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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 17.65% 55.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 31.58% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
19 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 55.88% 55.56% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 2
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 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 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile Development
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) SEO
6 1 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) MS Access
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wrexham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile Development
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Market Research
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Avaya
1 1 (9.09%) Sage
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) Mitel