Period
to 13 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 13 November 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 116 164 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.94% 22.31% 15.60%
As % of the Vendors category 30.69% 53.95% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 113 126 98
Swindon median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +29.17% -21.05%
10th Percentile £21,800 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £54,750 £58,750 £44,125
Wiltshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% +20.97% -17.33%

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 Swindon.

All Vendors
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 378 304 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 45.43% 41.36% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 355 237 321
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £27,550 £23,200 £21,750
90th Percentile £74,000 £58,750 £54,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £44,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.55% +10.71% -10.26%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Swindon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Swindon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Swindon over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 52 (44.83%) Windows
2 44 (37.93%) C#
3 43 (37.07%) SQL Server
4 39 (33.62%) .NET
5 32 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
6 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
7 24 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 24 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 24 (20.69%) Finance
8 22 (18.97%) ITIL
9 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (16.38%) Windows 8
10 19 (16.38%) MVC
11 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
11 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET
11 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (14.66%) SQL
13 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
13 16 (13.79%) HTML
13 16 (13.79%) Visual Studio
13 16 (13.79%) Office 365
13 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (12.93%) Remedy
15 14 (12.07%) CSS
15 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (12.07%) SCCM
15 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (12.07%) REST

Microsoft
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 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.59%) Confluence
4 3 (2.59%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.59%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 32 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.59%) Acrobat
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.79%) Office 365
2 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.86%) Boomi
6 1 (0.86%) IaaS
6 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) Firewall
2 8 (6.90%) DHCP
2 8 (6.90%) DNS
3 7 (6.03%) Internet
3 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.17%) Wireless
5 5 (4.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (4.31%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (3.45%) Skype
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (1.72%) Intranet
7 2 (1.72%) IPsec
7 2 (1.72%) LAN
7 2 (1.72%) Network Security
7 2 (1.72%) OSPF
7 2 (1.72%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.72%) VPN
7 2 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (37.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Power BI
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.86%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.86%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.45%) MSI
4 3 (2.59%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Legal
2 10 (8.62%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.17%) Automotive
4 5 (4.31%) Retail
5 3 (2.59%) Advertising
6 2 (1.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Developer
2 19 (16.38%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Analyst
4 13 (11.21%) C# Developer
5 9 (7.76%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 9 (7.76%) Team Leader
5 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Administrator
6 8 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Applications Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# Application Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Help Desk Support Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) .NET
2 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET
4 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (13.79%) HTML
5 14 (12.07%) CSS
5 14 (12.07%) REST
6 11 (9.48%) LINQ
6 11 (9.48%) Web Services
7 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (6.90%) JSON
9 7 (6.03%) Ajax
9 7 (6.03%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (6.03%) WCF
10 6 (5.17%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.17%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.17%) jQuery
11 5 (4.31%) SOAP
12 4 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.31%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.45%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.72%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.86%) EPoS
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) Robotics
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.83%) Windows
2 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
3 24 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 19 (16.38%) Windows 8
5 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.90%) Linux
6 8 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.31%) CentOS
7 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) ITIL
2 19 (16.38%) MVC
3 16 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (11.21%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (10.34%) Web Development
6 11 (9.48%) Data Management
7 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.62%) CRM
7 10 (8.62%) Project Management
8 9 (7.76%) Break/Fix
8 9 (7.76%) OO
8 9 (7.76%) OOD
8 9 (7.76%) Service Management
9 8 (6.90%) ERP
9 8 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.31%) Application Packaging
11 5 (4.31%) System Testing
11 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.93%) C#
2 17 (14.66%) SQL
3 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.62%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.03%) VB
8 3 (2.59%) Java
9 2 (1.72%) C
9 2 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.62%) MCSE
4 8 (6.90%) MCP
5 6 (5.17%) CCNA
5 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.31%) CCA
6 5 (4.31%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.45%) Degree
7 4 (3.45%) MCDST
7 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.59%) CISM
8 3 (2.59%) CISSP
8 3 (2.59%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.72%) CCNP
10 1 (0.86%) ISEB
10 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.86%) MCSA
10 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) PMO
2 4 (3.45%) QA
3 3 (2.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (2.59%) GDPR
3 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.31%) XenApp
2 5 (4.31%) XenServer
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) HDFS
4 1 (0.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) SCCM
2 5 (4.31%) SCOM
3 4 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Remedy
2 7 (6.03%) McAfee
2 7 (6.03%) Symantec
3 6 (5.17%) Citrix
3 6 (5.17%) SolarWinds
3 6 (5.17%) VMware
4 5 (4.31%) Dell
4 5 (4.31%) Ivanti
4 5 (4.31%) Veeam
4 5 (4.31%) Wyse
5 4 (3.45%) Aruba
5 4 (3.45%) Brocade
5 4 (3.45%) EMC
5 4 (3.45%) Lotus
5 4 (3.45%) Sophos
6 3 (2.59%) Adobe
6 3 (2.59%) Google
7 2 (1.72%) CA
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco
7 2 (1.72%) Clearswift