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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 17.78% 35.14% 38.46%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 53.06% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 4
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 49 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 40.00% 66.22% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 8
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,650 £49,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) MS Office
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
6 7 (23.33%) Validation
6 7 (23.33%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (23.33%) C#
6 7 (23.33%) Delphi
6 7 (23.33%) MCP
6 7 (23.33%) VBA
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
6 7 (23.33%) McAfee
6 7 (23.33%) LAN
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (23.33%) Juniper
6 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) LAN
1 7 (23.33%) WAN
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (16.67%) RIP
2 5 (16.67%) OSPF
2 5 (16.67%) BGP
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (23.33%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
2 1 (3.33%) Moq
General
1 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) MI Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (6.67%) CRM Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) Validation
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.00%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) Network Design
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Data Validation
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.33%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) VBA
2 7 (23.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) Delphi
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCP
1 7 (23.33%) CCNP
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 5 (16.67%) CCSE
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) ISEB
6 2 (6.67%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (20.00%) XenApp
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Juniper
2 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (23.33%) McAfee
2 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 5 (16.67%) Aruba
4 5 (16.67%) F5
4 5 (16.67%) Lumension
4 5 (16.67%) Websense
5 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) SunGard
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago