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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 40 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.60% 9.28% 8.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.95% 23.19% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 72 71
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 £21,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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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
236 345 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.05% 40.02% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 183 302 278
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 £24,750 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (83.52%) MCSE
2 71 (78.02%) VMware
3 70 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (61.54%) Windows
5 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
6 48 (52.75%) HP
7 46 (50.55%) Hyper-V
7 46 (50.55%) vSphere
8 41 (45.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (45.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (42.86%) Private Cloud
10 38 (41.76%) vCloud
10 38 (41.76%) NetApp
11 36 (39.56%) MCITP
12 34 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (37.36%) Office 365
13 33 (36.26%) Citrix
14 30 (32.97%) MCSA
15 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
15 27 (29.67%) Firewall
15 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (26.37%) Cisco
17 20 (21.98%) Active Directory
18 19 (20.88%) Windows Vista
19 17 (18.68%) Fat Client
19 17 (18.68%) TCP/IP
19 17 (18.68%) CCA
19 17 (18.68%) Citrix Certification
19 17 (18.68%) Thin Client
20 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 34 (37.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.67%) Firewall
2 17 (18.68%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.09%) SAN
4 8 (8.79%) FCoE
4 8 (8.79%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (8.79%) NetScaler
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.10%) NAS
6 1 (1.10%) LAN
6 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) OLAP
2 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (49.45%) Consultant
2 23 (25.27%) Technical Consultant
3 21 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
4 18 (19.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 17 (18.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (15.38%) IT Support
7 12 (13.19%) Support Consultant
7 12 (13.19%) IT Consultant
8 11 (12.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Cloud Consultant
10 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (7.69%) Lead Architect
10 7 (7.69%) Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 2 (2.20%) Data Centre Engineer
12 2 (2.20%) Service Desk Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
1 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.10%) COM
2 1 (1.10%) CSS
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.10%) WCF
2 1 (1.10%) jQuery
2 1 (1.10%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 17 (18.68%) Thin Client
2 17 (18.68%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.10%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 41 (45.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (20.88%) Windows Vista
5 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.10%) UNIX
8 1 (1.10%) Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) ITIL
2 14 (15.38%) Service Management
3 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.30%) SDLC
6 2 (2.20%) Coaching
6 2 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.20%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.10%) Refactoring
7 1 (1.10%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.10%) Budget Control
7 1 (1.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.10%) Database Security
7 1 (1.10%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.10%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.10%) E-business
7 1 (1.10%) MVC
7 1 (1.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.79%) VBScript
4 2 (2.20%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (83.52%) MCSE
2 41 (45.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 36 (39.56%) MCITP
4 30 (32.97%) MCSA
5 17 (18.68%) CCA
5 17 (18.68%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (17.58%) CCNA
7 9 (9.89%) MCP
8 8 (8.79%) VCP4
9 5 (5.49%) Degree
10 3 (3.30%) MCDST
11 2 (2.20%) MCTS
11 2 (2.20%) CCNP
11 2 (2.20%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.10%) MCSD
12 1 (1.10%) MCDBA
12 1 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (50.55%) Hyper-V
2 46 (50.55%) vSphere
3 38 (41.76%) vCloud
4 20 (21.98%) Active Directory
5 9 (9.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
1 8 (8.79%) SCOM
1 8 (8.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (78.02%) VMware
2 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
3 48 (52.75%) HP
4 38 (41.76%) NetApp
5 33 (36.26%) Citrix
6 24 (26.37%) Cisco
7 8 (8.79%) Intel
7 8 (8.79%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle
8 1 (1.10%) IronPort
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