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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 8.33% 31.15% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.71% 65.52% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 2
Average salary £22,500 £36,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -8.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
34 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 56.67% 47.54% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 12
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -11 5 £22,500 -37.50% 3
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) XSD
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) SMTP
5 3 (23.08%) FTP
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) SMTP
2 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Xcelsius
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) XSD
2 4 (30.77%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) Telerik
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