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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 157 177 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.13% 5.03% 5.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.66% 15.54% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 143 160 217
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
1347 1139 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.39% 32.38% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 939 1300
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +2 42 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Fareham +9 23 £22,500 -22.41%
Andover +7 22 £50,000 +114.08% 1
Basingstoke 0 20 £55,000 +74.60% 1
Havant -5 10 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Portsmouth -22 10 £25,500 -31.08% 3
Winchester -12 6 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Farnborough -18 5 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Hook +6 4 £31,500 +5.00%
Eastleigh 0 1 £17,000 -54.66%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 287 (81.30%) Windows
2 281 (79.60%) Microsoft
3 182 (51.56%) VMware
4 177 (50.14%) MS Excel
5 171 (48.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 167 (47.31%) MCSE
7 127 (35.98%) MCITP
8 122 (34.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 121 (34.28%) Active Directory
10 119 (33.71%) MS Exchange
11 115 (32.58%) Citrix
12 105 (29.75%) MCSA
13 104 (29.46%) ITIL
14 95 (26.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 85 (24.08%) Firewall
16 82 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 80 (22.66%) Windows 7
18 78 (22.10%) HP
19 74 (20.96%) MS Office
20 72 (20.40%) Hyper-V
20 72 (20.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 66 (18.70%) Windows 8
22 62 (17.56%) Service Delivery
22 62 (17.56%) DNS
23 61 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
24 58 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2007
25 56 (15.86%) Security Cleared
25 56 (15.86%) TCP/IP
25 56 (15.86%) Cisco
25 56 (15.86%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 119 (33.71%) MS Exchange
2 61 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (8.50%) Lync
6 27 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (7.65%) SharePoint
7 23 (6.52%) IIS
8 21 (5.95%) Tomcat
9 15 (4.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.57%) Apache
13 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.28%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.28%) WorkSite
Applications
1 177 (50.14%) MS Excel
2 74 (20.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.83%) Office 365
2 4 (1.13%) IaaS
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 85 (24.08%) Firewall
2 62 (17.56%) DNS
3 56 (15.86%) TCP/IP
4 52 (14.73%) DHCP
5 33 (9.35%) Network Security
6 29 (8.22%) LAN
7 21 (5.95%) SAN
8 18 (5.10%) WAN
9 17 (4.82%) LDAP
10 16 (4.53%) X.509
11 11 (3.12%) VPN
12 4 (1.13%) VoIP
12 4 (1.13%) NAS
12 4 (1.13%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.85%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.85%) Wireless
13 3 (0.85%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.57%) WLAN
14 2 (0.57%) SSH
14 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.08%) MySQL
3 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (0.85%) OLAP
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (6.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.55%) Finance
3 8 (2.27%) Retail
4 7 (1.98%) Military
5 5 (1.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Back Office
6 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.28%) Law
6 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (19.26%) Support Engineer
2 49 (13.88%) Consultant
3 40 (11.33%) IT Support
4 36 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (9.35%) Analyst
6 29 (8.22%) Administrator
7 27 (7.65%) Support Consultant
7 27 (7.65%) Architect
8 25 (7.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (5.95%) Service Analyst
10 20 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (5.67%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (5.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 18 (5.10%) Technical Consultant
13 17 (4.82%) Developer
13 17 (4.82%) IT Consultant
14 15 (4.25%) Server Support
14 15 (4.25%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.67%) .NET
2 19 (5.38%) LAMP
3 13 (3.68%) HTML
4 11 (3.12%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.83%) jQuery
6 9 (2.55%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.98%) CSS
7 7 (1.98%) XML
8 6 (1.70%) XSLT
9 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.13%) Ajax
11 2 (0.57%) SAML
11 2 (0.57%) COM
11 2 (0.57%) WPF
12 1 (0.28%) LINQ
12 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.28%) REST
12 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.75%) Thin Client
1 45 (12.75%) Fat Client
2 37 (10.48%) Clustering
3 18 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.53%) Smartcard
4 16 (4.53%) PKI
5 15 (4.25%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.97%) Kindle
7 13 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.83%) Performance Metrics
8 10 (2.83%) CESG
9 7 (1.98%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.13%) NHS
12 3 (0.85%) Life Science
12 3 (0.85%) HP StorageWorks
12 3 (0.85%) CCTV
13 2 (0.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 287 (81.30%) Windows
2 171 (48.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (26.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (22.66%) Windows 7
6 66 (18.70%) Windows 8
7 55 (15.58%) Windows XP
8 49 (13.88%) Windows Vista
9 33 (9.35%) Linux
10 27 (7.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (2.55%) UNIX
12 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.46%) ITIL
2 62 (17.56%) Service Delivery
3 45 (12.75%) Change Management
4 21 (5.95%) TOGAF
5 17 (4.82%) Risk Management
5 17 (4.82%) Service Management
5 17 (4.82%) CRM
6 16 (4.53%) Migration
6 16 (4.53%) Problem Management
6 16 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (3.68%) Capacity Management
8 12 (3.40%) Incident Management
8 12 (3.40%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (3.40%) Information Security
9 10 (2.83%) Project Management
9 10 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (2.55%) Requirements Management
10 9 (2.55%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (2.55%) Resource Management
11 8 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.86%) SQL
2 16 (4.53%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.68%) C#
4 10 (2.83%) C
5 9 (2.55%) VB
6 7 (1.98%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.98%) Perl
7 6 (1.70%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.42%) VB6
8 5 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.42%) VBScript
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 167 (47.31%) MCSE
2 127 (35.98%) MCITP
3 105 (29.75%) MCSA
4 72 (20.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 56 (15.86%) Security Cleared
6 55 (15.58%) SC Cleared
7 51 (14.45%) MCP
8 45 (12.75%) CCA
8 45 (12.75%) Citrix Certification
8 45 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (12.46%) MCTS
10 36 (10.20%) CCNA
11 31 (8.78%) Degree
12 29 (8.22%) DV Cleared
13 24 (6.80%) MCDST
13 24 (6.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (4.82%) A+ Certification
15 12 (3.40%) CEH
16 11 (3.12%) CCNP
17 10 (2.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.01%) SLA
2 16 (4.53%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) BS7799
System Software
1 122 (34.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (34.28%) Active Directory
3 72 (20.40%) Hyper-V
4 24 (6.80%) XenApp
5 15 (4.25%) vSphere
6 12 (3.40%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.27%) XenServer
8 6 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.42%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.57%) UAG
11 2 (0.57%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.28%) Nmap
12 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (6.52%) SCOM
2 21 (5.95%) SCCM
3 14 (3.97%) Backup Exec
4 12 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.98%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.57%) WSUS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.28%) DameWare
8 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 281 (79.60%) Microsoft
2 182 (51.56%) VMware
3 115 (32.58%) Citrix
4 78 (22.10%) HP
5 56 (15.86%) Cisco
6 31 (8.78%) Oracle
7 26 (7.37%) ProCurve
8 17 (4.82%) Symantec
9 16 (4.53%) NetApp
10 15 (4.25%) Dell
11 11 (3.12%) Avaya
12 10 (2.83%) IBM
13 8 (2.27%) Fujitsu
14 7 (1.98%) Veeam
14 7 (1.98%) CA
15 6 (1.70%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.70%) Remedy
16 5 (1.42%) McAfee
16 5 (1.42%) Kaspersky
16 5 (1.42%) 3PAR
Fleet, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Totton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: £40,000-£50,000 depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: From £37,284 to £48,921 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: From £23,580 to £33,648 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £49000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago