The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 2 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 250 142 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.24% 13.73% 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category 39.87% 28.98% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 220 124 151
Average salary £38,324 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,188 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
627 490 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 55.78% 47.39% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 543 414 515
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,088 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Microsoft
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 within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +9 123 £40,000 +5.26% 10
Chippenham -7 34 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Salisbury -1 25 £38,750 +55.00% 1
Corsham -2 7 £30,000 -29.41%
Trowbridge +1 3 £28,750 -10.15% 2
Malmesbury -1 2 £37,500 +38.88%
Melksham -1 1 £26,000 -25.71%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

1 190 (40.17%) SQL Server
2 175 (37.00%) Windows
3 171 (36.15%) MS Excel
4 136 (28.75%) .NET
5 133 (28.12%) SQL
6 124 (26.22%) Active Directory
7 121 (25.58%) C#
8 119 (25.16%) ITIL
9 113 (23.89%) MS Office
10 107 (22.62%) ASP.NET
11 83 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 82 (17.34%) VMware
13 81 (17.12%) Firewall
14 76 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 74 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 67 (14.16%) JavaScript
17 66 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
18 65 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
18 65 (13.74%) Security Cleared
19 60 (12.68%) MVC
20 58 (12.26%) Service Management
20 58 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 58 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
21 57 (12.05%) .NET Framework
21 57 (12.05%) SC Cleared
21 57 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 56 (11.84%) Finance
23 55 (11.63%) IIS
23 55 (11.63%) SharePoint
24 54 (11.42%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 55 (11.63%) IIS
1 55 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 46 (9.73%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.44%) Lync
4 19 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.27%) CMS
9 6 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.06%) Commerce Server
10 5 (1.06%) iPlanet
10 5 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.06%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.85%) Apache
11 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.85%) Confluence
11 4 (0.85%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 171 (36.15%) MS Excel
2 113 (23.89%) MS Office
3 37 (7.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.27%) MS Project
6 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (3.81%) SAP CRM
2 14 (2.96%) SAP ERP
3 13 (2.75%) SAP SM
4 9 (1.90%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.06%) Fredhopper
7 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.90%) Office 365
3 8 (1.69%) SaaS
4 4 (0.85%) IaaS
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (17.12%) Firewall
2 49 (10.36%) TCP/IP
3 40 (8.46%) DNS
4 39 (8.25%) DHCP
5 31 (6.55%) VPN
6 28 (5.92%) Internet
7 25 (5.29%) SAN
8 22 (4.65%) LAN
9 21 (4.44%) WAN
10 15 (3.17%) Ethernet
11 13 (2.75%) Wireless
11 13 (2.75%) Network Security
12 10 (2.11%) VLAN
13 9 (1.90%) NAS
13 9 (1.90%) VoIP
14 8 (1.69%) SNMP
15 7 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.27%) FTP
17 5 (1.06%) LDAP
17 5 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (40.17%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (4.02%) MySQL
7 18 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.48%) BusinessObjects XI
10 7 (1.48%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.85%) SAP BI
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.63%) Ingres
12 3 (0.63%) MS Access
13 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.48%) JIRA
4 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.85%) Selenium
6 3 (0.63%) Subversion
7 2 (0.42%) NUnit
7 2 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.42%) NCrunch
7 2 (0.42%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.42%) WATIR
7 2 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.42%) Moq
7 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 56 (11.84%) Finance
2 26 (5.50%) Back Office
3 17 (3.59%) Retail
4 15 (3.17%) Front Office
4 15 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.54%) Advertising
6 9 (1.90%) Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.85%) Local Government
9 4 (0.85%) Marketing
10 3 (0.63%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 113 (23.89%) Developer
2 73 (15.43%) Analyst
3 45 (9.51%) .NET Developer
4 42 (8.88%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.88%) Administrator
5 40 (8.46%) Consultant
6 33 (6.98%) DBA
7 32 (6.77%) SQL DBA
8 30 (6.34%) Technical Consultant
9 29 (6.13%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.65%) Applications Developer
11 19 (4.02%) Support Analyst
11 19 (4.02%) SAP Analyst
12 17 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (3.59%) Server Engineer
13 16 (3.38%) Service Analyst
14 15 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (3.17%) Help Desk Support
15 14 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
15 14 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (28.75%) .NET
2 107 (22.62%) ASP.NET
3 57 (12.05%) .NET Framework
4 52 (10.99%) HTML
4 52 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (9.30%) jQuery
6 36 (7.61%) CSS
7 27 (5.71%) Web Services
8 26 (5.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (2.96%) WCF
10 13 (2.75%) HTML5
10 13 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 13 (2.75%) LINQ
11 12 (2.54%) SOAP
11 12 (2.54%) XML
12 9 (1.90%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.69%) CSS3
14 7 (1.48%) MSMQ
15 6 (1.27%) LINQ to SQL
15 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.34%) Clustering
3 18 (3.81%) Replication
3 18 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.38%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.11%) Video Editing
5 10 (2.11%) Blog
6 9 (1.90%) Social Media
6 9 (1.90%) E-Learning
6 9 (1.90%) Graphic Design
7 7 (1.48%) User Experience
8 6 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.06%) PDA
10 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.63%) PMI
11 3 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 175 (37.00%) Windows
2 83 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (8.03%) Windows XP
6 29 (6.13%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.92%) Linux
8 14 (2.96%) UNIX
9 13 (2.75%) Windows Vista
10 10 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.27%) Solaris
12 4 (0.85%) Android
13 3 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.21%) AIX
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.16%) ITIL
2 66 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (12.68%) MVC
5 58 (12.26%) Service Management
6 38 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (7.82%) Project Management
8 33 (6.98%) CRM
9 32 (6.77%) OO
10 26 (5.50%) OOD
11 24 (5.07%) PRINCE2
11 24 (5.07%) Waterfall
12 23 (4.86%) ERP
13 22 (4.65%) TDD
13 22 (4.65%) Change Control
14 20 (4.23%) Mentoring
14 20 (4.23%) Configuration Management
14 20 (4.23%) ITSM
14 20 (4.23%) Security Management
15 18 (3.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 133 (28.12%) SQL
2 121 (25.58%) C#
3 67 (14.16%) JavaScript
4 40 (8.46%) T-SQL
5 30 (6.34%) PowerShell
6 29 (6.13%) Java
7 20 (4.23%) VB.NET
8 10 (2.11%) VB
8 10 (2.11%) C++
9 7 (1.48%) PHP
9 7 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.06%) C
11 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.63%) Python
12 2 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.21%) X++
13 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (13.74%) Security Cleared
3 57 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 46 (9.73%) Degree
5 26 (5.50%) MCP
6 18 (3.81%) MCSE
6 18 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.33%) MCSA
8 11 (2.33%) CCNP
8 11 (2.33%) CCNA
8 11 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.33%) MCPD
9 9 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.27%) CHFI
10 6 (1.27%) CISSP
11 5 (1.06%) MCTS
12 4 (0.85%) MCITP
13 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.19%) SLA
2 16 (3.38%) QA
3 6 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.27%) COBIT
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (26.22%) Active Directory
2 57 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.34%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.75%) Terminal Services
6 12 (2.54%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.11%) XenApp
8 9 (1.90%) MetaFrame
8 9 (1.90%) vCloud
9 7 (1.48%) UAG
10 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.85%) NFS
11 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.42%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.42%) Nmap
12 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.21%) vSphere
13 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (8.88%) SCCM
2 19 (4.02%) SCOM
3 12 (2.54%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.11%) HP SIM
5 9 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
5 9 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.06%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.06%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.85%) WSUS
7 4 (0.85%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.85%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.85%) Netcool
7 4 (0.85%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.63%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.42%) Nessus
9 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.42%) SCSM
Vendors
1 82 (17.34%) VMware
2 54 (11.42%) Cisco
3 48 (10.15%) Oracle
4 41 (8.67%) HP
5 33 (6.98%) Citrix
6 30 (6.34%) SAP
7 19 (4.02%) IBM
7 19 (4.02%) Symantec
8 16 (3.38%) Business Objects
8 16 (3.38%) Dell
9 15 (3.17%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.75%) Apple
11 11 (2.33%) Syclo
12 9 (1.90%) Altiris
12 9 (1.90%) Google
12 9 (1.90%) SonicWALL
12 9 (1.90%) Avaya
13 8 (1.69%) NetApp
14 7 (1.48%) Sagent
14 7 (1.48%) Juniper
Swindon, Wiltshire
networx
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £17,525 to £19,278 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £30,000 - £39,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £50,000 - £59,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum Workplace Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary Depending on skills match, ex
Posted: 24 days ago