Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 310 370 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.35% 24.06% 21.39%
As % of the Vendors category 39.19% 47.68% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 267 312 296
Wiltshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +19.05% -17.11%
10th Percentile £23,950 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £45,125
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,718
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.99% -4.75%

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 791 776 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 44.26% 50.46% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 674 653 731
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £53,750
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -8 107 £40,250 +1.90% 31
Salisbury -2 90 £36,500 -8.75% 12
Chippenham -1 68 £35,000 +27.27% 8
Corsham +6 13 £52,500 +162.50% 6
Calne 0 4 £30,000 +25.00%
Trowbridge +1 3 £40,000 +61.87% 1
Melksham -1 3 £29,000 -12.12% 1
Tidworth - 1 £24,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 129 (41.61%) Windows
2 120 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 103 (33.23%) ITIL
4 92 (29.68%) C#
5 91 (29.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 89 (28.71%) .NET
7 82 (26.45%) SQL Server
8 65 (20.97%) Active Directory
8 65 (20.97%) PowerShell
9 62 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 59 (19.03%) SC Cleared
11 58 (18.71%) SQL
12 57 (18.39%) SCCM
13 55 (17.74%) Windows Server
14 52 (16.77%) Linux
15 48 (15.48%) Windows 10
16 47 (15.16%) Microsoft Office
17 46 (14.84%) Cisco
17 46 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
18 45 (14.52%) VMware
19 44 (14.19%) Finance
19 44 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
19 44 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
19 44 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (13.87%) DV Cleared
20 43 (13.87%) ASP.NET
21 42 (13.55%) Citrix
22 41 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
23 39 (12.58%) PRINCE2
24 38 (12.26%) MVC

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 29 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 26 (8.39%) MS Exchange
3 22 (7.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (7.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.26%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.97%) Confluence
8 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.97%) IIS
8 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.65%) CMS
9 2 (0.65%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (15.16%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (11.61%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.94%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.97%) CATIA
6 3 (0.97%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.32%) SPSS
7 1 (0.32%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.97%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.97%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 91 (29.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (7.74%) Office 365
4 12 (3.87%) SaaS
5 5 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.65%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.65%) IaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Serverless
8 1 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.32%) Boomi
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.61%) Firewall
2 34 (10.97%) Software-Defined Networking
3 27 (8.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 22 (7.10%) Unified Communications
5 14 (4.52%) DHCP
5 14 (4.52%) DNS
5 14 (4.52%) LAN
6 13 (4.19%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.55%) Internet
7 11 (3.55%) WAN
8 8 (2.58%) Skype
9 6 (1.94%) Wireless
10 5 (1.61%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.61%) SAN
11 4 (1.29%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (1.29%) VoIP
11 4 (1.29%) WLAN
12 2 (0.65%) IPsec
12 2 (0.65%) OSPF
12 2 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (26.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.52%) MySQL
3 9 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.61%) Ingres
6 5 (1.61%) Power BI
6 5 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.97%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (0.97%) GIS
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.55%) gulp
2 11 (3.55%) Jasmine
2 11 (3.55%) Karma Test Runner
2 11 (3.55%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.26%) JIRA
4 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.29%) MSI
6 3 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.65%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.32%) TestRail
General
1 44 (14.19%) Finance
2 21 (6.77%) Marketing
3 16 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.23%) Legal
5 7 (2.26%) Electronics
6 6 (1.94%) Automotive
6 6 (1.94%) Billing
7 5 (1.61%) Advertising
7 5 (1.61%) Retail
8 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.97%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.65%) Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (26.77%) Developer
2 44 (14.19%) Analyst
3 36 (11.61%) .NET Developer
4 34 (10.97%) Architect
5 30 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 27 (8.71%) Support Engineer
7 24 (7.74%) C# Developer
8 22 (7.10%) Infrastructure Support
9 21 (6.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 21 (6.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 18 (5.81%) Lead Architect
10 18 (5.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 18 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (5.16%) Consultant
12 15 (4.84%) IT Support
13 14 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
14 13 (4.19%) Administrator
14 13 (4.19%) Applications Support
15 12 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (28.71%) .NET
2 43 (13.87%) ASP.NET
3 38 (12.26%) REST
4 27 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (7.10%) Software Packaging
6 18 (5.81%) AngularJS
7 16 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (5.16%) HTML
8 15 (4.84%) SOAP
9 14 (4.52%) .NET Framework
9 14 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (4.52%) Node.js
9 14 (4.52%) WCF
10 13 (4.19%) CSS
10 13 (4.19%) Entity Framework
10 13 (4.19%) JSON
11 11 (3.55%) .NET Core
11 11 (3.55%) Apache Flex
11 11 (3.55%) Swagger
12 9 (2.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.03%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (7.10%) Blackberry
2 22 (7.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (7.10%) Renewable Energy
3 16 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.16%) Fat Client
3 16 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.16%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.58%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.61%) Replication
8 3 (0.97%) Acoustics
8 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.65%) AS400
9 2 (0.65%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 129 (41.61%) Windows
2 62 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 55 (17.74%) Windows Server
4 52 (16.77%) Linux
5 48 (15.48%) Windows 10
6 44 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (7.74%) Windows 8
7 24 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.26%) Unix
9 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.65%) Android
11 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.23%) ITIL
2 44 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (12.58%) PRINCE2
5 38 (12.26%) MVC
6 36 (11.61%) Service Management
7 35 (11.29%) ITIL V3
8 33 (10.65%) ArchiMate
8 33 (10.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (10.65%) Project Management
8 33 (10.65%) TOGAF
9 27 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (8.39%) CRM
11 25 (8.06%) Data Protection
11 25 (8.06%) DevOps
12 24 (7.74%) Mobile Device Management
13 23 (7.42%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (7.10%) Application Virtualisation
14 22 (7.10%) Compatibility Testing
14 22 (7.10%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (29.68%) C#
2 65 (20.97%) PowerShell
3 58 (18.71%) SQL
4 32 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.13%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.52%) TypeScript
7 9 (2.90%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.58%) Java
9 7 (2.26%) VB
10 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.29%) C
12 2 (0.65%) C++
12 2 (0.65%) Python
13 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 120 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 59 (19.03%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (13.87%) DV Cleared
5 22 (7.10%) TOGAF Certification
6 21 (6.77%) MCSE
7 20 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (6.13%) CCNA
9 15 (4.84%) MCP
10 12 (3.87%) MCSA
11 11 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (3.55%) MCPD
12 9 (2.90%) Degree
13 7 (2.26%) ISEB
14 5 (1.61%) CCA
14 5 (1.61%) CCNP
14 5 (1.61%) CEH
14 5 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.61%) ISTQB
15 4 (1.29%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.90%) SLA
3 6 (1.94%) QA
4 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.97%) GDPR
5 3 (0.97%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.97%) PMO
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (7.10%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.61%) XenApp
6 5 (1.61%) XenServer
7 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.97%) vSphere
8 2 (0.65%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.32%) HDFS
9 1 (0.32%) NDS
9 1 (0.32%) vCloud
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (18.39%) SCCM
2 27 (8.71%) SCOM
3 22 (7.10%) vRealize
4 7 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.61%) WSUS
7 4 (1.29%) Cacti
7 4 (1.29%) Nagios
8 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.32%) Ansible
10 1 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (14.84%) Cisco
2 45 (14.52%) VMware
3 42 (13.55%) Citrix
4 13 (4.19%) Symantec
5 11 (3.55%) McAfee
6 9 (2.90%) Remedy
7 7 (2.26%) SAP
8 6 (1.94%) Adobe
8 6 (1.94%) HP
8 6 (1.94%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.61%) Ivanti
9 5 (1.61%) Oracle
9 5 (1.61%) Wyse
10 4 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.29%) IBM
10 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.97%) Autodesk
11 3 (0.97%) CA
11 3 (0.97%) Google
11 3 (0.97%) NetApp