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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 186 131 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.99% 3.39% 4.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.24% 9.20% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 174 126 167
Average salary £35,250 £33,163 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.29% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,875 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
1306 1424 1449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.02% 36.81% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1181 1081
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -8 61 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Fareham +23 22 £26,250 -4.54%
Basingstoke +9 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Portsmouth +4 13 £45,000 +133.76% 2
Farnborough +6 10 £40,500 +52.83% 3
Andover - 10 £26,000 -
Winchester -16 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Havant +12 6 £27,500 -3.50%
Petersfield - 2 £25,000 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (81.62%) Microsoft
2 250 (69.64%) Windows
3 226 (62.95%) MCSE
4 185 (51.53%) VMware
5 179 (49.86%) MS Excel
6 144 (40.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 143 (39.83%) MCITP
8 130 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 102 (28.41%) ITIL
9 102 (28.41%) Citrix
10 101 (28.13%) Cisco
11 96 (26.74%) Firewall
12 95 (26.46%) HP
12 95 (26.46%) Active Directory
13 94 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 91 (25.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 90 (25.07%) TCP/IP
16 80 (22.28%) MCSA
17 79 (22.01%) Cisco Certification
18 68 (18.94%) SQL
19 66 (18.38%) MS Exchange
20 65 (18.11%) SQL Server
20 65 (18.11%) Hyper-V
21 64 (17.83%) MCTS
22 63 (17.55%) Windows 7
23 62 (17.27%) NetApp
24 61 (16.99%) CCNA
25 59 (16.43%) Citrix Certification
25 59 (16.43%) LAN
26 58 (16.16%) CCA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 66 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 41 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (10.03%) Lync
4 23 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (5.85%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.06%) IIS
8 10 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.28%) WordPress
11 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 179 (49.86%) MS Excel
2 55 (15.32%) MS Office
3 4 (1.11%) MS Project
3 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.11%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.84%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Lawson
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.88%) Office 365
2 49 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.67%) IaaS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
4 2 (0.56%) PaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 96 (26.74%) Firewall
2 90 (25.07%) TCP/IP
3 59 (16.43%) LAN
4 48 (13.37%) WAN
5 42 (11.70%) DNS
6 41 (11.42%) DHCP
7 26 (7.24%) SAN
8 21 (5.85%) VPN
9 18 (5.01%) VoIP
10 12 (3.34%) NAS
11 10 (2.79%) Wireless
12 9 (2.51%) LDAP
13 7 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.67%) X.509
15 5 (1.39%) Unified Communications
15 5 (1.39%) SNMP
16 4 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
16 4 (1.11%) FWSM
17 3 (0.84%) SSL
18 2 (0.56%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.84%) RavenDB
6 3 (0.84%) Neo4j
6 3 (0.84%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (0.84%) OLAP
6 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.28%) DB2
8 1 (0.28%) OLTP
8 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.11%) MSTest
3 4 (1.11%) NUnit
4 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.28%) MSI
6 1 (0.28%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (4.74%) Finance
2 12 (3.34%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.51%) Electronics
4 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.84%) Retail
5 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Billing
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (19.22%) Consultant
2 61 (16.99%) Support Engineer
3 53 (14.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (9.75%) IT Support
5 33 (9.19%) Analyst
6 31 (8.64%) Developer
7 25 (6.96%) Technical Consultant
8 23 (6.41%) Service Analyst
8 23 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (6.41%) Support Consultant
8 23 (6.41%) IT Consultant
8 23 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (6.41%) Senior Consultant
8 23 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (6.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 21 (5.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (5.29%) C# Developer
11 18 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (4.74%) Design Engineer
13 16 (4.46%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.64%) .NET
2 27 (7.52%) ASP.NET
3 23 (6.41%) HTML
4 18 (5.01%) CSS
5 14 (3.90%) jQuery
6 11 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (3.06%) XML
7 10 (2.79%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.23%) XSLT
8 8 (2.23%) COM
9 6 (1.67%) Web Services
9 6 (1.67%) HTML5
9 6 (1.67%) CSS3
9 6 (1.67%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (1.39%) WCF
11 4 (1.11%) LINQ
11 4 (1.11%) SOAP
11 4 (1.11%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.93%) Thin Client
1 50 (13.93%) Fat Client
2 39 (10.86%) Private Cloud
3 25 (6.96%) Clustering
4 21 (5.85%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (5.01%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.74%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.79%) CMDB
8 9 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.95%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.67%) PKI
10 6 (1.67%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.11%) IPTV
13 3 (0.84%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.56%) PDA
14 2 (0.56%) AS400
14 2 (0.56%) iPhone
14 2 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 250 (69.64%) Windows
2 130 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (17.55%) Windows 7
5 53 (14.76%) Windows XP
5 53 (14.76%) Windows 8
6 52 (14.48%) Windows Vista
7 46 (12.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (8.36%) Linux
9 23 (6.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.67%) CentOS
11 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.84%) UNIX
12 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.28%) AIX
13 1 (0.28%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.41%) ITIL
2 33 (9.19%) Service Delivery
3 29 (8.08%) CRM
4 27 (7.52%) Change Management
5 22 (6.13%) Service Management
6 21 (5.85%) MVC
7 18 (5.01%) Mentoring
8 17 (4.74%) Migration
8 17 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (4.74%) TOGAF
9 12 (3.34%) TDD
10 11 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.51%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.23%) ITSM
13 7 (1.95%) Software Engineering
14 6 (1.67%) Scrum
14 6 (1.67%) Project Planning
14 6 (1.67%) Unit Testing
14 6 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (1.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.94%) SQL
2 32 (8.91%) C#
3 19 (5.29%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.51%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.95%) Perl
7 6 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.39%) C
9 4 (1.11%) Java
9 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.84%) VBA
10 3 (0.84%) VB
11 2 (0.56%) VB6
12 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 226 (62.95%) MCSE
2 143 (39.83%) MCITP
3 91 (25.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 80 (22.28%) MCSA
5 79 (22.01%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (17.83%) MCTS
7 61 (16.99%) CCNA
8 59 (16.43%) Citrix Certification
9 58 (16.16%) CCA
10 50 (13.93%) MCP
10 50 (13.93%) Security Cleared
11 44 (12.26%) Degree
12 42 (11.70%) SC Cleared
13 37 (10.31%) DV Cleared
14 24 (6.69%) MCDST
15 15 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (3.62%) CCNP
17 12 (3.34%) A+ Certification
18 11 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 9 (2.51%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (14.21%) SLA
2 16 (4.46%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.11%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 144 (40.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (26.46%) Active Directory
3 65 (18.11%) Hyper-V
4 52 (14.48%) vSphere
5 41 (11.42%) vCloud
6 35 (9.75%) XenApp
7 9 (2.51%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.23%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.67%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.84%) XenServer
12 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.28%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 1 (0.28%) Firmware
13 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (9.19%) SCOM
2 7 (1.95%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.67%) DameWare
3 6 (1.67%) Windows Intune
4 5 (1.39%) WSUS
4 5 (1.39%) SCCM
5 4 (1.11%) WMI
6 3 (0.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.84%) OpenView
6 3 (0.84%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.28%) MOM
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) Nmap
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 293 (81.62%) Microsoft
2 185 (51.53%) VMware
3 102 (28.41%) Citrix
4 101 (28.13%) Cisco
5 95 (26.46%) HP
6 62 (17.27%) NetApp
7 27 (7.52%) Remedy
8 24 (6.69%) LANDesk
9 22 (6.13%) Oracle
10 19 (5.29%) Avaya
11 10 (2.79%) ProCurve
12 8 (2.23%) Sony
12 8 (2.23%) Veeam
13 7 (1.95%) Symantec
13 7 (1.95%) Juniper
14 6 (1.67%) Dell
14 6 (1.67%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.39%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.39%) IBM
16 4 (1.11%) Progress
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24050 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
The People Network
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago