Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 26 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 15.84% 12.62% 29.56%
As % of the Vendors category 55.17% 36.62% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 59
West Wales median annual salary £42,500 £23,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.78% -42.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £16,600 £17,975 £20,900
90th Percentile £61,486 £44,625 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

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 58 71 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 28.71% 34.47% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 63 92
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £17,000 £20,000 £22,550
90th Percentile £57,234 £50,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 29 £42,500 +84.78% 3
Carmarthenshire - 2 - - 2
Pembrokeshire - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 16 (50.00%) SLA
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (46.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) DevOps
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Deployment
4 13 (40.63%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 13 (40.63%) Deployment Automation
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 11 (34.38%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (21.88%) Web Services
9 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
9 7 (21.88%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (18.75%) Prometheus
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
10 6 (18.75%) Spinnaker
10 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
10 6 (18.75%) Packer

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Confluence
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) MPLS
2 5 (15.63%) VPN
2 5 (15.63%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Bitbucket
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
2 6 (18.75%) Spinnaker
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) GitLab
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Head of ICT
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (46.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (43.75%) DevOps
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Deployment
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (40.63%) Deployment Automation
3 13 (40.63%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 11 (34.38%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
7 7 (21.88%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 4 (12.50%) Change Management
9 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCIE
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.13%) JNCIE
1 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
1 1 (3.13%) MCP
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Docker
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
1 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
1 6 (18.75%) Packer
1 6 (18.75%) Prometheus
1 6 (18.75%) Terraform
2 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Grafana
2 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Atlassian
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco
1 6 (18.75%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
2 5 (15.63%) Veeam
3 4 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Clearswift
4 2 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) Nortel
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Sophos