The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 25 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 8.91% 6.25% 15.73%
As % of the Vendors category 45.00% 37.50% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 13
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £21,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,800 £31,805
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
Wales

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

Vendors Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 19.80% 16.67% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 19
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £20,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £29,023 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in West Wales

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Swansea -13 6 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Pembrokeshire - 2 £31,750 -
Carmarthenshire +1 1 £27,500 +52.77%
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 19 (65.52%) .NET
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Test Planning
4 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (24.14%) IIS
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
6 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (20.69%) QA
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) User Experience
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.79%) VLAN
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
1 4 (13.79%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) PABX
2 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) IT Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
3 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) Ajax
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (10.34%) RESTful
6 3 (10.34%) Symfony
7 1 (3.45%) COM
7 1 (3.45%) Express
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Tandem
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) SUSE
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Test Planning
3 7 (24.14%) MVC
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.79%) ITSM
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL V2
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCDST
1 2 (6.90%) MCP
1 2 (6.90%) MCSA
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) MCTS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Nokia