The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 71 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.04% 4.37% 3.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.97% 16.39% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 29
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
276 244 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 25.56% 26.67% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 227 209 378
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wiltshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -23 16 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Chippenham -19 1 - - 1
Salisbury - 1 £24,750 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (59.65%) Windows
3 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
4 24 (42.11%) MCSE
5 18 (31.58%) .NET
5 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 17 (29.82%) ITIL
7 16 (28.07%) SQL
7 16 (28.07%) Citrix
8 15 (26.32%) Cisco
9 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
9 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
10 13 (22.81%) Degree
10 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (21.05%) VMware
11 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
11 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
12 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (17.54%) C#
14 9 (15.79%) DNS
14 9 (15.79%) Firewall
14 9 (15.79%) Workflow
14 9 (15.79%) Intranet
14 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (15.79%) Apple
14 9 (15.79%) MCTS
14 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.04%) MS Project Server
4 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.77%) IIS
5 5 (8.77%) Lync
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Project
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) DNS
1 9 (15.79%) Intranet
1 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 8 (14.04%) Wireless
3 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.28%) DHCP
4 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 6 (10.53%) VPN
5 4 (7.02%) LAN
5 4 (7.02%) WAN
6 3 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Local Government
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
2 10 (17.54%) SharePoint Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.02%) CSS
4 4 (7.02%) Web Services
4 4 (7.02%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) Ajax
5 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.51%) WinForms
7 1 (1.75%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) PDA
2 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.53%) Solaris
7 4 (7.02%) Linux
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (15.79%) Workflow
4 8 (14.04%) Project Management
4 8 (14.04%) Change Control
5 7 (12.28%) Network Design
5 7 (12.28%) Network Management
6 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.53%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) MVC
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.02%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.51%) Service Management
9 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.51%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
3 10 (17.54%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) MCSE
2 13 (22.81%) Degree
3 9 (15.79%) MCTS
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.28%) MCP
5 6 (10.53%) MCITP
6 5 (8.77%) CCNP
6 5 (8.77%) CCNA
7 4 (7.02%) MCSD
7 4 (7.02%) MCSA
7 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (7.02%) CITP
8 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) CCIE
8 3 (5.26%) CISSP
9 2 (3.51%) CCDP
9 2 (3.51%) CCVP
9 2 (3.51%) CCSE
9 2 (3.51%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) MetaFrame
3 6 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 5 (8.77%) XenApp
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.26%) vSphere
7 2 (3.51%) UAG
7 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Nagios
3 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.51%) Cacti
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) Citrix
3 15 (26.32%) Cisco
4 12 (21.05%) VMware
5 9 (15.79%) Apple
6 8 (14.04%) HP
7 7 (12.28%) Dell
8 6 (10.53%) Avaya
8 6 (10.53%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.26%) Capita
9 3 (5.26%) LANDesk
9 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.26%) F5
9 3 (5.26%) NetApp
9 3 (5.26%) Juniper
10 2 (3.51%) EMC
10 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.51%) Symantec
10 2 (3.51%) Altiris
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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