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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 18 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 80 162 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 13.11% 20.85% 16.47%
As % of the Vendors category 34.48% 48.21% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 71 154 121
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,141 £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
232 336 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 38.03% 43.24% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 209 307 290
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 £28,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (36.51%) MS Excel
2 85 (35.27%) C#
3 83 (34.44%) .NET
4 69 (28.63%) Finance
5 68 (28.22%) SQL Server
6 65 (26.97%) SQL
7 62 (25.73%) Windows
8 52 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (21.58%) Degree
9 41 (17.01%) JavaScript
9 41 (17.01%) ASP.NET
10 37 (15.35%) Web Services
10 37 (15.35%) Software Engineering
11 36 (14.94%) HTML
11 36 (14.94%) SharePoint
12 35 (14.52%) jQuery
13 31 (12.86%) Active Directory
13 31 (12.86%) VMware
14 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (12.03%) Selenium
16 28 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (11.20%) .NET Framework
17 27 (11.20%) MS Office
18 26 (10.79%) Oracle
19 25 (10.37%) MVC
20 24 (9.96%) CSS
20 24 (9.96%) C++
20 24 (9.96%) ISEB
20 24 (9.96%) QA
20 24 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.98%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (4.98%) Lync
2 12 (4.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.15%) IIS
5 9 (3.73%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.73%) CMS
6 8 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.49%) Umbraco
8 5 (2.07%) Kentico
8 5 (2.07%) Content Management Server
9 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.83%) SAS
10 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.83%) Apache
10 2 (0.83%) Drupal
11 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (36.51%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.20%) MS Office
3 12 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.73%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.30%) Office 365
2 14 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.32%) SaaS
3 8 (3.32%) PaaS
3 8 (3.32%) IaaS
4 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.64%) Firewall
2 15 (6.22%) SAN
3 12 (4.98%) DHCP
4 10 (4.15%) LAN
4 10 (4.15%) WAN
4 10 (4.15%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.73%) DNS
5 9 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (3.32%) Network Security
7 7 (2.90%) VPN
8 6 (2.49%) VLAN
9 4 (1.66%) Wireless
10 3 (1.24%) Intranet
10 3 (1.24%) NAS
11 2 (0.83%) Telnet
11 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.83%) Internet
12 1 (0.41%) 3G
12 1 (0.41%) MPLS
12 1 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.39%) MySQL
5 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.24%) MS Access
12 2 (0.83%) QlikView
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (12.03%) Selenium
2 20 (8.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.64%) NUnit
4 14 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.56%) FitNesse
5 11 (4.56%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.56%) SpecFlow
6 9 (3.73%) Ranorex
6 9 (3.73%) TestComplete
6 9 (3.73%) WebDriver
6 9 (3.73%) WinRunner
7 7 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.83%) JMeter
8 2 (0.83%) Ant
8 2 (0.83%) JIRA
9 1 (0.41%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
General
1 69 (28.63%) Finance
2 14 (5.81%) Marketing
3 13 (5.39%) Back Office
4 10 (4.15%) Banking
5 9 (3.73%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.90%) Law
8 6 (2.49%) Games
9 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.24%) Legal
11 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (31.95%) Analyst
2 58 (24.07%) Developer
3 41 (17.01%) Consultant
4 30 (12.45%) Software Engineer
5 29 (12.03%) .NET Developer
6 27 (11.20%) C# Developer
6 27 (11.20%) Test Analyst
7 24 (9.96%) Developer Analyst
8 22 (9.13%) Programmer
9 21 (8.71%) Software Developer
9 21 (8.71%) QA Analyst
10 20 (8.30%) Senior Developer
11 19 (7.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (7.47%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (7.05%) Tester
13 17 (7.05%) Test Engineer
14 15 (6.22%) Support Engineer
15 13 (5.39%) C# Software Engineer
15 13 (5.39%) Graduate
15 13 (5.39%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (34.44%) .NET
2 41 (17.01%) ASP.NET
3 37 (15.35%) Web Services
4 36 (14.94%) HTML
5 35 (14.52%) jQuery
6 27 (11.20%) .NET Framework
7 24 (9.96%) CSS
8 22 (9.13%) XML
9 21 (8.71%) Ajax
9 21 (8.71%) SOAP
9 21 (8.71%) HTML5
10 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (5.81%) WCF
11 13 (5.39%) CSS3
12 11 (4.56%) WSDL
12 11 (4.56%) XSD
13 10 (4.15%) WinForms
13 10 (4.15%) WPF
14 9 (3.73%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.39%) User Experience
2 13 (5.39%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.15%) Life Science
3 10 (4.15%) Replication
4 9 (3.73%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.73%) Social Media
5 8 (3.32%) Chemistry
6 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.66%) CCTV
7 4 (1.66%) Blog
7 4 (1.66%) Online Games
8 2 (0.83%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.83%) Xbox
9 1 (0.41%) Kindle
9 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.73%) Windows
2 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (8.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (6.22%) Linux
5 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.32%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.49%) UNIX
8 4 (1.66%) Solaris
8 4 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.24%) HPUX
9 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.41%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.35%) Software Engineering
3 25 (10.37%) MVC
4 23 (9.54%) Web Development
5 22 (9.13%) ITIL
6 19 (7.88%) Software Testing
7 18 (7.47%) TDD
7 18 (7.47%) OO
7 18 (7.47%) Test Automation
8 16 (6.64%) Unit Testing
9 14 (5.81%) Project Management
9 14 (5.81%) CRM
9 14 (5.81%) Analytics
10 13 (5.39%) Test Management
10 13 (5.39%) Scrum
11 12 (4.98%) Content Management
11 12 (4.98%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.98%) Test Strategy
12 11 (4.56%) Test Planning
12 11 (4.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.27%) C#
2 65 (26.97%) SQL
3 41 (17.01%) JavaScript
4 24 (9.96%) C++
5 12 (4.98%) Java
5 12 (4.98%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.32%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.49%) PHP
7 6 (2.49%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.66%) VBA
9 3 (1.24%) C
9 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.24%) VBScript
9 3 (1.24%) Perl
10 2 (0.83%) Python
11 1 (0.41%) VC++
11 1 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (21.58%) Degree
2 24 (9.96%) ISEB
3 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.15%) Postgraduate
6 7 (2.90%) PhD
7 6 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.49%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.07%) MCSE
9 4 (1.66%) OCP
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.66%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.24%) MCITP
10 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.24%) MCP
11 2 (0.83%) HND
11 2 (0.83%) MCSA
12 1 (0.41%) CCNA
12 1 (0.41%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.96%) QA
2 6 (2.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) P3O
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.90%) XenApp
5 6 (2.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.07%) vSphere
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.24%) XenServer
8 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.98%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.49%) SCCM
3 4 (1.66%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.24%) DameWare
4 3 (1.24%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (12.86%) VMware
2 26 (10.79%) Oracle
3 16 (6.64%) HP
4 13 (5.39%) Citrix
5 11 (4.56%) Symantec
5 11 (4.56%) Cisco
5 11 (4.56%) Veeam
6 7 (2.90%) Google
7 4 (1.66%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.24%) Zoho
8 3 (1.24%) Dell
8 3 (1.24%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.24%) Avaya
9 2 (0.83%) Nortel
9 2 (0.83%) Lotus
9 2 (0.83%) IBM
9 2 (0.83%) Planview
10 1 (0.41%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.41%) Talend
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