The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 42.11% 33.33% 20.24%
As % of the Vendors category 92.31% 69.23% 44.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 13
Average salary £38,500 £26,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £46,500 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Wiltshire

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

Vendors Category
Salisbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 45.61% 48.15% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 34
Average salary £38,000 £21,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.95% -42.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Salisbury

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Salisbury

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Salisbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Salisbury region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salisbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salisbury 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 42 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 34 (70.83%) C#
3 34 (70.83%) .NET
4 33 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 33 (68.75%) Security Cleared
5 31 (64.58%) SQL
6 30 (62.50%) SharePoint
7 25 (52.08%) MS Excel
8 23 (47.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (47.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
10 19 (39.58%) MVC
10 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
11 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
11 18 (37.50%) ITIL
12 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (35.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (33.33%) MCPD
13 16 (33.33%) HTML
13 16 (33.33%) CSS
13 16 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
14 8 (16.67%) ETL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salisbury 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 30 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 17 (35.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (52.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) VoIP
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (47.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 23 (47.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 6 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 24 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 12 (25.00%) Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) MI Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
10 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Trainee Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Trainee
10 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 16 (33.33%) HTML
4 16 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (14.58%) LINQ
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (39.58%) MVC
3 18 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 18 (37.50%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) ETL
5 7 (14.58%) Data Management
5 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 7 (14.58%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (12.50%) Validation
6 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) Data Validation
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.25%) CRM
8 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (6.25%) User Stories
8 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C#
2 31 (64.58%) SQL
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 33 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (33.33%) MCPD
4 5 (10.42%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Sagent
1 6 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 2 (4.17%) Citrix
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Apple
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) Progress