Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 100 134 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 12.11% 20.81% 15.22%
As % of the Vendors category 27.25% 51.74% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 99 108 95
Swindon median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +21.21% -13.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,600 £18,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,825 £46,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +23.08% -14.47%

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 367 259 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 44.43% 40.22% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 342 214 286
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £57,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.85%

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swindon

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 40 (40.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) C#
3 34 (34.00%) .NET
4 33 (33.00%) ITIL
5 31 (31.00%) Finance
6 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 29 (29.00%) Microsoft Office
8 28 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (24.00%) Windows Server
10 21 (21.00%) Office 365
11 20 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 19 (19.00%) ASP.NET
12 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
13 18 (18.00%) REST
13 18 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (15.00%) SQL
15 15 (15.00%) Firewall
15 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
15 15 (15.00%) Windows 8
16 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (13.00%) Service Management
17 13 (13.00%) MVC
17 13 (13.00%) JSON
18 12 (12.00%) Fat Client
18 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
18 12 (12.00%) Thin Client

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 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.00%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (21.00%) Office 365
3 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (11.00%) SaaS
5 8 (8.00%) IaaS
6 4 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.00%) Azure Functions
7 2 (2.00%) Serverless
8 1 (1.00%) Boomi
8 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) Firewall
2 7 (7.00%) DHCP
2 7 (7.00%) DNS
2 7 (7.00%) Internet
2 7 (7.00%) MPLS
2 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.00%) VLAN
3 5 (5.00%) LAN
3 5 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (4.00%) Skype
4 4 (4.00%) WLAN
5 3 (3.00%) SAN
5 3 (3.00%) VoIP
5 3 (3.00%) Wireless
6 2 (2.00%) DSL
6 2 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) OSPF
7 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.00%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.00%) Power BI
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.00%) MSI
2 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.00%) Legal
4 5 (5.00%) Automotive
5 3 (3.00%) Electronics
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.00%) Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Billing
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (33.00%) Developer
2 14 (14.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Administrator
4 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (9.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 9 (9.00%) Team Leader
5 9 (9.00%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Applications Developer
6 7 (7.00%) C# Application Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.00%) .NET
2 19 (19.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.00%) REST
4 13 (13.00%) JSON
5 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (11.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (11.00%) HTML
6 11 (11.00%) WCF
7 9 (9.00%) CSS
8 7 (7.00%) Ajax
8 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (5.00%) Web Services
10 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.00%) jQuery
10 4 (4.00%) SOAP
11 3 (3.00%) EDI
11 3 (3.00%) LINQ
12 2 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Fat Client
1 12 (12.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.00%) Clustering
5 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.00%) User Experience
9 1 (1.00%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.00%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.00%) Replication
9 1 (1.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) Windows
2 24 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) ITIL
2 18 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.00%) MVC
4 13 (13.00%) Service Management
5 11 (11.00%) CRM
5 11 (11.00%) Project Management
5 11 (11.00%) Web Development
6 9 (9.00%) Break/Fix
6 9 (9.00%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (8.00%) ERP
7 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.00%) OO
8 7 (7.00%) OOD
8 7 (7.00%) Presales
9 6 (6.00%) Microservices
9 6 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (6.00%) TDD
10 5 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) C#
2 15 (15.00%) SQL
3 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.00%) VB
8 3 (3.00%) Java
9 1 (1.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.00%) MCSE
4 10 (10.00%) CCNA
4 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.00%) MCP
5 9 (9.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.00%) CCA
6 5 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.00%) Degree
6 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.00%) MCDST
8 3 (3.00%) CISM
8 3 (3.00%) CISSP
8 3 (3.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) ISEB
9 2 (2.00%) MCSA
10 1 (1.00%) CCNP
10 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 3 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (3.00%) GDPR
4 2 (2.00%) PMO
5 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.00%) XenApp
3 5 (5.00%) XenServer
4 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) SCOM
3 4 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.00%) WSUS
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 10 (10.00%) Cisco
2 9 (9.00%) Remedy
3 8 (8.00%) McAfee
4 7 (7.00%) Symantec
4 7 (7.00%) Veeam
5 6 (6.00%) Citrix
5 6 (6.00%) Google
6 5 (5.00%) Ivanti
6 5 (5.00%) Wyse
7 4 (4.00%) VMware
8 3 (3.00%) Adobe
8 3 (3.00%) Lotus
8 3 (3.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.00%) CA
9 2 (2.00%) HP
9 2 (2.00%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.00%) Sophos
10 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.00%) Tableau