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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 186 182 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.27% 21.54% 18.82%
As % of the Vendors category 56.71% 39.82% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 168 171 160
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
328 457 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 48.09% 54.08% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 290 398 433
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 249 (63.68%) Windows
2 203 (51.92%) MS Excel
3 134 (34.27%) Active Directory
4 110 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 100 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (25.32%) VMware
7 95 (24.30%) SQL
8 92 (23.53%) .NET
9 83 (21.23%) SAN
10 80 (20.46%) C#
11 72 (18.41%) Security Cleared
12 71 (18.16%) MS Exchange
12 71 (18.16%) Citrix
13 69 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 66 (16.88%) ITIL
15 64 (16.37%) Linux
16 63 (16.11%) MS Office
17 59 (15.09%) TCP/IP
17 59 (15.09%) SC Cleared
17 59 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (12.53%) WCF
20 48 (12.28%) MVC
20 48 (12.28%) Project Management
21 47 (12.02%) ASP.NET
21 47 (12.02%) Service Management
21 47 (12.02%) Moq
22 44 (11.25%) Cisco
23 41 (10.49%) PowerShell
24 39 (9.97%) SCOM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (18.16%) MS Exchange
2 38 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 38 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (6.91%) Lync
4 14 (3.58%) NetWeaver
5 11 (2.81%) IIS
6 10 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.02%) Node.js
8 4 (1.02%) CMS
8 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.77%) Apache
9 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 203 (51.92%) MS Excel
2 63 (16.11%) MS Office
3 11 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Project
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.26%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Office 365
4 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.23%) SAN
2 59 (15.09%) TCP/IP
3 37 (9.46%) DNS
4 33 (8.44%) DHCP
4 33 (8.44%) NAS
5 28 (7.16%) WAN
6 26 (6.65%) LAN
7 25 (6.39%) Network Security
8 23 (5.88%) Firewall
9 21 (5.37%) NetScaler
10 19 (4.86%) CTI
11 16 (4.09%) PBX
12 12 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (2.30%) FCoE
14 7 (1.79%) VLAN
14 7 (1.79%) WLAN
15 6 (1.53%) VoIP
15 6 (1.53%) SSL
15 6 (1.53%) VPN
15 6 (1.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.51%) MySQL
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.26%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.26%) QlikView
7 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.26%) DB2
7 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (12.02%) Moq
2 37 (9.46%) Visual Studio
3 32 (8.18%) NUnit
4 13 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.32%) MSTest
5 12 (3.07%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.53%) Selenium
8 4 (1.02%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.77%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 28 (7.16%) Retail
2 21 (5.37%) Finance
3 8 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.79%) Publishing
5 4 (1.02%) French Language
6 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.77%) Advertising
6 3 (0.77%) Electronics
6 3 (0.77%) Law
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
7 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.51%) German Language
7 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (23.53%) Analyst
2 60 (15.35%) Developer
3 48 (12.28%) Service Analyst
3 48 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
4 44 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (7.67%) Consultant
6 26 (6.65%) .NET Developer
7 25 (6.39%) C# Developer
8 24 (6.14%) Infrastructure Designer
8 24 (6.14%) Designer
9 23 (5.88%) Technical Designer
10 22 (5.63%) Administrator
11 21 (5.37%) 1st Line Support
11 21 (5.37%) Architect
12 19 (4.86%) Software Engineer
12 19 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 18 (4.60%) Software Developer
13 18 (4.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 17 (4.35%) DBA
15 15 (3.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (23.53%) .NET
2 49 (12.53%) WCF
3 47 (12.02%) ASP.NET
4 34 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (7.67%) XML
6 29 (7.42%) COM
7 27 (6.91%) HTML
8 26 (6.65%) SOAP
9 25 (6.39%) REST
10 24 (6.14%) WPF
11 18 (4.60%) LINQ
11 18 (4.60%) NHibernate
11 18 (4.60%) CSS
12 17 (4.35%) STL
13 16 (4.09%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.07%) WinForms
14 12 (3.07%) Entity Framework
14 12 (3.07%) Castle Windsor
14 12 (3.07%) Ninject
14 12 (3.07%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.84%) Clustering
3 14 (3.58%) Thin Client
3 14 (3.58%) Fat Client
4 13 (3.32%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.05%) EPoS
7 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.28%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.28%) NHS
9 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.02%) CMDB
11 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.77%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 249 (63.68%) Windows
2 100 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (16.37%) Linux
5 26 (6.65%) UNIX
6 22 (5.63%) Windows 7
6 22 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 16 (4.09%) Windows Vista
9 14 (3.58%) Solaris
10 11 (2.81%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.79%) Android
12 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.77%) CentOS
13 3 (0.77%) Fedora
14 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.88%) ITIL
2 53 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (12.28%) MVC
3 48 (12.28%) Project Management
4 47 (12.02%) Service Management
5 36 (9.21%) OOD
6 28 (7.16%) Service Delivery
7 26 (6.65%) Scrum
8 25 (6.39%) Multithreading
9 24 (6.14%) Identity Management
9 24 (6.14%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.88%) TDD
10 23 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
11 22 (5.63%) Service Desk Management
12 19 (4.86%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.60%) OO
13 18 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (4.09%) Configuration Management
14 16 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (3.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (24.30%) SQL
2 80 (20.46%) C#
3 41 (10.49%) PowerShell
4 32 (8.18%) T-SQL
5 27 (6.91%) C++
6 26 (6.65%) Java
7 23 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.30%) VBScript
9 5 (1.28%) PHP
10 4 (1.02%) Python
10 4 (1.02%) VB
10 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.77%) Perl
11 3 (0.77%) C
12 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (18.41%) Security Cleared
2 59 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.95%) Degree
4 33 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (6.91%) MCP
6 24 (6.14%) MCSE
7 21 (5.37%) CCA
7 21 (5.37%) Citrix Certification
8 19 (4.86%) A+ Certification
8 19 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (3.84%) DV Cleared
10 9 (2.30%) MCITP
11 8 (2.05%) VCP4
12 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.02%) ISEB
14 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.51%) RHCSA
15 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.51%) RHCE
15 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.97%) SLA
2 10 (2.56%) QA
3 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 134 (34.27%) Active Directory
2 59 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.93%) vSphere
4 30 (7.67%) Hyper-V
5 28 (7.16%) XenApp
6 19 (4.86%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.32%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.79%) XenServer
10 2 (0.51%) KVM
10 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.26%) vCloud
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.26%) Snort
11 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 39 (9.97%) SCOM
2 34 (8.70%) SCCM
3 9 (2.30%) vMotion
4 7 (1.79%) EdgeSight
5 3 (0.77%) Puppet
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.51%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.51%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.51%) SCSM
6 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 99 (25.32%) VMware
2 71 (18.16%) Citrix
3 44 (11.25%) Cisco
4 16 (4.09%) HP
5 15 (3.84%) Oracle
6 11 (2.81%) EMC
7 9 (2.30%) 3PAR
8 7 (1.79%) SAP
8 7 (1.79%) AppSense
9 6 (1.53%) Intel
9 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.77%) Apple
12 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.51%) Websense
12 2 (0.51%) Nokia
12 2 (0.51%) F5
12 2 (0.51%) Juniper
12 2 (0.51%) Dell
12 2 (0.51%) Blue Coat
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