The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 9.09% 15.52% 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 26.67% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 18
Average salary £37,500 £26,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

Vendors Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 34.09% 31.03% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 32
Average salary £42,277 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.37% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swansea region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Swansea

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swansea

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
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