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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 29.69% 22.22% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 70.37% 43.75% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 1
Average salary £44,500 £27,500 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.81% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,122
% change year-on-year
- +3.81%
Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 32 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 42.19% 50.79% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 1
Average salary £45,000 £28,500 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +72.72%
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 23 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 36 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (48.89%) HP
4 20 (44.44%) Windows
5 19 (42.22%) SAN
6 18 (40.00%) ITIL
7 15 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 15 (33.33%) Citrix
7 15 (33.33%) Remedy
7 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (31.11%) UNIX
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco
8 14 (31.11%) CCNP
8 14 (31.11%) Lync
8 14 (31.11%) F5
9 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
9 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (26.67%) Wireless
10 12 (26.67%) VMware
10 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (26.67%) ProCurve
10 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
10 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
10 12 (26.67%) VoIP
10 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 12 (26.67%) Juniper
10 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (26.67%) Aruba
11 11 (24.44%) Symantec

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 14 (31.11%) Lync
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) SAN
2 12 (26.67%) Wireless
2 12 (26.67%) VoIP
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (13.33%) WAN
3 6 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) DHCP
4 4 (8.89%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.44%) PPP
5 2 (4.44%) RIP
5 2 (4.44%) PBX
5 2 (4.44%) ADSL
5 2 (4.44%) Broadband
5 2 (4.44%) ISDN
5 2 (4.44%) FDDI
5 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco PIX
General
1 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Wintel Support
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Support
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (8.89%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
7 1 (2.22%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) HACMP
2 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) AIX
3 3 (6.67%) HPUX
3 3 (6.67%) Solaris
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.89%) Service Management
3 4 (8.89%) Matrix Management
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (31.11%) CCNP
4 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (15.56%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (15.56%) CCIE
5 7 (15.56%) CCDP
6 6 (13.33%) MCP
7 5 (11.11%) CCDA
7 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 9 (20.00%) vSphere
6 7 (15.56%) vCloud
6 7 (15.56%) MetaFrame
6 7 (15.56%) XenApp
6 7 (15.56%) XenServer
6 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) NetBackup
1 11 (24.44%) Backup Exec
2 10 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (15.56%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (8.89%) ARCserve
5 3 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (4.44%) OpenView
6 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) HP
2 15 (33.33%) Citrix
2 15 (33.33%) Remedy
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco
3 14 (31.11%) F5
4 12 (26.67%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
4 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 12 (26.67%) ProCurve
4 12 (26.67%) Aruba
4 12 (26.67%) Juniper
5 11 (24.44%) Symantec
6 7 (15.56%) Riverbed
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle
7 5 (11.11%) BMC
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.44%) Apple
9 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.44%) Avaya
9 2 (4.44%) McAfee
Bridgend
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago