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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 111 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.39% 23.97% 17.51%
As % of the Vendors category 37.80% 42.21% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 59
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
164 263 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 53.95% 56.80% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 136 210 178
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (43.41%) Windows
2 54 (41.86%) MS Excel
3 51 (39.53%) C#
4 48 (37.21%) .NET
5 47 (36.43%) SQL
5 47 (36.43%) ASP.NET
6 45 (34.88%) VMware
7 42 (32.56%) Security Cleared
8 40 (31.01%) ITIL
9 39 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (27.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (24.81%) MVC
12 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (20.93%) HP
14 26 (20.16%) HTML
15 25 (19.38%) DV Cleared
16 23 (17.83%) SC Cleared
16 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
16 23 (17.83%) CSS
17 21 (16.28%) Oracle
17 21 (16.28%) Service Delivery
18 20 (15.50%) Linux
19 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
19 19 (14.73%) UNIX
19 19 (14.73%) Active Directory
19 19 (14.73%) Citrix
19 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (14.73%) Open Source
20 18 (13.95%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.98%) Confluence
4 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.33%) IIS
8 2 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.55%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.55%) Lync
Applications
1 54 (41.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.85%) MS Office
3 5 (3.88%) MS Project
4 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) Firewall
2 14 (10.85%) DNS
3 13 (10.08%) SAN
4 12 (9.30%) DHCP
5 9 (6.98%) NetScaler
6 8 (6.20%) LAN
7 7 (5.43%) WAN
7 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.65%) Internet
8 6 (4.65%) Wireshark
8 6 (4.65%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.10%) SMTP
10 3 (2.33%) VoIP
10 3 (2.33%) FTP
10 3 (2.33%) HTTP
10 3 (2.33%) MPLS
10 3 (2.33%) X.400
10 3 (2.33%) DMZ
10 3 (2.33%) Network Security
10 3 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.55%) MS Access
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.78%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) NUnit
2 9 (6.98%) JIRA
2 9 (6.98%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.10%) Moq
4 3 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.55%) WATIR
5 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.78%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
6 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
1 10 (7.75%) Retail
2 5 (3.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.33%) Military
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Law
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (36.43%) Developer
2 35 (27.13%) .NET Developer
3 29 (22.48%) C# Developer
4 24 (18.60%) ASP.NET Developer
4 24 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (17.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (12.40%) Administrator
7 16 (12.40%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (12.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 16 (12.40%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (12.40%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (9.30%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.53%) Lead Developer
9 11 (8.53%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (6.98%) Team Leader
11 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) Analyst
11 8 (6.20%) Lead .NET Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.21%) .NET
2 47 (36.43%) ASP.NET
3 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (20.16%) HTML
5 23 (17.83%) CSS
6 13 (10.08%) jQuery
6 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (9.30%) Dapper ORM
8 6 (4.65%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.88%) NHibernate
9 5 (3.88%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.10%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.33%) JSP
12 2 (1.55%) SOAP
12 2 (1.55%) Web Services
13 1 (0.78%) ODBC
13 1 (0.78%) MSMQ
13 1 (0.78%) VXML
13 1 (0.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Derivative
2 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.33%) CESG
3 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) Clustering
4 2 (1.55%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.41%) Windows
2 39 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (27.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (15.50%) Linux
5 19 (14.73%) UNIX
6 16 (12.40%) CentOS
6 16 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (12.40%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (8.53%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.75%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.01%) ITIL
2 32 (24.81%) MVC
3 21 (16.28%) Service Delivery
4 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.73%) Open Source
5 17 (13.18%) Software Testing
6 16 (12.40%) Security Management
6 16 (12.40%) Server Building
7 13 (10.08%) TDD
8 12 (9.30%) Scrum
9 11 (8.53%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (4.65%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.65%) OO
13 5 (3.88%) OOD
14 4 (3.10%) Service Management
14 4 (3.10%) SDLC
15 3 (2.33%) ITIL V2
15 3 (2.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.53%) C#
2 47 (36.43%) SQL
3 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.40%) Perl
4 16 (12.40%) Python
4 16 (12.40%) Shell Script
4 16 (12.40%) Bash Shell
5 8 (6.20%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.10%) VB
7 3 (2.33%) Java
8 2 (1.55%) PHP
8 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.55%) VBA
8 2 (1.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.38%) DV Cleared
3 23 (17.83%) SC Cleared
4 16 (12.40%) RHCSA
4 16 (12.40%) RHCE
5 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.53%) MCP
7 10 (7.75%) MCSE
8 9 (6.98%) CCA
8 9 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.65%) CCNA
10 4 (3.10%) CISSP
10 4 (3.10%) MCTS
10 4 (3.10%) MCITP
11 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
11 3 (2.33%) CCDP
11 3 (2.33%) ISEB
11 3 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 39 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (12.40%) VMware ESX
4 14 (10.85%) Hyper-V
5 13 (10.08%) XenApp
5 13 (10.08%) XenDesktop
5 13 (10.08%) vSphere
6 9 (6.98%) XenServer
6 9 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) Puppet
2 13 (10.08%) EdgeSight
3 12 (9.30%) SCCM
4 9 (6.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (34.88%) VMware
2 27 (20.93%) HP
3 21 (16.28%) Oracle
4 19 (14.73%) Citrix
5 16 (12.40%) Cisco
5 16 (12.40%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.08%) AppSense
7 9 (6.98%) Endeca
8 5 (3.88%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.33%) Veeam
10 2 (1.55%) Infor
10 2 (1.55%) Baan
10 2 (1.55%) IBM
10 2 (1.55%) Adobe
10 2 (1.55%) Dell
11 1 (0.78%) Avaya
11 1 (0.78%) Genesys
11 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.78%) Apple
11 1 (0.78%) Kaspersky
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