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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 108 101 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.29% 14.43% 22.20%
As % of the Vendors category 43.55% 39.61% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 91 80 129
Median salary £36,500 £30,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,400 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,550 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 Cardiff.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 248 255 304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 44.29% 36.43% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 228 206 247
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 98 (48.51%) SQL Server
1 98 (48.51%) MS Excel
2 85 (42.08%) .NET
2 85 (42.08%) C#
3 78 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (37.13%) Windows
5 73 (36.14%) SQL
6 63 (31.19%) HTML
6 63 (31.19%) ASP.NET
7 62 (30.69%) JavaScript
8 60 (29.70%) MVC
9 55 (27.23%) CSS
10 47 (23.27%) Scrum
11 40 (19.80%) T-SQL
12 37 (18.32%) Active Directory
12 37 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (17.33%) VMware
14 34 (16.83%) Windows Server
15 32 (15.84%) TDD
15 32 (15.84%) Visual Studio
16 31 (15.35%) Finance
17 30 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
18 29 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (14.36%) WCF
19 27 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 26 (12.87%) Degree
21 25 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (11.39%) MS Office
22 23 (11.39%) .NET Framework
22 23 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (8.42%) IIS
2 16 (7.92%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.43%) CMS
4 12 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.94%) Umbraco
5 9 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.47%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.98%) JBoss
10 3 (1.49%) Apache
10 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.49%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.49%) SAP Portal
10 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.99%) Documentum
11 2 (0.99%) FileNet
Applications
1 98 (48.51%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.39%) MS Office
3 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.46%) Sage 200
1 9 (4.46%) Sage 50
2 8 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.99%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.50%) assyst
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.40%) Office 365
3 20 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.98%) IaaS
4 4 (1.98%) PaaS
4 4 (1.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.41%) Firewall
2 16 (7.92%) DNS
3 14 (6.93%) LAN
4 11 (5.45%) WAN
5 10 (4.95%) SAN
6 9 (4.46%) DHCP
6 9 (4.46%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.47%) Wireless
8 6 (2.97%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.98%) HTTP
9 4 (1.98%) Internet
9 4 (1.98%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.98%) MPLS
9 4 (1.98%) VoIP
9 4 (1.98%) VPN
9 4 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.99%) HSRP
11 2 (0.99%) NAS
11 2 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (48.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.93%) Big Data
6 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.46%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.47%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.98%) MySQL
12 3 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.99%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (15.84%) Visual Studio
2 29 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.48%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.99%) Grunt
5 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.99%) NUnit
5 2 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.50%) Ant
6 1 (0.50%) gulp
6 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 31 (15.35%) Finance
2 19 (9.41%) Advertising
3 11 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.97%) Law
6 4 (1.98%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) French Language
8 2 (0.99%) German Language
8 2 (0.99%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.99%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (42.57%) Developer
2 46 (22.77%) .NET Developer
3 15 (7.43%) Software Developer
4 14 (6.93%) C# Developer
4 14 (6.93%) Junior
5 13 (6.44%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.44%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.94%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (5.94%) Analyst
6 12 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (5.94%) IT Support
7 11 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.95%) Consultant
8 10 (4.95%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (4.95%) Junior Developer
8 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Developer
8 10 (4.95%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (3.47%) IT Support Technician
9 7 (3.47%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (42.08%) .NET
2 63 (31.19%) ASP.NET
2 63 (31.19%) HTML
3 55 (27.23%) CSS
4 37 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (14.36%) WCF
6 23 (11.39%) .NET Framework
7 21 (10.40%) XML
8 20 (9.90%) HTML5
9 19 (9.41%) AngularJS
9 19 (9.41%) CSS3
10 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (7.92%) jQuery
11 15 (7.43%) XSLT
12 13 (6.44%) WinForms
13 12 (5.94%) Web Services
14 10 (4.95%) Node.js
15 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (4.46%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (3.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.93%) NHS
3 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.98%) CMDB
6 4 (1.98%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.49%) User Experience
8 2 (0.99%) Blog
8 2 (0.99%) Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) AS400
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.50%) EPoS
9 1 (0.50%) Handset
9 1 (0.50%) IVR
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 75 (37.13%) Windows
2 34 (16.83%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.42%) Linux
4 16 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.95%) Unix
7 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.47%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.47%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.48%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.49%) CentOS
12 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.99%) Android
14 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.70%) MVC
3 47 (23.27%) Scrum
4 32 (15.84%) TDD
5 18 (8.91%) ITIL
6 17 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.42%) Unit Testing
7 16 (7.92%) OO
8 15 (7.43%) Coaching
8 15 (7.43%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.93%) CRM
9 14 (6.93%) Informatics
10 12 (5.94%) DevOps
10 12 (5.94%) SDLC
11 11 (5.45%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.45%) Web Development
12 10 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.46%) Open Source
14 8 (3.96%) ERP
14 8 (3.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.08%) C#
2 73 (36.14%) SQL
3 62 (30.69%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.80%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.47%) Java
7 5 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.49%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.99%) C
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) PHP
9 2 (0.99%) R
9 2 (0.99%) VB
9 2 (0.99%) XPath
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (12.87%) Degree
2 25 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.92%) MCSE
4 13 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.94%) CCNA
6 8 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.49%) CCNP
7 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.49%) MCP
7 3 (1.49%) MCSA
7 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.99%) HND
8 2 (0.99%) RHCE
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.50%) MCITP
9 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.40%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.97%) vSphere
5 5 (2.48%) Docker
5 5 (2.48%) XenServer
6 4 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.49%) XenApp
8 2 (0.99%) vCloud
8 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.50%) Firmware
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.49%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (17.33%) VMware
2 21 (10.40%) Oracle
3 13 (6.44%) Cisco
3 13 (6.44%) Dell
3 13 (6.44%) Sitecore
4 10 (4.95%) Sage
5 9 (4.46%) Apple
5 9 (4.46%) Avaya
6 7 (3.47%) Citrix
7 6 (2.97%) RedGate
7 6 (2.97%) SAP
7 6 (2.97%) Veeam
7 6 (2.97%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.48%) HP
8 5 (2.48%) IBM
8 5 (2.48%) Juniper
9 4 (1.98%) Alterian
9 4 (1.98%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.49%) Aastra
10 3 (1.49%) F5
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