Period
to 19 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 19 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
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 15.38% 14.02% 23.63%
As % of the Vendors category 61.02% 42.86% 59.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 42
Swansea median annual salary £43,750 £35,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.38% -10.63% +11.11%
10th Percentile £17,000 £19,400 £18,800
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,946 £57,500
West Wales median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +14.29%

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 Swansea.

All Vendors
Swansea
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 59 105 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 25.21% 32.71% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 54 103 69
Swansea median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £18,125 £22,000 £22,300
90th Percentile £57,812 £57,946 £57,500
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.52% - +14.29%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swansea.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Swansea

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Swansea

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Swansea over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swansea

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (52.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) DevOps
4 16 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
4 16 (44.44%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 16 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (41.67%) Technical Leadership
6 14 (38.89%) Linux
6 14 (38.89%) SLA
7 12 (33.33%) Windows
7 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 11 (30.56%) JIRA
8 11 (30.56%) Web Services
9 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.00%) Confluence
10 9 (25.00%) Atlassian
10 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (25.00%) Spinnaker
10 9 (25.00%) Prometheus
10 9 (25.00%) Kubernetes
10 9 (25.00%) Packer
10 9 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (25.00%) Terraform
10 9 (25.00%) Ansible

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (19.44%) IIS
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (13.89%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) DHCP
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (16.67%) MPLS
2 6 (16.67%) VPN
2 6 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (13.89%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (5.56%) BGP
5 2 (5.56%) OSPF
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (30.56%) JIRA
3 9 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 9 (25.00%) Spinnaker
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) GitLab
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacker
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) DevOps
4 16 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
4 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (44.44%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 15 (41.67%) Technical Leadership
6 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (19.44%) Business Transformation
7 7 (19.44%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
10 4 (11.11%) Coaching
10 4 (11.11%) Data Governance
10 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) C
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCIE
1 2 (5.56%) CCNP
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) JNCIE
1 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) Docker
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
1 9 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 9 (25.00%) Packer
1 9 (25.00%) Prometheus
1 9 (25.00%) Terraform
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Grafana
3 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.89%) Veeam
5 4 (11.11%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) Clearswift
6 3 (8.33%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) Nortel
7 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Actifio
8 1 (2.78%) HP