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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.75% 4.72% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 19.01% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,600 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 121 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.59% 24.85% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 99 110 159
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (78.26%) MS Excel
3 35 (76.09%) Windows
4 34 (73.91%) SQL Server
5 22 (47.83%) .NET
5 22 (47.83%) C#
5 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
6 21 (45.65%) HTML
6 21 (45.65%) SQL
7 19 (41.30%) VB.NET
7 19 (41.30%) MVC
7 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (39.13%) Ajax
8 18 (39.13%) jQuery
8 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
8 18 (39.13%) CSS
9 15 (32.61%) SharePoint
10 14 (30.43%) MCITP
11 13 (28.26%) XSLT
11 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (21.74%) MCSE
13 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (19.57%) VMware
14 9 (19.57%) Firewall
14 9 (19.57%) MCP
15 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
15 8 (17.39%) vSphere
16 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (15.22%) ITIL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (32.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) Network Security
3 5 (10.87%) LDAP
4 4 (8.70%) SAN
5 3 (6.52%) LAN
5 3 (6.52%) WAN
6 2 (4.35%) DNS
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
7 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) NUnit
1 1 (2.17%) MSTest
1 1 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (2.17%) Moq
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) .NET Developer
3 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (28.26%) .NET Programmer
4 13 (28.26%) Programmer
4 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 7 (15.22%) Administrator
6 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) IT Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Systems Support
8 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
8 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) .NET
1 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 21 (45.65%) HTML
3 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (39.13%) Ajax
4 18 (39.13%) jQuery
4 18 (39.13%) CSS
5 13 (28.26%) XSLT
6 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.87%) Web Services
8 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
8 3 (6.52%) XML
9 1 (2.17%) WinForms
9 1 (2.17%) WCF
9 1 (2.17%) WPF
9 1 (2.17%) COM
9 1 (2.17%) Spring.NET
9 1 (2.17%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (2.17%) Ninject
9 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) Workflow
6 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.17%) Scrum
6 1 (2.17%) TDD
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Kanban
6 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.17%) MVVM
6 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 19 (41.30%) VB.NET
4 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) MCITP
2 10 (21.74%) MCSE
3 9 (19.57%) MCP
4 6 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCTS
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) MCDBA
7 1 (2.17%) MCAD
7 1 (2.17%) MCSD
7 1 (2.17%) CCDP
7 1 (2.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) vSphere
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.17%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) LANDesk
4 3 (6.52%) Apple
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
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