The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 68 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.31% 3.03% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.25% 14.86% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 3
Average salary £24,750 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.20% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £19,250 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 74 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 27.95% 20.39% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 91 68 147
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £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 Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Portsmouth region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 11 (78.57%) ITIL
4 10 (71.43%) MS Office
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) Service Delivery
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) CCNA
6 8 (57.14%) Cisco
6 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (57.14%) MCSA
7 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (50.00%) HP
7 7 (50.00%) SLA
7 7 (50.00%) Change Management
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (50.00%) ProCurve
7 7 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (28.57%) MCITP
9 3 (21.43%) MCDST
9 3 (21.43%) MCTS
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) LAN
9 3 (21.43%) WAN
9 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (21.43%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (71.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) WF
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNA
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (57.14%) MCSA
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) MCDST
4 3 (21.43%) MCTS
4 3 (21.43%) MCP
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Google
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