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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.43% 5.58% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.57% 16.75% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 9
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
175 203 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 26.76% 33.33% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 138 172 120
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £76,000
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 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) MCSE
3 22 (44.00%) MCP
3 22 (44.00%) Windows
4 21 (42.00%) VMware
5 19 (38.00%) .NET
6 17 (34.00%) ITIL
6 17 (34.00%) Cisco
7 16 (32.00%) C#
8 15 (30.00%) MCSA
8 15 (30.00%) Firewall
9 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
9 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
10 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
12 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.00%) Finance
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
14 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (18.00%) jQuery
14 9 (18.00%) MVC
14 9 (18.00%) CCNA
14 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
15 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
15 8 (16.00%) Linux
15 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
15 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (16.00%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (14.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) VoIP
2 4 (8.00%) WAN
2 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.00%) SNMP
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) IT Support
4 5 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.00%) jQuery
4 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 7 (14.00%) HTML
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.00%) Ajax
6 4 (8.00%) Web Services
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.00%) WinForms
9 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Physics
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) MVC
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.00%) BCP
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.00%) TDD
5 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Scrum
5 4 (8.00%) SIEM
5 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.00%) Change Control
6 3 (6.00%) Network Management
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) C#
2 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) MCSE
2 22 (44.00%) MCP
3 15 (30.00%) MCSA
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (18.00%) CCNA
6 8 (16.00%) Degree
7 6 (12.00%) CCNP
8 4 (8.00%) CISSP
8 4 (8.00%) MCDST
9 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (4.00%) CCVP
10 2 (4.00%) CCSE
10 2 (4.00%) CCDP
10 2 (4.00%) CCIP
10 2 (4.00%) CCIE
10 2 (4.00%) CCSP
10 2 (4.00%) CHFI
10 2 (4.00%) MCTS
11 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (10.00%) XenApp
6 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.00%) Nmap
7 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
1 6 (12.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Intune
4 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.00%) SCSM
4 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.00%) Nessus
5 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) VMware
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.00%) HP
5 6 (12.00%) Citrix
6 5 (10.00%) Juniper
7 4 (8.00%) Symantec
7 4 (8.00%) Sophos
8 3 (6.00%) Sun
9 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
9 2 (4.00%) Sage
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) IBM
10 1 (2.00%) BMC
10 1 (2.00%) NetApp