The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 33.33% 18.60% 39.13%
As % of the Vendors category 45.24% 47.06% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 23
Average salary £18,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42 17 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 73.68% 39.53% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 43
Average salary £20,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.44% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 21 (56.76%) MS Excel
4 18 (48.65%) MS Office
5 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
6 13 (35.14%) Office 365
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (24.32%) C#
9 9 (24.32%) CRM
10 8 (21.62%) .NET
11 7 (18.92%) MySQL
11 7 (18.92%) HTML
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco
12 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (16.22%) Firewall
12 6 (16.22%) Linux
12 6 (16.22%) ITIL
12 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (13.51%) NAS
13 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (13.51%) DNS
13 5 (13.51%) SLA
13 5 (13.51%) Internet
13 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
13 5 (13.51%) Sage
14 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (56.76%) MS Excel
2 18 (48.65%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) NAS
3 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.70%) SSH
4 1 (2.70%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) IT Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) IT Support
2 10 (27.03%) IT Support Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Applications Support
4 6 (16.22%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Software Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Flash
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) COM
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) CRM
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.41%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) OO
4 2 (5.41%) OOD
4 2 (5.41%) SEO
4 2 (5.41%) Video Processing
4 2 (5.41%) Web Design
5 1 (2.70%) B2B
5 1 (2.70%) Business Development
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Process Management
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum
5 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) PHP
3 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) C
5 2 (5.41%) VB
5 2 (5.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) Sage
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
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