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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 119 58 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.80% 12.53% 10.79%
As % of the Vendors category 42.65% 26.61% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 107 57 48
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,576 £50,000 £48,250
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
279 218 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 48.78% 47.08% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 238 209 240
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 99 (38.37%) MS Excel
2 97 (37.60%) Windows
3 89 (34.50%) SQL Server
4 86 (33.33%) .NET
5 73 (28.29%) SQL
6 71 (27.52%) C#
7 64 (24.81%) ITIL
7 64 (24.81%) Active Directory
8 62 (24.03%) ASP.NET
9 59 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (19.38%) VMware
11 43 (16.67%) Finance
12 41 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (15.50%) Degree
13 40 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (14.73%) JavaScript
15 36 (13.95%) IIS
16 35 (13.57%) Cisco
16 35 (13.57%) .NET Framework
17 34 (13.18%) Firewall
18 32 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 32 (12.40%) Oracle
18 32 (12.40%) Waterfall
18 32 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
19 31 (12.02%) MS Office
20 30 (11.63%) MVC
20 30 (11.63%) OO
21 29 (11.24%) Service Management
22 28 (10.85%) ITSM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 36 (13.95%) IIS
2 22 (8.53%) MS Exchange
3 18 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.94%) Site Server
5 5 (1.94%) iPlanet
5 5 (1.94%) Lync
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.78%) CMS
6 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 99 (38.37%) MS Excel
2 31 (12.02%) MS Office
3 12 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.78%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.78%) SAP SM
2 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.39%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.88%) Office 365
3 7 (2.71%) SaaS
4 6 (2.33%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.18%) Firewall
2 22 (8.53%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.43%) DHCP
3 14 (5.43%) DNS
4 13 (5.04%) WAN
5 12 (4.65%) SAN
6 10 (3.88%) LAN
6 10 (3.88%) VPN
7 9 (3.49%) Internet
8 8 (3.10%) SNMP
9 7 (2.71%) Network Security
10 6 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (2.33%) VoIP
11 5 (1.94%) LDAP
12 4 (1.55%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.16%) Wireless
13 3 (1.16%) MPLS
13 3 (1.16%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (34.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.33%) MySQL
7 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.55%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.78%) MS Access
10 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.39%) Big Data
10 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Moq
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (16.67%) Finance
2 22 (8.53%) Retail
3 8 (3.10%) Banking
4 7 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.33%) Back Office
5 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.33%) German Language
6 5 (1.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Military
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (20.54%) Developer
2 44 (17.05%) Consultant
3 31 (12.02%) Technical Consultant
4 21 (8.14%) Analyst
5 18 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 18 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 17 (6.59%) DBA
6 17 (6.59%) ITSM Consultant
7 16 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.20%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.20%) SQL DBA
8 15 (5.81%) SQL Server DBA
9 14 (5.43%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.26%) Administrator
12 10 (3.88%) Technical Support
13 9 (3.49%) Business Consultant
14 8 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.10%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (33.33%) .NET
2 62 (24.03%) ASP.NET
3 35 (13.57%) .NET Framework
4 27 (10.47%) Web Services
5 21 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (7.75%) jQuery
7 19 (7.36%) SOAP
7 19 (7.36%) HTML
8 18 (6.98%) MSMQ
9 12 (4.65%) CSS
10 6 (2.33%) WCF
10 6 (2.33%) HTML5
11 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (1.94%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.94%) SAML
12 4 (1.55%) Ajax
12 4 (1.55%) XHTML
12 4 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (0.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.33%) E-Learning
4 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.55%) Blog
5 4 (1.55%) Clustering
5 4 (1.55%) Social Media
5 4 (1.55%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.55%) Video Editing
5 4 (1.55%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.16%) PMI
7 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.78%) Physics
7 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.78%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 97 (37.60%) Windows
2 40 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (6.98%) Linux
5 10 (3.88%) UNIX
6 7 (2.71%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.55%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.16%) Solaris
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.78%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.81%) ITIL
2 59 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.40%) Waterfall
4 30 (11.63%) OO
4 30 (11.63%) MVC
5 29 (11.24%) Service Management
6 28 (10.85%) ITSM
7 25 (9.69%) OOD
8 21 (8.14%) Project Management
8 21 (8.14%) Time Management
8 21 (8.14%) Mentoring
9 20 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (7.75%) Line Management
9 20 (7.75%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.36%) Scrum
11 18 (6.98%) BDD
11 18 (6.98%) Performance Improvement
12 17 (6.59%) Coaching
13 14 (5.43%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 73 (28.29%) SQL
2 71 (27.52%) C#
3 38 (14.73%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.47%) PowerShell
5 24 (9.30%) Java
6 10 (3.88%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.88%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.33%) C++
8 5 (1.94%) VB
9 2 (0.78%) PHP
9 2 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.39%) Python
10 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (15.50%) Degree
3 22 (8.53%) MCP
4 15 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.43%) MCSE
5 14 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (4.65%) MCSA
6 12 (4.65%) CCNP
6 12 (4.65%) CISSP
7 8 (3.10%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.71%) CCNA
9 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.94%) CHFI
11 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.78%) CCDP
12 2 (0.78%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.78%) MCTS
12 2 (0.78%) VCP4
12 2 (0.78%) VTSP
13 1 (0.39%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.04%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.49%) SLA
3 5 (1.94%) COBIT
4 2 (0.78%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (24.81%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.49%) XenApp
5 7 (2.71%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.78%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.39%) Snort
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (8.53%) SCCM
2 8 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.71%) SCOM
4 5 (1.94%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.16%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.16%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.16%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.78%) SCSM
7 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (19.38%) VMware
2 35 (13.57%) Cisco
3 32 (12.40%) Oracle
4 21 (8.14%) HP
5 18 (6.98%) Citrix
6 15 (5.81%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.10%) SAP
8 7 (2.71%) IBM
9 6 (2.33%) Business Objects
9 6 (2.33%) NetApp
10 5 (1.94%) Juniper
10 5 (1.94%) EMC
10 5 (1.94%) Symantec
10 5 (1.94%) Altiris
10 5 (1.94%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.94%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.94%) F5
11 4 (1.55%) Google
11 4 (1.55%) McAfee
12 3 (1.16%) Sourcefire
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