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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 124 85 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.29% 16.35% 9.75%
As % of the Vendors category 38.15% 34.41% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 121 76 47
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
325 247 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 53.19% 47.50% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 303 213 182
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +16.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 118 (49.79%) Windows
2 101 (42.62%) SQL Server
3 83 (35.02%) MS Excel
4 82 (34.60%) .NET
5 76 (32.07%) SQL
6 70 (29.54%) C#
7 63 (26.58%) ASP.NET
8 62 (26.16%) Active Directory
9 52 (21.94%) Web Services
10 50 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (18.99%) ITIL
12 41 (17.30%) Time Management
12 41 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (16.88%) IIS
14 39 (16.46%) Finance
15 37 (15.61%) ITSM
16 35 (14.77%) .NET Framework
17 34 (14.35%) Degree
17 34 (14.35%) JavaScript
18 33 (13.92%) MS Office
19 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
20 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 29 (12.24%) MS Exchange
21 29 (12.24%) Service Management
21 29 (12.24%) VMware
21 29 (12.24%) Waterfall
22 28 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (11.39%) MVC
23 27 (11.39%) ITIL V2
23 27 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (16.88%) IIS
2 29 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.11%) Site Server
3 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Lync
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 83 (35.02%) MS Excel
2 33 (13.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) Office 365
3 3 (1.27%) IaaS
3 3 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.28%) DHCP
1 22 (9.28%) DNS
2 19 (8.02%) Internet
3 17 (7.17%) LAN
4 16 (6.75%) WAN
5 14 (5.91%) Firewall
5 14 (5.91%) WebEx
6 13 (5.49%) WLAN
7 8 (3.38%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.95%) VPN
9 5 (2.11%) MPLS
10 3 (1.27%) TACACS
10 3 (1.27%) Wireless
10 3 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.27%) SAN
10 3 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.84%) VoIP
12 1 (0.42%) Network Security
12 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (42.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.84%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
10 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.42%) Moq
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (16.46%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Marketing
3 13 (5.49%) Banking
4 12 (5.06%) Retail
5 10 (4.22%) German Language
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
6 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 51 (21.52%) Developer
2 41 (17.30%) Consultant
3 29 (12.24%) Technical Consultant
4 23 (9.70%) Analyst
4 23 (9.70%) ITSM Consultant
5 19 (8.02%) Technical Specialist
6 17 (7.17%) C# Developer
6 17 (7.17%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.33%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.33%) Team Leader
8 14 (5.91%) Business Consultant
9 13 (5.49%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 13 (5.49%) Product Consultant
9 13 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (5.06%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Support Technician
11 11 (4.64%) Server Support
11 11 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (4.22%) Sales Executive
13 9 (3.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (34.60%) .NET
2 63 (26.58%) ASP.NET
3 52 (21.94%) Web Services
4 35 (14.77%) .NET Framework
5 17 (7.17%) SOAP
6 15 (6.33%) XML
6 15 (6.33%) HTML
7 14 (5.91%) CSS
8 13 (5.49%) WCF
8 13 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (5.06%) jQuery
10 11 (4.64%) MSMQ
11 7 (2.95%) JSON
11 7 (2.95%) Entity Framework
12 5 (2.11%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.11%) XSLT
13 4 (1.69%) WPF
13 4 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.91%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.49%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.38%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.69%) Clustering
8 2 (0.84%) DataPower
8 2 (0.84%) Replication
8 2 (0.84%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 118 (49.79%) Windows
2 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (6.33%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.22%) Linux
7 7 (2.95%) UNIX
8 4 (1.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.99%) ITIL
3 41 (17.30%) Time Management
4 37 (15.61%) ITSM
5 29 (12.24%) Service Management
5 29 (12.24%) Waterfall
6 27 (11.39%) ITIL V2
6 27 (11.39%) SDLC
6 27 (11.39%) MVC
7 24 (10.13%) Mentoring
8 21 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.17%) Line Management
10 17 (7.17%) Technical Analysis
11 16 (6.75%) Project Management
12 15 (6.33%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.33%) OO
12 15 (6.33%) CRM
13 14 (5.91%) Scrum
14 12 (5.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.07%) SQL
2 70 (29.54%) C#
3 34 (14.35%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.44%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.91%) Java
6 11 (4.64%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.95%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.42%) C
9 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (14.35%) Degree
2 28 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.49%) MCSE
4 10 (4.22%) MCSA
4 10 (4.22%) MCP
5 9 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.95%) MCITP
6 7 (2.95%) CISSP
7 5 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.11%) CCNP
8 3 (1.27%) HP ASE
8 3 (1.27%) HP MASE
9 2 (0.84%) CCNA
9 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.42%) CISM
10 1 (0.42%) ISEB
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.42%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.86%) PCI DSS
2 19 (8.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 62 (26.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) XenServer
5 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.42%) Firmware
5 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (4.22%) SCCM
2 9 (3.80%) WSUS
3 7 (2.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.95%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.95%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.42%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.42%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (12.24%) VMware
2 19 (8.02%) Citrix
3 15 (6.33%) Oracle
4 13 (5.49%) Cisco
5 12 (5.06%) HP
6 9 (3.80%) Symantec
7 7 (2.95%) Sophos
8 6 (2.53%) IBM
9 5 (2.11%) SAP
10 4 (1.69%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.69%) BT
10 4 (1.69%) Google
10 4 (1.69%) Reuters
11 3 (1.27%) IronPort
11 3 (1.27%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.27%) Meraki
11 3 (1.27%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.27%) Business Objects
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