Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 60 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 12.38% 29.70% 16.44%
As % of the Vendors category 36.62% 58.82% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 59 21
West Wales median annual salary £23,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.50% +33.33% -2.48%
10th Percentile £17,975 £20,900 £17,750
90th Percentile £44,625 £57,500 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 71 102 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 33.81% 50.50% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 63 92 33
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,550 £17,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -4 26 £23,000 -42.50% 5
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) SLA
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (15.38%) Office 365
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Power BI
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.54%) SCCM
7 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) C#

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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.54%) Power BI
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) TestRail
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
2 1 (3.85%) React
2 1 (3.85%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCENT
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) MCDST
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) pfSense
3 1 (3.85%) Snort
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCSM
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Citrix
1 3 (11.54%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.85%) Sophos
3 1 (3.85%) Vyatta