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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.75% - 5.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% - 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
85 102 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.82% 26.36% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 77 99 58
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) MCSE
4 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) Firewall
5 10 (38.46%) HP
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
6 9 (34.62%) MCP
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP
9 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 6 (23.08%) XenApp
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (15.38%) C#
11 4 (15.38%) Clustering
11 4 (15.38%) Change Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Lawson
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Team Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 2 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) WCF
2 3 (11.54%) LINQ
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
2 3 (11.54%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) COM
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.85%) ATDD
5 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.85%) Microservices
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
5 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) MCSE
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) MCP
4 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 3 (11.54%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) CEH
5 2 (7.69%) MCDST
5 2 (7.69%) MCTS
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 6 (23.08%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) XenServer
4 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Baan
7 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.85%) Sage
7 1 (3.85%) Kaseya
7 1 (3.85%) Google