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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 20.00% 25.00% 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 66.67% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% +61.84%
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
21 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 60.00% 37.50% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £30,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +61.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 20 October 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) RIP
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (20.00%) VPLS
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wrexham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) RIP
1 3 (20.00%) MPLS
1 3 (20.00%) OSPF
1 3 (20.00%) BGP
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) VLAN
1 3 (20.00%) VPLS
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Trainer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCIE
1 2 (13.33%) CCSP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCIP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) CCDA
1 2 (13.33%) CCDP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe
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