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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 1 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 15.07% 44.90% 6.77%
As % of the Vendors category 29.73% 68.75% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 7
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -10.97%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
37 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 50.68% 65.31% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 28
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Job Locations in Bridgend

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maesteg - 1 - -
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) CRM
4 10 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (32.14%) C#
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (25.00%) MCP
7 7 (25.00%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) VMware
7 7 (25.00%) Lync
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) SLA
8 6 (21.43%) Remedy
9 5 (17.86%) Citrix
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco
9 5 (17.86%) VPN
9 5 (17.86%) CCNA
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) ADSL
10 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 4 (14.29%) FDDI
10 4 (14.29%) Wireless

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (25.00%) Lync
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) VPN
2 5 (17.86%) ADSL
3 4 (14.29%) Broadband
3 4 (14.29%) ISDN
3 4 (14.29%) PBX
3 4 (14.29%) WLAN
3 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 4 (14.29%) PPP
3 4 (14.29%) RIP
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) OSPF
3 4 (14.29%) BGP
3 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 4 (14.29%) Wireless
3 4 (14.29%) FDDI
3 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (10.71%) CRM Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Graduate
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) CGI
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) COM
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Statistics
3 3 (10.71%) GIS
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
1 11 (39.29%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Network Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Business Development
3 3 (10.71%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Coaching
5 1 (3.57%) People Management
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (25.00%) MCP
5 5 (17.86%) CCNA
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.29%) CCNP
7 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.57%) MCITP
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) HNC
8 1 (3.57%) HND
8 1 (3.57%) MCSE
8 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) XenApp
3 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) OpenView
1 4 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
1 4 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Remedy
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Avaya
4 4 (14.29%) BMC
4 4 (14.29%) Nokia
4 4 (14.29%) Siemens
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Nortel
4 4 (14.29%) 3Com
4 4 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 4 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Computacenter
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Intel
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
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Salary: £15500 - £17500 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago