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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 8.51% 18.82% 25.33%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 69.57% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 17
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
8 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 17.02% 27.06% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 23
Average salary £80,000 £31,500 £30,618
Average salary % change year-on-year
+153.96% +2.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 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 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) B2B
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
1 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) Durandal
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) B2B
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) Dell
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
1 2 (14.29%) ProCurve