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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 14.12% 31.76% 22.95%
As % of the Vendors category 20.69% 54.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 12
Average salary £33,000 £38,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £34,500
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
58 50 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 68.24% 58.82% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 22
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Andover

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 88 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 79 (79.80%) ITIL
3 49 (49.49%) Windows
3 49 (49.49%) SC Cleared
4 39 (39.39%) DV Cleared
5 35 (35.35%) Active Directory
5 35 (35.35%) SCCM
6 33 (33.33%) Citrix
7 30 (30.30%) JSP
7 30 (30.30%) Software Packaging
7 30 (30.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (30.30%) PowerShell
7 30 (30.30%) Compatibility Testing
7 30 (30.30%) Software Distribution
8 29 (29.29%) MS Excel
9 28 (28.28%) Linux
9 28 (28.28%) DHCP
9 28 (28.28%) DNS
9 28 (28.28%) Firewall
9 28 (28.28%) vSphere
10 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (21.21%) Windows 7
12 20 (20.20%) SLA
13 19 (19.19%) Line Management
14 18 (18.18%) HP
15 17 (17.17%) Oracle
15 17 (17.17%) Symantec
15 17 (17.17%) VMware
15 17 (17.17%) NetBackup

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (29.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.28%) DHCP
1 28 (28.28%) DNS
1 28 (28.28%) Firewall
2 13 (13.13%) LAN
2 13 (13.13%) WAN
3 11 (11.11%) SMTP
3 11 (11.11%) DMZ
3 11 (11.11%) X.400
3 11 (11.11%) FTP
3 11 (11.11%) HTTP
3 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) QlikView
2 5 (5.05%) Big Data
2 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (7.07%) Local Government
2 2 (2.02%) Publishing
2 2 (2.02%) French Language
2 2 (2.02%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.01%) Advertising
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (17.17%) Administrator
3 16 (16.16%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (16.16%) Integration Engineer
3 16 (16.16%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Technical Leader
5 13 (13.13%) Technical Services Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Service Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) Security Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Data Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Architect
8 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.07%) Principal Architect
8 7 (7.07%) Principal Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.30%) JSP
1 30 (30.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) HP Storage
2 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) CESG
3 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) Windows
2 28 (28.28%) Linux
3 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 17 (17.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (13.13%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.80%) ITIL
2 30 (30.30%) Compatibility Testing
2 30 (30.30%) Software Distribution
3 19 (19.19%) Line Management
4 17 (17.17%) Mentoring
4 17 (17.17%) Capacity Management
5 15 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 14 (14.14%) Software Testing
6 14 (14.14%) Performance Management
7 13 (13.13%) Service Management
8 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.10%) Validation
8 10 (10.10%) Data Management
8 10 (10.10%) Data Validation
8 10 (10.10%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.07%) ArchiMate
9 7 (7.07%) Open Source
9 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (7.07%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 49 (49.49%) SC Cleared
3 39 (39.39%) DV Cleared
4 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (13.13%) MCDST
5 13 (13.13%) MCTS
5 13 (13.13%) MCITP
5 13 (13.13%) MCP
6 11 (11.11%) CCNA
6 11 (11.11%) CISSP
6 11 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) SLA
2 7 (7.07%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (35.35%) Active Directory
2 30 (30.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 28 (28.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (35.35%) SCCM
2 17 (17.17%) HP Data Protector
2 17 (17.17%) HP SIM
2 17 (17.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 17 (17.17%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) Citrix
2 18 (18.18%) HP
3 17 (17.17%) Oracle
3 17 (17.17%) Symantec
3 17 (17.17%) VMware
3 17 (17.17%) 3PAR
4 5 (5.05%) NetApp