Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 143 167 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 15.51% 19.58% 22.99%
As % of the Vendors category 44.27% 44.53% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 140 149 143
Guildford median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £57,500
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%

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 323 375 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 35.03% 43.96% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 263 304 258
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -16.31%
10th Percentile £19,250 £23,975 £19,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 108 (75.52%) Windows
2 71 (49.65%) Active Directory
3 55 (38.46%) Office 365
4 48 (33.57%) Microsoft Office
5 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (27.97%) MCSE
7 39 (27.27%) Windows 10
8 37 (25.87%) Windows 7
9 36 (25.17%) Windows Server
10 33 (23.08%) SQL
10 33 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 29 (20.28%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (19.58%) Firewall
13 27 (18.88%) C#
13 27 (18.88%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (16.78%) ITIL
15 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (16.08%) DNS
16 23 (16.08%) PowerShell
17 21 (14.69%) Cisco
18 19 (13.29%) DHCP
18 19 (13.29%) Windows 8
19 18 (12.59%) Citrix
19 18 (12.59%) Degree
20 17 (11.89%) Software Testing
20 17 (11.89%) Scrum
20 17 (11.89%) VMware
21 16 (11.19%) QA
21 16 (11.19%) LAN

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 12 (8.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.10%) IIS
5 2 (1.40%) Confluence
5 2 (1.40%) JBoss
5 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (33.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.40%) Maple
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (38.46%) Office 365
2 29 (20.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.70%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.58%) Firewall
2 23 (16.08%) DNS
3 19 (13.29%) DHCP
4 16 (11.19%) LAN
4 16 (11.19%) VPN
5 15 (10.49%) SAN
5 15 (10.49%) WAN
5 15 (10.49%) Wireless
6 14 (9.79%) VLAN
7 13 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 12 (8.39%) VoIP
9 8 (5.59%) MPLS
9 8 (5.59%) Network Security
9 8 (5.59%) SNMP
10 7 (4.90%) Internet
10 7 (4.90%) Intranet
11 4 (2.80%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.80%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.10%) BGP
12 3 (2.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.90%) Adabas
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.10%) MySQL
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Git (software)
1 12 (8.39%) Subversion
2 8 (5.59%) Fiddler
2 8 (5.59%) Selenium
2 8 (5.59%) SpecFlow
3 7 (4.90%) JIRA
4 4 (2.80%) NUnit
5 2 (1.40%) Arquillian
5 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.40%) JUnit
5 2 (1.40%) Maven
5 2 (1.40%) Mockito
5 2 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.40%) Toad
6 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (4.20%) Billing
2 4 (2.80%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.40%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (31.47%) Analyst
2 43 (30.07%) IT Support
3 35 (24.48%) Support Analyst
4 29 (20.28%) IT Analyst
4 29 (20.28%) IT Support Analyst
5 24 (16.78%) Support Engineer
6 18 (12.59%) Developer
7 16 (11.19%) Administrator
7 16 (11.19%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (9.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (8.39%) IT Engineer
9 12 (8.39%) Technical Support
10 11 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (7.69%) Junior
11 10 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (6.99%) Help Desk Support
12 9 (6.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
12 9 (6.29%) IT Support Technician
12 9 (6.29%) IT Technician
12 9 (6.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) .NET
2 8 (5.59%) Web Services
3 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.20%) RESTful
4 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.50%) jQuery
4 5 (3.50%) React
5 4 (2.80%) .NET Core
5 4 (2.80%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.80%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.80%) HTML
5 4 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (2.80%) NHibernate
5 4 (2.80%) Spring
5 4 (2.80%) STL
6 3 (2.10%) Angular 2
6 3 (2.10%) CSS
6 3 (2.10%) REST
6 3 (2.10%) WebSockets
6 3 (2.10%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.59%) CMDB
3 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.50%) Fintech
6 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.80%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.80%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.10%) Clustering
7 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.70%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.70%) NHS
9 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 108 (75.52%) Windows
2 39 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 37 (25.87%) Windows 7
4 36 (25.17%) Windows Server
5 25 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (13.29%) Windows 8
7 16 (11.19%) Linux
8 15 (10.49%) Mac OS X
9 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.90%) HPUX
10 7 (4.90%) Unix
11 6 (4.20%) Android
11 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
11 6 (4.20%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.80%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.70%) CentOS
15 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.88%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.78%) ITIL
3 17 (11.89%) Scrum
3 17 (11.89%) Software Testing
4 15 (10.49%) Test Automation
5 14 (9.79%) TDD
6 13 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (9.09%) ITSM
7 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 10 (6.99%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (6.29%) Load Balancing
9 9 (6.29%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.59%) API Testing
10 8 (5.59%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.59%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (5.59%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.59%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.08%) SQL
2 27 (18.88%) C#
3 23 (16.08%) PowerShell
4 14 (9.79%) C++
5 13 (9.09%) Java
6 8 (5.59%) Python
7 7 (4.90%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.50%) C
9 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.40%) Java 8
10 2 (1.40%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.40%) R
10 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.40%) VB
10 2 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (27.97%) MCSE
3 18 (12.59%) Degree
4 11 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (7.69%) MCSA
4 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (4.20%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (3.50%) CCNA
7 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.80%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.80%) MCP
9 3 (2.10%) CCNP
9 3 (2.10%) ISEB
10 2 (1.40%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.70%) CISMP
11 1 (0.70%) CISSP
11 1 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) QA
2 9 (6.29%) SLA
3 3 (2.10%) GDPR
4 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (49.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.79%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.80%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.70%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.80%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.40%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) Nessus
4 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) SCSM
4 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (14.69%) Cisco
2 18 (12.59%) Citrix
3 17 (11.89%) VMware
4 11 (7.69%) Oracle
5 7 (4.90%) Intel
6 6 (4.20%) HP
7 4 (2.80%) Dell
7 4 (2.80%) Novell
7 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.10%) Avaya
8 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.10%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.10%) Ubiquiti
9 1 (0.70%) CommVault
9 1 (0.70%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.70%) Perforce
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.70%) SAP
9 1 (0.70%) Sophos
9 1 (0.70%) Symantec