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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 6.22% 0.79% 6.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.47% 1.87% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 15
Average salary £33,750 £26,125 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.18% +53.67%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
85 107 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 37.78% 42.46% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 78 90 76
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) MCSE
3 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 9 (50.00%) MCSA
6 9 (50.00%) MCP
6 9 (50.00%) VMware
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (44.44%) Linux
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 3 (16.67%) QA
11 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (16.67%) Firewall
11 3 (16.67%) MS Office
11 3 (16.67%) C#
11 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) T-SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 3 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) MCSE
2 9 (50.00%) MCSA
2 9 (50.00%) MCP
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) MCTS
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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