Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 22.92% 13.71% 14.74%
As % of the Vendors category 43.14% 24.64% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 13
North Wales median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.29% +22.81% -33.72%
10th Percentile £31,050 £20,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £40,750 £80,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%

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 51 69 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 53.13% 55.65% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 36
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,250 £15,678
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,000 £66,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Flintshire +12 13 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Denbighshire +5 6 £57,500 +107.23% 2
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) ERP
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (31.82%) CRM
5 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (31.82%) X++
5 7 (31.82%) MorphX
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) Logistics
6 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Core
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) Games
7 5 (22.73%) Law
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) ODBC
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (22.73%) Release Management
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science

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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Broadband
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MorphX
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Games
2 5 (22.73%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Core
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) ODBC
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) ADO
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) ERP
2 7 (31.82%) CRM
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Logistics
3 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Release Management
4 5 (22.73%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) BCP
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) X++
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Xamarin
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam