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 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 263 307 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.17% 22.76% 20.89%
As % of the Vendors category 47.30% 47.97% 45.03%
Number of salaries quoted 228 246 250
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,350
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
556 640 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.64% 47.44% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 459 521 515
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 216 £32,500 -9.72% 30
West Wales -5 18 £34,000 +70.00% 4
North Wales -1 8 £35,000 +3.70%
Mid Wales - 7 £37,500 -
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 199 (43.83%) MS Excel
2 175 (38.55%) SQL Server
3 164 (36.12%) Windows
4 154 (33.92%) .NET
5 150 (33.04%) SQL
6 125 (27.53%) C#
7 114 (25.11%) Active Directory
7 114 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
8 99 (21.81%) VMware
9 88 (19.38%) Windows Server
10 85 (18.72%) MVC
11 83 (18.28%) ASP.NET
12 79 (17.40%) MS Exchange
13 75 (16.52%) ITIL
14 74 (16.30%) MS Office
15 72 (15.86%) JavaScript
16 71 (15.64%) HTML
17 68 (14.98%) Cisco
18 64 (14.10%) Finance
19 58 (12.78%) CSS
19 58 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 57 (12.56%) Firewall
21 54 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
22 53 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
23 52 (11.45%) SDLC
23 52 (11.45%) Scrum
24 51 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
25 49 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
26 48 (10.57%) Citrix
27 45 (9.91%) 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 79 (17.40%) MS Exchange
2 40 (8.81%) IIS
3 29 (6.39%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.76%) Node.js
8 5 (1.10%) CMS
8 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.10%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.66%) Apache
10 3 (0.66%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.44%) JBoss
11 2 (0.44%) SAS
11 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 199 (43.83%) MS Excel
2 74 (16.30%) MS Office
3 9 (1.98%) MS Project
4 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.66%) SPSS
7 2 (0.44%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) Epicor Tropos
2 4 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (9.91%) Office 365
3 21 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.98%) SaaS
5 5 (1.10%) IaaS
5 5 (1.10%) PaaS
6 4 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.56%) Firewall
2 35 (7.71%) Internet
3 29 (6.39%) DNS
3 29 (6.39%) SAN
4 13 (2.86%) NAS
4 13 (2.86%) VPN
5 11 (2.42%) LAN
6 10 (2.20%) VoIP
7 8 (1.76%) DHCP
7 8 (1.76%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.76%) VLAN
7 8 (1.76%) WAN
8 6 (1.32%) FTP
8 6 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.88%) Intranet
9 4 (0.88%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.88%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.88%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (38.55%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 15 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (2.20%) OLAP
10 9 (1.98%) MySQL
10 9 (1.98%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (1.32%) Power BI
13 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.88%) Big Data
14 4 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.88%) MS Access
14 4 (0.88%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 36 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.98%) Selenium
4 8 (1.76%) NUnit
5 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.32%) MSTest
6 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.88%) Moq
7 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.66%) JIRA
8 3 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.44%) NuGet
10 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.22%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.22%) NMock
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (14.10%) Finance
2 26 (5.73%) Manufacturing
3 18 (3.96%) Advertising
4 11 (2.42%) Electronics
5 10 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.76%) Legal
7 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.88%) Law
7 4 (0.88%) Local Government
7 4 (0.88%) Marketing
8 3 (0.66%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Banking
8 3 (0.66%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.22%) Avionics
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (27.53%) Developer
2 87 (19.16%) Analyst
3 52 (11.45%) .NET Developer
4 45 (9.91%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.49%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.61%) Support Analyst
7 28 (6.17%) IT Support
8 25 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (5.51%) IT Engineer
9 23 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
9 23 (5.07%) Technical Engineer
10 22 (4.85%) Software Developer
10 22 (4.85%) Technical Support
11 20 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 20 (4.41%) C# Developer
11 20 (4.41%) Consultant
11 20 (4.41%) Test Analyst
12 19 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (4.19%) Junior
12 19 (4.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (33.92%) .NET
2 83 (18.28%) ASP.NET
3 71 (15.64%) HTML
4 58 (12.78%) CSS
5 39 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (7.05%) .NET Framework
7 27 (5.95%) jQuery
7 27 (5.95%) WCF
8 26 (5.73%) COM
8 26 (5.73%) XML
9 20 (4.41%) Ajax
9 20 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 20 (4.41%) HTML5
10 18 (3.96%) Web Services
11 17 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (2.86%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.64%) JSON
14 10 (2.20%) MSMQ
14 10 (2.20%) WinForms
15 9 (1.98%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 11 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.20%) Smartphone
4 10 (2.20%) User Experience
5 9 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.32%) Replication
7 4 (0.88%) Clustering
7 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.66%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (0.66%) Tandem
8 3 (0.66%) VLE
9 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 164 (36.12%) Windows
2 88 (19.38%) Windows Server
3 53 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (6.61%) Linux
6 19 (4.19%) Unix
7 18 (3.96%) Windows 10
8 13 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.64%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.42%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.76%) AIX
13 3 (0.66%) pSOS
13 3 (0.66%) Solaris
13 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.22%) Android
15 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (18.72%) MVC
3 75 (16.52%) ITIL
4 52 (11.45%) Scrum
4 52 (11.45%) SDLC
5 39 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (8.15%) Project Management
7 29 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (5.95%) OO
9 26 (5.73%) TDD
10 25 (5.51%) Web Development
11 24 (5.29%) Coaching
12 20 (4.41%) ERP
12 20 (4.41%) OOD
13 19 (4.19%) ETL
14 18 (3.96%) Incident Management
15 16 (3.52%) DevOps
15 16 (3.52%) People Management
16 14 (3.08%) CRM
16 14 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.04%) SQL
2 125 (27.53%) C#
3 72 (15.86%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.73%) T-SQL
5 22 (4.85%) VB.NET
6 21 (4.63%) C
7 15 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.20%) PHP
8 10 (2.20%) R
8 10 (2.20%) VB
9 6 (1.32%) Python
10 5 (1.10%) Java
11 4 (0.88%) Delphi
12 3 (0.66%) C++
12 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.66%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.66%) VBA
13 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.22%) Scala
13 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (8.15%) Degree
3 28 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (5.73%) CCNA
5 18 (3.96%) MCSE
6 17 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (3.08%) ISEB
7 14 (3.08%) MCP
8 11 (2.42%) MCSA
9 10 (2.20%) DBS Check
10 9 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.76%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.32%) CCA
12 6 (1.32%) MCITP
13 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.88%) IIBA
14 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.39%) SLA
2 25 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (5.07%) QA
4 16 (3.52%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.44%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (25.11%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.49%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.52%) XenDesktop
5 14 (3.08%) vSphere
6 13 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.20%) XenApp
8 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (1.76%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.54%) XenServer
10 5 (1.10%) MetaFrame
10 5 (1.10%) vCloud
10 5 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.88%) Docker
12 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.22%) Firmware
13 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (3.96%) HP Data Protector
2 13 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 13 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.76%) SCCM
3 8 (1.76%) WSUS
4 6 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.32%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.32%) Windows Intune
5 5 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.88%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.66%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.44%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.22%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 99 (21.81%) VMware
2 68 (14.98%) Cisco
3 48 (10.57%) Citrix
4 39 (8.59%) HP
5 31 (6.83%) Oracle
6 20 (4.41%) SAP
7 12 (2.64%) Dell
7 12 (2.64%) Sage
8 10 (2.20%) Veeam
9 9 (1.98%) Avaya
9 9 (1.98%) Remedy
9 9 (1.98%) Symantec
10 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.32%) Veritas
11 5 (1.10%) Dell Compellent
11 5 (1.10%) IBM
12 4 (0.88%) 3PAR
12 4 (0.88%) Adobe
12 4 (0.88%) BMC
12 4 (0.88%) JD Edwards
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