The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 77 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 17.95% 17.73% 22.19%
As % of the Vendors category 45.29% 59.55% 62.73%
Number of salaries quoted 71 52 64
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Vendors Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
170 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 39.63% 29.77% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 147 83 100
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bath region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bath

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bath region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bath

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 62 (48.44%) MS Excel
2 52 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 42 (32.81%) SQL
4 39 (30.47%) Active Directory
5 38 (29.69%) VMware
6 37 (28.91%) MS Exchange
7 35 (27.34%) C#
8 34 (26.56%) .NET
8 34 (26.56%) Windows
9 27 (21.09%) SharePoint
10 22 (17.19%) Finance
11 19 (14.84%) LAN
11 19 (14.84%) Degree
12 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (12.50%) MS Project
14 15 (11.72%) MS Office
14 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
14 15 (11.72%) Firewall
15 14 (10.94%) Windows 7
15 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (10.94%) Mathematics
15 14 (10.94%) WAN
16 13 (10.16%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
17 12 (9.38%) Citrix
18 11 (8.59%) IIS
18 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (8.59%) Software Engineering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 37 (28.91%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.09%) SharePoint
3 16 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (10.16%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (8.59%) IIS
6 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.13%) Lync
8 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.78%) Drupal
9 1 (0.78%) WordPress
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (48.44%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.50%) MS Project
3 15 (11.72%) MS Office
4 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.84%) LAN
2 15 (11.72%) Firewall
3 14 (10.94%) WAN
4 9 (7.03%) SAN
5 7 (5.47%) DHCP
5 7 (5.47%) DNS
6 5 (3.91%) Intranet
6 5 (3.91%) Internet
6 5 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.34%) VoIP
8 2 (1.56%) VLAN
9 1 (0.78%) IMAP
9 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.78%) SMTP
9 1 (0.78%) IPv4
9 1 (0.78%) IPv6
9 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) DTS
7 1 (0.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.78%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) SSDT
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.56%) Subversion
2 2 (1.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.56%) Selenium
2 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Marketing
3 5 (3.91%) Legal
3 5 (3.91%) Advertising
4 3 (2.34%) Law
5 2 (1.56%) Electronics
5 2 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Analyst
2 31 (24.22%) Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Support Analyst
4 16 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 15 (11.72%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 15 (11.72%) Help Desk Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Administrator
6 12 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 12 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Consultant
7 9 (7.03%) IT Support
8 8 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Architect
9 7 (5.47%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.13%) SQL DBA
11 4 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) .NET
2 9 (7.03%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.47%) HTML
3 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.69%) XML
5 5 (3.91%) CSS
5 5 (3.91%) Web Services
6 4 (3.13%) COM
6 4 (3.13%) jQuery
7 3 (2.34%) WPF
8 2 (1.56%) WCF
8 2 (1.56%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.56%) XSD
8 2 (1.56%) XSLT
9 1 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.56%) Photography
3 1 (0.78%) DTV
3 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) Replication
3 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.56%) Windows
2 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (10.94%) Windows 7
3 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.81%) Linux
5 8 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.47%) UNIX
7 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.91%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.56%) AIX
9 2 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
2 13 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.59%) Software Engineering
5 9 (7.03%) ITIL
6 7 (5.47%) Change Management
7 5 (3.91%) Project Management
7 5 (3.91%) MVC
7 5 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.13%) Migration
8 4 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.13%) MVVM
8 4 (3.13%) Waterfall
8 4 (3.13%) Software Deployment
8 4 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.34%) Change Control
9 3 (2.34%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) SQL
2 35 (27.34%) C#
3 8 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.13%) Java
7 3 (2.34%) VB
7 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.56%) X++
8 2 (1.56%) C
8 2 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) MCP
4 2 (1.56%) HND
4 2 (1.56%) MCSE
4 2 (1.56%) MCSA
4 2 (1.56%) CCNA
4 2 (1.56%) ISEB
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
1 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (30.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.91%) XenServer
5 4 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 38 (29.69%) VMware
2 12 (9.38%) Citrix
3 5 (3.91%) Cisco
3 5 (3.91%) HP
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle
5 3 (2.34%) NetApp
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Dell
7 1 (0.78%) Alterian
7 1 (0.78%) Veeam
7 1 (0.78%) Trapeze
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