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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 12.12% 18.46% 32.08%
As % of the Vendors category 23.08% 32.88% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 17
Average salary £31,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £39,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
52 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 52.53% 56.15% 66.04%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 35
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -4 12 £31,000 -8.82% 1
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) SaaS
4 11 (45.83%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 9 (37.50%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) HTML5
7 8 (33.33%) WCF
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (33.33%) TDD
8 7 (29.17%) Unix
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (12.50%) Clustering
12 3 (12.50%) WinForms
12 3 (12.50%) NUnit
12 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
12 3 (12.50%) Firewall
12 3 (12.50%) MVC
12 3 (12.50%) IIS
12 3 (12.50%) Perl
12 3 (12.50%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) SaaS
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (12.50%) IaaS
3 3 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Moq
1 3 (12.50%) MSTest
1 3 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) XML
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) HTML5
4 8 (33.33%) WCF
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (12.50%) WinForms
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) XSD
7 2 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) OOD
3 3 (12.50%) People Management
3 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 3 (12.50%) SDLC
3 3 (12.50%) SOLID
4 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Product Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
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