The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 19 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 175 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 12.80% 19.91% 16.50%
As % of the Vendors category 35.39% 46.67% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 79 151 111
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Surrey

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

Vendors Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
243 375 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 36.16% 42.66% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 222 315 265
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Guildford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

1 105 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 100 (37.74%) .NET
3 97 (36.60%) C#
4 81 (30.57%) Finance
5 76 (28.68%) SQL Server
6 73 (27.55%) SQL
7 70 (26.42%) Windows
8 58 (21.89%) Degree
9 49 (18.49%) ASP.NET
10 48 (18.11%) Software Engineering
11 46 (17.36%) JavaScript
12 42 (15.85%) HTML
13 41 (15.47%) Web Services
14 38 (14.34%) SharePoint
15 37 (13.96%) jQuery
16 35 (13.21%) Active Directory
17 33 (12.45%) C++
17 33 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (12.45%) .NET Framework
18 32 (12.08%) MS Office
18 32 (12.08%) VMware
19 31 (11.70%) MVC
20 30 (11.32%) CSS
20 30 (11.32%) Selenium
20 30 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
21 28 (10.57%) Oracle
22 26 (9.81%) QA
22 26 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
23 23 (8.68%) Web Development
23 23 (8.68%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 38 (14.34%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.28%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (4.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (4.53%) Lync
5 11 (4.15%) IIS
5 11 (4.15%) CMS
5 11 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.26%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.89%) Content Management Server
8 5 (1.89%) Kentico
8 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.13%) SAS
10 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.75%) Apache
10 2 (0.75%) WordPress
10 2 (0.75%) Drupal
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 105 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.08%) MS Office
3 13 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.77%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.64%) MS Project
6 4 (1.51%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.55%) Office 365
2 18 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.02%) SaaS
4 6 (2.26%) PaaS
4 6 (2.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.17%) Firewall
2 17 (6.42%) SAN
3 15 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.91%) DHCP
5 12 (4.53%) DNS
6 11 (4.15%) VPN
7 10 (3.77%) LAN
7 10 (3.77%) WAN
7 10 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (3.40%) Network Security
9 7 (2.64%) VLAN
10 4 (1.51%) Wireless
10 4 (1.51%) NAS
10 4 (1.51%) Internet
11 3 (1.13%) Intranet
11 3 (1.13%) SSL
12 2 (0.75%) Telnet
12 2 (0.75%) HTTP
12 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.53%) MySQL
4 12 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.13%) QlikView
11 3 (1.13%) MS Access
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (11.32%) Selenium
2 19 (7.17%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (6.04%) NUnit
5 13 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.53%) WebDriver
6 12 (4.53%) WinRunner
6 12 (4.53%) TestComplete
6 12 (4.53%) Ranorex
7 10 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.77%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.77%) FitNesse
8 7 (2.64%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.89%) JIRA
10 4 (1.51%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.38%) Ant
11 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.38%) Subversion
11 1 (0.38%) RequisitePro
11 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 81 (30.57%) Finance
2 18 (6.79%) Marketing
3 16 (6.04%) Back Office
4 14 (5.28%) Banking
5 12 (4.53%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.26%) Games
7 6 (2.26%) Law
8 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.13%) Legal
10 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.75%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Retail
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (31.70%) Analyst
2 71 (26.79%) Developer
3 42 (15.85%) Consultant
4 39 (14.72%) Software Engineer
5 34 (12.83%) C# Developer
6 33 (12.45%) .NET Developer
7 30 (11.32%) Developer Analyst
8 29 (10.94%) Test Analyst
8 29 (10.94%) Software Developer
9 28 (10.57%) Programmer
10 26 (9.81%) C# Software Developer
11 23 (8.68%) QA Analyst
11 23 (8.68%) Senior Developer
12 22 (8.30%) Senior .NET Developer
13 20 (7.55%) Test Engineer
14 19 (7.17%) C# Software Engineer
14 19 (7.17%) Tester
14 19 (7.17%) Software Programmer
14 19 (7.17%) C# Programmer
15 17 (6.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (37.74%) .NET
2 49 (18.49%) ASP.NET
3 42 (15.85%) HTML
4 41 (15.47%) Web Services
5 37 (13.96%) jQuery
6 33 (12.45%) .NET Framework
7 30 (11.32%) CSS
8 22 (8.30%) XML
8 22 (8.30%) HTML5
9 21 (7.92%) Ajax
10 20 (7.55%) SOAP
11 18 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (6.42%) WCF
13 14 (5.28%) WPF
13 14 (5.28%) WinForms
14 13 (4.91%) CSS3
15 10 (3.77%) WSDL
15 10 (3.77%) XSD
16 9 (3.40%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.04%) Mathematics
2 12 (4.53%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.77%) Replication
4 9 (3.40%) Life Science
4 9 (3.40%) Social Media
5 8 (3.02%) Chemistry
6 5 (1.89%) Blog
6 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.51%) CCTV
7 4 (1.51%) Online Games
8 3 (1.13%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.13%) PACS
8 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.75%) Kindle
9 2 (0.75%) Xbox
10 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) Open Source
10 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.42%) Windows
2 33 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (6.42%) Linux
5 14 (5.28%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.89%) UNIX
8 4 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.13%) HPUX
9 3 (1.13%) Solaris
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.38%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.11%) Software Engineering
2 31 (11.70%) MVC
3 30 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.68%) Web Development
4 23 (8.68%) ITIL
5 21 (7.92%) TDD
5 21 (7.92%) Test Automation
6 20 (7.55%) OO
7 19 (7.17%) Unit Testing
7 19 (7.17%) Analytics
8 18 (6.79%) Software Testing
9 17 (6.42%) Project Management
10 15 (5.66%) Test Strategy
11 14 (5.28%) Configuration Management
12 13 (4.91%) Content Management
13 12 (4.53%) Document Management
13 12 (4.53%) RAD
14 11 (4.15%) CRM
14 11 (4.15%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.60%) C#
2 73 (27.55%) SQL
3 46 (17.36%) JavaScript
4 33 (12.45%) C++
5 17 (6.42%) Java
6 11 (4.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.64%) C
7 7 (2.64%) VBA
7 7 (2.64%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.64%) PHP
7 7 (2.64%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.26%) VB
9 5 (1.89%) Python
10 3 (1.13%) VBScript
10 3 (1.13%) Perl
11 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 58 (21.89%) Degree
2 22 (8.30%) ISEB
3 21 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.91%) Postgraduate
5 12 (4.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (3.02%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.64%) PhD
8 6 (2.26%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.51%) MCSE
10 4 (1.51%) MCP
10 4 (1.51%) OCP
10 4 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.13%) MCITP
11 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.75%) CCNA
12 2 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.81%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) P3O
System Software
1 35 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.26%) XenApp
4 6 (2.26%) vSphere
4 6 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.13%) XenServer
6 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.02%) SCCM
3 4 (1.51%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.13%) DameWare
4 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (12.08%) VMware
2 28 (10.57%) Oracle
3 16 (6.04%) HP
4 13 (4.91%) Cisco
4 13 (4.91%) Citrix
5 12 (4.53%) Symantec
6 11 (4.15%) Veeam
7 8 (3.02%) Google
8 5 (1.89%) Adobe
9 4 (1.51%) Avaya
9 4 (1.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.51%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.13%) Zoho
10 3 (1.13%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.13%) Dell
11 2 (0.75%) IBM
11 2 (0.75%) Nortel
11 2 (0.75%) Lotus
11 2 (0.75%) Planview
11 2 (0.75%) Telerik
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