The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 52 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.67% 1.92% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 6.99% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 15
Median salary £32,500 £28,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.03% -24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 91 143 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 21.77% 27.50% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75 126 107
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 May 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) Lotus
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Business Development
6 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (15.38%) Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) Advertising

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) CTI
3 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Business Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Lotus
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) jetNEXUS
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam