Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 23 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 79 54 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 6.87% 8.96% 4.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.91% 19.01% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 75 41 62
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,250
25th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £23,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £32,500 £32,962
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.40% +26.78%
75th Percentile £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £56,295 £47,500 £48,625
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £33,500 £33,424
% change year-on-year -5.97% +0.23% +11.41%

Microsoft 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 441 284 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 38.35% 47.10% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 353 257 323
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £33,424
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £57,500 £58,550
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in South Wales

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in South Wales.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in South Wales

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in South Wales

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
Cardiff -3 51 £40,000 +14.29% 22
Newport -22 12 £26,750 +23.70% 7
Caerphilly 0 6 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Bridgend - 6 £31,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £34,750 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £28,000 -
Microsoft 365
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 51 (64.56%) Active Directory
2 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
3 48 (60.76%) Azure
4 43 (54.43%) Windows
5 24 (30.38%) Windows 10
6 22 (27.85%) Windows Server
7 20 (25.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (25.32%) PowerShell
8 19 (24.05%) SharePoint
9 18 (22.78%) WAN
10 14 (17.72%) LAN
10 14 (17.72%) Finance
10 14 (17.72%) Social Skills
11 13 (16.46%) Cisco
11 13 (16.46%) DNS
12 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (15.19%) DHCP
12 12 (15.19%) Firewall
12 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
13 11 (13.92%) Aruba
13 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
13 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (12.66%) Linux
14 10 (12.66%) IaaS
14 10 (12.66%) PaaS
15 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Intune
16 8 (10.13%) VoIP
17 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 19 (24.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 48 (60.76%) Azure
2 20 (25.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (12.66%) IaaS
3 10 (12.66%) PaaS
4 7 (8.86%) AWS
4 7 (8.86%) Power Platform
4 7 (8.86%) PowerApps
5 6 (7.59%) OneDrive
6 4 (5.06%) SaaS
7 3 (3.80%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (3.80%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) WAN
2 14 (17.72%) LAN
3 13 (16.46%) DNS
4 12 (15.19%) DHCP
4 12 (15.19%) Firewall
5 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.13%) VoIP
7 7 (8.86%) VPN
8 6 (7.59%) Intranet
8 6 (7.59%) IPsec
8 6 (7.59%) SMTP
8 6 (7.59%) SSH
8 6 (7.59%) SSL
9 4 (5.06%) SAN
9 4 (5.06%) VLAN
10 3 (3.80%) Internet
10 3 (3.80%) Wireless
11 2 (2.53%) NAS
11 2 (2.53%) SD-WAN
12 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) Metadata
2 2 (2.53%) Power BI
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
2 2 (2.53%) JMeter
2 2 (2.53%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
1 14 (17.72%) Social Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Billing
2 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.53%) Law
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Analyst
2 9 (11.39%) IT Technician
2 9 (11.39%) Service Analyst
2 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) IT Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) IT Support
4 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.80%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) LDAP
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.27%) React
2 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) HoloLens
3 2 (2.53%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) FMCG
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.27%) Social Media
4 1 (1.27%) Tandem
4 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 43 (54.43%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows 10
3 22 (27.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.66%) Linux
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.80%) Unix
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.27%) Android
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (8.86%) Migration
2 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (6.33%) Document Management
4 5 (6.33%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (6.33%) Strategic Roadmap
4 5 (6.33%) Task Automation
4 5 (6.33%) Workflow
5 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL
6 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.80%) DevOps
6 3 (3.80%) ERP
6 3 (3.80%) Information Security
6 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.80%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (8.86%) SQL
4 2 (2.53%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) MCP
3 3 (3.80%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CISM
4 2 (2.53%) CISSP
4 2 (2.53%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) GCFE
5 1 (1.27%) GCIA
5 1 (1.27%) GCIH
5 1 (1.27%) GIAC
5 1 (1.27%) GISP
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.27%) GDPR
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.27%) NIST
1 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 51 (64.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
5 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (7.59%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.27%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.27%) MaaS360
3 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) Cisco
3 11 (13.92%) Aruba
4 6 (7.59%) VMware
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix
6 4 (5.06%) iManage
6 4 (5.06%) Sophos
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.27%) Draytek
8 1 (1.27%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.27%) Veeam