The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 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 25 June 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.

Microsoft
South Wales / Torfaen
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 22.22% 19.61% 5.98%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 41.67% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £23,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £70,000 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Torfaen.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Torfaen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 12 24 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 44.44% 47.06% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 55
Median salary £27,500 £31,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -15.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £51,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Torfaen 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 Torfaen

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Torfaen

Microsoft
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cwmbran +4 6 £35,000 +27.27%
Microsoft
South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (52.63%) HTML
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 8 (42.11%) Node.js
2 8 (42.11%) Twitter
2 8 (42.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (42.11%) TypeScript
2 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) Express
3 7 (36.84%) MEAN Stack
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Release Management
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Angular Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) jQuery
2 8 (42.11%) Node.js
2 8 (42.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (36.84%) Express
3 7 (36.84%) MEAN Stack
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
5 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (10.53%) Xamarin.iOS
6 1 (5.26%) COM+
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Release Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
2 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) OOD
3 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Product Management
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) TypeScript
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Twitter
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
3 2 (10.53%) Xamarin