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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 98 81 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.37% 16.23% 8.69%
As % of the Vendors category 35.00% 30.92% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 93 77 39
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,400 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £70,000 £48,980
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
280 262 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 55.34% 52.51% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 245 233 165
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 107 (48.42%) Windows
2 91 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 89 (40.27%) MS Excel
4 79 (35.75%) .NET
5 75 (33.94%) SQL
6 69 (31.22%) C#
7 63 (28.51%) Active Directory
8 60 (27.15%) ASP.NET
9 49 (22.17%) ITIL
9 49 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (18.55%) IIS
11 40 (18.10%) Web Services
12 39 (17.65%) ITSM
13 38 (17.19%) .NET Framework
14 37 (16.74%) MS Office
15 36 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (15.84%) Finance
17 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (15.38%) Time Management
18 32 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (14.48%) JavaScript
19 31 (14.03%) Service Management
19 31 (14.03%) Waterfall
19 31 (14.03%) Degree
19 31 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (12.22%) ITIL V2
22 24 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
22 24 (10.86%) VMware
23 23 (10.41%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (18.55%) IIS
2 19 (8.60%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.26%) Site Server
4 4 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle UPK
5 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 89 (40.27%) MS Excel
2 37 (16.74%) MS Office
3 6 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.90%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.90%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.17%) Office 365
3 3 (1.36%) SaaS
4 2 (0.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.05%) Firewall
2 15 (6.79%) DNS
2 15 (6.79%) DHCP
3 13 (5.88%) Internet
4 12 (5.43%) LAN
4 12 (5.43%) WAN
5 10 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.62%) WebEx
6 8 (3.62%) VPN
7 7 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.71%) WLAN
9 5 (2.26%) MPLS
9 5 (2.26%) Wireless
10 3 (1.36%) VoIP
10 3 (1.36%) TACACS
10 3 (1.36%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.90%) Network Security
11 2 (0.90%) SAN
12 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.81%) SAP BI
7 4 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.36%) MySQL
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Moq
General
1 35 (15.84%) Finance
2 16 (7.24%) Retail
3 10 (4.52%) German Language
3 10 (4.52%) Banking
4 5 (2.26%) Marketing
5 4 (1.81%) Advertising
6 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (19.91%) Developer
2 42 (19.00%) Consultant
3 31 (14.03%) Technical Consultant
4 23 (10.41%) ITSM Consultant
5 19 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.60%) Analyst
6 17 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (6.33%) Business Consultant
8 13 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.88%) DBA
8 13 (5.88%) Product Consultant
9 12 (5.43%) SQL DBA
9 12 (5.43%) Administrator
10 11 (4.98%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (4.52%) Sales Executive
12 9 (4.07%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.62%) ScrumMaster
13 8 (3.62%) AWS Developer
13 8 (3.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (35.75%) .NET
2 60 (27.15%) ASP.NET
3 40 (18.10%) Web Services
4 38 (17.19%) .NET Framework
5 17 (7.69%) MSMQ
5 17 (7.69%) SOAP
6 12 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (4.98%) HTML
7 11 (4.98%) jQuery
8 9 (4.07%) CSS
8 9 (4.07%) Entity Framework
9 6 (2.71%) WCF
9 6 (2.71%) XML
10 5 (2.26%) XSLT
11 4 (1.81%) Ajax
12 3 (1.36%) LESS
12 3 (1.36%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.36%) HTML5
12 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.79%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.26%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.81%) Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.90%) Replication
7 2 (0.90%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 107 (48.42%) Windows
2 36 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.07%) Linux
6 8 (3.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.17%) UNIX
8 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.81%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.17%) ITIL
1 49 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.65%) ITSM
3 34 (15.38%) Time Management
4 31 (14.03%) Service Management
4 31 (14.03%) Waterfall
5 27 (12.22%) ITIL V2
6 23 (10.41%) MVC
7 20 (9.05%) OO
8 19 (8.60%) PRINCE2
8 19 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (8.60%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.14%) Project Management
9 18 (8.14%) OOD
10 17 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
10 17 (7.69%) BDD
11 15 (6.79%) CRM
11 15 (6.79%) Coaching
12 14 (6.33%) Line Management
12 14 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.94%) SQL
2 69 (31.22%) C#
3 32 (14.48%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.95%) PowerShell
4 22 (9.95%) Java
5 7 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (14.03%) Degree
2 30 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.69%) MCP
4 11 (4.98%) CISSP
5 10 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.52%) CCNP
6 8 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.62%) MCSE
6 8 (3.62%) MCSA
7 4 (1.81%) CHFI
8 3 (1.36%) CCNA
8 3 (1.36%) HP ASE
8 3 (1.36%) HP MASE
8 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.45%) ISEB
10 1 (0.45%) CISMP
10 1 (0.45%) MCITP
10 1 (0.45%) CISM
10 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.24%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 63 (28.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.45%) Snort
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.45%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.07%) SCCM
2 5 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (2.26%) SCOM
3 2 (0.90%) WSUS
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (10.86%) VMware
2 22 (9.95%) Oracle
3 16 (7.24%) Cisco
4 12 (5.43%) HP
5 9 (4.07%) Citrix
6 7 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.71%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.26%) SAP
9 4 (1.81%) BT
9 4 (1.81%) Reuters
9 4 (1.81%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.81%) IBM
10 3 (1.36%) Symantec
10 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.36%) Tripwire
10 3 (1.36%) ProCurve
10 3 (1.36%) IronPort
10 3 (1.36%) Meraki
11 2 (0.90%) Acronis
11 2 (0.90%) Ab Initio
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Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-29,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-29,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago