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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 40 70 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.22% 7.62% 6.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.78% 26.52% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 69 60
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
225 264 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.34% 28.73% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 210 216 299
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £24,520
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 46 (90.20%) MCSE
2 44 (86.27%) VMware
3 43 (84.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (80.39%) vSphere
5 34 (66.67%) HP
6 31 (60.78%) Hyper-V
7 30 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (56.86%) vCloud
8 29 (56.86%) Office 365
8 29 (56.86%) Private Cloud
8 29 (56.86%) NetApp
9 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
10 26 (50.98%) Cisco
11 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
12 18 (35.29%) Windows
13 17 (33.33%) CCNA
13 17 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
14 16 (31.37%) Citrix
14 16 (31.37%) MCSA
15 15 (29.41%) XenApp
15 15 (29.41%) XenDesktop
15 15 (29.41%) MCITP
16 14 (27.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (23.53%) Service Management
18 9 (17.65%) Firewall
18 9 (17.65%) 3PAR
18 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
19 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
20 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (56.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (9.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (9.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Consultant
2 14 (27.45%) Cloud Consultant
2 14 (27.45%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Administrator
3 13 (25.49%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (21.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 11 (21.57%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Designer
7 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Designer
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Designer
8 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Developer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
1 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
1 4 (7.84%) jQuery
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (3.92%) JSON
2 2 (3.92%) RESTful
2 2 (3.92%) Sass
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.96%) MFC
3 1 (1.96%) WCF
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (56.86%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Service Management
2 5 (9.80%) Network Design
2 5 (9.80%) Threat Management
3 4 (7.84%) MVC
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Scrum
4 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 2 (3.92%) BDD
5 2 (3.92%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.92%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.92%) SIEM
5 2 (3.92%) TDD
6 1 (1.96%) E-business
6 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (1.96%) Presales
6 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C#
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (90.20%) MCSE
2 17 (33.33%) CCNA
2 17 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (31.37%) MCSA
4 15 (29.41%) MCITP
5 14 (27.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.88%) CCDA
8 3 (5.88%) CCDP
8 3 (5.88%) CCNP
9 2 (3.92%) Degree
10 1 (1.96%) MCSD
10 1 (1.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (84.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (80.39%) vSphere
3 31 (60.78%) Hyper-V
4 29 (56.86%) vCloud
5 15 (29.41%) XenApp
5 15 (29.41%) XenDesktop
6 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) VMware
2 34 (66.67%) HP
3 29 (56.86%) NetApp
4 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
5 26 (50.98%) Cisco
6 16 (31.37%) Citrix
7 9 (17.65%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Progress
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