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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 68 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 25.66% 15.85% 9.87%
As % of the Vendors category 42.77% 29.21% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 26 19
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 £25,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £62,500
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
159 89 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 60.00% 54.27% 60.54%
Number of salaries quoted 125 86 122
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (62.71%) Windows
2 60 (50.85%) MS Excel
3 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
4 32 (27.12%) C#
5 27 (22.88%) SQL Server
6 25 (21.19%) .NET
7 23 (19.49%) MS Exchange
8 22 (18.64%) SQL
9 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (15.25%) MVC
12 18 (15.25%) ITIL
12 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
12 18 (15.25%) CRM
13 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
13 17 (14.41%) PKI
14 16 (13.56%) Cisco
14 16 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (12.71%) VMware
15 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (12.71%) SC Cleared
16 14 (11.86%) Finance
16 14 (11.86%) Firewall
17 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
17 13 (11.02%) HTML
17 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (10.17%) Product Management
18 12 (10.17%) Mobile Device Management
18 12 (10.17%) Multicast

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (19.49%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Lync
4 1 (0.85%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (50.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.32%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.86%) Firewall
2 12 (10.17%) TETRA
2 12 (10.17%) X.509
2 12 (10.17%) Multicast
2 12 (10.17%) LAN
2 12 (10.17%) PBX
2 12 (10.17%) VoIP
2 12 (10.17%) WAN
3 10 (8.47%) DHCP
3 10 (8.47%) DNS
4 5 (4.24%) HTTP
4 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.24%) VPN
5 4 (3.39%) Network Security
6 1 (0.85%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) IMAP
6 1 (0.85%) POP3
6 1 (0.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.54%) OLAP
4 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.85%) QlikView
6 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.85%) NUnit
3 1 (0.85%) MSTest
3 1 (0.85%) Moq
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) Analyst
2 28 (23.73%) Support Analyst
3 19 (16.10%) Developer
4 17 (14.41%) C# Developer
4 17 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.56%) Consultant
6 14 (11.86%) Support Engineer
7 12 (10.17%) Security Consultant
7 12 (10.17%) Product Manager
7 12 (10.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 12 (10.17%) Portfolio Manager
8 11 (9.32%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (9.32%) .NET Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (7.63%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (7.63%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 9 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.19%) .NET
2 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
3 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (11.02%) HTML
5 9 (7.63%) WinForms
5 9 (7.63%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.78%) WCF
6 8 (6.78%) XML
6 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (6.78%) jQuery
7 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (3.39%) Web Services
8 4 (3.39%) WPF
8 4 (3.39%) Ajax
9 3 (2.54%) CSS
9 3 (2.54%) SOAP
9 3 (2.54%) REST
9 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (1.69%) COM
10 2 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) PKI
2 12 (10.17%) Smartcard
2 12 (10.17%) CESG
2 12 (10.17%) CESG CLAS
2 12 (10.17%) Cryptography
3 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.39%) NHS
5 3 (2.54%) BBC
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 74 (62.71%) Windows
2 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (8.47%) Windows Vista
6 10 (8.47%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.93%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.54%) Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.25%) ITIL
1 18 (15.25%) CRM
1 18 (15.25%) MVC
2 12 (10.17%) Risk Management
2 12 (10.17%) Product Management
2 12 (10.17%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (5.08%) Scrum
5 5 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (4.24%) Migration
6 3 (2.54%) Workflow
6 3 (2.54%) SOA
6 3 (2.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.54%) Build Automation
6 3 (2.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.54%) Requirements Management
7 2 (1.69%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.12%) C#
2 22 (18.64%) SQL
3 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.54%) C++
6 2 (1.69%) Java
6 2 (1.69%) C
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (12.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.17%) CCNA
4 12 (10.17%) CISSP
4 12 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.63%) MCP
6 8 (6.78%) Degree
7 4 (3.39%) MCPD
7 4 (3.39%) MCTS
7 4 (3.39%) MCITP
7 4 (3.39%) MCAD
7 4 (3.39%) MCSE
7 4 (3.39%) MCSA
8 1 (0.85%) ISEB
8 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Cisco
2 15 (12.71%) VMware
3 6 (5.08%) Citrix
4 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.54%) Remedy
5 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) NetApp
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Sophos
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