Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 362 280 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 22.03% 17.97% 17.98%
As % of the Vendors category 44.80% 35.71% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 311 261 341
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -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 808 784 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 49.18% 50.32% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 716 695 985
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +3 132 £38,750 +19.23% 17
Salisbury +1 100 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Chippenham +9 60 £32,905 +1.24% 5
Corsham +5 14 £45,000 +24.14% 3
Malmesbury +9 2 - -
Melksham 0 2 £42,500 -10.53%
Calne 0 1 £26,000 +23.81%
Marlborough - 1 £23,500 -
Devizes - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 142 (39.23%) Security Cleared
2 137 (37.85%) ITIL
3 121 (33.43%) SC Cleared
4 117 (32.32%) Windows
5 106 (29.28%) SQL Server
6 84 (23.20%) .NET
7 81 (22.38%) C#
8 80 (22.10%) SQL
9 79 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 77 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 76 (20.99%) Linux
12 75 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
13 72 (19.89%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
15 66 (18.23%) Microsoft Office
16 64 (17.68%) SharePoint
17 60 (16.57%) .NET Framework
18 59 (16.30%) DNS
18 59 (16.30%) VMware
19 58 (16.02%) Firewall
20 56 (15.47%) DHCP
21 54 (14.92%) Active Directory
21 54 (14.92%) MVC
22 53 (14.64%) Entity Framework
23 52 (14.36%) CCNA
23 52 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
24 48 (13.26%) Network Security
25 45 (12.43%) Team Foundation Server
26 44 (12.15%) Windows Server
27 43 (11.88%) DevOps

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 64 (17.68%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 33 (9.12%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (4.97%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.21%) Confluence
6 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.38%) MS Project Server
8 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.10%) IIS
8 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 66 (18.23%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 28 (7.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.38%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.83%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 77 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (7.73%) Office 365
3 27 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.42%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.93%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.66%) SaaS
7 5 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.10%) IaaS
8 4 (1.10%) PaaS
9 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.55%) Boomi
10 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 59 (16.30%) DNS
2 58 (16.02%) Firewall
3 56 (15.47%) DHCP
4 48 (13.26%) Network Security
5 39 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 36 (9.94%) SMTP
6 36 (9.94%) X.400
7 30 (8.29%) DMZ
7 30 (8.29%) FTP
7 30 (8.29%) HTTP
7 30 (8.29%) HTTPS
8 26 (7.18%) WAN
9 25 (6.91%) LAN
10 20 (5.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (4.97%) OSPF
12 17 (4.70%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (4.14%) IPsec
13 15 (4.14%) Spanning Tree
13 15 (4.14%) Wireless
13 15 (4.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (29.28%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.76%) Power BI
9 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.21%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.66%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.38%) HDInsight
13 5 (1.38%) Ingres
13 5 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 45 (12.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (9.12%) gulp
2 33 (9.12%) Jasmine
2 33 (9.12%) Karma Test Runner
3 17 (4.70%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (2.49%) JIRA
6 5 (1.38%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.38%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.83%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.83%) MSI
8 1 (0.28%) RStudio
8 1 (0.28%) TestRail
General
1 38 (10.50%) Finance
1 38 (10.50%) Manufacturing
2 35 (9.67%) Advertising
3 16 (4.42%) Retail
4 15 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.31%) Electronics
5 12 (3.31%) Marketing
6 2 (0.55%) Automotive
6 2 (0.55%) Military
7 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (24.59%) Developer
2 45 (12.43%) Analyst
3 38 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (9.67%) Consultant
4 35 (9.67%) Network Engineer
5 34 (9.39%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.73%) Architect
7 19 (5.25%) Lead Developer
8 17 (4.70%) .NET Developer
8 17 (4.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (4.70%) Support Analyst
9 16 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 15 (4.14%) Security Engineer
10 15 (4.14%) Senior Network Engineer
10 15 (4.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 15 (4.14%) Senior Security Engineer
11 14 (3.87%) Applications Developer
11 14 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (23.20%) .NET
2 60 (16.57%) .NET Framework
3 53 (14.64%) Entity Framework
4 41 (11.33%) ASP.NET
5 36 (9.94%) AngularJS
5 36 (9.94%) REST
6 33 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (9.12%) Swagger
7 25 (6.91%) HTML
8 24 (6.63%) Web Services
9 19 (5.25%) Apache Flex
9 19 (5.25%) HTML5
10 11 (3.04%) CSS
11 9 (2.49%) jQuery
12 8 (2.21%) XML
13 7 (1.93%) JSON
14 6 (1.66%) 802.1X
14 6 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (1.66%) EDI
15 5 (1.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.29%) CESG
3 21 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 19 (5.25%) Clustering
5 18 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (4.42%) Data Centre
7 15 (4.14%) Cyberattack
7 15 (4.14%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (2.49%) EPoS
9 8 (2.21%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.21%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.93%) Derivative
11 6 (1.66%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.10%) User Experience
14 3 (0.83%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 117 (32.32%) Windows
2 76 (20.99%) Linux
3 44 (12.15%) Windows Server
4 31 (8.56%) Windows 7
5 25 (6.91%) Windows 10
6 22 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (4.70%) Unix
9 13 (3.59%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.04%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.21%) CentOS
11 8 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.10%) Solaris
13 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.55%) AIX
14 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.28%) Android
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (37.85%) ITIL
2 75 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (19.89%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (14.92%) MVC
5 43 (11.88%) DevOps
6 35 (9.67%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (9.39%) Kimball Methodology
8 33 (9.12%) BDD
8 33 (9.12%) TDD
9 31 (8.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (8.56%) Virtual Environments
10 30 (8.29%) Infrastructure Management
11 29 (8.01%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (7.73%) TOGAF
13 26 (7.18%) Project Management
14 25 (6.91%) PRINCE2
15 23 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (6.35%) Incident Management
16 22 (6.08%) Migration
17 21 (5.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.38%) C#
2 80 (22.10%) SQL
3 22 (6.08%) JavaScript
3 22 (6.08%) PowerShell
4 19 (5.25%) C
5 17 (4.70%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.49%) VB
7 8 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.21%) VBA
7 8 (2.21%) VBScript
8 5 (1.38%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.83%) C++
10 2 (0.55%) PHP
10 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.28%) Python
11 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 142 (39.23%) Security Cleared
2 121 (33.43%) SC Cleared
3 79 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (14.36%) CCNA
4 52 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (10.77%) DV Cleared
6 33 (9.12%) MCPD
7 30 (8.29%) CISSP
7 30 (8.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 21 (5.80%) CCNP
9 16 (4.42%) MCP
10 13 (3.59%) MCSE
11 12 (3.31%) MCITP
12 11 (3.04%) MCSA
13 9 (2.49%) CEH
13 9 (2.49%) Degree
13 9 (2.49%) ISEB
13 9 (2.49%) ISTQB
14 7 (1.93%) MCDST
14 7 (1.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (1.93%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.66%) SLA
4 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.38%) PMO
5 4 (1.10%) QA
6 2 (0.55%) COBIT
6 2 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (14.92%) Active Directory
2 43 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.84%) vSphere
4 16 (4.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (2.76%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.93%) NFS
7 7 (1.93%) Samba
8 5 (1.38%) HDFS
8 5 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.55%) XenApp
9 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 20 (5.52%) SCCM
2 15 (4.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (4.14%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (2.21%) Puppet
4 7 (1.93%) SCOM
5 6 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.38%) vRealize
7 4 (1.10%) Cacti
7 4 (1.10%) Endace
7 4 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.10%) Nagios
8 2 (0.55%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.28%) Ansible
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.28%) SCSM
9 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (16.30%) VMware
2 41 (11.33%) Cisco
3 27 (7.46%) HP
4 20 (5.52%) SolarWinds
5 19 (5.25%) Citrix
5 19 (5.25%) Oracle
6 17 (4.70%) SAP
7 15 (4.14%) Clearswift
8 14 (3.87%) Capita
8 14 (3.87%) F5
8 14 (3.87%) Juniper
9 12 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.93%) Scality
11 6 (1.66%) McAfee
11 6 (1.66%) Symantec
12 5 (1.38%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.38%) Dell
12 5 (1.38%) JD Edwards
13 4 (1.10%) EMC
14 3 (0.83%) Infor