Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 October 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 357 347 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 19.94% 22.68% 21.34%
As % of the Vendors category 46.18% 43.81% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 317 292 330
Wiltshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -9.72%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -4.70%

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 Wiltshire.

All Vendors
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 773 792 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 43.18% 51.76% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 672 670 799
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +5.56% -6.85%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Wiltshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Wiltshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Wiltshire

Microsoft
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 within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Swindon -6 128 £37,500 - 31
Salisbury 0 109 £40,000 - 9
Chippenham +7 72 £35,000 +1.45% 12
Corsham +2 14 £44,000 +120.00% 1
Calne 0 4 £30,000 +42.86%
Melksham -2 2 £29,500 -10.61% 2
Trowbridge -7 1 £40,000 +70.58% 2
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 152 (42.58%) Windows
2 142 (39.78%) Security Cleared
3 126 (35.29%) ITIL
4 105 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 105 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 98 (27.45%) C#
6 95 (26.61%) .NET
7 92 (25.77%) SC Cleared
8 80 (22.41%) Active Directory
9 73 (20.45%) Windows Server
10 68 (19.05%) Linux
11 62 (17.37%) VMware
11 62 (17.37%) Windows 7
12 59 (16.53%) PowerShell
12 59 (16.53%) SCCM
13 57 (15.97%) SQL
14 56 (15.69%) Cisco
15 54 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
15 54 (15.13%) Windows 10
16 53 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 53 (14.85%) Finance
16 53 (14.85%) MVC
17 52 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 51 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
20 49 (13.73%) ASP.NET
20 49 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
21 48 (13.45%) SharePoint
22 47 (13.17%) PRINCE2
23 45 (12.61%) Firewall

Microsoft
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 48 (13.45%) SharePoint
2 41 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 37 (10.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (7.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (6.16%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.68%) Confluence
8 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.12%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.84%) IIS
11 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.56%) CMS
12 2 (0.56%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 54 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (12.04%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 15 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (1.68%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.56%) CATIA
7 2 (0.56%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.28%) SPSS
8 1 (0.28%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (2.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.56%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 105 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (8.68%) Office 365
4 8 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.96%) SaaS
6 4 (1.12%) IaaS
6 4 (1.12%) PaaS
7 3 (0.84%) Boomi
7 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.61%) Firewall
2 38 (10.64%) Software-Defined Networking
3 37 (10.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 27 (7.56%) Unified Communications
5 21 (5.88%) LAN
6 20 (5.60%) DHCP
6 20 (5.60%) DNS
7 19 (5.32%) WAN
8 14 (3.92%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.08%) Wireless
10 10 (2.80%) Internet
11 7 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.96%) Cisco Firepower
11 7 (1.96%) IPsec
11 7 (1.96%) Network Security
11 7 (1.96%) OSPF
11 7 (1.96%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (1.96%) VPN
11 7 (1.96%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.08%) MySQL
3 9 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.40%) Ingres
6 5 (1.40%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (0.84%) GIS
7 3 (0.84%) Power BI
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.56%) OLAP
9 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.16%) gulp
3 22 (6.16%) Jasmine
3 22 (6.16%) Karma Test Runner
4 11 (3.08%) JIRA
5 7 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.56%) MSI
7 2 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.56%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.56%) TestRail
7 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
General
1 53 (14.85%) Finance
2 28 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 26 (7.28%) Marketing
4 15 (4.20%) Electronics
5 12 (3.36%) Retail
5 12 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.08%) Advertising
7 7 (1.96%) Legal
8 5 (1.40%) Automotive
9 3 (0.84%) Billing
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Law
10 2 (0.56%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (25.49%) Developer
2 51 (14.29%) Analyst
3 47 (13.17%) Architect
4 40 (11.20%) .NET Developer
5 33 (9.24%) Support Engineer
6 29 (8.12%) Support Analyst
7 22 (6.16%) C# Developer
7 22 (6.16%) Consultant
7 22 (6.16%) Lead Architect
7 22 (6.16%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 22 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 16 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support
10 16 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 16 (4.48%) Lead Developer
11 14 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) IT Support
12 13 (3.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (26.61%) .NET
2 49 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 43 (12.04%) REST
4 41 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (9.80%) .NET Framework
6 33 (9.24%) Entity Framework
7 29 (8.12%) AngularJS
8 25 (7.00%) HTML
9 22 (6.16%) Swagger
10 21 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (5.04%) CSS
12 16 (4.48%) Apache Flex
12 16 (4.48%) Software Packaging
13 15 (4.20%) SOAP
13 15 (4.20%) Web Services
14 12 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (3.36%) LINQ
15 10 (2.80%) Node.js
15 10 (2.80%) XML
16 9 (2.52%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
2 26 (7.28%) Blackberry
2 26 (7.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.48%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.48%) Renewable Energy
5 15 (4.20%) Fat Client
5 15 (4.20%) Thin Client
6 12 (3.36%) Clustering
7 10 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.96%) Cyberattack
8 7 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.12%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.84%) Acoustics
11 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.56%) AS400
12 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 152 (42.58%) Windows
2 73 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 68 (19.05%) Linux
4 62 (17.37%) Windows 7
5 54 (15.13%) Windows 10
6 49 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (5.32%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.24%) CentOS
9 8 (2.24%) Unix
10 7 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.40%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.56%) Android
13 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (35.29%) ITIL
2 53 (14.85%) MVC
3 50 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (13.17%) PRINCE2
5 45 (12.61%) Service Management
6 43 (12.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 43 (12.04%) Project Management
6 43 (12.04%) TOGAF
7 38 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (10.36%) ArchiMate
9 36 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (9.80%) DevOps
11 30 (8.40%) Customer Requirements
12 29 (8.12%) Data Protection
12 29 (8.12%) Mobile Device Management
13 28 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
14 27 (7.56%) ITIL V3
14 27 (7.56%) Security Monitoring
15 25 (7.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 98 (27.45%) C#
2 59 (16.53%) PowerShell
3 57 (15.97%) SQL
4 36 (10.08%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.80%) TypeScript
6 10 (2.80%) VB
6 10 (2.80%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.52%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.24%) Java
9 6 (1.68%) C
10 5 (1.40%) C++
11 4 (1.12%) PHP
12 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.28%) Python
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 142 (39.78%) Security Cleared
2 92 (25.77%) SC Cleared
3 53 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (12.61%) DV Cleared
5 26 (7.28%) TOGAF Certification
6 22 (6.16%) MCPD
7 18 (5.04%) CCNA
7 18 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.20%) MCP
9 14 (3.92%) MCSE
10 10 (2.80%) CCNP
10 10 (2.80%) Degree
11 8 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.24%) MCSA
12 7 (1.96%) MCDST
13 5 (1.40%) MCITP
13 5 (1.40%) MCTS
14 4 (1.12%) CEH
14 4 (1.12%) ISEB
14 4 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.80%) SLA
3 9 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (2.24%) QA
5 6 (1.68%) GDPR
6 5 (1.40%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.12%) PMO
8 3 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.84%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 52 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 19 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.84%) XenApp
7 3 (0.84%) XenServer
8 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.28%) HDFS
9 1 (0.28%) KVM
9 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 59 (16.53%) SCCM
2 31 (8.68%) SCOM
3 26 (7.28%) vRealize
4 10 (2.80%) Cacti
4 10 (2.80%) Nagios
5 8 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.40%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.56%) WSUS
10 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 62 (17.37%) VMware
2 56 (15.69%) Cisco
3 40 (11.20%) Citrix
4 21 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 14 (3.92%) McAfee
5 14 (3.92%) SAP
6 12 (3.36%) HP
6 12 (3.36%) Remedy
6 12 (3.36%) Symantec
7 10 (2.80%) Dell
8 7 (1.96%) Clearswift
8 7 (1.96%) EMC
8 7 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.68%) Adobe
9 6 (1.68%) Oracle
10 5 (1.40%) F5
10 5 (1.40%) Juniper
10 5 (1.40%) Veeam
11 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.12%) ServiceNow