Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 46 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 17.36% 14.05% 17.82%
As % of the Vendors category 55.42% 41.94% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 31
West Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +75.00%
10th Percentile £26,875 £20,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +1.39% +5.88% -5.56%

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 83 124 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 31.32% 33.51% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 115 49
West Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,650 £26,750
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +1 32 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Carmarthenshire +5 12 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Pembrokeshire - 2 £35,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (41.30%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (34.78%) Linux
4 14 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (30.43%) Office 365
5 13 (28.26%) JIRA
6 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
6 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (23.91%) Windows
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
7 11 (23.91%) DevOps
7 11 (23.91%) Continuous Deployment
7 11 (23.91%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 11 (23.91%) Deployment Automation
8 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.74%) Web Services
8 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 10 (21.74%) VMware
9 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
10 8 (17.39%) Atlassian
10 8 (17.39%) DHCP
10 8 (17.39%) DNS
10 8 (17.39%) SAN
10 8 (17.39%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (17.39%) Terraform

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 8 (17.39%) Confluence
2 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (30.43%) Office 365
4 4 (8.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) DHCP
1 8 (17.39%) DNS
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) Wireless
3 4 (8.70%) MPLS
3 4 (8.70%) VPN
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) NAS
5 2 (4.35%) BGP
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.17%) PABX
6 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) JIRA
2 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Bitbucket
3 8 (17.39%) Spinnaker
4 5 (10.87%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Welsh Language
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Head of ICT
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Ethical Hacker
5 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) HTML5
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Replication
3 5 (10.87%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) Fat Client
3 5 (10.87%) Thin Client
4 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 11 (23.91%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.91%) Deployment Automation
3 11 (23.91%) DevOps
3 11 (23.91%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
6 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.87%) Capacity Management
7 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (10.87%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) C#
2 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.87%) C
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 5 (10.87%) Python
3 5 (10.87%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCSA
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CCIE
4 2 (4.35%) JNCIE
4 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 5 (10.87%) QA
3 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Docker
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Ansible
1 8 (17.39%) Kubernetes
1 8 (17.39%) Packer
1 8 (17.39%) Prometheus
1 8 (17.39%) Terraform
2 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) SCOM
2 5 (10.87%) SCOrch
3 4 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (8.70%) SCSM
4 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) Atlassian
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Actifio
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) Clearswift
6 3 (6.52%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
7 2 (4.35%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.35%) McAfee
7 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) Nortel
7 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Veeam