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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.57% 5.05% 6.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.66% 20.90% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 19
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £19,250 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
161 67 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 40.76% 24.19% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 148 59 113
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £19,250 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
4 14 (43.75%) Service Delivery
4 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 13 (40.63%) MCSE
5 13 (40.63%) ITIL
6 12 (37.50%) HP
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
8 10 (31.25%) Firewall
8 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
9 9 (28.13%) MCP
9 9 (28.13%) Cisco
10 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (25.00%) Change Management
10 8 (25.00%) MS Office
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (21.88%) MCITP
11 7 (21.88%) XenApp
11 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) DHCP
11 7 (21.88%) DNS
11 7 (21.88%) Citrix
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Apps
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) DHCP
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Design Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (12.50%) WCF
3 4 (12.50%) LINQ
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 13 (40.63%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (6.25%) Microservices
7 2 (6.25%) ITSM
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.25%) ATDD
7 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 14 (43.75%) DV Cleared
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) MCSE
3 9 (28.13%) MCP
4 7 (21.88%) MCITP
5 6 (18.75%) CCNA
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.63%) MCTS
6 5 (15.63%) MCDST
7 4 (12.50%) MCSA
8 3 (9.38%) CEH
8 3 (9.38%) CISSP
8 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) XenApp
3 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
5 7 (21.88%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) ProCurve
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Google
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Baan
8 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
8 1 (3.13%) Sage
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