The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 52 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.24% 5.66% 4.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.09% 14.41% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 40
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,081
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.10%
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
232 354 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.09% 39.29% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 219 243 326
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £24,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Southampton region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 53 (72.60%) MCSE
1 53 (72.60%) Microsoft
2 52 (71.23%) VMware
3 49 (67.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (53.42%) vSphere
5 38 (52.05%) HP
6 35 (47.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (47.95%) Hyper-V
7 34 (46.58%) Office 365
8 33 (45.21%) Windows
9 29 (39.73%) Cisco
10 28 (38.36%) Private Cloud
11 27 (36.99%) vCloud
11 27 (36.99%) Citrix
11 27 (36.99%) NetApp
12 25 (34.25%) XenApp
12 25 (34.25%) Windows Server
13 23 (31.51%) MS Excel
14 19 (26.03%) XenDesktop
14 19 (26.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
16 17 (23.29%) MCSA
17 16 (21.92%) CCNA
17 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (17.81%) MCITP
18 13 (17.81%) Service Management
18 13 (17.81%) Firewall
19 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (15.07%) 3PAR
20 11 (15.07%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (31.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (47.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (46.58%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (8.22%) SAN
4 5 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (6.85%) VPN
5 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.74%) Skype
6 1 (1.37%) DHCP
6 1 (1.37%) DNS
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (9.59%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Consultant
2 17 (23.29%) Administrator
2 17 (23.29%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (19.18%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (15.07%) Cloud Consultant
4 11 (15.07%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 11 (15.07%) Server Administrator
5 9 (12.33%) Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.59%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (9.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.59%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) .NET
2 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
2 10 (13.70%) jQuery
3 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.11%) CSS
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) RESTful
5 2 (2.74%) Sass
6 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.37%) COM
6 1 (1.37%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.36%) Private Cloud
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Service Management
2 10 (13.70%) MVC
2 10 (13.70%) Web Development
3 5 (6.85%) Network Design
3 5 (6.85%) Threat Management
4 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.11%) Scrum
4 3 (4.11%) Software Architecture
5 2 (2.74%) BDD
5 2 (2.74%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (2.74%) Presales
5 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.74%) TDD
6 1 (1.37%) Data Security
6 1 (1.37%) Information Architecture
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL
6 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.37%) SIEM
6 1 (1.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) C#
1 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C++
2 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (72.60%) MCSE
2 19 (26.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (23.29%) MCSA
4 16 (21.92%) CCNA
4 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (17.81%) MCITP
6 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.96%) CCA
7 8 (10.96%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.11%) CCDA
9 3 (4.11%) CCDP
9 3 (4.11%) CCNP
9 3 (4.11%) Degree
10 2 (2.74%) CCEA
10 2 (2.74%) MCDBA
10 2 (2.74%) MCP
11 1 (1.37%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.37%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (67.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (53.42%) vSphere
3 35 (47.95%) Hyper-V
4 27 (36.99%) vCloud
5 25 (34.25%) XenApp
6 19 (26.03%) XenDesktop
7 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.74%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 53 (72.60%) Microsoft
2 52 (71.23%) VMware
3 38 (52.05%) HP
4 29 (39.73%) Cisco
5 27 (36.99%) Citrix
5 27 (36.99%) NetApp
6 11 (15.07%) 3PAR
7 7 (9.59%) RedGate
8 4 (5.48%) Dell
9 2 (2.74%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.74%) IBM
9 2 (2.74%) Veeam
10 1 (1.37%) Brocade
10 1 (1.37%) Progress
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