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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 97 72 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.90% 14.37% 9.18%
As % of the Vendors category 35.14% 28.57% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 70 43
Average salary £35,820 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.21% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,200 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £41,900
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
276 252 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 50.92% 50.30% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 237 224 214
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,576 £51,400 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (42.37%) Windows
2 96 (40.68%) MS Excel
3 90 (38.14%) SQL Server
4 78 (33.05%) SQL
5 77 (32.63%) .NET
6 64 (27.12%) C#
7 58 (24.58%) Active Directory
8 54 (22.88%) ITIL
9 50 (21.19%) ASP.NET
10 48 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (18.22%) IIS
12 39 (16.53%) Finance
13 38 (16.10%) MS Office
14 37 (15.68%) Web Services
14 37 (15.68%) Degree
15 36 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (14.83%) .NET Framework
17 33 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (13.98%) ITSM
18 32 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 31 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (13.14%) VMware
19 31 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (12.71%) Waterfall
20 30 (12.71%) JavaScript
21 28 (11.86%) Oracle
22 27 (11.44%) Firewall
23 26 (11.02%) Service Management
23 26 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
24 25 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 43 (18.22%) IIS
2 18 (7.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.12%) Site Server
6 2 (0.85%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 96 (40.68%) MS Excel
2 38 (16.10%) MS Office
3 8 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.85%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.85%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.42%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.42%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.39%) Office 365
3 3 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.44%) Firewall
2 16 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.93%) WAN
4 13 (5.51%) DHCP
4 13 (5.51%) DNS
5 12 (5.08%) LAN
6 11 (4.66%) Internet
7 10 (4.24%) VPN
8 8 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.97%) SAN
10 5 (2.12%) MPLS
10 5 (2.12%) Wireless
10 5 (2.12%) SNMP
10 5 (2.12%) VoIP
10 5 (2.12%) WebEx
11 4 (1.69%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.27%) Network Security
12 3 (1.27%) TACACS
12 3 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.69%) MySQL
7 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.69%) SAP BI
8 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
10 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) Moq
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (16.53%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Retail
3 11 (4.66%) German Language
4 10 (4.24%) Banking
5 8 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.12%) Advertising
7 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.27%) Back Office
8 3 (1.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (18.22%) Developer
2 40 (16.95%) Consultant
3 29 (12.29%) Technical Consultant
4 22 (9.32%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.20%) DBA
5 17 (7.20%) Analyst
5 17 (7.20%) ITSM Consultant
6 16 (6.78%) SQL DBA
6 16 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.36%) SQL Server DBA
7 15 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.08%) Technical Support
9 12 (5.08%) Business Consultant
9 12 (5.08%) Administrator
10 11 (4.66%) Technical Specialist
11 10 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.24%) Sales Executive
12 9 (3.81%) Product Consultant
13 8 (3.39%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (32.63%) .NET
2 50 (21.19%) ASP.NET
3 37 (15.68%) Web Services
4 35 (14.83%) .NET Framework
5 18 (7.63%) SOAP
5 18 (7.63%) MSMQ
6 12 (5.08%) HTML
6 12 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (4.66%) jQuery
8 8 (3.39%) Entity Framework
8 8 (3.39%) CSS
9 5 (2.12%) WCF
10 4 (1.69%) XML
10 4 (1.69%) Ajax
10 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (1.27%) LESS
11 3 (1.27%) XSLT
11 3 (1.27%) COM
12 2 (0.85%) SAML
12 2 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.20%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.85%) Replication
6 2 (0.85%) Clustering
6 2 (0.85%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.42%) Statistics
7 1 (0.42%) DTV
7 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.42%) Open Source
7 1 (0.42%) Social Media
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 100 (42.37%) Windows
2 36 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.08%) Linux
6 10 (4.24%) UNIX
7 6 (2.54%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.12%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.27%) Solaris
11 2 (0.85%) Android
12 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.88%) ITIL
2 48 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.98%) ITSM
4 30 (12.71%) Waterfall
5 26 (11.02%) Service Management
6 25 (10.59%) Time Management
7 21 (8.90%) Line Management
7 21 (8.90%) Mentoring
8 20 (8.47%) Coaching
8 20 (8.47%) Performance Improvement
8 20 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.47%) OO
8 20 (8.47%) MVC
9 19 (8.05%) Project Management
9 19 (8.05%) PRINCE2
9 19 (8.05%) OOD
9 19 (8.05%) ITIL V2
10 18 (7.63%) BDD
11 17 (7.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (33.05%) SQL
2 64 (27.12%) C#
3 30 (12.71%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.17%) PowerShell
4 24 (10.17%) Java
5 11 (4.66%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.54%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.12%) C++
8 4 (1.69%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) Python
9 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (15.68%) Degree
2 31 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (8.90%) MCP
4 13 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.08%) CISSP
5 12 (5.08%) CCNP
6 11 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.39%) MCSA
8 7 (2.97%) MCSE
9 5 (2.12%) CCNA
9 5 (2.12%) CHFI
9 5 (2.12%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.27%) HP ASE
10 3 (1.27%) HP MASE
10 3 (1.27%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) ISEB
11 1 (0.42%) CISM
11 1 (0.42%) MBA
11 1 (0.42%) CISMP
11 1 (0.42%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.20%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) COBIT
3 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 58 (24.58%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) XenApp
4 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (5.51%) SCCM
2 8 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.69%) SCOM
4 3 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (13.14%) VMware
2 28 (11.86%) Oracle
3 22 (9.32%) Cisco
4 10 (4.24%) HP
4 10 (4.24%) Citrix
5 8 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.54%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.12%) SAP
8 3 (1.27%) Meraki
8 3 (1.27%) Tripwire
8 3 (1.27%) IronPort
8 3 (1.27%) ProCurve
8 3 (1.27%) IBM
8 3 (1.27%) Sun
8 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.85%) Reuters
9 2 (0.85%) Symantec
9 2 (0.85%) McAfee
9 2 (0.85%) BT
9 2 (0.85%) Ab Initio
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