The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Guildford region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 114 184 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 14.67% 21.05% 15.95%
As % of the Vendors category 39.04% 48.94% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 106 156 90
Average salary £43,250 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £26,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
292 376 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 37.58% 43.02% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 268 316 229
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 135 (43.41%) .NET
2 129 (41.48%) MS Excel
3 126 (40.51%) C#
4 96 (30.87%) Finance
5 93 (29.90%) SQL
6 89 (28.62%) SQL Server
7 79 (25.40%) Windows
8 71 (22.83%) ASP.NET
8 71 (22.83%) Degree
9 67 (21.54%) JavaScript
10 62 (19.94%) HTML
11 60 (19.29%) Software Engineering
12 52 (16.72%) Web Services
12 52 (16.72%) jQuery
13 49 (15.76%) SharePoint
14 48 (15.43%) CSS
15 46 (14.79%) MVC
15 46 (14.79%) .NET Framework
16 43 (13.83%) C++
17 38 (12.22%) MS Office
18 35 (11.25%) VMware
18 35 (11.25%) Active Directory
19 33 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (9.32%) Selenium
22 28 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
22 28 (9.00%) Oracle
23 27 (8.68%) QA
23 27 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (15.76%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.79%) CMS
3 17 (5.47%) IIS
4 16 (5.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (5.14%) MS Exchange
5 14 (4.50%) Lync
6 8 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.25%) Apache
7 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.93%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.61%) SAS
9 5 (1.61%) Kentico
10 4 (1.29%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.64%) WordPress
11 2 (0.64%) Drupal
11 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 129 (41.48%) MS Excel
2 38 (12.22%) MS Office
3 16 (5.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.57%) MS Project
4 8 (2.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.04%) Office 365
3 6 (1.93%) SaaS
4 3 (0.96%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
5 2 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.11%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.79%) SAN
2 18 (5.79%) Firewall
3 13 (4.18%) DNS
3 13 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (3.86%) VPN
5 11 (3.54%) DHCP
6 9 (2.89%) VLAN
6 9 (2.89%) Network Security
7 7 (2.25%) LAN
7 7 (2.25%) WAN
8 5 (1.61%) Internet
9 4 (1.29%) NAS
9 4 (1.29%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.29%) Intranet
9 4 (1.29%) Wireless
10 3 (0.96%) IPsec
10 3 (0.96%) SSL
11 2 (0.64%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.86%) MySQL
5 10 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.57%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.61%) QlikView
11 3 (0.96%) MS Access
12 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (9.32%) Selenium
2 19 (6.11%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.47%) WinRunner
3 17 (5.47%) WebDriver
3 17 (5.47%) TestComplete
3 17 (5.47%) Ranorex
4 16 (5.14%) NUnit
5 12 (3.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.93%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.61%) JIRA
8 5 (1.61%) FitNesse
8 5 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.29%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.96%) MSI
10 3 (0.96%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.96%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.64%) Subversion
12 1 (0.32%) MSTest
General
1 96 (30.87%) Finance
2 24 (7.72%) Marketing
3 20 (6.43%) Back Office
4 19 (6.11%) Banking
5 17 (5.47%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.61%) Games
8 4 (1.29%) German Language
8 4 (1.29%) Law
9 3 (0.96%) Legal
10 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (31.19%) Developer
2 95 (30.55%) Analyst
3 53 (17.04%) .NET Developer
4 52 (16.72%) Consultant
4 52 (16.72%) Software Engineer
5 50 (16.08%) C# Developer
6 40 (12.86%) Programmer
7 39 (12.54%) Developer Analyst
8 37 (11.90%) Software Developer
9 32 (10.29%) C# Software Developer
10 29 (9.32%) C# Programmer
10 29 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (9.32%) C# Software Engineer
11 28 (9.00%) Test Analyst
11 28 (9.00%) Software Programmer
12 27 (8.68%) Senior Developer
13 26 (8.36%) Test Engineer
13 26 (8.36%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (7.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (7.40%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (43.41%) .NET
2 71 (22.83%) ASP.NET
3 62 (19.94%) HTML
4 52 (16.72%) Web Services
4 52 (16.72%) jQuery
5 48 (15.43%) CSS
6 46 (14.79%) .NET Framework
7 27 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (8.36%) Ajax
9 25 (8.04%) WCF
9 25 (8.04%) HTML5
10 21 (6.75%) XML
11 17 (5.47%) WinForms
11 17 (5.47%) WPF
12 16 (5.14%) SOAP
13 12 (3.86%) CSS3
14 9 (2.89%) XSLT
14 9 (2.89%) WF
14 9 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (2.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.40%) Mathematics
2 17 (5.47%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.22%) Replication
4 9 (2.89%) Social Media
5 8 (2.57%) Chemistry
5 8 (2.57%) Life Science
6 7 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.61%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.61%) Kindle
8 4 (1.29%) Blog
8 4 (1.29%) CCTV
8 4 (1.29%) PACS
8 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.96%) Online Games
9 3 (0.96%) Open Source
10 2 (0.64%) iPhone
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) Xbox
11 1 (0.32%) Clustering
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.40%) Windows
2 33 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (8.36%) Linux
4 19 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (6.11%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.93%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.29%) HPUX
9 3 (0.96%) UNIX
10 2 (0.64%) Android
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.64%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) AIX
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.29%) Software Engineering
2 46 (14.79%) MVC
3 33 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (8.68%) Web Development
5 26 (8.36%) Test Automation
5 26 (8.36%) Analytics
6 25 (8.04%) OO
7 24 (7.72%) TDD
8 21 (6.75%) Unit Testing
8 21 (6.75%) ITIL
8 21 (6.75%) Project Management
9 20 (6.43%) Test Strategy
10 17 (5.47%) RAD
11 16 (5.14%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.14%) Content Management
12 14 (4.50%) Software Testing
13 13 (4.18%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.18%) Financial Modelling
14 12 (3.86%) Document Management
15 10 (3.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 126 (40.51%) C#
2 93 (29.90%) SQL
3 67 (21.54%) JavaScript
4 43 (13.83%) C++
5 22 (7.07%) Java
6 12 (3.86%) VB
7 11 (3.54%) VBA
8 9 (2.89%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.89%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.57%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.57%) C
10 6 (1.93%) Python
10 6 (1.93%) PHP
11 5 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.96%) VBScript
13 2 (0.64%) Perl
14 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 71 (22.83%) Degree
2 28 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.47%) Postgraduate
4 16 (5.14%) ISEB
5 11 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.25%) PhD
7 7 (2.25%) MCP
8 6 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.93%) OCP
8 6 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.61%) CCNA
10 3 (0.96%) CCNP
10 3 (0.96%) MCSE
10 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.96%) MCITP
11 2 (0.64%) MCSA
11 2 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.68%) QA
2 5 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.61%) SLA
2 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) P3O
System Software
1 35 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.93%) vSphere
5 6 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.29%) XenApp
6 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.96%) XenServer
7 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (1.93%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.96%) DameWare
2 3 (0.96%) SCCM
3 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.64%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (11.25%) VMware
2 28 (9.00%) Oracle
3 17 (5.47%) Cisco
4 14 (4.50%) Symantec
5 13 (4.18%) HP
6 12 (3.86%) Google
6 12 (3.86%) Citrix
7 11 (3.54%) Veeam
8 7 (2.25%) Adobe
9 5 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.61%) Planview
10 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.29%) Altiris
11 3 (0.96%) Zoho
11 3 (0.96%) Apple
11 3 (0.96%) Juniper
11 3 (0.96%) Interwoven
11 3 (0.96%) Dell
11 3 (0.96%) IBM
12 2 (0.64%) ProCurve
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