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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 106 112 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.89% 15.71% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 39.41% 37.71% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 98 96 76
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £24,875
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
269 297 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 50.47% 41.65% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 251 234 195
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 102 (51.26%) Windows
2 79 (39.70%) SQL Server
3 68 (34.17%) MS Excel
4 57 (28.64%) .NET
5 56 (28.14%) SQL
6 54 (27.14%) Active Directory
7 48 (24.12%) C#
8 44 (22.11%) Finance
9 43 (21.61%) Web Services
10 42 (21.11%) ASP.NET
11 36 (18.09%) MS Exchange
12 35 (17.59%) ITIL
12 35 (17.59%) VMware
13 31 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (15.58%) IIS
13 31 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (15.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (14.57%) Time Management
16 27 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (13.57%) MVC
17 25 (12.56%) SLA
18 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
18 24 (12.06%) Internet
18 24 (12.06%) Citrix
19 23 (11.56%) LAN
19 23 (11.56%) Technical Analysis
20 22 (11.06%) Windows 7
20 22 (11.06%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 31 (15.58%) IIS
3 6 (3.02%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.01%) Lync
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 68 (34.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) CATIA
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.01%) PaaS
1 2 (1.01%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.06%) Internet
2 23 (11.56%) LAN
3 22 (11.06%) WAN
4 20 (10.05%) DHCP
4 20 (10.05%) DNS
5 18 (9.05%) WLAN
6 15 (7.54%) WebEx
7 8 (4.02%) Firewall
8 5 (2.51%) SAN
9 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.01%) VPN
10 2 (1.01%) VoIP
10 2 (1.01%) MPLS
10 2 (1.01%) TACACS
10 2 (1.01%) Wireless
10 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (39.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.50%) MySQL
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.51%) NUnit
2 5 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (22.11%) Finance
2 20 (10.05%) Marketing
3 12 (6.03%) Banking
4 6 (3.02%) Advertising
5 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.01%) German Language
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (21.11%) Developer
2 23 (11.56%) Consultant
3 22 (11.06%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.55%) Analyst
5 18 (9.05%) Technical Consultant
5 18 (9.05%) Technical Specialist
6 16 (8.04%) C# Developer
6 16 (8.04%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.04%) ITSM Consultant
7 14 (7.04%) Server Support
7 14 (7.04%) Support Technician
7 14 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.04%) Team Leader
8 13 (6.53%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.03%) .NET Developer
9 12 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.53%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 10 (5.03%) Server Analyst
11 10 (5.03%) Senior Server Analyst
11 10 (5.03%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.64%) .NET
2 43 (21.61%) Web Services
3 42 (21.11%) ASP.NET
4 22 (11.06%) XML
5 21 (10.55%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.55%) CSS
6 19 (9.55%) HTML
7 16 (8.04%) WCF
8 14 (7.04%) jQuery
9 11 (5.53%) SOAP
10 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (4.02%) Entity Framework
11 8 (4.02%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.02%) JSON
12 7 (3.52%) XSLT
13 6 (3.02%) WSDL
13 6 (3.02%) Middleware
13 6 (3.02%) HTML5
13 6 (3.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.54%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.54%) Mainframe
4 9 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.02%) Clustering
6 6 (3.02%) DataPower
7 3 (1.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
8 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.50%) CCTV
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 102 (51.26%) Windows
2 31 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (11.06%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.03%) Linux
6 3 (1.51%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.01%) UNIX
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.59%) ITIL
2 31 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.57%) Time Management
4 27 (13.57%) MVC
5 23 (11.56%) Technical Analysis
6 22 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.05%) ITSM
8 19 (9.55%) Service Management
9 16 (8.04%) ITIL V2
10 15 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.04%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.53%) Waterfall
12 13 (6.53%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (6.03%) Project Management
14 11 (5.53%) Workflow
14 11 (5.53%) SOA
14 11 (5.53%) Line Management
15 9 (4.52%) SDLC
15 9 (4.52%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.14%) SQL
2 48 (24.12%) C#
3 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.54%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.03%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.51%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.51%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.51%) Java
8 2 (1.01%) C
9 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (15.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (10.55%) Degree
3 16 (8.04%) MCSE
4 13 (6.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (5.53%) MCITP
5 11 (5.53%) MCSA
6 7 (3.52%) MCP
7 4 (2.01%) CCNP
7 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.01%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.01%) HP MASE
8 2 (1.01%) CCNA
9 1 (0.50%) ISEB
9 1 (0.50%) HNC
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CIMA
9 1 (0.50%) AAT
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.50%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.56%) SLA
2 17 (8.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 54 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.04%) vSphere
3 13 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.51%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.01%) XenApp
7 1 (0.50%) XenServer
7 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.53%) WSUS
2 10 (5.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (5.03%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.03%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.52%) SCCM
4 5 (2.51%) SCOM
5 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (17.59%) VMware
2 24 (12.06%) Citrix
3 13 (6.53%) IBM
3 13 (6.53%) HP
4 12 (6.03%) Cisco
5 10 (5.03%) Symantec
5 10 (5.03%) Sophos
6 8 (4.02%) Google
7 7 (3.52%) SAP
8 6 (3.02%) Unisys
9 4 (2.01%) BT
9 4 (2.01%) Software AG
9 4 (2.01%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.01%) Reuters
10 3 (1.51%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.51%) Oracle
11 2 (1.01%) EMC
11 2 (1.01%) Informatica
11 2 (1.01%) NetApp
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