Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 296 329 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.58% 21.48% 17.39%
As % of the Vendors category 37.61% 44.34% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 255 273 247
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,485 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.94% +2.63% -

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 787 742 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 46.73% 48.43% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 679 637 644
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,001
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -3.80%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £72,300 £62,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -6 116 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Chippenham -4 62 £35,000 +16.67% 11
Salisbury -9 46 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Corsham +8 26 £52,500 - 2
Malmesbury +6 7 £96,000 - 2
Trowbridge +5 7 £34,500 +32.83%
Melksham -1 1 £25,000 -21.88%
Tidworth - 1 £24,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 106 (35.81%) Windows
2 103 (34.80%) Security Cleared
3 86 (29.05%) ITIL
4 70 (23.65%) Active Directory
5 69 (23.31%) SQL Server
6 67 (22.64%) Linux
7 62 (20.95%) C#
7 62 (20.95%) PowerShell
8 60 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 60 (20.27%) .NET
9 59 (19.93%) SQL
10 56 (18.92%) Finance
11 52 (17.57%) SC Cleared
12 51 (17.23%) Microsoft Office
13 50 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (15.20%) DV Cleared
14 45 (15.20%) Windows Server
15 42 (14.19%) Cisco
15 42 (14.19%) VMware
16 41 (13.85%) SCCM
17 36 (12.16%) Firewall
18 33 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 33 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
19 31 (10.47%) Windows 7
19 31 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
20 30 (10.14%) MS Exchange
20 30 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (9.46%) Office 365
21 28 (9.46%) Amazon AWS

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 30 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.05%) Apache
4 10 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.03%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.35%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.01%) IIS
11 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.34%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 51 (17.23%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.36%) Acrobat
5 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.34%) CATIA
6 1 (0.34%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 60 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.46%) Office 365
3 21 (7.09%) SaaS
4 7 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.36%) IaaS
5 5 (1.69%) Azure Functions
5 5 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.16%) Firewall
2 17 (5.74%) Unified Communications
3 15 (5.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (5.07%) SAN
4 14 (4.73%) VLAN
5 13 (4.39%) WAN
6 10 (3.38%) DNS
6 10 (3.38%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (2.70%) Internet
8 8 (2.70%) Intranet
8 8 (2.70%) VPN
9 7 (2.36%) MPLS
9 7 (2.36%) VoIP
10 6 (2.03%) Software-Defined Networking
10 6 (2.03%) Wireless
11 5 (1.69%) LAN
12 4 (1.35%) NAS
12 4 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.70%) MySQL
3 7 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (2.03%) BigQuery
4 6 (2.03%) Ingres
4 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.01%) Power BI
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.38%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.04%) gulp
3 9 (3.04%) Jasmine
3 9 (3.04%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.01%) MSI
5 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (0.68%) JIRA
6 2 (0.68%) JMeter
6 2 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.34%) TestRail
General
1 56 (18.92%) Finance
2 27 (9.12%) Marketing
3 23 (7.77%) Manufacturing
4 19 (6.42%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.74%) Electronics
6 8 (2.70%) Billing
7 7 (2.36%) Banking
7 7 (2.36%) Retail
8 6 (2.03%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.03%) Legal
9 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (18.92%) Developer
2 48 (16.22%) Analyst
3 33 (11.15%) Support Engineer
4 31 (10.47%) Support Analyst
5 21 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (6.08%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.07%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (4.73%) Architect
8 14 (4.73%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (4.39%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.39%) Network Engineer
10 12 (4.05%) Design Engineer
11 11 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 11 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (3.72%) Consultant
11 11 (3.72%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.27%) .NET
2 26 (8.78%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.11%) REST
4 18 (6.08%) JSON
5 17 (5.74%) Software Packaging
6 14 (4.73%) Node.js
6 14 (4.73%) SOAP
6 14 (4.73%) WCF
7 13 (4.39%) LDAP
8 12 (4.05%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (3.38%) XML
10 9 (3.04%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.04%) Apache Flex
10 9 (3.04%) Entity Framework
10 9 (3.04%) React
10 9 (3.04%) Swagger
11 8 (2.70%) .NET Core
11 8 (2.70%) HTML
11 8 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.77%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.07%) Renewable Energy
4 14 (4.73%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.39%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.72%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.04%) Fat Client
7 9 (3.04%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.36%) Clustering
8 7 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.69%) Replication
10 3 (1.01%) AS400
10 3 (1.01%) CMDB
10 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.01%) Social Media
11 2 (0.68%) User Experience
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 106 (35.81%) Windows
2 67 (22.64%) Linux
3 45 (15.20%) Windows Server
4 31 (10.47%) Windows 7
4 31 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.08%) Windows 10
6 14 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.03%) Unix
9 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.05%) ITIL
2 50 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (7.77%) Service Management
5 23 (7.77%) TOGAF
6 22 (7.43%) CRM
6 22 (7.43%) DevOps
7 21 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (7.09%) ITIL V3
8 20 (6.76%) MVC
9 19 (6.42%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (6.42%) Mentoring
10 18 (6.08%) Data Protection
10 18 (6.08%) TDD
11 17 (5.74%) Application Virtualisation
11 17 (5.74%) Compatibility Testing
11 17 (5.74%) Programme Management
11 17 (5.74%) Software Distribution
11 17 (5.74%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.95%) C#
1 62 (20.95%) PowerShell
2 59 (19.93%) SQL
3 20 (6.76%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.76%) Python
4 15 (5.07%) Shell Script
5 13 (4.39%) Java
6 11 (3.72%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.04%) C
7 9 (3.04%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.03%) C++
9 5 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby
11 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (34.80%) Security Cleared
2 52 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 45 (15.20%) DV Cleared
3 45 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (6.08%) MCSE
6 15 (5.07%) CCNA
7 13 (4.39%) MCSA
8 12 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.04%) Degree
9 9 (3.04%) MCP
9 9 (3.04%) MCPD
10 7 (2.36%) CISSP
10 7 (2.36%) ISEB
11 5 (1.69%) CEH
11 5 (1.69%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (1.35%) CISM
13 3 (1.01%) CHFI
13 3 (1.01%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.74%) SLA
2 14 (4.73%) QA
3 12 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.04%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.69%) HMG Infosec
5 5 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (1.69%) JSP 440
6 4 (1.35%) GDPR
7 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 70 (23.65%) Active Directory
2 33 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.77%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (6.42%) vSphere
5 8 (2.70%) vCloud
5 8 (2.70%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.01%) NDS
7 3 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.68%) XenApp
8 2 (0.68%) XenServer
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (13.85%) SCCM
2 16 (5.41%) SCOM
3 12 (4.05%) WSUS
4 9 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.70%) Ansible
6 6 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.69%) vRealize
8 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.01%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.68%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.34%) Puppet
11 1 (0.34%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 42 (14.19%) Cisco
1 42 (14.19%) VMware
2 22 (7.43%) Citrix
3 20 (6.76%) SAP
4 18 (6.08%) McAfee
5 13 (4.39%) Symantec
6 9 (3.04%) Google
6 9 (3.04%) Oracle
7 8 (2.70%) IBM
8 7 (2.36%) Adobe
8 7 (2.36%) Veeam
9 6 (2.03%) HP
9 6 (2.03%) Lotus
9 6 (2.03%) Tableau
10 5 (1.69%) Remedy
11 3 (1.01%) CA
11 3 (1.01%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.01%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.01%) Micro Focus
11 3 (1.01%) Novell