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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 99 69 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 30.46% 26.24% 15.85%
As % of the Vendors category 41.08% 43.95% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 88 67 26
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
241 157 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 74.15% 59.70% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 203 123 83
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (42.56%) Windows
2 77 (39.49%) C#
3 75 (38.46%) .NET
3 75 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 73 (37.44%) SQL Server
5 60 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 57 (29.23%) Retail
7 53 (27.18%) Active Directory
8 52 (26.67%) MVC
9 50 (25.64%) VMware
10 42 (21.54%) Finance
10 42 (21.54%) ASP.NET
10 42 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 33 (16.92%) Firewall
15 31 (15.90%) TDD
15 31 (15.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (15.90%) Hyper-V
16 26 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (13.33%) Manufacturing
16 26 (13.33%) OO
17 25 (12.82%) Ruby
17 25 (12.82%) WCF
17 25 (12.82%) Web Application Development
17 25 (12.82%) Node.js
17 25 (12.82%) NoSQL
17 25 (12.82%) Git (software)
17 25 (12.82%) RESTful

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 34 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (12.82%) Node.js
4 18 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (5.64%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.05%) IIS
10 3 (1.54%) SAS
10 3 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.03%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 75 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.26%) MS Office
3 5 (2.56%) MS Project
4 4 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.54%) SAP SCM
2 3 (1.54%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.51%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.15%) Office 365
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.92%) Firewall
2 21 (10.77%) SAN
3 10 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.59%) Internet
5 6 (3.08%) DNS
5 6 (3.08%) LAN
5 6 (3.08%) WAN
5 6 (3.08%) DHCP
6 5 (2.56%) NAS
6 5 (2.56%) SSL
6 5 (2.56%) VPN
7 4 (2.05%) VoIP
7 4 (2.05%) IPsec
7 4 (2.05%) Network Security
8 3 (1.54%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.54%) VLAN
8 3 (1.54%) SMTP
9 1 (0.51%) MPLS
9 1 (0.51%) OSPF
9 1 (0.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (37.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.56%) MySQL
7 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.03%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.03%) DB2
9 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.03%) Xcelsius
9 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 25 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.05%) LSMW
General
1 57 (29.23%) Retail
2 42 (21.54%) Finance
3 26 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 18 (9.23%) Publishing
5 11 (5.64%) Banking
6 10 (5.13%) Marketing
7 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.56%) Legal
9 3 (1.54%) Billing
10 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.51%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (37.44%) Developer
2 53 (27.18%) .NET Developer
3 44 (22.56%) Support Engineer
4 32 (16.41%) C# Developer
5 27 (13.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (9.23%) Analyst
9 17 (8.72%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (8.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (8.21%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 16 (8.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (7.69%) Support Analyst
12 13 (6.67%) Consultant
12 13 (6.67%) IT Support
13 12 (6.15%) Service Analyst
13 12 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (6.15%) SAP Consultant
14 10 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (38.46%) .NET
2 42 (21.54%) ASP.NET
3 41 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (12.82%) RESTful
5 25 (12.82%) WCF
6 18 (9.23%) HTML
6 18 (9.23%) XML
7 14 (7.18%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.56%) JSON
8 5 (2.56%) WinForms
8 5 (2.56%) XSD
8 5 (2.56%) XSLT
8 5 (2.56%) COM
8 5 (2.56%) WPF
8 5 (2.56%) HTML5
9 4 (2.05%) EDI
10 3 (1.54%) CSS
11 2 (1.03%) SOAP
11 2 (1.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.10%) Clustering
3 5 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.05%) LIMS
5 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Blog
7 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (42.56%) Windows
2 31 (15.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (8.72%) Linux
6 10 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.62%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.56%) Windows Vista
8 5 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.54%) CentOS
9 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.67%) MVC
2 42 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.90%) TDD
4 26 (13.33%) OO
5 25 (12.82%) BDD
5 25 (12.82%) Web Application Development
6 23 (11.79%) CRM
7 16 (8.21%) ITIL
8 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.59%) Project Management
9 7 (3.59%) Logistics
9 7 (3.59%) Integration Testing
9 7 (3.59%) Demand Management
10 6 (3.08%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.08%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.56%) CAD
11 5 (2.56%) Migration
11 5 (2.56%) Time Management
12 4 (2.05%) Performance Management
12 4 (2.05%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.49%) C#
2 25 (12.82%) Ruby
3 14 (7.18%) C
4 12 (6.15%) C++
5 11 (5.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.08%) SQL
7 5 (2.56%) ABAP
7 5 (2.56%) Fortran
8 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.74%) MCSE
4 14 (7.18%) MCP
5 13 (6.67%) MCSA
6 12 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (6.15%) Degree
7 3 (1.54%) MCTS
8 2 (1.03%) MCITP
8 2 (1.03%) CCNA
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.51%) MCPD
9 1 (0.51%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.79%) SLA
2 17 (8.72%) QA
System Software
1 53 (27.18%) Active Directory
2 38 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (15.90%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.64%) vSphere
5 4 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.05%) vCloud
6 3 (1.54%) Firmware
6 3 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (25.64%) VMware
2 22 (11.28%) SAP
3 13 (6.67%) HP
4 9 (4.62%) Dell
5 5 (2.56%) EMC
5 5 (2.56%) Avaya
5 5 (2.56%) SonicWALL
5 5 (2.56%) Veeam
6 4 (2.05%) Cisco
7 3 (1.54%) CommVault
7 3 (1.54%) Juniper
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle
8 2 (1.03%) SEEBURGER
9 1 (0.51%) Polycom
9 1 (0.51%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.51%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.51%) Reuters
9 1 (0.51%) BT
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
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