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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 36 73 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.19% 8.50% 8.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.35% 20.33% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 68 74
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £21,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
186 359 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.84% 41.79% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 168 309 271
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 59 (85.51%) MCSE
2 55 (79.71%) VMware
2 55 (79.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (63.77%) HP
4 42 (60.87%) vSphere
5 40 (57.97%) Hyper-V
6 36 (52.17%) Windows
7 35 (50.72%) Private Cloud
8 34 (49.28%) vCloud
8 34 (49.28%) NetApp
9 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
10 30 (43.48%) Office 365
10 30 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (33.33%) MCSA
13 21 (30.43%) Cisco
14 20 (28.99%) Citrix
15 19 (27.54%) MCITP
16 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
18 15 (21.74%) Firewall
18 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
19 14 (20.29%) Service Management
20 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
20 12 (17.39%) CCNA
20 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
21 11 (15.94%) ITIL
22 9 (13.04%) SQL
22 9 (13.04%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 30 (43.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 9 (13.04%) SAN
3 8 (11.59%) FCoE
3 8 (11.59%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (11.59%) NetScaler
4 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Consultant
2 21 (30.43%) Senior Consultant
3 20 (28.99%) Technical Consultant
4 15 (21.74%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) IT Support
5 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Support Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) IT Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Cloud Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Lead Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) WCF
2 1 (1.45%) jQuery
2 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.72%) Private Cloud
2 7 (10.14%) Thin Client
2 7 (10.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Vista
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) UNIX
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Service Management
2 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.90%) Coaching
5 2 (2.90%) SDLC
5 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.45%) Refactoring
6 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.45%) Budget Control
6 1 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (1.45%) OO
6 1 (1.45%) OOD
6 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) E-business
6 1 (1.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 8 (11.59%) VBScript
2 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (85.51%) MCSE
2 27 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (33.33%) MCSA
4 19 (27.54%) MCITP
5 12 (17.39%) CCNA
5 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (11.59%) VCP4
7 7 (10.14%) CCA
7 7 (10.14%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (8.70%) MCP
9 2 (2.90%) Degree
10 1 (1.45%) MCDST
10 1 (1.45%) MCTS
10 1 (1.45%) MCSD
10 1 (1.45%) CCNP
10 1 (1.45%) RHCE
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (79.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (60.87%) vSphere
3 40 (57.97%) Hyper-V
4 34 (49.28%) vCloud
5 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
6 9 (13.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
1 8 (11.59%) SCOM
1 8 (11.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (79.71%) VMware
2 44 (63.77%) HP
3 34 (49.28%) NetApp
4 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
5 21 (30.43%) Cisco
6 20 (28.99%) Citrix
7 8 (11.59%) 3PAR
8 7 (10.14%) Intel
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) IronPort
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