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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 80 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 15.59% 14.29% 11.02%
As % of the Vendors category 37.76% 29.63% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 95 76 60
Average salary £35,250 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.75% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,875 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £43,000
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
294 270 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 41.29% 48.21% 51.29%
Number of salaries quoted 233 195 246
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,893
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (47.96%) MS Excel
2 85 (43.37%) Windows
3 81 (41.33%) SQL Server
4 63 (32.14%) SQL
5 52 (26.53%) Active Directory
6 45 (22.96%) .NET
6 45 (22.96%) MS Office
7 44 (22.45%) C#
8 41 (20.92%) Finance
9 38 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (17.86%) ITIL
11 33 (16.84%) ASP.NET
12 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (13.27%) Oracle
13 26 (13.27%) IIS
14 25 (12.76%) .NET Framework
15 24 (12.24%) JavaScript
16 23 (11.73%) MVC
17 22 (11.22%) TCP/IP
18 21 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (10.71%) ITSM
18 21 (10.71%) jQuery
19 19 (9.69%) VMware
19 19 (9.69%) Internet
19 19 (9.69%) Service Management
19 19 (9.69%) Web Services
20 18 (9.18%) Project Management
21 17 (8.67%) IBM
21 17 (8.67%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (13.27%) IIS
2 16 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.08%) IBM Notes
5 8 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.06%) Lync
7 5 (2.55%) SAS
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 94 (47.96%) MS Excel
2 45 (22.96%) MS Office
3 11 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.59%) MS Project
5 6 (3.06%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.51%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.55%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.51%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Office 365
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.22%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.69%) Internet
3 12 (6.12%) Firewall
4 7 (3.57%) LAN
5 6 (3.06%) SAN
5 6 (3.06%) WAN
6 5 (2.55%) DNS
7 4 (2.04%) SNMP
8 3 (1.53%) DHCP
8 3 (1.53%) VoIP
8 3 (1.53%) LDAP
9 2 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.51%) Network Security
10 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.06%) MS Access
7 5 (2.55%) DB2
7 5 (2.55%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.02%) MySQL
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (20.92%) Finance
2 10 (5.10%) Marketing
3 9 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.06%) Banking
5 5 (2.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.02%) Automotive
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (17.86%) Developer
2 27 (13.78%) Analyst
3 23 (11.73%) Consultant
4 19 (9.69%) Technical Consultant
5 17 (8.67%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.16%) Technical Leader
7 15 (7.65%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.63%) Architect
9 12 (6.12%) ITSM Consultant
9 12 (6.12%) Solutions Consultant
10 11 (5.61%) Junior Consultant
10 11 (5.61%) Junior
10 11 (5.61%) Support Technician
10 11 (5.61%) Junior Technical Consultant
11 10 (5.10%) Enterprise Information Architect
11 10 (5.10%) Information Architect
11 10 (5.10%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (4.59%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.96%) .NET
2 33 (16.84%) ASP.NET
3 25 (12.76%) .NET Framework
4 21 (10.71%) jQuery
5 19 (9.69%) Web Services
6 17 (8.67%) WCF
6 17 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (6.12%) SOAP
8 10 (5.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (5.10%) MSMQ
8 10 (5.10%) HTML
9 8 (4.08%) LINQ
9 8 (4.08%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (4.08%) Middleware
9 8 (4.08%) CSS
10 7 (3.57%) Ajax
10 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (3.06%) REST
12 5 (2.55%) XML
13 3 (1.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.10%) Reference Data
2 10 (5.10%) Data Integration
3 7 (3.57%) Graphic Design
3 7 (3.57%) Social Media
4 6 (3.06%) Blog
4 6 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.06%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.06%) E-Learning
4 6 (3.06%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.02%) RMADS
6 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.02%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Photography
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 85 (43.37%) Windows
2 38 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.67%) Windows XP
6 13 (6.63%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.53%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.53%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.02%) Linux
10 1 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.86%) ITIL
2 23 (11.73%) MVC
3 21 (10.71%) ITSM
4 19 (9.69%) Service Management
5 18 (9.18%) Project Management
6 13 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (6.63%) OO
7 11 (5.61%) TDD
7 11 (5.61%) Information Management
7 11 (5.61%) OOD
7 11 (5.61%) Waterfall
8 10 (5.10%) Master Data Management
8 10 (5.10%) Metadata Management
8 10 (5.10%) Information Architecture
8 10 (5.10%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.10%) Data Management
9 8 (4.08%) Change Control
9 8 (4.08%) SOA
10 7 (3.57%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.14%) SQL
2 44 (22.45%) C#
3 24 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.67%) VB.NET
5 11 (5.61%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.55%) Java
8 2 (1.02%) VB
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.14%) MCP
2 14 (7.14%) Degree
3 9 (4.59%) MCSE
4 5 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.04%) MCITP
6 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.02%) CCNA
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.51%) HNC
8 1 (0.51%) HND
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.51%) CCIE
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.12%) QA
2 10 (5.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.04%) vSphere
5 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.02%) Nmap
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.08%) SCCM
2 3 (1.53%) WMI
2 3 (1.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.02%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (13.27%) Oracle
2 19 (9.69%) VMware
3 17 (8.67%) IBM
4 16 (8.16%) SAP
5 15 (7.65%) Unisys
6 12 (6.12%) Cisco
7 9 (4.59%) Lotus
8 7 (3.57%) Apple
9 6 (3.06%) Google
10 5 (2.55%) Teradata
10 5 (2.55%) Adobe
11 4 (2.04%) Citrix
11 4 (2.04%) Remedy
12 3 (1.53%) NetApp
12 3 (1.53%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.53%) Trustwave
12 3 (1.53%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.02%) Polycom
13 2 (1.02%) McAfee
14 1 (0.51%) Alterian
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000.00 - £24400.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Upto £35,000 0
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago