Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 41 39
Rank change year-on-year -38 -2 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 51 88 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.85% 5.72% 5.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 15.86% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45 74 88
Wiltshire median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.39% +2.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £23,800 £19,625 £25,925
90th Percentile £60,000 £46,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £44,000 £35,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -3.38% -2.63%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 694 555 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.84% 36.09% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 536 474 532
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,825 £21,760
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salisbury -19 21 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Swindon -14 18 £46,000 +41.54% 4
Chippenham -22 3 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Melksham - 3 £29,000 -
Corsham -6 1 £33,500 +67.50% 1
Calne - 1 £33,500 -
Tidworth - 1 £24,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 44 (86.27%) Microsoft
2 38 (74.51%) ITIL
3 26 (50.98%) MCSE
4 24 (47.06%) Windows
5 21 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
7 19 (37.25%) SharePoint
8 18 (35.29%) MCSA
9 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 17 (33.33%) DevOps
10 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
11 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (25.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (25.49%) .NET
12 13 (25.49%) C#
13 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (23.53%) Incident Management
13 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
14 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (21.57%) BDD
14 11 (21.57%) Entity Framework
14 11 (21.57%) REST
14 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (21.57%) MCPD
14 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
14 11 (21.57%) Apache Flex
14 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (21.57%) gulp

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 19 (37.25%) SharePoint
2 11 (21.57%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (21.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (13.73%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) Acrobat
2 3 (5.88%) CATIA
2 3 (5.88%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP R/3
1 3 (5.88%) Teamcenter
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Azure Functions
3 2 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.92%) Serverless
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) Skype
3 5 (9.80%) NetScaler
4 4 (7.84%) Wireless
5 3 (5.88%) Internet
6 2 (3.92%) DSL
6 2 (3.92%) Firewall
6 2 (3.92%) LAN
6 2 (3.92%) WAN
6 2 (3.92%) WLAN
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) DNS
7 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.96%) HDInsight
2 1 (1.96%) Power BI
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) gulp
1 11 (21.57%) Jasmine
1 11 (21.57%) Karma Test Runner
1 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) MSI
General
1 7 (13.73%) Legal
1 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Automotive
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) .NET Developer
2 11 (21.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (21.57%) C# Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Lead .NET Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Lead C# Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Lead Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) IT Support
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
2 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
2 11 (21.57%) Apache Flex
2 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
2 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (21.57%) Entity Framework
2 11 (21.57%) REST
2 11 (21.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Driving Licence
2 5 (9.80%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.80%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.96%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.76%) Linux
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) ITIL
2 17 (33.33%) DevOps
3 13 (25.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 11 (21.57%) BDD
5 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (21.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (21.57%) MVC
5 11 (21.57%) SOA
5 11 (21.57%) TDD
5 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
5 11 (21.57%) UML
6 9 (17.65%) Break/Fix
6 9 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.69%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) C#
2 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) MCSE
2 21 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
4 18 (35.29%) MCSA
5 11 (21.57%) MCPD
6 9 (17.65%) MCP
7 8 (15.69%) ISEB
7 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
8 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (11.76%) CCNA
9 6 (11.76%) CEH
9 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
10 5 (9.80%) CCA
10 5 (9.80%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (7.84%) Degree
11 4 (7.84%) MCDST
12 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
12 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.96%) CCDP
13 1 (1.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) QA
3 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (9.80%) XenApp
2 5 (9.80%) XenServer
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) HDFS
4 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) SCOM
3 4 (7.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Symantec
3 8 (15.69%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) McAfee
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) Ivanti
5 5 (9.80%) Wyse
6 4 (7.84%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) Adobe
7 3 (5.88%) Autodesk
7 3 (5.88%) Lotus
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) EMC
8 1 (1.96%) F5
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat