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 29 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.

Microsoft
Wales / North Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 14 8
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 22.86% 2.56% 22.50%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 4.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 15
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% -5.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

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 14 25 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 40.00% 64.10% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 38
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,800 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,600 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 29 March 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 29 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
Denbighshire - 4 £25,000 - 3
Flintshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Wrexham - 1 £21,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) MS Office
3 10 (45.45%) Office 365
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
4 9 (40.91%) Internet
5 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (36.36%) Web Design
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Broadband
5 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 8 (36.36%) WAN
5 8 (36.36%) Dell
5 8 (36.36%) MySQL
5 8 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 8 (36.36%) XenServer
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) Advertising
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) ERP

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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
2 8 (36.36%) Broadband
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) IT Support
2 8 (36.36%) IT Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Server Support
2 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Systems Support
2 8 (36.36%) Systems Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) AS400
1 2 (9.09%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
1 8 (36.36%) Web Design
2 4 (18.18%) ERP
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) PDM
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C
4 2 (9.09%) COBOL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (36.36%) XenServer
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Dell
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) PTC
Flintshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Denbighshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Denbigh, Clwyd
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Denbighshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago