Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 56 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 13.47% 21.88% 25.20%
As % of the Vendors category 38.37% 47.46% 74.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 53 32
West Wales median annual salary £36,412 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.97% +17.65% +23.64%
10th Percentile £17,000 £28,000 £17,825
90th Percentile £50,305 £57,500 £42,375
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year -5.41% +11.28% -8.90%

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 86 118 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 35.10% 46.09% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 76 107 43
West Wales median annual salary £40,105 £43,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.73% +26.47% -9.33%
10th Percentile £18,125 £28,450 £17,750
90th Percentile £52,125 £57,500 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% +4.05% +2.78%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 29 £28,750 -28.13% 3
Carmarthenshire +2 4 £51,074 +122.06%
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 17 (51.52%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 13 (39.39%) Office 365
4 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 9 (27.27%) SLA
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (24.24%) Project Management
6 8 (24.24%) Service Management
6 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
6 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
6 8 (24.24%) SCCM
7 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) DHCP
8 6 (18.18%) DNS
8 6 (18.18%) SCOM
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) McAfee
9 5 (15.15%) Firewall
10 4 (12.12%) Wireless
10 4 (12.12%) Citrix
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V

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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DHCP
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) TestRail
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Customer Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Customer Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Ethical Hacker
3 4 (12.12%) Head of ICT
3 4 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CGI
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
2 1 (3.03%) Qt
2 1 (3.03%) React
2 1 (3.03%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Android
4 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (12.12%) High Availability
6 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Resource Management
6 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.12%) C
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCDST
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Server
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) pfSense
5 1 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.09%) SCSM
5 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
6 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) McAfee
3 4 (12.12%) Apple
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Virgin Media
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) Vyatta