Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 142 172 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 17.13% 19.22% 18.77%
As % of the Vendors category 44.10% 40.00% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 142 159 140
Guildford median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.75% -
10th Percentile £19,400 £19,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £57,375 £67,500 £61,250
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 322 430 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 38.84% 48.04% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 259 368 277
Guildford median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% -12.64% +2.35%
10th Percentile £23,600 £22,500 £22,720
90th Percentile £58,000 £67,500 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Guildford

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 83 (58.45%) Windows
2 65 (45.77%) Active Directory
2 65 (45.77%) Office 365
3 39 (27.46%) Windows 7
4 37 (26.06%) SQL
5 36 (25.35%) Microsoft Office
6 34 (23.94%) ITIL
6 34 (23.94%) Windows 10
7 33 (23.24%) C#
8 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
9 29 (20.42%) ITSM
9 29 (20.42%) Windows Server
10 27 (19.01%) .NET
10 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (16.20%) Firewall
13 23 (16.20%) Linux
14 22 (15.49%) Degree
14 22 (15.49%) Hyper-V
15 21 (14.79%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (14.79%) VMware
16 20 (14.08%) MVC
16 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
16 20 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (13.38%) VoIP
17 19 (13.38%) HTML
17 19 (13.38%) VLAN
18 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008

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 (10.56%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.34%) IIS
4 7 (4.93%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.23%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.52%) Confluence
6 5 (3.52%) JBoss
7 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (25.35%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 65 (45.77%) Office 365
2 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.63%) SaaS
5 5 (3.52%) GitHub
5 5 (3.52%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.41%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.70%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.20%) Firewall
2 21 (14.79%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (13.38%) VLAN
3 19 (13.38%) VoIP
4 16 (11.27%) LAN
5 15 (10.56%) WAN
6 14 (9.86%) DHCP
6 14 (9.86%) Wireless
7 13 (9.15%) TCP/IP
7 13 (9.15%) VPN
8 11 (7.75%) Intranet
8 11 (7.75%) Network Security
8 11 (7.75%) SAN
9 10 (7.04%) MPLS
9 10 (7.04%) WLAN
10 9 (6.34%) DNS
11 7 (4.93%) Skype
12 5 (3.52%) IPsec
12 5 (3.52%) NAS
12 5 (3.52%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) Power BI
3 5 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.52%) MySQL
3 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.41%) Adabas
4 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.70%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) JIRA
2 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (3.52%) Arquillian
3 5 (3.52%) JUnit
3 5 (3.52%) Maven
3 5 (3.52%) Mockito
4 2 (1.41%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.41%) Xcode
5 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 14 (9.86%) Advertising
2 13 (9.15%) Finance
3 11 (7.75%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.82%) Electronics
5 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Billing
6 2 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (38.73%) Analyst
2 31 (21.83%) Developer
3 26 (18.31%) Support Analyst
4 23 (16.20%) IT Support
5 17 (11.97%) IT Analyst
6 16 (11.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (11.27%) Service Analyst
6 16 (11.27%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (10.56%) IT Support Analyst
8 13 (9.15%) Support Engineer
9 12 (8.45%) .NET Developer
10 11 (7.75%) IT Engineer
10 11 (7.75%) IT Technician
10 11 (7.75%) Technical Support
11 10 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (7.04%) Help Desk Support
11 10 (7.04%) Software Developer
12 9 (6.34%) Support Technician
12 9 (6.34%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (6.34%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.01%) .NET
2 19 (13.38%) HTML
3 13 (9.15%) Web Services
4 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (6.34%) REST
6 8 (5.63%) CSS
6 8 (5.63%) XML
7 7 (4.93%) HTML5
8 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.52%) CSS3
8 5 (3.52%) GWT
8 5 (3.52%) LDAP
8 5 (3.52%) MAPI
8 5 (3.52%) SOAP
8 5 (3.52%) Spring
8 5 (3.52%) WCF
8 5 (3.52%) XSD
8 5 (3.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.04%) CMDB
3 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.93%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.52%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (3.52%) Replication
6 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.52%) YubiKey
7 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.11%) iPhone
8 3 (2.11%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (2.11%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.41%) User Experience
10 1 (0.70%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.70%) Equities
10 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 83 (58.45%) Windows
2 39 (27.46%) Windows 7
3 34 (23.94%) Windows 10
4 29 (20.42%) Windows Server
5 23 (16.20%) Linux
6 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.86%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.34%) Android
9 8 (5.63%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.52%) VMS
11 2 (1.41%) HPUX
11 2 (1.41%) Unix
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.94%) ITIL
2 29 (20.42%) ITSM
3 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (14.08%) MVC
6 16 (11.27%) High Availability
7 15 (10.56%) Service Management
8 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.04%) Change Control
8 10 (7.04%) Computer Science
8 10 (7.04%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.04%) ITIL V3
8 10 (7.04%) Load Balancing
8 10 (7.04%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (7.04%) Supplier Management
9 8 (5.63%) Project Management
9 8 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.93%) Decision-Making
10 7 (4.93%) SDLC
10 7 (4.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.06%) SQL
2 33 (23.24%) C#
3 15 (10.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.04%) Java
5 7 (4.93%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.52%) Java 8
6 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.52%) R
7 4 (2.82%) PHP
7 4 (2.82%) Python
8 3 (2.11%) C
8 3 (2.11%) C++
9 2 (1.41%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.70%) U-SQL
10 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.49%) Degree
3 16 (11.27%) A+ Certification
4 14 (9.86%) MCSE
5 11 (7.75%) CCNA
5 11 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.75%) MCP
6 10 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (7.04%) LPIC
6 10 (7.04%) MCSA
7 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) ACCA
8 1 (0.70%) CIMA
8 1 (0.70%) HNC
8 1 (0.70%) HND
8 1 (0.70%) MCITP
8 1 (0.70%) MOS
8 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) SLA
2 7 (4.93%) QA
System Software
1 65 (45.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.49%) Hyper-V
3 20 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.52%) KVM
5 3 (2.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.70%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (3.52%) SCCM
2 5 (3.52%) WSUS
3 3 (2.11%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (14.79%) VMware
2 12 (8.45%) Citrix
3 9 (6.34%) SAP
4 8 (5.63%) Cisco
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle
5 6 (4.23%) Tableau
6 5 (3.52%) Computacenter
6 5 (3.52%) Juniper
6 5 (3.52%) NETGEAR
6 5 (3.52%) Sophos
6 5 (3.52%) Telerik
6 5 (3.52%) Vyatta
7 3 (2.11%) Apple
7 3 (2.11%) CA
8 2 (1.41%) Intel
8 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.70%) HP
9 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.70%) Symantec