The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Mid Wales 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wales / Mid Wales
Rank 4 - 5
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Mid Wales 35.85% - 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 41.30% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £39,000 - £20,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 Mid Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Mid Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 46 4 1
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Mid Wales 86.79% 19.05% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £29,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.17% +45.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Mid Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Mid Wales 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 Mid Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Mid Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Mid Wales.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Mid Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in Mid Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Mid Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ceredigion - 18 - -
Powys - 1 £39,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Mid Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Mid Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (75.56%) MS Excel
2 22 (48.89%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (44.44%) ITIL
4 18 (40.00%) Degree
5 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (31.11%) Oracle
7 12 (26.67%) C#
7 12 (26.67%) Office 365
7 12 (26.67%) Skype for Business
7 12 (26.67%) Unified Communications
7 12 (26.67%) Skype
8 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (24.44%) Problem Management
8 11 (24.44%) .NET
8 11 (24.44%) Web Services
8 11 (24.44%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (24.44%) Service Management
8 11 (24.44%) ITSM
9 10 (22.22%) Oracle HRMS
9 10 (22.22%) VMware
9 10 (22.22%) HP
9 10 (22.22%) Java
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (20.00%) MCSE
10 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (20.00%) 3PAR
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Mid Wales 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 12 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 11 (24.44%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (75.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle HRMS
2 6 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Skype
1 12 (26.67%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (11.11%) Analyst
1 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Analyst
1 5 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 5 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
1 5 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) Developer
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Storage Support Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (2.22%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Java Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (2.22%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
1 11 (24.44%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) REST
4 5 (11.11%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) CSS
5 4 (8.89%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
1 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.89%) Android
2 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) ITSM
2 11 (24.44%) Problem Management
2 11 (24.44%) Service Management
3 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 6 (13.33%) Software Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
6 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
6 5 (11.11%) ETL
6 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) SOA
6 5 (11.11%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) Android Development
7 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
7 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) C#
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) PHP
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (20.00%) MCSE
4 6 (13.33%) MCITP
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (11.11%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO19770
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 5 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) HP
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 5 (11.11%) Veeam
4 5 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (2.22%) BMC
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Snow