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 3 months to 23 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 / North Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 40.54% 16.67% 27.27%
As % of the Vendors category 65.22% 43.75% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 12
Median salary £27,747 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,700 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £93,500
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 North Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 23 16 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 62.16% 38.10% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 38
Median salary £27,747 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.89% -38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Flintshire -3 7 £42,500 +23.18% 2
Wrexham - 4 £23,750 -
Denbighshire - 4 £27,747 -
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (36.00%) ERP
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (32.00%) Office 365
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (20.00%) XenServer
7 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (20.00%) Web Design
7 5 (20.00%) PDM
7 5 (20.00%) Dell
7 5 (20.00%) Broadband
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.00%) MySQL
8 4 (16.00%) PTC
8 4 (16.00%) Windchill
8 4 (16.00%) Finance

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.00%) Windchill
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
3 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Broadband
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Avionics
4 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) IT Support
2 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Server Support
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) ERP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) EDI
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) PDM
2 5 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (20.00%) Web Design
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) EAI
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Dell
3 4 (16.00%) PTC
4 3 (12.00%) Lotus
4 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
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