The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Portsmouth region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 54 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.85% 16.56% 13.40%
As % of the Vendors category 28.13% 33.33% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 27 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £51,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
192 81 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 49.23% 49.69% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 166 77 71
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Microsoft 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.

1 58 (50.88%) Windows
2 39 (34.21%) ITIL
2 39 (34.21%) SQL
3 37 (32.46%) MS Excel
4 36 (31.58%) VMware
5 34 (29.82%) Security Cleared
6 33 (28.95%) SC Cleared
6 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
7 31 (27.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (26.32%) Citrix
8 30 (26.32%) DV Cleared
9 25 (21.93%) DHCP
9 25 (21.93%) DNS
9 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (20.18%) Windows XP
11 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 20 (17.54%) LAN
12 20 (17.54%) WAN
13 19 (16.67%) Finance
13 19 (16.67%) HP
14 17 (14.91%) .NET
14 17 (14.91%) Clustering
14 17 (14.91%) Windows 7
15 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
15 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (14.04%) SharePoint
15 16 (14.04%) SLA
16 14 (12.28%) C#
16 14 (12.28%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.40%) IIS
3 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.14%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.75%) Confluence
5 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (32.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.53%) Photoshop
3 11 (9.65%) MS Office
4 10 (8.77%) Fireworks
5 7 (6.14%) MS Project
6 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
7 5 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.75%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.88%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Maximo
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (3.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (1.75%) Lawson
6 2 (1.75%) Exchequer
6 2 (1.75%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.88%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.93%) DHCP
1 25 (21.93%) DNS
2 20 (17.54%) LAN
2 20 (17.54%) WAN
3 14 (12.28%) Firewall
4 9 (7.89%) VPN
5 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.26%) HTTP
7 2 (1.75%) MPLS
7 2 (1.75%) X.400
7 2 (1.75%) DMZ
7 2 (1.75%) FTP
7 2 (1.75%) SAN
7 2 (1.75%) SMTP
7 2 (1.75%) VoIP
7 2 (1.75%) Wireless
7 2 (1.75%) VLAN
7 2 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.14%) DB2
5 6 (5.26%) QlikView
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.75%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.88%) MS Access
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (1.75%) Moq
2 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.75%) NCrunch
2 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.75%) NUnit
2 2 (1.75%) WATIR
2 2 (1.75%) JIRA
2 2 (1.75%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Back Office
3 5 (4.39%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.63%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Analyst
2 20 (17.54%) Administrator
3 18 (15.79%) Developer
3 18 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.77%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Field Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Field Support Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Designer
9 4 (3.51%) Operations Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Business Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.91%) .NET
2 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 12 (10.53%) CSS
2 12 (10.53%) HTML
2 12 (10.53%) jQuery
2 12 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 11 (9.65%) Flash
4 10 (8.77%) SOAP
4 10 (8.77%) Web Services
4 10 (8.77%) XML
4 10 (8.77%) XSLT
4 10 (8.77%) XHTML
4 10 (8.77%) WSDL
4 10 (8.77%) Ajax
4 10 (8.77%) HTML5
4 10 (8.77%) CSS3
5 7 (6.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (4.39%) COM
7 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.75%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Clustering
2 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.14%) Fat Client
3 7 (6.14%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.51%) Replication
5 3 (2.63%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.75%) CESG
6 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.75%) Statistics
6 2 (1.75%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.88%) Animation
7 1 (0.88%) Photography
7 1 (0.88%) AVVID
7 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.88%) New Media
7 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.88%) Windows
2 31 (27.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.18%) Windows XP
5 17 (14.91%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.65%) Linux
7 7 (6.14%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.14%) AIX
8 6 (5.26%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.63%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) ITIL
2 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.77%) Web Design
4 10 (8.77%) ITIL V2
4 10 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.02%) ERP
6 8 (7.02%) Change Management
6 8 (7.02%) Service Management
7 7 (6.14%) Matrix Management
7 7 (6.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.14%) Project Planning
8 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.39%) UML
9 5 (4.39%) Cash Management
10 4 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.21%) SQL
2 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
3 14 (12.28%) C#
4 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.63%) C
8 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.75%) VBA
8 2 (1.75%) C++
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) Java
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 33 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 30 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.40%) ISEB
5 11 (9.65%) Degree
6 10 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (7.89%) MCSE
8 7 (6.14%) MCSA
8 7 (6.14%) MCP
9 6 (5.26%) MCITP
10 5 (4.39%) CCNP
10 5 (4.39%) CCNA
11 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.75%) ACCA
12 2 (1.75%) RHCE
12 2 (1.75%) CISSP
12 2 (1.75%) CIMA
13 1 (0.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) SLA
2 10 (8.77%) WCAG
2 10 (8.77%) WAI
3 4 (3.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (4.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.88%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.88%) SCSM
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 36 (31.58%) VMware
2 30 (26.32%) Citrix
3 19 (16.67%) HP
4 13 (11.40%) Cisco
5 12 (10.53%) Adobe
6 8 (7.02%) Sage
7 7 (6.14%) Lotus
7 7 (6.14%) IBM
7 7 (6.14%) Oracle
8 6 (5.26%) McAfee
9 4 (3.51%) SAP
10 2 (1.75%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.75%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.75%) Symantec
10 2 (1.75%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.75%) NetApp
10 2 (1.75%) Endeca
10 2 (1.75%) Brocade
11 1 (0.88%) BT
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 11 days ago