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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 52 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 32 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.58% 4.38% 7.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 14.81% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 56
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 £37,500

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
161 216 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.04% 29.59% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 142 197 183
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,651 £33,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
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 19 January 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 35 (89.74%) Windows
3 33 (84.62%) MCSE
4 29 (74.36%) VMware
4 29 (74.36%) Hyper-V
4 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (74.36%) Office 365
5 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (71.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (71.79%) XenApp
5 28 (71.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (71.79%) Citrix
5 28 (71.79%) CCA
5 28 (71.79%) Citrix Certification
5 28 (71.79%) SAN
6 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
7 15 (38.46%) MCSA
8 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 4 (10.26%) A+ Certification
10 4 (10.26%) Migration
10 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
11 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
11 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
11 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (7.69%) Service Management
11 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.69%) 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 28 (71.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (74.36%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (7.69%) Electronics
1 3 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Consultant
2 28 (71.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) EMV
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Migration
2 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 3 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.13%) Content Management
3 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.13%) Workflow
4 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.56%) Field Research
4 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.56%) SOA
4 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) MCSE
2 28 (71.79%) CCA
2 28 (71.79%) Citrix Certification
2 28 (71.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (38.46%) MCSA
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) A+ Certification
6 3 (7.69%) CCNA
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.69%) HNC
6 3 (7.69%) HND
6 3 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (5.13%) MCITP
7 2 (5.13%) MCTS
8 1 (2.56%) MCDST
8 1 (2.56%) MCSM
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) Hyper-V
1 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (71.79%) XenApp
3 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.56%) vCloud
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 29 (74.36%) VMware
3 28 (71.79%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Nintex
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
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