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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wales / West Wales
Rank 8 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 43 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 43.00% 16.46% 8.06%
As % of the Vendors category 71.67% 54.17% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 4
Median salary £40,000 £25,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.33% -20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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 West Wales region.

Vendors Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 60.00% 30.38% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53 19 5
Median salary £40,000 £27,864 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.55% -7.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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
Swansea +6 42 £40,000 +55.33% 2
Carmarthenshire - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 43 (72.88%) SQL Server
2 40 (67.80%) .NET
3 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (62.71%) C#
5 36 (61.02%) MVC
6 35 (59.32%) OO
7 33 (55.93%) Scrum
8 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
9 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (50.85%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (50.85%) RESTful
10 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (40.68%) Windows
12 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (33.90%) SQL
14 19 (32.20%) OOP
15 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
15 17 (28.81%) HTML
16 16 (27.12%) Entity Framework
16 16 (27.12%) WCF
17 15 (25.42%) WPF
17 15 (25.42%) Use Case
17 15 (25.42%) Web Development
17 15 (25.42%) Kanban
17 15 (25.42%) Dependency Injection
17 15 (25.42%) Mercurial
17 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
17 15 (25.42%) NHibernate
17 15 (25.42%) Automated Testing

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 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) NAS
1 2 (3.39%) PABX
1 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.39%) VoIP
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (72.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
1 15 (25.42%) Mercurial
1 15 (25.42%) Subversion
2 3 (5.08%) Selenium
General
1 15 (25.42%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.42%) C# Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support
8 2 (3.39%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) DBA
9 1 (1.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
3 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (50.85%) RESTful
5 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
5 17 (28.81%) HTML
6 16 (27.12%) Entity Framework
6 16 (27.12%) WCF
7 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (25.42%) NHibernate
7 15 (25.42%) Web Services
7 15 (25.42%) WPF
7 15 (25.42%) XML
8 4 (6.78%) Java EE
9 3 (5.08%) JMS
10 2 (3.39%) Ajax
10 2 (3.39%) CSS
11 1 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (25.42%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.47%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows 10
2 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) SUSE
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (61.02%) MVC
3 35 (59.32%) OO
4 33 (55.93%) Scrum
5 30 (50.85%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (32.20%) OOP
7 15 (25.42%) Automated Testing
7 15 (25.42%) BDD
7 15 (25.42%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (25.42%) Kanban
7 15 (25.42%) MVVM
7 15 (25.42%) TDD
7 15 (25.42%) Use Case
7 15 (25.42%) Web Application Development
7 15 (25.42%) Web Development
8 11 (18.64%) ITIL
9 6 (10.17%) Security Patching
10 5 (8.47%) Service Management
10 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) C#
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) Groovy
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) MCP
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.39%) MCDST
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Firmware
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
1 5 (8.47%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Citrix
2 5 (8.47%) Intel Security
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) MuleSoft
3 3 (5.08%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) Virgin Media
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