Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 31 58 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 12.55% 19.86% 27.27%
As % of the Vendors category 37.35% 45.67% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 54 33
Swansea median annual salary £33,206 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.99% +17.65% +70.00%
10th Percentile £17,000 £28,600 £19,350
90th Percentile £45,625 £57,946 £42,500
West Wales median annual salary £36,412 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -8.97% +17.65% +70.00%

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 83 127 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 33.60% 43.49% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 113 39
Swansea median annual salary £40,210 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.65% +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £17,800 £31,050 £17,750
90th Percentile £53,500 £57,500 £42,500
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £43,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.49% +32.31% -13.33%

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swansea

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (54.84%) Windows
1 17 (54.84%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
4 10 (32.26%) ITIL
5 9 (29.03%) Service Management
5 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 9 (29.03%) SCCM
5 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (25.81%) Office 365
6 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.81%) Project Management
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) DHCP
6 8 (25.81%) DNS
6 8 (25.81%) SLA
7 7 (22.58%) SCOM
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) SAN
9 5 (16.13%) McAfee
9 5 (16.13%) Firewall
9 5 (16.13%) Wireless
9 5 (16.13%) Citrix
9 5 (16.13%) Python
9 5 (16.13%) C
9 5 (16.13%) Perl

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 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.81%) Office 365
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.68%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DHCP
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Spinnaker
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Ethical Hacker
5 4 (12.90%) Customer Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Customer Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) CGI
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.23%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
2 1 (3.23%) Qt
2 1 (3.23%) React
2 1 (3.23%) RequireJS
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Android
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Service Management
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (16.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
7 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) High Availability
8 4 (12.90%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (16.13%) C
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 5 (16.13%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCDST
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
2 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Server
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (3.23%) pfSense
5 1 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) SCOM
3 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (12.90%) SCSM
4 3 (9.68%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (9.68%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) Packer
5 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) Citrix
2 5 (16.13%) McAfee
3 4 (12.90%) Apple
3 4 (12.90%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.68%) Virgin Media
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
6 1 (3.23%) Vyatta