The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wales / South Wales
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 185 185 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.41% 14.99% 22.54%
As % of the Vendors category 44.79% 36.63% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 160 156 236
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £48,750 £45,000
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 South Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 413 505 633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 47.80% 40.92% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 358 431 520
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in South Wales.

Salary trend for Microsoft in South Wales

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in South Wales

Microsoft
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cardiff +3 103 £37,000 +23.33% 15
Newport +5 45 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Torfaen +17 12 £34,000 -10.52%
Caerphilly +5 12 £21,250 -46.87%
Bridgend +6 7 £38,500 +113.88% 3
Monmouthshire -1 2 £28,750 -11.53%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £32,000 -
Gwent - 1 £40,500 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 178 (48.77%) MS Excel
2 148 (40.55%) SQL Server
3 141 (38.63%) .NET
4 133 (36.44%) C#
4 133 (36.44%) Windows
5 129 (35.34%) SQL
6 122 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (27.40%) HTML
8 99 (27.12%) ASP.NET
9 97 (26.58%) JavaScript
10 87 (23.84%) CSS
11 82 (22.47%) MVC
12 74 (20.27%) Active Directory
13 68 (18.63%) VMware
14 64 (17.53%) Scrum
15 63 (17.26%) T-SQL
16 61 (16.71%) Windows Server
17 59 (16.16%) Finance
18 57 (15.62%) Degree
19 50 (13.70%) MS Office
20 48 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
20 48 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
21 47 (12.88%) ITIL
22 46 (12.60%) jQuery
22 46 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
23 45 (12.33%) Office 365
24 43 (11.78%) ASP.NET MVC
25 40 (10.96%) Hyper-V
26 38 (10.41%) XML
26 38 (10.41%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related 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 25 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (5.75%) IIS
4 20 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.11%) CMS
6 13 (3.56%) Umbraco
7 11 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.37%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.10%) JBoss
12 3 (0.82%) Apache
12 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.82%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.82%) SAP Portal
13 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 178 (48.77%) MS Excel
2 50 (13.70%) MS Office
3 10 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.74%) Sage 200
3 9 (2.47%) Sage 50
4 5 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.55%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.55%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.33%) Office 365
2 32 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.92%) IaaS
4 7 (1.92%) SaaS
5 6 (1.64%) PaaS
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.55%) G Suite
6 2 (0.55%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.04%) Firewall
2 25 (6.85%) SAN
3 22 (6.03%) LAN
4 20 (5.48%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.93%) DNS
5 18 (4.93%) WAN
6 11 (3.01%) DHCP
7 10 (2.74%) VPN
8 8 (2.19%) Internet
8 8 (2.19%) Wireless
9 7 (1.92%) VoIP
10 6 (1.64%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.64%) IPsec
10 6 (1.64%) SSL
11 5 (1.37%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.10%) HTTP
12 4 (1.10%) MPLS
12 4 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (40.55%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (5.21%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (3.84%) Big Data
9 13 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.92%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.37%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.10%) MySQL
13 3 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.55%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (9.86%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.10%) Subversion
4 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.55%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.55%) Grunt
6 2 (0.55%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.55%) Maven
6 2 (0.55%) NUnit
7 1 (0.27%) Ant
7 1 (0.27%) gulp
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 59 (16.16%) Finance
2 33 (9.04%) Advertising
3 21 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.92%) Retail
6 6 (1.64%) Law
7 4 (1.10%) Back Office
7 4 (1.10%) Legal
7 4 (1.10%) Marketing
8 2 (0.55%) Electronics
8 2 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.55%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 134 (36.71%) Developer
2 65 (17.81%) .NET Developer
3 55 (15.07%) Analyst
4 30 (8.22%) Software Developer
5 29 (7.95%) Support Analyst
6 27 (7.40%) Senior Developer
7 24 (6.58%) Applications Support
7 24 (6.58%) Consultant
8 23 (6.30%) Applications Support Analyst
9 20 (5.48%) Support Engineer
10 19 (5.21%) Junior
11 18 (4.93%) C# Developer
11 18 (4.93%) IT Manager
12 16 (4.38%) IT Support
13 15 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (3.84%) .NET Software Developer
14 14 (3.84%) Senior .NET Developer
15 13 (3.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 12 (3.29%) Junior Developer
17 11 (3.01%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (38.63%) .NET
2 100 (27.40%) HTML
3 99 (27.12%) ASP.NET
4 87 (23.84%) CSS
5 46 (12.60%) jQuery
6 43 (11.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (10.41%) XML
8 35 (9.59%) WCF
9 31 (8.49%) AngularJS
10 30 (8.22%) .NET Framework
11 28 (7.67%) XSLT
12 27 (7.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (6.58%) Web Services
14 23 (6.30%) HTML5
15 22 (6.03%) CSS3
16 20 (5.48%) Ajax
16 20 (5.48%) Node.js
17 16 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (3.56%) KnockoutJS
19 12 (3.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.56%) NHS
4 9 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (2.47%) iSeries
5 7 (1.92%) CMDB
5 7 (1.92%) Fintech
6 5 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.10%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.82%) Clustering
8 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.82%) User Experience
9 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) EPoS
9 2 (0.55%) Life Science
10 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 133 (36.44%) Windows
2 61 (16.71%) Windows Server
3 38 (10.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (6.03%) Linux
5 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.56%) Unix
6 13 (3.56%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.19%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.37%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.37%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.10%) Android
11 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (22.47%) MVC
3 64 (17.53%) Scrum
4 47 (12.88%) ITIL
5 37 (10.14%) TDD
6 36 (9.86%) SDLC
7 28 (7.67%) Waterfall
8 25 (6.85%) CRM
9 24 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (6.30%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.75%) Unit Testing
12 19 (5.21%) Incident Management
13 18 (4.93%) OO
14 17 (4.66%) Project Management
15 16 (4.38%) Coaching
15 16 (4.38%) DevOps
15 16 (4.38%) ERP
16 15 (4.11%) Business Analysis
16 15 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (3.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (36.44%) C#
2 129 (35.34%) SQL
3 97 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 63 (17.26%) T-SQL
5 30 (8.22%) VB.NET
6 14 (3.84%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.56%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.74%) Java
9 7 (1.92%) C
10 4 (1.10%) C++
10 4 (1.10%) PHP
11 3 (0.82%) VB
12 2 (0.55%) R
12 2 (0.55%) XPath
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.27%) Perl
13 1 (0.27%) VB6
13 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (15.62%) Degree
2 48 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (9.04%) MCSE
4 21 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (4.11%) CCNA
5 15 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (3.84%) ISEB
6 14 (3.84%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (3.56%) CCA
7 13 (3.56%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (2.47%) MCSA
9 7 (1.92%) MCP
10 5 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.10%) SAP Certification
12 3 (0.82%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.82%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.03%) SLA
2 10 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.37%) QA
4 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.10%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 48 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.38%) XenApp
5 7 (1.92%) Docker
5 7 (1.92%) vSphere
6 5 (1.37%) XenServer
7 4 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.55%) vCloud
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) Firmware
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (4.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.82%) SCCM
3 3 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.55%) vRealize
4 2 (0.55%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.55%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (18.63%) VMware
2 25 (6.85%) Oracle
3 22 (6.03%) Cisco
4 21 (5.75%) Citrix
5 18 (4.93%) SAP
6 14 (3.84%) Dell
6 14 (3.84%) Sitecore
7 13 (3.56%) IBM
8 12 (3.29%) Avaya
9 11 (3.01%) Sage
10 10 (2.74%) HP
10 10 (2.74%) Twitter
11 9 (2.47%) Apple
12 8 (2.19%) Xamarin
13 7 (1.92%) Veeam
14 6 (1.64%) RedGate
15 5 (1.37%) Juniper
16 4 (1.10%) Alterian
16 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
16 4 (1.10%) SolarWinds
Newport, Gwent
Cardiff DT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £36000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Downing LLP
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum generous benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Letting Management Centre Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago