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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 113 78 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 32.29% 21.61% 17.48%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 43.82% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 53
Average salary £41,250 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £42,500 £40,000
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
226 178 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 64.57% 49.31% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 173 157 151
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 140 (57.14%) .NET
2 137 (55.92%) SQL Server
3 136 (55.51%) C#
4 125 (51.02%) MS Excel
5 124 (50.61%) ASP.NET
6 115 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (46.12%) JavaScript
8 112 (45.71%) HTML
8 112 (45.71%) CSS
9 110 (44.90%) jQuery
10 105 (42.86%) .NET Framework
11 100 (40.82%) IIS
12 99 (40.41%) E-Commerce
13 95 (38.78%) TDD
14 94 (38.37%) MVC
15 90 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 84 (34.29%) Back Office
17 81 (33.06%) NUnit
17 81 (33.06%) Retail
17 81 (33.06%) JIRA
17 81 (33.06%) Endeca
17 81 (33.06%) OO
17 81 (33.06%) Windows
17 81 (33.06%) Confluence
17 81 (33.06%) TeamCity
17 81 (33.06%) Dapper ORM
18 80 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
18 80 (32.65%) VB.NET
19 79 (32.24%) BDD
19 79 (32.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 100 (40.82%) IIS
2 81 (33.06%) Confluence
3 33 (13.47%) MS Exchange
4 17 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.63%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 125 (51.02%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 21 (8.57%) Fireworks
3 20 (8.16%) MS Office
4 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
1 4 (1.63%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.53%) Internet
2 11 (4.49%) DNS
3 10 (4.08%) Firewall
4 8 (3.27%) SAN
4 8 (3.27%) VoIP
4 8 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.86%) WAN
5 7 (2.86%) DHCP
6 5 (2.04%) VPN
6 5 (2.04%) Wireless
7 4 (1.63%) VLAN
7 4 (1.63%) SSL
8 3 (1.22%) LAN
9 2 (0.82%) NAS
9 2 (0.82%) Intranet
10 1 (0.41%) MPLS
10 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (55.92%) SQL Server
2 76 (31.02%) RavenDB
3 26 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.27%) Big Data
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) QlikView
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) OLAP
9 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (33.06%) JIRA
1 81 (33.06%) TeamCity
1 81 (33.06%) NUnit
2 77 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 76 (31.02%) Rhino Mocks
3 76 (31.02%) Moq
3 76 (31.02%) Cucumber
3 76 (31.02%) ReSharper
3 76 (31.02%) WATIR
3 76 (31.02%) NCrunch
4 21 (8.57%) Dreamweaver
5 14 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 84 (34.29%) Back Office
2 81 (33.06%) Retail
3 20 (8.16%) Finance
4 6 (2.45%) Marketing
5 4 (1.63%) Electronics
6 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 130 (53.06%) Developer
2 81 (33.06%) .NET Developer
3 49 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 27 (11.02%) Senior Developer
4 27 (11.02%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.20%) Junior
6 23 (9.39%) Junior Developer
6 23 (9.39%) .NET Software Developer
7 20 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (8.16%) Junior .NET Developer
8 16 (6.53%) Analyst
8 16 (6.53%) C# Software Developer
8 16 (6.53%) Agile .NET Developer
9 14 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (5.71%) Administrator
10 13 (5.31%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.90%) Senior Software Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Desktop Support
13 9 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (57.14%) .NET
2 124 (50.61%) ASP.NET
3 112 (45.71%) CSS
3 112 (45.71%) HTML
4 110 (44.90%) jQuery
5 105 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 90 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 81 (33.06%) Dapper ORM
8 79 (32.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 76 (31.02%) StructureMap
9 76 (31.02%) Spring.NET
9 76 (31.02%) NHibernate
9 76 (31.02%) MSMQ
9 76 (31.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 35 (14.29%) Web Services
11 27 (11.02%) XML
11 27 (11.02%) HTML5
11 27 (11.02%) CSS3
12 26 (10.61%) SOAP
13 23 (9.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.53%) Open Source
2 8 (3.27%) Derivative
2 8 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.63%) Clustering
4 4 (1.63%) User Experience
5 3 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.22%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.82%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (33.06%) Windows
2 33 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (10.61%) Linux
4 26 (10.61%) Windows 7
5 25 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.76%) Windows 8
6 19 (7.76%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 9 (3.67%) CentOS
8 9 (3.67%) UNIX
9 8 (3.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.27%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (40.41%) E-Commerce
3 95 (38.78%) TDD
4 94 (38.37%) MVC
5 81 (33.06%) OO
6 80 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (32.24%) BDD
8 78 (31.84%) OOD
9 76 (31.02%) ERP
9 76 (31.02%) Pair Programming
9 76 (31.02%) Refactoring
10 73 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
11 68 (27.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 51 (20.82%) Migration
13 26 (10.61%) ITIL
13 26 (10.61%) Software Engineering
13 26 (10.61%) Unit Testing
14 23 (9.39%) Web Design
14 23 (9.39%) Kalman Filter
15 18 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 136 (55.51%) C#
2 113 (46.12%) JavaScript
3 80 (32.65%) VB.NET
4 76 (31.02%) Ruby
5 61 (24.90%) SQL
6 9 (3.67%) Perl
7 8 (3.27%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.27%) Python
7 8 (3.27%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.27%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.82%) Java
10 2 (0.82%) VB
10 2 (0.82%) XPath
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.53%) Degree
4 15 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.08%) ISEB
7 8 (3.27%) MCSA
7 8 (3.27%) RHCE
8 7 (2.86%) CCNA
8 7 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.82%) MCSE
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.57%) WCAG
1 21 (8.57%) WAI
2 13 (5.31%) SLA
3 8 (3.27%) QA
4 3 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (15.10%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.90%) XenApp
4 10 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) Puppet
2 4 (1.63%) SCCM
2 4 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (33.06%) Endeca
2 76 (31.02%) RedPrairie
3 50 (20.41%) VMware
4 36 (14.69%) Cisco
5 32 (13.06%) HP
6 31 (12.65%) Citrix
7 21 (8.57%) Adobe
8 13 (5.31%) Oracle
9 12 (4.90%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.08%) NetApp
11 7 (2.86%) ProCurve
12 5 (2.04%) Google
13 4 (1.63%) Twitter
14 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.41%) Pegasus
15 1 (0.41%) Apple
15 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
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