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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
UK / Wales
Rank 5 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 253 191 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.03% 13.95% 21.41%
As % of the Vendors category 49.13% 35.37% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 205 171 256
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
515 540 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.91% 39.44% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 391 471 549
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +6 178 £37,500 +15.38% 17
West Wales +5 35 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Mid Wales - 28 £39,000 - 1
North Wales - 8 £25,000 - 12
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 245 (48.23%) SQL Server
2 228 (44.88%) MS Excel
3 217 (42.72%) .NET
4 206 (40.55%) C#
5 189 (37.20%) Windows
6 182 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
7 180 (35.43%) SQL
8 151 (29.72%) ASP.NET
9 137 (26.97%) HTML
10 131 (25.79%) MVC
11 116 (22.83%) JavaScript
12 106 (20.87%) CSS
13 101 (19.88%) Scrum
14 98 (19.29%) Active Directory
15 86 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 85 (16.73%) VMware
17 84 (16.54%) Windows Server
18 81 (15.94%) Degree
19 77 (15.16%) T-SQL
20 73 (14.37%) ITIL
21 69 (13.58%) Finance
22 68 (13.39%) OO
23 64 (12.60%) XML
24 63 (12.40%) MS Office
24 63 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
25 61 (12.01%) WCF
25 61 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
26 58 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web API
26 58 (11.42%) Office 365
27 56 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server

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 38 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (4.92%) IIS
4 21 (4.13%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.15%) CMS
6 15 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.76%) Skype for Business
8 13 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (2.56%) Umbraco
9 12 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.36%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.79%) JBoss
12 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.59%) Apache
13 3 (0.59%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.59%) SAP Portal
14 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 228 (44.88%) MS Excel
2 63 (12.40%) MS Office
3 9 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 18 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.97%) Sage 200
3 9 (1.77%) Sage 50
4 8 (1.57%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.39%) Epicor Tropos
8 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.39%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.42%) Office 365
2 53 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.15%) SaaS
5 9 (1.77%) IaaS
6 6 (1.18%) PaaS
7 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.39%) G Suite
9 2 (0.39%) GitHub
10 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.91%) LAN
2 28 (5.51%) Firewall
3 27 (5.31%) WAN
4 24 (4.72%) DNS
5 23 (4.53%) SAN
6 20 (3.94%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.76%) Internet
8 13 (2.56%) Skype
9 12 (2.36%) DHCP
9 12 (2.36%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.77%) VoIP
11 8 (1.57%) VPN
12 7 (1.38%) Broadband
13 6 (1.18%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.98%) IPsec
14 5 (0.98%) SSL
14 5 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.98%) Wireless
15 4 (0.79%) HTTP
15 4 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (48.23%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (6.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (2.95%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.36%) Big Data
9 12 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.97%) MySQL
11 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.39%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 56 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (6.30%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.54%) Subversion
5 15 (2.95%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.98%) Selenium
7 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.59%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.59%) NUnit
8 3 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.39%) Grunt
9 2 (0.39%) NMock
10 1 (0.20%) Ant
10 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.20%) gulp
10 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 69 (13.58%) Finance
2 40 (7.87%) Advertising
3 33 (6.50%) Retail
4 28 (5.51%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.38%) Marketing
7 4 (0.79%) Back Office
8 3 (0.59%) Electronics
8 3 (0.59%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.39%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Local Government
9 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 197 (38.78%) Developer
2 99 (19.49%) .NET Developer
3 84 (16.54%) Analyst
4 45 (8.86%) C# Developer
5 39 (7.68%) Support Analyst
6 36 (7.09%) Software Developer
6 36 (7.09%) Support Engineer
7 31 (6.10%) IT Support
8 30 (5.91%) Applications Support
9 29 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
9 29 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.31%) Junior
11 25 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (4.53%) .NET Software Developer
13 22 (4.33%) Consultant
14 21 (4.13%) IT Manager
15 18 (3.54%) IT Engineer
16 17 (3.35%) Applications Developer
17 16 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
17 16 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (42.72%) .NET
2 151 (29.72%) ASP.NET
3 137 (26.97%) HTML
4 106 (20.87%) CSS
5 86 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (12.60%) XML
7 61 (12.01%) WCF
8 58 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 52 (10.24%) jQuery
10 51 (10.04%) .NET Framework
11 50 (9.84%) Web Services
12 35 (6.89%) RESTful
12 35 (6.89%) XSLT
13 30 (5.91%) AngularJS
14 26 (5.12%) Ajax
15 25 (4.92%) Entity Framework
16 21 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 20 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 18 (3.54%) WinForms
19 17 (3.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.53%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.13%) NHS
6 16 (3.15%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.17%) iSeries
8 10 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.57%) User Experience
10 7 (1.38%) Fintech
11 6 (1.18%) Clustering
11 6 (1.18%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.98%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.98%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.79%) AS400
13 4 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.79%) CMDB
13 4 (0.79%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 189 (37.20%) Windows
2 84 (16.54%) Windows Server
3 35 (6.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (4.33%) Linux
5 18 (3.54%) Windows 7
6 17 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.56%) Unix
8 10 (1.97%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.77%) Android
9 9 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.98%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.20%) AIX
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (25.79%) MVC
3 101 (19.88%) Scrum
4 73 (14.37%) ITIL
5 68 (13.39%) OO
6 55 (10.83%) TDD
7 52 (10.24%) SDLC
8 49 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (7.48%) Waterfall
10 31 (6.10%) Project Management
11 28 (5.51%) OOP
12 27 (5.31%) Business Analysis
12 27 (5.31%) Coaching
12 27 (5.31%) CRM
12 27 (5.31%) Web Development
13 26 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (5.12%) Mentoring
14 23 (4.53%) BDD
15 22 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (4.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (40.55%) C#
2 180 (35.43%) SQL
3 116 (22.83%) JavaScript
4 77 (15.16%) T-SQL
5 39 (7.68%) VB.NET
6 35 (6.89%) Java
7 22 (4.33%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.56%) C
9 11 (2.17%) C++
10 10 (1.97%) PHP
10 10 (1.97%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.79%) Groovy
11 4 (0.79%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) COBOL
12 2 (0.39%) XPath
13 1 (0.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.20%) VB6
13 1 (0.20%) VBA
13 1 (0.20%) X++
Qualifications
1 81 (15.94%) Degree
2 61 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (7.28%) MCSE
4 20 (3.94%) ISEB
5 19 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.17%) CCA
7 11 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (1.97%) CCNA
8 10 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.77%) MCP
9 9 (1.77%) MCSA
10 7 (1.38%) MCITP
11 5 (0.98%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.98%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.79%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.39%) MCTS
14 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.71%) SLA
2 14 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.17%) QA
4 9 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.18%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.98%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.39%) PMO
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.20%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 98 (19.29%) Active Directory
2 63 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (10.83%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.54%) XenApp
5 16 (3.15%) XenServer
6 9 (1.77%) vSphere
7 8 (1.57%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.79%) Docker
9 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.59%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.39%) Firmware
10 2 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (3.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.57%) SCCM
4 6 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.98%) SCSM
6 3 (0.59%) WSUS
7 2 (0.39%) vRealize
7 2 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (16.73%) VMware
2 41 (8.07%) Oracle
3 30 (5.91%) Citrix
4 26 (5.12%) SAP
5 22 (4.33%) HP
6 20 (3.94%) Cisco
7 18 (3.54%) Dell
8 17 (3.35%) Sitecore
9 16 (3.15%) Avaya
10 15 (2.95%) IBM
10 15 (2.95%) Veeam
11 12 (2.36%) 3PAR
11 12 (2.36%) Apple
12 11 (2.17%) Sage
13 9 (1.77%) RedGate
14 8 (1.57%) Veritas
15 7 (1.38%) Aastra
15 7 (1.38%) Twitter
16 6 (1.18%) Xamarin
17 5 (0.98%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Blackwood, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Holywell, Clwyd
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 24,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 24,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
ISL
Salary: £27100 - £34900 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Denbighshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
ISL
Salary: £4500 - £35000 per annum + +
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Flint, Clwyd
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Denbighshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Denbigh, Clwyd
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Flint, Clwyd
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Ensono
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Deeside
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 20 days ago