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 25 June 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
Wales / Mid Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 1 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Mid Wales 25.93% 43.90% -
As % of the Vendors category 46.67% 64.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 15 28 1
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Mid Wales 55.56% 68.29% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £41,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.95% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 25 June 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 -4 7 £43,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 14 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (42.31%) Web Services
6 10 (38.46%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) .NET
7 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle HRMS
8 8 (30.77%) Validation
8 8 (30.77%) Project Management
8 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 8 (30.77%) Data Integration
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (30.77%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (26.92%) Java
9 7 (26.92%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) PHP
10 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
10 6 (23.08%) Postgraduate
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (23.08%) SOA
10 6 (23.08%) ETL
10 6 (23.08%) SOAP
10 6 (23.08%) Migration

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Skype
1 5 (19.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Senior Solutions Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Solutions Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Supplier Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) REST
4 6 (23.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (30.77%) Business Process Modelling
3 8 (30.77%) Data Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Validation
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 6 (23.08%) ETL
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
6 3 (11.54%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) PHP
4 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) Postgraduate
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) ISEB
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 19770
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) BMC
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Snow
4 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas