Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 136 120 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 16.09% 15.77% 21.37%
As % of the Vendors category 43.73% 33.33% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 135 116 161
Guildford median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £67,500 £62,500
Surrey median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +8.43%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Guildford.

All Vendors
Guildford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 311 360 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 36.80% 47.31% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 248 312 337
Guildford median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Guildford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Guildford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Guildford over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 69 (50.74%) Windows
2 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
3 54 (39.71%) Office 365
4 40 (29.41%) C#
5 39 (28.68%) SQL Server
6 35 (25.74%) .NET
6 35 (25.74%) Microsoft Office
7 33 (24.26%) SQL
8 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (22.06%) Windows 7
9 28 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (20.59%) MVC
10 25 (18.38%) Windows Server
11 24 (17.65%) Hyper-V
11 24 (17.65%) Windows 10
11 24 (17.65%) Degree
12 23 (16.91%) VMware
12 23 (16.91%) Advertising
13 22 (16.18%) Firewall
13 22 (16.18%) HTML
13 22 (16.18%) Linux
13 22 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (15.44%) ITIL
14 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (13.97%) VLAN
16 18 (13.24%) Windows 8
17 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
18 16 (11.76%) ITSM
18 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.03%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (9.56%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.35%) IIS
4 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.68%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.94%) Confluence
6 4 (2.94%) JBoss
6 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (25.74%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.74%) InDesign
5 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (39.71%) Office 365
2 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.88%) SaaS
5 5 (3.68%) GitHub
5 5 (3.68%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) Firewall
2 19 (13.97%) VLAN
3 14 (10.29%) DHCP
3 14 (10.29%) LAN
3 14 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.29%) WAN
3 14 (10.29%) Wireless
4 13 (9.56%) VPN
5 12 (8.82%) SAN
6 11 (8.09%) Network Security
6 11 (8.09%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (7.35%) MPLS
7 10 (7.35%) WLAN
8 9 (6.62%) DNS
8 9 (6.62%) Intranet
9 6 (4.41%) NAS
9 6 (4.41%) VoIP
10 5 (3.68%) IPsec
10 5 (3.68%) PBX
10 5 (3.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (4.41%) Power BI
4 5 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.68%) MySQL
4 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.74%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.41%) JIRA
3 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.94%) Arquillian
4 4 (2.94%) JUnit
4 4 (2.94%) Maven
4 4 (2.94%) Mockito
4 4 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.47%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.47%) Xcode
6 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (16.91%) Advertising
2 13 (9.56%) Marketing
3 12 (8.82%) Finance
4 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.94%) Electronics
5 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.47%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (29.41%) Analyst
2 38 (27.94%) Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Support Analyst
4 20 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 17 (12.50%) IT Support
6 13 (9.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (9.56%) IT Technician
7 12 (8.82%) Help Desk Technician
7 12 (8.82%) IT Analyst
7 12 (8.82%) IT Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) Software Developer
8 11 (8.09%) Support Engineer
9 10 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (7.35%) Help Desk Support
9 10 (7.35%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (7.35%) Technical Support
10 9 (6.62%) Graduate
10 9 (6.62%) Junior
10 9 (6.62%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (6.62%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.74%) .NET
2 22 (16.18%) HTML
3 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.82%) WCF
4 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (8.09%) RESTful
4 11 (8.09%) Web Services
5 10 (7.35%) CSS
5 10 (7.35%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (6.62%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.62%) REST
6 9 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (5.88%) HTML5
7 8 (5.88%) XML
8 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (5.15%) CSS3
8 7 (5.15%) Node.js
9 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.35%) CMDB
4 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.68%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.68%) Replication
6 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.68%) YubiKey
7 4 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.21%) iPhone
8 3 (2.21%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (2.21%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.47%) iPad
9 2 (1.47%) User Experience
10 1 (0.74%) Equities
10 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (50.74%) Windows
2 30 (22.06%) Windows 7
3 25 (18.38%) Windows Server
4 24 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 22 (16.18%) Linux
6 18 (13.24%) Windows 8
7 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (8.09%) Android
9 10 (7.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.59%) MVC
3 21 (15.44%) ITIL
4 16 (11.76%) ITSM
5 13 (9.56%) Service Management
6 12 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (8.82%) TDD
7 10 (7.35%) Change Control
7 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.35%) ITIL V3
7 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management
8 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.15%) BDD
9 7 (5.15%) OO
9 7 (5.15%) Project Management
9 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.15%) Web Application Development
10 6 (4.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.41%) C#
2 33 (24.26%) SQL
3 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.62%) Java
5 7 (5.15%) Ruby
5 7 (5.15%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.68%) PHP
6 5 (3.68%) Python
6 5 (3.68%) R
7 4 (2.94%) Java 8
8 3 (2.21%) C
8 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.47%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.47%) C++
9 2 (1.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.74%) U-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (17.65%) Degree
3 15 (11.03%) MCSE
4 11 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (8.09%) MCP
5 10 (7.35%) CCNA
5 10 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.35%) LPIC
5 10 (7.35%) MCSA
6 6 (4.41%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.47%) MOS
7 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) ACCA
8 1 (0.74%) CIMA
8 1 (0.74%) HNC
8 1 (0.74%) HND
8 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) QA
System Software
1 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 22 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.68%) KVM
5 3 (2.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.94%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) WSUS
3 3 (2.21%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) VMware
2 11 (8.09%) Citrix
3 8 (5.88%) SAP
4 6 (4.41%) Cisco
4 6 (4.41%) Tableau
5 5 (3.68%) Juniper
5 5 (3.68%) NETGEAR
5 5 (3.68%) Sophos
5 5 (3.68%) Telerik
5 5 (3.68%) Vyatta
6 4 (2.94%) Apple
6 4 (2.94%) CA
6 4 (2.94%) Computacenter
7 3 (2.21%) Oracle
8 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.74%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe
9 1 (0.74%) HP
9 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.74%) Sony