The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 265 259 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.61% 21.18% 20.66%
As % of the Vendors category 46.57% 50.68% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 232 233 239
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £20,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Microsoft
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
569 511 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 44.25% 41.78% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 478 436 505
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wales

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 198 £33,000 -5.71% 14
West Wales +2 32 £40,000 +12.67% 2
Mid Wales - 22 £37,500 -
North Wales -2 10 £26,750 -37.79% 1
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 243 (42.78%) SQL Server
2 242 (42.61%) MS Excel
3 199 (35.04%) .NET
4 198 (34.86%) Windows
5 191 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
6 190 (33.45%) SQL
7 181 (31.87%) C#
8 146 (25.70%) Active Directory
9 131 (23.06%) ASP.NET
10 126 (22.18%) VMware
11 117 (20.60%) HTML
12 113 (19.89%) MVC
13 105 (18.49%) JavaScript
14 102 (17.96%) ITIL
15 101 (17.78%) Windows Server
16 99 (17.43%) CSS
17 94 (16.55%) T-SQL
18 90 (15.85%) Scrum
19 83 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 81 (14.26%) Finance
21 75 (13.20%) MS Office
22 71 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
23 68 (11.97%) Degree
24 64 (11.27%) HP
25 63 (11.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 61 (10.74%) XML
26 61 (10.74%) MS Exchange
27 59 (10.39%) Hyper-V
28 58 (10.21%) Team Foundation Server
28 58 (10.21%) OO

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.81%) IIS
3 27 (4.75%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.64%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.41%) CMS
7 8 (1.41%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.23%) Apache
8 7 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.23%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.06%) JBoss
9 6 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle 10gAS
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.53%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.53%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 242 (42.61%) MS Excel
2 75 (13.20%) MS Office
3 13 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.06%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 20 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.58%) Unit4 Business World
3 8 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.70%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.18%) assyst
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.39%) Office 365
2 40 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.82%) SaaS
5 8 (1.41%) IaaS
6 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.88%) PaaS
8 2 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.33%) DNS
2 52 (9.15%) Firewall
3 34 (5.99%) LAN
4 29 (5.11%) WAN
5 22 (3.87%) Internet
6 18 (3.17%) DHCP
7 16 (2.82%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.64%) SAN
8 15 (2.64%) VoIP
9 13 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.94%) VPN
11 7 (1.23%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.23%) NAS
11 7 (1.23%) Skype
12 5 (0.88%) Intranet
12 5 (0.88%) MPLS
12 5 (0.88%) PuTTY
12 5 (0.88%) SSL
12 5 (0.88%) Telnet
12 5 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (42.78%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.17%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.76%) Big Data
10 9 (1.58%) OLAP
11 7 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.23%) MySQL
11 7 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.06%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (10.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (5.28%) Visual Studio
3 20 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.11%) Subversion
5 10 (1.76%) Mercurial
5 10 (1.76%) Selenium
5 10 (1.76%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.88%) NUnit
7 5 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.88%) PVCS
8 3 (0.53%) MorphX
8 3 (0.53%) NMock
9 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.18%) Hudson
10 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (14.26%) Finance
2 47 (8.27%) Advertising
3 24 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.23%) Retail
4 18 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.76%) Marketing
6 7 (1.23%) Back Office
7 6 (1.06%) Electronics
8 4 (0.70%) Local Government
9 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 182 (32.04%) Developer
2 95 (16.73%) Analyst
3 86 (15.14%) .NET Developer
4 50 (8.80%) C# Developer
5 48 (8.45%) Support Engineer
6 41 (7.22%) Support Analyst
7 35 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (5.99%) Software Developer
9 32 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 30 (5.28%) IT Support
11 26 (4.58%) Applications Support
11 26 (4.58%) SQL Developer
12 25 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
12 25 (4.40%) IT Engineer
13 23 (4.05%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (4.05%) Junior
14 22 (3.87%) Administrator
15 21 (3.70%) IT Manager
16 19 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
17 17 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (35.04%) .NET
2 131 (23.06%) ASP.NET
3 117 (20.60%) HTML
4 99 (17.43%) CSS
5 71 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (10.74%) XML
7 56 (9.86%) WCF
8 54 (9.51%) .NET Framework
9 51 (8.98%) Web Services
10 44 (7.75%) jQuery
11 34 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (5.99%) XSLT
12 27 (4.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 25 (4.40%) RESTful
14 23 (4.05%) WinForms
15 22 (3.87%) Ajax
16 21 (3.70%) Entity Framework
17 14 (2.46%) AngularJS
18 13 (2.29%) HTML5
19 12 (2.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.10%) Management Information System
2 38 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.23%) NHS
5 21 (3.70%) Informatics
6 19 (3.35%) User Experience
7 18 (3.17%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.99%) iSeries
9 12 (2.11%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.94%) Clustering
11 9 (1.58%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.06%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.88%) AS400
13 5 (0.88%) Statistics
14 4 (0.70%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.70%) Replication
14 4 (0.70%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 198 (34.86%) Windows
2 101 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 42 (7.39%) Linux
4 40 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (4.40%) Unix
6 25 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 20 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.94%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.76%) Android
10 9 (1.58%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.23%) AIX
11 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.88%) Solaris
14 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.70%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.53%) VyOS
16 2 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (19.89%) MVC
3 102 (17.96%) ITIL
4 90 (15.85%) Scrum
5 58 (10.21%) OO
6 55 (9.68%) SDLC
7 51 (8.98%) TDD
8 48 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 46 (8.10%) Waterfall
10 41 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (7.22%) Service Management
11 40 (7.04%) Project Management
12 39 (6.87%) Mentoring
13 38 (6.69%) Incident Management
14 37 (6.51%) Coaching
15 31 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (4.58%) CRM
16 26 (4.58%) Data Protection
16 26 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 190 (33.45%) SQL
2 181 (31.87%) C#
3 105 (18.49%) JavaScript
4 94 (16.55%) T-SQL
5 42 (7.39%) VB.NET
6 36 (6.34%) PowerShell
7 30 (5.28%) Java
8 14 (2.46%) C
9 13 (2.29%) C++
10 10 (1.76%) PHP
11 6 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.06%) VBA
12 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.70%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.70%) X++
13 2 (0.35%) COBOL
13 2 (0.35%) Scala
13 2 (0.35%) VB
13 2 (0.35%) XPath
14 1 (0.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 68 (11.97%) Degree
2 51 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (5.99%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (4.05%) ISEB
5 22 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.17%) MCSE
7 16 (2.82%) CCNA
8 13 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (2.29%) MCP
9 11 (1.94%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.58%) MCITP
11 9 (1.58%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.06%) CCNP
12 6 (1.06%) MCSA
13 5 (0.88%) MCTS
13 5 (0.88%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.70%) IIBA
14 4 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.27%) SLA
2 22 (3.87%) QA
3 15 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.70%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 146 (25.70%) Active Directory
2 83 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.99%) vSphere
5 15 (2.64%) XenDesktop
5 15 (2.64%) XenServer
6 11 (1.94%) XenApp
7 7 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.70%) vCloud
9 3 (0.53%) Firmware
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (5.99%) NetBackup
2 13 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
3 12 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (1.94%) SCCM
5 9 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (1.58%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.41%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.88%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.70%) Nagios
8 4 (0.70%) SCSM
8 4 (0.70%) WSUS
9 2 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.18%) Nmap
10 1 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 126 (22.18%) VMware
2 64 (11.27%) HP
3 54 (9.51%) Oracle
4 39 (6.87%) Veeam
5 38 (6.69%) Cisco
6 36 (6.34%) 3PAR
6 36 (6.34%) Citrix
7 30 (5.28%) SAP
8 28 (4.93%) Veritas
9 22 (3.87%) IBM
10 21 (3.70%) Avaya
11 15 (2.64%) Dell
12 13 (2.29%) RedGate
13 11 (1.94%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.94%) Remedy
14 9 (1.58%) Apple
14 9 (1.58%) Sitecore
15 8 (1.41%) Intel
15 8 (1.41%) Symantec
16 7 (1.23%) Aastra
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Flexible Working + more
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CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
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