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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 14.80% 31.67% 17.65%
As % of the Vendors category 39.73% 82.61% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 6
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +70.00%  
10th Percentile £24,375 £26,650 £17,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £41,250 £35,125
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  

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 73 23 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 37.24% 38.33% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 143 25 11
West Wales median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +62.50%  
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,450 £17,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £48,750 £41,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.10% +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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (58.33%) .NET
3 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 31 (51.67%) C#
4 31 (51.67%) MVC
5 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (33.33%) OO
8 19 (31.67%) Windows
8 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (30.00%) Scrum
10 17 (28.33%) HTML
10 17 (28.33%) SQL
11 16 (26.67%) ITIL
12 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 15 (25.00%) Performance Management
13 13 (21.67%) CSS
14 12 (20.00%) Project Management
14 12 (20.00%) RESTful
14 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (18.33%) Java
15 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
16 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
16 10 (16.67%) Entity Framework
16 10 (16.67%) Application Performance Management
16 10 (16.67%) ServiceNow

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 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.33%) Office 365
4 3 (5.00%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) GSM
2 6 (10.00%) DHCP
2 6 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (5.00%) SNMP
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) GIS
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.67%) Subversion
6 2 (3.33%) Selenium
6 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (11.67%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (28.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) .NET
2 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (28.33%) HTML
6 13 (21.67%) CSS
7 12 (20.00%) RESTful
8 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 10 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.67%) XML
11 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (8.33%) WCF
11 5 (8.33%) Web Services
12 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (6.67%) NHibernate
12 4 (6.67%) WPF
13 3 (5.00%) Java EE
13 3 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.00%) Clustering
5 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Unix
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) MVC
3 20 (33.33%) OO
4 18 (30.00%) Scrum
5 16 (26.67%) ITIL
6 15 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (20.00%) Project Management
8 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.67%) Application Performance Management
10 9 (15.00%) Analytics
10 9 (15.00%) TDD
10 9 (15.00%) Web Development
11 8 (13.33%) ITSM
11 8 (13.33%) OOP
11 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
12 7 (11.67%) BDD
12 7 (11.67%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (11.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) C#
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.33%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) C++
5 8 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.00%) Groovy
7 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) MCP
3 3 (5.00%) MCSA
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (8.33%) SCSM
3 5 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 3 (5.00%) SCOM
4 3 (5.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.33%) Ansible
5 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Puppet
5 2 (3.33%) Terraform
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.33%) WSUS
6 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 8 (13.33%) BMC
2 8 (13.33%) CA
2 8 (13.33%) Clearswift
2 8 (13.33%) LogRhythm
2 8 (13.33%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (6.67%) McAfee
5 3 (5.00%) DevExpress
5 3 (5.00%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.33%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.33%) Apple
6 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.33%) Veritas
7 1 (1.67%) Alterian
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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