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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 58 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.72% 2.43% 5.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.46% 11.11% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 27
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £25,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
134 108 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.02% 21.91% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 91 104 116
Average salary £44,500 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) MCP
3 19 (48.72%) ITIL
4 18 (46.15%) VMware
5 16 (41.03%) MCSE
6 15 (38.46%) Cisco
6 15 (38.46%) Firewall
7 14 (35.90%) Windows
7 14 (35.90%) MCSA
7 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
9 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 8 (20.51%) .NET
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
11 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
11 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
12 7 (17.95%) CCNP
12 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
12 7 (17.95%) Security Testing
12 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
12 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (17.95%) SIEM
12 7 (17.95%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (15.38%) Linux
13 6 (15.38%) Finance
13 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) MPLS
5 4 (10.26%) Wireless
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
6 3 (7.69%) DHCP
6 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.69%) SNMP
7 2 (5.13%) VoIP
7 2 (5.13%) WLAN
7 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.56%) NAS
8 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.13%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
1 7 (17.95%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Operations Manager
2 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Security Manager
2 5 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Security Operations Manager
3 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.82%) CSS
2 5 (12.82%) jQuery
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
3 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.13%) Physics
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.95%) Security Testing
3 7 (17.95%) SIEM
3 7 (17.95%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (12.82%) Coaching
4 5 (12.82%) Security Management
4 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) MCP
2 16 (41.03%) MCSE
3 14 (35.90%) MCSA
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (17.95%) CCNP
7 5 (12.82%) CCNA
7 5 (12.82%) CISSP
7 5 (12.82%) CHFI
8 2 (5.13%) Degree
8 2 (5.13%) MCITP
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
4 5 (12.82%) XenApp
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
1 3 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) Nessus
2 2 (5.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) Cisco
4 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.82%) Citrix
6 4 (10.26%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) McAfee
7 3 (7.69%) Sun
8 2 (5.13%) Avaya
8 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) Sage
8 2 (5.13%) Symantec
8 2 (5.13%) Polycom
8 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
8 2 (5.13%) Acronis
9 1 (2.56%) NetApp
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago