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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 280 322 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.72% 22.52% 20.01%
As % of the Vendors category 50.72% 50.63% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 232 249 247
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
552 636 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.82% 44.48% 46.87%
Number of salaries quoted 447 499 551
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -1 222 £33,250 -7.63% 16
West Wales -5 19 £34,000 +70.00% 3
Mid Wales - 19 £37,500 -
North Wales -3 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 201 (41.44%) MS Excel
2 181 (37.32%) SQL Server
3 175 (36.08%) Windows
4 149 (30.72%) .NET
5 144 (29.69%) SQL
6 128 (26.39%) Active Directory
7 123 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (25.15%) C#
9 121 (24.95%) VMware
10 92 (18.97%) ITIL
11 90 (18.56%) Windows Server
12 84 (17.32%) MVC
13 80 (16.49%) ASP.NET
14 77 (15.88%) MS Exchange
15 74 (15.26%) MS Office
15 74 (15.26%) JavaScript
16 73 (15.05%) HTML
17 69 (14.23%) Cisco
18 67 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
19 66 (13.61%) Firewall
20 62 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
21 60 (12.37%) Finance
21 60 (12.37%) Citrix
22 59 (12.16%) CSS
23 57 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 55 (11.34%) SDLC
25 54 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
25 54 (11.13%) Scrum
26 53 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
27 51 (10.52%) Office 365

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 77 (15.88%) MS Exchange
2 40 (8.25%) IIS
3 25 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.24%) CMS
7 6 (1.24%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.24%) SAS
7 6 (1.24%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.82%) Apache
9 3 (0.62%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.62%) JBoss
9 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.41%) Confluence
10 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 201 (41.44%) MS Excel
2 74 (15.26%) MS Office
3 10 (2.06%) MS Project
4 8 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) SPSS
7 2 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.82%) Epicor Tropos
2 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (10.52%) Office 365
3 21 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.86%) SaaS
5 6 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.03%) IaaS
6 5 (1.03%) PaaS
7 3 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (13.61%) Firewall
2 44 (9.07%) Internet
3 36 (7.42%) DNS
4 29 (5.98%) SAN
5 16 (3.30%) VPN
6 14 (2.89%) NAS
7 11 (2.27%) VoIP
8 10 (2.06%) DHCP
8 10 (2.06%) LAN
9 9 (1.86%) VLAN
10 8 (1.65%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.65%) WAN
11 5 (1.03%) FTP
12 4 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.82%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.82%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.82%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.82%) Skype
12 4 (0.82%) SNMP
12 4 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (37.32%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (2.27%) OLAP
11 10 (2.06%) MySQL
12 8 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.65%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.44%) OLAP Cube
14 6 (1.24%) Big Data
14 6 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (1.03%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.03%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.03%) Power BI
16 4 (0.82%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 35 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.86%) Selenium
4 7 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.44%) NUnit
5 5 (1.03%) MSTest
5 5 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.82%) Moq
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.62%) JIRA
7 3 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.41%) NuGet
9 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.21%) JUnit
9 1 (0.21%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.21%) NMock
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (12.37%) Finance
2 26 (5.36%) Advertising
3 23 (4.74%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.65%) Electronics
6 6 (1.24%) Legal
7 5 (1.03%) Back Office
7 5 (1.03%) Local Government
8 4 (0.82%) Law
8 4 (0.82%) Marketing
9 3 (0.62%) Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.62%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.21%) Avionics
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (25.77%) Developer
2 87 (17.94%) Analyst
3 54 (11.13%) .NET Developer
4 52 (10.72%) Support Engineer
5 36 (7.42%) Senior Developer
6 27 (5.57%) IT Engineer
6 27 (5.57%) IT Support
6 27 (5.57%) Technical Engineer
6 27 (5.57%) Technical Support
7 25 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (4.95%) Support Analyst
9 23 (4.74%) C# Developer
9 23 (4.74%) Consultant
10 22 (4.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (4.54%) Software Developer
11 21 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
12 19 (3.92%) Test Analyst
13 18 (3.71%) Technical Analyst
14 17 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (30.72%) .NET
2 80 (16.49%) ASP.NET
3 73 (15.05%) HTML
4 59 (12.16%) CSS
5 40 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (7.01%) .NET Framework
7 28 (5.77%) jQuery
8 27 (5.57%) WCF
9 26 (5.36%) COM
9 26 (5.36%) XML
10 22 (4.54%) HTML5
11 20 (4.12%) Ajax
11 20 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (3.71%) Web Services
13 17 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (2.89%) AngularJS
15 13 (2.68%) JSON
16 10 (2.06%) Entity Framework
16 10 (2.06%) MDX
16 10 (2.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.68%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.68%) Mathematics
3 11 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.27%) User Experience
4 9 (1.86%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.65%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.24%) Replication
7 5 (1.03%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.82%) Clustering
8 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.82%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.62%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (0.62%) Tandem
9 3 (0.62%) VLE
10 2 (0.41%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 175 (36.08%) Windows
2 90 (18.56%) Windows Server
3 62 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (7.84%) Linux
6 22 (4.54%) Unix
7 20 (4.12%) Windows 10
8 14 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.47%) AIX
9 12 (2.47%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.27%) Mac OS X
10 11 (2.27%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.62%) Solaris
12 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.41%) pSOS
14 1 (0.21%) Android
14 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (18.97%) ITIL
3 84 (17.32%) MVC
4 55 (11.34%) SDLC
5 54 (11.13%) Scrum
6 46 (9.48%) Project Management
7 45 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (6.39%) TDD
9 30 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (5.57%) OO
11 25 (5.15%) Incident Management
12 22 (4.54%) ETL
13 20 (4.12%) OOD
14 19 (3.92%) Coaching
14 19 (3.92%) Mentoring
14 19 (3.92%) Web Development
15 18 (3.71%) ERP
16 17 (3.51%) DevOps
16 17 (3.51%) High Availability
17 16 (3.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 144 (29.69%) SQL
2 122 (25.15%) C#
3 74 (15.26%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 23 (4.74%) VB.NET
6 21 (4.33%) PowerShell
7 20 (4.12%) C
8 10 (2.06%) PHP
8 10 (2.06%) VB
9 8 (1.65%) R
10 7 (1.44%) Java
11 6 (1.24%) Python
12 4 (0.82%) Delphi
13 3 (0.62%) C++
13 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.62%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.62%) VBA
14 2 (0.41%) Scala
15 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (7.63%) Degree
3 36 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (6.39%) CCNA
5 22 (4.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 22 (4.54%) MCSE
6 17 (3.51%) ISEB
7 14 (2.89%) MCP
8 13 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (2.27%) MCSA
10 10 (2.06%) DBS Check
10 10 (2.06%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.44%) CCEE
12 7 (1.44%) CCIA
12 7 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.44%) MCITP
12 7 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (1.24%) CCA
13 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.63%) SLA
2 29 (5.98%) QA
3 21 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.89%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 67 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.54%) XenDesktop
5 16 (3.30%) vSphere
6 15 (3.09%) XenApp
7 11 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.86%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.65%) XenServer
10 7 (1.44%) vCloud
10 7 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.24%) MetaFrame
12 5 (1.03%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.82%) Docker
14 2 (0.41%) Firmware
15 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.95%) HP Data Protector
2 17 (3.51%) Tivoli
2 17 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.86%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.65%) SCCM
5 8 (1.65%) WSUS
6 7 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.82%) AppManager
8 4 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.82%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (0.82%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.62%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.41%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.41%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.21%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 121 (24.95%) VMware
2 69 (14.23%) Cisco
3 60 (12.37%) Citrix
4 49 (10.10%) HP
5 33 (6.80%) Oracle
6 16 (3.30%) Veeam
7 14 (2.89%) SAP
8 12 (2.47%) Dell
8 12 (2.47%) Symantec
9 11 (2.27%) 3PAR
9 11 (2.27%) Remedy
9 11 (2.27%) Sage
10 9 (1.86%) Veritas
11 8 (1.65%) Avaya
11 8 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.24%) IBM
13 5 (1.03%) Dell Compellent
14 4 (0.82%) Adobe
14 4 (0.82%) BMC
14 4 (0.82%) Epicor
Denbigh, Clwyd
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Penison, Share Scheme, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Isle of Wight
Square One Resources
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Talentspa
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £9000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cas-gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + share options
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £26000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago