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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 32 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 60 62 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.06% 7.55% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.99% 24.22% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 58 62 30
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,650 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
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
316 256 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.18% 31.18% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 273 254 252
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 107 (84.25%) Windows
2 92 (72.44%) MCSE
3 88 (69.29%) Microsoft
4 84 (66.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (64.57%) MS Excel
6 80 (62.99%) MCITP
7 74 (58.27%) VMware
8 58 (45.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 56 (44.09%) Citrix
10 52 (40.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
12 42 (33.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 40 (31.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (30.71%) MCSA
15 38 (29.92%) TCP/IP
15 38 (29.92%) Thin Client
15 38 (29.92%) Firewall
15 38 (29.92%) Fat Client
16 36 (28.35%) Windows Vista
17 35 (27.56%) CCA
17 35 (27.56%) Citrix Certification
18 32 (25.20%) HP
18 32 (25.20%) SQL
19 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
19 30 (23.62%) Windows 8
20 29 (22.83%) ITIL
20 29 (22.83%) MS Exchange
21 28 (22.05%) Windows 7
22 26 (20.47%) DNS
23 25 (19.69%) SLA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (14.96%) IIS
3 19 (14.96%) Tomcat
4 18 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.51%) Lync
7 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 82 (64.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.92%) TCP/IP
1 38 (29.92%) Firewall
2 26 (20.47%) DNS
3 24 (18.90%) DHCP
4 21 (16.54%) Network Security
5 7 (5.51%) LAN
5 7 (5.51%) WAN
6 5 (3.94%) SAN
7 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.96%) MySQL
3 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.72%) OLAP
4 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (21.26%) Consultant
2 23 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (16.54%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) IT Support
5 12 (9.45%) Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) IT Consultant
5 12 (9.45%) Support Consultant
6 11 (8.66%) Junior
6 11 (8.66%) DBA
7 10 (7.87%) Service Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) SQL DBA
7 10 (7.87%) Information Specialist
7 10 (7.87%) Security Specialist
7 10 (7.87%) Information Security Specialist
7 10 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Applications Support Specialist
8 9 (7.09%) Applications Specialist
8 9 (7.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.92%) Thin Client
1 38 (29.92%) Fat Client
2 25 (19.69%) Clustering
3 14 (11.02%) Kindle
4 10 (7.87%) CESG
4 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.79%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 107 (84.25%) Windows
2 84 (66.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (33.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (31.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (28.35%) Windows Vista
6 30 (23.62%) Windows 8
7 28 (22.05%) Windows 7
8 24 (18.90%) Linux
9 10 (7.87%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.94%) UNIX
12 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) ITIL
2 15 (11.81%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.02%) Service Management
3 14 (11.02%) Problem Management
4 10 (7.87%) Risk Management
4 10 (7.87%) Information Security
4 10 (7.87%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (7.09%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.09%) Requirements Management
5 9 (7.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (7.09%) Resource Management
5 9 (7.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (6.30%) Project Management
7 7 (5.51%) Migration
8 6 (4.72%) Change Management
8 6 (4.72%) Capacity Management
8 6 (4.72%) Database Security
8 6 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.94%) Time Management
9 5 (3.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.20%) SQL
2 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (72.44%) MCSE
2 80 (62.99%) MCITP
3 52 (40.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 39 (30.71%) MCSA
5 35 (27.56%) CCA
5 35 (27.56%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (12.60%) Degree
7 12 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (9.45%) MCP
7 12 (9.45%) CCNA
8 10 (7.87%) CISSP
8 10 (7.87%) MCDBA
8 10 (7.87%) CISM
8 10 (7.87%) CEH
9 9 (7.09%) A+ Certification
9 9 (7.09%) MCDST
10 7 (5.51%) MCTS
11 6 (4.72%) CCNP
11 6 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.69%) SLA
2 14 (11.02%) ISO 9001
3 9 (7.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (45.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
3 15 (11.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.87%) vSphere
5 9 (7.09%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.51%) XenApp
7 5 (3.94%) XenServer
8 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) SCCM
2 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 88 (69.29%) Microsoft
2 74 (58.27%) VMware
3 56 (44.09%) Citrix
4 32 (25.20%) HP
5 19 (14.96%) Oracle
6 15 (11.81%) Dell
7 10 (7.87%) Cisco
7 10 (7.87%) IBM
8 7 (5.51%) NetApp
9 6 (4.72%) ProCurve
10 4 (3.15%) Intel
11 2 (1.57%) Veeam
11 2 (1.57%) IronPort
11 2 (1.57%) Apple
12 1 (0.79%) Pegasus
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