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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 198 206 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.16% 23.49% 16.69%
As % of the Vendors category 48.06% 44.69% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 148 187 137
Average salary £40,000 £31,349 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.59% -3.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
412 461 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.43% 52.57% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 320 399 435
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 259 (63.33%) Windows
2 230 (56.23%) MS Excel
3 128 (31.30%) Active Directory
4 123 (30.07%) SQL Server
5 113 (27.63%) SQL
6 100 (24.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (22.49%) .NET
8 84 (20.54%) VMware
9 81 (19.80%) Security Cleared
10 78 (19.07%) C#
11 70 (17.11%) Citrix
12 68 (16.63%) SC Cleared
13 66 (16.14%) SAN
13 66 (16.14%) TCP/IP
14 65 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 63 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 61 (14.91%) MS Office
17 55 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 54 (13.20%) ITIL
19 51 (12.47%) SLA
20 50 (12.22%) WCF
21 49 (11.98%) PowerShell
21 49 (11.98%) Project Management
21 49 (11.98%) MS Exchange
22 48 (11.74%) MVC
23 47 (11.49%) Firewall
24 44 (10.76%) ASP.NET
25 43 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
26 42 (10.27%) Service Management
26 42 (10.27%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 49 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.62%) Lync
3 21 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (4.65%) IIS
5 11 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.44%) NetWeaver
7 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.98%) Node.js
9 3 (0.73%) CMS
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.24%) Apache
11 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 230 (56.23%) MS Excel
2 61 (14.91%) MS Office
3 11 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.98%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.49%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.20%) Office 365
3 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 66 (16.14%) TCP/IP
1 66 (16.14%) SAN
2 47 (11.49%) Firewall
3 30 (7.33%) DNS
4 26 (6.36%) DHCP
4 26 (6.36%) Network Security
5 25 (6.11%) NAS
6 21 (5.13%) WAN
7 19 (4.65%) CTI
7 19 (4.65%) LAN
7 19 (4.65%) NetScaler
8 16 (3.91%) PBX
9 8 (1.96%) VLAN
10 7 (1.71%) Wireshark
10 7 (1.71%) Wireless
11 6 (1.47%) IPsec
11 6 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.22%) FCoE
12 5 (1.22%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.93%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.73%) MySQL
10 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.49%) OLAP
11 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (9.05%) Visual Studio
2 36 (8.80%) Moq
3 21 (5.13%) NUnit
4 17 (4.16%) MSTest
5 16 (3.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.22%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.49%) Selenium
10 1 (0.24%) Subversion
10 1 (0.24%) Maven
10 1 (0.24%) JIRA
10 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.24%) TestLink
General
1 32 (7.82%) Finance
2 14 (3.42%) Retail
3 12 (2.93%) Advertising
4 10 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.22%) Publishing
7 4 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 95 (23.23%) Analyst
2 80 (19.56%) Developer
3 46 (11.25%) Service Analyst
3 46 (11.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 45 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (10.51%) .NET Developer
6 36 (8.80%) C# Developer
7 35 (8.56%) Consultant
8 26 (6.36%) Administrator
8 26 (6.36%) IT Support
9 24 (5.87%) Designer
9 24 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (5.87%) Infrastructure Designer
10 23 (5.62%) Technical Designer
10 23 (5.62%) DBA
11 22 (5.38%) Support Engineer
12 21 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
13 20 (4.89%) 1st Line Support
14 19 (4.65%) Architect
15 17 (4.16%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (22.49%) .NET
2 50 (12.22%) WCF
3 44 (10.76%) ASP.NET
4 34 (8.31%) XML
5 33 (8.07%) HTML
6 32 (7.82%) COM
7 31 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (7.33%) SOAP
9 29 (7.09%) WPF
10 26 (6.36%) REST
11 24 (5.87%) CSS
12 20 (4.89%) HTML5
13 19 (4.65%) LINQ
13 19 (4.65%) NHibernate
14 18 (4.40%) STL
15 17 (4.16%) WinForms
15 17 (4.16%) Unity DI Container
16 16 (3.91%) Spring.NET
16 16 (3.91%) Castle Windsor
16 16 (3.91%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.85%) Thin Client
1 28 (6.85%) Fat Client
2 18 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.16%) Inversion of Control
3 17 (4.16%) Clustering
4 10 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.96%) NHS
5 8 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.47%) EPoS
6 6 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.22%) CMDB
8 4 (0.98%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.49%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 259 (63.33%) Windows
2 100 (24.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (9.29%) Linux
5 29 (7.09%) Windows 7
6 28 (6.85%) Windows Vista
7 25 (6.11%) Windows XP
8 24 (5.87%) UNIX
9 23 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (3.67%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.47%) Android
12 4 (0.98%) Solaris
13 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Fedora
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.20%) ITIL
2 49 (11.98%) Project Management
3 48 (11.74%) MVC
4 43 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (10.27%) Service Management
6 33 (8.07%) Scrum
7 28 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 27 (6.60%) OOD
9 26 (6.36%) Multithreading
10 24 (5.87%) Identity Management
11 22 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (5.13%) TDD
12 21 (5.13%) Service Desk Management
13 20 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (4.16%) Dependency Injection
14 17 (4.16%) Web Application Development
15 16 (3.91%) MVVM
15 16 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (3.91%) Kanban
16 14 (3.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 113 (27.63%) SQL
2 78 (19.07%) C#
3 49 (11.98%) PowerShell
4 37 (9.05%) C++
5 35 (8.56%) T-SQL
6 28 (6.85%) Java
6 28 (6.85%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.22%) VBScript
7 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.98%) VBA
9 3 (0.73%) PHP
9 3 (0.73%) C
9 3 (0.73%) VB
10 2 (0.49%) Python
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (19.80%) Security Cleared
2 68 (16.63%) SC Cleared
3 55 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (10.27%) MCSE
5 39 (9.54%) Degree
6 36 (8.80%) CCA
6 36 (8.80%) Citrix Certification
7 35 (8.56%) MCP
8 30 (7.33%) MCITP
9 29 (7.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (5.13%) A+ Certification
11 20 (4.89%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.96%) MCSA
13 5 (1.22%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.98%) VCP4
14 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.98%) CCNA
15 3 (0.73%) MCTS
16 2 (0.49%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.47%) SLA
2 12 (2.93%) QA
3 7 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.22%) HL7
5 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (31.30%) Active Directory
2 65 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.31%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.60%) vSphere
5 20 (4.89%) XenApp
6 15 (3.67%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (2.20%) XenServer
9 8 (1.96%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.71%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.47%) vCloud
12 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 39 (9.54%) SCOM
2 35 (8.56%) SCCM
3 8 (1.96%) EdgeSight
4 7 (1.71%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.22%) vMotion
6 2 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.49%) SCSM
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.49%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.49%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 84 (20.54%) VMware
2 70 (17.11%) Citrix
3 41 (10.02%) Cisco
4 12 (2.93%) HP
5 11 (2.69%) Oracle
6 8 (1.96%) AppSense
7 6 (1.47%) NetApp
8 5 (1.22%) 3PAR
9 4 (0.98%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.98%) Intel
10 3 (0.73%) EMC
10 3 (0.73%) Apple
11 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.49%) Nokia
11 2 (0.49%) Juniper
11 2 (0.49%) SAP
11 2 (0.49%) Dell
11 2 (0.49%) Websense
11 2 (0.49%) F5
11 2 (0.49%) Blue Coat
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30k - £35k per annum + good Pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Segensworth, Southampton , Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £0 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car/Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago