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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 124 113 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 22.71% 17.77% 16.24%
As % of the Vendors category 43.06% 44.31% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 94 108 89
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,700 £26,176
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £68,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
288 255 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 52.75% 40.09% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 213 222 233
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (53.39%) MS Excel
2 111 (47.03%) Windows
3 80 (33.90%) Active Directory
4 64 (27.12%) SQL
4 64 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (26.69%) VMware
6 62 (26.27%) Hyper-V
7 60 (25.42%) Windows Server
8 56 (23.73%) .NET
9 55 (23.31%) MS Exchange
10 50 (21.19%) C#
10 50 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (20.34%) Finance
11 48 (20.34%) Firewall
12 45 (19.07%) SQL Server
13 43 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (18.22%) SCCM
14 36 (15.25%) MS Office
14 36 (15.25%) Office 365
15 34 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (13.98%) ITIL
16 33 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
16 33 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (13.14%) MVC
18 30 (12.71%) CRM
18 30 (12.71%) Windows 8
19 29 (12.29%) HTML
20 28 (11.86%) JavaScript
20 28 (11.86%) CSS
20 28 (11.86%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 55 (23.31%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.44%) SharePoint
3 26 (11.02%) IIS
4 25 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (5.51%) Skype for Business
8 9 (3.81%) Apache
9 6 (2.54%) CMS
10 5 (2.12%) SAS
10 5 (2.12%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.69%) Drupal
11 4 (1.69%) Joomla!
11 4 (1.69%) nginx
11 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.69%) WordPress
12 2 (0.85%) Confluence
12 2 (0.85%) Kentico
13 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 126 (53.39%) MS Excel
2 36 (15.25%) MS Office
3 8 (3.39%) MS Project
4 7 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.85%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.42%) Maple
Business Applications
1 25 (10.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.85%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.25%) Office 365
2 33 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.27%) Yammer
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (20.34%) Firewall
2 28 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 25 (10.59%) LAN
4 24 (10.17%) WAN
5 17 (7.20%) SAN
6 16 (6.78%) DNS
7 13 (5.51%) VPN
8 9 (3.81%) Wireless
9 8 (3.39%) DHCP
9 8 (3.39%) Internet
10 7 (2.97%) Network Security
11 6 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.54%) Ethernet
11 6 (2.54%) WebEx
12 5 (2.12%) BGP
13 4 (1.69%) 3G
13 4 (1.69%) Bluetooth
13 4 (1.69%) PBX
13 4 (1.69%) VoIP
13 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.54%) MySQL
5 6 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.12%) SAS EBI
6 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.69%) Base SAS
7 4 (1.69%) Big Data
7 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.42%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.42%) Power BI
9 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 17 (7.20%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.97%) JIRA
3 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.27%) Selenium
4 3 (1.27%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.85%) CaliberRM
5 2 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.85%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.85%) Toad
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (20.34%) Finance
2 16 (6.78%) Retail
3 11 (4.66%) Games
4 6 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.12%) German Language
5 5 (2.12%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Back Office
6 4 (1.69%) Electronics
6 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 42 (17.80%) Analyst
2 34 (14.41%) Developer
3 31 (13.14%) Support Engineer
4 27 (11.44%) IT Support
5 25 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (9.32%) .NET Developer
6 22 (9.32%) C# Developer
6 22 (9.32%) Project Manager
7 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (7.63%) Consultant
9 17 (7.20%) IT Analyst
10 16 (6.78%) Service Analyst
11 15 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (6.36%) Software Project Manager
12 14 (5.93%) IT Engineer
12 14 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (5.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (5.51%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (5.08%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.73%) .NET
2 29 (12.29%) HTML
3 28 (11.86%) CSS
4 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET
5 18 (7.63%) HTML5
6 17 (7.20%) jQuery
6 17 (7.20%) XML
7 15 (6.36%) Ajax
8 14 (5.93%) Web Services
9 13 (5.51%) CSS3
9 13 (5.51%) WCF
10 12 (5.08%) .NET Framework
11 11 (4.66%) Classic ASP
12 8 (3.39%) WPF
13 6 (2.54%) Entity Framework
14 5 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (1.69%) AngularJS
15 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (1.69%) J2EE
16 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.08%) Clustering
4 11 (4.66%) Blog
4 11 (4.66%) Online Games
5 8 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.54%) FMCG
8 5 (2.12%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.69%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.69%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.27%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.27%) Replication
11 2 (0.85%) BYOD
11 2 (0.85%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.85%) iPad
11 2 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 111 (47.03%) Windows
2 64 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (25.42%) Windows Server
4 50 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (12.71%) Windows 8
6 28 (11.86%) Windows XP
7 24 (10.17%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.08%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.97%) Linux
11 6 (2.54%) Android
11 6 (2.54%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.69%) Debian
12 4 (1.69%) Solaris
12 4 (1.69%) SUSE
12 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.42%) CentOS
13 1 (0.42%) Unix
13 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.98%) ITIL
3 31 (13.14%) MVC
4 30 (12.71%) CRM
5 25 (10.59%) Scrum
6 21 (8.90%) PRINCE2
7 18 (7.63%) Presales
8 16 (6.78%) Web Development
9 14 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.51%) Service Management
11 12 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.08%) Project Management
12 11 (4.66%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.66%) Web Application Development
13 10 (4.24%) Service Delivery
14 9 (3.81%) Security Patching
15 8 (3.39%) OO
15 8 (3.39%) Problem Management
15 8 (3.39%) Software Engineering
15 8 (3.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.12%) SQL
2 50 (21.19%) C#
3 28 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.36%) PHP
5 7 (2.97%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.69%) Java
6 4 (1.69%) Python
6 4 (1.69%) SAS Macro
6 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (7.63%) Degree
4 16 (6.78%) MCSE
5 14 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (5.51%) CCNA
6 13 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (5.08%) MCSA
8 9 (3.81%) VTSP
9 7 (2.97%) MCP
10 6 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.54%) MCITP
10 6 (2.54%) VCP5
11 5 (2.12%) CCDA
12 4 (1.69%) CCNP
13 3 (1.27%) CCDP
13 3 (1.27%) CISA
13 3 (1.27%) CISM
13 3 (1.27%) CISSP
13 3 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.36%) SLA
2 11 (4.66%) QA
3 5 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) DICOM
4 2 (0.85%) HL7
System Software
1 80 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 62 (26.27%) Hyper-V
3 33 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.39%) vSphere
5 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.27%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.27%) UAG
6 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.42%) Corosync
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (18.22%) SCCM
2 22 (9.32%) SCOM
3 16 (6.78%) SCOrch
4 15 (6.36%) SCVMM
5 11 (4.66%) SCSM
6 6 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.69%) Nagios
8 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.42%) Cacti
9 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.42%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.42%) vMotion
9 1 (0.42%) WMI
9 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (26.69%) VMware
2 26 (11.02%) Cisco
3 20 (8.47%) Citrix
4 14 (5.93%) SolarWinds
5 9 (3.81%) SAP
6 8 (3.39%) Oracle
7 7 (2.97%) HP
7 7 (2.97%) IBM
8 6 (2.54%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.12%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.69%) Novell
10 4 (1.69%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.69%) Sun
11 3 (1.27%) AppSense
11 3 (1.27%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.27%) Dell
11 3 (1.27%) Nimsoft
11 3 (1.27%) Splunk
11 3 (1.27%) Symantec
12 2 (0.85%) Intel Security
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