Period
to 6 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 134 328 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Basingstoke 19.06% 21.30% 17.96%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 46.66% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 94 256 215
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £72,000
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Basingstoke.

All Vendors
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 335 703 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 47.65% 45.65% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 203 528 545
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% +12.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £78,750 £71,250
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +11.25%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Basingstoke.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Basingstoke

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 70 (52.24%) Azure
2 66 (49.25%) C#
3 45 (33.58%) SQL
4 41 (30.60%) Windows
5 40 (29.85%) Security Cleared
6 39 (29.10%) .NET
7 32 (23.88%) SQL Server
8 30 (22.39%) Active Directory
8 30 (22.39%) Windows Server
9 29 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (21.64%) Degree
10 23 (17.16%) Azure SQL Database
11 22 (16.42%) PowerShell
11 22 (16.42%) Firewall
12 21 (15.67%) VMware
12 21 (15.67%) Test Automation
12 21 (15.67%) DevOps
13 20 (14.93%) SC Cleared
14 19 (14.18%) Microsoft Office
14 19 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (13.43%) SpecFlow
16 16 (11.94%) Artificial Intelligence
16 16 (11.94%) IIS
17 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
17 14 (10.45%) Office 365
18 12 (8.96%) DV Cleared
18 12 (8.96%) SCCM
18 12 (8.96%) Logic Apps
19 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2016
19 11 (8.21%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.94%) IIS
2 9 (6.72%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.49%) CMS
7 2 (1.49%) Confluence
7 2 (1.49%) Headless CMS
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 70 (52.24%) Azure
2 14 (10.45%) Office 365
3 12 (8.96%) Logic Apps
4 9 (6.72%) PaaS
5 8 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.97%) Azure Functions
5 8 (5.97%) Serverless
6 6 (4.48%) GitHub
7 2 (1.49%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.49%) IaaS
8 1 (0.75%) AWS
8 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.75%) Datadog
8 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.75%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.42%) Firewall
2 10 (7.46%) DHCP
2 10 (7.46%) DNS
3 8 (5.97%) SAN
4 5 (3.73%) SSL
4 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.99%) Internet
5 4 (2.99%) LAN
5 4 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.99%) VLAN
5 4 (2.99%) VPN
6 3 (2.24%) Skype
7 2 (1.49%) VoIP
7 2 (1.49%) Wireless
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.75%) DMZ
8 1 (0.75%) VSAN
8 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.16%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) SpecFlow
2 11 (8.21%) SoapUI
3 8 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.22%) Selenium
5 6 (4.48%) JIRA
5 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (5.97%) Public Sector
2 6 (4.48%) Electronics
2 6 (4.48%) Local Government
3 3 (2.24%) Military
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.49%) Marketing
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Finance
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (23.13%) Developer
2 20 (14.93%) Tester
3 18 (13.43%) Automation Tester
4 16 (11.94%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.45%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.96%) Analyst
8 11 (8.21%) Senior Automation Tester
8 11 (8.21%) Senior Tester
9 10 (7.46%) Consultant
10 9 (6.72%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (6.72%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Azure Consultant
11 8 (5.97%) BizTalk Consultant
11 8 (5.97%) Junior
11 8 (5.97%) Principal Consultant
12 7 (5.22%) Junior Automation Tester
12 7 (5.22%) Junior Tester
13 6 (4.48%) Architect
13 6 (4.48%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.10%) .NET
2 9 (6.72%) React
3 8 (5.97%) MSMQ
3 8 (5.97%) RESTful
3 8 (5.97%) WCF
3 8 (5.97%) XML
4 6 (4.48%) Web Services
5 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.24%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.49%) Middleware
7 2 (1.49%) Node.js
7 2 (1.49%) REST
8 1 (0.75%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.48%) Clustering
2 6 (4.48%) PKI
3 5 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (3.73%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.73%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.99%) CMDB
5 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.49%) Life Science
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.60%) Windows
2 30 (22.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (6.72%) Linux
4 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.97%) Solaris
6 7 (5.22%) Unix
6 7 (5.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.48%) HPUX
7 6 (4.48%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (1.49%) CentOS
10 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.75%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.67%) DevOps
2 21 (15.67%) Test Automation
3 19 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (11.94%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (8.21%) API Testing
5 11 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.21%) Integration Testing
6 10 (7.46%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.46%) Software Delivery
7 8 (5.97%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.97%) Line Management
7 8 (5.97%) Manual Testing
7 8 (5.97%) OO
7 8 (5.97%) SOA
7 8 (5.97%) SOLID
7 8 (5.97%) Storage Management
8 7 (5.22%) Analytics
8 7 (5.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 66 (49.25%) C#
2 45 (33.58%) SQL
3 22 (16.42%) PowerShell
4 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.46%) Python
6 9 (6.72%) Java
7 6 (4.48%) ANSI C
7 6 (4.48%) C
7 6 (4.48%) C++
8 5 (3.73%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.64%) Degree
3 20 (14.93%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) MCP
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) CCNA
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CISM
7 1 (0.75%) CISSP
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.75%) CRISC
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.75%) NCSC
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 30 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.46%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.48%) Firmware
3 6 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.24%) Docker
5 3 (2.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) SCCM
2 5 (3.73%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.99%) Ansible
3 4 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.99%) SCOM
4 3 (2.24%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.24%) Nessus
4 3 (2.24%) ServerView Suite
5 2 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.49%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.49%) SCSM
6 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.75%) Terraform
6 1 (0.75%) vRealize
6 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) VMware
2 7 (5.22%) Cisco
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle
3 6 (4.48%) Freescale
3 6 (4.48%) Renesas
4 4 (2.99%) BMC
4 4 (2.99%) CA
4 4 (2.99%) EMC
4 4 (2.99%) Remedy
5 3 (2.24%) Google
5 3 (2.24%) Juniper
5 3 (2.24%) McAfee
5 3 (2.24%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.49%) Cadence
6 2 (1.49%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.49%) Splunk
7 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) SAP