The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 3 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 19.78% 44.44% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 59.57% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 2
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £40,000 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42 47 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 46.15% 74.60% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Torfaen

Microsoft
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran -9 18 £31,000 -11.42% 3
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) C#
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) WCF
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (37.14%) MVC
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) TDD
6 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
6 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) XML
7 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
7 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
8 10 (28.57%) OO
9 9 (25.71%) OOD
9 9 (25.71%) HTML5
9 9 (25.71%) PaaS
10 7 (20.00%) Retail
10 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (20.00%) WinForms
10 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
11 6 (17.14%) Java
11 6 (17.14%) CSS
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (17.14%) Scrum
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (14.29%) Logistics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 5 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) PaaS
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) ADSL
1 2 (5.71%) ISDN
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) SNMP
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) OSPF
1 2 (5.71%) BGP
1 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
1 2 (5.71%) IGRP
1 2 (5.71%) PPTP
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) IPsec
1 2 (5.71%) VLAN
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Big Data
3 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) NUnit
1 5 (14.29%) MSTest
1 5 (14.29%) Moq
2 3 (8.57%) Mercurial
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Advertising
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Trainer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) DBA
8 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) WCF
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
4 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) XML
5 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
6 9 (25.71%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (20.00%) WinForms
8 6 (17.14%) CSS
9 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.57%) XHTML
10 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (8.57%) REST
10 3 (8.57%) SOAP
11 2 (5.71%) XSD
11 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Statistics
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) MVC
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
4 10 (28.57%) OO
5 9 (25.71%) OOD
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Logistics
8 4 (11.43%) Product Management
8 4 (11.43%) Mobile Marketing
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Database Tuning
9 3 (8.57%) Web Development
9 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (17.14%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Firmware
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (5.71%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
1 4 (11.43%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) Brocade
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Dell
2 2 (5.71%) EMC
2 2 (5.71%) Nokia
2 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
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