Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 130 209 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.76% 17.65% 16.33%
As % of the Vendors category 42.21% 42.48% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 118 190 220
Cardiff median annual salary £33,750 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.74% +4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,350 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,025 £49,175
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 308 492 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 37.33% 41.55% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 262 447 484
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,075
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.37% +4.29%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 40 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 39 (30.00%) Windows
3 38 (29.23%) .NET
4 36 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (26.15%) SQL Server
6 33 (25.38%) C#
7 29 (22.31%) SQL
7 29 (22.31%) Finance
8 27 (20.77%) JavaScript
9 24 (18.46%) ITIL
9 24 (18.46%) Microsoft Office
10 20 (15.38%) CSS
11 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (14.62%) AngularJS
11 19 (14.62%) Windows 10
12 18 (13.85%) Scrum
13 17 (13.08%) HTML
13 17 (13.08%) SDLC
14 16 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (12.31%) Office 365
14 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET
15 15 (11.54%) LAN
15 15 (11.54%) Project Management
15 15 (11.54%) MVC
16 14 (10.77%) SLA
16 14 (10.77%) SharePoint
16 14 (10.77%) T-SQL
17 13 (10.00%) Windows 7
17 13 (10.00%) Process Improvement
18 11 (8.46%) jQuery

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 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.92%) CMS
3 8 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (5.38%) Umbraco
5 6 (4.62%) IIS
6 5 (3.85%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.54%) Mule
9 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.77%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (18.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.92%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.31%) Office 365
3 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.31%) IaaS
5 3 (2.31%) PaaS
6 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) LAN
2 11 (8.46%) Firewall
3 9 (6.92%) WAN
4 6 (4.62%) DHCP
4 6 (4.62%) DNS
5 4 (3.08%) ADSL
6 3 (2.31%) DMZ
6 3 (2.31%) PBX
6 3 (2.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (2.31%) SAN
6 3 (2.31%) Skype
6 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.31%) VLAN
6 3 (2.31%) VPN
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.54%) IPsec
7 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.54%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.31%) MySQL
4 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.54%) Big Data
5 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.54%) Power BI
5 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.54%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (0.77%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.77%) Grunt
4 1 (0.77%) gulp
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) MorphX
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.77%) PVCS
4 1 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 29 (22.31%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Retail
3 7 (5.38%) Advertising
4 5 (3.85%) Marketing
5 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.31%) Electronics
6 3 (2.31%) Law
6 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (30.77%) Developer
2 28 (21.54%) Analyst
3 22 (16.92%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (9.23%) C# Developer
4 12 (9.23%) Service Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) Software Developer
5 11 (8.46%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Systems Developer
7 7 (5.38%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 6 (4.62%) Desktop Team Leader
8 6 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Support Team Leader
8 6 (4.62%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.23%) .NET
2 20 (15.38%) CSS
3 19 (14.62%) AngularJS
4 17 (13.08%) HTML
5 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET
6 11 (8.46%) jQuery
7 9 (6.92%) WCF
8 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (5.38%) React
9 7 (5.38%) SOAP
10 6 (4.62%) RequireJS
10 6 (4.62%) Web Services
10 6 (4.62%) XML
11 5 (3.85%) REST
11 5 (3.85%) XSLT
12 4 (3.08%) XForms
13 3 (2.31%) CSS3
13 3 (2.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.08%) NHS
5 3 (2.31%) Handset
6 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.54%) Blog
6 2 (1.54%) Fintech
7 1 (0.77%) CMDB
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.00%) Windows
2 19 (14.62%) Windows 10
3 13 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (7.69%) Linux
4 10 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.31%) Android
6 2 (1.54%) CentOS
6 2 (1.54%) Debian
6 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.77%) Unix
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.46%) ITIL
3 18 (13.85%) Scrum
4 17 (13.08%) SDLC
5 15 (11.54%) MVC
5 15 (11.54%) Project Management
6 13 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 10 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.15%) Open Source
8 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.38%) Coaching
9 7 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.62%) Code Coverage
10 6 (4.62%) DevOps
10 6 (4.62%) ERP
10 6 (4.62%) Kanban
10 6 (4.62%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.62%) People Management
10 6 (4.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.38%) C#
2 29 (22.31%) SQL
3 27 (20.77%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.77%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.15%) Java
6 5 (3.85%) PHP
7 4 (3.08%) C++
7 4 (3.08%) Python
7 4 (3.08%) VB
7 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.54%) AWK
9 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.54%) Groovy
9 2 (1.54%) Ruby
9 2 (1.54%) VBA
10 1 (0.77%) ES6
10 1 (0.77%) X++
10 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) HND
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.08%) Degree
3 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.31%) CCNA
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.77%) CCENT
6 1 (0.77%) MCSE
6 1 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) SLA
2 9 (6.92%) QA
3 4 (3.08%) GDPR
4 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.54%) P3O
4 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) Docker
5 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (7.69%) VMware
2 9 (6.92%) Oracle
2 9 (6.92%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.38%) Citrix
4 5 (3.85%) Cisco
4 5 (3.85%) SAP
5 3 (2.31%) Avaya
5 3 (2.31%) BT
5 3 (2.31%) Mitel
5 3 (2.31%) Panasonic
5 3 (2.31%) Polycom
5 3 (2.31%) Sonus
5 3 (2.31%) Yealink
6 2 (1.54%) Apple
6 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.54%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.54%) Sage
6 2 (1.54%) Teradata
7 1 (0.77%) Symantec