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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 99 133 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.68% 22.58% 13.81%
As % of the Vendors category 36.40% 45.70% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 91 120 64
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,576 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
272 291 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 48.57% 49.41% 45.82%
Number of salaries quoted 254 243 204
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,891 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £54,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 11 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (52.65%) Windows
2 107 (47.35%) SQL Server
3 93 (41.15%) Windows Server
4 89 (39.38%) Active Directory
5 72 (31.86%) .NET
5 72 (31.86%) MS Excel
6 71 (31.42%) Finance
7 63 (27.88%) C#
8 59 (26.11%) ITIL
9 58 (25.66%) ASP.NET
10 57 (25.22%) SQL
11 52 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
12 49 (21.68%) IIS
13 40 (17.70%) MVC
13 40 (17.70%) VMware
14 37 (16.37%) PowerShell
15 36 (15.93%) Visual Studio
16 32 (14.16%) JavaScript
17 31 (13.72%) HTML
17 31 (13.72%) Web Services
17 31 (13.72%) MS Exchange
18 30 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (12.39%) CSS
19 28 (12.39%) Degree
20 25 (11.06%) Firewall
20 25 (11.06%) Citrix
20 25 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (10.62%) XML
21 24 (10.62%) SharePoint
21 24 (10.62%) Service Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 49 (21.68%) IIS
2 31 (13.72%) MS Exchange
3 24 (10.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.65%) CMS
6 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.33%) iPlanet
8 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 72 (31.86%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.85%) MS Office
3 13 (5.75%) AutoCAD
4 12 (5.31%) MS Project
5 8 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (2.65%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.88%) CATIA
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.44%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.19%) Office 365
2 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.06%) Firewall
2 20 (8.85%) DNS
3 15 (6.64%) DHCP
4 11 (4.87%) LAN
4 11 (4.87%) WAN
5 7 (3.10%) SAN
5 7 (3.10%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.65%) Internet
6 6 (2.65%) WLAN
7 5 (2.21%) IPv4
7 5 (2.21%) NAS
7 5 (2.21%) VPN
7 5 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.77%) HTTP
8 4 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.33%) FTP
9 3 (1.33%) LDAP
9 3 (1.33%) SMTP
9 3 (1.33%) SNMP
9 3 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (47.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.65%) Big Data
4 6 (2.65%) GIS
4 6 (2.65%) MS Access
5 5 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.88%) MySQL
6 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 36 (15.93%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 71 (31.42%) Finance
2 18 (7.96%) Publishing
2 18 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.08%) Banking
4 15 (6.64%) Automotive
5 12 (5.31%) Retail
6 6 (2.65%) Billing
7 5 (2.21%) Local Government
7 5 (2.21%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (22.57%) Developer
2 29 (12.83%) Analyst
3 28 (12.39%) .NET Developer
3 28 (12.39%) Administrator
4 27 (11.95%) C# Developer
4 27 (11.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (10.18%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (9.29%) Consultant
7 18 (7.96%) Business Consultant
7 18 (7.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (7.52%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (7.08%) ITSM Consultant
9 16 (7.08%) Support Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (5.31%) Data Centre Engineer
12 12 (5.31%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.42%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 9 (3.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.86%) .NET
2 58 (25.66%) ASP.NET
3 31 (13.72%) HTML
3 31 (13.72%) Web Services
4 28 (12.39%) CSS
5 24 (10.62%) XML
6 22 (9.73%) .NET Framework
7 21 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (9.29%) jQuery
8 16 (7.08%) CSS3
8 16 (7.08%) HTML5
9 10 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (3.98%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.10%) SOAP
12 5 (2.21%) Ajax
12 5 (2.21%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.77%) JSON
13 4 (1.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.08%) Clustering
4 7 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.65%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.21%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.33%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.33%) DataPower
8 3 (1.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (0.88%) Economics
9 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Derivative
10 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (52.65%) Windows
2 93 (41.15%) Windows Server
3 30 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.98%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.54%) Linux
8 2 (0.88%) Unix
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.44%) AIX
9 1 (0.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.11%) ITIL
2 40 (17.70%) MVC
3 24 (10.62%) Service Management
4 21 (9.29%) ITSM
5 20 (8.85%) ITIL V3
6 19 (8.41%) Data Management
7 16 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (5.75%) CAD
9 13 (5.75%) ITIL V2
9 13 (5.75%) Technical Analysis
10 12 (5.31%) Network Design
11 10 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.98%) Change Management
12 9 (3.98%) Project Management
12 9 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.54%) CRM
14 7 (3.10%) Front End Development
14 7 (3.10%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.88%) C#
2 57 (25.22%) SQL
3 37 (16.37%) PowerShell
4 32 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.18%) VB
6 20 (8.85%) T-SQL
7 17 (7.52%) VB.NET
8 15 (6.64%) C
9 9 (3.98%) Java
10 5 (2.21%) PHP
10 5 (2.21%) VBA
10 5 (2.21%) VBScript
10 5 (2.21%) XPath
11 3 (1.33%) C++
12 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.88%) Python
12 2 (0.88%) R
13 1 (0.44%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 52 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (12.39%) Degree
3 19 (8.41%) MCSE
4 13 (5.75%) MCSA
5 12 (5.31%) MCP
5 12 (5.31%) NVQ Level 3
6 11 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.42%) MCITP
8 8 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 5 (2.21%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.21%) HND
10 5 (2.21%) MCTS
11 3 (1.33%) CCA
11 3 (1.33%) CCAA
11 3 (1.33%) CCEE
11 3 (1.33%) CCNA
11 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.87%) SLA
2 8 (3.54%) COBIT
3 7 (3.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 89 (39.38%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.75%) XenApp
4 10 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.10%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.21%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.33%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.87%) SCCM
2 8 (3.54%) ZENworks
3 5 (2.21%) SmoothWall
4 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.33%) SCOM
4 3 (1.33%) WSUS
5 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (17.70%) VMware
2 25 (11.06%) Citrix
3 11 (4.87%) HP
3 11 (4.87%) Symantec
4 10 (4.42%) SAP
5 9 (3.98%) Cisco
5 9 (3.98%) Dell
6 6 (2.65%) arcserve
6 6 (2.65%) ESRI
6 6 (2.65%) IBM
7 5 (2.21%) Google
7 5 (2.21%) NetApp
7 5 (2.21%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (2.21%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (1.33%) Altiris
8 3 (1.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.33%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.33%) Sophos
8 3 (1.33%) Unisys
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