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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 78 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 15.55% 13.83% 11.07%
As % of the Vendors category 37.25% 28.78% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 94 74 61
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,325 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £51,750 £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
298 271 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 41.74% 48.05% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 235 194 247
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 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 96 (48.24%) MS Excel
2 83 (41.71%) Windows
2 83 (41.71%) SQL Server
3 63 (31.66%) SQL
4 51 (25.63%) Active Directory
5 48 (24.12%) .NET
6 46 (23.12%) C#
7 45 (22.61%) MS Office
8 40 (20.10%) Finance
9 36 (18.09%) ITIL
9 36 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (17.59%) ASP.NET
11 29 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (13.57%) Oracle
13 26 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (13.07%) IIS
13 26 (13.07%) .NET Framework
14 25 (12.56%) JavaScript
15 24 (12.06%) Mentoring
16 23 (11.56%) TCP/IP
16 23 (11.56%) ITSM
16 23 (11.56%) MVC
17 22 (11.06%) jQuery
18 21 (10.55%) Service Management
18 21 (10.55%) Web Services
19 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (10.05%) VMware
20 19 (9.55%) IBM
20 19 (9.55%) Project Management
21 18 (9.05%) Internet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (13.07%) IIS
2 16 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.53%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.52%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.02%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.02%) Lync
6 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.51%) SAS
8 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.50%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 96 (48.24%) MS Excel
2 45 (22.61%) MS Office
3 12 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (5.53%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.52%) MS Project
6 6 (3.02%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.50%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.51%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.50%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) Office 365
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.56%) TCP/IP
2 18 (9.05%) Internet
3 12 (6.03%) Firewall
4 7 (3.52%) LAN
5 6 (3.02%) WAN
5 6 (3.02%) SAN
6 5 (2.51%) DNS
6 5 (2.51%) SNMP
7 4 (2.01%) LDAP
8 3 (1.51%) DHCP
8 3 (1.51%) VoIP
9 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.50%) Network Security
10 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (41.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.02%) MS Access
6 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.51%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (2.51%) DB2
8 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.01%) MySQL
10 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 40 (20.10%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Marketing
3 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.02%) Banking
4 6 (3.02%) Retail
5 2 (1.01%) Automotive
5 2 (1.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (18.09%) Developer
2 27 (13.57%) Consultant
3 26 (13.07%) Analyst
4 21 (10.55%) Technical Consultant
5 17 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.04%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.04%) Technical Leader
7 14 (7.04%) Solutions Consultant
7 14 (7.04%) ITSM Consultant
8 13 (6.53%) Architect
9 11 (5.53%) Junior
9 11 (5.53%) Support Technician
9 11 (5.53%) Junior Consultant
9 11 (5.53%) Junior Technical Consultant
10 10 (5.03%) Enterprise Information Architect
10 10 (5.03%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (5.03%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) Information Architect
11 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.12%) .NET
2 35 (17.59%) ASP.NET
3 26 (13.07%) .NET Framework
4 22 (11.06%) jQuery
5 21 (10.55%) Web Services
6 17 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (8.54%) WCF
7 12 (6.03%) SOAP
8 11 (5.53%) HTML
9 10 (5.03%) MSMQ
9 10 (5.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (4.02%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (4.02%) LINQ
10 8 (4.02%) Middleware
10 8 (4.02%) CSS
11 7 (3.52%) Ajax
11 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (3.02%) REST
13 5 (2.51%) XML
14 3 (1.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.03%) Reference Data
2 10 (5.03%) Data Integration
3 8 (4.02%) Social Media
3 8 (4.02%) Graphic Design
4 7 (3.52%) Video Editing
4 7 (3.52%) Blog
4 7 (3.52%) E-Learning
5 6 (3.02%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.01%) RMADS
7 2 (1.01%) Replication
7 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.50%) IVR
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 83 (41.71%) Windows
2 36 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (8.04%) Windows XP
6 12 (6.03%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.02%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.51%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.01%) Linux
9 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.50%) Android
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.09%) ITIL
2 24 (12.06%) Mentoring
3 23 (11.56%) ITSM
3 23 (11.56%) MVC
4 21 (10.55%) Service Management
5 19 (9.55%) Project Management
6 15 (7.54%) Line Management
7 14 (7.04%) OO
8 13 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.03%) OOD
9 12 (6.03%) Waterfall
10 11 (5.53%) TDD
10 11 (5.53%) Information Management
11 10 (5.03%) Data Management
11 10 (5.03%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.03%) Information Architecture
11 10 (5.03%) Master Data Management
11 10 (5.03%) Metadata Management
12 8 (4.02%) Change Control
12 8 (4.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.66%) SQL
2 46 (23.12%) C#
3 25 (12.56%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.54%) VB.NET
5 12 (6.03%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.52%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.51%) Java
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.04%) MCP
2 14 (7.04%) Degree
3 9 (4.52%) MCSE
4 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.01%) MCITP
5 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.01%) CCNA
7 1 (0.50%) CCDP
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) VTSP
7 1 (0.50%) CCIE
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) HNC
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) QA
2 10 (5.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (25.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.51%) vSphere
5 2 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.01%) Nmap
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.50%) XenApp
6 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) SCCM
2 3 (1.51%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.51%) WMI
3 2 (1.01%) Nessus
4 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (13.57%) Oracle
2 20 (10.05%) VMware
3 19 (9.55%) IBM
4 16 (8.04%) SAP
5 15 (7.54%) Unisys
6 14 (7.04%) Cisco
7 9 (4.52%) Lotus
8 7 (3.52%) Apple
8 7 (3.52%) Google
9 5 (2.51%) Teradata
9 5 (2.51%) NetApp
9 5 (2.51%) Adobe
10 4 (2.01%) Citrix
10 4 (2.01%) Remedy
11 3 (1.51%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.51%) Trustwave
11 3 (1.51%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.51%) HP
12 2 (1.01%) EMC
12 2 (1.01%) Polycom
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