The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 135 96 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.30% 15.48% 11.84%
As % of the Vendors category 41.28% 32.76% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 108 87 45
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,937 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
327 293 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 49.17% 47.26% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 248 215 177
Average salary £43,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.47% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swindon region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Swindon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Microsoft 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.

1 100 (39.84%) MS Excel
2 97 (38.65%) Windows
3 83 (33.07%) SQL Server
4 73 (29.08%) .NET
5 68 (27.09%) Active Directory
6 66 (26.29%) SQL
7 63 (25.10%) C#
8 60 (23.90%) ITIL
9 53 (21.12%) VMware
10 52 (20.72%) ASP.NET
10 52 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (17.93%) Finance
12 44 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (15.54%) MS Office
14 38 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 36 (14.34%) IIS
17 34 (13.55%) Cisco
18 32 (12.75%) JavaScript
18 32 (12.75%) Oracle
18 32 (12.75%) MVC
18 32 (12.75%) Degree
19 31 (12.35%) .NET Framework
20 29 (11.55%) jQuery
20 29 (11.55%) TCP/IP
21 28 (11.16%) Service Management
22 27 (10.76%) MS Exchange
23 25 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
23 25 (9.96%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (14.34%) IIS
2 27 (10.76%) MS Exchange
3 22 (8.76%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.98%) Lync
6 8 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.39%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.99%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.80%) CMS
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (39.84%) MS Excel
2 39 (15.54%) MS Office
3 17 (6.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.38%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.59%) MS Project
6 4 (1.59%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (3.98%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.80%) SAP SM
2 2 (0.80%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.79%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) IaaS
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.55%) TCP/IP
2 25 (9.96%) Firewall
3 22 (8.76%) Internet
4 14 (5.58%) SAN
5 13 (5.18%) WAN
6 12 (4.78%) LAN
7 10 (3.98%) DHCP
7 10 (3.98%) DNS
8 9 (3.59%) SNMP
9 8 (3.19%) VoIP
10 5 (1.99%) LDAP
10 5 (1.99%) Network Security
11 4 (1.59%) VPN
11 4 (1.59%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.20%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.20%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (33.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.99%) MySQL
8 4 (1.59%) MS Access
9 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.40%) DB2
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (2.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (17.93%) Finance
2 11 (4.38%) Retail
3 10 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.79%) Banking
5 6 (2.39%) Advertising
6 4 (1.59%) Marketing
6 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.20%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (20.32%) Developer
2 41 (16.33%) Consultant
3 32 (12.75%) Technical Consultant
4 24 (9.56%) .NET Developer
5 21 (8.37%) Analyst
6 17 (6.77%) C# Developer
6 17 (6.77%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.77%) ITSM Consultant
7 14 (5.58%) Solutions Consultant
8 13 (5.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (5.18%) Designer
8 13 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.38%) DBA
9 11 (4.38%) Technical Leader
10 10 (3.98%) SQL DBA
10 10 (3.98%) Support Technician
10 10 (3.98%) Architect
10 10 (3.98%) Junior
10 10 (3.98%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (3.59%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (29.08%) .NET
2 52 (20.72%) ASP.NET
3 31 (12.35%) .NET Framework
4 29 (11.55%) jQuery
5 24 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (9.16%) Web Services
7 17 (6.77%) HTML
8 12 (4.78%) CSS
8 12 (4.78%) WCF
9 9 (3.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (3.59%) SOAP
10 8 (3.19%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (3.19%) LINQ
10 8 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (2.79%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.99%) MSMQ
12 5 (1.99%) SAML
13 4 (1.59%) XHTML
13 4 (1.59%) Ajax
13 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.78%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.98%) E-Learning
2 10 (3.98%) Graphic Design
2 10 (3.98%) Video Editing
2 10 (3.98%) Blog
2 10 (3.98%) Social Media
3 9 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.20%) PMI
6 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.80%) Physics
7 2 (0.80%) CMDB
7 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.80%) Clustering
7 2 (0.80%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.80%) RMADS
7 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 97 (38.65%) Windows
2 44 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.37%) Linux
6 11 (4.38%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.19%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.59%) UNIX
10 3 (1.20%) Solaris
11 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.90%) ITIL
2 52 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.75%) MVC
4 28 (11.16%) Service Management
5 24 (9.56%) Project Management
5 24 (9.56%) OO
6 23 (9.16%) ITSM
7 21 (8.37%) Mentoring
8 20 (7.97%) Waterfall
9 18 (7.17%) OOD
10 17 (6.77%) TDD
11 15 (5.98%) Line Management
12 14 (5.58%) Scrum
13 13 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.78%) PRINCE2
14 12 (4.78%) Change Control
14 12 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (4.38%) Analytics
15 11 (4.38%) Migration
16 9 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.29%) SQL
2 63 (25.10%) C#
3 32 (12.75%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.76%) PowerShell
5 16 (6.37%) VB.NET
5 16 (6.37%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.59%) Java
7 6 (2.39%) VB
8 4 (1.59%) C++
9 3 (1.20%) C
9 3 (1.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) Python
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.75%) Degree
3 20 (7.97%) MCP
4 13 (5.18%) MCSE
5 9 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.39%) CCNP
7 6 (2.39%) CCNA
7 6 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.99%) MCSA
9 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.80%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.80%) MCTS
10 2 (0.80%) CCDP
10 2 (0.80%) VTSP
11 1 (0.40%) CISSP
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.40%) MCITP
11 1 (0.40%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.98%) SLA
1 10 (3.98%) QA
2 5 (1.99%) COBIT
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (27.09%) Active Directory
2 38 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.59%) XenApp
5 7 (2.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.80%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.80%) Nmap
7 2 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (7.57%) SCCM
2 7 (2.79%) SCOM
3 5 (1.99%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.20%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.80%) SCSM
5 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.80%) Nessus
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 53 (21.12%) VMware
2 34 (13.55%) Cisco
3 32 (12.75%) Oracle
4 20 (7.97%) HP
5 18 (7.17%) Citrix
6 15 (5.98%) IBM
7 11 (4.38%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.98%) Google
9 8 (3.19%) NetApp
9 8 (3.19%) SAP
10 7 (2.79%) Lotus
11 6 (2.39%) F5
12 5 (1.99%) DevExpress
12 5 (1.99%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.99%) EMC
12 5 (1.99%) Altiris
12 5 (1.99%) Juniper
12 5 (1.99%) Unisys
13 4 (1.59%) Adobe
13 4 (1.59%) McAfee
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum - Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Shares
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + plus Audi A3 & good benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits, 10% car allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago