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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 83 62 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 17.97% 20.13% 23.61%
As % of the Vendors category 46.11% 65.26% 63.72%
Number of salaries quoted 73 62 67
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
180 95 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 38.96% 30.84% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 147 92 107
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bath

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 72 (51.80%) MS Excel
2 52 (37.41%) SQL Server
3 39 (28.06%) VMware
4 38 (27.34%) Active Directory
5 36 (25.90%) MS Exchange
5 36 (25.90%) SQL
5 36 (25.90%) Windows
6 35 (25.18%) C#
6 35 (25.18%) .NET
7 26 (18.71%) SharePoint
8 24 (17.27%) Degree
9 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (15.83%) Mathematics
11 19 (13.67%) MS Project
12 18 (12.95%) Finance
12 18 (12.95%) PRINCE2
12 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (11.51%) LAN
14 16 (11.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (11.51%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (10.07%) ITIL
15 14 (10.07%) MS Office
16 13 (9.35%) HTML
16 13 (9.35%) WAN
16 13 (9.35%) Citrix
16 13 (9.35%) Firewall
16 13 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (8.63%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (25.90%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.71%) SharePoint
3 16 (11.51%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.19%) IIS
6 6 (4.32%) CMS
6 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.16%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.16%) Lync
7 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.72%) Drupal
9 1 (0.72%) WordPress
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 72 (51.80%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.67%) MS Project
3 14 (10.07%) MS Office
4 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) LAN
2 13 (9.35%) WAN
2 13 (9.35%) Firewall
3 7 (5.04%) SAN
3 7 (5.04%) DHCP
3 7 (5.04%) DNS
4 5 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (3.60%) Intranet
4 5 (3.60%) Internet
5 3 (2.16%) VLAN
5 3 (2.16%) VoIP
6 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) IPv4
7 1 (0.72%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.32%) MS Access
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.72%) SSDT
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.16%) NUnit
3 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.16%) Moq
4 2 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.44%) Selenium
4 2 (1.44%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.95%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Marketing
3 7 (5.04%) Games
4 4 (2.88%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) Law
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (25.18%) Analyst
2 29 (20.86%) Support Analyst
3 28 (20.14%) Developer
4 20 (14.39%) Help Desk Support
5 19 (13.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 19 (13.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 15 (10.79%) Project Manager
7 12 (8.63%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.91%) Architect
9 10 (7.19%) IT Support
10 9 (6.47%) Administrator
11 7 (5.04%) Consultant
11 7 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.32%) Email Marketing Manager
12 6 (4.32%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (4.32%) Marketing Manager
13 5 (3.60%) Digital Project Manager
13 5 (3.60%) Technical Consultant
14 4 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
14 4 (2.88%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.18%) .NET
2 13 (9.35%) HTML
3 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.76%) XML
5 7 (5.04%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.04%) CSS
6 6 (4.32%) jQuery
7 4 (2.88%) Web Services
8 3 (2.16%) LINQ
8 3 (2.16%) WF
8 3 (2.16%) HTML5
8 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.16%) CSS3
8 3 (2.16%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (2.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (2.16%) Ninject
8 3 (2.16%) Middleware
8 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (2.16%) Kendo UI
9 2 (1.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) Mathematics
2 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.04%) Photography
4 6 (4.32%) Statistics
5 3 (2.16%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.90%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (8.63%) Windows 7
2 12 (8.63%) Linux
3 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.04%) UNIX
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.32%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.60%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.44%) AIX
7 2 (1.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.95%) PRINCE2
3 16 (11.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (10.07%) ITIL
5 10 (7.19%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.47%) Change Management
7 8 (5.76%) MVC
7 8 (5.76%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.32%) Campaign Management
8 6 (4.32%) Project Management
8 6 (4.32%) Email Marketing
9 5 (3.60%) MVVM
9 5 (3.60%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.88%) Software Deployment
10 4 (2.88%) Migration
10 4 (2.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.90%) SQL
2 35 (25.18%) C#
3 7 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.16%) C
6 3 (2.16%) PHP
6 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.16%) Java
7 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) X++
8 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.72%) Perl
8 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.32%) MCSE
3 6 (4.32%) MCP
4 4 (2.88%) CCNA
4 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.88%) MCSA
5 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) HND
6 2 (1.44%) ISEB
6 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (27.34%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.60%) XenServer
5 4 (2.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.44%) Xen
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (28.06%) VMware
2 13 (9.35%) Citrix
3 7 (5.04%) Cisco
4 6 (4.32%) HP
4 6 (4.32%) Alterian
5 4 (2.88%) NetApp
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle
6 3 (2.16%) Telerik
7 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.72%) Veeam
8 1 (0.72%) Trapeze
8 1 (0.72%) Dell
8 1 (0.72%) Remedy
8 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
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