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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.93% 6.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 22.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 35 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 34.88% 26.92% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 1
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
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 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (32.14%) Remedy
4 9 (32.14%) UNIX
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) CCNP
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) F5
6 7 (25.00%) Aruba
6 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (25.00%) Juniper
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) MS Office
7 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (21.43%) Lync
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) SonicWALL
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) OSPF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (21.43%) Lync
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LAN
1 8 (28.57%) WAN
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) Wireless
2 5 (17.86%) OSPF
2 5 (17.86%) RIP
2 5 (17.86%) VoIP
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) BGP
3 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (10.71%) PBX
5 2 (7.14%) WLAN
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) FDDI
6 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.57%) ADSL
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
1 4 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Wintel Architect
2 3 (10.71%) IT Support
2 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Graduate
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) IT Graduate
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Statistics
2 3 (10.71%) HACMP
3 2 (7.14%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) UNIX
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) AIX
6 3 (10.71%) HPUX
6 3 (10.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Network Design
2 4 (14.29%) Service Management
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
2 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) MCP
4 4 (14.29%) CCSE
4 4 (14.29%) JNCIS
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (7.14%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) CCDA
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.57%) CCDP
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) MetaFrame
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) vCloud
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.71%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) Remedy
3 8 (28.57%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) F5
4 7 (25.00%) Aruba
4 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (17.86%) SonicWALL
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.29%) McAfee
6 4 (14.29%) Websense
6 4 (14.29%) BMC
6 4 (14.29%) Lumension
7 3 (10.71%) ProCurve
7 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) Avaya
7 3 (10.71%) Symantec
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago