Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 147 144 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.73% 17.60% 19.36%
As % of the Vendors category 34.83% 42.99% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 144 134 243
Cardiff median annual salary £34,000 £36,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.21% +15.08% -16.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,825 £21,400
90th Percentile £56,000 £50,950 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £36,000 £35,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% +6.82% -8.33%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 422 335 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.54% 40.95% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 363 304 527
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,575 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,350 £50,175 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 51 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.01%) Windows
3 44 (29.93%) C#
3 44 (29.93%) SQL
4 43 (29.25%) .NET
5 42 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 41 (27.89%) SQL Server
7 39 (26.53%) Office 365
8 38 (25.85%) JavaScript
9 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
10 34 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 31 (21.09%) LAN
12 29 (19.73%) HTML
13 28 (19.05%) Windows Server
14 27 (18.37%) VMware
15 26 (17.69%) Finance
15 26 (17.69%) Scrum
16 25 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (15.65%) XML
18 22 (14.97%) CSS
19 21 (14.29%) Firewall
20 20 (13.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 19 (12.93%) WAN
22 18 (12.24%) Linux
22 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 17 (11.56%) MS Exchange
23 17 (11.56%) SLA
23 17 (11.56%) Degree
24 16 (10.88%) ITIL
25 15 (10.20%) DNS

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 17 (11.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.76%) SAS
2 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.40%) IIS
5 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.04%) CMS
6 3 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.36%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.36%) WordPress
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.44%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.36%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.36%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.68%) assyst
3 1 (0.68%) BPCS
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.53%) Office 365
2 34 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (4.08%) SaaS
6 4 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.04%) PaaS
8 2 (1.36%) GitHub
8 2 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.68%) IaaS
9 1 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.09%) LAN
2 21 (14.29%) Firewall
3 19 (12.93%) WAN
4 15 (10.20%) DNS
5 13 (8.84%) DHCP
6 12 (8.16%) WLAN
7 10 (6.80%) ADSL
7 10 (6.80%) VoIP
8 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.76%) HTTP
9 7 (4.76%) SAN
10 5 (3.40%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.40%) Skype
11 4 (2.72%) RTP
11 4 (2.72%) SSL
12 3 (2.04%) PBX
12 3 (2.04%) Wireshark
13 2 (1.36%) Internet
14 1 (0.68%) Intranet
14 1 (0.68%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.44%) MySQL
6 7 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (4.76%) Power BI
6 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.08%) Big Data
8 5 (3.40%) DB2
8 5 (3.40%) PowerPivot
8 5 (3.40%) SAS EBI
8 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.36%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.36%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.04%) JIRA
3 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.36%) Selenium
4 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.68%) RSpec
5 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Advertising
3 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.36%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (31.29%) Developer
2 24 (16.33%) Analyst
3 22 (14.97%) .NET Developer
4 16 (10.88%) C# Developer
4 16 (10.88%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.16%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.16%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.80%) IT Support
7 10 (6.80%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Consultant
9 8 (5.44%) IT Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.25%) .NET
2 29 (19.73%) HTML
3 23 (15.65%) XML
4 22 (14.97%) CSS
5 15 (10.20%) jQuery
6 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 12 (8.16%) .NET Framework
7 12 (8.16%) JSON
8 11 (7.48%) RESTful
8 11 (7.48%) SOAP
9 9 (6.12%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.12%) HTML5
10 8 (5.44%) Sass
10 8 (5.44%) WCF
11 7 (4.76%) React
12 6 (4.08%) CSS3
12 6 (4.08%) Web Services
13 5 (3.40%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (3.40%) Spring
14 4 (2.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.44%) User Experience
4 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.76%) Replication
5 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.72%) Fintech
6 4 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.04%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.68%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.68%) CESG
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.01%) Windows
2 28 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 18 (12.24%) Linux
4 15 (10.20%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.44%) CentOS
7 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.40%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.72%) SUSE
9 4 (2.72%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) Android
11 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.69%) Scrum
3 25 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (13.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (10.88%) ITIL
6 15 (10.20%) Decision-Making
6 15 (10.20%) MVC
7 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.84%) Project Management
8 12 (8.16%) TDD
9 11 (7.48%) Analytics
9 11 (7.48%) OO
10 10 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.12%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.12%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (6.12%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.44%) ETL
12 8 (5.44%) Kimball Methodology
12 8 (5.44%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.93%) C#
1 44 (29.93%) SQL
2 38 (25.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.12%) Java
4 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.08%) VBA
6 5 (3.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (3.40%) PHP
7 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.04%) XPath
8 2 (1.36%) ABAP
8 2 (1.36%) C
8 2 (1.36%) C++
8 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) ES6
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.72%) CCDP
4 4 (2.72%) CCNA
4 4 (2.72%) CCNP
4 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.04%) MCP
5 3 (2.04%) MCSA
6 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) CITP
7 1 (0.68%) HND
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) SSCP
7 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.56%) SLA
2 5 (3.40%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.40%) XenApp
6 4 (2.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.68%) Docker
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) Nagios
1 4 (2.72%) SCCM
1 4 (2.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Terraform
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (18.37%) VMware
2 11 (7.48%) Apple
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle
4 8 (5.44%) Cisco
5 7 (4.76%) Citrix
5 7 (4.76%) Veeam
6 6 (4.08%) Dell
6 6 (4.08%) Google
7 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.72%) Avaya
8 4 (2.72%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (2.72%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.72%) Freshdesk
8 4 (2.72%) Nexenta
9 3 (2.04%) SAP
9 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.36%) Ariba
10 2 (1.36%) RedGate
10 2 (1.36%) Remedy
10 2 (1.36%) Sage