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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.05% 35.71% 20.45%
As % of the Vendors category 46.67% 78.95% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 9
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,700 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,805 £40,000 £29,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
30 38 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 32.26% 45.24% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 9
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,900 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £29,023 £29,900 £42,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
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 18 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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 -1 13 £28,262 +2.76% 6
Pembrokeshire - 1 £18,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 7 (25.93%) MVC
6 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
6 7 (25.93%) WCF
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (22.22%) Mercurial
7 6 (22.22%) Android
7 6 (22.22%) WPF
7 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
7 6 (22.22%) LINQ
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (22.22%) Content Management
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (22.22%) WinForms
7 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
7 6 (22.22%) GIS
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) XSLT

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) OLAP
4 3 (11.11%) Star Schema
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Mercurial
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) CruiseControl
2 2 (7.41%) NCover
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.93%) WCF
4 6 (22.22%) WPF
4 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 6 (22.22%) LINQ
4 6 (22.22%) WinForms
4 6 (22.22%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) XSLT
4 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) Durandal
6 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 6 (22.22%) GIS
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) RIA
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Android
2 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) Content Management
2 6 (22.22%) Android Development
2 6 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) OOD
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) User Experience Design
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.70%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) MCSA
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Cognos
2 3 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) ProCurve
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