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 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 20 2 21
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 10.48% 39.47% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 18.57% 75.00% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 3
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
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
70 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 56.45% 52.63% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 20 17
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 March 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 March 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 -18 13 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (50.00%) C#
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) WCF
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
5 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
6 11 (32.35%) Windows
7 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
7 10 (29.41%) MVC
7 10 (29.41%) Scrum
8 9 (26.47%) TDD
8 9 (26.47%) PaaS
8 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
9 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
9 8 (23.53%) Data Mining
9 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (23.53%) Marketing
9 8 (23.53%) Advertising
9 8 (23.53%) Big Data
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
9 8 (23.53%) Mobile Marketing
10 7 (20.59%) MS Office
11 6 (17.65%) Web Services
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) HTML
11 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.65%) Node.js
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) PaaS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) SNMP
3 4 (11.76%) Multicast
3 4 (11.76%) IGMP
3 4 (11.76%) RTSP
4 2 (5.88%) VLAN
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.88%) ADSL
4 2 (5.88%) ISDN
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) OSPF
4 2 (5.88%) BGP
4 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) Data Mining
2 8 (23.53%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) MSTest
3 1 (2.94%) Moq
3 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (23.53%) Advertising
1 8 (23.53%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (23.53%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Trainer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) WCF
3 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 6 (17.65%) HTML5
5 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (14.71%) XML
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 3 (8.82%) SOAP
7 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.82%) REST
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 4 (11.76%) DTV
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Statistics
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 8 (23.53%) Mobile Marketing
5 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) OOD
7 4 (11.76%) Test Management
7 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) Network Management
9 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) Korn
5 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.88%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Brocade
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Dell
2 2 (5.88%) EMC
2 2 (5.88%) Nokia
2 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Telerik
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