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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 10.00% 37.93% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 91.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +60.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £46,000 £26,900
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
16 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 53.33% 41.38% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 6
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 £23,200 £27,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £27,000 £50,000
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 29 May 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 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wrexham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Market Research
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) Sage