The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Wales / Bridgend
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend - 10.81% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category - 27.59% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Median salary - £18,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -56.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bridgend
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3 29 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 30.00% 39.19% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 35
Median salary £35,000 £22,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.55% -45.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £17,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bridgend citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Bridgend

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Bridgend.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bridgend region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft