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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 22.36% 21.46% 13.95%
As % of the Vendors category 35.95% 42.31% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 39 21
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £47,500
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
153 104 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 62.20% 50.73% 55.81%
Number of salaries quoted 118 95 101
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 69 (60.53%) Windows
2 53 (46.49%) MS Excel
3 35 (30.70%) Active Directory
4 33 (28.95%) MS Exchange
4 33 (28.95%) C#
5 27 (23.68%) .NET
5 27 (23.68%) CRM
6 24 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 23 (20.18%) ITIL
8 21 (18.42%) SQL
9 19 (16.67%) PKI
10 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (15.79%) Finance
11 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
12 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (14.04%) Firewall
13 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
13 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
14 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (12.28%) HTML
14 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
14 14 (12.28%) MVC
15 13 (11.40%) Cisco
15 13 (11.40%) Windows XP
15 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (11.40%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (11.40%) Windows Vista

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 33 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.63%) Node.js
5 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 53 (46.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) Firewall
2 12 (10.53%) X.509
3 9 (7.89%) Multicast
3 9 (7.89%) LAN
3 9 (7.89%) PBX
3 9 (7.89%) VoIP
3 9 (7.89%) WAN
3 9 (7.89%) TETRA
4 7 (6.14%) HTTP
5 5 (4.39%) DHCP
6 3 (2.63%) DNS
7 2 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) IMAP
8 1 (0.88%) POP3
8 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) QlikView
4 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.89%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.75%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (31.58%) Analyst
2 31 (27.19%) Support Analyst
3 16 (14.04%) Support Engineer
4 14 (12.28%) Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Help Desk Support
5 13 (11.40%) Consultant
5 13 (11.40%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 12 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 12 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.77%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) IT Support
7 10 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.89%) Product Manager
8 9 (7.89%) Portfolio Manager
8 9 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.68%) .NET
2 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.28%) HTML
4 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (7.02%) XML
6 7 (6.14%) jQuery
6 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.26%) WCF
8 5 (4.39%) SOAP
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (3.51%) Ajax
10 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (2.63%) RESTful
10 3 (2.63%) REST
10 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (2.63%) Web Services
10 3 (2.63%) CSS
11 2 (1.75%) WPF
12 1 (0.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) PKI
2 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.53%) Cryptography
3 12 (10.53%) Smartcard
3 12 (10.53%) CESG
3 12 (10.53%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (6.14%) User Experience
5 6 (5.26%) BBC
5 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.51%) NHS
7 2 (1.75%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (60.53%) Windows
2 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.40%) Windows XP
4 13 (11.40%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (11.40%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) CRM
2 23 (20.18%) ITIL
3 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.28%) MVC
5 12 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 11 (9.65%) Scrum
7 9 (7.89%) Product Management
7 9 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.26%) OO
10 4 (3.51%) TDD
11 3 (2.63%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.63%) Requirements Management
11 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (2.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 3 (2.63%) Line Management
11 3 (2.63%) BDD
11 3 (2.63%) Build Automation
11 3 (2.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.95%) C#
2 21 (18.42%) SQL
3 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.39%) Java
5 3 (2.63%) Ruby
5 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.88%) C
6 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.53%) CISSP
5 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.89%) CCNA
6 8 (7.02%) MCP
7 6 (5.26%) Degree
8 4 (3.51%) MCAD
8 4 (3.51%) MCSE
8 4 (3.51%) MCSA
8 4 (3.51%) MCITP
8 4 (3.51%) MCTS
8 4 (3.51%) MCPD
9 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.63%) ISEB
10 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) SLA
2 10 (8.77%) QA
System Software
1 35 (30.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) SCCM
2 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (11.40%) Cisco
2 10 (8.77%) VMware
3 7 (6.14%) Citrix
4 3 (2.63%) Remedy
4 3 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.63%) NetApp
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Sophos
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