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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 15.32% 19.85% 30.43%
As % of the Vendors category 28.81% 29.03% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 30
Average salary £26,500 £34,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% -13.92%
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
59 93 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 53.15% 68.38% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 93 76
Average salary £28,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows 7
3 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
4 17 (73.91%) Citrix
5 14 (60.87%) Windows 8
5 14 (60.87%) Mentoring
5 14 (60.87%) Mac OS X
5 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (60.87%) SLA
6 13 (56.52%) Driving Licence
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.04%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) WAN
11 3 (13.04%) Linux
11 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
11 3 (13.04%) MS Office
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL
11 3 (13.04%) NetApp
11 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (13.04%) Symantec
11 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
11 3 (13.04%) Firewall
11 3 (13.04%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) NAS
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Support Engineer
2 16 (69.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 16 (69.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (60.87%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 14 (60.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (60.87%) Desktop Support
4 13 (56.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 13 (56.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (56.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) IT Support
6 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
8 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
9 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Junior IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Driving Licence
2 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows 7
3 14 (60.87%) Mac OS X
3 14 (60.87%) Windows 8
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
7 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL V2
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
1 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) NetApp
2 3 (13.04%) Symantec
2 3 (13.04%) Synology
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
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