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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 49 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 41 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.76% 5.24% 8.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 18.14% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 75
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
168 226 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.33% 28.90% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 154 211 221
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 27 (81.82%) MCSE
3 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (69.70%) Hyper-V
3 23 (69.70%) Office 365
4 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (66.67%) XenApp
4 22 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (66.67%) Citrix
4 22 (66.67%) CCA
4 22 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
4 22 (66.67%) SAN
5 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
6 10 (30.30%) MCSA
7 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.12%) A+ Certification
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (9.09%) CCNA
9 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.09%) SQL
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.09%) HNC
9 3 (9.09%) HND
9 3 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (9.09%) Military
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Electronics

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 22 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (69.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) PerformancePoint
General
1 3 (9.09%) Electronics
1 3 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Consultant
2 22 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) EMV
2 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (6.06%) Content Management
2 2 (6.06%) Migration
2 2 (6.06%) Workflow
3 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.03%) Field Research
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.03%) Service Management
3 1 (3.03%) SOA
3 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) MCSE
2 22 (66.67%) CCA
2 22 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (30.30%) MCSA
4 4 (12.12%) A+ Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) HNC
5 3 (9.09%) HND
5 3 (9.09%) MCDST
5 3 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (6.06%) MCITP
6 2 (6.06%) MCTS
7 1 (3.03%) MCSM
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Hyper-V
1 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (66.67%) XenApp
3 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.03%) vCloud
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 22 (66.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Nintex
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
Southampton, Hampshire
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