Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 1 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 25.27% 34.25% 9.88%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 64.10% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 4
North Wales median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -21.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £17,750 £21,100 £30,900
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -4.11% +9.77% -7.64%

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 46 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 50.55% 53.42% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 28
North Wales median annual salary £38,750 £29,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.25% -5.56% -16.00%
10th Percentile £24,100 £21,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,967
% change year-on-year -3.75% +8.21% +2.69%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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
Gwynedd - 7 £45,000 - 1
Wrexham -3 4 £18,500 -17.78% 1
Flintshire -6 4 £42,500 +17.24% 3
Conwy - 3 £46,250 -
Denbighshire -3 2 £33,750 +27.97%
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) SaaS
3 6 (26.09%) People Management
4 5 (21.74%) Power BI
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) B2B
4 5 (21.74%) B2C
5 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Social Media
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.04%) Online Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) Degree

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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) IPsec
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) SSH
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (21.74%) Power BI
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.35%) QlikView
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Team Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (17.39%) SQL BI Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Report Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) LINQ
4 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
2 3 (13.04%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) People Management
2 5 (21.74%) B2B
2 5 (21.74%) B2C
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) Online Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ACCA
2 2 (8.70%) CIMA
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GAAP
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
2 1 (4.35%) ANSYS
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk