The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Qualifications for the Farnborough region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.48% 3.18% 4.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 8.06% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 12
Average salary £28,750 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
96 62 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 43.84% 39.49% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 115
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire

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 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
5 6 (42.86%) CRM
5 6 (42.86%) MCP
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
6 5 (35.71%) MCSA
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) MCITP
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (7.14%) NHS
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) CCNP
8 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (7.14%) .NET
8 1 (7.14%) C#
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.14%) MCAD
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCP
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
2 5 (35.71%) MCSA
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCPD
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) MCAD
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix