The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 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 Wrexham 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 29.63% 36.36% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 50.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Average salary £42,500 £29,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.29% +53.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Wrexham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 44.44% 72.73% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 18
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
North Wales

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
Salary Histogram in Wrexham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wrexham region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wrexham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wrexham

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) MPLS
6 5 (27.78%) OSPF
6 5 (27.78%) BGP
6 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
6 5 (27.78%) RIP
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) VLAN
6 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
6 5 (27.78%) VPLS
7 4 (22.22%) Data Management
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) NetApp
7 4 (22.22%) Firmware
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wrexham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
2 5 (27.78%) OSPF
2 5 (27.78%) BGP
2 5 (27.78%) VLAN
2 5 (27.78%) VPLS
2 5 (27.78%) RIP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 4 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCSP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCIP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCDA
2 1 (5.56%) CCDP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
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