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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.07% 1.75% -
As % of the Qualifications category 28.85% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 0
Average salary £33,838 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
52 85 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.05% 29.82% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 77 99
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) MCSE
3 21 (80.77%) TCP/IP
3 21 (80.77%) DNS
3 21 (80.77%) Cisco
3 21 (80.77%) CCNA
3 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 20 (76.92%) MCITP
4 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
5 19 (73.08%) VMware
6 17 (65.38%) WAN
6 17 (65.38%) LAN
6 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
7 16 (61.54%) Office 365
7 16 (61.54%) Windows 10
7 16 (61.54%) VoIP
7 16 (61.54%) DHCP
7 16 (61.54%) VPN
7 16 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (38.46%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
10 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
10 5 (19.23%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 5 (19.23%) Apache

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) DNS
1 21 (80.77%) TCP/IP
2 17 (65.38%) LAN
2 17 (65.38%) WAN
3 16 (61.54%) DHCP
3 16 (61.54%) VoIP
3 16 (61.54%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) Internet
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) HTTP
6 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 2 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (46.15%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) IT Support
3 6 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior IT Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior IT Support
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (61.54%) Windows 10
4 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Server Building
3 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) MCSE
2 21 (80.77%) CCNA
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (76.92%) MCITP
4 16 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) MCP
6 3 (11.54%) MCSA
6 3 (11.54%) MCTS
7 2 (7.69%) RHCE
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Docker
3 2 (7.69%) LXC
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (73.08%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Veeam