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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
UK / Wales
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 251 221 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.65% 18.00% 21.31%
As % of the Vendors category 49.90% 44.47% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 218 205 243
Median salary £35,000 £34,789 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
503 497 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.40% 40.47% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 419 436 523
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -1 165 £35,000 +0.60% 21
West Wales +8 44 £40,000 +110.52% 2
Mid Wales - 23 £38,250 -
North Wales +5 14 £25,000 -41.86% 4
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 252 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 242 (46.18%) MS Excel
3 207 (39.50%) .NET
4 201 (38.36%) C#
5 195 (37.21%) Windows
6 184 (35.11%) SQL
7 182 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (28.44%) ASP.NET
9 125 (23.85%) HTML
10 122 (23.28%) Active Directory
11 116 (22.14%) MVC
12 105 (20.04%) CSS
13 104 (19.85%) JavaScript
14 98 (18.70%) Windows Server
15 97 (18.51%) VMware
16 94 (17.94%) Scrum
17 88 (16.79%) T-SQL
18 86 (16.41%) ITIL
19 80 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
20 77 (14.69%) Finance
21 73 (13.93%) Degree
22 71 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
23 70 (13.36%) OO
24 65 (12.40%) XML
24 65 (12.40%) WCF
25 62 (11.83%) MS Office
26 57 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
27 56 (10.69%) .NET Framework
28 55 (10.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 55 (10.50%) SDLC

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 47 (8.97%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.34%) IIS
3 27 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.10%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.91%) CMS
11 9 (1.72%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.76%) JBoss
13 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.57%) Apache
14 3 (0.57%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.57%) SAP Portal
15 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 242 (46.18%) MS Excel
2 62 (11.83%) MS Office
3 8 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 15 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.57%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.38%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.59%) Office 365
2 42 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.01%) SaaS
5 9 (1.72%) IaaS
6 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.15%) PaaS
7 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.38%) G Suite
8 2 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.87%) DNS
2 35 (6.68%) Firewall
3 32 (6.11%) LAN
4 27 (5.15%) WAN
5 18 (3.44%) Internet
5 18 (3.44%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.24%) SAN
7 14 (2.67%) DHCP
8 11 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.91%) Skype
10 9 (1.72%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.72%) VoIP
10 9 (1.72%) VPN
11 7 (1.34%) Broadband
12 6 (1.15%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.15%) NAS
12 6 (1.15%) SSL
13 5 (0.95%) IPsec
14 4 (0.76%) HTTP
14 4 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (5.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (2.29%) Big Data
11 11 (2.10%) MySQL
12 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.95%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.57%) OLAP
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 53 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.01%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.86%) Subversion
5 13 (2.48%) Mercurial
6 9 (1.72%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.34%) Selenium
8 4 (0.76%) NUnit
9 3 (0.57%) NMock
9 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.19%) Ant
11 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.19%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.19%) Maven
11 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 77 (14.69%) Finance
2 40 (7.63%) Advertising
3 33 (6.30%) Retail
4 22 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.91%) Marketing
6 6 (1.15%) Electronics
7 5 (0.95%) Back Office
8 3 (0.57%) Local Government
8 3 (0.57%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 182 (34.73%) Developer
2 91 (17.37%) Analyst
3 88 (16.79%) .NET Developer
4 48 (9.16%) C# Developer
5 40 (7.63%) Support Analyst
5 40 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 39 (7.44%) Software Developer
7 30 (5.73%) Applications Support
7 30 (5.73%) IT Support
8 29 (5.53%) Applications Support Analyst
8 29 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (4.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 26 (4.96%) Junior
10 25 (4.77%) Senior Developer
11 24 (4.58%) IT Manager
12 23 (4.39%) IT Engineer
13 22 (4.20%) Administrator
14 19 (3.63%) SQL Developer
15 18 (3.44%) C# Software Developer
15 18 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (39.50%) .NET
2 149 (28.44%) ASP.NET
3 125 (23.85%) HTML
4 105 (20.04%) CSS
5 80 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (12.40%) WCF
6 65 (12.40%) XML
7 56 (10.69%) .NET Framework
8 52 (9.92%) Web Services
9 48 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 47 (8.97%) jQuery
11 37 (7.06%) XSLT
12 29 (5.53%) RESTful
13 26 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 24 (4.58%) WinForms
15 22 (4.20%) Ajax
15 22 (4.20%) Entity Framework
16 21 (4.01%) AngularJS
17 16 (3.05%) WPF
18 15 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
2 45 (8.59%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.77%) NHS
4 22 (4.20%) Informatics
5 21 (4.01%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.44%) iSeries
7 17 (3.24%) User Experience
8 14 (2.67%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.48%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.72%) Clustering
10 9 (1.72%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.34%) Statistics
12 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.15%) Fintech
13 5 (0.95%) AS400
13 5 (0.95%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.95%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 195 (37.21%) Windows
2 98 (18.70%) Windows Server
3 31 (5.92%) Linux
4 26 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.82%) Unix
6 18 (3.44%) Windows 7
7 17 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.91%) Windows 10
8 10 (1.91%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.53%) Android
10 7 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.57%) VyOS
13 2 (0.38%) AIX
13 2 (0.38%) Solaris
13 2 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (22.14%) MVC
3 94 (17.94%) Scrum
4 86 (16.41%) ITIL
5 70 (13.36%) OO
6 55 (10.50%) SDLC
7 52 (9.92%) TDD
8 40 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (7.63%) Service Management
9 38 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 37 (7.06%) Coaching
11 34 (6.49%) Mentoring
12 33 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (6.30%) Project Management
13 29 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (5.53%) Incident Management
14 27 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (5.15%) OOP
14 27 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (4.01%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 201 (38.36%) C#
2 184 (35.11%) SQL
3 104 (19.85%) JavaScript
4 88 (16.79%) T-SQL
5 48 (9.16%) VB.NET
6 36 (6.87%) Java
7 27 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.86%) C
9 14 (2.67%) C++
10 5 (0.95%) PHP
10 5 (0.95%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.57%) Groovy
12 3 (0.57%) VB
13 2 (0.38%) COBOL
13 2 (0.38%) Scala
13 2 (0.38%) VBA
13 2 (0.38%) XPath
14 1 (0.19%) VB6
14 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 73 (13.93%) Degree
2 57 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (6.11%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (4.77%) MCSE
5 20 (3.82%) ISEB
6 15 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.67%) MCP
8 12 (2.29%) MCITP
9 11 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.72%) CCNA
11 8 (1.53%) MCSA
12 6 (1.15%) CCA
12 6 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.15%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.95%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.95%) SAP Certification
13 5 (0.95%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.30%) SLA
2 17 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.05%) QA
4 9 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.15%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.95%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 122 (23.28%) Active Directory
2 71 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.05%) XenServer
5 13 (2.48%) vSphere
5 13 (2.48%) XenApp
6 9 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.38%) Firmware
10 1 (0.19%) Docker
10 1 (0.19%) vCloud
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (4.58%) NetBackup
2 17 (3.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (1.53%) SCCM
4 5 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (0.95%) SCSM
5 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.76%) Nagios
5 4 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.38%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.38%) vRealize
6 2 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.38%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) Nessus
7 1 (0.19%) Nmap
Vendors
1 97 (18.51%) VMware
2 53 (10.11%) Oracle
3 42 (8.02%) HP
4 32 (6.11%) SAP
5 29 (5.53%) Citrix
6 28 (5.34%) Cisco
7 27 (5.15%) Veeam
8 26 (4.96%) 3PAR
9 22 (4.20%) Veritas
10 20 (3.82%) IBM
11 18 (3.44%) Avaya
12 17 (3.24%) Dell
13 12 (2.29%) RedGate
14 9 (1.72%) Apple
14 9 (1.72%) Sitecore
15 8 (1.53%) OpenText
15 8 (1.53%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.34%) Aastra
17 6 (1.15%) Intel
18 5 (0.95%) Remedy
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