Period
to 23 September 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 23 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
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 60 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 13.52% 15.58% 18.12%
As % of the Vendors category 41.25% 42.86% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 55 25
Swansea median annual salary £36,412 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.97% +17.65% +70.00%
10th Percentile £17,600 £21,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £47,500
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 80 140 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 32.79% 36.36% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 72 132 33
Swansea median annual salary £40,210 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.65% +20.00% +76.47%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £49,500
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.65% +28.57% +75.00%

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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 8 (24.24%) Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) Service Management
7 7 (21.21%) Wireless
7 7 (21.21%) C
7 7 (21.21%) Perl
7 7 (21.21%) DHCP
7 7 (21.21%) DNS
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
7 7 (21.21%) Resource Management
7 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (21.21%) JIRA
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
7 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (18.18%) Office 365

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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Confluence
3 4 (12.12%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.18%) Office 365
4 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (12.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DHCP
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
1 7 (21.21%) Wireless
2 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Bitbucket
3 5 (15.15%) Spinnaker
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Ethical Hacker
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.06%) CGI
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Qt
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) Fat Client
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
1 4 (12.12%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (21.21%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Resource Management
4 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
7 4 (12.12%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
2 7 (21.21%) C
2 7 (21.21%) Perl
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCSA
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) CCNP
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCIE
3 2 (6.06%) JNCIE
3 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Docker
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
1 6 (18.18%) SCOM
2 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 5 (15.15%) Kubernetes
2 5 (15.15%) Packer
2 5 (15.15%) Prometheus
2 5 (15.15%) Terraform
3 4 (12.12%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (12.12%) SCOrch
3 4 (12.12%) SCSM
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
3 4 (12.12%) Actifio
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) McAfee
3 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Clearswift
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.06%) Nortel
5 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.06%) Virgin Media