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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 126 80 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 32.47% 20.20% 20.64%
As % of the Vendors category 47.19% 39.02% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 79 61 70
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
267 205 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 68.81% 51.77% 57.27%
Number of salaries quoted 195 180 179
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 114 (50.89%) MS Excel
2 113 (50.45%) .NET
3 112 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 110 (49.11%) C#
5 103 (45.98%) ASP.NET
6 98 (43.75%) CSS
6 98 (43.75%) HTML
6 98 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 95 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (42.41%) jQuery
8 93 (41.52%) .NET Framework
9 89 (39.73%) IIS
9 89 (39.73%) E-Commerce
10 80 (35.71%) Back Office
11 77 (34.38%) Windows
12 76 (33.93%) MVC
13 74 (33.04%) ERP
13 74 (33.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 73 (32.59%) TDD
15 70 (31.25%) OO
15 70 (31.25%) VB.NET
16 69 (30.80%) Business Intelligence
17 68 (30.36%) OOD
17 68 (30.36%) NUnit
17 68 (30.36%) Retail
17 68 (30.36%) JIRA
17 68 (30.36%) Endeca
17 68 (30.36%) Confluence
17 68 (30.36%) TeamCity
17 68 (30.36%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 89 (39.73%) IIS
2 68 (30.36%) Confluence
3 38 (16.96%) MS Exchange
4 16 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (4.91%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.89%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 114 (50.89%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 21 (9.38%) Fireworks
3 19 (8.48%) MS Office
4 11 (4.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.79%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.34%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.91%) DNS
2 9 (4.02%) DHCP
3 8 (3.57%) SAN
4 7 (3.13%) Internet
4 7 (3.13%) Firewall
5 6 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.68%) VoIP
6 5 (2.23%) WAN
6 5 (2.23%) Wireless
7 3 (1.34%) VPN
7 3 (1.34%) LAN
8 2 (0.89%) VLAN
8 2 (0.89%) SSL
8 2 (0.89%) Intranet
9 1 (0.45%) NAS
9 1 (0.45%) Network Security
9 1 (0.45%) HTTP
9 1 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (29.46%) RavenDB
3 25 (11.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (10.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.45%) OLAP
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 68 (30.36%) NUnit
1 68 (30.36%) JIRA
1 68 (30.36%) TeamCity
2 67 (29.91%) Git (software)
3 66 (29.46%) Rhino Mocks
3 66 (29.46%) Moq
3 66 (29.46%) Cucumber
3 66 (29.46%) NCrunch
3 66 (29.46%) ReSharper
3 66 (29.46%) WATIR
4 21 (9.38%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (2.68%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.45%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.45%) Ant
7 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.45%) SilkTest
General
1 80 (35.71%) Back Office
2 68 (30.36%) Retail
3 23 (10.27%) Finance
4 6 (2.68%) Marketing
5 4 (1.79%) Electronics
6 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.89%) Front Office
7 2 (0.89%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 109 (48.66%) Developer
2 74 (33.04%) .NET Developer
3 32 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 25 (11.16%) Junior
5 23 (10.27%) Junior Developer
6 20 (8.93%) Analyst
6 20 (8.93%) Junior .NET Developer
6 20 (8.93%) Agile .NET Developer
7 17 (7.59%) C# Developer
8 15 (6.70%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.70%) Administrator
9 14 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (5.36%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.57%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.57%) Desktop Support
14 7 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (50.45%) .NET
2 103 (45.98%) ASP.NET
3 98 (43.75%) CSS
3 98 (43.75%) HTML
4 95 (42.41%) jQuery
5 93 (41.52%) .NET Framework
6 74 (33.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (30.36%) Dapper ORM
8 67 (29.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 66 (29.46%) Spring.NET
9 66 (29.46%) StructureMap
9 66 (29.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 66 (29.46%) NHibernate
9 66 (29.46%) MSMQ
10 30 (13.39%) Web Services
11 26 (11.61%) HTML5
11 26 (11.61%) CSS3
11 26 (11.61%) XML
12 23 (10.27%) XSLT
13 22 (9.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.13%) Open Source
2 7 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.68%) Derivative
4 5 (2.23%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.79%) Clustering
6 3 (1.34%) User Experience
6 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.34%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.34%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (34.38%) Windows
2 29 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.27%) Windows 7
6 17 (7.59%) Linux
6 17 (7.59%) Windows XP
7 16 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.91%) Windows Vista
9 7 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (3.13%) UNIX
10 6 (2.68%) CentOS
10 6 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (39.73%) E-Commerce
3 76 (33.93%) MVC
4 74 (33.04%) ERP
5 73 (32.59%) TDD
6 70 (31.25%) OO
7 69 (30.80%) Business Intelligence
8 68 (30.36%) OOD
8 68 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (29.91%) BDD
10 66 (29.46%) Refactoring
10 66 (29.46%) Pair Programming
11 65 (29.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 48 (21.43%) Migration
13 24 (10.71%) ITIL
14 23 (10.27%) Web Design
14 23 (10.27%) Unit Testing
15 19 (8.48%) Software Engineering
16 17 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 110 (49.11%) C#
2 98 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 70 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 66 (29.46%) Ruby
5 54 (24.11%) SQL
6 7 (3.13%) Perl
7 6 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.68%) Python
7 6 (2.68%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.23%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.89%) XPath
10 2 (0.89%) Java
10 2 (0.89%) C
10 2 (0.89%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (9.82%) Security Cleared
1 22 (9.82%) Degree
2 18 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.14%) ISEB
4 12 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.57%) MCSA
7 7 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.13%) CCNA
8 6 (2.68%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.68%) RHCE
9 1 (0.45%) MCSE
9 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.38%) WCAG
1 21 (9.38%) WAI
2 12 (5.36%) SLA
3 3 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.89%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.02%) XenApp
5 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.34%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.89%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.68%) Puppet
2 4 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.79%) SCCM
3 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.45%) SCSM
4 1 (0.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (30.36%) Endeca
2 66 (29.46%) RedPrairie
3 55 (24.55%) VMware
4 41 (18.30%) Cisco
5 37 (16.52%) Citrix
6 30 (13.39%) HP
7 21 (9.38%) Adobe
8 12 (5.36%) Oracle
9 11 (4.91%) NetApp
10 10 (4.46%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.13%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.34%) Twitter
12 3 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.34%) Google
13 2 (0.89%) Pegasus
14 1 (0.45%) JBoss
14 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
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