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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 84 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.27% 20.94% 13.79%
As % of the Vendors category 33.47% 42.34% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 68 51 40
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £52,500
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
251 137 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 63.54% 49.46% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 230 124 122
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,149 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 118 (59.90%) .NET
2 117 (59.39%) C#
3 103 (52.28%) MS Excel
4 100 (50.76%) SQL Server
5 99 (50.25%) ASP.NET
6 94 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (42.13%) TDD
8 78 (39.59%) MVC
9 73 (37.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 70 (35.53%) JavaScript
11 68 (34.52%) HTML
11 68 (34.52%) CSS
12 67 (34.01%) .NET Framework
13 65 (32.99%) jQuery
14 62 (31.47%) IIS
14 62 (31.47%) VB.NET
15 61 (30.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 60 (30.46%) BDD
16 60 (30.46%) OO
17 59 (29.95%) Windows
17 59 (29.95%) Retail
18 58 (29.44%) NUnit
18 58 (29.44%) Endeca
18 58 (29.44%) JIRA
18 58 (29.44%) E-Commerce
18 58 (29.44%) Confluence
18 58 (29.44%) TeamCity
18 58 (29.44%) Dapper ORM
19 56 (28.43%) OOD
19 56 (28.43%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (31.47%) IIS
2 58 (29.44%) Confluence
3 18 (9.14%) MS Exchange
4 16 (8.12%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.03%) MS Project Server
7 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.03%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.02%) SAS
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.02%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 103 (52.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.61%) MS Office
3 5 (2.54%) Fireworks
3 5 (2.54%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.02%) MS Project
4 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.03%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.68%) Internet
2 13 (6.60%) DNS
2 13 (6.60%) Firewall
3 9 (4.57%) DHCP
4 8 (4.06%) SAN
5 5 (2.54%) NAS
6 4 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.03%) VPN
6 4 (2.03%) SSL
6 4 (2.03%) VoIP
6 4 (2.03%) WAN
6 4 (2.03%) VLAN
7 3 (1.52%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.52%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.52%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.52%) Wireless
8 2 (1.02%) Intranet
9 1 (0.51%) Network Security
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (50.76%) SQL Server
2 53 (26.90%) RavenDB
3 13 (6.60%) Big Data
3 13 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.02%) MS Access
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.02%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.02%) QlikView
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 58 (29.44%) NUnit
1 58 (29.44%) JIRA
1 58 (29.44%) TeamCity
2 53 (26.90%) Git (software)
2 53 (26.90%) Rhino Mocks
2 53 (26.90%) Moq
2 53 (26.90%) Cucumber
2 53 (26.90%) NCrunch
2 53 (26.90%) ReSharper
2 53 (26.90%) WATIR
3 23 (11.68%) Visual Studio
4 16 (8.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.54%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.51%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.51%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 59 (29.95%) Retail
2 55 (27.92%) Back Office
3 15 (7.61%) Finance
4 2 (1.02%) Military
4 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (50.76%) Developer
2 55 (27.92%) Software Developer
3 43 (21.83%) .NET Developer
4 27 (13.71%) C# Developer
5 25 (12.69%) Senior Developer
6 24 (12.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (8.63%) Senior Software Developer
8 16 (8.12%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (7.11%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (6.60%) Administrator
11 12 (6.09%) Support Engineer
11 12 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (5.58%) Architect
13 10 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (4.57%) Junior
15 8 (4.06%) Analyst
15 8 (4.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (59.90%) .NET
2 99 (50.25%) ASP.NET
3 73 (37.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (34.52%) HTML
4 68 (34.52%) CSS
5 67 (34.01%) .NET Framework
6 65 (32.99%) jQuery
7 61 (30.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 58 (29.44%) Dapper ORM
9 53 (26.90%) Spring.NET
9 53 (26.90%) StructureMap
9 53 (26.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 53 (26.90%) NHibernate
9 53 (26.90%) MSMQ
10 22 (11.17%) SOAP
11 21 (10.66%) WCF
12 19 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 16 (8.12%) Web Services
14 13 (6.60%) Castle Windsor
14 13 (6.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.72%) Open Source
2 14 (7.11%) Derivative
3 9 (4.57%) Clustering
4 5 (2.54%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.02%) EPoS
7 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.95%) Windows
2 41 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (16.24%) Linux
4 23 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.61%) Windows 7
5 15 (7.61%) CentOS
6 14 (7.11%) Windows XP
6 14 (7.11%) UNIX
6 14 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.11%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (7.11%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.57%) Windows Vista
8 8 (4.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (42.13%) TDD
3 78 (39.59%) MVC
4 60 (30.46%) BDD
4 60 (30.46%) OO
5 58 (29.44%) E-Commerce
6 56 (28.43%) OOD
7 55 (27.92%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (26.90%) Pair Programming
8 53 (26.90%) Refactoring
9 47 (23.86%) ERP
10 43 (21.83%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (20.81%) Software Engineering
12 40 (20.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (18.27%) Migration
14 35 (17.77%) ITIL
15 33 (16.75%) Kalman Filter
16 26 (13.20%) Service Delivery
17 24 (12.18%) Scrum
18 18 (9.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (59.39%) C#
2 70 (35.53%) JavaScript
3 62 (31.47%) VB.NET
4 56 (28.43%) SQL
5 53 (26.90%) Ruby
6 14 (7.11%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.11%) Perl
6 14 (7.11%) Python
6 14 (7.11%) Shell Script
6 14 (7.11%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.54%) Apex Code
7 5 (2.54%) PHP
8 4 (2.03%) VB
8 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.52%) Java
10 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.02%) VBA
10 2 (1.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 32 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.23%) SC Cleared
3 27 (13.71%) DV Cleared
4 23 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (7.11%) RHCE
5 14 (7.11%) RHCSA
6 9 (4.57%) MCSE
7 8 (4.06%) Degree
8 4 (2.03%) MCSA
8 4 (2.03%) MCP
8 4 (2.03%) CCNA
8 4 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.03%) ISEB
9 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.52%) CEH
9 3 (1.52%) CCA
9 3 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.52%) CISSP
10 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) QA
2 11 (5.58%) SLA
3 5 (2.54%) WCAG
3 5 (2.54%) WAI
3 5 (2.54%) COBIT
4 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.18%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.64%) XenApp
4 10 (5.08%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.57%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.05%) vSphere
6 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.05%) XenServer
7 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (7.11%) Puppet
2 9 (4.57%) SCCM
3 6 (3.05%) EdgeSight
4 3 (1.52%) SCOM
5 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.51%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 58 (29.44%) Endeca
2 53 (26.90%) RedPrairie
3 36 (18.27%) VMware
4 32 (16.24%) HP
5 21 (10.66%) Citrix
6 19 (9.64%) Oracle
7 18 (9.14%) Cisco
8 14 (7.11%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.55%) Adobe
10 6 (3.05%) AppSense
11 5 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.52%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.52%) Google
12 3 (1.52%) SAP
13 2 (1.02%) Cognos
13 2 (1.02%) Apple
13 2 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.02%) Tableau
13 2 (1.02%) Alteryx
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