Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 143 144 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.12% 17.37% 14.88%
As % of the Vendors category 44.83% 37.31% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 134 126 154
Swindon median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -4.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,625 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,205 £54,625
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -8.57%

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 319 386 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 40.43% 46.56% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 293 328 492
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £40,382 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.24% +0.96% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £25,775
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,247
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -1.28% +4.00%

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 44 (30.77%) SQL
2 43 (30.07%) Windows
3 35 (24.48%) C#
3 35 (24.48%) .NET
4 33 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 31 (21.68%) Advertising
6 23 (16.08%) MVC
6 23 (16.08%) Web Services
7 22 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
7 22 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 21 (14.69%) Entity Framework
9 20 (13.99%) Windows Server
10 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (11.19%) Active Directory
11 16 (11.19%) Visual Studio
11 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (9.79%) CRM
13 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (8.39%) Finance
14 12 (8.39%) Manufacturing
14 12 (8.39%) Linux
14 12 (8.39%) C
14 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (7.69%) Retail
15 11 (7.69%) Dynamics 365

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 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (4.20%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (4.90%) Office 365
4 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.10%) IaaS
5 3 (2.10%) PaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.40%) Boomi
7 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) Wireless
2 6 (4.20%) Firewall
3 4 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.80%) DHCP
3 4 (2.80%) DNS
3 4 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.80%) Network Security
4 3 (2.10%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.10%) IPsec
4 3 (2.10%) OSPF
4 3 (2.10%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (2.10%) VPN
4 3 (2.10%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.40%) Intranet
5 2 (1.40%) LAN
5 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.40%) WAN
5 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.50%) Data Lake
5 5 (3.50%) Power BI
6 4 (2.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.80%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.40%) OLAP
7 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.70%) GIS
8 1 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.40%) JIRA
3 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (21.68%) Advertising
2 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 12 (8.39%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Military
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (24.48%) Developer
2 22 (15.38%) Consultant
3 21 (14.69%) Analyst
4 18 (12.59%) Support Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 11 (7.69%) Architect
9 9 (6.29%) Desktop Support
9 9 (6.29%) IT Support
10 8 (5.59%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (5.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Consultant
11 7 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.90%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.48%) .NET
2 23 (16.08%) Web Services
3 22 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 21 (14.69%) Entity Framework
5 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (5.59%) LINQ
7 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
7 7 (4.90%) CSS
7 7 (4.90%) HTML
8 6 (4.20%) jQuery
9 5 (3.50%) SOAP
10 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.10%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.40%) MDX
12 2 (1.40%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (1.40%) REST
12 2 (1.40%) RESTful
12 2 (1.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.29%) EPoS
3 8 (5.59%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.80%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.10%) Cyberattack
5 3 (2.10%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.70%) Robotics
7 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.07%) Windows
2 20 (13.99%) Windows Server
3 12 (8.39%) Linux
4 10 (6.99%) Windows 7
4 10 (6.99%) Windows 8
5 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.50%) CentOS
6 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.08%) MVC
2 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (9.79%) CRM
4 10 (6.99%) Data Management
4 10 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (5.59%) Analytics
6 7 (4.90%) Data Analytics
7 6 (4.20%) ITIL
8 5 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (3.50%) Migration
8 5 (3.50%) Practice Management
8 5 (3.50%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.50%) Time Management
8 5 (3.50%) Web Development
9 4 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.80%) Project Management
9 4 (2.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.77%) SQL
2 35 (24.48%) C#
3 12 (8.39%) C
4 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.50%) C++
6 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.40%) VB
8 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.70%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) VBA
9 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.10%) CCNA
4 3 (2.10%) CCNP
4 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.70%) Degree
5 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) PMO
2 3 (2.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.80%) HDFS
4 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.70%) KVM
6 1 (0.70%) XenApp
6 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) SCCM
2 4 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.80%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (6.99%) Capita
1 10 (6.99%) VMware
2 7 (4.90%) Remedy
2 7 (4.90%) SolarWinds
3 6 (4.20%) Cisco
3 6 (4.20%) Dell
4 5 (3.50%) EMC
4 5 (3.50%) Sophos
4 5 (3.50%) Veeam
5 4 (2.80%) Aruba
5 4 (2.80%) Brocade
5 4 (2.80%) McAfee
6 3 (2.10%) Clearswift
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle
7 2 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.70%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.70%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau