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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 97 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.57% 15.62% 11.47%
As % of the Vendors category 38.32% 30.89% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 103 92 50
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,075 £25,125 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
321 314 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 45.86% 50.56% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 253 218 207
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,338 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 2 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 90 (41.28%) MS Excel
2 86 (39.45%) Windows
3 81 (37.16%) SQL Server
4 61 (27.98%) SQL
5 57 (26.15%) .NET
5 57 (26.15%) Active Directory
6 53 (24.31%) C#
7 47 (21.56%) ITIL
8 44 (20.18%) MS Office
9 43 (19.72%) ASP.NET
10 42 (19.27%) Finance
11 41 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (16.97%) VMware
14 31 (14.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (13.30%) Service Management
17 28 (12.84%) Oracle
17 28 (12.84%) JavaScript
17 28 (12.84%) .NET Framework
18 27 (12.39%) IIS
19 26 (11.93%) ITSM
19 26 (11.93%) Mentoring
20 25 (11.47%) MVC
21 24 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (11.01%) jQuery
22 23 (10.55%) TCP/IP
22 23 (10.55%) Cisco
22 23 (10.55%) Project Management
23 22 (10.09%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 27 (12.39%) IIS
2 20 (9.17%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.34%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.05%) Lync
5 10 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (3.67%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.67%) IBM Notes
6 8 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.38%) SAS
8 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.92%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 90 (41.28%) MS Excel
2 44 (20.18%) MS Office
3 15 (6.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (5.05%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.13%) MS Project
6 4 (1.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.38%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.92%) SAP SM
3 2 (0.92%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.92%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.46%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) Office 365
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.83%) IaaS
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
4 2 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.55%) TCP/IP
2 18 (8.26%) Internet
3 17 (7.80%) Firewall
4 8 (3.67%) SAN
5 7 (3.21%) LAN
6 6 (2.75%) WAN
7 5 (2.29%) VoIP
7 5 (2.29%) DNS
8 4 (1.83%) DHCP
9 3 (1.38%) SNMP
9 3 (1.38%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.38%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.92%) Network Security
10 2 (0.92%) LDAP
11 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (37.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.21%) MS Access
5 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.83%) MySQL
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.38%) DB2
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 42 (19.27%) Finance
2 9 (4.13%) Retail
3 8 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.21%) Marketing
5 6 (2.75%) Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Advertising
7 3 (1.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.92%) Front Office
8 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (19.27%) Developer
2 38 (17.43%) Consultant
3 29 (13.30%) Technical Consultant
4 23 (10.55%) Analyst
5 20 (9.17%) .NET Developer
5 20 (9.17%) Solutions Consultant
5 20 (9.17%) ITSM Consultant
6 16 (7.34%) Technical Leader
6 16 (7.34%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.88%) Junior
8 14 (6.42%) Junior Consultant
8 14 (6.42%) Junior Technical Consultant
9 12 (5.50%) Designer
9 12 (5.50%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.50%) Architect
10 11 (5.05%) IT Support
11 9 (4.13%) Support Technician
11 9 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.67%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (3.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.15%) .NET
2 43 (19.72%) ASP.NET
3 28 (12.84%) .NET Framework
4 24 (11.01%) jQuery
5 22 (10.09%) Web Services
6 18 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (7.80%) WCF
8 12 (5.50%) HTML
8 12 (5.50%) SOAP
9 10 (4.59%) MSMQ
9 10 (4.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (3.67%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (3.67%) Middleware
10 8 (3.67%) LINQ
10 8 (3.67%) CSS
11 6 (2.75%) REST
11 6 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (2.75%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.29%) Ajax
13 3 (1.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.59%) E-Learning
1 10 (4.59%) Graphic Design
1 10 (4.59%) Video Editing
1 10 (4.59%) Blog
1 10 (4.59%) Social Media
2 9 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.75%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.75%) Reference Data
5 6 (2.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.38%) PMI
7 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.92%) RMADS
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.92%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.45%) Windows
2 38 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (14.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.05%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.75%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.75%) Linux
8 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.46%) Android
9 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.56%) ITIL
2 41 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.30%) Service Management
4 26 (11.93%) ITSM
4 26 (11.93%) Mentoring
5 25 (11.47%) MVC
6 23 (10.55%) Project Management
7 20 (9.17%) OO
8 15 (6.88%) OOD
8 15 (6.88%) TDD
8 15 (6.88%) Waterfall
9 14 (6.42%) Line Management
10 10 (4.59%) Analytics
11 9 (4.13%) Migration
11 9 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.67%) SOA
12 8 (3.67%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.67%) Scrum
12 8 (3.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.98%) SQL
2 53 (24.31%) C#
3 28 (12.84%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.26%) VB.NET
5 14 (6.42%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.96%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.75%) Java
8 2 (0.92%) C
8 2 (0.92%) C++
9 1 (0.46%) VB
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.72%) Degree
3 15 (6.88%) MCP
4 13 (5.96%) MCSE
5 6 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.38%) CCNP
7 3 (1.38%) CCNA
8 2 (0.92%) CCDP
8 2 (0.92%) MCSA
8 2 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.92%) VTSP
9 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.46%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.46%) MCTS
9 1 (0.46%) MCITP
9 1 (0.46%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) QA
2 6 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.92%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.75%) XenApp
5 5 (2.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.38%) vSphere
7 2 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.92%) Nmap
8 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (5.05%) SCCM
2 5 (2.29%) SCOrch
3 4 (1.83%) SCOM
4 3 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.38%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.92%) SCSM
5 2 (0.92%) Nessus
5 2 (0.92%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (16.97%) VMware
2 28 (12.84%) Oracle
3 23 (10.55%) Cisco
4 19 (8.72%) IBM
5 14 (6.42%) HP
5 14 (6.42%) SAP
6 13 (5.96%) Unisys
6 13 (5.96%) Citrix
7 10 (4.59%) Google
8 9 (4.13%) Lotus
9 8 (3.67%) NetApp
10 6 (2.75%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.29%) EMC
11 5 (2.29%) F5
12 4 (1.83%) Adobe
13 3 (1.38%) Juniper
13 3 (1.38%) McAfee
13 3 (1.38%) Trustwave
13 3 (1.38%) Teradata
14 2 (0.92%) Altiris
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