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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 208 124 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.80% 13.55% 16.24%
As % of the Vendors category 39.25% 35.73% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 169 110 121
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
530 347 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 55.56% 37.92% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 407 304 357
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Microsoft 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.

1 226 (61.75%) Windows
2 206 (56.28%) MS Excel
3 119 (32.51%) SQL Server
4 118 (32.24%) SQL
5 109 (29.78%) Active Directory
6 91 (24.86%) .NET
7 85 (23.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 78 (21.31%) VMware
9 73 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 69 (18.85%) Firewall
10 69 (18.85%) TCP/IP
11 68 (18.58%) Citrix
11 68 (18.58%) C#
12 64 (17.49%) MS Office
13 62 (16.94%) MCSE
14 60 (16.39%) ITIL
15 57 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 51 (13.93%) MCITP
17 48 (13.11%) CCA
17 48 (13.11%) Citrix Certification
18 44 (12.02%) JavaScript
19 43 (11.75%) HTML
19 43 (11.75%) Degree
19 43 (11.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 42 (11.48%) Fat Client
20 42 (11.48%) Thin Client
21 41 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (11.20%) SLA
21 41 (11.20%) Windows Vista

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.10%) Lync
4 14 (3.83%) IIS
5 7 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.09%) Node.js
7 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.09%) WordPress
8 3 (0.82%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.82%) CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 206 (56.28%) MS Excel
2 64 (17.49%) MS Office
3 12 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.37%) MS Project
6 3 (0.82%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.09%) GoldMine
2 4 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.82%) SalesLogix
3 3 (0.82%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.55%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.55%) Agresso
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.65%) Office 365
2 20 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (18.85%) TCP/IP
1 69 (18.85%) Firewall
2 36 (9.84%) SAN
3 21 (5.74%) Network Security
4 19 (5.19%) LAN
4 19 (5.19%) WAN
5 18 (4.92%) DNS
6 17 (4.64%) CTI
7 14 (3.83%) DHCP
8 10 (2.73%) NAS
9 8 (2.19%) NetScaler
9 8 (2.19%) Wireless
9 8 (2.19%) Internet
10 7 (1.91%) PBX
10 7 (1.91%) VLAN
11 6 (1.64%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.64%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.37%) SNMP
13 4 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (32.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.01%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.73%) MS Access
9 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.82%) OLAP
11 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.82%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (0.55%) MySQL
13 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (7.38%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.74%) Moq
3 9 (2.46%) NUnit
4 8 (2.19%) MSTest
5 7 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.82%) TestLink
8 2 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.55%) Maven
8 2 (0.55%) Selenium
9 1 (0.27%) Ant
9 1 (0.27%) JIRA
9 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 32 (8.74%) Finance
2 10 (2.73%) Advertising
3 9 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.91%) Retail
6 5 (1.37%) Legal
7 4 (1.09%) Electronics
8 3 (0.82%) French Language
9 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.55%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 81 (22.13%) Developer
2 61 (16.67%) Analyst
3 42 (11.48%) Consultant
4 41 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (10.93%) IT Support
6 33 (9.02%) .NET Developer
6 33 (9.02%) C# Developer
7 28 (7.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 28 (7.65%) Service Analyst
8 25 (6.83%) Support Engineer
9 24 (6.56%) Administrator
10 22 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (6.01%) Support Consultant
10 22 (6.01%) IT Consultant
11 21 (5.74%) DBA
11 21 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (5.46%) Software Developer
13 18 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
14 15 (4.10%) Technical Consultant
15 12 (3.28%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (24.86%) .NET
2 43 (11.75%) HTML
3 38 (10.38%) ASP.NET
3 38 (10.38%) CSS
4 30 (8.20%) WCF
5 27 (7.38%) XML
6 25 (6.83%) COM
7 23 (6.28%) .NET Framework
8 20 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (5.46%) WPF
8 20 (5.46%) SOAP
8 20 (5.46%) AngularJS
9 19 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (4.92%) REST
11 16 (4.37%) LINQ
11 16 (4.37%) HTML5
12 14 (3.83%) NHibernate
13 13 (3.55%) STL
13 13 (3.55%) CSS3
14 12 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.48%) Thin Client
1 42 (11.48%) Fat Client
2 18 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.28%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.46%) Clustering
6 8 (2.19%) NHS
6 8 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.91%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.37%) AS400
9 5 (1.37%) CMDB
9 5 (1.37%) iSeries
10 4 (1.09%) iPhone
10 4 (1.09%) iPad
10 4 (1.09%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.09%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.09%) EPoS
11 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 226 (61.75%) Windows
2 85 (23.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (11.20%) Windows Vista
5 36 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 24 (6.56%) Windows 7
7 22 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (5.74%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.55%) Linux
10 10 (2.73%) UNIX
11 7 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.09%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.39%) ITIL
2 41 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (9.56%) MVC
4 26 (7.10%) Scrum
5 25 (6.83%) Project Management
6 19 (5.19%) Service Management
6 19 (5.19%) OOD
7 18 (4.92%) TDD
8 17 (4.64%) CRM
8 17 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (4.37%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.37%) Multithreading
10 14 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.55%) Software Engineering
11 13 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (2.73%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.73%) Incident Management
13 10 (2.73%) Identity Management
14 9 (2.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 118 (32.24%) SQL
2 68 (18.58%) C#
3 44 (12.02%) JavaScript
4 39 (10.66%) T-SQL
5 38 (10.38%) PowerShell
6 28 (7.65%) C++
7 18 (4.92%) Java
8 14 (3.83%) VB
9 11 (3.01%) PHP
10 10 (2.73%) Python
11 7 (1.91%) C
12 4 (1.09%) Delphi
12 4 (1.09%) VBScript
13 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.82%) VBA
14 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (16.94%) MCSE
3 51 (13.93%) MCITP
4 48 (13.11%) CCA
4 48 (13.11%) Citrix Certification
5 43 (11.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 43 (11.75%) Degree
6 36 (9.84%) Security Cleared
7 33 (9.02%) SC Cleared
8 18 (4.92%) MCP
9 12 (3.28%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.73%) MCSA
11 9 (2.46%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.37%) MCDST
12 5 (1.37%) CCNA
12 5 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (1.09%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.20%) SLA
2 16 (4.37%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.19%) QA
4 5 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.09%) HL7
5 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (29.78%) Active Directory
2 73 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.19%) vSphere
5 13 (3.55%) vCloud
6 8 (2.19%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.19%) XenApp
7 7 (1.91%) XenServer
7 7 (1.91%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.91%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (6.56%) SCCM
2 23 (6.28%) SCOM
3 9 (2.46%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.64%) EdgeSight
5 5 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.82%) Netcool
6 3 (0.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 78 (21.31%) VMware
2 68 (18.58%) Citrix
3 21 (5.74%) Cisco
4 13 (3.55%) HP
4 13 (3.55%) NetApp
5 9 (2.46%) Oracle
6 6 (1.64%) AppSense
6 6 (1.64%) LANDesk
6 6 (1.64%) SonicWALL
7 5 (1.37%) Mitel
7 5 (1.37%) SAP
7 5 (1.37%) IBM
8 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.82%) Compuware
10 2 (0.55%) Serena
10 2 (0.55%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.27%) Borland
11 1 (0.27%) Siemens
11 1 (0.27%) Intel
11 1 (0.27%) Avaya
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Experis Ltd
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Salary: Competitive Package
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