The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Basingstoke region.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 152 153 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 19.66% 23.65% 22.21%
As % of the Vendors category 30.65% 37.68% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 123 123 124
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
496 406 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 64.17% 62.75% 56.97%
Number of salaries quoted 371 311 285
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Hampshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

1 201 (64.84%) Windows
2 106 (34.19%) MS Excel
3 104 (33.55%) VMware
4 81 (26.13%) ITIL
4 81 (26.13%) .NET
5 76 (24.52%) Security Cleared
6 69 (22.26%) C#
7 68 (21.94%) SQL
8 67 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 67 (21.61%) Hyper-V
9 66 (21.29%) ASP.NET
9 66 (21.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 62 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 56 (18.06%) SC Cleared
12 55 (17.74%) Active Directory
13 54 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 53 (17.10%) SharePoint
15 51 (16.45%) Cisco
16 49 (15.81%) Citrix
17 47 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
17 47 (15.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 45 (14.52%) TOGAF
18 45 (14.52%) Linux
19 44 (14.19%) MS Exchange
20 43 (13.87%) MVC
21 40 (12.90%) Risk Management
21 40 (12.90%) JavaScript
22 39 (12.58%) Telecoms
22 39 (12.58%) Finance
23 34 (10.97%) CA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 53 (17.10%) SharePoint
2 44 (14.19%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.35%) IIS
4 16 (5.16%) Apache
5 15 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.58%) MS Project Server
8 6 (1.94%) SAS
8 6 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.29%) Lync
10 3 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.97%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.97%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.32%) Node.js
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 106 (34.19%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.35%) MS Office
3 14 (4.52%) MS Project
4 5 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.23%) SaaS
2 5 (1.61%) Office 365
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.71%) LAN
2 24 (7.74%) WAN
3 22 (7.10%) Firewall
4 19 (6.13%) SAN
5 16 (5.16%) NAS
6 12 (3.87%) TETRA
6 12 (3.87%) PBX
6 12 (3.87%) VoIP
6 12 (3.87%) Multicast
7 10 (3.23%) DNS
8 8 (2.58%) DHCP
8 8 (2.58%) NetScaler
9 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.61%) VPN
10 5 (1.61%) Internet
10 5 (1.61%) LDAP
10 5 (1.61%) X.509
11 3 (0.97%) SSH
11 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (5.48%) MySQL
4 14 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.65%) OLTP
11 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.32%) IDOL
12 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.52%) Subversion
2 13 (4.19%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.90%) SoapUI
4 9 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.65%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.32%) Moq
7 1 (0.32%) MSTest
7 1 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 39 (12.58%) Telecoms
1 39 (12.58%) Finance
2 25 (8.06%) Marketing
3 13 (4.19%) Retail
4 10 (3.23%) Legal
5 9 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.58%) Military
7 7 (2.26%) Back Office
8 6 (1.94%) Electronics
9 2 (0.65%) Automotive
9 2 (0.65%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (21.94%) Architect
2 60 (19.35%) Developer
3 42 (13.55%) Analyst
4 40 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 32 (10.32%) C# Developer
6 25 (8.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 25 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (7.10%) Software Developer
7 22 (7.10%) Software Engineer
8 20 (6.45%) Consultant
9 19 (6.13%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (5.48%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.16%) C# Software Engineer
12 15 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (4.84%) Service Analyst
13 14 (4.52%) Support Engineer
13 14 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (3.87%) Product Manager
14 12 (3.87%) Portfolio Manager
15 11 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.13%) .NET
2 66 (21.29%) ASP.NET
3 33 (10.65%) HTML
4 30 (9.68%) XML
4 30 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (9.03%) Web Services
6 26 (8.39%) jQuery
7 23 (7.42%) CSS
7 23 (7.42%) WCF
8 16 (5.16%) .NET Framework
9 14 (4.52%) XSLT
10 13 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (4.19%) SOAP
11 12 (3.87%) HTML5
12 10 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (2.90%) LINQ
13 9 (2.90%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 9 (2.90%) MFC
14 7 (2.26%) Ajax
14 7 (2.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.52%) Computer Science
2 12 (3.87%) Open Source
3 10 (3.23%) PKI
4 9 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.58%) Statistics
6 6 (1.94%) DTV
6 6 (1.94%) Informatics
6 6 (1.94%) Derivative
7 5 (1.61%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.61%) Replication
8 4 (1.29%) PACS
8 4 (1.29%) LIMS
8 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.97%) iPhone
9 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.65%) CMDB
11 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 201 (64.84%) Windows
2 66 (21.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (15.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (14.52%) Linux
5 25 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (7.42%) UNIX
7 20 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 18 (5.81%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.61%) AIX
9 5 (1.61%) Solaris
10 3 (0.97%) Debian
11 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.32%) Android
12 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.13%) ITIL
2 45 (14.52%) TOGAF
3 43 (13.87%) MVC
4 40 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 26 (8.39%) Software Engineering
6 17 (5.48%) Project Planning
6 17 (5.48%) UML
7 15 (4.84%) Change Control
7 15 (4.84%) Customer Engagement
7 15 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (4.52%) Project Management
8 14 (4.52%) Scrum
8 14 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.19%) Product Management
9 13 (4.19%) TDD
9 13 (4.19%) Pair Programming
9 13 (4.19%) Service Management
10 12 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (3.87%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.26%) C#
2 68 (21.94%) SQL
3 40 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.77%) PHP
5 14 (4.52%) Java
6 13 (4.19%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.19%) Ruby
6 13 (4.19%) Python
7 12 (3.87%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.23%) C++
9 5 (1.61%) C
9 5 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.97%) PHP5
12 2 (0.65%) VC++
12 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.32%) VBScript
13 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (24.52%) Security Cleared
2 56 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 54 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (8.39%) Degree
5 23 (7.42%) MCP
6 20 (6.45%) CISSP
7 18 (5.81%) DV Cleared
8 16 (5.16%) CCNA
8 16 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (4.19%) MCSE
10 7 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.94%) MCSA
11 6 (1.94%) MCITP
11 6 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.97%) GCIA
12 3 (0.97%) GCIH
12 3 (0.97%) MCSD
13 2 (0.65%) GIAC
13 2 (0.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.10%) COBIT
2 15 (4.84%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.19%) SLA
4 3 (0.97%) COSO
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 67 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 67 (21.61%) Hyper-V
2 55 (17.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.52%) XenApp
4 12 (3.87%) Snort
5 10 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.58%) XenServer
7 3 (0.97%) vSphere
7 3 (0.97%) UAG
7 3 (0.97%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (7.42%) SCCM
2 17 (5.48%) SCOM
3 16 (5.16%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.97%) MOM
4 3 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.65%) DameWare
6 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 104 (33.55%) VMware
2 51 (16.45%) Cisco
3 49 (15.81%) Citrix
4 34 (10.97%) CA
5 29 (9.35%) Oracle
6 26 (8.39%) Red Hat
7 18 (5.81%) HP
8 15 (4.84%) Juniper
9 13 (4.19%) Compaq
10 12 (3.87%) Fujitsu
11 11 (3.55%) SAP
12 10 (3.23%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.94%) Radware
14 5 (1.61%) Genesys
15 4 (1.29%) Interwoven
16 3 (0.97%) McAfee
16 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
16 3 (0.97%) ESRI
17 2 (0.65%) Thunderhead
17 2 (0.65%) Fortinet
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