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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 28.70% 15.04% 11.57%
As % of the Vendors category 45.59% 34.34% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 30 28
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +42.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,750
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
136 99 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 62.96% 43.81% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 112 84 123
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £55,000 £61,600
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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 49 (44.14%) C#
1 49 (44.14%) SQL Server
2 48 (43.24%) MS Excel
3 47 (42.34%) .NET
4 42 (37.84%) Windows
5 40 (36.04%) MS Exchange
6 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (32.43%) Active Directory
8 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET
9 25 (22.52%) MVC
9 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (20.72%) Retail
11 22 (19.82%) CRM
11 22 (19.82%) Windows XP
12 21 (18.92%) OO
12 21 (18.92%) WCF
13 20 (18.02%) TDD
13 20 (18.02%) Ruby
13 20 (18.02%) BDD
13 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
13 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
13 20 (18.02%) RESTful
13 20 (18.02%) NoSQL
13 20 (18.02%) Node.js
13 20 (18.02%) Web Application Development
13 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (17.12%) MS Office
15 18 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (15.32%) Windows Vista
16 17 (15.32%) Windows 2000 Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (36.04%) MS Exchange
2 20 (18.02%) Node.js
3 18 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.50%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.70%) Lync
9 2 (1.80%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 19 (17.12%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) MS Project
4 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Internet
2 7 (6.31%) Firewall
3 4 (3.60%) VPN
3 4 (3.60%) DNS
4 3 (2.70%) SSL
4 3 (2.70%) MPLS
4 3 (2.70%) OSPF
4 3 (2.70%) BGP
5 2 (1.80%) IPsec
5 2 (1.80%) Multicast
5 2 (1.80%) SAN
5 2 (1.80%) VoIP
6 1 (0.90%) POP3
6 1 (0.90%) SMTP
6 1 (0.90%) DHCP
6 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.90%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.60%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.80%) DB2
7 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.80%) Selenium
4 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (20.72%) Retail
2 15 (13.51%) Finance
3 7 (6.31%) Legal
4 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.60%) German Language
6 3 (2.70%) Publishing
7 2 (1.80%) Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 39 (35.14%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Analyst
4 17 (15.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (12.61%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) Technical Support
7 10 (9.01%) C# Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
8 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) QA Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) SAP Manager
11 6 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Service Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (42.34%) .NET
2 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET
3 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (18.92%) WCF
5 20 (18.02%) RESTful
5 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (13.51%) HTML
7 5 (4.50%) XML
7 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.70%) COM
9 2 (1.80%) CSS
9 2 (1.80%) SOAP
9 2 (1.80%) SAP Basis
9 2 (1.80%) HTML5
10 1 (0.90%) JSON
10 1 (0.90%) WPF
10 1 (0.90%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.70%) Clustering
2 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.70%) User Experience
3 2 (1.80%) EPoS
3 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.80%) AS400
3 2 (1.80%) BBC
4 1 (0.90%) Blog
4 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.84%) Windows
2 22 (19.82%) Windows XP
3 17 (15.32%) Windows Vista
3 17 (15.32%) Windows 2000 Server
4 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.01%) Windows 8
6 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.41%) Linux
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.52%) MVC
3 22 (19.82%) CRM
4 21 (18.92%) OO
5 20 (18.02%) TDD
5 20 (18.02%) BDD
5 20 (18.02%) Web Application Development
6 9 (8.11%) ITIL
7 7 (6.31%) Migration
8 6 (5.41%) Service Management
9 5 (4.50%) ITSM
9 5 (4.50%) Project Management
9 5 (4.50%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (3.60%) Scrum
10 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.70%) Workflow
11 3 (2.70%) Data Analysis
11 3 (2.70%) Data Management
11 3 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.14%) C#
2 20 (18.02%) Ruby
3 14 (12.61%) PowerShell
4 12 (10.81%) SQL
5 4 (3.60%) C
6 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.70%) VBA
7 2 (1.80%) C++
7 2 (1.80%) Java
8 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.90%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.21%) MCSE
3 5 (4.50%) MCP
3 5 (4.50%) Degree
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.60%) MCSA
4 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.70%) CCNA
5 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) ISEB
6 2 (1.80%) MCTS
6 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) QA
2 12 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.60%) vSphere
5 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) VMware
2 8 (7.21%) SAP
3 5 (4.50%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) Polycom
5 3 (2.70%) Tandberg
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle
7 1 (0.90%) EMC
7 1 (0.90%) Citrix
7 1 (0.90%) NetApp
7 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 2 days ago
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