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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 205 191 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.08% 4.84% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.84% 15.15% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 170 175 161
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +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
1597 1261 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.60% 31.96% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1026 1315
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +7 76 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Fareham +21 44 £23,000 -3.15% 4
Basingstoke -2 29 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hook +10 10 £31,500 +5.00%
Farnborough -5 9 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Portsmouth -20 9 £25,500 -41.71% 1
Winchester -18 5 £35,000 - 2
Andover - 4 £24,000 -
Havant -8 3 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Eastleigh +2 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 288 (81.82%) Windows
2 286 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 180 (51.14%) MS Excel
4 167 (47.44%) VMware
5 162 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 143 (40.63%) MCSE
7 141 (40.06%) MS Exchange
8 135 (38.35%) MCITP
9 119 (33.81%) Active Directory
10 118 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 109 (30.97%) ITIL
12 108 (30.68%) MCSA
13 105 (29.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 104 (29.55%) Citrix
15 84 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 79 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2007
17 77 (21.88%) DNS
18 74 (21.02%) Firewall
18 74 (21.02%) Hyper-V
19 73 (20.74%) HP
20 70 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 69 (19.60%) SLA
22 68 (19.32%) MS Office
23 66 (18.75%) SQL
24 64 (18.18%) SQL Server
25 62 (17.61%) MCP
26 59 (16.76%) Windows 7
27 58 (16.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 54 (15.34%) Service Delivery
28 54 (15.34%) Windows 8

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 141 (40.06%) MS Exchange
2 84 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 35 (9.94%) SharePoint
6 34 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (7.95%) Lync
8 23 (6.53%) IIS
9 21 (5.97%) Tomcat
10 12 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.57%) Apache
14 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.28%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 180 (51.14%) MS Excel
2 68 (19.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.99%) Office 365
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (21.88%) DNS
2 74 (21.02%) Firewall
3 48 (13.64%) DHCP
4 45 (12.78%) Network Security
5 44 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 34 (9.66%) LAN
7 28 (7.95%) WAN
7 28 (7.95%) SAN
8 19 (5.40%) LDAP
9 18 (5.11%) X.509
10 12 (3.41%) VPN
11 8 (2.27%) NAS
12 4 (1.14%) VoIP
13 3 (0.85%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.85%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.85%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.85%) VLAN
13 3 (0.85%) Internet
13 3 (0.85%) Wireless
14 2 (0.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.10%) MySQL
3 20 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.41%) OLAP
7 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.42%) 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 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (7.67%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.83%) Retail
3 12 (3.41%) Finance
4 8 (2.27%) Military
5 3 (0.85%) Advertising
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (18.47%) Support Engineer
2 39 (11.08%) Consultant
3 31 (8.81%) Architect
3 31 (8.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 31 (8.81%) IT Support
4 29 (8.24%) Analyst
5 27 (7.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (7.10%) Server Support
6 25 (7.10%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 22 (6.25%) Administrator
8 21 (5.97%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 20 (5.68%) DBA
10 19 (5.40%) Support Consultant
10 19 (5.40%) SQL DBA
10 19 (5.40%) IT Support Engineer
11 18 (5.11%) Technical Consultant
12 17 (4.83%) Developer
13 15 (4.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.25%) .NET
2 19 (5.40%) LAMP
3 12 (3.41%) .NET Framework
4 10 (2.84%) HTML
5 7 (1.99%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.99%) jQuery
6 6 (1.70%) WPF
7 4 (1.14%) CSS
7 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.14%) Ajax
7 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.85%) XML
9 2 (0.57%) XSLT
9 2 (0.57%) COM
9 2 (0.57%) Web Services
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 40 (11.36%) Clustering
2 33 (9.38%) Fat Client
2 33 (9.38%) Thin Client
3 18 (5.11%) Smartcard
3 18 (5.11%) PKI
4 16 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.98%) Kindle
6 13 (3.69%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.84%) CESG
8 8 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.14%) NHS
9 4 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.85%) CCTV
10 3 (0.85%) Life Science
10 3 (0.85%) HP StorageWorks
10 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.57%) CMDB
11 2 (0.57%) PACS
11 2 (0.57%) iPhone
11 2 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 288 (81.82%) Windows
2 162 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (29.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (16.76%) Windows 7
6 54 (15.34%) Windows 8
7 39 (11.08%) Linux
8 36 (10.23%) Windows Vista
9 31 (8.81%) Windows XP
10 21 (5.97%) UNIX
11 14 (3.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.42%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.97%) ITIL
2 54 (15.34%) Service Delivery
3 30 (8.52%) Change Management
4 21 (5.97%) Risk Management
4 21 (5.97%) Service Management
5 17 (4.83%) Migration
5 17 (4.83%) Project Management
6 16 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 13 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (3.69%) Information Security
7 13 (3.69%) Identity Management
8 12 (3.41%) CRM
8 12 (3.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 11 (3.13%) TOGAF
9 11 (3.13%) Database Security
9 11 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (2.84%) Capacity Management
11 9 (2.56%) Resource Management
11 9 (2.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.75%) SQL
2 19 (5.40%) T-SQL
3 18 (5.11%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.98%) C#
5 12 (3.41%) C
6 8 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.14%) VB
8 3 (0.85%) VBScript
8 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.57%) Perl
9 2 (0.57%) VB6
10 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 143 (40.63%) MCSE
2 135 (38.35%) MCITP
3 108 (30.68%) MCSA
4 62 (17.61%) MCP
5 58 (16.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 44 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (11.93%) Security Cleared
8 41 (11.65%) SC Cleared
9 40 (11.36%) CCNA
10 36 (10.23%) MCTS
11 32 (9.09%) CCA
11 32 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
12 24 (6.82%) Degree
12 24 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 20 (5.68%) MCDST
14 17 (4.83%) MCDBA
15 16 (4.55%) A+ Certification
16 12 (3.41%) CCNP
16 12 (3.41%) CEH
17 10 (2.84%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (19.60%) SLA
2 17 (4.83%) ISO 9001
3 15 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) BS7799
System Software
1 119 (33.81%) Active Directory
2 118 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (21.02%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.83%) vSphere
5 16 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.98%) XenApp
7 10 (2.84%) XenServer
8 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.42%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.28%) Nmap
11 1 (0.28%) Xen
11 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.28%) UAG
11 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (7.39%) Backup Exec
2 22 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 22 (6.25%) SCCM
3 16 (4.55%) SCOM
4 11 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.57%) WSUS
5 2 (0.57%) DameWare
6 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.28%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.28%) Icinga
Vendors
1 286 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 167 (47.44%) VMware
3 104 (29.55%) Citrix
4 73 (20.74%) HP
5 52 (14.77%) Cisco
6 30 (8.52%) Oracle
7 27 (7.67%) Symantec
8 26 (7.39%) ProCurve
9 17 (4.83%) Dell
10 13 (3.69%) CA
11 12 (3.41%) NetApp
11 12 (3.41%) IBM
12 10 (2.84%) Fujitsu
13 7 (1.99%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.99%) Apple
14 4 (1.14%) Remedy
14 4 (1.14%) Juniper
14 4 (1.14%) Intel
15 3 (0.85%) McAfee
15 3 (0.85%) Kaspersky
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire Hospitals
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Pension and Private Healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago