Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 48 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 19.05% 14.90% 22.80%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 44.44% 61.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 43
West Wales median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £17,000 £19,700 £19,100
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,946 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.43% +2.94% -2.86%

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 72 117 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 28.57% 33.52% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 61 112 68
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,525 £22,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,946 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 38 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Carmarthenshire +5 8 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Pembrokeshire - 2 £35,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 22 (45.83%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (37.50%) DevOps
5 17 (35.42%) Continuous Deployment
5 17 (35.42%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 17 (35.42%) Deployment Automation
5 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (35.42%) Linux
6 16 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
7 14 (29.17%) Windows
7 14 (29.17%) SLA
7 14 (29.17%) JIRA
8 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
8 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
9 12 (25.00%) Web Services
10 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
10 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (20.83%) Prometheus
11 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
11 10 (20.83%) Packer
11 10 (20.83%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (20.83%) Terraform
11 10 (20.83%) Ansible
11 10 (20.83%) Docker
11 10 (20.83%) Bitbucket
11 10 (20.83%) Office 365
11 10 (20.83%) Confluence

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 10 (20.83%) Confluence
2 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.58%) IIS
4 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (45.83%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (20.83%) Office 365
4 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) DHCP
1 7 (14.58%) DNS
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
1 7 (14.58%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) MPLS
2 6 (12.50%) VPN
2 6 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (10.42%) NAS
4 4 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) Wireless
6 2 (4.17%) BGP
6 2 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.08%) PABX
7 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) JIRA
2 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.83%) Bitbucket
3 10 (20.83%) Spinnaker
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) GitLab
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.33%) Welsh Language
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Head of ICT
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Tester
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Ethical Hacker
7 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 2 (4.17%) JSON
3 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 6 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 14 (29.17%) Windows
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) DevOps
4 17 (35.42%) Continuous Deployment
4 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (35.42%) Deployment Automation
4 17 (35.42%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 16 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
6 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
7 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.58%) Business Transformation
8 7 (14.58%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
9 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
10 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) C
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) CCNP
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) CCIE
2 2 (4.17%) JNCIE
2 2 (4.17%) JNCIP
2 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) Docker
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Ansible
1 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
1 10 (20.83%) Packer
1 10 (20.83%) Prometheus
1 10 (20.83%) Terraform
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Grafana
3 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Atlassian
1 10 (20.83%) VMware
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.33%) NetApp
4 4 (8.33%) Veeam
5 3 (6.25%) Clearswift
5 3 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (4.17%) Avaya
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.17%) McAfee
6 2 (4.17%) Nortel
6 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.08%) Actifio
7 1 (2.08%) HP