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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 33 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.18% 4.27% 6.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.89% 9.91% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 50
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £41,000 £26,325
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
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
225 333 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.70% 43.08% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 210 220 317
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £23,875 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 58 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 52 (68.42%) VMware
3 51 (67.11%) MCSE
4 48 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (50.00%) Windows
6 36 (47.37%) Hyper-V
7 35 (46.05%) Office 365
8 34 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 34 (44.74%) HP
9 33 (43.42%) vSphere
10 29 (38.16%) Citrix
11 26 (34.21%) Cisco
11 26 (34.21%) XenApp
12 25 (32.89%) Private Cloud
12 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
13 24 (31.58%) vCloud
13 24 (31.58%) NetApp
14 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
15 22 (28.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
17 20 (26.32%) MCSA
18 16 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (21.05%) CCNA
18 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
19 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (18.42%) MCITP
21 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
21 12 (15.79%) SQL
21 12 (15.79%) .NET
21 12 (15.79%) CCA

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 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (46.05%) Office 365
2 34 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) SAN
2 9 (11.84%) Firewall
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (6.58%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) Intranet
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.53%) Retail
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Consultant
2 17 (22.37%) Administrator
2 17 (22.37%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 11 (14.47%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (13.16%) Cloud Consultant
5 10 (13.16%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 10 (13.16%) Server Administrator
6 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
6 9 (11.84%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
2 11 (14.47%) jQuery
3 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.32%) JSON
5 1 (1.32%) MFC
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
5 1 (1.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Statistics
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) MVC
1 11 (14.47%) Service Management
1 11 (14.47%) Web Development
2 5 (6.58%) Network Design
2 5 (6.58%) Threat Management
3 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
3 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (2.63%) Scrum
3 2 (2.63%) Software Architecture
4 1 (1.32%) BDD
4 1 (1.32%) Data Security
4 1 (1.32%) ERP
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL
4 1 (1.32%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.32%) Process Management
4 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.32%) SIEM
4 1 (1.32%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) C#
2 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.32%) C++
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (67.11%) MCSE
2 22 (28.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (26.32%) MCSA
4 16 (21.05%) CCNA
4 16 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (18.42%) MCITP
6 12 (15.79%) CCA
6 12 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.95%) MCP
10 2 (2.63%) CCDA
10 2 (2.63%) CCDP
10 2 (2.63%) CCEA
10 2 (2.63%) CCNP
10 2 (2.63%) Degree
10 2 (2.63%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.32%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.32%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.32%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (47.37%) Hyper-V
3 33 (43.42%) vSphere
4 26 (34.21%) XenApp
5 24 (31.58%) vCloud
6 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
7 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 58 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 52 (68.42%) VMware
3 34 (44.74%) HP
4 29 (38.16%) Citrix
5 26 (34.21%) Cisco
6 24 (31.58%) NetApp
7 9 (11.84%) 3PAR
7 9 (11.84%) RedGate
8 5 (6.58%) Dell
9 3 (3.95%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.63%) Veeam
11 1 (1.32%) Brocade
11 1 (1.32%) Progress
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