The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 168 187 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.11% 26.87% 22.39%
As % of the Vendors category 46.80% 54.84% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 159 165 178
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £44,125
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Microsoft
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
359 341 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 49.38% 48.99% 55.57%
Number of salaries quoted 340 297 403
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Southampton region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Southampton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 213 (58.04%) Windows
2 200 (54.50%) MS Excel
3 146 (39.78%) SQL
4 109 (29.70%) SQL Server
5 107 (29.16%) Active Directory
6 99 (26.98%) VMware
7 86 (23.43%) Windows Server
8 80 (21.80%) C#
9 77 (20.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 74 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 70 (19.07%) Degree
12 68 (18.53%) .NET
13 67 (18.26%) Citrix
14 62 (16.89%) MS Exchange
15 59 (16.08%) MS Office
16 58 (15.80%) Microsoft Certification
17 55 (14.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 51 (13.90%) IIS
19 50 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
20 49 (13.35%) XenApp
20 49 (13.35%) T-SQL
21 47 (12.81%) Office 365
21 47 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2013
22 46 (12.53%) SAN
23 41 (11.17%) Time Management
24 40 (10.90%) Computer Science
24 40 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 40 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
25 39 (10.63%) Retail
26 35 (9.54%) Cisco

Microsoft
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 62 (16.89%) MS Exchange
2 51 (13.90%) IIS
3 50 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (5.99%) Skype for Business
6 18 (4.90%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.54%) CMS
11 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 200 (54.50%) MS Excel
2 59 (16.08%) MS Office
3 10 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.54%) MS Project
4 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.27%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.27%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.81%) Office 365
2 33 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.63%) SaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Slack
6 2 (0.54%) Trello
7 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.53%) SAN
2 25 (6.81%) DNS
3 24 (6.54%) Firewall
4 23 (6.27%) DHCP
5 18 (4.90%) LAN
5 18 (4.90%) VPN
6 16 (4.36%) Wireless
7 15 (4.09%) VoIP
7 15 (4.09%) WAN
8 14 (3.81%) NetScaler
9 13 (3.54%) Network Security
10 11 (3.00%) TCP/IP
11 10 (2.72%) SSL
12 8 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (1.91%) BGP
13 7 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (1.91%) HTTP
13 7 (1.91%) OSPF
13 7 (1.91%) VLAN
14 3 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (8.72%) MS Access
4 18 (4.90%) OLAP
4 18 (4.90%) OLTP
5 12 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.63%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.09%) MySQL
10 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.82%) Power BI
12 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.27%) Big Data
13 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 18 (4.90%) Selenium
2 16 (4.36%) SoapUI
3 9 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 39 (10.63%) Retail
2 23 (6.27%) Finance
3 14 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.91%) Electronics
4 7 (1.91%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.82%) Back Office
6 3 (0.82%) Legal
7 2 (0.54%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (22.34%) Analyst
2 58 (15.80%) Developer
3 43 (11.72%) Consultant
4 42 (11.44%) Applications Support
5 37 (10.08%) Software Developer
6 36 (9.81%) Support Engineer
7 35 (9.54%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 35 (9.54%) Service Analyst
7 35 (9.54%) Service Desk Analyst
8 31 (8.45%) .NET Developer
9 29 (7.90%) C# Developer
10 28 (7.63%) C# Software Developer
10 28 (7.63%) Support Analyst
11 26 (7.08%) IT Engineer
12 25 (6.81%) .NET Software Developer
13 24 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (6.54%) SQL Developer
14 23 (6.27%) Infrastructure Support
15 21 (5.72%) DBA
16 19 (5.18%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (18.53%) .NET
2 25 (6.81%) ASP.NET
3 19 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (5.18%) jQuery
4 16 (4.36%) HTML
5 15 (4.09%) .NET Framework
5 15 (4.09%) CSS
6 10 (2.72%) COM
7 9 (2.45%) Web Services
8 7 (1.91%) LINQ
8 7 (1.91%) XML
9 6 (1.63%) Entity Framework
10 5 (1.36%) CSS3
10 5 (1.36%) HTML5
10 5 (1.36%) WCF
11 3 (0.82%) WPF
12 2 (0.54%) SOAP
12 2 (0.54%) XHTML
12 2 (0.54%) XSL
13 1 (0.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.90%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.54%) Clustering
4 20 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.63%) EFT
5 17 (4.63%) EPoS
6 12 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.27%) Fat Client
6 12 (3.27%) Thin Client
7 11 (3.00%) Replication
8 8 (2.18%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.36%) Statistics
9 5 (1.36%) User Experience
10 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.27%) Contactless
12 1 (0.27%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.27%) Handset
12 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (58.04%) Windows
2 86 (23.43%) Windows Server
3 77 (20.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (4.36%) Linux
7 11 (3.00%) Apple iOS
7 11 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.00%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.72%) Android
8 10 (2.72%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (2.72%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.91%) CentOS
9 7 (1.91%) Fedora
9 7 (1.91%) FreeBSD
9 7 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.91%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.63%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.36%) Solaris
11 5 (1.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.17%) Time Management
2 31 (8.45%) ITIL
3 28 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (7.08%) Data Security
5 22 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (5.99%) TDD
6 21 (5.72%) MVC
7 19 (5.18%) Project Management
7 19 (5.18%) Web Development
8 18 (4.90%) BDD
8 18 (4.90%) Business Development
8 18 (4.90%) Test Scripting
9 17 (4.63%) Exploratory Testing
9 17 (4.63%) Performance Testing
9 17 (4.63%) Regression Testing
9 17 (4.63%) SDLC
9 17 (4.63%) Test Planning
10 16 (4.36%) Refactoring
10 16 (4.36%) Scrum
11 15 (4.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 146 (39.78%) SQL
2 80 (21.80%) C#
3 49 (13.35%) T-SQL
4 23 (6.27%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.99%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.63%) Delphi
7 11 (3.00%) C
8 9 (2.45%) Java
9 8 (2.18%) PHP
9 8 (2.18%) Python
10 7 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.91%) Ruby
10 7 (1.91%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.82%) VB
12 2 (0.54%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.27%) F#
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (19.07%) Degree
2 58 (15.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 30 (8.17%) MCSE
5 29 (7.90%) CCA
5 29 (7.90%) Citrix Certification
5 29 (7.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (5.18%) MCSA
8 17 (4.63%) MCP
9 14 (3.81%) A+ Certification
9 14 (3.81%) ISEB
10 13 (3.54%) CCNA
11 9 (2.45%) CCNP
12 6 (1.63%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.09%) MCITP
14 3 (0.82%) CISSP
14 3 (0.82%) MCDBA
15 2 (0.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.99%) SLA
2 21 (5.72%) QA
3 14 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.36%) COBIT
5 5 (1.36%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (29.16%) Active Directory
2 55 (14.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (13.35%) XenApp
4 34 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.72%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (6.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (3.81%) SCOM
3 12 (3.27%) DatAdvantage
3 12 (3.27%) Failover Clustering
4 8 (2.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (1.91%) Ansible
5 7 (1.91%) Puppet
6 2 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.54%) SCCM
6 2 (0.54%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (26.98%) VMware
2 67 (18.26%) Citrix
3 35 (9.54%) Cisco
4 14 (3.81%) Barracuda Networks
4 14 (3.81%) CA
4 14 (3.81%) F5
4 14 (3.81%) Stonesoft
5 12 (3.27%) Varonis
5 12 (3.27%) Wyse
6 11 (3.00%) Dell
6 11 (3.00%) HP
7 10 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.45%) RedGate
9 7 (1.91%) EMC
9 7 (1.91%) NICE Systems
9 7 (1.91%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.36%) NetApp
11 4 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (1.09%) Infoblox
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle
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