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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 40 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.70% 5.55% 8.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.55% 16.67% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 66
Median salary £42,022 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.61% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £42,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,300 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
271 240 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.43% 33.29% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 252 181 302
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
2 46 (67.65%) Windows
3 39 (57.35%) MCSE
4 36 (52.94%) VMware
5 32 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (42.65%) Hyper-V
6 29 (42.65%) Citrix
7 28 (41.18%) Office 365
8 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (38.24%) XenApp
10 25 (36.76%) Active Directory
11 23 (33.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
12 21 (30.88%) CCA
12 21 (30.88%) Citrix Certification
13 19 (27.94%) SAN
13 19 (27.94%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (25.00%) HP
14 17 (25.00%) MCSA
14 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 16 (23.53%) Cisco
16 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (19.12%) SQL
17 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
18 12 (17.65%) .NET
18 12 (17.65%) vSphere
19 10 (14.71%) Service Management
19 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
19 10 (14.71%) SharePoint

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 19 (27.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (7.35%) IIS
6 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.18%) Office 365
2 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) SAN
2 9 (13.24%) Firewall
3 5 (7.35%) DHCP
3 5 (7.35%) DNS
3 5 (7.35%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) Intranet
5 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.94%) Skype
6 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (1.47%) SSL
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (11.76%) Retail
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Consultant
2 22 (32.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 12 (17.65%) Administrator
4 10 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (13.24%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (13.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.24%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Junior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (13.24%) jQuery
3 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Service Management
2 9 (13.24%) MVC
2 9 (13.24%) Web Development
3 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.88%) ITIL
5 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.94%) Migration
6 2 (2.94%) Process Management
7 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.47%) Content Management
7 1 (1.47%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.47%) Data Security
7 1 (1.47%) ERP
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.47%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.47%) Network Design
7 1 (1.47%) Presales
7 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.47%) Threat Management
7 1 (1.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) C#
2 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) MCSE
2 23 (33.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (30.88%) CCA
3 21 (30.88%) Citrix Certification
4 17 (25.00%) MCSA
5 10 (14.71%) CCNA
5 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (10.29%) MCITP
7 5 (7.35%) Degree
8 4 (5.88%) MCDBA
9 3 (4.41%) MCP
10 2 (2.94%) CCEA
10 2 (2.94%) MCDST
10 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.47%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.47%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (42.65%) Hyper-V
3 26 (38.24%) XenApp
4 25 (36.76%) Active Directory
5 12 (17.65%) vSphere
6 8 (11.76%) vCloud
7 7 (10.29%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.94%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
2 36 (52.94%) VMware
3 29 (42.65%) Citrix
4 17 (25.00%) HP
5 16 (23.53%) Cisco
6 9 (13.24%) RedGate
7 8 (11.76%) NetApp
8 5 (7.35%) Dell
9 4 (5.88%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.41%) CA
10 3 (4.41%) IBM
11 2 (2.94%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (2.94%) Veeam
12 1 (1.47%) Brocade
12 1 (1.47%) Nintex
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
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Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago