The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 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 Qualifications for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 54 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.60% 5.48% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.77% 20.86% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 11
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
174 139 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 26.56% 26.28% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 144 118 138
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £27,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) MCSE
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 11 (34.38%) C#
6 11 (34.38%) .NET
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 9 (28.13%) MCP
9 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (25.00%) ITIL
9 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (21.88%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) jQuery
10 7 (21.88%) VMware
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
12 5 (15.63%) Ajax
12 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (15.63%) Citrix
12 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Web Developer
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Web Developer
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (15.63%) Ajax
6 5 (15.63%) CSS
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
9 2 (6.25%) WinForms
10 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) MVC
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Network Management
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.13%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) MCSE
2 9 (28.13%) MCP
3 7 (21.88%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.50%) MCITP
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.38%) MCSA
6 3 (9.38%) CCIE
7 2 (6.25%) CCSP
7 2 (6.25%) CCNP
7 2 (6.25%) CCIP
7 2 (6.25%) CCNA
7 2 (6.25%) CCDP
7 2 (6.25%) CISSP
7 2 (6.25%) CCVP
7 2 (6.25%) CCSE
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Apple
4 3 (9.38%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.25%) Polycom
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
Swindon
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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