The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.28% 5.35% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.81% 18.33% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 15
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
Wiltshire

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

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
222 180 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 30.33% 29.17% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 183 148 123
Average salary £45,375 £45,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (58.14%) MCSE
3 22 (51.16%) Windows
4 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
5 16 (37.21%) MCP
6 15 (34.88%) C#
6 15 (34.88%) .NET
7 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
7 14 (32.56%) VMware
7 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
9 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
10 11 (25.58%) ITIL
11 10 (23.26%) HTML
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco
11 10 (23.26%) Degree
12 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
13 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (18.60%) jQuery
13 8 (18.60%) MVC
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (16.28%) SQL
14 7 (16.28%) MCSA
14 7 (16.28%) CCNA
14 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
15 6 (13.95%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (13.95%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) VoIP
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
2 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Web Developer
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) IT Support
5 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Developer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Lead C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (18.60%) jQuery
6 6 (13.95%) CSS
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 6 (13.95%) Ajax
7 4 (9.30%) XML
8 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
9 2 (4.65%) WinForms
9 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris
7 2 (4.65%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) MVC
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.30%) Network Design
6 3 (6.98%) Network Management
6 3 (6.98%) Line Management
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Time Management
8 1 (2.33%) Database Security
8 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) MCSE
2 16 (37.21%) MCP
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (23.26%) Degree
5 7 (16.28%) MCSA
5 7 (16.28%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) MCDST
6 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (9.30%) MCITP
6 4 (9.30%) CCIE
7 3 (6.98%) CCSP
7 3 (6.98%) CCNP
7 3 (6.98%) CCIP
7 3 (6.98%) CCDP
7 3 (6.98%) CISSP
7 3 (6.98%) CCSE
7 3 (6.98%) CCVP
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.63%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
1 4 (9.30%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) Symantec
5 4 (9.30%) Sophos
5 4 (9.30%) Juniper
6 3 (6.98%) Apple
6 3 (6.98%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.65%) Polycom
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
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