Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 367 356 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 24.00% 21.37% 22.21%
As % of the Vendors category 47.11% 40.64% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 310 296 474
Wiltshire median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -17.11% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,368
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,125 £52,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +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 Wiltshire.

All Vendors
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 779 876 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 50.95% 52.58% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 656 731 937
Wiltshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 +2 145 £39,500 +31.67% 5
Salisbury +3 104 £40,000 +73.91% 3
Chippenham -3 43 £27,500 -21.43% 3
Melksham -1 12 £33,000 +1.54%
Corsham -7 10 £20,000 -25.93%
Devizes - 8 £67,500 -
Malmesbury -7 3 - -
Trowbridge -4 2 £24,712 -47.98%
Warminster - 2 £33,250 -
Calne - 2 £24,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 140 (38.15%) ITIL
2 130 (35.42%) Security Cleared
3 129 (35.15%) Windows
4 94 (25.61%) SC Cleared
5 87 (23.71%) SQL
5 87 (23.71%) SQL Server
6 82 (22.34%) .NET
7 78 (21.25%) C#
8 72 (19.62%) Active Directory
9 71 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
11 54 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (13.62%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (13.35%) CCNA
13 49 (13.35%) Linux
13 49 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 46 (12.53%) ASP.NET
15 46 (12.53%) VMware
16 45 (12.26%) Firewall
17 44 (11.99%) SharePoint
18 43 (11.72%) Windows Server
19 41 (11.17%) MVC
19 41 (11.17%) DV Cleared
20 40 (10.90%) Windows 7
20 40 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
21 39 (10.63%) JavaScript
21 39 (10.63%) DHCP
21 39 (10.63%) DNS
21 39 (10.63%) AngularJS

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 44 (11.99%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.81%) IIS
3 21 (5.72%) MS Exchange
4 20 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.54%) Apache
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 60 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.82%) SPSS
5 3 (0.82%) SPSS Modeler
6 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (6.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.91%) Maximo
4 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.45%) Office 365
3 16 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.00%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.91%) SaaS
6 6 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.54%) GitHub
7 2 (0.54%) Google Play
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.26%) Firewall
2 39 (10.63%) DHCP
2 39 (10.63%) DNS
3 38 (10.35%) LAN
4 35 (9.54%) TCP/IP
5 33 (8.99%) Network Security
5 33 (8.99%) WAN
6 24 (6.54%) DMZ
6 24 (6.54%) FTP
6 24 (6.54%) HTTP
6 24 (6.54%) SMTP
6 24 (6.54%) X.400
7 14 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (3.00%) Wireless
9 10 (2.72%) Wireless Security
10 6 (1.63%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.63%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.36%) SAN
11 5 (1.36%) VPN
12 4 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.09%) MySQL
9 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.82%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.82%) OLAP
11 2 (0.54%) DB2
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.54%) QlikView
11 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.54%) JIRA
3 12 (3.27%) gulp
3 12 (3.27%) Jasmine
3 12 (3.27%) Karma Test Runner
4 10 (2.72%) NuGet
5 7 (1.91%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.91%) Zephyr
6 5 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.36%) TestRail
7 4 (1.09%) InstallShield
7 4 (1.09%) MSI
8 3 (0.82%) RStudio
8 3 (0.82%) Selenium
9 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.27%) MorphX
10 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (10.35%) Finance
2 23 (6.27%) Retail
3 18 (4.90%) Military
4 15 (4.09%) Advertising
5 12 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (26.43%) Analyst
2 71 (19.35%) Developer
3 52 (14.17%) Support Analyst
4 46 (12.53%) Support Engineer
5 35 (9.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (8.72%) Network Engineer
7 26 (7.08%) Infrastructure Support
8 23 (6.27%) Applications Developer
9 21 (5.72%) .NET Developer
9 21 (5.72%) IT Support
10 20 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 20 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 19 (5.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 19 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 18 (4.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 18 (4.90%) Applications Support
12 18 (4.90%) Network Security Engineer
12 18 (4.90%) Security Engineer
13 17 (4.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (22.34%) .NET
2 46 (12.53%) ASP.NET
3 39 (10.63%) AngularJS
4 33 (8.99%) .NET Framework
5 31 (8.45%) HTML
5 31 (8.45%) REST
6 26 (7.08%) Entity Framework
7 24 (6.54%) CSS
8 22 (5.99%) Software Packaging
9 19 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (4.90%) HTML5
11 14 (3.81%) EDI
12 12 (3.27%) Swagger
13 10 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (2.72%) WinForms
14 6 (1.63%) Apache Flex
15 4 (1.09%) jQuery
15 4 (1.09%) RESTful
15 4 (1.09%) Web Services
16 3 (0.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.54%) CESG
3 21 (5.72%) Driving Licence
4 20 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.36%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.27%) SCADA
7 11 (3.00%) Derivative
8 9 (2.45%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.36%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.36%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.82%) Clustering
11 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.54%) iPad
12 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.54%) Replication
12 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 129 (35.15%) Windows
2 49 (13.35%) Linux
3 43 (11.72%) Windows Server
4 40 (10.90%) Windows 7
5 32 (8.72%) Windows 10
5 32 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (6.27%) Unix
8 13 (3.54%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.27%) CentOS
9 12 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (3.27%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.00%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.54%) AIX
13 2 (0.54%) Android
13 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.54%) Solaris
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (38.15%) ITIL
2 54 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (11.17%) MVC
5 25 (6.81%) Infrastructure Management
6 24 (6.54%) Change Management
6 24 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 24 (6.54%) Virtual Environments
7 22 (5.99%) Application Virtualisation
7 22 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (5.99%) Incident Management
7 22 (5.99%) Service Delivery
8 21 (5.72%) DevOps
9 20 (5.45%) Manual Testing
9 20 (5.45%) SOA
10 18 (4.90%) Compatibility Testing
10 18 (4.90%) Scrum
10 18 (4.90%) Software Distribution
10 18 (4.90%) Web Development
10 18 (4.90%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.71%) SQL
2 78 (21.25%) C#
3 39 (10.63%) JavaScript
4 31 (8.45%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.36%) PHP
6 13 (3.54%) Java
6 13 (3.54%) VB
7 11 (3.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.18%) C
9 5 (1.36%) VBA
10 4 (1.09%) VBScript
11 3 (0.82%) C++
11 3 (0.82%) X++
12 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 130 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 94 (25.61%) SC Cleared
3 71 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (13.62%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (13.35%) CCNA
6 41 (11.17%) DV Cleared
7 25 (6.81%) Degree
7 25 (6.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 24 (6.54%) CISSP
9 18 (4.90%) ISTQB
10 17 (4.63%) MCP
10 17 (4.63%) MCPD
11 15 (4.09%) MCSA
12 14 (3.81%) ISEB
13 12 (3.27%) MCSE
14 11 (3.00%) RHCE
14 11 (3.00%) RHCSA
15 10 (2.72%) A+ Certification
16 9 (2.45%) CEH
17 8 (2.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.63%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.54%) SLA
3 10 (2.72%) QA
4 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.36%) PMO
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (19.62%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.81%) vSphere
4 22 (5.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (4.63%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.00%) NFS
6 11 (3.00%) Samba
6 11 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.09%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.54%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.27%) HDFS
9 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.27%) XenApp
9 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (8.17%) SCCM
2 11 (3.00%) Puppet
3 10 (2.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.63%) WSUS
5 5 (1.36%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.09%) SCOM
7 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.27%) Endace
8 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (12.53%) VMware
2 29 (7.90%) Cisco
3 28 (7.63%) Citrix
4 27 (7.36%) HP
5 16 (4.36%) Oracle
6 12 (3.27%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.00%) Scality
8 9 (2.45%) Dell
9 5 (1.36%) AlienVault
9 5 (1.36%) Google
10 4 (1.09%) Apple
11 3 (0.82%) IBM
11 3 (0.82%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.82%) Remedy
11 3 (0.82%) Tableau
12 2 (0.54%) Avaya
12 2 (0.54%) Juniper
12 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.54%) Sun
12 2 (0.54%) Zend