The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bridgend region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 30.16% 23.73% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 70.37% 46.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 1
Average salary £44,500 £25,750 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.81% +56.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 42.86% 50.85% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 1
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bridgend

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 39 (79.59%) Security Cleared
2 28 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 24 (48.98%) Windows
4 23 (46.94%) HP
5 20 (40.82%) SAN
6 19 (38.78%) Citrix
6 19 (38.78%) Terminal Services
7 18 (36.73%) ITIL
7 18 (36.73%) Remedy
8 16 (32.65%) UNIX
9 15 (30.61%) Symantec
9 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
9 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
9 15 (30.61%) VMware
9 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (28.57%) Lync
10 14 (28.57%) F5
10 14 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (28.57%) NetBackup
10 14 (28.57%) Backup Exec
10 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (28.57%) Cisco
10 14 (28.57%) CCNP
11 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
11 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
12 12 (24.49%) ProCurve
12 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
12 12 (24.49%) Aruba
12 12 (24.49%) Cisco Nexus

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (28.57%) Lync
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2000
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
3 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) SAN
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (24.49%) VoIP
2 12 (24.49%) Wireless
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
3 6 (12.24%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) DNS
5 2 (4.08%) OSPF
5 2 (4.08%) Internet
5 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.08%) PPP
5 2 (4.08%) RIP
5 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) PBX
5 2 (4.08%) ADSL
5 2 (4.08%) Broadband
5 2 (4.08%) ISDN
General
1 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Local Government
4 3 (6.12%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 8 (16.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Wintel Support
2 6 (12.24%) Technical Support
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (6.12%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) HACMP
4 2 (4.08%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) AIX
3 3 (6.12%) HPUX
3 3 (6.12%) Solaris
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
3 4 (8.16%) Service Management
4 3 (6.12%) Change Control
4 3 (6.12%) Change Management
5 2 (4.08%) Network Management
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.16%) VBScript
3 2 (4.08%) C
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (79.59%) Security Cleared
2 28 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (28.57%) CCNP
4 11 (22.45%) DV Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (16.33%) MCP
6 7 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (14.29%) CCIE
6 7 (14.29%) CCDP
7 5 (10.20%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Terminal Services
2 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (22.45%) vSphere
5 9 (18.37%) MetaFrame
6 8 (16.33%) vCloud
6 8 (16.33%) XenApp
6 8 (16.33%) XenServer
6 8 (16.33%) XenDesktop
7 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (2.04%) UAG
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 14 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 14 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 8 (16.33%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (12.24%) ARCserve
4 3 (6.12%) SCCM
4 3 (6.12%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.08%) OpenView
5 2 (4.08%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.04%) WSUS
6 1 (2.04%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) HP
2 19 (38.78%) Citrix
3 18 (36.73%) Remedy
4 15 (30.61%) Symantec
4 15 (30.61%) VMware
5 14 (28.57%) F5
5 14 (28.57%) Cisco
6 12 (24.49%) ProCurve
6 12 (24.49%) Aruba
6 12 (24.49%) Juniper
6 12 (24.49%) Blue Coat
6 12 (24.49%) Fortinet
7 8 (16.33%) Oracle
8 7 (14.29%) Riverbed
9 5 (10.20%) BMC
10 4 (8.16%) Sophos
10 4 (8.16%) McAfee
11 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
12 2 (4.08%) Apple
12 2 (4.08%) Nokia
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