The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 48 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 28.07% 14.04% 8.37%
As % of the Vendors category 51.61% 34.78% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 19
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £45,500
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 Farnborough region.

Vendors Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
93 69 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 54.39% 40.35% 56.39%
Number of salaries quoted 77 63 121
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Farnborough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 47 (46.08%) Windows
2 46 (45.10%) C#
3 43 (42.16%) MS Exchange
4 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
5 38 (37.25%) .NET
5 38 (37.25%) MS Excel
6 34 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (25.49%) CRM
9 23 (22.55%) HTML
9 23 (22.55%) ASP.NET
10 22 (21.57%) Windows XP
11 21 (20.59%) MVC
11 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (17.65%) Windows Vista
13 18 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (15.69%) Hyper-V
14 16 (15.69%) SQL
15 14 (13.73%) MS Office
15 14 (13.73%) OO
15 14 (13.73%) ITIL
15 14 (13.73%) WCF
16 13 (12.75%) QA
16 13 (12.75%) TDD
16 13 (12.75%) Retail
16 13 (12.75%) Ruby
16 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
16 13 (12.75%) RESTful
16 13 (12.75%) NoSQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 43 (42.16%) MS Exchange
2 20 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.75%) Node.js
4 12 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.96%) Lync
7 2 (1.96%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.73%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) Firewall
2 7 (6.86%) Internet
3 6 (5.88%) HTTP
4 3 (2.94%) DNS
5 2 (1.96%) Multicast
5 2 (1.96%) IMAP
5 2 (1.96%) IPsec
5 2 (1.96%) POP3
5 2 (1.96%) SMTP
5 2 (1.96%) SSL
5 2 (1.96%) VPN
5 2 (1.96%) BGP
5 2 (1.96%) X.509
5 2 (1.96%) MPLS
5 2 (1.96%) OSPF
6 1 (0.98%) DHCP
6 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.86%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.96%) Selenium
5 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (12.75%) Retail
2 12 (11.76%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Legal
4 4 (3.92%) German Language
5 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Analyst
2 25 (24.51%) Developer
3 21 (20.59%) Support Analyst
4 20 (19.61%) .NET Developer
5 18 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (15.69%) Support Engineer
7 12 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Technical Support
9 7 (6.86%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.86%) SAP Manager
9 7 (6.86%) QA Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.25%) .NET
2 23 (22.55%) HTML
2 23 (22.55%) ASP.NET
3 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (13.73%) WCF
5 13 (12.75%) RESTful
5 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (7.84%) XML
7 5 (4.90%) SOAP
7 5 (4.90%) jQuery
7 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (3.92%) CSS
9 3 (2.94%) Web Services
9 3 (2.94%) REST
9 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (1.96%) Ajax
10 2 (1.96%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.98%) WPF
11 1 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.84%) PKI
2 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.92%) BBC
5 2 (1.96%) CESG
5 2 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.96%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) AS400
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.96%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.98%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.08%) Windows
2 22 (21.57%) Windows XP
3 18 (17.65%) Windows Vista
3 18 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.49%) CRM
3 21 (20.59%) MVC
4 14 (13.73%) OO
4 14 (13.73%) ITIL
5 13 (12.75%) TDD
5 13 (12.75%) BDD
5 13 (12.75%) Web Application Development
6 9 (8.82%) Scrum
7 7 (6.86%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.90%) Service Management
10 4 (3.92%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.94%) Project Management
11 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.94%) SOA
11 3 (2.94%) Workflow
11 3 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.10%) C#
2 16 (15.69%) SQL
3 13 (12.75%) Ruby
4 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.92%) Java
8 3 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) MCTS
5 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.96%) MCPD
5 2 (1.96%) CCNA
5 2 (1.96%) ISEB
5 2 (1.96%) CISSP
5 2 (1.96%) MCP
5 2 (1.96%) MCAD
6 1 (0.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) QA
1 13 (12.75%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.69%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.96%) vSphere
4 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) SAP
1 7 (6.86%) Business Objects
1 7 (6.86%) VMware
2 3 (2.94%) NetApp
2 3 (2.94%) Citrix
2 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
2 3 (2.94%) Cisco
3 2 (1.96%) Polycom
3 2 (1.96%) Tandberg
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (0.98%) Remedy
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