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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 23.81% 6.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 62.50% 26.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
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
16 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 38.10% 22.90% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 4
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 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
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) LAN
4 9 (32.14%) CCNP
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) F5
5 8 (28.57%) Aruba
5 8 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) MS Office
5 8 (28.57%) UNIX
5 8 (28.57%) Juniper
5 8 (28.57%) Remedy
6 7 (25.00%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (21.43%) Lync
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (21.43%) SonicWALL
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (21.43%) Firewall
7 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 6 (21.43%) BGP
7 6 (21.43%) OSPF
7 6 (21.43%) RIP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) LAN
1 9 (32.14%) WAN
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) BGP
2 6 (21.43%) OSPF
2 6 (21.43%) RIP
3 5 (17.86%) VoIP
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless
3 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (10.71%) PBX
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.14%) WLAN
7 1 (3.57%) ADSL
7 1 (3.57%) Broadband
7 1 (3.57%) ISDN
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (17.86%) Escalation Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) HACMP
2 3 (10.71%) Statistics
3 2 (7.14%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) UNIX
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) AIX
5 3 (10.71%) HPUX
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (32.14%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) CCSE
4 5 (17.86%) JNCIS
5 4 (14.29%) MCP
6 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.14%) CCNA
7 2 (7.14%) CCDA
8 1 (3.57%) CCDP
8 1 (3.57%) CCIE
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) F5
3 8 (28.57%) Aruba
3 8 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 8 (28.57%) Juniper
3 8 (28.57%) Remedy
4 7 (25.00%) HP
5 6 (21.43%) SonicWALL
5 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 5 (17.86%) McAfee
6 5 (17.86%) Websense
6 5 (17.86%) Lumension
7 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (14.29%) Citrix
7 4 (14.29%) BMC
8 3 (10.71%) Avaya
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
8 3 (10.71%) ProCurve
9 2 (7.14%) Symantec
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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