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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 31 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.05% 6.10% 4.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 16.32% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 47 41
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
329 337 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 43.01% 37.36% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 216 310 236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 80 (77.67%) MCSE
2 78 (75.73%) VMware
3 76 (73.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (64.08%) Windows
5 63 (61.17%) Microsoft
6 59 (57.28%) MCITP
7 51 (49.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 47 (45.63%) MS Excel
9 46 (44.66%) Hyper-V
10 42 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (39.81%) HP
12 40 (38.83%) NetApp
12 40 (38.83%) vSphere
12 40 (38.83%) vCloud
12 40 (38.83%) Private Cloud
13 39 (37.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (36.89%) Office 365
14 38 (36.89%) MCSA
14 38 (36.89%) Firewall
15 37 (35.92%) Citrix
16 35 (33.98%) Windows Vista
17 31 (30.10%) Fat Client
17 31 (30.10%) CCA
17 31 (30.10%) Citrix Certification
17 31 (30.10%) TCP/IP
17 31 (30.10%) Thin Client
18 22 (21.36%) Cisco
18 22 (21.36%) CCNA
18 22 (21.36%) Cisco Certification
19 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (8.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) WordPress
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (45.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (37.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (36.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.89%) Firewall
2 31 (30.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.88%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.94%) LAN
4 2 (1.94%) WAN
5 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) OLAP
2 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.91%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (55.34%) Consultant
2 26 (25.24%) IT Support
3 24 (23.30%) Technical Consultant
4 22 (21.36%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 22 (21.36%) Senior Consultant
5 19 (18.45%) IT Consultant
5 19 (18.45%) Support Consultant
6 18 (17.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (13.59%) Cloud Consultant
8 13 (12.62%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (10.68%) Support Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Service Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Data Centre Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Developer
12 3 (2.91%) DBA
12 3 (2.91%) SQL DBA
12 3 (2.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) HTML
2 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.94%) COM
2 2 (1.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) WAP
3 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.97%) WCF
3 1 (0.97%) jQuery
3 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.83%) Private Cloud
2 31 (30.10%) Fat Client
2 31 (30.10%) Thin Client
3 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.97%) PDA
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (64.08%) Windows
2 42 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (33.98%) Windows Vista
4 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.77%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.97%) UNIX
9 1 (0.97%) Linux
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.59%) Service Management
2 11 (10.68%) ITIL
3 5 (4.85%) SDLC
4 4 (3.88%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (2.91%) Database Security
5 3 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (1.94%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.94%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.94%) MVC
6 2 (1.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (0.97%) ERP
7 1 (0.97%) OOD
7 1 (0.97%) OO
7 1 (0.97%) Data Analysis
7 1 (0.97%) Software Engineering
7 1 (0.97%) Refactoring
7 1 (0.97%) Unit Testing
7 1 (0.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (0.97%) Scrum
7 1 (0.97%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.77%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.88%) C
4 3 (2.91%) C#
4 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (77.67%) MCSE
2 59 (57.28%) MCITP
3 51 (49.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 38 (36.89%) MCSA
5 31 (30.10%) CCA
5 31 (30.10%) Citrix Certification
6 22 (21.36%) CCNA
6 22 (21.36%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (9.71%) MCP
8 8 (7.77%) MCDST
8 8 (7.77%) Degree
9 4 (3.88%) MCTS
9 4 (3.88%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.91%) MCDBA
10 3 (2.91%) CCNP
11 1 (0.97%) MCSD
11 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 76 (73.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (44.66%) Hyper-V
3 40 (38.83%) vSphere
3 40 (38.83%) vCloud
4 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Vendors
1 78 (75.73%) VMware
2 63 (61.17%) Microsoft
3 41 (39.81%) HP
4 40 (38.83%) NetApp
5 37 (35.92%) Citrix
6 22 (21.36%) Cisco
7 3 (2.91%) Intel
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle
8 1 (0.97%) Siemens
8 1 (0.97%) IronPort
8 1 (0.97%) Mitel
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