Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 142 176 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 17.25% 21.81% 15.28%
As % of the Vendors category 40.80% 50.57% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 139 117
Swindon median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20,300 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,082 £55,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%

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 348 348 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 42.28% 43.12% 51.46%
Number of salaries quoted 327 281 378
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +1.28% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,015 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £55,375
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -2.68%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 53 (37.32%) Windows
2 52 (36.62%) C#
3 48 (33.80%) .NET
4 45 (31.69%) SQL Server
5 31 (21.83%) MVC
6 30 (21.13%) SQL
6 30 (21.13%) Windows Server
7 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
7 25 (17.61%) Web Services
8 24 (16.90%) Finance
9 23 (16.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 21 (14.79%) .NET Framework
10 21 (14.79%) Visual Studio
11 20 (14.08%) Active Directory
11 20 (14.08%) Entity Framework
12 19 (13.38%) ITIL
13 18 (12.68%) Advertising
14 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET
14 17 (11.97%) Windows 7
15 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
16 15 (10.56%) HTML
16 15 (10.56%) CSS
16 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (10.56%) Windows 8
17 14 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
17 14 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (9.86%) LINQ
17 14 (9.86%) Data Management

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 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.11%) Confluence
5 3 (2.11%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.41%) CMS
6 2 (1.41%) IIS
6 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.70%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.11%) Acrobat
4 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.15%) Office 365
3 6 (4.23%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.82%) IaaS
5 4 (2.82%) PaaS
6 3 (2.11%) Boomi
6 3 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.70%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) Firewall
2 9 (6.34%) DHCP
2 9 (6.34%) DNS
3 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.93%) Wireless
4 6 (4.23%) Internet
4 6 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (2.11%) IPsec
6 3 (2.11%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.11%) Network Security
6 3 (2.11%) OSPF
6 3 (2.11%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (2.11%) VPN
6 3 (2.11%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.41%) Intranet
7 2 (1.41%) LAN
7 2 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.41%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.41%) OLAP
5 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.70%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.11%) JIRA
3 3 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 24 (16.90%) Finance
2 18 (12.68%) Advertising
3 9 (6.34%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.34%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Legal
5 5 (3.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 2 (1.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (33.80%) Developer
2 22 (15.49%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.68%) Analyst
3 18 (12.68%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.45%) Consultant
4 12 (8.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (7.75%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Administrator
7 8 (5.63%) Architect
8 7 (4.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Applications Developer
8 7 (4.93%) C# Application Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.93%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (33.80%) .NET
2 25 (17.61%) Web Services
3 23 (16.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 21 (14.79%) .NET Framework
5 20 (14.08%) Entity Framework
6 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (10.56%) CSS
7 15 (10.56%) HTML
8 14 (9.86%) LINQ
9 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (6.34%) REST
10 7 (4.93%) Ajax
10 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (4.93%) jQuery
11 6 (4.23%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.23%) SOAP
12 4 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.11%) EDI
14 2 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.63%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.52%) EPoS
5 4 (2.82%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.11%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.11%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.11%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.70%) Robotics
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.32%) Windows
2 30 (21.13%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.97%) Windows 7
4 15 (10.56%) Windows 8
5 14 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.75%) Linux
7 6 (4.23%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.52%) CentOS
9 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.83%) MVC
2 19 (13.38%) ITIL
3 14 (9.86%) Data Management
4 11 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (7.04%) OO
5 10 (7.04%) Project Management
6 9 (6.34%) CRM
6 9 (6.34%) OOD
6 9 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (6.34%) Service Management
7 8 (5.63%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (5.63%) ERP
8 7 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (3.52%) Analytics
10 5 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.52%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.52%) Information Security
10 5 (3.52%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.62%) C#
2 30 (21.13%) SQL
3 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.34%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
5 8 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.23%) C
7 5 (3.52%) VB
8 4 (2.82%) C++
9 3 (2.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.23%) CCNA
3 6 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.52%) MCSE
5 4 (2.82%) MCP
5 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.11%) CCA
6 3 (2.11%) CCNP
6 3 (2.11%) CISM
6 3 (2.11%) CISSP
6 3 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.41%) Degree
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.70%) MCDST
8 1 (0.70%) MCSA
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.82%) PMO
4 3 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (2.11%) GDPR
4 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 20 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.11%) XenApp
3 3 (2.11%) XenServer
4 1 (0.70%) HDFS
4 1 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) SCCM
2 4 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.82%) SCOM
2 4 (2.82%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Remedy
2 7 (4.93%) Dell
2 7 (4.93%) McAfee
2 7 (4.93%) SolarWinds
2 7 (4.93%) VMware
3 5 (3.52%) Veeam
4 4 (2.82%) Aruba
4 4 (2.82%) Brocade
4 4 (2.82%) Citrix
4 4 (2.82%) EMC
4 4 (2.82%) Lotus
4 4 (2.82%) Sophos
4 4 (2.82%) Symantec
5 3 (2.11%) Adobe
5 3 (2.11%) Cisco
5 3 (2.11%) Clearswift
5 3 (2.11%) Google
5 3 (2.11%) Ivanti
5 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.11%) Wyse