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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 92 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.83% 20.57% 16.62%
As % of the Vendors category 37.55% 47.10% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 68 57 55
Average salary £48,750 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
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
245 138 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 60.79% 43.67% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 214 126 138
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 138 (62.73%) .NET
2 133 (60.45%) C#
3 124 (56.36%) SQL Server
4 118 (53.64%) ASP.NET
5 112 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (49.09%) MS Excel
7 95 (43.18%) JavaScript
8 94 (42.73%) TDD
9 92 (41.82%) MVC
10 91 (41.36%) HTML
10 91 (41.36%) CSS
10 91 (41.36%) jQuery
11 90 (40.91%) .NET Framework
12 87 (39.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 84 (38.18%) IIS
14 81 (36.82%) E-Commerce
15 75 (34.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 74 (33.64%) BDD
16 74 (33.64%) OO
16 74 (33.64%) VB.NET
16 74 (33.64%) Back Office
17 72 (32.73%) NUnit
17 72 (32.73%) Retail
17 72 (32.73%) JIRA
17 72 (32.73%) Endeca
17 72 (32.73%) Confluence
17 72 (32.73%) TeamCity
17 72 (32.73%) Dapper ORM
18 71 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
19 69 (31.36%) OOD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 84 (38.18%) IIS
2 72 (32.73%) Confluence
3 25 (11.36%) MS Exchange
4 15 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.82%) MS Project Server
11 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.91%) SAS
13 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 108 (49.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.73%) MS Office
3 14 (6.36%) Photoshop
3 14 (6.36%) Fireworks
4 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.45%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Office 365
2 2 (0.91%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.09%) Internet
2 14 (6.36%) DNS
3 10 (4.55%) DHCP
3 10 (4.55%) Firewall
4 8 (3.64%) SAN
5 4 (1.82%) SSL
5 4 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.82%) VPN
5 4 (1.82%) VoIP
5 4 (1.82%) WAN
5 4 (1.82%) VLAN
6 3 (1.36%) Wireless
6 3 (1.36%) NAS
7 2 (0.91%) Intranet
8 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.45%) Network Security
8 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 67 (30.45%) RavenDB
3 19 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.91%) Big Data
6 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.36%) QlikView
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.91%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 72 (32.73%) NUnit
1 72 (32.73%) JIRA
1 72 (32.73%) TeamCity
2 67 (30.45%) Git (software)
2 67 (30.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 67 (30.45%) Moq
2 67 (30.45%) Cucumber
2 67 (30.45%) NCrunch
2 67 (30.45%) ReSharper
2 67 (30.45%) WATIR
3 22 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (6.36%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.45%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (33.64%) Back Office
2 72 (32.73%) Retail
3 18 (8.18%) Finance
4 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (53.64%) Developer
2 61 (27.73%) .NET Developer
3 57 (25.91%) Software Developer
4 28 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 24 (10.91%) C# Developer
6 23 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (8.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 17 (7.73%) Senior Software Developer
9 16 (7.27%) Junior
10 14 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (6.36%) Support Engineer
10 14 (6.36%) Administrator
10 14 (6.36%) Junior .NET Developer
10 14 (6.36%) Junior Developer
10 14 (6.36%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.00%) Architect
12 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (62.73%) .NET
2 118 (53.64%) ASP.NET
3 91 (41.36%) HTML
3 91 (41.36%) CSS
3 91 (41.36%) jQuery
4 90 (40.91%) .NET Framework
5 87 (39.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (34.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 72 (32.73%) Dapper ORM
8 67 (30.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 67 (30.45%) NHibernate
8 67 (30.45%) StructureMap
8 67 (30.45%) Spring.NET
8 67 (30.45%) MSMQ
9 28 (12.73%) SOAP
10 27 (12.27%) Web Services
11 20 (9.09%) WCF
12 18 (8.18%) XML
12 18 (8.18%) HTML5
12 18 (8.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Open Source
2 11 (5.00%) Derivative
3 9 (4.09%) Clustering
4 7 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.82%) User Experience
7 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.36%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.91%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.91%) EPoS
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.55%) Windows
2 42 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (13.64%) Linux
4 29 (13.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.36%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (5.45%) CentOS
9 12 (5.45%) UNIX
10 11 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (4.55%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (42.73%) TDD
3 92 (41.82%) MVC
4 81 (36.82%) E-Commerce
5 74 (33.64%) OO
5 74 (33.64%) BDD
6 71 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (31.36%) OOD
8 67 (30.45%) Pair Programming
8 67 (30.45%) Refactoring
9 62 (28.18%) ERP
10 61 (27.73%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (24.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (19.09%) Migration
13 35 (15.91%) Software Engineering
14 30 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
15 26 (11.82%) Scrum
15 26 (11.82%) ITIL
16 25 (11.36%) Service Delivery
17 24 (10.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (60.45%) C#
2 95 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 74 (33.64%) VB.NET
4 67 (30.45%) Ruby
5 61 (27.73%) SQL
6 14 (6.36%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.45%) Perl
8 11 (5.00%) Python
8 11 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.27%) VB
10 3 (1.36%) PHP
10 3 (1.36%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.91%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.45%) C++
12 1 (0.45%) Java
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.00%) Degree
5 11 (5.00%) RHCE
5 11 (5.00%) RHCSA
6 8 (3.64%) ISEB
6 8 (3.64%) MCSA
7 7 (3.18%) CCNA
7 7 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (2.73%) MCSE
9 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.45%) CEH
10 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.45%) CCA
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.36%) SLA
1 14 (6.36%) WCAG
1 14 (6.36%) WAI
2 13 (5.91%) QA
3 4 (1.82%) COBIT
4 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.82%) XenApp
4 7 (3.18%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.27%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.82%) vSphere
6 4 (1.82%) XenServer
6 4 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) Puppet
2 6 (2.73%) SCCM
3 4 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 72 (32.73%) Endeca
2 67 (30.45%) RedPrairie
3 36 (16.36%) VMware
4 33 (15.00%) HP
5 20 (9.09%) Citrix
6 19 (8.64%) Cisco
7 15 (6.82%) Oracle
8 14 (6.36%) Adobe
9 11 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.18%) ProCurve
11 6 (2.73%) Google
12 4 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.82%) Twitter
13 3 (1.36%) NetApp
13 3 (1.36%) SAP
14 2 (0.91%) Cognos
14 2 (0.91%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.91%) Alteryx
14 2 (0.91%) Logi Analytics
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Wiggle
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Health Care
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