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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 27.89% 15.60% 54.10%
As % of the Vendors category 39.42% 19.10% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 26
Average salary £34,842 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.79% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,825 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
104 89 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 70.75% 81.65% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 104 76 43
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Andover

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 71 (70.30%) Security Cleared
2 68 (67.33%) SC Cleared
3 63 (62.38%) DV Cleared
4 50 (49.50%) Windows
5 48 (47.52%) VMware
6 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
7 43 (42.57%) HP
7 43 (42.57%) ITIL
8 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (34.65%) MS Excel
9 35 (34.65%) DHCP
9 35 (34.65%) DNS
10 33 (32.67%) Citrix
10 33 (32.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (30.69%) Firewall
12 30 (29.70%) Service Delivery
12 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (25.74%) SQL
14 25 (24.75%) SCCM
15 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (22.77%) MCSE
16 23 (22.77%) HP SIM
17 22 (21.78%) Windows 7
18 21 (20.79%) Windows 8
19 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
19 19 (18.81%) Clustering
20 18 (17.82%) Change Management
20 18 (17.82%) SCOM
21 16 (15.84%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.97%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.98%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.99%) Mule
Applications
1 35 (34.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.84%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 35 (34.65%) DHCP
1 35 (34.65%) DNS
2 31 (30.69%) Firewall
3 9 (8.91%) LAN
3 9 (8.91%) WAN
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) MS Access
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.95%) Selenium
2 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Advertising
3 3 (2.97%) Publishing
3 3 (2.97%) French Language
3 3 (2.97%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (15.84%) Administrator
2 15 (14.85%) Analyst
2 15 (14.85%) Design Engineer
3 13 (12.87%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Tester
4 8 (7.92%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Senior Design Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Storage Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Project Leader
8 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) JSP
1 13 (12.87%) Software Packaging
2 5 (4.95%) .NET
3 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.98%) CSS
3 2 (1.98%) HTML
3 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Clustering
2 8 (7.92%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.92%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.97%) Open Source
3 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (49.50%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (32.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (21.78%) Windows 7
6 21 (20.79%) Windows 8
7 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
8 16 (15.84%) Linux
9 15 (14.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.98%) Android
12 1 (0.99%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) ITIL
2 30 (29.70%) Service Delivery
3 18 (17.82%) Change Management
4 16 (15.84%) TOGAF
5 14 (13.86%) Software Testing
6 13 (12.87%) Compatibility Testing
6 13 (12.87%) Software Distribution
6 13 (12.87%) Line Management
7 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.93%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.93%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.94%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.95%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.95%) Project Management
11 4 (3.96%) Service Management
11 4 (3.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) SQL
2 16 (15.84%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.95%) Python
3 5 (4.95%) C#
3 5 (4.95%) Perl
4 4 (3.96%) VBA
5 2 (1.98%) VB
5 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (70.30%) Security Cleared
2 68 (67.33%) SC Cleared
3 63 (62.38%) DV Cleared
4 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (22.77%) MCSE
6 8 (7.92%) ISEB
7 6 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.96%) MCP
8 4 (3.96%) CCNA
9 3 (2.97%) Degree
10 2 (1.98%) VCP4
10 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.99%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) COBIT
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.84%) VMware ESX
3 16 (15.84%) XenApp
4 13 (12.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.94%) vSphere
7 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.98%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (24.75%) SCCM
2 23 (22.77%) HP SIM
3 18 (17.82%) SCOM
4 16 (15.84%) HP Data Protector
4 16 (15.84%) NetBackup
4 16 (15.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (47.52%) VMware
2 43 (42.57%) HP
3 33 (32.67%) Citrix
4 16 (15.84%) Symantec
5 12 (11.88%) 3PAR
6 10 (9.90%) Oracle
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco
7 4 (3.96%) Dell
7 4 (3.96%) Avaya
8 2 (1.98%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) NetApp
9 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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