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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 8.47% 17.57% 16.92%
As % of the Vendors category 27.78% 92.86% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
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
18 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 30.51% 18.92% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 17
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Content Management
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (20.00%) OOD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (15.00%) Durandal
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) Flash
8 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
8 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Content Management
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) OOD
3 4 (20.00%) B2B
3 4 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
3 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) Dell
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
1 2 (10.00%) ProCurve
Swansea
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Bonus, Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 19 days ago