Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 340 277 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.04% 17.55% 21.58%
As % of the Vendors category 43.42% 36.59% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 285 244 456
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -18.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,375 £50,000
South West median annual salary £38,136 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.07% -1.33% +3.81%

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 783 757 1,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 53.05% 47.97% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 682 647 994
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +2.63%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +5 122 £41,250 +26.92% 15
Salisbury +1 100 £44,000 +76.00% 2
Chippenham +8 54 £30,000 -11.11% 8
Melksham -1 8 £32,500 -31.58%
Devizes - 8 £67,500 - 1
Malmesbury -1 3 - - 1
Calne - 3 £25,500 -
Corsham -9 2 £37,500 +38.89% 2
Trowbridge -4 1 £25,974 -27.35% 1
Warminster - 1 £42,500 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 128 (37.65%) ITIL
1 128 (37.65%) Security Cleared
2 111 (32.65%) Windows
3 92 (27.06%) SC Cleared
4 87 (25.59%) SQL
5 81 (23.82%) SQL Server
6 72 (21.18%) .NET
7 68 (20.00%) Linux
7 68 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 65 (19.12%) C#
9 64 (18.82%) Active Directory
10 60 (17.65%) VMware
11 56 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
12 55 (16.18%) CCNA
12 55 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
13 54 (15.88%) DNS
13 54 (15.88%) Microsoft Office
14 53 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (15.00%) DHCP
15 51 (15.00%) Firewall
16 48 (14.12%) SharePoint
17 45 (13.24%) DV Cleared
18 44 (12.94%) Network Security
19 43 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
20 41 (12.06%) ASP.NET
21 40 (11.76%) TCP/IP
21 40 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
22 38 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
23 35 (10.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
24 34 (10.00%) Virtual Environments

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 48 (14.12%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.53%) IIS
5 10 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 54 (15.88%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 32 (9.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (4.71%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.18%) Maximo
5 3 (0.88%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.59%) BPCS
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.18%) Office 365
3 16 (4.71%) Amazon S3
4 13 (3.82%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.18%) SaaS
8 2 (0.59%) GitHub
8 2 (0.59%) Google Play
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 54 (15.88%) DNS
2 51 (15.00%) DHCP
2 51 (15.00%) Firewall
3 44 (12.94%) Network Security
4 40 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 34 (10.00%) DMZ
5 34 (10.00%) FTP
5 34 (10.00%) HTTP
5 34 (10.00%) SMTP
5 34 (10.00%) X.400
6 26 (7.65%) HTTPS
7 22 (6.47%) LAN
8 19 (5.59%) WAN
9 7 (2.06%) Wireless
10 6 (1.76%) Wireless Security
11 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.18%) OSPF
11 4 (1.18%) VoIP
11 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (2.35%) Power BI
5 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.47%) Data Lake
6 5 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.47%) HDInsight
6 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.88%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 40 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (5.59%) gulp
2 19 (5.59%) Jasmine
2 19 (5.59%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (1.76%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.47%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.47%) JIRA
4 5 (1.47%) MSI
4 5 (1.47%) NuGet
5 4 (1.18%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.59%) TestRail
8 1 (0.29%) RStudio
8 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (8.53%) Advertising
2 20 (5.88%) Finance
2 20 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 15 (4.41%) Retail
4 9 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.76%) Military
6 3 (0.88%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (21.76%) Developer
2 58 (17.06%) Analyst
3 37 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 33 (9.71%) Network Engineer
5 29 (8.53%) Support Analyst
6 28 (8.24%) Consultant
7 19 (5.59%) Tester
8 17 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (4.71%) Applications Developer
9 16 (4.71%) C# Developer
9 16 (4.71%) Infrastructure Support
9 16 (4.71%) Storage Engineer
9 16 (4.71%) Technical Leader
10 15 (4.41%) Lead Developer
10 15 (4.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.12%) Lead Tester
11 14 (4.12%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (21.18%) .NET
2 41 (12.06%) ASP.NET
3 31 (9.12%) AngularJS
4 28 (8.24%) .NET Framework
5 26 (7.65%) REST
6 25 (7.35%) Entity Framework
7 23 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (6.76%) HTML
8 19 (5.59%) Swagger
9 15 (4.41%) HTML5
10 14 (4.12%) CSS
11 10 (2.94%) Apache Flex
11 10 (2.94%) EDI
12 8 (2.35%) Software Packaging
13 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (1.47%) WCF
13 5 (1.47%) WinForms
14 3 (0.88%) React
14 3 (0.88%) RESTful
14 3 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.00%) CESG
3 21 (6.18%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.71%) Derivative
5 9 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.76%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.47%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.47%) SCADA
8 5 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.18%) Clustering
9 4 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) User Experience
11 2 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.59%) iPad
11 2 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 111 (32.65%) Windows
2 68 (20.00%) Linux
3 33 (9.71%) Windows 7
4 32 (9.41%) Windows Server
5 24 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (6.76%) Unix
7 22 (6.47%) Windows 10
8 20 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (4.71%) CentOS
9 16 (4.71%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.53%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.24%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.59%) AIX
13 2 (0.59%) Android
13 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (37.65%) ITIL
2 53 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 34 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 34 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
4 33 (9.71%) DevOps
5 32 (9.41%) MVC
6 28 (8.24%) Incident Management
7 24 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (7.06%) PRINCE2
8 22 (6.47%) Scrum
9 20 (5.88%) Project Management
9 20 (5.88%) TDD
10 19 (5.59%) BDD
10 19 (5.59%) Change Management
10 19 (5.59%) Kimball Methodology
10 19 (5.59%) Release Management
11 18 (5.29%) Manual Testing
12 17 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 87 (25.59%) SQL
2 65 (19.12%) C#
3 27 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.00%) C
4 17 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 16 (4.71%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.24%) VB
7 9 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.35%) PHP
9 6 (1.76%) VBScript
10 5 (1.47%) Java
11 3 (0.88%) C++
12 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.59%) VBA
12 2 (0.59%) X++
13 1 (0.29%) Python
13 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 128 (37.65%) Security Cleared
2 92 (27.06%) SC Cleared
3 68 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (16.18%) CCNA
6 45 (13.24%) DV Cleared
7 35 (10.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 34 (10.00%) CISSP
9 21 (6.18%) MCPD
10 19 (5.59%) MCSA
10 19 (5.59%) MCSE
11 18 (5.29%) ISTQB
12 16 (4.71%) RHCE
12 16 (4.71%) RHCSA
13 14 (4.12%) CEH
13 14 (4.12%) ISEB
14 13 (3.82%) MCP
15 9 (2.65%) Degree
16 7 (2.06%) MCITP
17 5 (1.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.24%) PCI DSS
1 11 (3.24%) SLA
2 6 (1.76%) PMO
3 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.18%) QA
4 2 (0.59%) COBIT
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 64 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.00%) vSphere
4 16 (4.71%) NFS
4 16 (4.71%) Samba
4 16 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (3.82%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.47%) HDFS
8 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.59%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.29%) XenApp
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.59%) SCCM
2 16 (4.71%) Puppet
3 4 (1.18%) Endace
3 4 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (17.65%) VMware
2 26 (7.65%) HP
3 24 (7.06%) Cisco
4 23 (6.76%) Oracle
5 17 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.71%) Citrix
6 16 (4.71%) Scality
7 6 (1.76%) Google
8 5 (1.47%) Dell
8 5 (1.47%) SAP
9 4 (1.18%) Remedy
10 3 (0.88%) AlienVault
10 3 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.88%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.59%) Capita
11 2 (0.59%) IBM
11 2 (0.59%) Infor
11 2 (0.59%) Symantec
11 2 (0.59%) Tableau
11 2 (0.59%) Zend