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 3 months to 26 June 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 / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 106 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.24% 15.50% 24.74%
As % of the Vendors category 47.64% 40.46% 56.59%
Number of salaries quoted 78 89 146
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Cardiff.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 191 262 334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 38.28% 38.30% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 165 230 255
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.42% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 88 (45.60%) .NET
2 84 (43.52%) SQL Server
3 80 (41.45%) C#
4 74 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (33.68%) JavaScript
6 64 (33.16%) Windows
7 56 (29.02%) HTML
7 56 (29.02%) MVC
8 53 (27.46%) SQL
8 53 (27.46%) ASP.NET
9 49 (25.39%) CSS
10 41 (21.24%) Scrum
11 38 (19.69%) Visual Studio
12 34 (17.62%) Finance
13 31 (16.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 30 (15.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 30 (15.54%) VMware
15 27 (13.99%) Active Directory
15 27 (13.99%) Mentoring
16 26 (13.47%) Windows Server
16 26 (13.47%) Degree
16 26 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (12.95%) TDD
18 24 (12.44%) ITIL
19 23 (11.92%) Oracle
19 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (10.88%) Hyper-V
21 21 (10.88%) Web Development

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 18 (9.33%) CMS
2 15 (7.77%) IIS
3 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.18%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.18%) Umbraco
5 9 (4.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.07%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.52%) Apache
11 1 (0.52%) Documentum
11 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.52%) SAS
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Sage 200
1 9 (4.66%) Sage 50
2 6 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (8.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.52%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.84%) Firewall
2 11 (5.70%) SAN
3 9 (4.66%) LAN
3 9 (4.66%) Wireless
4 8 (4.15%) DNS
5 6 (3.11%) WAN
6 5 (2.59%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.59%) VPN
7 4 (2.07%) VoIP
8 3 (1.55%) DHCP
8 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.55%) HTTP
8 3 (1.55%) Internet
8 3 (1.55%) Skype
9 2 (1.04%) ADSL
9 2 (1.04%) HSRP
9 2 (1.04%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.52%) Broadband
10 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (43.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.74%) Big Data
4 12 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.18%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.15%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.63%) MySQL
8 7 (3.63%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 38 (19.69%) Visual Studio
2 30 (15.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.04%) Grunt
3 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.04%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.52%) Gradle
4 1 (0.52%) gulp
4 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.52%) MSTest
4 1 (0.52%) NUnit
4 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 34 (17.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.77%) Law
3 12 (6.22%) Advertising
4 7 (3.63%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.59%) Legal
6 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.55%) Games
7 3 (1.55%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) French Language
8 2 (1.04%) German Language
8 2 (1.04%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.04%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Military
9 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 84 (43.52%) Developer
2 50 (25.91%) .NET Developer
3 20 (10.36%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.81%) C# Developer
5 16 (8.29%) Analyst
6 14 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.70%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.70%) Team Leader
8 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (5.18%) IT Support
8 10 (5.18%) Junior
8 10 (5.18%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.66%) Network Engineer
9 9 (4.66%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (4.66%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.15%) Junior .NET Developer
10 8 (4.15%) Junior Developer
10 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (45.60%) .NET
2 56 (29.02%) HTML
3 53 (27.46%) ASP.NET
4 49 (25.39%) CSS
5 22 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (10.36%) AngularJS
7 19 (9.84%) HTML5
8 18 (9.33%) CSS3
8 18 (9.33%) WCF
9 17 (8.81%) jQuery
10 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (7.77%) .NET Framework
12 14 (7.25%) XML
13 13 (6.74%) Web Services
14 9 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (4.66%) Node.js
14 9 (4.66%) XSLT
15 8 (4.15%) Entity Framework
16 7 (3.63%) REST
16 7 (3.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.63%) CMDB
4 7 (3.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.59%) NHS
5 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.07%) Fintech
6 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.04%) Blog
7 2 (1.04%) Clustering
7 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.04%) Social Media
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.52%) IVR
8 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) PDA
8 1 (0.52%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 64 (33.16%) Windows
2 26 (13.47%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.74%) Linux
5 11 (5.70%) Unix
5 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.18%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.63%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.11%) CentOS
10 5 (2.59%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.07%) Android
11 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.55%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.02%) MVC
3 41 (21.24%) Scrum
4 27 (13.99%) Mentoring
5 25 (12.95%) TDD
6 24 (12.44%) ITIL
7 21 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (10.88%) Web Development
8 17 (8.81%) Project Management
9 14 (7.25%) DevOps
9 14 (7.25%) SDLC
10 12 (6.22%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.70%) CRM
11 11 (5.70%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.18%) Analytics
12 10 (5.18%) PRINCE2
12 10 (5.18%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.66%) Coaching
13 9 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 80 (41.45%) C#
2 65 (33.68%) JavaScript
3 53 (27.46%) SQL
4 16 (8.29%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.25%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.59%) Java
7 4 (2.07%) VB
8 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.04%) C++
9 2 (1.04%) PHP
9 2 (1.04%) R
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) Groovy
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) Degree
2 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (6.74%) CCNA
4 13 (6.74%) MCSE
5 7 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.11%) CCNP
7 4 (2.07%) MCSA
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.52%) HND
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.52%) MCITP
10 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) SLA
2 9 (4.66%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (13.99%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.88%) Hyper-V
3 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.15%) Docker
5 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.04%) vCloud
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.07%) Nagios
2 4 (2.07%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (15.54%) VMware
2 23 (11.92%) Oracle
3 18 (9.33%) Dell
4 13 (6.74%) Cisco
5 12 (6.22%) Sitecore
6 10 (5.18%) Sage
7 8 (4.15%) Juniper
7 8 (4.15%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.63%) Veeam
9 5 (2.59%) Apple
9 5 (2.59%) HP
9 5 (2.59%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.07%) Alterian
10 4 (2.07%) CA
10 4 (2.07%) Nimsoft
10 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.04%) EMC
11 2 (1.04%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.04%) NetApp
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