Period
to 25 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North 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 6 months to 25 April 2019 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 > North Wales
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 24.69% 19.83% 23.66%
As % of the Vendors category 80.00% 39.66% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 21
North Wales median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% +30.00% -41.86%
10th Percentile £17,588 £21,650 £24,250
90th Percentile £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £37,375 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.79% -4.11% +4.92%

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 North Wales.

All Vendors
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 25 58 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 30.86% 50.00% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 54 36
North Wales median annual salary £36,000 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £19,400 £23,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in North Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in North Wales

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in North Wales over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in North Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire +14 10 £45,000 +50.00%
Denbighshire +6 8 £21,750 -27.50% 1
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (25.00%) nginx
8 5 (25.00%) Plesk
8 5 (25.00%) Ruby
8 5 (25.00%) CentOS
8 5 (25.00%) Apache
8 5 (25.00%) Python
8 5 (25.00%) HTTP
8 5 (25.00%) SMTP
8 5 (25.00%) MySQL
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) LAMP
8 5 (25.00%) SLA
8 5 (25.00%) Internet
8 5 (25.00%) cPanel
8 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.00%) InDesign
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) HTTP
3 5 (25.00%) Internet
3 5 (25.00%) SMTP
4 4 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) Broadband
7 1 (5.00%) Intranet
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Moq
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 5 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) LAMP
2 5 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (10.00%) ADO
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (5.00%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) CentOS
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Android
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 5 (25.00%) Server Building
2 5 (25.00%) Server Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) BCP
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) CAD
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Human Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Infographics
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PHP
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) cPanel
1 5 (25.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Aruba
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin