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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 70 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 31.11% 17.46% 16.59%
As % of the Vendors category 44.59% 38.60% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 64 40 36
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £60,000 £48,750
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
157 114 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 69.78% 45.24% 49.31%
Number of salaries quoted 135 101 105
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,000
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (49.57%) SQL Server
2 55 (47.83%) C#
3 52 (45.22%) .NET
4 47 (40.87%) MS Excel
5 41 (35.65%) Windows
6 36 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (28.70%) ASP.NET
7 33 (28.70%) Active Directory
8 31 (26.96%) MS Exchange
9 29 (25.22%) MVC
10 28 (24.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (23.48%) Retail
12 23 (20.00%) TDD
13 21 (18.26%) OO
13 21 (18.26%) RESTful
13 21 (18.26%) BDD
13 21 (18.26%) Node.js
13 21 (18.26%) NoSQL
13 21 (18.26%) Web Application Development
13 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (18.26%) Ruby
13 21 (18.26%) WCF
13 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
14 19 (16.52%) Windows XP
15 18 (15.65%) HTML
15 18 (15.65%) Hyper-V
16 17 (14.78%) MS Office
17 16 (13.91%) CRM
17 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (13.04%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (26.96%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.26%) Node.js
3 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.61%) Lync
8 2 (1.74%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (40.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.78%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) MS Project
4 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.87%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.87%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) Internet
2 6 (5.22%) Firewall
3 5 (4.35%) SAN
4 4 (3.48%) VPN
4 4 (3.48%) DNS
4 4 (3.48%) SSL
5 3 (2.61%) IPsec
5 3 (2.61%) MPLS
5 3 (2.61%) OSPF
5 3 (2.61%) BGP
6 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.74%) VoIP
6 2 (1.74%) Multicast
7 1 (0.87%) POP3
7 1 (0.87%) SMTP
7 1 (0.87%) DHCP
7 1 (0.87%) IMAP
7 1 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (49.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.26%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (6.09%) MySQL
4 5 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.74%) DB2
7 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (23.48%) Retail
2 14 (12.17%) Finance
3 9 (7.83%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.35%) Legal
5 4 (3.48%) Publishing
5 4 (3.48%) Banking
5 4 (3.48%) German Language
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Developer
2 38 (33.04%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.52%) C# Developer
4 17 (14.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (12.17%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Analyst
8 10 (8.70%) Technical Support
9 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Support Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) SAP Manager
12 5 (4.35%) QA Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
12 5 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.22%) .NET
2 33 (28.70%) ASP.NET
3 28 (24.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (18.26%) WCF
4 21 (18.26%) RESTful
5 18 (15.65%) HTML
6 12 (10.43%) XML
7 9 (7.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.35%) COM
8 5 (4.35%) HTML5
9 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (3.48%) JSON
10 2 (1.74%) WinForms
10 2 (1.74%) SAP Basis
10 2 (1.74%) WPF
10 2 (1.74%) CSS
10 2 (1.74%) XSD
10 2 (1.74%) XSLT
11 1 (0.87%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.35%) Clustering
3 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.74%) EPoS
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Blog
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.65%) Windows
2 19 (16.52%) Windows XP
3 14 (12.17%) Windows Vista
3 14 (12.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 9 (7.83%) Linux
7 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.87%) CentOS
10 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.22%) MVC
3 23 (20.00%) TDD
4 21 (18.26%) BDD
4 21 (18.26%) OO
4 21 (18.26%) Web Application Development
5 16 (13.91%) CRM
6 7 (6.09%) ITIL
7 6 (5.22%) Service Management
8 5 (4.35%) Project Management
8 5 (4.35%) Migration
8 5 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (3.48%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.61%) Workflow
10 3 (2.61%) ITSM
10 3 (2.61%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.61%) Network Management
10 3 (2.61%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) C#
2 21 (18.26%) Ruby
3 14 (12.17%) PowerShell
4 11 (9.57%) SQL
5 8 (6.96%) C
6 6 (5.22%) C++
7 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.61%) VBA
8 2 (1.74%) Fortran
9 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.57%) MCSE
3 8 (6.96%) MCP
4 7 (6.09%) MCSA
5 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.22%) Degree
6 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.61%) CCNA
7 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) QA
2 9 (7.83%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.65%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.09%) vSphere
5 4 (3.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (13.04%) VMware
2 9 (7.83%) SAP
3 5 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.48%) Cisco
5 3 (2.61%) Polycom
5 3 (2.61%) Tandberg
5 3 (2.61%) EMC
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle
7 1 (0.87%) HP
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