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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 160 182 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.25% 5.07% 5.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.88% 15.50% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 143 163 218
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
1347 1174 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.78% 32.70% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 961 1331
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +5 48 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Fareham +8 26 £22,500 -22.41% 1
Basingstoke +9 24 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Andover +7 19 £50,000 +114.08% 1
Havant -14 9 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Portsmouth -22 8 £24,750 -27.20% 4
Farnborough -20 7 £27,000 -25.51% 1
Winchester -14 5 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Hook +7 3 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Eastleigh +1 1 £17,000 -54.66%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 280 (81.40%) Windows
2 274 (79.65%) Microsoft
3 175 (50.87%) VMware
4 172 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 164 (47.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 157 (45.64%) MCSE
7 125 (36.34%) MCITP
8 118 (34.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 117 (34.01%) MS Exchange
10 115 (33.43%) Active Directory
11 111 (32.27%) Citrix
12 102 (29.65%) MCSA
12 102 (29.65%) ITIL
13 92 (26.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 82 (23.84%) Firewall
15 74 (21.51%) HP
15 74 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 73 (21.22%) Windows 7
16 73 (21.22%) MS Office
17 72 (20.93%) Hyper-V
18 69 (20.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 60 (17.44%) Windows 8
20 59 (17.15%) Exchange Server 2010
20 59 (17.15%) Exchange Server 2007
20 59 (17.15%) Service Delivery
20 59 (17.15%) DNS
21 55 (15.99%) TCP/IP
22 54 (15.70%) SQL
23 53 (15.41%) SLA
23 53 (15.41%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 117 (34.01%) MS Exchange
2 59 (17.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 59 (17.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 33 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (7.56%) SharePoint
5 26 (7.56%) Lync
6 23 (6.69%) IIS
7 21 (6.10%) Tomcat
8 15 (4.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.58%) Apache
11 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.29%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 172 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 73 (21.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.62%) Office 365
2 3 (0.87%) IaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (23.84%) Firewall
2 59 (17.15%) DNS
3 55 (15.99%) TCP/IP
4 49 (14.24%) DHCP
5 34 (9.88%) Network Security
6 26 (7.56%) LAN
7 21 (6.10%) SAN
8 18 (5.23%) WAN
8 18 (5.23%) LDAP
9 17 (4.94%) X.509
10 11 (3.20%) VPN
11 4 (1.16%) NAS
11 4 (1.16%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.87%) Wireless
12 3 (0.87%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.87%) VoIP
12 3 (0.87%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.58%) SSH
13 2 (0.58%) WLAN
13 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.27%) MySQL
3 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.87%) OLAP
8 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.29%) Redis
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (7.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.62%) Retail
2 9 (2.62%) Finance
3 7 (2.03%) Military
4 5 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.29%) Back Office
5 1 (0.29%) Law
5 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 48 (13.95%) Consultant
3 39 (11.34%) IT Support
4 34 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (9.01%) Analyst
6 29 (8.43%) Administrator
7 27 (7.85%) Architect
8 26 (7.56%) Support Consultant
8 26 (7.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (5.81%) Service Analyst
10 20 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
10 20 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
10 20 (5.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 18 (5.23%) Technical Consultant
12 16 (4.65%) Developer
12 16 (4.65%) Server Support
12 16 (4.65%) IT Consultant
13 13 (3.78%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.52%) LAMP
1 19 (5.52%) .NET
2 13 (3.78%) HTML
3 10 (2.91%) jQuery
4 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.62%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.03%) CSS
6 6 (1.74%) XML
7 5 (1.45%) XSLT
8 4 (1.16%) Ajax
8 4 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.58%) WPF
9 2 (0.58%) COM
9 2 (0.58%) SAML
10 1 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.29%) Middleware
10 1 (0.29%) Flash
10 1 (0.29%) ODBC
10 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.79%) Fat Client
1 44 (12.79%) Thin Client
2 33 (9.59%) Clustering
3 17 (4.94%) Smartcard
3 17 (4.94%) PKI
4 16 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.36%) Blackberry
6 14 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.07%) Kindle
7 10 (2.91%) Performance Metrics
7 10 (2.91%) CESG
8 8 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.16%) NHS
11 3 (0.87%) HP StorageWorks
11 3 (0.87%) CCTV
11 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.87%) Life Science
12 1 (0.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 280 (81.40%) Windows
2 164 (47.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (26.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 74 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (21.22%) Windows 7
6 60 (17.44%) Windows 8
7 50 (14.53%) Windows XP
8 48 (13.95%) Windows Vista
9 33 (9.59%) Linux
10 23 (6.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (2.62%) UNIX
12 2 (0.58%) Solaris
12 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.29%) Android
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.65%) ITIL
2 59 (17.15%) Service Delivery
3 41 (11.92%) Change Management
4 18 (5.23%) Risk Management
4 18 (5.23%) TOGAF
5 17 (4.94%) Service Management
6 16 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 16 (4.65%) Migration
7 15 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (4.07%) CRM
9 13 (3.78%) Capacity Management
10 12 (3.49%) Information Security
10 12 (3.49%) Ethical Hacking
11 11 (3.20%) Incident Management
12 10 (2.91%) Project Management
12 10 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (2.62%) Resource Management
13 9 (2.62%) Requirements Management
13 9 (2.62%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.70%) SQL
2 15 (4.36%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.49%) C#
4 11 (3.20%) C
5 9 (2.62%) VB
6 7 (2.03%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.74%) Perl
8 5 (1.45%) VB6
8 5 (1.45%) VBScript
9 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) Java
10 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 157 (45.64%) MCSE
2 125 (36.34%) MCITP
3 102 (29.65%) MCSA
4 69 (20.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 53 (15.41%) Security Cleared
6 52 (15.12%) SC Cleared
6 52 (15.12%) MCP
7 44 (12.79%) CCA
7 44 (12.79%) Citrix Certification
8 43 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (11.92%) MCTS
10 36 (10.47%) CCNA
11 28 (8.14%) Degree
12 25 (7.27%) DV Cleared
13 24 (6.98%) MCDST
13 24 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (5.23%) A+ Certification
15 12 (3.49%) CEH
16 11 (3.20%) CCNP
17 10 (2.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.41%) SLA
2 16 (4.65%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) BS7799
System Software
1 118 (34.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (33.43%) Active Directory
3 72 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.81%) XenApp
5 15 (4.36%) vSphere
6 12 (3.49%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.33%) XenServer
8 5 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.16%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.58%) UAG
10 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.29%) Nmap
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (6.40%) SCCM
2 20 (5.81%) SCOM
3 15 (4.36%) Backup Exec
4 13 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.58%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) DameWare
8 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 274 (79.65%) Microsoft
2 175 (50.87%) VMware
3 111 (32.27%) Citrix
4 74 (21.51%) HP
5 50 (14.53%) Cisco
6 30 (8.72%) Oracle
7 26 (7.56%) ProCurve
8 18 (5.23%) Symantec
9 15 (4.36%) Dell
10 13 (3.78%) NetApp
11 10 (2.91%) IBM
12 9 (2.62%) Fujitsu
13 8 (2.33%) CA
13 8 (2.33%) Avaya
14 6 (1.74%) Veeam
15 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.45%) McAfee
15 5 (1.45%) Intel
15 5 (1.45%) Kaspersky
16 4 (1.16%) 3PAR
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £49000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £6,240 per year
Posted: 26 days ago