Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 56 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 14.29% 30.94% 12.88%
As % of the Vendors category 43.42% 62.92% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 55 15
Swansea median annual salary £29,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +23.08% +11.98%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,700 £17,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £42,950
West Wales median annual salary £30,750 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -23.13% +45.45% -5.25%

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 76 89 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 32.90% 49.17% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 72 82 27
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,864
Median salary % change year-on-year - +43.55% +1.32%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,625 £17,450
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £42,500
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,864
% change year-on-year - +43.55% +1.32%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.21%) SCCM
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (12.12%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
7 4 (12.12%) Terraform
7 4 (12.12%) Puppet
7 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
7 4 (12.12%) Ansible
7 4 (12.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (12.12%) SLA
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco
7 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse

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 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.09%) Mimecast
3 3 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) Power BI
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) TestRail
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Junior
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
2 1 (3.03%) WinForms
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) SDLC
2 4 (12.12%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
2 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
3 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCENT
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) MCDST
5 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) Ansible
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Terraform
3 2 (6.06%) SCSM
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
5 2 (6.06%) Clearswift
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds