The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 78 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 134 179 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.19% 4.57% 4.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.48% 12.69% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125 170 195
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1580 1411 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.64% 36.01% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1065 1292
Average salary £41,850 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +11 46 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Basingstoke -12 29 £35,000 -9.67% 5
Eastleigh +1 14 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Hook +23 12 £28,500 +34.11% 1
Fareham -23 7 £35,000 - 1
Winchester -14 4 £31,500 +1.61%
Havant -11 3 £28,500 -9.52%
Farnborough -14 3 £26,500 +23.25%
Portsmouth -27 1 £19,250 -47.26%
New Milton - 1 £21,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 216 (77.70%) Windows
2 193 (69.42%) Microsoft
3 158 (56.83%) MCSE
4 134 (48.20%) VMware
5 133 (47.84%) Active Directory
6 132 (47.48%) MS Exchange
7 126 (45.32%) MCITP
8 114 (41.01%) MS Excel
9 111 (39.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 110 (39.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 102 (36.69%) DNS
11 102 (36.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 99 (35.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 90 (32.37%) Citrix
14 84 (30.22%) Firewall
15 74 (26.62%) TCP/IP
16 69 (24.82%) MCP
17 62 (22.30%) Exchange Server 2007
18 59 (21.22%) ITIL
19 56 (20.14%) Cisco Certification
20 55 (19.78%) MCSA
21 51 (18.35%) HP
21 51 (18.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 51 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
22 50 (17.99%) Clustering
22 50 (17.99%) Cisco
23 46 (16.55%) DHCP
24 45 (16.19%) SQL Server
24 45 (16.19%) SAN
25 43 (15.47%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 132 (47.48%) MS Exchange
2 111 (39.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (22.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 33 (11.87%) SharePoint
6 26 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (7.91%) IIS
8 15 (5.40%) Lync
9 10 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 114 (41.01%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.80%) Office 365
2 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (36.69%) DNS
2 84 (30.22%) Firewall
3 74 (26.62%) TCP/IP
4 46 (16.55%) DHCP
5 45 (16.19%) SAN
6 31 (11.15%) LAN
7 28 (10.07%) WAN
8 27 (9.71%) Network Security
9 20 (7.19%) VPN
10 18 (6.47%) Internet
11 13 (4.68%) DMZ
12 10 (3.60%) SMTP
12 10 (3.60%) FTP
12 10 (3.60%) HTTP
12 10 (3.60%) X.400
13 7 (2.52%) VLAN
14 6 (2.16%) NAS
15 5 (1.80%) IP Telephony
16 3 (1.08%) NetScaler
16 3 (1.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.88%) OLAP
5 8 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.16%) NUnit
1 6 (2.16%) MSTest
1 6 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (2.16%) Moq
2 5 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.08%) K2 blackpoint
General
1 28 (10.07%) Retail
2 12 (4.32%) Back Office
2 12 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.60%) Finance
4 8 (2.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Publishing
5 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (15.47%) Consultant
2 39 (14.03%) IT Support
3 38 (13.67%) Support Engineer
4 33 (11.87%) Analyst
5 26 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (8.99%) Developer
6 25 (8.99%) IT Consultant
6 25 (8.99%) Support Consultant
7 23 (8.27%) Design Engineer
8 22 (7.91%) .NET Developer
9 21 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
10 18 (6.47%) Network Engineer
11 12 (4.32%) DBA
12 11 (3.96%) Server Support
12 11 (3.96%) Network Analyst
12 11 (3.96%) SQL DBA
12 11 (3.96%) Operations Analyst
12 11 (3.96%) Senior Support Engineer
12 11 (3.96%) Network Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.60%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.23%) .NET
2 25 (8.99%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 11 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (3.96%) RESTful
4 11 (3.96%) .NET Framework
4 11 (3.96%) WPF
5 6 (2.16%) Spring.NET
5 6 (2.16%) WCF
5 6 (2.16%) WinForms
5 6 (2.16%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (2.16%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (2.16%) Ninject
5 6 (2.16%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (1.80%) HTML
6 5 (1.80%) XML
6 5 (1.80%) WSDL
6 5 (1.80%) CSS
7 3 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.99%) Clustering
2 17 (6.12%) Fat Client
2 17 (6.12%) Thin Client
3 10 (3.60%) CESG
4 9 (3.24%) Replication
5 8 (2.88%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.16%) iPhone
7 6 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.16%) iPad
8 4 (1.44%) HP StorageWorks
8 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.44%) LIMS
8 4 (1.44%) PACS
9 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.08%) Firmware
10 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.72%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.72%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 216 (77.70%) Windows
2 110 (39.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (36.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (12.59%) Windows Vista
6 32 (11.51%) UNIX
7 31 (11.15%) Linux
8 25 (8.99%) Windows 8
9 23 (8.27%) Windows 7
10 17 (6.12%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.80%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.72%) CentOS
14 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.36%) HPUX
15 1 (0.36%) Solaris
15 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.22%) ITIL
2 29 (10.43%) Identity Management
3 26 (9.35%) Project Management
4 18 (6.47%) Service Delivery
5 17 (6.12%) MVC
5 17 (6.12%) Scrum
5 17 (6.12%) TDD
5 17 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (6.12%) Kanban
5 17 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (6.12%) Web Application Development
6 16 (5.76%) Incident Management
7 14 (5.04%) Migration
8 12 (4.32%) Problem Management
9 11 (3.96%) BDD
10 10 (3.60%) Project Planning
10 10 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.60%) Service Management
11 8 (2.88%) Business Continuity
11 8 (2.88%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.47%) SQL
2 32 (11.51%) C#
3 16 (5.76%) VB.NET
4 12 (4.32%) T-SQL
5 11 (3.96%) VB
6 9 (3.24%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.44%) C
8 2 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (56.83%) MCSE
2 126 (45.32%) MCITP
3 69 (24.82%) MCP
4 56 (20.14%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (19.78%) MCSA
6 51 (18.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 43 (15.47%) CCNA
8 42 (15.11%) Citrix Certification
9 39 (14.03%) CCA
10 30 (10.79%) MCTS
11 25 (8.99%) MCSD
12 22 (7.91%) Security Cleared
13 20 (7.19%) SC Cleared
14 19 (6.83%) CCNP
15 17 (6.12%) MCAD
15 17 (6.12%) MCDST
16 11 (3.96%) Server+ Certification
16 11 (3.96%) DV Cleared
16 11 (3.96%) A+ Certification
17 10 (3.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.31%) SLA
2 10 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 133 (47.84%) Active Directory
2 99 (35.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (13.31%) Hyper-V
4 33 (11.87%) vSphere
5 16 (5.76%) XenApp
6 15 (5.40%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (3.96%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (2.52%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.80%) XenServer
10 4 (1.44%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.44%) UAG
11 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (9.35%) Backup Exec
2 22 (7.91%) SCOM
3 18 (6.47%) NetBackup
4 16 (5.76%) SCCM
5 14 (5.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (3.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.44%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.08%) Nagios
9 2 (0.72%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.36%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.36%) WSUS
10 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 193 (69.42%) Microsoft
2 134 (48.20%) VMware
3 90 (32.37%) Citrix
4 51 (18.35%) HP
5 50 (17.99%) Cisco
6 27 (9.71%) IBM
7 25 (8.99%) Symantec
8 23 (8.27%) Veritas
9 22 (7.91%) NetApp
10 16 (5.76%) Intel
11 13 (4.68%) Dell
12 9 (3.24%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.88%) Oracle
13 8 (2.88%) Juniper
14 7 (2.52%) Apple
15 6 (2.16%) McAfee
15 6 (2.16%) Veeam
15 6 (2.16%) ServiceNow
15 6 (2.16%) CA
16 5 (1.80%) EMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
IT HR
Salary: Based on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package on offer
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + oncall
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus/flexi-time
Posted: 13 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Dimension Data
Salary: Up to £25,000 (10% Bonus & 10% Shift Allowance)
Posted: 21 days ago
Andover
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago