The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 7.59% 4.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Median salary £18,500 £41,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
Microsoft Certification
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Qualifications Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 45.57% 46.88% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 17
Median salary £19,000 £30,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,250 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of job ads across the Bridgend region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bridgend region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Bridgend

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Office 365
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
7 4 (28.57%) MCSA
7 4 (28.57%) A+ Certification
7 4 (28.57%) MCTS
7 4 (28.57%) MCITP
7 4 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (14.29%) VPN
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) Google
9 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
9 2 (14.29%) Symantec

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend 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 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) IT Support
2 6 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Technician
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Site Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) A+ Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCITP
2 4 (28.57%) MCSA
2 4 (28.57%) MCTS
2 4 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.14%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) arcserve
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Compaq
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) Sage
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas