The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 190 184 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.75% 4.81% 4.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.68% 14.84% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 163 164 192
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1499 1240 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.51% 32.44% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1007 1331
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hampshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -1 60 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Fareham +22 45 £22,750 -13.33% 4
Basingstoke -3 29 £39,250 -17.36% 2
Portsmouth -18 11 £25,500 -43.64% 1
Farnborough -5 9 £45,000 +47.54% 2
Hook +15 7 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Andover - 7 £24,000 - 2
Havant -9 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Winchester -18 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 293 (82.07%) Windows
2 286 (80.11%) Microsoft
3 185 (51.82%) MS Excel
4 174 (48.74%) VMware
5 166 (46.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 145 (40.62%) MCSE
7 140 (39.22%) MCITP
8 137 (38.38%) MS Exchange
9 118 (33.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 117 (32.77%) Active Directory
11 109 (30.53%) ITIL
12 108 (30.25%) MCSA
12 108 (30.25%) Citrix
13 101 (28.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 79 (22.13%) Hyper-V
15 77 (21.57%) Firewall
16 75 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2010
17 74 (20.73%) MS Office
18 72 (20.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 71 (19.89%) Exchange Server 2007
20 70 (19.61%) HP
21 68 (19.05%) Windows 7
22 67 (18.77%) SQL Server
23 66 (18.49%) SQL
23 66 (18.49%) DNS
24 63 (17.65%) MCP
25 61 (17.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 60 (16.81%) SLA
27 56 (15.69%) Windows 8
28 54 (15.13%) Service Delivery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 137 (38.38%) MS Exchange
2 75 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (19.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 34 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 30 (8.40%) Lync
7 22 (6.16%) IIS
8 21 (5.88%) Tomcat
9 16 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.56%) Apache
12 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.28%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 185 (51.82%) MS Excel
2 74 (20.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.80%) Office 365
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (21.57%) Firewall
2 66 (18.49%) DNS
3 52 (14.57%) TCP/IP
4 49 (13.73%) DHCP
5 41 (11.48%) Network Security
6 36 (10.08%) LAN
7 29 (8.12%) SAN
8 28 (7.84%) WAN
9 19 (5.32%) LDAP
10 18 (5.04%) X.509
11 14 (3.92%) VPN
12 5 (1.40%) NAS
13 3 (0.84%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.84%) Wireless
13 3 (0.84%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.84%) VLAN
13 3 (0.84%) VoIP
13 3 (0.84%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.56%) WLAN
14 2 (0.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.00%) MySQL
3 20 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.36%) OLAP
7 8 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.28%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 15 (4.20%) Retail
3 12 (3.36%) Finance
4 8 (2.24%) Military
5 3 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Publishing
6 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (19.61%) Support Engineer
2 43 (12.04%) Consultant
3 34 (9.52%) IT Support
4 31 (8.68%) Architect
4 31 (8.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 30 (8.40%) Analyst
6 29 (8.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (8.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (7.00%) Administrator
7 25 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (7.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 22 (6.16%) Server Support
8 22 (6.16%) Support Consultant
9 20 (5.60%) DBA
9 20 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (5.32%) SQL DBA
10 19 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (5.32%) Service Analyst
11 18 (5.04%) Technical Consultant
11 18 (5.04%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.60%) .NET
2 19 (5.32%) LAMP
3 11 (3.08%) HTML
3 11 (3.08%) .NET Framework
4 8 (2.24%) jQuery
5 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.40%) CSS
6 5 (1.40%) WPF
7 4 (1.12%) XML
7 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.12%) Ajax
7 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.84%) XSLT
9 2 (0.56%) COM
9 2 (0.56%) SAML
10 1 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.28%) WF
10 1 (0.28%) JSON
10 1 (0.28%) WCF
10 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.92%) Thin Client
1 39 (10.92%) Fat Client
2 37 (10.36%) Clustering
3 18 (5.04%) Smartcard
3 18 (5.04%) PKI
4 16 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 16 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.92%) Kindle
7 10 (2.80%) CESG
8 8 (2.24%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.12%) NHS
10 3 (0.84%) Life Science
10 3 (0.84%) CCTV
10 3 (0.84%) HP StorageWorks
11 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.56%) CMDB
11 2 (0.56%) iPhone
12 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 293 (82.07%) Windows
2 166 (46.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (28.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (20.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 56 (15.69%) Windows 8
7 42 (11.76%) Windows Vista
8 40 (11.20%) Windows XP
9 33 (9.24%) Linux
10 16 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (3.92%) UNIX
12 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.56%) Solaris
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.53%) ITIL
2 54 (15.13%) Service Delivery
3 31 (8.68%) Change Management
4 21 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 20 (5.60%) Service Management
6 16 (4.48%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.20%) Migration
8 14 (3.92%) Project Management
8 14 (3.92%) CRM
9 13 (3.64%) Information Security
9 13 (3.64%) TOGAF
9 13 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (3.36%) Ethical Hacking
11 11 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.08%) Database Security
12 10 (2.80%) Capacity Management
13 9 (2.52%) Resource Management
13 9 (2.52%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.52%) Requirements Management
13 9 (2.52%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.49%) SQL
2 20 (5.60%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.32%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.64%) C#
5 11 (3.08%) C
6 8 (2.24%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.96%) VB
8 5 (1.40%) VBScript
9 4 (1.12%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.84%) VB6
11 2 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) Java
12 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 145 (40.62%) MCSE
2 140 (39.22%) MCITP
3 108 (30.25%) MCSA
4 63 (17.65%) MCP
5 61 (17.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 48 (13.45%) Security Cleared
7 47 (13.17%) SC Cleared
8 44 (12.32%) MCTS
9 42 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (10.64%) CCA
10 38 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
10 38 (10.64%) CCNA
11 24 (6.72%) MCDST
11 24 (6.72%) Degree
11 24 (6.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 17 (4.76%) DV Cleared
12 17 (4.76%) MCDBA
12 17 (4.76%) A+ Certification
13 12 (3.36%) CEH
14 11 (3.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (16.81%) SLA
2 16 (4.48%) ISO 9001
3 15 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 118 (33.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (32.77%) Active Directory
3 79 (22.13%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.48%) vSphere
5 13 (3.64%) XenApp
5 13 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.24%) XenServer
7 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.12%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.56%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.56%) UAG
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.28%) Nmap
10 1 (0.28%) Xen
10 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 25 (7.00%) SCCM
2 21 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 19 (5.32%) SCOM
4 18 (5.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (3.08%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.56%) DameWare
7 2 (0.56%) WSUS
8 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.28%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.28%) Icinga
8 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Puppet
8 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 286 (80.11%) Microsoft
2 174 (48.74%) VMware
3 108 (30.25%) Citrix
4 70 (19.61%) HP
5 49 (13.73%) Cisco
6 29 (8.12%) Oracle
7 26 (7.28%) ProCurve
8 24 (6.72%) Symantec
9 15 (4.20%) Dell
10 12 (3.36%) CA
10 12 (3.36%) NetApp
11 10 (2.80%) IBM
11 10 (2.80%) Fujitsu
12 5 (1.40%) Remedy
12 5 (1.40%) McAfee
12 5 (1.40%) Kaspersky
13 4 (1.12%) Intel
13 4 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.12%) Apple
14 3 (0.84%) Avaya
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Farnborough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago