The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.28% 3.72% 6.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.18% 10.00% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £22,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £46,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Qualifications Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
129 100 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 40.06% 37.17% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119 83 67
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Farnborough

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 44 (91.67%) MCSE
2 43 (89.58%) Windows
3 40 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 37 (77.08%) VMware
5 32 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (52.08%) Linux
7 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 23 (47.92%) MCSA
8 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
9 22 (45.83%) MCP
10 18 (37.50%) ITIL
10 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
11 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
12 15 (31.25%) LAN
12 15 (31.25%) WAN
12 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (29.17%) EMC
13 14 (29.17%) Finance
14 13 (27.08%) Firewall
14 13 (27.08%) SAN
14 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (27.08%) VPN
14 13 (27.08%) VLAN
15 12 (25.00%) Replication
15 12 (25.00%) PCI DSS
15 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (25.00%) Internet
16 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (22.92%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (22.92%) SAS
3 11 (22.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (14.58%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) LAN
1 15 (31.25%) WAN
2 13 (27.08%) VPN
2 13 (27.08%) SAN
2 13 (27.08%) Firewall
2 13 (27.08%) VLAN
3 12 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (25.00%) Internet
4 11 (22.92%) DHCP
4 11 (22.92%) DNS
5 7 (14.58%) IP Telephony
6 6 (12.50%) VoIP
7 4 (8.33%) DMZ
8 3 (6.25%) SMTP
8 3 (6.25%) Network Security
9 2 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (4.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Technical Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Manager
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.08%) Ajax
1 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.08%) jQuery
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Replication
2 11 (22.92%) Blackberry
3 8 (16.67%) iPhone
3 8 (16.67%) iPad
3 8 (16.67%) EMC VNX
4 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
7 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (6.25%) Clustering
8 3 (6.25%) Statistics
9 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Linux
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
3 8 (16.67%) Data Management
3 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (14.58%) Information Security
4 7 (14.58%) Release Management
4 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.33%) Time Management
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.33%) Security Hardening
5 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.25%) BCP
6 3 (6.25%) Load Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.25%) People Management
6 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (91.67%) MCSE
2 32 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (47.92%) MCSA
4 22 (45.83%) MCP
5 11 (22.92%) Degree
5 11 (22.92%) CCNA
5 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.25%) HND
8 2 (4.17%) CCENT
8 2 (4.17%) MCDST
8 2 (4.17%) MCTS
8 2 (4.17%) MCITP
9 1 (2.08%) MCPD
9 1 (2.08%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.25%) QA
3 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.92%) vSphere
3 11 (22.92%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 7 (14.58%) Firmware
6 4 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 4 (8.33%) Check_MK
1 4 (8.33%) Icinga
2 3 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) VMware
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) EMC
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) CommVault
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (8.33%) Symantec
7 4 (8.33%) Websense
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
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