Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 27.37% 27.06% 12.99%
As % of the Vendors category 47.27% 43.40% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 6
North Wales median annual salary £42,500 £27,747 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.17% -52.77% +80.77%
10th Percentile £29,450 £20,650 £33,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £45,000 £80,000
Wales median annual salary £36,412 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.24% +4.29% -2.78%

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 55 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 57.89% 62.35% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 26
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £29,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +16.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £29,675 £21,250 £15,678
90th Percentile £67,500 £45,000 £61,875
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +5 14 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Denbighshire +2 6 £57,500 +107.23% 7
Conwy - 2 £55,000 - 2
Gwynedd - 2 £28,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (38.46%) ERP
4 9 (34.62%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (26.92%) CRM
6 7 (26.92%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) X++
6 7 (26.92%) MorphX
6 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (23.08%) HTML5
7 6 (23.08%) Office 365
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 6 (23.08%) MVC
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) ODBC
8 5 (19.23%) Release Management
8 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Logistics
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (19.23%) Law
8 5 (19.23%) Migration

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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (23.08%) Office 365
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) IPsec
3 1 (3.85%) SSH
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MorphX
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 5 (19.23%) Games
2 5 (19.23%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) HTML5
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Core
4 5 (19.23%) ODBC
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ERP
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) CRM
3 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
5 5 (19.23%) Logistics
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) Release Management
5 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
1 7 (26.92%) X++
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ACCA
3 2 (7.69%) CIMA
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) GAAP
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) QRadar
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Xamarin
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) Veeam