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 3 months to 30 March 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
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 30 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 23.44% 23.29% 7.50%
As % of the Vendors category 49.18% 70.83% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 3
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 West Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 61 24 12
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 47.66% 32.88% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 10
Median salary £40,000 £27,864 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.55% -34.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £18,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Swansea +5 30 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 53 (75.71%) SQL Server
2 51 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (70.00%) .NET
4 47 (67.14%) C#
5 46 (65.71%) MVC
6 42 (60.00%) OO
7 40 (57.14%) Scrum
8 39 (55.71%) ASP.NET
9 36 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (51.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (47.14%) RESTful
10 33 (47.14%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (38.57%) Windows
12 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (31.43%) OOP
14 20 (28.57%) HTML
14 20 (28.57%) SQL
15 19 (27.14%) TDD
15 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
16 18 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
16 18 (25.71%) BDD
16 18 (25.71%) Web Application Development
16 18 (25.71%) Retail
17 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
17 17 (24.29%) Entity Framework
18 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
18 16 (22.86%) Kanban
18 16 (22.86%) Web Development

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 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
1 2 (2.86%) GSM
2 1 (1.43%) NAS
2 1 (1.43%) PABX
2 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) SNMP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (75.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Power BI
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.43%) Mercurial
2 15 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (25.71%) Retail
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (67.14%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) .NET Developer
3 18 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) IT Support
8 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.29%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Integration Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (70.00%) .NET
2 39 (55.71%) ASP.NET
3 36 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 36 (51.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 33 (47.14%) RESTful
5 20 (28.57%) HTML
6 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
7 17 (24.29%) Entity Framework
8 16 (22.86%) WCF
9 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 15 (21.43%) NHibernate
9 15 (21.43%) Web Services
9 15 (21.43%) WPF
9 15 (21.43%) XML
10 6 (8.57%) Java EE
11 5 (7.14%) CSS
11 5 (7.14%) JMS
12 2 (2.86%) Ajax
12 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.57%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.86%) Unix
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (65.71%) MVC
3 42 (60.00%) OO
4 40 (57.14%) Scrum
5 33 (47.14%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (31.43%) OOP
7 19 (27.14%) TDD
8 18 (25.71%) BDD
8 18 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
8 18 (25.71%) Web Application Development
9 16 (22.86%) Kanban
9 16 (22.86%) Use Case
9 16 (22.86%) Web Development
10 15 (21.43%) Automated Testing
10 15 (21.43%) MVVM
11 11 (15.71%) ITIL
12 8 (11.43%) Project Management
13 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.57%) SDLC
14 6 (8.57%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) C#
2 20 (28.57%) SQL
3 9 (12.86%) Java
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) Groovy
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) MCP
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCCM
2 5 (7.14%) SCSM
3 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 5 (7.14%) Citrix
2 5 (7.14%) MuleSoft
3 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Apple
5 2 (2.86%) BMC
5 2 (2.86%) CA
5 2 (2.86%) Clearswift
5 2 (2.86%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.86%) Veritas
6 1 (1.43%) Alterian
6 1 (1.43%) Sun
6 1 (1.43%) Virgin Media
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