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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.95% 6.03% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.29% 19.88% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 14
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
204 171 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 28.69% 30.32% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 169 144 136
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) MCSE
3 21 (51.22%) Windows
4 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
5 15 (36.59%) C#
5 15 (36.59%) .NET
5 15 (36.59%) MCP
5 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
6 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
8 12 (29.27%) VMware
9 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
10 10 (24.39%) HTML
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (24.39%) Degree
11 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
11 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.95%) ITIL
12 8 (19.51%) jQuery
12 8 (19.51%) MVC
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (17.07%) SQL
13 7 (17.07%) MCSA
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (14.63%) CCNA
14 6 (14.63%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) VoIP
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
2 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Web Developer
3 6 (14.63%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Lead C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
5 8 (19.51%) jQuery
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (14.63%) Ajax
6 6 (14.63%) CSS
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
7 4 (9.76%) XML
8 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
9 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.88%) WinForms
10 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) MVC
3 4 (9.76%) Network Design
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) TDD
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.44%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) C#
2 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
3 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.88%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) MCSE
2 15 (36.59%) MCP
3 10 (24.39%) Degree
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.07%) MCSA
5 6 (14.63%) CCNA
6 4 (9.76%) CCIE
6 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (9.76%) MCDST
6 4 (9.76%) MCITP
7 3 (7.32%) CCVP
7 3 (7.32%) CCSE
7 3 (7.32%) CCSP
7 3 (7.32%) CCNP
7 3 (7.32%) CCIP
7 3 (7.32%) CCDP
7 3 (7.32%) CISSP
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) XenApp
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (7.32%) vSphere
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.32%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Juniper
5 4 (9.76%) Symantec
5 4 (9.76%) Sophos
6 3 (7.32%) LANDesk
6 3 (7.32%) Apple
6 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) Polycom
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
Swindon, Wiltshire
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