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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 17.02% 14.29% 22.00%
As % of the Vendors category 38.10% 47.37% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 10
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £18,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,150 £40,200
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
21 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 44.68% 30.16% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 24
Average salary £42,055 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.92% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swansea

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V2
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Internet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) COM
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V2
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
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