Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 361 326 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.04% 20.91% 20.12%
As % of the Vendors category 47.75% 40.80% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 327 280 327
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,725 £20,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,700 £52,500 £51,350
South West median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -2.78%

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 756 799 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 44.06% 51.25% 56.97%
Number of salaries quoted 677 682 878
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% -1.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,550 £23,088
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -1 139 £35,000 -1.41% 21
Salisbury 0 97 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Chippenham +8 63 £30,000 -6.98% 9
Corsham +1 15 £45,000 +125.00% 2
Calne 0 3 £27,500 +30.95%
Melksham -1 2 £35,750 +2.14%
Marlborough - 1 £23,500 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 143 (39.61%) Windows
2 140 (38.78%) Security Cleared
3 136 (37.67%) ITIL
4 108 (29.92%) SC Cleared
5 103 (28.53%) SQL Server
6 89 (24.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 86 (23.82%) C#
8 84 (23.27%) .NET
9 71 (19.67%) Active Directory
10 70 (19.39%) Windows Server
11 66 (18.28%) VMware
12 65 (18.01%) Linux
13 64 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 62 (17.17%) Cisco
15 61 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
15 61 (16.90%) .NET Framework
16 60 (16.62%) SharePoint
17 57 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
17 57 (15.79%) MVC
18 56 (15.51%) SQL
19 55 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
20 53 (14.68%) Entity Framework
21 52 (14.40%) Windows 7
21 52 (14.40%) Firewall
22 50 (13.85%) Service Management
23 45 (12.47%) Amazon AWS
23 45 (12.47%) PowerShell
23 45 (12.47%) SCCM
23 45 (12.47%) Windows 10
24 43 (11.91%) Problem-Solving

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 60 (16.62%) SharePoint
2 41 (11.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 38 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 28 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (5.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (3.32%) Confluence
7 8 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.39%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.55%) CMS
12 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.28%) Apache
13 1 (0.28%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.28%) SAS
13 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 57 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (9.14%) Microsoft Project
3 26 (7.20%) MS Visio
4 25 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
5 16 (4.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.55%) SPSS
8 1 (0.28%) CATIA
8 1 (0.28%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.28%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (4.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) BPCS
5 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 89 (24.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (12.47%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (7.20%) Office 365
4 8 (2.22%) SaaS
5 6 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.39%) IaaS
6 5 (1.39%) PaaS
7 3 (0.83%) Boomi
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 52 (14.40%) Firewall
2 37 (10.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (8.31%) DHCP
3 30 (8.31%) DNS
4 29 (8.03%) WAN
5 28 (7.76%) LAN
6 26 (7.20%) Software-Defined Networking
7 22 (6.09%) Network Security
8 21 (5.82%) Unified Communications
9 20 (5.54%) TCP/IP
9 20 (5.54%) Wireless
10 16 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (4.43%) Cisco Firepower
10 16 (4.43%) IPsec
10 16 (4.43%) OSPF
10 16 (4.43%) Spanning Tree
10 16 (4.43%) VPN
10 16 (4.43%) Wireshark
11 12 (3.32%) SMTP
11 12 (3.32%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.39%) Ingres
7 5 (1.39%) Power BI
7 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.11%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (0.83%) GIS
9 3 (0.83%) MS Access
9 3 (0.83%) MySQL
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.55%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 35 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (7.76%) gulp
2 28 (7.76%) Jasmine
2 28 (7.76%) Karma Test Runner
2 28 (7.76%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 14 (3.88%) JIRA
5 6 (1.66%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.28%) RStudio
8 1 (0.28%) TestRail
General
1 43 (11.91%) Finance
2 37 (10.25%) Manufacturing
3 20 (5.54%) Advertising
4 18 (4.99%) Electronics
4 18 (4.99%) Retail
4 18 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.16%) Marketing
6 5 (1.39%) Automotive
6 5 (1.39%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Billing
7 2 (0.55%) Law
7 2 (0.55%) Local Government
7 2 (0.55%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (23.27%) Developer
2 62 (17.17%) Analyst
3 43 (11.91%) Architect
4 37 (10.25%) Support Engineer
5 34 (9.42%) .NET Developer
6 26 (7.20%) Support Analyst
7 23 (6.37%) Consultant
7 23 (6.37%) Network Engineer
8 20 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 19 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 19 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.99%) Lead Developer
11 17 (4.71%) Service Analyst
11 17 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (4.43%) Security Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) Senior Network Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (23.27%) .NET
2 61 (16.90%) .NET Framework
3 53 (14.68%) Entity Framework
4 41 (11.36%) ASP.NET
5 36 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (9.70%) AngularJS
7 34 (9.42%) REST
8 28 (7.76%) HTML
8 28 (7.76%) Swagger
9 27 (7.48%) Web Services
10 18 (4.99%) Apache Flex
11 17 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (4.71%) CSS
12 15 (4.16%) HTML5
13 14 (3.88%) LINQ
14 13 (3.60%) jQuery
15 9 (2.49%) RESTful
16 8 (2.22%) SOAP
16 8 (2.22%) Software Packaging
17 7 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.03%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.82%) Fat Client
4 21 (5.82%) Thin Client
5 20 (5.54%) Blackberry
5 20 (5.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (4.99%) Clustering
6 18 (4.99%) Driving Licence
7 16 (4.43%) Cyberattack
7 16 (4.43%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (2.22%) EPoS
9 6 (1.66%) CESG
10 4 (1.11%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.83%) Acoustics
11 3 (0.83%) CCTV
11 3 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 143 (39.61%) Windows
2 70 (19.39%) Windows Server
3 65 (18.01%) Linux
4 52 (14.40%) Windows 7
5 45 (12.47%) Windows 10
6 37 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (4.71%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.05%) Unix
10 8 (2.22%) CentOS
11 7 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.94%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.11%) Solaris
12 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.55%) Android
13 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (37.67%) ITIL
2 61 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (15.79%) MVC
4 50 (13.85%) Service Management
5 43 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 40 (11.08%) Project Management
7 40 (11.08%) TOGAF
8 36 (9.97%) PRINCE2
9 34 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (9.14%) Customer Requirements
11 31 (8.59%) DevOps
12 30 (8.31%) TDD
13 29 (8.03%) BDD
13 29 (8.03%) Kimball Methodology
14 25 (6.93%) ArchiMate
15 23 (6.37%) Incident Management
16 22 (6.09%) Data Protection
16 22 (6.09%) Service Delivery
17 21 (5.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 86 (23.82%) C#
2 56 (15.51%) SQL
3 45 (12.47%) PowerShell
4 28 (7.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.32%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.77%) C
7 7 (1.94%) TypeScript
7 7 (1.94%) VBA
8 6 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.66%) VB
9 5 (1.39%) C++
10 4 (1.11%) Java
10 4 (1.11%) PHP
10 4 (1.11%) VBScript
11 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.28%) Python
12 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 140 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 108 (29.92%) SC Cleared
3 64 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (10.25%) DV Cleared
5 34 (9.42%) CCNA
5 34 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (7.76%) MCPD
7 23 (6.37%) CCNP
8 20 (5.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 18 (4.99%) MCP
10 12 (3.32%) Degree
11 11 (3.05%) MCITP
11 11 (3.05%) MCSE
12 7 (1.94%) MCDST
12 7 (1.94%) MCTS
13 6 (1.66%) CISSP
13 6 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.66%) MCSA
13 6 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 11 (3.05%) SLA
3 9 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.22%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.66%) PMO
5 6 (1.66%) QA
6 4 (1.11%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.83%) GDPR
8 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 55 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 11 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (2.49%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.22%) vSphere
7 6 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.11%) XenApp
9 3 (0.83%) XenServer
10 1 (0.28%) HDFS
10 1 (0.28%) KVM
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (12.47%) SCCM
2 26 (7.20%) SCOM
3 20 (5.54%) vRealize
4 16 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (4.43%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (2.77%) Cacti
5 10 (2.77%) Nagios
6 9 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.39%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.55%) WSUS
11 1 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.28%) Puppet
11 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (18.28%) VMware
2 62 (17.17%) Cisco
3 39 (10.80%) Citrix
4 31 (8.59%) SolarWinds
5 24 (6.65%) Capita
6 17 (4.71%) HP
6 17 (4.71%) SAP
7 16 (4.43%) Clearswift
8 14 (3.88%) McAfee
9 13 (3.60%) F5
9 13 (3.60%) Juniper
10 11 (3.05%) Dell
11 10 (2.77%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.77%) Symantec
12 9 (2.49%) Oracle
13 8 (2.22%) EMC
14 7 (1.94%) Atlassian
15 6 (1.66%) Remedy
15 6 (1.66%) Veeam
16 4 (1.11%) Sophos