The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wrexham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 18.18% 10.71% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 21.43% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
North Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wrexham region.

Vendors Category
Wrexham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 27.27% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 3
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wrexham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wrexham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wrexham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wrexham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wrexham region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wrexham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wrexham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wrexham 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Sage
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Market Research
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wrexham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wrexham 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sage
1 2 (40.00%) VMware