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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 22.00% 35.94% 36.36%
As % of the Vendors category 57.89% 53.49% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 6
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +39.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £42,000
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
19 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 38.00% 67.19% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 14
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +28.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) MCP
5 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) McAfee
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Clustering
5 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) .NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (15.00%) RIP
2 3 (15.00%) OSPF
2 3 (15.00%) BGP
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) MI Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Network Design
1 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Delphi
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) MCP
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCSE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix
1 5 (25.00%) Juniper
1 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
1 5 (25.00%) McAfee
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
1 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (15.00%) Aruba
3 3 (15.00%) F5
3 3 (15.00%) Lumension
3 3 (15.00%) Websense
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) SunGard
5 1 (5.00%) Intel
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