The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Eastleigh 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 28.57% 11.54% 14.71%
As % of the Vendors category 61.54% 20.00% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Average salary £34,750 £32,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.59% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Eastleigh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 46.43% 57.69% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 22
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Hampshire

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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Eastleigh

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Retail
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (53.57%) Clustering
4 10 (35.71%) UNIX
4 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) Identity Management
4 10 (35.71%) EPoS
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 10 (35.71%) DNS
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.00%) MS Office
6 7 (25.00%) SAP
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) VoIP
6 7 (25.00%) A+ Certification
6 7 (25.00%) Wireless
6 7 (25.00%) Software Distribution
6 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (21.43%) QA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) Wireless
2 7 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) OLAP
2 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (78.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Design Engineer
1 10 (35.71%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 7 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) DBA
3 5 (17.86%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Clustering
2 10 (35.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (35.71%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
1 10 (35.71%) Identity Management
2 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Database Security
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 5 (17.86%) MCITP
3 5 (17.86%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Citrix
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) SAP