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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 17.46% 33.33% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 33.85% 48.65% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 5
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £50,000 £35,500
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
65 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 51.59% 68.52% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 13
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £26,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,550 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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 -7 22 £34,000 -11.68% 2
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 14 (42.42%) C#
3 14 (42.42%) WCF
4 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (33.33%) TDD
6 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) PaaS
7 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 9 (27.27%) XML
7 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) MVC
8 8 (24.24%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) HTML5
9 7 (21.21%) Big Data
9 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
9 7 (21.21%) Mobile Marketing
9 7 (21.21%) OOD
9 7 (21.21%) Data Mining
9 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
9 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.21%) Advertising
9 7 (21.21%) Marketing
9 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 6 (18.18%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (18.18%) Node.js
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) PaaS
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) SNMP
3 3 (9.09%) Multicast
3 3 (9.09%) IGMP
3 3 (9.09%) RTSP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) IPsec
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
4 2 (6.06%) IGRP
4 2 (6.06%) PPTP
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) ADSL
4 2 (6.06%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Big Data
2 7 (21.21%) Data Mining
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Moq
1 3 (9.09%) MSTest
1 3 (9.09%) NUnit
1 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (21.21%) Advertising
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Trainer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) WCF
3 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 9 (27.27%) XML
5 8 (24.24%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) HTML5
6 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.15%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (9.09%) REST
8 3 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (9.09%) CSS
8 3 (9.09%) SOAP
8 3 (9.09%) WinForms
9 2 (6.06%) XSD
9 2 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) DTV
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) TDD
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) MVC
3 7 (21.21%) Mobile Marketing
3 7 (21.21%) OOD
3 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Test Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Entry
7 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Product Management
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) Korn
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Xen
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) VMware
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Brocade
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Dell
2 2 (6.06%) EMC
2 2 (6.06%) Nokia
2 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
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