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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 4 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 14.86% 29.27% 6.72%
As % of the Vendors category 28.95% 60.00% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 9
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,350 £16,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £36,500 £34,200
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
38 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 51.35% 48.78% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 32
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
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 4 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 4 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 - 2 - -
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 4 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 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) CRM
4 9 (31.03%) MCP
4 9 (31.03%) VMware
5 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (24.14%) Citrix
6 7 (24.14%) MS Office
6 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
6 7 (24.14%) Lync
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) Remedy
7 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) CCNA
8 5 (17.24%) SLA
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) ADSL
8 5 (17.24%) XML
8 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
9 4 (13.79%) XenApp
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (24.14%) MS Exchange
1 7 (24.14%) Lync
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
2 5 (17.24%) ADSL
3 4 (13.79%) Broadband
3 4 (13.79%) ISDN
3 4 (13.79%) PBX
3 4 (13.79%) WLAN
3 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
3 4 (13.79%) PPP
3 4 (13.79%) RIP
3 4 (13.79%) Internet
3 4 (13.79%) OSPF
3 4 (13.79%) BGP
3 4 (13.79%) EIGRP
3 4 (13.79%) Wireless
3 4 (13.79%) FDDI
3 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (13.79%) CRM Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) CGI
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) COM
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Statistics
3 3 (10.34%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
1 10 (34.48%) CRM
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Network Management
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) ITSM
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) Business Development
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) SDLC
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) People Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) MCP
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.79%) CCNP
7 1 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (3.45%) HNC
7 1 (3.45%) HND
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) OpenView
1 4 (13.79%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
1 4 (13.79%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) Remedy
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) Nortel
5 4 (13.79%) Avaya
5 4 (13.79%) BMC
5 4 (13.79%) Nokia
5 4 (13.79%) Siemens
5 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.79%) 3Com
5 4 (13.79%) SonicWALL
5 4 (13.79%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) Computacenter
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
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