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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.56% 2.17% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.32% 9.18% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 8
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -41.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,700 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,400 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
112 98 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.40% 23.67% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 90 90 96
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (89.29%) Windows
3 24 (85.71%) MS Office
4 23 (82.14%) LAN
4 23 (82.14%) WAN
5 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
6 19 (67.86%) MCP
7 18 (64.29%) VMware
7 18 (64.29%) MCTS
7 18 (64.29%) MCITP
8 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (57.14%) Firewall
10 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
11 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
12 13 (46.43%) Service Management
12 13 (46.43%) ITIL
12 13 (46.43%) MCSE
12 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
12 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
14 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
14 11 (39.29%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (39.29%) SonicWALL
14 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
15 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
16 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
16 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 11 (39.29%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (7.14%) Lync
5 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (7.14%) Apache
6 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (85.71%) MS Office
2 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) LAN
1 23 (82.14%) WAN
2 16 (57.14%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 2 (7.14%) Skype
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (3.57%) SMTP
8 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 2 (7.14%) Back Office
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
1 13 (46.43%) Service Management
2 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Application Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) MCP
2 18 (64.29%) MCTS
2 18 (64.29%) MCITP
3 13 (46.43%) MCSE
4 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) MCDST
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.71%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) CCA
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.57%) MCSA
7 1 (3.57%) RHCE
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) SonicWALL
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Intel
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) CA
5 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
6 1 (3.57%) HP
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