Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South Wales > Bridgend
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 21 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 3.23% 7.48% 5.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 15.94% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 8
Bridgend median annual salary £18,500 £18,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% -54.72% -
10th Percentile £17,750 £17,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £19,250 £23,500 £43,750
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% -12.33% +4.29%

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 5 69 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 16.13% 46.94% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 56 61
Bridgend median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -23.08% -10.96%
10th Percentile £19,450 £17,000 £16,750
90th Percentile £42,250 £40,000 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +7.14%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bridgend.

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 25 July 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification