Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 169 138 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 22.06% 15.51% 21.14%
As % of the Vendors category 52.16% 30.20% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 131 115 236
Swindon median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -21.05% -2.12%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,300 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,750 £51,763
Wiltshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% -2.70%

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 324 457 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 42.30% 51.35% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 258 359 496
Swindon median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,000 £36,136 £38,648
% change year-on-year +5.16% -6.50% +3.06%

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 72 (42.60%) Windows
2 61 (36.09%) SQL
3 58 (34.32%) SQL Server
4 46 (27.22%) .NET
5 41 (24.26%) C#
6 40 (23.67%) Active Directory
7 38 (22.49%) Windows Server
8 31 (18.34%) Microsoft Excel
9 30 (17.75%) IIS
10 28 (16.57%) Finance
11 26 (15.38%) Web Services
12 25 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
12 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2014
13 24 (14.20%) Office 365
13 24 (14.20%) ITIL
14 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (13.02%) Windows 10
16 19 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (11.24%) Windows 7
16 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
16 19 (11.24%) Degree
17 18 (10.65%) VMware
18 17 (10.06%) VBA
18 17 (10.06%) Java
18 17 (10.06%) HP
18 17 (10.06%) LAN
18 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (9.47%) PowerShell
19 16 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure

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 30 (17.75%) IIS
2 11 (6.51%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.78%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.59%) DNN
Applications
1 31 (18.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (14.79%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.78%) SPSS
5 3 (1.78%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Endur
2 4 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.20%) Office 365
2 16 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.14%) SaaS
5 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.18%) GitHub
5 2 (1.18%) Google Play
6 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.06%) LAN
2 16 (9.47%) WAN
3 9 (5.33%) Firewall
3 9 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (4.14%) SAN
4 7 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.55%) DNS
5 6 (3.55%) VPN
5 6 (3.55%) WLAN
6 5 (2.96%) Wireless
6 5 (2.96%) Wireless Security
7 4 (2.37%) DHCP
8 3 (1.78%) Intranet
9 1 (0.59%) H.323
9 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.59%) NAS
9 1 (0.59%) Network Security
9 1 (0.59%) Skype
9 1 (0.59%) Softphone
9 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.32%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (5.92%) MySQL
3 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.78%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.78%) MS Access
9 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.18%) Power BI
9 2 (1.18%) QlikView
9 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.37%) Selenium
3 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.78%) JIRA
3 3 (1.78%) RStudio
3 3 (1.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (16.57%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Retail
3 14 (8.28%) Front Office
4 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.55%) Military
7 3 (1.78%) Advertising
8 2 (1.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (39.64%) Analyst
2 33 (19.53%) Support Engineer
3 28 (16.57%) Support Analyst
4 26 (15.38%) Developer
5 19 (11.24%) Applications Support
6 18 (10.65%) Applications Support Analyst
7 17 (10.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (8.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 14 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (7.10%) .NET Developer
9 12 (7.10%) IT Support
9 12 (7.10%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (6.51%) Consultant
10 11 (6.51%) Desktop Support
11 10 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.92%) Analyst Programmer
11 10 (5.92%) Programmer
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Applications Support
12 9 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.22%) .NET
2 26 (15.38%) Web Services
3 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
4 15 (8.88%) EDI
4 15 (8.88%) HTML
5 14 (8.28%) .NET Framework
5 14 (8.28%) CSS
6 12 (7.10%) HTML5
7 10 (5.92%) WinForms
8 6 (3.55%) Software Packaging
9 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.78%) ADO.NET
10 3 (1.78%) EDIFACT
10 3 (1.78%) jQuery
10 3 (1.78%) WPF
11 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.18%) CSS3
11 2 (1.18%) RESTful
11 2 (1.18%) SOAP
12 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.47%) Driving Licence
3 12 (7.10%) SCADA
4 10 (5.92%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.96%) Derivative
7 4 (2.37%) FMCG
8 3 (1.78%) iPad
8 3 (1.78%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.18%) PKI
9 2 (1.18%) Replication
10 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 72 (42.60%) Windows
2 38 (22.49%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (13.02%) Windows 10
5 19 (11.24%) Windows 7
6 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.92%) Unix
7 10 (5.92%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.14%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.78%) Linux
10 2 (1.18%) Android
10 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.59%) CentOS
11 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.20%) ITIL
2 19 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (8.88%) ETL
4 15 (8.88%) Service Delivery
5 14 (8.28%) Change Management
5 14 (8.28%) Mathematics
6 12 (7.10%) CRM
6 12 (7.10%) Information Management
7 11 (6.51%) ETRM
8 10 (5.92%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (5.33%) ERP
10 8 (4.73%) Analytics
11 7 (4.14%) Business Development
11 7 (4.14%) Line Management
12 6 (3.55%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.55%) Patch Management
13 5 (2.96%) MVC
13 5 (2.96%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.09%) SQL
2 41 (24.26%) C#
3 17 (10.06%) Java
3 17 (10.06%) VBA
4 16 (9.47%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.28%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.69%) PHP
7 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.96%) VB
9 4 (2.37%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.59%) C
11 1 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (11.24%) Degree
2 10 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (5.92%) MCP
2 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.33%) CCNA
4 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.37%) MCSE
6 3 (1.78%) MCSA
7 2 (1.18%) ISEB
7 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.59%) CCENT
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) SLA
2 5 (2.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.96%) PMO
3 3 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 40 (23.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.55%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) SCCM
2 8 (4.73%) SCOM
3 6 (3.55%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.18%) SCSM
4 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (10.65%) VMware
2 17 (10.06%) HP
3 13 (7.69%) Cisco
4 11 (6.51%) OpenLink
5 9 (5.33%) Dell
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle
6 6 (3.55%) Apple
7 5 (2.96%) Citrix
7 5 (2.96%) Google
8 3 (1.78%) F5
8 3 (1.78%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.78%) Tableau
9 2 (1.18%) jetNEXUS
9 2 (1.18%) SAP
9 2 (1.18%) Sybase
10 1 (0.59%) Avaya
10 1 (0.59%) IBM
10 1 (0.59%) Juniper
10 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.59%) Remedy