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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 199 209 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.32% 26.73% 18.44%
As % of the Vendors category 57.68% 45.43% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 188 151 153
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
345 460 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 45.63% 58.82% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 330 331 362
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 206 (55.83%) Windows
2 197 (53.39%) MS Excel
3 137 (37.13%) Active Directory
4 135 (36.59%) SQL
5 128 (34.69%) Windows Server
6 105 (28.46%) SQL Server
7 100 (27.10%) VMware
8 96 (26.02%) .NET
9 90 (24.39%) MS Exchange
10 86 (23.31%) C#
11 83 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 79 (21.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 74 (20.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 70 (18.97%) Citrix
15 62 (16.80%) ASP.NET
16 61 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2013
17 60 (16.26%) XenApp
18 59 (15.99%) JavaScript
19 58 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (14.63%) jQuery
21 53 (14.36%) MS Office
22 51 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
22 51 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
23 50 (13.55%) Office 365
23 50 (13.55%) SAN
24 48 (13.01%) MVC
25 44 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
25 44 (11.92%) Web Development
26 43 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
27 40 (10.84%) .NET Framework

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 90 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 79 (21.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (10.03%) IIS
5 21 (5.69%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.07%) Skype for Business
7 12 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.54%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 197 (53.39%) MS Excel
2 53 (14.36%) MS Office
3 9 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.54%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.54%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.54%) Tesseract
2 2 (0.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (13.55%) Office 365
3 19 (5.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.08%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Trello
6 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.55%) SAN
2 32 (8.67%) DNS
3 31 (8.40%) DHCP
4 29 (7.86%) Firewall
5 19 (5.15%) VPN
6 17 (4.61%) LAN
7 15 (4.07%) WAN
8 14 (3.79%) VoIP
8 14 (3.79%) Wireless
9 11 (2.98%) NetScaler
9 11 (2.98%) Network Security
10 9 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.44%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.90%) VLAN
12 6 (1.63%) BGP
12 6 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.63%) Intranet
12 6 (1.63%) OSPF
13 5 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (28.46%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.44%) MS Access
7 7 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.81%) MySQL
9 3 (0.81%) Power BI
10 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.54%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) OLAP
11 1 (0.27%) OLTP
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (2.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.08%) Selenium
4 3 (0.81%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (6.50%) Retail
2 14 (3.79%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.44%) Finance
4 7 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (0.54%) Advertising
5 2 (0.54%) French Language
5 2 (0.54%) Legal
5 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Back Office
6 1 (0.27%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (0.27%) Local Government
6 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (24.12%) Developer
2 64 (17.34%) Analyst
3 46 (12.47%) Software Developer
4 41 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 38 (10.30%) Consultant
6 34 (9.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 34 (9.21%) Infrastructure Support
6 34 (9.21%) IT Engineer
7 31 (8.40%) IT Support
8 30 (8.13%) Administrator
9 28 (7.59%) Applications Support
9 28 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (6.78%) C# Developer
10 25 (6.78%) IT Consultant
10 25 (6.78%) Support Analyst
11 24 (6.50%) Service Analyst
11 24 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (6.23%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (5.96%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
13 22 (5.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (26.02%) .NET
2 62 (16.80%) ASP.NET
3 54 (14.63%) jQuery
4 43 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (10.84%) .NET Framework
6 32 (8.67%) LINQ
7 31 (8.40%) Entity Framework
8 25 (6.78%) CSS
8 25 (6.78%) HTML
9 9 (2.44%) XML
10 8 (2.17%) COM
11 5 (1.36%) CSS3
11 5 (1.36%) HTML5
12 4 (1.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 3 (0.81%) RESTful
13 3 (0.81%) WCF
14 2 (0.54%) Ajax
14 2 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (0.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.07%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.52%) EPoS
3 11 (2.98%) Clustering
3 11 (2.98%) Private Cloud
4 9 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.44%) EFT
4 9 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 9 (2.44%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.17%) e-Learning
6 6 (1.63%) PKI
6 6 (1.63%) User Experience
7 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.81%) Statistics
9 2 (0.54%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.27%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.27%) EMC Centera
10 1 (0.27%) Handset
10 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 206 (55.83%) Windows
2 128 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 83 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (20.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (7.86%) Linux
7 19 (5.15%) Solaris
8 14 (3.79%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.98%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.90%) Android
10 7 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.63%) Unix
12 4 (1.08%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (13.01%) MVC
2 44 (11.92%) Web Development
3 33 (8.94%) ITIL
4 21 (5.69%) Data Security
5 19 (5.15%) CRM
6 18 (4.88%) Time Management
7 17 (4.61%) Project Management
8 16 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.52%) Workflow
11 12 (3.25%) Capacity Management
11 12 (3.25%) ERP
12 11 (2.98%) ETL
12 11 (2.98%) Network Architecture
13 10 (2.71%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (2.71%) Incident Management
13 10 (2.71%) Migration
13 10 (2.71%) Problem Management
13 10 (2.71%) Service Management
14 9 (2.44%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (36.59%) SQL
2 86 (23.31%) C#
3 59 (15.99%) JavaScript
4 32 (8.67%) VB.NET
5 27 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.15%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.44%) Delphi
8 7 (1.90%) VBScript
9 6 (1.63%) C
10 5 (1.36%) Java
11 3 (0.81%) C++
11 3 (0.81%) PHP
11 3 (0.81%) Python
11 3 (0.81%) VB
12 2 (0.54%) Ruby
12 2 (0.54%) VBA
13 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 58 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (9.49%) MCSE
3 34 (9.21%) Security Cleared
4 29 (7.86%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.88%) Degree
6 14 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.52%) A+ Certification
8 11 (2.98%) CCA
8 11 (2.98%) CCNP
8 11 (2.98%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (2.98%) MCP
8 11 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.44%) MCSA
10 8 (2.17%) CCNA
11 4 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.81%) CCDA
12 3 (0.81%) CCDP
12 3 (0.81%) ISEB
12 3 (0.81%) MCITP
13 2 (0.54%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.21%) SLA
2 11 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.90%) QA
4 4 (1.08%) COBIT
4 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.08%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 137 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 60 (16.26%) XenApp
3 51 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (10.84%) XenDesktop
5 24 (6.50%) Hyper-V
5 24 (6.50%) vSphere
6 10 (2.71%) vCloud
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (5.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (2.71%) SCOM
3 9 (2.44%) DatAdvantage
4 7 (1.90%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.81%) SCCM
6 2 (0.54%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (27.10%) VMware
2 70 (18.97%) Citrix
3 34 (9.21%) Cisco
4 26 (7.05%) HP
5 20 (5.42%) EMC
6 17 (4.61%) CA
7 13 (3.52%) NetApp
8 11 (2.98%) Barracuda Networks
8 11 (2.98%) Cyber-Ark
8 11 (2.98%) F5
8 11 (2.98%) Infoblox
8 11 (2.98%) Oracle
8 11 (2.98%) SAP
8 11 (2.98%) Stonesoft
9 9 (2.44%) 3PAR
9 9 (2.44%) RedGate
9 9 (2.44%) Varonis
9 9 (2.44%) Wyse
10 8 (2.17%) NICE Systems
10 8 (2.17%) Sophos
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