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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 185 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 14.61% 21.26% 15.66%
As % of the Vendors category 38.85% 48.81% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 107 157 89
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,460 £26,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,200 £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
296 379 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 37.61% 43.56% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 272 320 226
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 £60,000 £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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 136 (43.73%) .NET
2 129 (41.48%) MS Excel
3 127 (40.84%) C#
4 97 (31.19%) Finance
5 94 (30.23%) SQL
6 89 (28.62%) SQL Server
7 79 (25.40%) Windows
8 72 (23.15%) ASP.NET
9 71 (22.83%) Degree
10 68 (21.86%) JavaScript
11 62 (19.94%) HTML
12 60 (19.29%) Software Engineering
13 53 (17.04%) jQuery
14 52 (16.72%) Web Services
15 49 (15.76%) SharePoint
16 48 (15.43%) CSS
17 46 (14.79%) MVC
17 46 (14.79%) .NET Framework
18 44 (14.15%) C++
19 38 (12.22%) MS Office
20 35 (11.25%) VMware
20 35 (11.25%) Active Directory
21 33 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
22 30 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
23 29 (9.32%) Selenium
24 28 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
25 27 (8.68%) QA
25 27 (8.68%) Web Development
25 27 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (5.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (4.50%) Lync
6 8 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.25%) Apache
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%) Drupal
11 2 (0.64%) WordPress
11 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
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%) IaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
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%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (4.18%) DNS
4 12 (3.86%) VPN
5 11 (3.54%) DHCP
6 9 (2.89%) Network Security
6 9 (2.89%) VLAN
7 7 (2.25%) WAN
7 7 (2.25%) LAN
8 5 (1.61%) Internet
9 4 (1.29%) Intranet
9 4 (1.29%) NAS
9 4 (1.29%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.29%) Wireless
10 3 (0.96%) IPsec
10 3 (0.96%) SSL
11 2 (0.64%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
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%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.61%) QlikView
11 3 (0.96%) MS Access
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (9.32%) Selenium
2 19 (6.11%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.47%) WinRunner
3 17 (5.47%) TestComplete
3 17 (5.47%) WebDriver
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%) JIRA
8 5 (1.61%) FitNesse
8 5 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.61%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.29%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.96%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.96%) MSI
10 3 (0.96%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.64%) Subversion
12 1 (0.32%) Moq
General
1 97 (31.19%) Finance
2 24 (7.72%) Marketing
3 21 (6.75%) 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%) Law
8 4 (1.29%) German Language
9 3 (0.96%) Legal
10 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (31.51%) Developer
2 95 (30.55%) Analyst
3 54 (17.36%) .NET Developer
4 52 (16.72%) Software Engineer
4 52 (16.72%) Consultant
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
1 136 (43.73%) .NET
2 72 (23.15%) ASP.NET
3 62 (19.94%) HTML
4 53 (17.04%) jQuery
5 52 (16.72%) Web Services
6 48 (15.43%) CSS
7 46 (14.79%) .NET Framework
8 27 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (8.36%) Ajax
10 25 (8.04%) HTML5
10 25 (8.04%) WCF
11 21 (6.75%) XML
12 17 (5.47%) WPF
12 17 (5.47%) WinForms
13 16 (5.14%) SOAP
14 12 (3.86%) CSS3
15 9 (2.89%) WF
15 9 (2.89%) XSLT
15 9 (2.89%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
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%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.29%) PACS
8 4 (1.29%) CCTV
9 3 (0.96%) Online Games
9 3 (0.96%) Open Source
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) Xbox
10 2 (0.64%) iPhone
11 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.32%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.40%) Windows
2 33 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (8.36%) Linux
4 19 (6.11%) Windows 7
4 19 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
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%) Solaris
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.64%) Android
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%) Content Management
11 16 (5.14%) Waterfall
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
1 127 (40.84%) C#
2 94 (30.23%) SQL
3 68 (21.86%) JavaScript
4 44 (14.15%) C++
5 22 (7.07%) Java
6 12 (3.86%) VB
7 11 (3.54%) VBA
8 9 (2.89%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.89%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.57%) C
9 8 (2.57%) PL/SQL
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%) VC++
14 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (22.83%) Degree
2 28 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.79%) Postgraduate
4 16 (5.14%) ISEB
5 11 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.25%) MCP
7 7 (2.25%) PhD
8 6 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.93%) OCP
8 6 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.93%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.61%) CCNA
10 3 (0.96%) CCNP
10 3 (0.96%) MCSE
10 3 (0.96%) MCITP
10 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.93%) vSphere
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 Server
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.93%) Data Guard
1 6 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.96%) DameWare
2 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
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 27 (8.68%) Oracle
3 17 (5.47%) Cisco
4 14 (4.50%) Symantec
5 12 (3.86%) Citrix
5 12 (3.86%) HP
5 12 (3.86%) Google
6 11 (3.54%) Veeam
7 7 (2.25%) Adobe
8 5 (1.61%) Planview
8 5 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.29%) Altiris
9 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.96%) Zoho
10 3 (0.96%) Apple
10 3 (0.96%) Dell
10 3 (0.96%) Interwoven
10 3 (0.96%) Juniper
11 2 (0.64%) Avaya
11 2 (0.64%) IBM
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