Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 13 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 126 122 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 15.11% 16.44% 25.22%
As % of the Vendors category 40.13% 35.57% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 120 119 220
Guildford median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -29.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,250 £24,800
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £61,250
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 314 343 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 37.65% 46.23% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 254 301 435
Guildford median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,975 £23,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £57,500 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (32.54%) C#
2 37 (29.37%) .NET
3 36 (28.57%) Windows
4 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 35 (27.78%) Advertising
5 34 (26.98%) SharePoint
5 34 (26.98%) Office 365
6 28 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 28 (22.22%) MVC
6 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET
7 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
8 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (15.87%) HTML
8 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (15.87%) Intranet
8 20 (15.87%) Degree
9 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
9 19 (15.08%) SQL
10 17 (13.49%) Windows 10
11 16 (12.70%) Wireframes
11 16 (12.70%) VMware
12 15 (11.90%) Windows Server
13 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
13 14 (11.11%) Windows 8
13 14 (11.11%) User Stories
13 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (11.11%) TDD
13 14 (11.11%) WCF

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 34 (26.98%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.97%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.97%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.59%) IIS
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.79%) Apache
9 1 (0.79%) CMS
9 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.79%) InDesign
6 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) assyst
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.98%) Office 365
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.97%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (2.38%) SaaS
6 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) Intranet
2 14 (11.11%) Firewall
3 10 (7.94%) VPN
4 8 (6.35%) VLAN
5 6 (4.76%) DNS
5 6 (4.76%) LAN
5 6 (4.76%) NAS
5 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.76%) WAN
6 5 (3.97%) IPsec
6 5 (3.97%) PBX
6 5 (3.97%) Skype
6 5 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.97%) Wireless
7 4 (3.17%) SAN
8 3 (2.38%) DHCP
8 3 (2.38%) WebEx
9 2 (1.59%) Internet
9 2 (1.59%) Network Security
9 2 (1.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (7.94%) Power BI
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.97%) MySQL
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.17%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.17%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.59%) Android Studio
3 2 (1.59%) JIRA
3 2 (1.59%) Xcode
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (27.78%) Advertising
2 11 (8.73%) Marketing
3 9 (7.14%) Finance
4 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.17%) Law
6 3 (2.38%) Electronics
6 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.59%) Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (28.57%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) .NET Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Analyst
3 23 (18.25%) Consultant
4 11 (8.73%) Graduate
5 10 (7.94%) IT Support
5 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) IT Technician
7 8 (6.35%) Junior
8 7 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Help Desk Technician
8 7 (5.56%) IT Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Support Technician
10 5 (3.97%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.37%) .NET
2 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET
2 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (15.87%) HTML
4 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (11.11%) WCF
5 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 13 (10.32%) Node.js
5 13 (10.32%) RESTful
6 12 (9.52%) CSS
7 8 (6.35%) HTML5
8 7 (5.56%) CSS3
9 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.76%) Entity Framework
10 5 (3.97%) LDAP
10 5 (3.97%) MAPI
11 3 (2.38%) Ajax
11 3 (2.38%) Web Services
11 3 (2.38%) XML
12 2 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.97%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (3.97%) Replication
4 5 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.97%) YubiKey
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.38%) iPhone
6 3 (2.38%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.38%) User Experience
6 3 (2.38%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.59%) BYOD
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) CMDB
7 2 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.57%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 17 (13.49%) Windows 10
4 15 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 14 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 11 (8.73%) Android
6 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
7 10 (7.94%) Linux
8 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (22.22%) MVC
2 16 (12.70%) Wireframes
3 14 (11.11%) TDD
3 14 (11.11%) User Stories
4 13 (10.32%) BDD
4 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.32%) OO
4 13 (10.32%) Web Application Development
5 9 (7.14%) Presales
6 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.56%) Web Development
7 6 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (4.76%) ETL
7 6 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (4.76%) Project Management
7 6 (4.76%) SDLC
7 6 (4.76%) System Testing
8 5 (3.97%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) C#
2 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.08%) SQL
3 13 (10.32%) Ruby
4 5 (3.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (3.97%) PHP
4 5 (3.97%) R
4 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.17%) C
5 4 (3.17%) Java
6 3 (2.38%) C++
6 3 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (1.59%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) U-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (15.87%) Degree
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.11%) MCSE
3 6 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.17%) MCP
5 2 (1.59%) CCNA
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.59%) LPIC
5 2 (1.59%) MCSA
5 2 (1.59%) MOS
6 1 (0.79%) ACCA
6 1 (0.79%) CIMA
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.97%) KVM
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (1.59%) DameWare
3 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (12.70%) VMware
2 9 (7.14%) Cisco
3 6 (4.76%) Tableau
4 5 (3.97%) Juniper
4 5 (3.97%) NETGEAR
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle
4 5 (3.97%) SAP
4 5 (3.97%) Sophos
4 5 (3.97%) Vyatta
5 4 (3.17%) Apple
6 3 (2.38%) Brocade
6 3 (2.38%) Citrix
6 3 (2.38%) Dell
6 3 (2.38%) EMC
6 3 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (1.59%) iManage
7 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.59%) Sony
8 1 (0.79%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds