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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 85 130 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 25.60% 28.14% 19.09%
As % of the Vendors category 47.22% 45.14% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 69
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,600
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
180 288 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 54.22% 62.34% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 147 222 204
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 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 68 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 64 (44.44%) Windows
3 55 (38.19%) C#
4 52 (36.11%) .NET
5 50 (34.72%) SQL
6 49 (34.03%) ASP.NET
7 47 (32.64%) VMware
8 44 (30.56%) Security Cleared
8 44 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (28.47%) ITIL
11 39 (27.08%) MVC
12 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (18.75%) HTML
15 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (17.36%) MS Office
16 25 (17.36%) Active Directory
17 24 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 24 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 23 (15.97%) CSS
18 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
18 23 (15.97%) Firewall
19 22 (15.28%) HP
19 22 (15.28%) Linux
20 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
21 20 (13.89%) DV Cleared
22 19 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 19 (13.19%) Service Delivery
22 19 (13.19%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (7.64%) Confluence
4 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.78%) Lync
7 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.39%) IIS
8 2 (1.39%) Apache
8 2 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 68 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 25 (17.36%) MS Office
3 7 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Office 365
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.97%) Firewall
2 19 (13.19%) LAN
3 18 (12.50%) WAN
3 18 (12.50%) DNS
4 16 (11.11%) DHCP
5 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.33%) SAN
7 8 (5.56%) NetScaler
8 7 (4.86%) SMTP
9 6 (4.17%) FTP
9 6 (4.17%) HTTP
9 6 (4.17%) DMZ
9 6 (4.17%) X.400
9 6 (4.17%) Network Security
10 5 (3.47%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.47%) Wireshark
10 5 (3.47%) Internet
10 5 (3.47%) VoIP
11 3 (2.08%) VPN
11 3 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) NUnit
2 11 (7.64%) JIRA
2 11 (7.64%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.78%) Moq
4 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.08%) WATIR
4 3 (2.08%) Selenium
5 2 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (7.64%) Retail
2 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.94%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) Back Office
4 2 (1.39%) Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Law
4 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (35.42%) Developer
2 41 (28.47%) .NET Developer
3 32 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 29 (20.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (19.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (19.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Administrator
6 14 (9.72%) Lead Developer
6 14 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.72%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (7.64%) Lead .NET Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (36.11%) .NET
2 49 (34.03%) ASP.NET
3 36 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (18.75%) HTML
5 23 (15.97%) CSS
6 19 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (11.11%) jQuery
8 14 (9.72%) Dapper ORM
8 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.78%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.78%) NHibernate
11 3 (2.08%) JSP
12 2 (1.39%) WPF
13 1 (0.69%) Web Services
13 1 (0.69%) ODBC
13 1 (0.69%) VXML
13 1 (0.69%) Ajax
13 1 (0.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Derivative
2 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.17%) CESG
4 4 (2.78%) NHS
4 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.08%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) IVR
7 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (44.44%) Windows
2 42 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (15.28%) Linux
5 18 (12.50%) UNIX
6 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (11.11%) CentOS
7 16 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 14 (9.72%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (9.03%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.47%) ITIL
2 39 (27.08%) MVC
3 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.19%) Service Delivery
5 17 (11.81%) Open Source
6 16 (11.11%) Scrum
7 15 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (9.72%) Server Building
8 14 (9.72%) Software Testing
8 14 (9.72%) Security Management
9 12 (8.33%) TDD
9 12 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.94%) Service Management
11 8 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (3.47%) OO
14 4 (2.78%) OOD
14 4 (2.78%) Change Management
14 4 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.19%) C#
2 50 (34.72%) SQL
3 24 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.42%) Python
5 14 (9.72%) Shell Script
5 14 (9.72%) Bash Shell
5 14 (9.72%) Perl
6 5 (3.47%) VB
7 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.08%) PHP
8 3 (2.08%) Java
8 3 (2.08%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (13.89%) DV Cleared
4 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 16 (11.11%) MCP
6 14 (9.72%) RHCE
6 14 (9.72%) RHCSA
7 12 (8.33%) MCTS
7 12 (8.33%) MCITP
8 11 (7.64%) MCSE
8 11 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.56%) CCA
9 8 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (5.56%) CCNA
10 6 (4.17%) CISSP
10 6 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (3.47%) MCDST
12 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
12 3 (2.08%) CCDP
12 3 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (17.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.11%) vSphere
5 13 (9.03%) VMware ESX
6 10 (6.94%) XenApp
6 10 (6.94%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.56%) XenServer
7 8 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) Puppet
2 11 (7.64%) SCCM
3 10 (6.94%) EdgeSight
4 8 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (32.64%) VMware
2 22 (15.28%) HP
3 17 (11.81%) Oracle
4 16 (11.11%) Citrix
4 16 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 15 (10.42%) Cisco
6 11 (7.64%) Endeca
7 10 (6.94%) AppSense
8 9 (6.25%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.08%) Veeam
10 2 (1.39%) Infor
10 2 (1.39%) IBM
10 2 (1.39%) Dell
10 2 (1.39%) Baan
11 1 (0.69%) Avaya
11 1 (0.69%) Genesys
11 1 (0.69%) Intel
11 1 (0.69%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.69%) Kaseya
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