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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 57 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 31 39 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 5.60% 9.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.40% 19.50% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 72
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £42,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,700 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
298 200 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.99% 28.74% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 281 170 306
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 50 (74.63%) Windows
3 37 (55.22%) MCSE
4 36 (53.73%) VMware
5 32 (47.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (47.76%) Citrix
5 32 (47.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (46.27%) Hyper-V
7 30 (44.78%) Office 365
8 29 (43.28%) XenApp
8 29 (43.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (43.28%) CCA
8 29 (43.28%) Citrix Certification
9 27 (40.30%) SAN
9 27 (40.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
11 19 (28.36%) MCSA
11 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
12 18 (26.87%) Windows Server
13 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (19.40%) SQL
14 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
15 12 (17.91%) .NET
15 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
16 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (14.93%) Cisco
18 9 (13.43%) C#
18 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
18 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
18 9 (13.43%) MVC

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 27 (40.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.46%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.78%) Office 365
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.30%) SAN
2 5 (7.46%) DHCP
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
2 5 (7.46%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) LAN
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) Intranet
4 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.99%) Skype
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (11.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Consultant
2 27 (40.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 11 (16.42%) Administrator
4 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 9 (13.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (13.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (13.43%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.43%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) IT Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
2 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (13.43%) jQuery
3 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (74.63%) Windows
2 32 (47.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) MVC
1 9 (13.43%) Web Development
2 5 (7.46%) ITIL
2 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (7.46%) Service Management
3 3 (4.48%) Migration
3 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
4 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
4 2 (2.99%) Process Management
5 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.49%) Content Management
5 1 (1.49%) Data Security
5 1 (1.49%) ERP
5 1 (1.49%) Presales
5 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 9 (13.43%) C#
2 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (55.22%) MCSE
2 29 (43.28%) CCA
2 29 (43.28%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (43.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (28.36%) MCSA
4 8 (11.94%) CCNA
4 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.45%) Degree
6 5 (7.46%) MCITP
7 4 (5.97%) MCDBA
8 3 (4.48%) MCP
9 2 (2.99%) CCEA
9 2 (2.99%) MCDST
9 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.49%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.49%) HP MASE
10 1 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 32 (47.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (46.27%) Hyper-V
3 29 (43.28%) XenApp
4 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.99%) vCloud
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.99%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
2 36 (53.73%) VMware
3 32 (47.76%) Citrix
4 10 (14.93%) Cisco
5 9 (13.43%) RedGate
6 8 (11.94%) HP
7 5 (7.46%) Dell
8 3 (4.48%) CA
8 3 (4.48%) IBM
9 2 (2.99%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.99%) NetApp
9 2 (2.99%) Veeam
10 1 (1.49%) Brocade
10 1 (1.49%) Nintex
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