Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 6 months to 19 June 2018 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 > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 188 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.41% 18.20% 14.70%
As % of the Vendors category 38.32% 45.08% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 118 167 169
Cardiff median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -18.92%
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £44,500
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.10% +10.00% -12.16%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 321 417 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 35.01% 40.37% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 260 376 425
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £21,475 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +4.17%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cardiff

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cardiff

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 48 (39.02%) Windows
2 44 (35.77%) Active Directory
3 39 (31.71%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (30.08%) Office 365
5 36 (29.27%) SQL
6 35 (28.46%) .NET
7 34 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (26.83%) C#
9 30 (24.39%) LAN
10 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
11 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
12 23 (18.70%) ADSL
13 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET
13 21 (17.07%) CSS
13 21 (17.07%) Firewall
13 21 (17.07%) Windows Server
14 20 (16.26%) Windows 7
14 20 (16.26%) MVC
15 19 (15.45%) MS Exchange
16 18 (14.63%) HTML
17 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
18 15 (12.20%) SLA
19 14 (11.38%) Oracle
19 14 (11.38%) Customer Engagement
20 13 (10.57%) Scrum
21 12 (9.76%) DNS
21 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
22 11 (8.94%) AngularJS
22 11 (8.94%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 19 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.69%) CMS
4 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.25%) IIS
5 4 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.44%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Mule
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (31.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.44%) SAP BPC
1 3 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.81%) assyst
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.08%) Office 365
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.39%) LAN
2 23 (18.70%) ADSL
3 21 (17.07%) Firewall
4 12 (9.76%) DNS
5 8 (6.50%) DHCP
6 6 (4.88%) SAN
7 5 (4.07%) WAN
8 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.44%) Wireless
9 2 (1.63%) SNMP
9 2 (1.63%) VLAN
9 2 (1.63%) VPN
9 2 (1.63%) WLAN
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.81%) GPON
10 1 (0.81%) Modbus
10 1 (0.81%) NAS
10 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.88%) MySQL
5 5 (4.07%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.63%) MS Access
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) Power BI
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.44%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (8.94%) Advertising
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.88%) Electronics
3 6 (4.88%) Marketing
4 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Developer
2 21 (17.07%) Support Engineer
3 20 (16.26%) Analyst
4 19 (15.45%) .NET Developer
5 13 (10.57%) Desktop Support
6 12 (9.76%) IT Support
6 12 (9.76%) Service Analyst
6 12 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Junior
9 7 (5.69%) Consultant
10 6 (4.88%) IT Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Architect
11 5 (4.07%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.46%) .NET
2 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET
2 21 (17.07%) CSS
3 18 (14.63%) HTML
4 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (8.94%) AngularJS
5 11 (8.94%) WCF
6 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (5.69%) jQuery
7 4 (3.25%) JSON
7 4 (3.25%) REST
7 4 (3.25%) SOAP
7 4 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.25%) XML
7 4 (3.25%) XSLT
8 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.44%) CSS3
8 3 (2.44%) HTML5
8 3 (2.44%) XForms
9 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.63%) Blog
5 2 (1.63%) Fintech
5 2 (1.63%) Replication
5 2 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.02%) Windows
2 21 (17.07%) Windows Server
3 20 (16.26%) Windows 7
4 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.32%) Linux
5 9 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) CentOS
8 1 (0.81%) Debian
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.26%) MVC
3 14 (11.38%) Customer Engagement
4 13 (10.57%) Scrum
5 11 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.50%) ITIL
7 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.50%) OOD
8 6 (4.88%) OO
8 6 (4.88%) Open Source
8 6 (4.88%) SDLC
9 5 (4.07%) Coaching
9 5 (4.07%) CRM
9 5 (4.07%) High Availability
9 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.07%) Project Management
9 5 (4.07%) TDD
10 4 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) SQL
2 33 (26.83%) C#
3 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.32%) Java
5 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.07%) C++
6 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.07%) Python
6 5 (4.07%) Ruby
7 3 (2.44%) ABAP
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) C
8 2 (1.63%) Erlang
8 2 (1.63%) VB
8 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) AWK
9 1 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.63%) CCNA
4 2 (1.63%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.63%) CITP
4 2 (1.63%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) HND
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.81%) MCSA
5 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PMP
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) GDPR
3 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.44%) QA
5 2 (1.63%) P3O
5 2 (1.63%) PMO
6 1 (0.81%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (35.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) SCCM
2 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (11.38%) Oracle
2 10 (8.13%) Cisco
3 9 (7.32%) VMware
4 8 (6.50%) SAP
5 5 (4.07%) Apple
5 5 (4.07%) Dell
5 5 (4.07%) Teradata
5 5 (4.07%) Veeam
6 4 (3.25%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.25%) Symantec
7 3 (2.44%) Ariba
7 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.44%) Citrix
7 3 (2.44%) Sophos
8 2 (1.63%) Remedy
8 2 (1.63%) Sybase
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.81%) Sage
9 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.81%) Veritas