The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Salisbury 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 48.28% 14.29% 40.91%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 30.00% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 4
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Salisbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 48.28% 47.62% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 6
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +41.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £37,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Wiltshire

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 1 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Salisbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (40.00%) CRM
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) MS Office
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) WCF
5 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) OOD
6 4 (16.00%) MS Project
6 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) XenApp

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.00%) MS Project
4 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Trainer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Trainer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
1 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (24.00%) WCF
2 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) CRM
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (24.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) OOD
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Communications Security
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Security Management
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCDST
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) XenApp
1 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Sagent
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects