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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 56 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 22.40% 20.00% 14.08%
As % of the Vendors category 35.67% 40.78% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 20
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £43,500 £47,650
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
157 103 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 62.80% 49.05% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 115 94 97
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 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 52 (45.22%) MS Excel
3 36 (31.30%) Active Directory
4 34 (29.57%) C#
5 33 (28.70%) MS Exchange
6 28 (24.35%) .NET
7 27 (23.48%) CRM
8 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
9 24 (20.87%) ITIL
10 21 (18.26%) SQL
11 19 (16.52%) Finance
11 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (16.52%) PKI
12 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
14 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
15 15 (13.04%) Firewall
15 15 (13.04%) MVC
15 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
15 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
16 14 (12.17%) HTML
17 13 (11.30%) SLA
17 13 (11.30%) Windows XP
17 13 (11.30%) Windows 2000 Server
17 13 (11.30%) Windows Vista

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (28.70%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.48%) Node.js
5 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 52 (45.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) Firewall
2 12 (10.43%) X.509
3 8 (6.96%) LAN
3 8 (6.96%) PBX
3 8 (6.96%) VoIP
3 8 (6.96%) WAN
3 8 (6.96%) TETRA
3 8 (6.96%) Multicast
4 7 (6.09%) HTTP
5 5 (4.35%) DHCP
6 2 (1.74%) DNS
7 1 (0.87%) POP3
7 1 (0.87%) SMTP
7 1 (0.87%) IMAP
7 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.87%) QlikView
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.87%) DB2
4 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium
5 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (16.52%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.96%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.74%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Legal
5 2 (1.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (31.30%) Analyst
2 30 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) Support Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Developer
5 14 (12.17%) Consultant
5 14 (12.17%) Help Desk Support
6 13 (11.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (11.30%) .NET Developer
7 12 (10.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Security Consultant
7 12 (10.43%) Help Desk Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 12 (10.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (8.70%) IT Support
8 10 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
8 10 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.83%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.35%) .NET
2 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.17%) HTML
3 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (6.96%) XML
5 7 (6.09%) .NET Framework
5 7 (6.09%) WCF
5 7 (6.09%) jQuery
6 5 (4.35%) SOAP
7 4 (3.48%) RESTful
7 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.48%) Ajax
8 3 (2.61%) Web Services
8 3 (2.61%) REST
8 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (2.61%) CSS
9 2 (1.74%) WPF
10 1 (0.87%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) PKI
2 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.43%) Smartcard
3 12 (10.43%) CESG
3 12 (10.43%) CESG CLAS
3 12 (10.43%) Cryptography
4 7 (6.09%) User Experience
5 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.22%) BBC
6 4 (3.48%) NHS
7 2 (1.74%) AS400
8 1 (0.87%) Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.30%) Windows XP
4 13 (11.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (11.30%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.61%) Linux
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) CRM
2 24 (20.87%) ITIL
3 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.04%) MVC
5 12 (10.43%) Risk Management
6 11 (9.57%) Scrum
7 8 (6.96%) Product Management
7 8 (6.96%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.09%) OO
9 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.35%) TDD
11 4 (3.48%) BDD
11 4 (3.48%) Web Application Development
12 3 (2.61%) Build Automation
12 3 (2.61%) Line Management
12 3 (2.61%) Information Security
12 3 (2.61%) Workflow
12 3 (2.61%) SOA
12 3 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) C#
2 21 (18.26%) SQL
3 10 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.35%) Java
5 4 (3.48%) Ruby
6 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.87%) C
7 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.43%) CISSP
5 8 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.96%) CCNA
5 8 (6.96%) MCP
6 6 (5.22%) Degree
7 4 (3.48%) MCPD
7 4 (3.48%) MCTS
7 4 (3.48%) MCITP
7 4 (3.48%) MCAD
7 4 (3.48%) MCSE
7 4 (3.48%) MCSA
8 3 (2.61%) ISEB
8 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.30%) SLA
2 10 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 36 (31.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Cisco
2 10 (8.70%) VMware
3 7 (6.09%) Citrix
4 4 (3.48%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.61%) SAP
5 3 (2.61%) NetApp
5 3 (2.61%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.61%) Remedy
6 1 (0.87%) Sophos
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle
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