Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 17 August 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 62 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 15.79% 15.58% 22.00%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 42.76% 71.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 33
West Wales median annual salary £36,412 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.97% +17.65% +70.00%
10th Percentile £17,750 £24,750 £26,350
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £42,250
Wales median annual salary £35,612 £36,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -2.43% +8.15% -6.25%

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 West Wales.

All Vendors
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 90 145 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 31.58% 36.43% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 79 137 44
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.65% +32.35% +30.77%
10th Percentile £22,800 £28,450 £26,400
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £44,800
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in West Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in West Wales

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Wales over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in West Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -2 33 £36,412 -8.97% 2
Carmarthenshire +5 11 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Pembrokeshire - 1 £35,000 - 2
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (33.33%) Windows
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 12 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 11 (24.44%) VMware
5 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.22%) Project Management
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (20.00%) DHCP
7 9 (20.00%) DNS
7 9 (20.00%) JIRA
7 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (17.78%) SCCM
8 8 (17.78%) SCOM
8 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
9 7 (15.56%) Wireless
9 7 (15.56%) Service Management
9 7 (15.56%) C
9 7 (15.56%) Perl

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.89%) Confluence
3 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (8.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DHCP
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) Wireless
3 6 (13.33%) SAN
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) BGP
5 1 (2.22%) MPLS
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) OSPF
5 1 (2.22%) PABX
5 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Spinnaker
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.11%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Ethical Hacker
2 7 (15.56%) Head of ICT
3 5 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Software Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Customer Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (6.67%) CGI
4 1 (2.22%) COM
4 1 (2.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) Android
6 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 11 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Project Management
5 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (15.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Resource Management
6 7 (15.56%) Security Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Service Management
7 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.11%) Web Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
2 7 (15.56%) C
2 7 (15.56%) Perl
2 7 (15.56%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCIE
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 4 (8.89%) Docker
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
1 8 (17.78%) SCOM
2 4 (8.89%) Ansible
2 4 (8.89%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.89%) Packer
2 4 (8.89%) Prometheus
2 4 (8.89%) SCOrch
2 4 (8.89%) SCSM
2 4 (8.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) McAfee
2 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.89%) Actifio
3 4 (8.89%) Apple
3 4 (8.89%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix
3 4 (8.89%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) Virgin Media
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Avaya
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.22%) F5
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.22%) Nortel
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds