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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 79 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 21.03% 14.60% 13.38%
As % of the Vendors category 43.16% 31.98% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 104 72 61
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,381 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,900 £50,000
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
285 247 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 48.72% 45.66% 48.94%
Number of salaries quoted 220 201 230
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 98 (39.36%) MS Excel
2 96 (38.55%) Windows
3 82 (32.93%) SQL Server
4 72 (28.92%) .NET
5 67 (26.91%) Active Directory
6 64 (25.70%) C#
7 63 (25.30%) ITIL
8 60 (24.10%) SQL
9 55 (22.09%) VMware
10 53 (21.29%) ASP.NET
11 51 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 46 (18.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 43 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (16.87%) Finance
16 40 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (15.26%) Cisco
18 36 (14.46%) MS Office
19 35 (14.06%) JavaScript
19 35 (14.06%) IIS
19 35 (14.06%) MVC
20 34 (13.65%) Degree
21 32 (12.85%) .NET Framework
22 31 (12.45%) jQuery
23 30 (12.05%) Firewall
24 29 (11.65%) Oracle
25 28 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
26 27 (10.84%) OO
26 27 (10.84%) MS Exchange
26 27 (10.84%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (14.06%) IIS
2 27 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 22 (8.84%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.61%) Lync
6 6 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.01%) iPlanet
7 5 (2.01%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.80%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 98 (39.36%) MS Excel
2 36 (14.46%) MS Office
3 19 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.02%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.41%) MS Project
6 4 (1.61%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (3.61%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.80%) SAP SM
2 2 (0.80%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Office 365
2 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.61%) SaaS
3 4 (1.61%) IaaS
4 2 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.05%) Firewall
2 27 (10.84%) TCP/IP
3 17 (6.83%) Internet
4 16 (6.43%) WAN
5 15 (6.02%) SAN
6 14 (5.62%) LAN
7 9 (3.61%) VoIP
7 9 (3.61%) DHCP
7 9 (3.61%) DNS
8 8 (3.21%) SNMP
9 6 (2.41%) Network Security
10 5 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.01%) LDAP
10 5 (2.01%) VPN
10 5 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.61%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.20%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.20%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.81%) MySQL
8 6 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.80%) MS Access
9 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.80%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (16.87%) Finance
2 10 (4.02%) Retail
3 9 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.41%) Advertising
5 5 (2.01%) Banking
5 5 (2.01%) Back Office
6 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (20.88%) Developer
2 35 (14.06%) Consultant
3 27 (10.84%) Technical Consultant
4 21 (8.43%) .NET Developer
5 19 (7.63%) Analyst
5 19 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.83%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.02%) SQL DBA
7 15 (6.02%) DBA
8 14 (5.62%) ITSM Consultant
9 13 (5.22%) SQL Server DBA
9 13 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.82%) Designer
11 11 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.42%) Solutions Consultant
12 10 (4.02%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.02%) Support Technician
13 9 (3.61%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.92%) .NET
2 53 (21.29%) ASP.NET
3 32 (12.85%) .NET Framework
4 31 (12.45%) jQuery
5 26 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (8.43%) Web Services
7 18 (7.23%) HTML
8 13 (5.22%) CSS
9 12 (4.82%) SOAP
10 11 (4.42%) WCF
11 10 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 9 (3.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (2.81%) AngularJS
14 6 (2.41%) LINQ to SQL
14 6 (2.41%) LINQ
15 5 (2.01%) Ajax
15 5 (2.01%) MSMQ
15 5 (2.01%) SAML
16 4 (1.61%) XHTML
16 4 (1.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.61%) E-Learning
3 9 (3.61%) Graphic Design
3 9 (3.61%) Video Editing
3 9 (3.61%) Blog
3 9 (3.61%) Social Media
4 8 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.20%) PMI
6 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.80%) Physics
7 2 (0.80%) CMDB
7 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.80%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.80%) RMADS
7 2 (0.80%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (38.55%) Windows
2 48 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (6.83%) Linux
6 12 (4.82%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.02%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.21%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.61%) UNIX
10 3 (1.20%) Solaris
11 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.80%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.30%) ITIL
2 51 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.06%) MVC
4 27 (10.84%) OO
5 26 (10.44%) Service Management
6 23 (9.24%) Waterfall
7 22 (8.84%) Project Management
8 21 (8.43%) OOD
9 20 (8.03%) ITSM
10 18 (7.23%) TDD
11 17 (6.83%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (6.02%) PRINCE2
14 14 (5.62%) Scrum
14 14 (5.62%) Line Management
15 13 (5.22%) Migration
15 13 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (4.82%) Performance Improvement
17 11 (4.42%) BDD
18 10 (4.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.70%) C#
2 60 (24.10%) SQL
3 35 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.84%) PowerShell
5 15 (6.02%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.22%) Java
7 12 (4.82%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.41%) VB
8 6 (2.41%) C++
9 3 (1.20%) PHP
10 2 (0.80%) C
11 1 (0.40%) Python
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (18.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.65%) Degree
3 25 (10.04%) MCP
4 14 (5.62%) MCSE
4 14 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (4.42%) CCNP
7 10 (4.02%) MCSA
7 10 (4.02%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.61%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.81%) CCNA
10 5 (2.01%) CISSP
10 5 (2.01%) CHFI
11 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.80%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.80%) MCTS
12 2 (0.80%) CCDP
12 2 (0.80%) VTSP
13 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.81%) QA
3 5 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.01%) COBIT
4 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (26.91%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.61%) XenApp
5 7 (2.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.80%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.80%) Nmap
7 2 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (7.63%) SCCM
2 7 (2.81%) SCOM
3 5 (2.01%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.20%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.80%) Nessus
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.80%) SCSM
6 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 55 (22.09%) VMware
2 38 (15.26%) Cisco
3 29 (11.65%) Oracle
4 20 (8.03%) HP
5 15 (6.02%) Citrix
5 15 (6.02%) CheckPoint
6 13 (5.22%) IBM
7 9 (3.61%) Google
8 8 (3.21%) NetApp
9 6 (2.41%) SAP
10 5 (2.01%) Juniper
10 5 (2.01%) EMC
10 5 (2.01%) DevExpress
10 5 (2.01%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.01%) F5
10 5 (2.01%) Lotus
10 5 (2.01%) Altiris
11 4 (1.61%) Adobe
12 3 (1.20%) Sun
12 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
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Salary: From £17,525 to £19,278 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 - £59,000
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, bonus, benefits
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