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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 24.07% 14.67% 42.55%
As % of the Vendors category 72.22% 29.73% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 17
Median salary £33,000 £30,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £16,425 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
18 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 33.33% 49.33% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 26
Median salary £33,000 £27,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of job ads across the Bridgend region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 24 (68.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 11 (31.43%) MS Office
3 11 (31.43%) HP
3 11 (31.43%) Remedy
4 10 (28.57%) Unix
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
7 7 (20.00%) DNS
7 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (20.00%) Firewall
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 6 (17.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (17.14%) Citrix
8 6 (17.14%) MetaFrame
8 6 (17.14%) Mac OS X
8 6 (17.14%) Sage
8 6 (17.14%) Terminal Services
8 6 (17.14%) BMC
8 6 (17.14%) BMC PATROL

Microsoft
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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (68.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (31.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (17.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (11.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) NAS
3 5 (14.29%) FTP
3 5 (14.29%) Internet
3 5 (14.29%) PuTTY
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) SSH
3 5 (14.29%) Telnet
4 3 (8.57%) Broadband
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
1 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Technical Services Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) CRM Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (11.43%) IT Support
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Manager
4 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 5 (14.29%) CGI
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) CSS3
3 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 10 (28.57%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) Mac OS X
5 5 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (17.14%) CRM
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) Process Management
4 5 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) OOD
6 2 (5.71%) People Management
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (17.14%) MetaFrame
2 6 (17.14%) Terminal Services
3 5 (14.29%) vCloud
3 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 5 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
1 6 (17.14%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (17.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 5 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) OpenView
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) HP
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) Remedy
3 6 (17.14%) BMC
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) Sage
3 6 (17.14%) Symantec
4 5 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) arcserve
5 1 (2.86%) Compaq
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas