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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 127 91 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.23% 14.65% 11.47%
As % of the Vendors category 37.91% 29.74% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 54
Average salary £37,250 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.47% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,413 £27,250 £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
335 306 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 45.45% 49.28% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 260 219 215
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 96 (45.50%) MS Excel
2 85 (40.28%) Windows
3 83 (39.34%) SQL Server
4 59 (27.96%) SQL
5 53 (25.12%) .NET
6 52 (24.64%) Active Directory
7 50 (23.70%) C#
8 44 (20.85%) ITIL
9 43 (20.38%) MS Office
10 40 (18.96%) Finance
11 39 (18.48%) ASP.NET
12 38 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (15.64%) VMware
15 29 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (13.27%) .NET Framework
17 27 (12.80%) Oracle
17 27 (12.80%) IIS
18 25 (11.85%) JavaScript
18 25 (11.85%) Service Management
18 25 (11.85%) ITSM
18 25 (11.85%) Mentoring
19 24 (11.37%) TCP/IP
20 23 (10.90%) Web Services
20 23 (10.90%) MVC
21 22 (10.43%) Project Management
21 22 (10.43%) Cisco
21 22 (10.43%) jQuery
22 21 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (12.80%) IIS
2 19 (9.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.74%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (4.74%) Lync
5 8 (3.79%) IBM Notes
5 8 (3.79%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.90%) SAS
7 2 (0.95%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 96 (45.50%) MS Excel
2 43 (20.38%) MS Office
3 13 (6.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (5.21%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.27%) MS Project
6 5 (2.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.90%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.47%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Office 365
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.37%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.00%) Internet
3 14 (6.64%) Firewall
4 8 (3.79%) LAN
5 7 (3.32%) WAN
5 7 (3.32%) SAN
6 5 (2.37%) VoIP
6 5 (2.37%) DNS
7 4 (1.90%) SNMP
8 3 (1.42%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.42%) DHCP
8 3 (1.42%) LDAP
9 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.84%) MS Access
5 6 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.90%) DB2
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.95%) MySQL
9 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (18.96%) Finance
2 9 (4.27%) Marketing
3 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.32%) Retail
5 6 (2.84%) Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Advertising
7 2 (0.95%) Automotive
7 2 (0.95%) Electronics
7 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (18.01%) Developer
2 34 (16.11%) Consultant
3 25 (11.85%) Technical Consultant
4 23 (10.90%) Analyst
5 18 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.53%) Solutions Consultant
5 18 (8.53%) ITSM Consultant
6 17 (8.06%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.58%) Technical Leader
8 14 (6.64%) Architect
9 13 (6.16%) Junior
10 12 (5.69%) Junior Consultant
10 12 (5.69%) Junior Technical Consultant
11 10 (4.74%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.74%) IT Support
11 10 (4.74%) Designer
12 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.27%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.27%) Support Technician
13 8 (3.79%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.12%) .NET
2 39 (18.48%) ASP.NET
3 28 (13.27%) .NET Framework
4 23 (10.90%) Web Services
5 22 (10.43%) jQuery
6 17 (8.06%) WCF
6 17 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (5.69%) SOAP
8 10 (4.74%) MSMQ
8 10 (4.74%) HTML
8 10 (4.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (3.79%) Middleware
9 8 (3.79%) LINQ
9 8 (3.79%) LINQ to SQL
10 6 (2.84%) CSS
10 6 (2.84%) Ajax
10 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (2.84%) REST
11 4 (1.90%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.79%) Graphic Design
2 8 (3.79%) E-Learning
2 8 (3.79%) Reference Data
2 8 (3.79%) Data Integration
2 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.79%) Video Editing
2 8 (3.79%) Blog
2 8 (3.79%) Social Media
3 6 (2.84%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.95%) PMI
5 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.95%) RMADS
5 2 (0.95%) FlexPod
5 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 85 (40.28%) Windows
2 37 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.21%) Windows XP
6 10 (4.74%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.84%) Linux
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.85%) ITIL
2 38 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (11.85%) Service Management
3 25 (11.85%) ITSM
3 25 (11.85%) Mentoring
4 23 (10.90%) MVC
5 22 (10.43%) Project Management
6 18 (8.53%) OO
7 14 (6.64%) Waterfall
7 14 (6.64%) Line Management
7 14 (6.64%) OOD
8 13 (6.16%) TDD
9 9 (4.27%) Migration
9 9 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.27%) Information Management
9 9 (4.27%) Data Management
10 8 (3.79%) Data Modelling
10 8 (3.79%) SOA
10 8 (3.79%) Time Management
10 8 (3.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.96%) SQL
2 50 (23.70%) C#
3 25 (11.85%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.00%) VB.NET
5 14 (6.64%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.16%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.37%) Java
8 2 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.58%) Degree
2 16 (7.58%) MCP
3 11 (5.21%) MCSE
4 7 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.90%) CCNA
6 4 (1.90%) MCITP
7 3 (1.42%) CCNP
8 2 (0.95%) CCDP
8 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.95%) VTSP
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.47%) MCTS
9 1 (0.47%) CCIE
9 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) QA
2 8 (3.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.95%) COBIT
3 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.37%) XenApp
5 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.95%) Nmap
6 2 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.95%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.21%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) XenMobile
2 3 (1.42%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.95%) Nessus
3 2 (0.95%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (15.64%) VMware
2 27 (12.80%) Oracle
3 22 (10.43%) Cisco
4 21 (9.95%) IBM
5 15 (7.11%) SAP
6 14 (6.64%) Unisys
7 11 (5.21%) HP
8 10 (4.74%) Citrix
9 9 (4.27%) Lotus
10 8 (3.79%) NetApp
10 8 (3.79%) Google
11 6 (2.84%) Apple
12 5 (2.37%) Adobe
13 4 (1.90%) EMC
13 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.90%) Teradata
14 3 (1.42%) Trustwave
14 3 (1.42%) F5
14 3 (1.42%) LANDesk
14 3 (1.42%) Juniper
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: Yesterday
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Corriculo
Salary: From £28,500 to £28,500 per annum + 31% Pension!!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, comission, healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
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House of Fraser
Salary: 39000
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
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