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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 121 85 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.89% 21.85% 20.41%
As % of the Vendors category 50.42% 42.29% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 64 66
Average salary £33,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,700 £38,750
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
240 201 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 67.23% 51.67% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 180 175 173
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -22.72%
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 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 125 (54.11%) .NET
2 122 (52.81%) SQL Server
2 122 (52.81%) C#
3 117 (50.65%) MS Excel
4 112 (48.48%) ASP.NET
5 105 (45.45%) CSS
5 105 (45.45%) HTML
5 105 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 104 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (44.16%) jQuery
8 99 (42.86%) .NET Framework
9 95 (41.13%) IIS
9 95 (41.13%) E-Commerce
10 85 (36.80%) MVC
11 82 (35.50%) Back Office
11 82 (35.50%) TDD
12 81 (35.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (34.20%) Windows
14 77 (33.33%) ERP
15 76 (32.90%) OO
15 76 (32.90%) VB.NET
16 75 (32.47%) JIRA
16 75 (32.47%) NUnit
16 75 (32.47%) Retail
16 75 (32.47%) Endeca
16 75 (32.47%) Confluence
16 75 (32.47%) TeamCity
16 75 (32.47%) Dapper ORM
17 74 (32.03%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (32.03%) OOD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 95 (41.13%) IIS
2 75 (32.47%) Confluence
3 37 (16.02%) MS Exchange
4 16 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.73%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 117 (50.65%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 21 (9.09%) Fireworks
3 19 (8.23%) MS Office
4 7 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.73%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.30%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.76%) Internet
2 10 (4.33%) DNS
3 8 (3.46%) SAN
3 8 (3.46%) Firewall
4 7 (3.03%) DHCP
4 7 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.03%) VoIP
5 6 (2.60%) WAN
6 5 (2.16%) Wireless
7 4 (1.73%) VPN
8 3 (1.30%) VLAN
8 3 (1.30%) LAN
8 3 (1.30%) SSL
9 2 (0.87%) Intranet
10 1 (0.43%) NAS
10 1 (0.43%) Network Security
10 1 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (52.81%) SQL Server
2 72 (31.17%) RavenDB
3 25 (10.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.73%) Big Data
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) QlikView
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 75 (32.47%) JIRA
1 75 (32.47%) NUnit
1 75 (32.47%) TeamCity
2 73 (31.60%) Git (software)
3 72 (31.17%) Rhino Mocks
3 72 (31.17%) Moq
3 72 (31.17%) Cucumber
3 72 (31.17%) NCrunch
3 72 (31.17%) ReSharper
3 72 (31.17%) WATIR
4 21 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (4.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.43%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.43%) Selenium
7 1 (0.43%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.43%) Ant
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (35.50%) Back Office
2 75 (32.47%) Retail
3 19 (8.23%) Finance
4 6 (2.60%) Marketing
5 4 (1.73%) Electronics
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.87%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 118 (51.08%) Developer
2 80 (34.63%) .NET Developer
3 39 (16.88%) Software Developer
4 25 (10.82%) Junior
5 23 (9.96%) Junior Developer
5 23 (9.96%) C# Developer
6 20 (8.66%) Agile .NET Developer
6 20 (8.66%) .NET Software Developer
6 20 (8.66%) Junior .NET Developer
7 19 (8.23%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.79%) Analyst
9 16 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (5.63%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Support Engineer
11 12 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.19%) Administrator
12 9 (3.90%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.90%) Desktop Support
13 8 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (54.11%) .NET
2 112 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 105 (45.45%) CSS
3 105 (45.45%) HTML
4 102 (44.16%) jQuery
5 99 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 81 (35.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (32.47%) Dapper ORM
8 73 (31.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 72 (31.17%) StructureMap
9 72 (31.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 72 (31.17%) Spring.NET
9 72 (31.17%) MSMQ
9 72 (31.17%) NHibernate
10 30 (12.99%) Web Services
11 26 (11.26%) HTML5
11 26 (11.26%) CSS3
11 26 (11.26%) XML
12 23 (9.96%) XSLT
13 22 (9.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.33%) Open Source
2 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.60%) Derivative
5 3 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.30%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.30%) User Experience
5 3 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.87%) Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (34.20%) Windows
2 29 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (11.26%) Windows 7
5 25 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.66%) Linux
7 18 (7.79%) Windows 8
8 17 (7.36%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.19%) Windows Vista
10 7 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (3.03%) UNIX
11 6 (2.60%) CentOS
11 6 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (41.13%) E-Commerce
3 85 (36.80%) MVC
4 82 (35.50%) TDD
5 77 (33.33%) ERP
6 76 (32.90%) OO
7 74 (32.03%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (32.03%) OOD
8 73 (31.60%) BDD
9 72 (31.17%) Business Intelligence
9 72 (31.17%) Refactoring
9 72 (31.17%) Pair Programming
10 68 (29.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 51 (22.08%) Migration
12 24 (10.39%) ITIL
13 23 (9.96%) Web Design
13 23 (9.96%) Unit Testing
14 22 (9.52%) Software Engineering
15 19 (8.23%) Kalman Filter
16 17 (7.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 122 (52.81%) C#
2 105 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 76 (32.90%) VB.NET
4 72 (31.17%) Ruby
5 57 (24.68%) SQL
6 7 (3.03%) Perl
7 6 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.60%) Python
7 6 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.87%) Java
9 2 (0.87%) VB
9 2 (0.87%) XPath
10 1 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.79%) Degree
3 17 (7.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.19%) ISEB
4 12 (5.19%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.46%) MCSA
7 7 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.03%) CCNA
8 6 (2.60%) RHCE
9 4 (1.73%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.43%) MCSE
10 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.09%) WCAG
1 21 (9.09%) WAI
2 12 (5.19%) SLA
3 5 (2.16%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (14.72%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.33%) XenApp
5 4 (1.73%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.87%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) Puppet
2 4 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.30%) SCCM
4 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (32.47%) Endeca
2 72 (31.17%) RedPrairie
3 52 (22.51%) VMware
4 40 (17.32%) Cisco
5 35 (15.15%) Citrix
6 28 (12.12%) HP
7 21 (9.09%) Adobe
8 12 (5.19%) Oracle
9 11 (4.76%) NetApp
10 10 (4.33%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.03%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.30%) Twitter
12 3 (1.30%) Google
12 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.87%) Pegasus
14 1 (0.43%) JBoss
14 1 (0.43%) Apple
14 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £20 - £27 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £3,500 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus a 15% Flexible Benifits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 26-32k
Posted: 2 days ago
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
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Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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Salary: £22000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
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Highbury College
Salary: Up to £32,000
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Posted: 21 days ago
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Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
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