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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 75 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.99% 15.15% 11.72%
As % of the Vendors category 32.75% 30.41% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 67 42 26
Average salary £45,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,675 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,800 £48,750
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
229 148 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 67.16% 49.83% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 216 132 105
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 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 105 (58.66%) C#
2 104 (58.10%) .NET
3 89 (49.72%) MS Excel
4 86 (48.04%) ASP.NET
5 79 (44.13%) SQL Server
6 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (37.43%) TDD
8 65 (36.31%) MVC
9 60 (33.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (30.73%) SQL
10 55 (30.73%) JavaScript
11 53 (29.61%) HTML
11 53 (29.61%) CSS
11 53 (29.61%) Windows
12 50 (27.93%) VB.NET
12 50 (27.93%) .NET Framework
13 47 (26.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 47 (26.26%) jQuery
14 46 (25.70%) BDD
15 45 (25.14%) Retail
15 45 (25.14%) IIS
15 45 (25.14%) OO
16 44 (24.58%) NUnit
16 44 (24.58%) JIRA
16 44 (24.58%) Endeca
16 44 (24.58%) Confluence
16 44 (24.58%) TeamCity
16 44 (24.58%) Dapper ORM
17 41 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (22.35%) E-Commerce

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 45 (25.14%) IIS
2 44 (24.58%) Confluence
3 14 (7.82%) MS Exchange
4 13 (7.26%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.79%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.23%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.12%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.12%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 89 (49.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.68%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Lawson
4 1 (0.56%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.29%) Internet
2 15 (8.38%) DNS
3 13 (7.26%) Firewall
4 11 (6.15%) SAN
4 11 (6.15%) DHCP
5 6 (3.35%) NAS
6 5 (2.79%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.79%) VoIP
6 5 (2.79%) Wireshark
6 5 (2.79%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.23%) VLAN
7 4 (2.23%) WAN
7 4 (2.23%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.23%) VPN
7 4 (2.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) LAN
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) Wireless
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (44.13%) SQL Server
2 39 (21.79%) RavenDB
3 13 (7.26%) Big Data
4 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.12%) MS Access
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.12%) QlikView
9 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.12%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (24.58%) NUnit
1 44 (24.58%) JIRA
1 44 (24.58%) TeamCity
2 39 (21.79%) Git (software)
2 39 (21.79%) Rhino Mocks
2 39 (21.79%) Moq
2 39 (21.79%) Cucumber
2 39 (21.79%) NCrunch
2 39 (21.79%) ReSharper
2 39 (21.79%) WATIR
3 23 (12.85%) Visual Studio
4 16 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.56%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (25.14%) Retail
2 39 (21.79%) Back Office
3 13 (7.26%) Finance
4 2 (1.12%) Military
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (49.16%) Developer
2 43 (24.02%) Software Developer
3 36 (20.11%) .NET Developer
4 30 (16.76%) C# Developer
5 26 (14.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (13.97%) Senior Developer
7 17 (9.50%) Senior Software Developer
8 14 (7.82%) Administrator
8 14 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.82%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (7.82%) C# Software Developer
9 13 (7.26%) Support Engineer
9 13 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.70%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (6.15%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (58.10%) .NET
2 86 (48.04%) ASP.NET
3 60 (33.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (29.61%) CSS
4 53 (29.61%) HTML
5 50 (27.93%) .NET Framework
6 47 (26.26%) jQuery
6 47 (26.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 44 (24.58%) Dapper ORM
8 39 (21.79%) StructureMap
8 39 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 39 (21.79%) Spring.NET
8 39 (21.79%) NHibernate
8 39 (21.79%) MSMQ
9 21 (11.73%) WCF
10 19 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 18 (10.06%) SOAP
12 13 (7.26%) Castle Windsor
12 13 (7.26%) REST
13 12 (6.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.20%) Open Source
2 14 (7.82%) Derivative
3 10 (5.59%) Clustering
4 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.79%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.61%) Windows
2 39 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (17.32%) Linux
5 21 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.50%) Windows 7
7 15 (8.38%) CentOS
8 14 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (7.82%) Windows XP
8 14 (7.82%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (7.82%) UNIX
9 12 (6.70%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.91%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.56%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.43%) TDD
3 65 (36.31%) MVC
4 46 (25.70%) BDD
5 45 (25.14%) OO
6 41 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (22.35%) E-Commerce
7 40 (22.35%) OOD
8 39 (21.79%) Pair Programming
8 39 (21.79%) Refactoring
9 37 (20.67%) ITIL
10 32 (17.88%) Software Engineering
11 30 (16.76%) ERP
12 29 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (14.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (14.53%) Kalman Filter
14 24 (13.41%) Migration
14 24 (13.41%) Scrum
15 23 (12.85%) Service Delivery
16 16 (8.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (58.66%) C#
2 55 (30.73%) SQL
2 55 (30.73%) JavaScript
3 50 (27.93%) VB.NET
4 39 (21.79%) Ruby
5 15 (8.38%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.82%) Perl
6 14 (7.82%) Shell Script
6 14 (7.82%) Python
6 14 (7.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.79%) Apex Code
7 5 (2.79%) PHP
7 5 (2.79%) VB
8 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.68%) Java
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 32 (17.88%) SC Cleared
3 29 (16.20%) DV Cleared
4 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (7.82%) RHCE
5 14 (7.82%) RHCSA
6 11 (6.15%) MCSE
7 6 (3.35%) MCP
7 6 (3.35%) Degree
7 6 (3.35%) VCP4
8 5 (2.79%) CCA
8 5 (2.79%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.68%) CISSP
9 3 (1.68%) CEH
10 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MCSA
10 1 (0.56%) CCNA
10 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) QA
2 9 (5.03%) SLA
3 5 (2.79%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) WCAG
4 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 20 (11.17%) XenApp
4 14 (7.82%) VMware ESX
5 13 (7.26%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.03%) vSphere
7 8 (4.47%) XenServer
8 6 (3.35%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.79%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (7.82%) Puppet
2 11 (6.15%) SCCM
3 9 (5.03%) EdgeSight
4 5 (2.79%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (24.58%) Endeca
2 39 (21.79%) RedPrairie
2 39 (21.79%) VMware
3 28 (15.64%) HP
4 22 (12.29%) Citrix
5 19 (10.61%) Oracle
6 14 (7.82%) Cisco
6 14 (7.82%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.03%) AppSense
8 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.68%) Adobe
9 3 (1.68%) SAP
9 3 (1.68%) Google
10 2 (1.12%) Tableau
10 2 (1.12%) Logi Analytics
10 2 (1.12%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.12%) Cognos
10 2 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.12%) Apple
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