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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 88 50 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 29.43% 22.22% 17.65%
As % of the Vendors category 40.18% 41.32% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 75 47 33
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £46,500
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
219 121 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 73.24% 53.78% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 182 103 79
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 63 (45.65%) C#
3 60 (43.48%) MS Excel
4 59 (42.75%) .NET
5 51 (36.96%) Windows
6 38 (27.54%) MS Exchange
6 38 (27.54%) Active Directory
7 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 35 (25.36%) Retail
10 33 (23.91%) MVC
11 31 (22.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (18.12%) TDD
13 24 (17.39%) HTML
14 23 (16.67%) VMware
15 22 (15.94%) Finance
15 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (15.22%) NoSQL
16 21 (15.22%) Node.js
16 21 (15.22%) Web Application Development
16 21 (15.22%) OO
16 21 (15.22%) Ruby
16 21 (15.22%) BDD
16 21 (15.22%) RESTful
16 21 (15.22%) Hyper-V
16 21 (15.22%) Git (software)
16 21 (15.22%) WCF
17 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (13.77%) MS Office
17 19 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (27.54%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.22%) Node.js
3 16 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 15 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.07%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.17%) Lync
7 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.72%) IIS
8 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 60 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.77%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) MS Project
4 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.45%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Office 365
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) Firewall
2 9 (6.52%) Internet
3 8 (5.80%) SAN
4 5 (3.62%) SSL
5 4 (2.90%) IPsec
5 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.90%) VPN
5 4 (2.90%) DNS
6 3 (2.17%) WAN
6 3 (2.17%) LAN
6 3 (2.17%) MPLS
6 3 (2.17%) OSPF
6 3 (2.17%) BGP
7 2 (1.45%) VoIP
7 2 (1.45%) NAS
7 2 (1.45%) Multicast
8 1 (0.72%) IMAP
8 1 (0.72%) POP3
8 1 (0.72%) SMTP
8 1 (0.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (5.07%) MySQL
5 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.45%) LSMW
General
1 35 (25.36%) Retail
2 22 (15.94%) Finance
3 16 (11.59%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.25%) Publishing
5 6 (4.35%) Banking
6 4 (2.90%) Legal
6 4 (2.90%) German Language
7 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.72%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (40.58%) Developer
2 43 (31.16%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 21 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (13.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (13.77%) Support Engineer
6 14 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Technical Support
8 10 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) SAP Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) QA Engineer
13 5 (3.62%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (42.75%) .NET
2 36 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 31 (22.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (17.39%) HTML
5 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (15.22%) RESTful
6 21 (15.22%) WCF
7 15 (10.87%) XML
8 12 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.35%) COM
9 6 (4.35%) HTML5
10 5 (3.62%) JSON
11 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.17%) WPF
11 3 (2.17%) CSS
11 3 (2.17%) XSD
11 3 (2.17%) XSLT
11 3 (2.17%) WinForms
12 2 (1.45%) EDI
13 1 (0.72%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.90%) Clustering
2 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.45%) LIMS
4 2 (1.45%) EPoS
4 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Blog
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
5 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.96%) Windows
2 19 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 13 (9.42%) Windows Vista
4 13 (9.42%) Windows 2000 Server
5 12 (8.70%) Linux
5 12 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.45%) CentOS
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.91%) MVC
3 25 (18.12%) TDD
4 21 (15.22%) Web Application Development
4 21 (15.22%) OO
4 21 (15.22%) BDD
5 16 (11.59%) CRM
6 6 (4.35%) Project Management
6 6 (4.35%) Migration
6 6 (4.35%) Service Management
6 6 (4.35%) ITIL
6 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (2.90%) Logistics
7 4 (2.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (2.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (2.90%) Demand Management
8 3 (2.17%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.65%) C#
2 21 (15.22%) Ruby
3 16 (11.59%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.70%) SQL
5 10 (7.25%) C
6 8 (5.80%) C++
7 3 (2.17%) Fortran
7 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.17%) ABAP
7 3 (2.17%) VBA
8 1 (0.72%) Java
8 1 (0.72%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.42%) MCSE
3 11 (7.97%) MCP
4 9 (6.52%) MCSA
5 8 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.35%) Degree
7 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.17%) MCTS
9 3 (2.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.72%) MCPD
10 1 (0.72%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) QA
2 10 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.22%) Hyper-V
3 17 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.80%) vSphere
5 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) VMware
2 13 (9.42%) SAP
3 4 (2.90%) Cisco
4 3 (2.17%) Polycom
4 3 (2.17%) Tandberg
4 3 (2.17%) Juniper
4 3 (2.17%) HP
4 3 (2.17%) EMC
4 3 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.72%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle
5 1 (0.72%) BT
5 1 (0.72%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.72%) Reuters
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