
9 7 (1.72%) Java
9 7 (1.72%) PHP
10 6 (1.47%) Python
10 6 (1.47%) VB
11 4 (0.98%) Delphi
12 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.74%) VBA
13 2 (0.49%) C++
13 2 (0.49%) Scala
14 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (8.09%) Degree
4 31 (7.60%) CCNA
5 22 (5.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 22 (5.39%) MCSE
6 17 (4.17%) ISEB
7 14 (3.43%) MCP
8 13 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (2.70%) MCSA
10 10 (2.45%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.96%) DBS Check
13 7 (1.72%) CCEE
13 7 (1.72%) CCIA
13 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.72%) MCITP
13 7 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (1.47%) CCA
15 5 (1.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.33%) SLA
2 25 (6.13%) QA
3 21 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (3.43%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (24.75%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.39%) XenDesktop
5 16 (3.92%) vSphere
6 15 (3.68%) XenApp
7 11 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.21%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.96%) XenServer
10 7 (1.72%) vCloud
10 7 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.47%) MetaFrame
12 5 (1.23%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.98%) Docker
14 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
2 17 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 17 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (2.21%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.96%) WSUS
5 7 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.98%) AppManager
6 4 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.98%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.74%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.49%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.49%) SCCM
9 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 104 (25.49%) VMware
2 69 (16.91%) Cisco
3 57 (13.97%) Citrix
4 39 (9.56%) HP
5 29 (7.11%) Oracle
6 13 (3.19%) SAP
7 12 (2.94%) Dell
7 12 (2.94%) Symantec
8 11 (2.70%) Remedy
8 11 (2.70%) Sage
9 8 (1.96%) Avaya
9 8 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.96%) Veeam
10 6 (1.47%) IBM
11 5 (1.23%) Dell Compellent
11 5 (1.23%) Veritas
12 4 (0.98%) Adobe
12 4 (0.98%) BMC
12 4 (0.98%) Epicor
12 4 (0.98%) JD Edwards
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Penison, Share Scheme, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Isle of Wight
Square One Resources
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Talentspa
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £9000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cas-gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + share options
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £26000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago