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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 9.52% 17.95% 22.08%
As % of the Vendors category 31.58% 82.35% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 17
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
19 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 30.16% 21.79% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 26
Average salary £33,750 £29,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +4 6 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) OOD
7 4 (19.05%) B2B
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (19.05%) TypeScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) Durandal
8 2 (9.52%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) WCF
9 1 (4.76%) Flash
9 1 (4.76%) COM
9 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) RIA
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) MVC
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) OOD
3 4 (19.05%) B2B
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) UX Design
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (19.05%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) HP
1 2 (9.52%) Dell
1 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
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