The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Microsoft
South Wales / Caerphilly
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 3 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Caerphilly 33.33% 33.33% 60.78%
As % of the Vendors category 41.38% 37.50% 68.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 25
Median salary £22,500 £26,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% -42.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £29,200 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Caerphilly
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 29 8 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly 80.56% 88.89% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 37
Median salary £36,000 £26,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -42.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,215 £75,000 £67,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Caerphilly

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Caerphilly citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Caerphilly.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Caerphilly

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Caerphilly over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Caerphilly region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security
5 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) MCP
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (17.65%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Caerphilly 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) CMDB
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Delphi
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (17.65%) MCP
3 3 (17.65%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Certification
5 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.88%) APMP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix