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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 109 120 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.76% 18.32% 11.69%
As % of the Vendors category 36.95% 39.60% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 106 103 56
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -5.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £25,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,400 £55,000
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
295 303 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 50.77% 46.26% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 276 253 185
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 30 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 111 (53.88%) Windows
2 86 (41.75%) SQL Server
3 68 (33.01%) MS Excel
4 64 (31.07%) .NET
5 60 (29.13%) SQL
6 55 (26.70%) C#
7 54 (26.21%) Active Directory
8 50 (24.27%) Web Services
9 48 (23.30%) ASP.NET
10 42 (20.39%) Finance
11 38 (18.45%) ITIL
12 37 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (17.48%) Time Management
14 35 (16.99%) IIS
15 34 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (14.56%) VMware
17 30 (14.56%) MS Exchange
18 29 (14.08%) ITSM
19 28 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
20 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
21 26 (12.62%) Degree
21 26 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
21 26 (12.62%) Service Management
21 26 (12.62%) MVC
22 23 (11.17%) Internet
22 23 (11.17%) .NET Framework
22 23 (11.17%) ITIL V2
23 22 (10.68%) Technical Analysis
23 22 (10.68%) SLA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (16.99%) IIS
2 30 (14.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.46%) Site Server
5 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.49%) Lync
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 68 (33.01%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.19%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.49%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) SaaS
1 3 (1.46%) IaaS
2 2 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.17%) Internet
2 21 (10.19%) LAN
3 20 (9.71%) WAN
3 20 (9.71%) DHCP
3 20 (9.71%) DNS
4 15 (7.28%) WLAN
4 15 (7.28%) WebEx
5 8 (3.88%) Firewall
6 5 (2.43%) MPLS
6 5 (2.43%) VPN
7 3 (1.46%) SAN
7 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.46%) TACACS
7 3 (1.46%) Wireless
7 3 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.46%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.97%) VoIP
9 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (41.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.43%) NUnit
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) Moq
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (20.39%) Finance
2 18 (8.74%) Marketing
3 12 (5.83%) Banking
4 6 (2.91%) Advertising
4 6 (2.91%) German Language
5 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.97%) Publishing
6 2 (0.97%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (19.90%) Developer
2 33 (16.02%) Consultant
3 25 (12.14%) Technical Consultant
4 21 (10.19%) Technical Specialist
4 21 (10.19%) ITSM Consultant
5 20 (9.71%) Support Engineer
5 20 (9.71%) Analyst
6 15 (7.28%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.80%) Team Leader
7 14 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (6.80%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.80%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 12 (5.83%) Business Consultant
8 12 (5.83%) Server Support
8 12 (5.83%) Support Technician
9 11 (5.34%) .NET Developer
9 11 (5.34%) Product Consultant
10 10 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (31.07%) .NET
2 50 (24.27%) Web Services
3 48 (23.30%) ASP.NET
4 23 (11.17%) .NET Framework
5 19 (9.22%) XML
6 15 (7.28%) WCF
7 13 (6.31%) CSS
7 13 (6.31%) HTML
8 11 (5.34%) jQuery
9 10 (4.85%) SOAP
9 10 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (3.88%) JSON
11 6 (2.91%) Entity Framework
12 5 (2.43%) REST
12 5 (2.43%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (2.43%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.43%) Middleware
12 5 (2.43%) XSLT
12 5 (2.43%) WSDL
13 4 (1.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.28%) Mainframe
5 11 (5.34%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.37%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.43%) DataPower
8 4 (1.94%) Clustering
9 3 (1.46%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Statistics
10 1 (0.49%) Social Media
10 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 111 (53.88%) Windows
2 31 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (9.22%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.37%) Linux
7 3 (1.46%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.46%) UNIX
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.45%) ITIL
2 36 (17.48%) Time Management
3 34 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.08%) ITSM
5 26 (12.62%) MVC
5 26 (12.62%) Service Management
6 23 (11.17%) ITIL V2
7 22 (10.68%) Technical Analysis
8 21 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (9.22%) Mentoring
10 16 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (7.77%) Waterfall
11 15 (7.28%) Line Management
12 14 (6.80%) SDLC
13 13 (6.31%) Systems Analysis
13 13 (6.31%) Project Management
14 12 (5.83%) Scrum
14 12 (5.83%) PRINCE2
15 10 (4.85%) CRM
15 10 (4.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.13%) SQL
2 55 (26.70%) C#
3 22 (10.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.25%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.83%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.91%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.46%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.97%) C
8 2 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (12.62%) Degree
2 13 (6.31%) MCSE
3 11 (5.34%) MCSA
3 11 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.88%) MCITP
5 7 (3.40%) MCP
6 5 (2.43%) CCNP
6 5 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.46%) HP ASE
7 3 (1.46%) HP MASE
7 3 (1.46%) CISSP
8 2 (0.97%) CCNA
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.49%) CIMA
9 1 (0.49%) AAT
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.49%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.68%) SLA
2 18 (8.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 54 (26.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.83%) vSphere
4 9 (4.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
5 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) WSUS
2 9 (4.37%) SCCM
3 8 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.88%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.88%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.43%) SCOM
5 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.49%) OpenView
6 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (14.56%) VMware
2 21 (10.19%) Citrix
3 14 (6.80%) Cisco
4 13 (6.31%) HP
5 11 (5.34%) IBM
6 10 (4.85%) Symantec
7 8 (3.88%) Sophos
8 6 (2.91%) SAP
9 5 (2.43%) Unisys
9 5 (2.43%) Google
10 4 (1.94%) BT
10 4 (1.94%) Software AG
10 4 (1.94%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.94%) Reuters
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle
11 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.46%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.46%) IronPort
11 3 (1.46%) ProCurve
Swindon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £44228 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Salary £28K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £24,000 to £29,000 per annum based on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago