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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 216 161 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.18% 14.52% 20.75%
As % of the Vendors category 34.02% 28.75% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 185 149 204
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,987 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,700
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
635 560 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 50.52% 50.50% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 535 431 466
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 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 October 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 +3 117 £39,500 +9.72% 21
Chippenham -14 29 £40,000 - 3
Salisbury -3 21 £27,500 -29.03% 4
Malmesbury - 5 £35,000 -
Corsham -2 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Melksham - 2 £29,250 - 1
Marlborough - 1 £24,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 170 (39.91%) Windows
2 169 (39.67%) SQL Server
3 166 (38.97%) MS Excel
4 124 (29.11%) SQL
5 109 (25.59%) .NET
6 106 (24.88%) Active Directory
7 104 (24.41%) MS Office
8 101 (23.71%) C#
9 87 (20.42%) ASP.NET
10 76 (17.84%) ITIL
11 71 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (15.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 63 (14.79%) Finance
15 59 (13.85%) VMware
16 52 (12.21%) Firewall
16 52 (12.21%) JavaScript
16 52 (12.21%) Oracle
17 51 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 49 (11.50%) Service Management
19 48 (11.27%) MVC
20 46 (10.80%) IIS
20 46 (10.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 45 (10.56%) .NET Framework
22 44 (10.33%) Windows XP
23 42 (9.86%) TCP/IP
24 41 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
25 40 (9.39%) Citrix
25 40 (9.39%) Degree
25 40 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 46 (10.80%) IIS
2 38 (8.92%) MS Exchange
3 33 (7.75%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.63%) Lync
5 22 (5.16%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.82%) Commerce Server
7 11 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.88%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.64%) CMS
10 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.70%) iPlanet
11 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.47%) Confluence
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 166 (38.97%) MS Excel
2 104 (24.41%) MS Office
3 37 (8.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.82%) MS Project
6 4 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.82%) Fredhopper
2 11 (2.58%) SAP CRM
3 10 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.35%) Google Analytics
4 9 (2.11%) SAP ERP
4 9 (2.11%) SAP MDM
5 8 (1.88%) SAP SM
6 6 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.23%) Maximo
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.23%) Magento
7 1 (0.23%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.41%) SaaS
2 6 (1.41%) Office 365
3 4 (0.94%) IaaS
4 2 (0.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (12.21%) Firewall
2 42 (9.86%) TCP/IP
3 38 (8.92%) Internet
4 27 (6.34%) VPN
4 27 (6.34%) DNS
5 24 (5.63%) DHCP
6 17 (3.99%) SAN
7 13 (3.05%) Wireless
8 12 (2.82%) Ethernet
9 10 (2.35%) LAN
9 10 (2.35%) WAN
10 9 (2.11%) Network Security
11 6 (1.41%) VoIP
12 4 (0.94%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.94%) VLAN
12 4 (0.94%) SNMP
12 4 (0.94%) NAS
13 3 (0.70%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (39.67%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (5.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (3.99%) MySQL
7 17 (3.99%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.35%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (2.35%) MS Access
11 9 (2.11%) IBM InfoSphere
12 6 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (1.17%) Ingres
14 2 (0.47%) DB2
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.47%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 12 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.94%) Selenium
5 3 (0.70%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.47%) WATIR
6 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.47%) NUnit
6 2 (0.47%) Subversion
6 2 (0.47%) NCrunch
6 2 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.47%) Moq
6 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (14.79%) Finance
2 31 (7.28%) Retail
3 15 (3.52%) Back Office
4 13 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.05%) Advertising
5 12 (2.82%) Marketing
6 10 (2.35%) Front Office
7 9 (2.11%) Banking
8 7 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.17%) Local Government
11 2 (0.47%) Military
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (22.07%) Developer
2 85 (19.95%) Analyst
3 40 (9.39%) Consultant
3 40 (9.39%) .NET Developer
4 35 (8.22%) Support Engineer
5 29 (6.81%) Technical Consultant
6 26 (6.10%) C# Developer
7 23 (5.40%) DBA
8 22 (5.16%) Architect
9 21 (4.93%) SQL DBA
10 20 (4.69%) Help Desk Support
10 20 (4.69%) Administrator
11 19 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (4.23%) Support Analyst
13 17 (3.99%) ITSM Consultant
14 16 (3.76%) Solutions Consultant
14 16 (3.76%) Server Engineer
15 15 (3.52%) Technical Leader
15 15 (3.52%) Service Analyst
15 15 (3.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (25.59%) .NET
2 87 (20.42%) ASP.NET
3 45 (10.56%) .NET Framework
4 40 (9.39%) jQuery
5 39 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (7.75%) HTML
7 27 (6.34%) Web Services
8 25 (5.87%) CSS
9 23 (5.40%) WCF
10 17 (3.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (3.29%) HTML5
12 13 (3.05%) SOAP
12 13 (3.05%) MSMQ
13 10 (2.35%) LINQ
14 9 (2.11%) LINQ to SQL
14 9 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (2.11%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.88%) REST
15 8 (1.88%) CSS3
15 8 (1.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.99%) Clustering
4 14 (3.29%) Replication
5 13 (3.05%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.35%) E-Learning
6 10 (2.35%) Graphic Design
6 10 (2.35%) Video Editing
6 10 (2.35%) Blog
6 10 (2.35%) Social Media
7 9 (2.11%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.64%) PDA
8 7 (1.64%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.64%) User Experience
9 6 (1.41%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.17%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.94%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 170 (39.91%) Windows
2 71 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (15.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (10.33%) Windows XP
5 37 (8.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (6.81%) Windows 7
7 26 (6.10%) Linux
8 17 (3.99%) Windows Vista
9 12 (2.82%) UNIX
10 8 (1.88%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.41%) Solaris
12 3 (0.70%) AIX
12 3 (0.70%) Android
12 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.84%) ITIL
2 68 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (11.50%) Service Management
4 48 (11.27%) MVC
5 41 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (7.28%) OO
6 31 (7.28%) Project Management
7 25 (5.87%) OOD
8 24 (5.63%) Change Control
8 24 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 23 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (5.40%) CRM
9 23 (5.40%) ITSM
10 20 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 20 (4.69%) TDD
11 19 (4.46%) Waterfall
11 19 (4.46%) Line Management
12 16 (3.76%) Data Analysis
12 16 (3.76%) Time Management
12 16 (3.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 124 (29.11%) SQL
2 101 (23.71%) C#
3 52 (12.21%) JavaScript
4 39 (9.15%) T-SQL
5 24 (5.63%) Java
5 24 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.40%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.88%) VB
8 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.17%) PHP
9 5 (1.17%) C++
10 3 (0.70%) C
10 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.47%) Ruby
11 2 (0.47%) X++
12 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.39%) Degree
3 34 (7.98%) Security Cleared
4 32 (7.51%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.99%) MCSE
6 16 (3.76%) MCP
7 9 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.41%) CCNA
10 5 (1.17%) MCSA
11 4 (0.94%) CCNP
11 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.70%) MCTS
12 3 (0.70%) MCITP
12 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.47%) VTSP
13 2 (0.47%) CCDP
13 2 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.57%) SLA
2 17 (3.99%) QA
3 6 (1.41%) COBIT
4 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (24.88%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.99%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.76%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.58%) MetaFrame
6 9 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.11%) XenApp
7 7 (1.64%) UAG
8 5 (1.17%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.47%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.47%) Nmap
11 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.23%) vCloud
11 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (6.34%) SCCM
2 9 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.64%) SCOM
3 7 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.17%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.70%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.47%) SCSM
6 2 (0.47%) Nessus
6 2 (0.47%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.23%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 59 (13.85%) VMware
2 52 (12.21%) Oracle
3 40 (9.39%) Citrix
4 37 (8.69%) Cisco
5 35 (8.22%) HP
6 32 (7.51%) SAP
7 27 (6.34%) IBM
8 14 (3.29%) Apple
9 13 (3.05%) Dell
10 12 (2.82%) EPiServer
10 12 (2.82%) hybris
11 11 (2.58%) SonicWALL
11 11 (2.58%) Avaya
11 11 (2.58%) Symantec
11 11 (2.58%) Unisys
12 10 (2.35%) Google
13 9 (2.11%) F5
13 9 (2.11%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.11%) Lotus
14 8 (1.88%) NetApp
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Monthly Bonus, Pension Etc
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, On Call, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum - Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £470000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000 per annum + Commensurate on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
CatchFish.Net
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + plus Audi A3 & good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago