Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 54 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 14.14% 20.97% 12.17%
As % of the Vendors category 42.52% 60.00% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 10
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +50.54% -15.45%
10th Percentile £20,125 £21,500 £17,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £48,875
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 127 65 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 33.25% 34.95% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119 63 20
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.08% +28.13%
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,950 £17,975
90th Percentile £57,946 £53,750 £48,875
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.45%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 53 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Carmarthenshire -4 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (37.04%) .NET
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (31.48%) SCCM
4 16 (29.63%) C#
5 14 (25.93%) SQL
6 13 (24.07%) Linux
6 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
6 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.37%) MVC
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
9 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
9 10 (18.52%) Citrix
9 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 10 (18.52%) DHCP
9 10 (18.52%) DNS
9 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.67%) IIS
10 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 9 (16.67%) Capacity Management

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 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (12.96%) Mimecast
5 5 (9.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) DHCP
1 10 (18.52%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Power BI
6 2 (3.70%) GIS
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.26%) Selenium
3 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (3.70%) Advertising
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Junior
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (7.41%) WinForms
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.56%) jQuery
7 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.56%) XML
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.70%) CSS3
8 2 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (1.85%) RESTful
9 1 (1.85%) WCF
9 1 (1.85%) Web Services
9 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
2 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) CentOS
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
2 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) MVC
4 9 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 9 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (14.81%) ITIL
5 8 (14.81%) Migration
5 8 (14.81%) Performance Management
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
6 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) Application Performance Management
8 5 (9.26%) IT Strategy
8 5 (9.26%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) Service Management
8 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) C#
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) MCSA
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCENT
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) CCNP
6 1 (1.85%) MCDST
6 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.26%) XenApp
5 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) SCCM
2 9 (16.67%) Ansible
2 9 (16.67%) Puppet
2 9 (16.67%) Terraform
3 8 (14.81%) SCSM
4 5 (9.26%) SCOM
4 5 (9.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) VMware
2 10 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (9.26%) AppDynamics
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) DevExpress
5 3 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (3.70%) Avaya
6 2 (3.70%) Clearswift
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds