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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 58 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.35% 14.21% 19.53%
As % of the Vendors category 30.53% 29.26% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 54 45 33
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £24,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £46,500 £49,500
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
190 188 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 66.67% 48.58% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 178 159 82
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £51,000
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 28 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 69 (49.29%) C#
2 64 (45.71%) .NET
3 56 (40.00%) SQL
4 55 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 54 (38.57%) Windows
5 54 (38.57%) MS Excel
6 46 (32.86%) VMware
7 44 (31.43%) ITIL
8 42 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (23.57%) SQL Server
12 32 (22.86%) MVC
12 32 (22.86%) SC Cleared
13 31 (22.14%) HP
14 29 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (20.00%) DV Cleared
16 27 (19.29%) TDD
17 26 (18.57%) Service Delivery
17 26 (18.57%) VB.NET
18 25 (17.86%) Linux
19 24 (17.14%) Open Source
20 23 (16.43%) Oracle
20 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
21 22 (15.71%) HTML
21 22 (15.71%) CSS
21 22 (15.71%) Citrix
22 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (11.43%) IIS
2 15 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.29%) Confluence
4 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.43%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.43%) SAS
9 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.43%) Lync
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.57%) MS Office
3 4 (2.86%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Lawson
2 1 (0.71%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) DNS
1 14 (10.00%) SAN
2 12 (8.57%) DHCP
2 12 (8.57%) Firewall
3 10 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 9 (6.43%) Internet
5 8 (5.71%) Wireshark
5 8 (5.71%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.86%) NAS
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.14%) VoIP
8 2 (1.43%) VPN
9 1 (0.71%) SMTP
9 1 (0.71%) CTI
9 1 (0.71%) SSL
9 1 (0.71%) LAN
9 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.29%) RavenDB
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.86%) Big Data
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.43%) MS Access
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.43%) QlikView
7 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Visual Studio
1 13 (9.29%) NUnit
1 13 (9.29%) JIRA
1 13 (9.29%) ReSharper
1 13 (9.29%) WATIR
1 13 (9.29%) TeamCity
1 13 (9.29%) Git (software)
1 13 (9.29%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (9.29%) Moq
1 13 (9.29%) Cucumber
1 13 (9.29%) NCrunch
2 12 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (10.00%) Retail
2 13 (9.29%) Back Office
3 11 (7.86%) Finance
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Law
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (41.43%) Developer
2 26 (18.57%) C# Developer
3 21 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 21 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 20 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (12.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (12.86%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (12.86%) Linux Engineer
6 18 (12.86%) Administrator
6 18 (12.86%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.43%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.71%) Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (45.71%) .NET
2 55 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 29 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (15.71%) CSS
4 22 (15.71%) HTML
5 21 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 19 (13.57%) Entity Framework
7 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (9.29%) Dapper ORM
8 13 (9.29%) StructureMap
8 13 (9.29%) NHibernate
8 13 (9.29%) jQuery
8 13 (9.29%) Spring.NET
8 13 (9.29%) SOAP
8 13 (9.29%) MSMQ
9 12 (8.57%) WCF
10 11 (7.86%) REST
11 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (4.29%) LINQ
11 6 (4.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Open Source
2 18 (12.86%) Derivative
3 7 (5.00%) Clustering
4 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.57%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.43%) EPoS
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) IVR
7 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.57%) Windows
2 42 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (17.86%) Linux
5 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (12.86%) CentOS
6 18 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (12.86%) UNIX
6 18 (12.86%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.43%) ITIL
2 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.86%) MVC
4 27 (19.29%) TDD
5 26 (18.57%) Service Delivery
6 20 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 18 (12.86%) OO
7 18 (12.86%) Security Management
8 17 (12.14%) BDD
9 15 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 14 (10.00%) OOD
11 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce
11 13 (9.29%) Scrum
11 13 (9.29%) Pair Programming
11 13 (9.29%) Refactoring
11 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.57%) ERP
13 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (7.86%) Migration
14 9 (6.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 69 (49.29%) C#
2 56 (40.00%) SQL
3 26 (18.57%) VB.NET
4 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.86%) Perl
5 18 (12.86%) Python
5 18 (12.86%) Shell Script
5 18 (12.86%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.29%) Ruby
7 12 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.00%) VB
9 5 (3.57%) PHP
9 5 (3.57%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.43%) VBA
10 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 28 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (12.86%) RHCE
5 18 (12.86%) RHCSA
6 11 (7.86%) MCSE
7 10 (7.14%) CCA
7 10 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (5.00%) MCP
9 3 (2.14%) CCNA
9 3 (2.14%) CISSP
9 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.14%) CEH
9 3 (2.14%) Degree
10 2 (1.43%) MCSA
10 2 (1.43%) CCNP
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
1 5 (3.57%) COBIT
2 4 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.00%) XenApp
2 21 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (12.14%) VMware ESX
3 17 (12.14%) XenDesktop
4 13 (9.29%) XenServer
5 12 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.57%) vSphere
6 10 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (5.71%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) Puppet
2 14 (10.00%) EdgeSight
2 14 (10.00%) SCCM
3 10 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (32.86%) VMware
2 31 (22.14%) HP
3 23 (16.43%) Oracle
4 22 (15.71%) Citrix
5 20 (14.29%) Cisco
6 18 (12.86%) Red Hat
7 14 (10.00%) AppSense
8 13 (9.29%) Endeca
8 13 (9.29%) RedPrairie
9 5 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.14%) Baan
10 3 (2.14%) SAP
11 2 (1.43%) Cognos
11 2 (1.43%) IBM
11 2 (1.43%) Adobe
11 2 (1.43%) Dell
11 2 (1.43%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.43%) Tableau
11 2 (1.43%) Alteryx
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