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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 66 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 23.83% 15.82% 10.29%
As % of the Vendors category 37.71% 29.17% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 64 27 15
Average salary £45,000 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £22,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,500 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
175 96 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 63.18% 54.24% 61.27%
Number of salaries quoted 137 93 108
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 74 (63.25%) Windows
2 57 (48.72%) MS Excel
3 34 (29.06%) Active Directory
4 32 (27.35%) C#
5 26 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 24 (20.51%) .NET
7 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
8 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (17.95%) CRM
9 21 (17.95%) SQL
9 21 (17.95%) ITIL
9 21 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (15.38%) PKI
12 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
12 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (13.68%) Firewall
13 16 (13.68%) MVC
13 16 (13.68%) Cisco
13 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
14 15 (12.82%) Finance
14 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
15 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
16 13 (11.11%) Management Information System
16 13 (11.11%) HTML
16 13 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
17 12 (10.26%) Product Management
17 12 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 57 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.84%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) Firewall
2 12 (10.26%) TETRA
2 12 (10.26%) X.509
2 12 (10.26%) Multicast
2 12 (10.26%) LAN
2 12 (10.26%) PBX
2 12 (10.26%) VoIP
2 12 (10.26%) WAN
3 7 (5.98%) DHCP
3 7 (5.98%) DNS
4 6 (5.13%) HTTP
5 4 (3.42%) Network Security
6 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.85%) POP3
7 1 (0.85%) SMTP
7 1 (0.85%) Internet
7 1 (0.85%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.85%) QlikView
4 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.26%) Marketing
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (29.06%) Analyst
2 31 (26.50%) Support Analyst
3 17 (14.53%) Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) C# Developer
5 14 (11.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
6 13 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (11.11%) Consultant
7 12 (10.26%) Security Consultant
7 12 (10.26%) Product Manager
7 12 (10.26%) Portfolio Manager
7 12 (10.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 11 (9.40%) .NET Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 11 (9.40%) Help Desk Analyst
8 11 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 9 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.84%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.51%) .NET
2 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
3 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (11.11%) HTML
5 8 (6.84%) jQuery
5 8 (6.84%) .NET Framework
5 8 (6.84%) XML
6 7 (5.98%) WinForms
7 6 (5.13%) WCF
7 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (3.42%) WPF
9 4 (3.42%) Ajax
10 3 (2.56%) CSS
10 3 (2.56%) SOAP
10 3 (2.56%) Web Services
10 3 (2.56%) REST
10 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (1.71%) COM
11 2 (1.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) PKI
2 13 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.26%) Smartcard
3 12 (10.26%) CESG
3 12 (10.26%) CESG CLAS
3 12 (10.26%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) User Experience
6 4 (3.42%) NHS
6 4 (3.42%) BBC
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (63.25%) Windows
2 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 12 (10.26%) Windows Vista
6 12 (10.26%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.56%) Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) ITIL
1 21 (17.95%) CRM
2 16 (13.68%) MVC
3 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.26%) Risk Management
4 12 (10.26%) Product Management
4 12 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.98%) Scrum
6 6 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.56%) Workflow
8 3 (2.56%) Migration
8 3 (2.56%) SOA
8 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.56%) TDD
8 3 (2.56%) Build Automation
8 3 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (2.56%) OO
8 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.35%) C#
2 21 (17.95%) SQL
3 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.56%) C++
5 3 (2.56%) Java
6 2 (1.71%) C
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) CCNA
3 12 (10.26%) CISSP
3 12 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.69%) MCP
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 4 (3.42%) MCPD
6 4 (3.42%) MCTS
6 4 (3.42%) MCITP
6 4 (3.42%) MCAD
6 4 (3.42%) MCSE
6 4 (3.42%) MCSA
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) QA
System Software
1 34 (29.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Cisco
2 12 (10.26%) VMware
3 6 (5.13%) Citrix
4 3 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.56%) Remedy
5 2 (1.71%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) NetApp
5 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.85%) Sophos
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
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