Period
to 23 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 23 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 150 262 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.36% 19.00% 20.91%
As % of the Vendors category 44.38% 45.17% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138 233 303
Cardiff median annual salary £35,125 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.51% -16.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,925 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £51,625 £47,500 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -8.33% +3.60%

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 338 580 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 41.37% 42.06% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 303 512 576
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +8.96%
10th Percentile £24,800 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £54,875 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 48 (32.00%) .NET
2 47 (31.33%) Windows
3 44 (29.33%) SQL Server
4 40 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 39 (26.00%) C#
6 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (21.33%) Project Management
8 31 (20.67%) Finance
9 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (19.33%) VMware
11 28 (18.67%) ITIL
11 28 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
12 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
13 25 (16.67%) SQL
14 23 (15.33%) MVC
14 23 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (14.67%) Scrum
16 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET
16 21 (14.00%) Windows Server
17 20 (13.33%) SDLC
18 19 (12.67%) Linux
18 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
19 17 (11.33%) LAN
20 16 (10.67%) Cisco
20 16 (10.67%) WAN
20 16 (10.67%) Degree
20 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
20 16 (10.67%) Office 365

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 15 (10.00%) IIS
2 11 (7.33%) CMS
3 8 (5.33%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.33%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.67%) JBoss
8 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.67%) Apache
10 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.67%) Mule
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.67%) SAS
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (5.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (4.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.67%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.33%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.67%) Office 365
3 11 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.67%) PaaS
5 4 (2.67%) SaaS
6 3 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.00%) IaaS
7 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.33%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.67%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.33%) LAN
2 16 (10.67%) WAN
3 14 (9.33%) DHCP
4 13 (8.67%) Firewall
5 12 (8.00%) DNS
6 9 (6.00%) SAN
7 8 (5.33%) Skype
8 6 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (4.00%) NAS
9 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.33%) VPN
10 4 (2.67%) DMZ
10 4 (2.67%) PBX
10 4 (2.67%) VoIP
11 3 (2.00%) HTTP
11 3 (2.00%) Internet
11 3 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.00%) SNMP
12 2 (1.33%) GPON
12 2 (1.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.33%) MySQL
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.67%) Big Data
4 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.33%) DTS
5 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.33%) MS Access
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.33%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.67%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.33%) Grunt
4 2 (1.33%) gulp
4 2 (1.33%) JMeter
4 2 (1.33%) Selenium
4 2 (1.33%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.67%) Gradle
5 1 (0.67%) JIRA
5 1 (0.67%) MorphX
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.67%) PVCS
5 1 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 31 (20.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.33%) Law
3 7 (4.67%) Retail
4 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Games
5 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 44 (29.33%) Developer
2 30 (20.00%) Analyst
3 20 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 13 (8.67%) C# Developer
4 13 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.33%) Systems Developer
7 10 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Project Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.00%) .NET
2 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
4 13 (8.67%) CSS
5 12 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (8.00%) Web Services
6 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (6.67%) HTML
7 9 (6.00%) jQuery
8 7 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (4.67%) React
8 7 (4.67%) SOAP
9 6 (4.00%) WCF
10 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (3.33%) CSS3
10 5 (3.33%) HTML5
10 5 (3.33%) RequireJS
10 5 (3.33%) REST
10 5 (3.33%) XML
11 4 (2.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.67%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.00%) CMDB
6 3 (2.00%) Handset
7 2 (1.33%) NHS
7 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) EPoS
8 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) iSeries
8 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.33%) Windows
2 21 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (12.67%) Linux
4 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 9 (6.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.67%) Unix
9 4 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.00%) Android
10 3 (2.00%) CentOS
11 1 (0.67%) Debian
11 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.33%) Project Management
3 28 (18.67%) ITIL
4 23 (15.33%) MVC
5 22 (14.67%) Scrum
6 20 (13.33%) SDLC
7 14 (9.33%) Web Development
8 11 (7.33%) Change Management
8 11 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.67%) Process Improvement
10 9 (6.00%) DevOps
10 9 (6.00%) TDD
11 8 (5.33%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.33%) Network Virtualisation
11 8 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.67%) ERP
12 7 (4.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.00%) C#
2 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.67%) SQL
4 12 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.33%) Java
7 7 (4.67%) VBA
8 6 (4.00%) PHP
9 4 (2.67%) VB
10 2 (1.33%) Groovy
10 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.33%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.67%) AWK
11 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.67%) C
11 1 (0.67%) ES6
11 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) X++
11 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (10.67%) Degree
2 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.67%) MCSE
3 7 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.33%) HND
6 3 (2.00%) CCNA
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.33%) MCITP
7 2 (1.33%) MCSA
8 1 (0.67%) CCENT
8 1 (0.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.67%) MCP
8 1 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.33%) QA
2 9 (6.00%) SLA
3 2 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.00%) vSphere
6 4 (2.67%) Docker
7 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.00%) SCCM
3 2 (1.33%) WSUS
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (19.33%) VMware
2 16 (10.67%) Cisco
3 9 (6.00%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.33%) Citrix
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle
5 5 (3.33%) Dell
6 3 (2.00%) Avaya
6 3 (2.00%) BT
6 3 (2.00%) Mitel
6 3 (2.00%) Panasonic
6 3 (2.00%) Polycom
6 3 (2.00%) Sonus
6 3 (2.00%) Yealink
7 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.33%) HP
7 2 (1.33%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.33%) Juniper
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.33%) Remedy
7 2 (1.33%) Sage