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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wales / South Wales
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 165 202 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.50% 18.60% 22.63%
As % of the Vendors category 42.53% 44.69% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 154 189 233
Median salary £35,000 £34,789 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
388 452 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.50% 41.62% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 342 403 501
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 19 January 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 January 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 87 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Newport +2 49 £40,000 - 5
Torfaen +19 18 £30,000 +4.34%
Caerphilly +3 5 £23,500 +17.50%
Bridgend +1 2 £39,250 +106.57% 1
Merthyr Tydfil 0 2 £22,378 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £32,000 -
Gwent - 1 £40,500 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 166 (44.39%) MS Excel
2 156 (41.71%) SQL Server
3 143 (38.24%) SQL
3 143 (38.24%) .NET
4 137 (36.63%) C#
5 136 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (35.56%) Windows
7 111 (29.68%) ASP.NET
8 88 (23.53%) HTML
9 87 (23.26%) JavaScript
9 87 (23.26%) T-SQL
10 85 (22.73%) CSS
11 79 (21.12%) MVC
12 78 (20.86%) Active Directory
13 72 (19.25%) Windows Server
14 65 (17.38%) Finance
15 62 (16.58%) Scrum
16 56 (14.97%) VMware
17 53 (14.17%) Team Foundation Server
18 51 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 51 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
19 50 (13.37%) SDLC
20 49 (13.10%) ITIL
20 49 (13.10%) XML
21 48 (12.83%) MS Office
22 46 (12.30%) Degree
23 44 (11.76%) WCF
23 44 (11.76%) VB.NET
24 42 (11.23%) jQuery
25 41 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008

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 34 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.35%) IIS
3 15 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (4.01%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.67%) CMS
6 9 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.41%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.07%) JBoss
8 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.80%) Apache
9 3 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.80%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.80%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 166 (44.39%) MS Excel
2 48 (12.83%) MS Office
3 8 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.80%) MS Project
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%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 12 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.80%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.53%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.27%) assyst
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.75%) Office 365
2 15 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.60%) IaaS
4 6 (1.60%) PaaS
4 6 (1.60%) SaaS
5 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.53%) G Suite
6 2 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.75%) Firewall
2 24 (6.42%) LAN
3 20 (5.35%) WAN
4 16 (4.28%) DNS
4 16 (4.28%) SAN
5 13 (3.48%) DHCP
5 13 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (2.41%) VPN
8 7 (1.87%) Internet
8 7 (1.87%) VoIP
9 6 (1.60%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.60%) SSL
10 5 (1.34%) IPsec
11 4 (1.07%) HTTP
11 4 (1.07%) NAS
12 3 (0.80%) MPLS
12 3 (0.80%) WLAN
13 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.53%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (41.71%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (3.21%) Big Data
7 12 (3.21%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.80%) MySQL
10 3 (0.80%) OLAP
11 2 (0.53%) Ingres
11 2 (0.53%) OLTP
11 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 53 (14.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (6.42%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.14%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.87%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.07%) NUnit
5 4 (1.07%) Selenium
6 3 (0.80%) NMock
6 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) Ant
8 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (17.38%) Finance
2 36 (9.63%) Advertising
3 20 (5.35%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.28%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.67%) Marketing
5 10 (2.67%) Retail
6 6 (1.60%) Electronics
7 5 (1.34%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Games
8 2 (0.53%) German Language
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (34.76%) Developer
2 71 (18.98%) Analyst
3 64 (17.11%) .NET Developer
4 37 (9.89%) Support Analyst
5 34 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 28 (7.49%) Applications Support
7 27 (7.22%) Applications Support Analyst
8 25 (6.68%) C# Developer
9 24 (6.42%) Junior
9 24 (6.42%) Support Engineer
10 23 (6.15%) Senior Developer
11 22 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (5.61%) .NET Software Developer
13 20 (5.35%) IT Manager
13 20 (5.35%) IT Support
14 18 (4.81%) SQL Developer
15 17 (4.55%) Administrator
16 16 (4.28%) Consultant
17 15 (4.01%) IT Engineer
18 14 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (38.24%) .NET
2 111 (29.68%) ASP.NET
3 88 (23.53%) HTML
4 85 (22.73%) CSS
5 51 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (13.10%) XML
7 44 (11.76%) WCF
8 42 (11.23%) jQuery
9 39 (10.43%) .NET Framework
10 37 (9.89%) XSLT
11 25 (6.68%) Web Services
12 24 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 23 (6.15%) WinForms
14 21 (5.61%) Ajax
15 20 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (4.01%) AngularJS
17 9 (2.41%) Node.js
18 8 (2.14%) CSS3
18 8 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (2.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.88%) Informatics
2 22 (5.88%) NHS
3 17 (4.55%) iSeries
4 15 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.41%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.60%) Fintech
6 6 (1.60%) Statistics
7 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.34%) User Experience
8 3 (0.80%) AS400
8 3 (0.80%) Clustering
8 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (35.56%) Windows
2 72 (19.25%) Windows Server
3 28 (7.49%) Linux
4 24 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.01%) Unix
6 14 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.67%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.80%) VyOS
9 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.53%) AIX
10 2 (0.53%) Android
10 2 (0.53%) Solaris
10 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (21.12%) MVC
3 62 (16.58%) Scrum
4 50 (13.37%) SDLC
5 49 (13.10%) ITIL
6 39 (10.43%) Waterfall
7 37 (9.89%) TDD
8 32 (8.56%) Coaching
9 29 (7.75%) OO
10 28 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (6.95%) Incident Management
12 25 (6.68%) Mentoring
13 24 (6.42%) Project Management
14 19 (5.08%) Business Analysis
15 18 (4.81%) People Management
16 17 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (4.55%) CRM
16 17 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (4.01%) Service Management
17 15 (4.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (38.24%) SQL
2 137 (36.63%) C#
3 87 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 87 (23.26%) T-SQL
4 44 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 21 (5.61%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.21%) C
6 12 (3.21%) Java
7 5 (1.34%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.07%) C++
8 4 (1.07%) PHP
8 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.80%) VB
10 2 (0.53%) Scala
10 2 (0.53%) XPath
11 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) VB6
11 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (12.30%) Degree
2 35 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.81%) ISEB
4 17 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (4.55%) MCSE
5 15 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.67%) MCP
7 8 (2.14%) CCNA
8 7 (1.87%) CCA
8 7 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.60%) MCSA
9 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.34%) SAP Certification
11 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.53%) CCNP
12 2 (0.53%) CISSP
12 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.35%) SLA
2 17 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.01%) QA
4 9 (2.41%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.60%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.34%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.27%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 78 (20.86%) Active Directory
2 35 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.74%) XenApp
5 12 (3.21%) vSphere
6 9 (2.41%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.41%) XenServer
7 5 (1.34%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.27%) Docker
9 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (1.07%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (1.07%) Nagios
3 3 (0.80%) SCCM
3 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.53%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.53%) vRealize
4 2 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) Nessus
5 1 (0.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 56 (14.97%) VMware
2 27 (7.22%) SAP
3 23 (6.15%) Cisco
4 21 (5.61%) Citrix
4 21 (5.61%) Oracle
5 18 (4.81%) Avaya
6 17 (4.55%) IBM
7 15 (4.01%) HP
8 12 (3.21%) RedGate
9 9 (2.41%) Apple
9 9 (2.41%) Dell
9 9 (2.41%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.87%) Aastra
11 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.34%) Alterian
12 5 (1.34%) Intel
12 5 (1.34%) Remedy
12 5 (1.34%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.07%) NetApp
13 4 (1.07%) Twitter
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Radyr, Cardiff
Prosys Computing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Radyr, Cardiff
Prosys Computing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Salary Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday