The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 83 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.44% 20.19% 21.43%
As % of the Vendors category 29.89% 40.29% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 43
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
174 206 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 61.70% 50.12% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 156 172 104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 56 (43.75%) Windows
2 54 (42.19%) C#
2 54 (42.19%) SQL
3 49 (38.28%) MS Excel
4 48 (37.50%) .NET
4 48 (37.50%) VMware
5 46 (35.94%) ITIL
6 44 (34.38%) Security Cleared
7 43 (33.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (33.59%) ASP.NET
8 42 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (24.22%) SC Cleared
10 31 (24.22%) HP
11 29 (22.66%) DV Cleared
12 27 (21.09%) Service Delivery
13 24 (18.75%) Oracle
14 23 (17.97%) MVC
15 22 (17.19%) Software Testing
15 22 (17.19%) Linux
15 22 (17.19%) Citrix
15 22 (17.19%) Open Source
16 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (15.63%) CentOS
17 20 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (15.63%) Derivative
17 20 (15.63%) RHCE
17 20 (15.63%) Red Hat
17 20 (15.63%) Shell Script

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 15 (11.72%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.25%) Confluence
3 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.47%) IIS
4 6 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.56%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.56%) Lync
9 1 (0.78%) SAS
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (38.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.59%) MS Office
3 4 (3.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Lawson
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.78%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) SAN
1 13 (10.16%) DNS
2 11 (8.59%) NetScaler
2 11 (8.59%) DHCP
3 10 (7.81%) Firewall
4 8 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 8 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.13%) Internet
6 3 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.34%) VoIP
6 3 (2.34%) NAS
7 2 (1.56%) VPN
7 2 (1.56%) LAN
8 1 (0.78%) CTI
8 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.78%) WAN
8 1 (0.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) RavenDB
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.56%) MS Access
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.78%) QlikView
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) NUnit
2 8 (6.25%) JIRA
2 8 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 7 (5.47%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (4.69%) Moq
5 5 (3.91%) NCrunch
5 5 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.91%) ReSharper
5 5 (3.91%) WATIR
5 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (7.03%) Retail
2 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Back Office
4 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Military
4 2 (1.56%) Law
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (37.50%) Developer
2 24 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 24 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 21 (16.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (15.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (15.63%) Administrator
4 20 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (14.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (14.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.25%) Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.50%) .NET
2 43 (33.59%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (14.06%) HTML
4 18 (14.06%) CSS
5 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (7.03%) Dapper ORM
6 9 (7.03%) jQuery
7 8 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.69%) NHibernate
8 6 (4.69%) SOAP
8 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (4.69%) Entity Framework
9 5 (3.91%) REST
9 5 (3.91%) StructureMap
9 5 (3.91%) MSMQ
9 5 (3.91%) Spring.NET
10 2 (1.56%) WCF
11 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Derivative
2 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.91%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.13%) Clustering
5 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.75%) Windows
2 43 (33.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (17.19%) Linux
5 20 (15.63%) CentOS
5 20 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (15.63%) UNIX
5 20 (15.63%) Oracle Linux
6 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.59%) Windows XP
8 10 (7.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.94%) ITIL
2 27 (21.09%) Service Delivery
3 23 (17.97%) MVC
4 22 (17.19%) Software Testing
4 22 (17.19%) Open Source
5 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (15.63%) Security Management
5 20 (15.63%) Server Building
6 13 (10.16%) TDD
7 12 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (6.25%) Scrum
9 8 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.25%) OO
9 8 (6.25%) ERP
9 8 (6.25%) SDLC
10 7 (5.47%) OOD
10 7 (5.47%) Migration
11 6 (4.69%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.19%) C#
1 54 (42.19%) SQL
2 20 (15.63%) Shell Script
2 20 (15.63%) Perl
2 20 (15.63%) Python
2 20 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 16 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 16 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.91%) Apex Code
5 5 (3.91%) VB
5 5 (3.91%) PHP
5 5 (3.91%) Ruby
6 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.56%) Java
6 2 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.22%) SC Cleared
3 29 (22.66%) DV Cleared
4 20 (15.63%) RHCE
4 20 (15.63%) RHCSA
5 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.59%) CCA
6 11 (8.59%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (7.03%) MCSE
8 7 (5.47%) MCP
9 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.34%) CCNA
9 3 (2.34%) Degree
10 2 (1.56%) CEH
10 2 (1.56%) MCSA
10 2 (1.56%) CCNP
10 2 (1.56%) CISSP
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) COBIT
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (15.63%) XenApp
3 19 (14.84%) Active Directory
4 18 (14.06%) XenDesktop
5 17 (13.28%) VMware ESX
6 14 (10.94%) XenServer
7 13 (10.16%) Hyper-V
8 12 (9.38%) vSphere
9 11 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (6.25%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (15.63%) Puppet
2 15 (11.72%) EdgeSight
3 14 (10.94%) SCCM
4 11 (8.59%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (37.50%) VMware
2 31 (24.22%) HP
3 24 (18.75%) Oracle
4 22 (17.19%) Citrix
5 20 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 20 (15.63%) Cisco
6 15 (11.72%) AppSense
7 8 (6.25%) Endeca
8 5 (3.91%) RedPrairie
8 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.34%) Baan
10 2 (1.56%) Infor
10 2 (1.56%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.56%) SAP
10 2 (1.56%) Dell
10 2 (1.56%) IBM
10 2 (1.56%) Adobe
11 1 (0.78%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.78%) Tableau
11 1 (0.78%) Veeam
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £51000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + pension, bonus, shares
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 35-50k
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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