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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 67 53 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.97% 6.08% 4.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.55% 17.15% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 65 52 35
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
326 309 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.92% 35.48% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 260 286 245
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 6 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 95 (83.33%) MCSE
2 90 (78.95%) VMware
3 87 (76.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (70.18%) Microsoft
5 78 (68.42%) Windows
6 75 (65.79%) MCITP
7 66 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 60 (52.63%) MS Excel
9 54 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (46.49%) Firewall
11 50 (43.86%) Citrix
11 50 (43.86%) Windows Vista
12 47 (41.23%) TCP/IP
13 46 (40.35%) CCA
13 46 (40.35%) Citrix Certification
13 46 (40.35%) Thin Client
13 46 (40.35%) Fat Client
14 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
15 39 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 38 (33.33%) Office 365
17 37 (32.46%) NetApp
17 37 (32.46%) HP
17 37 (32.46%) vCloud
18 36 (31.58%) vSphere
19 32 (28.07%) MCSA
20 31 (27.19%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
21 22 (19.30%) Cisco
22 21 (18.42%) CCNA
23 14 (12.28%) SLA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.63%) Lync
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) WordPress
4 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 60 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (46.49%) Firewall
2 47 (41.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) SAN
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.75%) CTI
5 2 (1.75%) PBX
6 1 (0.88%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) OLAP
2 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
General
1 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (52.63%) Consultant
2 30 (26.32%) IT Support
3 29 (25.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (20.18%) Support Consultant
4 23 (20.18%) IT Consultant
5 22 (19.30%) Technical Consultant
6 20 (17.54%) Senior Consultant
6 20 (17.54%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 16 (14.04%) Cloud Consultant
8 14 (12.28%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) Architect
12 4 (3.51%) Data Centre Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Lead Architect
13 3 (2.63%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) COM
2 1 (0.88%) CSS
2 1 (0.88%) WAP
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (40.35%) Thin Client
1 46 (40.35%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.88%) PDA
4 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 78 (68.42%) Windows
2 54 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (43.86%) Windows Vista
4 31 (27.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.77%) ITIL
1 10 (8.77%) Service Management
2 4 (3.51%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (2.63%) Database Security
3 3 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (0.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (0.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (0.88%) MVC
4 1 (0.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) SQL
1 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.51%) C
3 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (83.33%) MCSE
2 75 (65.79%) MCITP
3 66 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (40.35%) CCA
4 46 (40.35%) Citrix Certification
5 32 (28.07%) MCSA
6 22 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (18.42%) CCNA
8 9 (7.89%) MCDST
9 7 (6.14%) Degree
10 6 (5.26%) MCP
11 5 (4.39%) A+ Certification
12 4 (3.51%) CCNP
13 3 (2.63%) MCTS
13 3 (2.63%) MCDBA
14 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
15 1 (0.88%) VCP4
15 1 (0.88%) MCT
15 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (76.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (35.09%) Hyper-V
3 37 (32.46%) vCloud
4 36 (31.58%) vSphere
5 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) MOM
1 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (78.95%) VMware
2 80 (70.18%) Microsoft
3 50 (43.86%) Citrix
4 37 (32.46%) NetApp
4 37 (32.46%) HP
5 22 (19.30%) Cisco
6 4 (3.51%) Intel
7 1 (0.88%) Siemens
7 1 (0.88%) Mitel
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