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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 31 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.23% 6.38% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.95% 16.74% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 12
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,800 £39,950
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
148 215 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.96% 38.12% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 120 182 135
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,286 £65,000
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 22 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (47.46%) MCP
3 27 (45.76%) MCSE
4 23 (38.98%) Windows
4 23 (38.98%) VMware
5 22 (37.29%) Cisco
6 21 (35.59%) ITIL
6 21 (35.59%) Firewall
7 20 (33.90%) .NET
8 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (28.81%) C#
10 16 (27.12%) MCSA
10 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
10 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET
12 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
13 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
14 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
15 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
15 11 (18.64%) CCNA
15 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (16.95%) jQuery
16 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
16 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
16 10 (16.95%) MVC
16 10 (16.95%) Finance
17 9 (15.25%) CCNP
17 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (13.56%) Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (11.86%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
1 2 (3.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) Firewall
2 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (10.17%) WAN
3 6 (10.17%) LAN
3 6 (10.17%) VoIP
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (6.78%) Wireless
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) SAN
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.08%) SNMP
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) WLAN
7 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.39%) MPLS
7 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.39%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Security Manager
5 5 (8.47%) IT Support
5 5 (8.47%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Security Operations Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Operations Manager
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) .NET
2 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.95%) jQuery
4 8 (13.56%) CSS
4 8 (13.56%) HTML
5 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.47%) Ajax
7 4 (6.78%) Web Services
8 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.08%) HTML5
9 2 (3.39%) WinForms
10 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.39%) Physics
3 2 (3.39%) Statistics
3 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.56%) Linux
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.47%) Solaris
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.08%) UNIX
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
2 10 (16.95%) MVC
3 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Security Testing
4 7 (11.86%) SIEM
4 7 (11.86%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.47%) Security Management
6 5 (8.47%) Coaching
7 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.78%) TDD
7 4 (6.78%) BCP
7 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) Time Management
8 3 (5.08%) Network Management
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.08%) Change Control
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) C#
2 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
3 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.17%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) MCP
2 27 (45.76%) MCSE
3 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (27.12%) MCSA
5 11 (18.64%) CCNA
6 9 (15.25%) CCNP
7 7 (11.86%) CISSP
7 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (10.17%) Degree
9 5 (8.47%) CHFI
10 4 (6.78%) MCDST
11 2 (3.39%) MCTS
11 2 (3.39%) CCVP
11 2 (3.39%) CCSE
11 2 (3.39%) CCDP
11 2 (3.39%) CCIP
11 2 (3.39%) CCIE
11 2 (3.39%) CCSP
12 1 (1.69%) HND
12 1 (1.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.17%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.47%) XenApp
6 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.39%) Nmap
7 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
1 6 (10.17%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.39%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.39%) SCSM
4 2 (3.39%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.39%) Nessus
5 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.98%) VMware
3 22 (37.29%) Cisco
4 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.86%) Juniper
6 6 (10.17%) HP
6 6 (10.17%) Citrix
7 4 (6.78%) Symantec
7 4 (6.78%) Sophos
8 3 (5.08%) Sun
9 2 (3.39%) Avaya
9 2 (3.39%) McAfee
9 2 (3.39%) Polycom
9 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
9 2 (3.39%) Acronis
9 2 (3.39%) Sage
10 1 (1.69%) BMC
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Dell
10 1 (1.69%) IBM
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