The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 197 159 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.96% 17.45% 13.30%
As % of the Vendors category 42.00% 32.38% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 183 152 110
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £18,500 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
469 491 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.66% 53.90% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 398 467 387
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 215 (61.60%) Windows
2 179 (51.29%) MS Excel
3 113 (32.38%) Active Directory
4 110 (31.52%) VMware
5 97 (27.79%) SQL
6 89 (25.50%) MS Exchange
7 86 (24.64%) SQL Server
8 85 (24.36%) C#
9 83 (23.78%) .NET
10 82 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 75 (21.49%) Citrix
12 71 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 70 (20.06%) MS Office
14 67 (19.20%) ITIL
15 60 (17.19%) MCSE
15 60 (17.19%) JavaScript
16 59 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 56 (16.05%) MCITP
18 54 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
18 54 (15.47%) ASP.NET
19 51 (14.61%) MVC
20 48 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
21 47 (13.47%) SLA
22 45 (12.89%) Cisco
23 43 (12.32%) TCP/IP
24 42 (12.03%) ISO 9001
25 40 (11.46%) Windows 7
26 37 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2010
26 37 (10.60%) .NET Framework
26 37 (10.60%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 89 (25.50%) MS Exchange
2 37 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 37 (10.60%) SharePoint
3 30 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (5.73%) Lync
5 17 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.58%) IIS
8 7 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.43%) CMS
10 5 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.86%) WordPress
12 2 (0.57%) Apache
13 1 (0.29%) Kentico
13 1 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 179 (51.29%) MS Excel
2 70 (20.06%) MS Office
3 9 (2.58%) MS Project
4 3 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SalesLogix
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.86%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.57%) Magento
3 2 (0.57%) Agresso
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.32%) TCP/IP
2 37 (10.60%) Firewall
3 25 (7.16%) LAN
3 25 (7.16%) WAN
4 19 (5.44%) Wireless
5 17 (4.87%) VoIP
6 16 (4.58%) DNS
7 10 (2.87%) VPN
8 9 (2.58%) SAN
8 9 (2.58%) VLAN
9 5 (1.43%) SNMP
9 5 (1.43%) Network Security
10 4 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.15%) LDAP
10 4 (1.15%) Internet
10 4 (1.15%) IPsec
11 3 (0.86%) SSL
11 3 (0.86%) CTI
11 3 (0.86%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (2.87%) Big Data
6 9 (2.58%) MS Access
7 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.72%) OLAP
9 5 (1.43%) DB2
9 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.86%) Cognos Impromptu
10 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.57%) QlikView
11 2 (0.57%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.15%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.43%) Subversion
4 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 33 (9.46%) Finance
2 23 (6.59%) Retail
3 13 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.15%) Back Office
5 3 (0.86%) Banking
5 3 (0.86%) Marketing
6 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.57%) French Language
6 2 (0.57%) Electronics
6 2 (0.57%) Advertising
6 2 (0.57%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (18.05%) Developer
2 60 (17.19%) Analyst
3 36 (10.32%) Web Developer
4 32 (9.17%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.31%) Consultant
6 27 (7.74%) IT Support
7 26 (7.45%) .NET Developer
8 24 (6.88%) 1st Line Support
9 22 (6.30%) DBA
10 19 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (5.44%) Service Analyst
11 18 (5.16%) .NET Web Developer
11 18 (5.16%) Support Analyst
11 18 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.87%) Help Desk Support
12 17 (4.87%) SQL DBA
13 16 (4.58%) Administrator
14 15 (4.30%) Software Developer
14 15 (4.30%) C# Developer
14 15 (4.30%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (23.78%) .NET
2 54 (15.47%) ASP.NET
3 37 (10.60%) .NET Framework
4 35 (10.03%) LINQ
5 29 (8.31%) HTML
6 26 (7.45%) jQuery
7 24 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (5.73%) CSS
9 18 (5.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (4.01%) WPF
12 13 (3.72%) XML
13 10 (2.87%) COM
14 6 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (1.43%) WinForms
15 5 (1.43%) WCF
16 4 (1.15%) ADO.NET
17 3 (0.86%) Middleware
17 3 (0.86%) EDI
17 3 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.30%) Clustering
2 21 (6.02%) Thin Client
2 21 (6.02%) Fat Client
3 18 (5.16%) EPoS
4 16 (4.58%) Kindle
5 12 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.86%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.57%) Statistics
7 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.57%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.57%) NHS
7 2 (0.57%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.29%) W3C
8 1 (0.29%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.29%) EMV
8 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 215 (61.60%) Windows
2 71 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (11.46%) Windows 7
6 31 (8.88%) Windows 8
7 28 (8.02%) Linux
8 26 (7.45%) Windows Vista
9 22 (6.30%) Windows XP
9 22 (6.30%) UNIX
10 7 (2.01%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.43%) AIX
11 5 (1.43%) Solaris
11 5 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.86%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.29%) Android
14 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (19.20%) ITIL
2 51 (14.61%) MVC
3 29 (8.31%) Project Management
4 26 (7.45%) Service Delivery
5 25 (7.16%) Incident Management
6 18 (5.16%) Service Management
6 18 (5.16%) Migration
7 17 (4.87%) Configuration Management
7 17 (4.87%) Problem Management
8 16 (4.58%) Software Distribution
9 13 (3.72%) Change Management
9 13 (3.72%) Resource Management
10 12 (3.44%) TDD
10 12 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.15%) Identity Management
11 11 (3.15%) Web Development
12 10 (2.87%) Pair Programming
12 10 (2.87%) CQRS
12 10 (2.87%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 97 (27.79%) SQL
2 85 (24.36%) C#
3 60 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 27 (7.74%) VB.NET
5 17 (4.87%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.72%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.44%) C++
8 11 (3.15%) Java
9 10 (2.87%) PHP
10 5 (1.43%) VB
11 3 (0.86%) Python
12 2 (0.57%) R
12 2 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.57%) Perl
12 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.29%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (17.19%) MCSE
3 56 (16.05%) MCITP
4 31 (8.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (8.60%) MCSA
6 29 (8.31%) Degree
7 23 (6.59%) A+ Certification
8 20 (5.73%) CCA
8 20 (5.73%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (4.30%) MCP
9 15 (4.30%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.87%) MCDBA
11 8 (2.29%) CCNA
11 8 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (2.01%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.57%) MCDST
15 2 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.47%) SLA
2 42 (12.03%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.15%) QA
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (32.38%) Active Directory
2 59 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.88%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.58%) vSphere
5 9 (2.58%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.15%) XenApp
7 4 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.57%) NFS
8 2 (0.57%) Samba
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.73%) SCCM
2 12 (3.44%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.15%) WSUS
4 3 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (31.52%) VMware
2 75 (21.49%) Citrix
3 45 (12.89%) Cisco
4 35 (10.03%) HP
5 17 (4.87%) SAP
6 16 (4.58%) Oracle
7 13 (3.72%) Dell
7 13 (3.72%) NetApp
8 12 (3.44%) IBM
9 8 (2.29%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.01%) Symantec
10 7 (2.01%) Apple
11 5 (1.43%) EMC
11 5 (1.43%) Cognos
12 4 (1.15%) ProCurve
12 4 (1.15%) Wind River
12 4 (1.15%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.15%) Serena
13 3 (0.86%) Sage
13 3 (0.86%) Intel
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Company Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + pension, flexitime, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Bond Dickinson
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago