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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.70% 6.31% 4.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.57% 18.56% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 26
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
138 167 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.00% 34.01% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 107 145 131
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £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 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (49.09%) MCP
2 27 (49.09%) MCSE
3 23 (41.82%) VMware
4 22 (40.00%) Firewall
5 21 (38.18%) Windows
5 21 (38.18%) ITIL
5 21 (38.18%) Cisco
6 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
6 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (29.09%) MCSA
8 15 (27.27%) .NET
9 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
10 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
11 12 (21.82%) C#
11 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 11 (20.00%) CCNA
13 10 (18.18%) MVC
13 10 (18.18%) Finance
13 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
13 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
14 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
15 8 (14.55%) HTML
15 8 (14.55%) CSS
15 8 (14.55%) CCNP
15 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
15 8 (14.55%) jQuery
16 7 (12.73%) Security Testing

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (12.73%) IIS
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
1 2 (3.64%) IaaS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (10.91%) LAN
4 6 (10.91%) VoIP
4 6 (10.91%) WAN
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (9.09%) DNS
6 4 (7.27%) Wireless
7 3 (5.45%) DHCP
7 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.45%) SNMP
7 3 (5.45%) SAN
8 2 (3.64%) VPN
8 2 (3.64%) WLAN
8 2 (3.64%) MPLS
8 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 5 (9.09%) IT Support
5 5 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.55%) HTML
3 8 (14.55%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) jQuery
4 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.09%) Ajax
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.64%) Web Services
8 1 (1.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.64%) Statistics
3 2 (3.64%) Physics
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.27%) Solaris
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) UNIX
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) MVC
2 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.73%) Security Testing
3 7 (12.73%) SIEM
3 7 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) Coaching
4 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.09%) Security Management
5 4 (7.27%) BCP
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.27%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
5 4 (7.27%) Time Management
5 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.45%) Network Management
6 3 (5.45%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C#
2 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) MCP
1 27 (49.09%) MCSE
2 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (29.09%) MCSA
4 11 (20.00%) CCNA
5 8 (14.55%) CCNP
6 7 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (10.91%) CISSP
7 6 (10.91%) Degree
8 5 (9.09%) CHFI
9 4 (7.27%) MCDST
10 2 (3.64%) MCTS
11 1 (1.82%) MCITP
11 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.82%) CCVP
11 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.82%) CCSE
11 1 (1.82%) HND
11 1 (1.82%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
3 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX
5 5 (9.09%) XenApp
6 2 (3.64%) Nmap
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.82%) vSphere
7 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
1 6 (10.91%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.64%) SCSM
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.64%) Nessus
4 2 (3.64%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) VMware
3 21 (38.18%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) Juniper
6 6 (10.91%) HP
7 5 (9.09%) Citrix
8 4 (7.27%) Sophos
8 4 (7.27%) Symantec
9 3 (5.45%) Sun
10 2 (3.64%) Avaya
10 2 (3.64%) Sage
10 2 (3.64%) McAfee
10 2 (3.64%) Acronis
10 2 (3.64%) Polycom
10 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.82%) BMC
11 1 (1.82%) NetApp
11 1 (1.82%) Dell
Swindon, Wiltshire
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