The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Eastleigh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 23.08% 20.00% 31.25%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 35.00% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 15
Average salary £20,623 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.47% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £22,600 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £57,000
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 Eastleigh region.

Vendors Category
Eastleigh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 61.54% 57.14% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Eastleigh

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Eastleigh

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Eastleigh

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Eastleigh

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Eastleigh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Eastleigh region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Eastleigh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Eastleigh 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
3 9 (69.23%) EPoS
3 9 (69.23%) MS Office
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) SAP
5 7 (53.85%) A+ Certification
5 7 (53.85%) VoIP
5 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 7 (53.85%) Software Distribution
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Eastleigh 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
1 7 (53.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Graduate
2 7 (53.85%) IT Graduate
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Software Distribution
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia
2 1 (7.69%) LANDesk