The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 34.67% 19.12% 21.57%
As % of the Vendors category 54.17% 26.53% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 8
Average salary £32,000 £36,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £39,150
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Vendors Category
Andover
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 49 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 64.00% 72.06% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 18
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Andover region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Andover

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Andover

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Andover region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Andover

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 112 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 94 (78.33%) ITIL
3 68 (56.67%) SC Cleared
4 57 (47.50%) DV Cleared
5 55 (45.83%) Windows
6 45 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 42 (35.00%) SCCM
8 41 (34.17%) Citrix
9 38 (31.67%) JSP
9 38 (31.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 38 (31.67%) PowerShell
9 38 (31.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 38 (31.67%) Software Packaging
9 38 (31.67%) Software Distribution
10 37 (30.83%) DHCP
10 37 (30.83%) DNS
11 35 (29.17%) Linux
12 33 (27.50%) MS Excel
12 33 (27.50%) Firewall
13 31 (25.83%) vSphere
14 26 (21.67%) HP
15 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (20.00%) Line Management
17 23 (19.17%) HP Storage
17 23 (19.17%) Service Delivery
17 23 (19.17%) SLA
18 22 (18.33%) Symantec
18 22 (18.33%) VMware
18 22 (18.33%) NetBackup

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (15.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.83%) DHCP
1 37 (30.83%) DNS
2 33 (27.50%) Firewall
3 17 (14.17%) LAN
3 17 (14.17%) WAN
4 11 (9.17%) SMTP
4 11 (9.17%) DMZ
4 11 (9.17%) X.400
4 11 (9.17%) FTP
4 11 (9.17%) HTTP
4 11 (9.17%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.17%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) QlikView
2 5 (4.17%) Big Data
2 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (7.50%) Local Government
2 2 (1.67%) French Language
2 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
2 2 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (20.83%) Analyst
2 22 (18.33%) Systems Administrator
2 22 (18.33%) Administrator
3 19 (15.83%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (15.83%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 19 (15.83%) Technical Leader
3 19 (15.83%) Integration Engineer
4 13 (10.83%) Technical Services Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Service Analyst
5 11 (9.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Data Analyst
5 11 (9.17%) Network Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Principal Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.67%) JSP
1 38 (31.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) HP Storage
2 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) CESG
3 4 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.83%) Windows
2 35 (29.17%) Linux
3 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (10.83%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.83%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.83%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (78.33%) ITIL
2 38 (31.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 38 (31.67%) Software Distribution
3 24 (20.00%) Line Management
4 23 (19.17%) Service Delivery
5 22 (18.33%) Mentoring
6 20 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 19 (15.83%) Performance Management
7 19 (15.83%) Software Testing
8 13 (10.83%) Service Management
9 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.17%) Validation
9 11 (9.17%) Data Management
9 11 (9.17%) Data Validation
9 11 (9.17%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.50%) ArchiMate
10 9 (7.50%) Open Source
10 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (7.50%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 68 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 57 (47.50%) DV Cleared
4 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (14.17%) MCP
6 15 (12.50%) CCNA
6 15 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (10.83%) MCDST
7 13 (10.83%) MCTS
7 13 (10.83%) MCITP
8 11 (9.17%) CISSP
8 11 (9.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (3.33%) MCSE
10 2 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.17%) SLA
2 9 (7.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 38 (31.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 31 (25.83%) vSphere
4 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (35.00%) SCCM
2 22 (18.33%) NetBackup
2 22 (18.33%) HP Data Protector
2 22 (18.33%) HP SIM
2 22 (18.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (34.17%) Citrix
2 26 (21.67%) HP
3 22 (18.33%) Symantec
3 22 (18.33%) VMware
4 20 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 20 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (3.33%) Cisco
5 4 (3.33%) Dell
6 2 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat