Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 143 270 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.99% 19.57% 21.03%
As % of the Vendors category 43.33% 45.84% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 133 241 305
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,800 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £51,050 £47,500 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £35,250 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% -8.33% +5.88%

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 330 589 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 41.51% 42.68% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 299 520 581
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +8.96%
10th Percentile £25,445 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,875 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.48% +4.29% +2.94%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 46 (32.17%) .NET
2 42 (29.37%) SQL Server
3 41 (28.67%) Windows
4 37 (25.87%) C#
5 35 (24.48%) Active Directory
5 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (23.08%) Project Management
7 29 (20.28%) Finance
7 29 (20.28%) VMware
8 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Office
8 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (17.48%) ITIL
9 25 (17.48%) SQL
10 24 (16.78%) JavaScript
11 22 (15.38%) MVC
12 21 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (13.99%) Windows Server
13 20 (13.99%) Scrum
13 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET
14 19 (13.29%) Linux
14 19 (13.29%) SDLC
14 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (12.59%) Degree
16 17 (11.89%) LAN
17 16 (11.19%) Cisco
17 16 (11.19%) WAN
17 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (11.19%) Office 365
18 15 (10.49%) AngularJS
19 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012

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 14 (9.79%) IIS
2 10 (6.99%) CMS
3 8 (5.59%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.80%) JBoss
7 4 (2.80%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.70%) Apache
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.70%) SAS
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (4.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.40%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.19%) Office 365
3 11 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.80%) SaaS
6 3 (2.10%) PaaS
7 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.40%) IaaS
7 2 (1.40%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.40%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.70%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.89%) LAN
2 16 (11.19%) WAN
3 14 (9.79%) DHCP
4 13 (9.09%) Firewall
5 12 (8.39%) DNS
6 9 (6.29%) SAN
7 8 (5.59%) Skype
8 6 (4.20%) Ethernet
8 6 (4.20%) NAS
9 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.50%) VPN
10 4 (2.80%) DMZ
10 4 (2.80%) PBX
10 4 (2.80%) VoIP
11 3 (2.10%) HTTP
11 3 (2.10%) Internet
11 3 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.10%) SNMP
12 2 (1.40%) GPON
12 2 (1.40%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.50%) MySQL
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.10%) Big Data
5 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.40%) DTS
6 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.40%) MS Access
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.40%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (0.70%) GIS
7 1 (0.70%) Ingres
7 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (9.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.40%) Grunt
4 2 (1.40%) gulp
4 2 (1.40%) JMeter
4 2 (1.40%) Selenium
4 2 (1.40%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.40%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.70%) Gradle
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) MorphX
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.70%) PVCS
5 1 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 29 (20.28%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Law
3 6 (4.20%) Retail
3 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.10%) Games
4 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Military
6 1 (0.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 43 (30.07%) Developer
2 26 (18.18%) Analyst
3 19 (13.29%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.99%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Systems Developer
8 9 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Project Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Support
11 5 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.17%) .NET
2 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET
3 15 (10.49%) AngularJS
4 12 (8.39%) .NET Framework
4 12 (8.39%) CSS
4 12 (8.39%) Web Services
5 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (6.29%) HTML
6 8 (5.59%) jQuery
7 7 (4.90%) SOAP
8 6 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (4.20%) React
9 5 (3.50%) REST
9 5 (3.50%) WCF
10 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.80%) CSS3
10 4 (2.80%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.80%) HTML5
10 4 (2.80%) RequireJS
10 4 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.10%) CMDB
6 3 (2.10%) Handset
7 2 (1.40%) NHS
7 2 (1.40%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) EPoS
8 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.70%) PDA
8 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.67%) Windows
2 20 (13.99%) Windows Server
3 19 (13.29%) Linux
4 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.90%) Unix
7 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.80%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.10%) CentOS
10 2 (1.40%) Android
11 1 (0.70%) Debian
11 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.08%) Project Management
3 25 (17.48%) ITIL
4 22 (15.38%) MVC
5 20 (13.99%) Scrum
6 19 (13.29%) SDLC
7 14 (9.79%) Web Development
8 12 (8.39%) PRINCE2
9 11 (7.69%) Change Management
9 11 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.29%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.29%) Process Improvement
11 9 (6.29%) TDD
12 8 (5.59%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.59%) DevOps
12 8 (5.59%) Network Virtualisation
12 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.90%) ERP
13 7 (4.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.87%) C#
2 25 (17.48%) SQL
3 24 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.29%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.90%) Java
6 7 (4.90%) VBA
7 6 (4.20%) PHP
8 4 (2.80%) VB
9 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.70%) AWK
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) ES6
10 1 (0.70%) Groovy
10 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.70%) X++
10 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Degree
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.20%) MCSE
5 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.80%) HND
6 2 (1.40%) CCNA
6 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.40%) MCITP
6 2 (1.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.70%) CCENT
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) MCP
7 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) SLA
3 2 (1.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (24.48%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.20%) vSphere
6 3 (2.10%) Docker
7 2 (1.40%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.40%) SCCM
2 2 (1.40%) WSUS
3 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) VMware
2 16 (11.19%) Cisco
3 8 (5.59%) Citrix
3 8 (5.59%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.50%) Dell
5 3 (2.10%) Avaya
5 3 (2.10%) BT
5 3 (2.10%) Mitel
5 3 (2.10%) Panasonic
5 3 (2.10%) Polycom
5 3 (2.10%) Sonus
5 3 (2.10%) Yealink
6 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.40%) Juniper
6 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.40%) Remedy
6 2 (1.40%) Sage
6 2 (1.40%) SAP