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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 167 122 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.49% 13.36% 17.26%
As % of the Vendors category 34.22% 31.04% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 147 110 117
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £20,350 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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
488 393 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 56.94% 43.04% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 401 330 352
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,550 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 211 (69.18%) Windows
2 168 (55.08%) MS Excel
3 103 (33.77%) Active Directory
4 102 (33.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (28.52%) VMware
6 82 (26.89%) Citrix
6 82 (26.89%) SQL
7 81 (26.56%) SQL Server
7 81 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 77 (25.25%) MS Office
9 74 (24.26%) TCP/IP
10 73 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 71 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (23.28%) Firewall
12 66 (21.64%) MCSE
13 64 (20.98%) .NET
14 58 (19.02%) MCITP
15 52 (17.05%) MS Exchange
16 51 (16.72%) CCA
16 51 (16.72%) Citrix Certification
17 50 (16.39%) Thin Client
17 50 (16.39%) Windows XP
17 50 (16.39%) ITIL
17 50 (16.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 50 (16.39%) Fat Client
18 48 (15.74%) Windows Vista
19 43 (14.10%) C#
20 37 (12.13%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (11.15%) SLA
22 33 (10.82%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 52 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.26%) Lync
4 13 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.30%) IIS
7 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.31%) WordPress
9 2 (0.66%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.33%) Node.js
10 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 168 (55.08%) MS Excel
2 77 (25.25%) MS Office
3 10 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.31%) MS Project
5 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.64%) SalesLogix
4 4 (1.31%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.98%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.98%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.66%) Agresso
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.54%) Office 365
2 18 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (24.26%) TCP/IP
2 71 (23.28%) Firewall
3 23 (7.54%) LAN
3 23 (7.54%) WAN
4 20 (6.56%) SAN
5 13 (4.26%) Network Security
6 10 (3.28%) Internet
7 9 (2.95%) VLAN
7 9 (2.95%) DNS
8 8 (2.62%) CTI
9 5 (1.64%) SNMP
9 5 (1.64%) DHCP
9 5 (1.64%) Wireless
10 4 (1.31%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.31%) VoIP
11 3 (0.98%) HTTP
11 3 (0.98%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.98%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.28%) MS Access
4 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.98%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.66%) MySQL
9 2 (0.66%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.66%) OLAP
9 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.30%) Moq
3 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.98%) TestLink
4 2 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.66%) Selenium
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (4.59%) Finance
2 6 (1.97%) Legal
2 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
2 6 (1.97%) Retail
3 5 (1.64%) Advertising
4 4 (1.31%) Back Office
5 3 (0.98%) French Language
6 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.66%) Front Office
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (17.05%) Developer
2 41 (13.44%) 2nd Line Support
3 40 (13.11%) Consultant
3 40 (13.11%) Support Engineer
4 37 (12.13%) IT Support
5 36 (11.80%) Analyst
6 33 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (7.87%) Support Consultant
7 24 (7.87%) IT Consultant
8 20 (6.56%) C# Developer
8 20 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (6.23%) Service Analyst
9 19 (6.23%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (5.90%) Software Developer
11 17 (5.57%) DBA
12 15 (4.92%) Desktop Support
13 14 (4.59%) Administrator
14 12 (3.93%) .NET Developer
15 11 (3.61%) Help Desk Support
15 11 (3.61%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.98%) .NET
2 27 (8.85%) HTML
3 26 (8.52%) CSS
4 25 (8.20%) ASP.NET
5 24 (7.87%) .NET Framework
6 20 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (5.57%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.92%) XML
9 14 (4.59%) LINQ
9 14 (4.59%) WCF
10 11 (3.61%) COM
10 11 (3.61%) Web Services
11 10 (3.28%) SOAP
11 10 (3.28%) WPF
12 9 (2.95%) REST
12 9 (2.95%) Backbone.js
12 9 (2.95%) jQuery
12 9 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (2.30%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.39%) Thin Client
1 50 (16.39%) Fat Client
2 13 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.26%) iSeries
2 13 (4.26%) AS400
3 9 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.97%) EPoS
5 5 (1.64%) Clustering
5 5 (1.64%) iPhone
6 4 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.31%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.31%) iPad
7 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.98%) User Experience
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.33%) Life Science
9 1 (0.33%) Kindle
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 211 (69.18%) Windows
2 102 (33.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (16.39%) Windows XP
5 48 (15.74%) Windows Vista
6 37 (12.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (10.49%) Windows 7
7 32 (10.49%) Windows 8
8 15 (4.92%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.97%) Linux
10 4 (1.31%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.39%) ITIL
2 21 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (6.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 18 (5.90%) MVC
4 18 (5.90%) CRM
5 16 (5.25%) Software Deployment
6 15 (4.92%) Incident Management
7 13 (4.26%) Asset Management
7 13 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 12 (3.93%) Software Distribution
9 11 (3.61%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.28%) Project Management
10 10 (3.28%) TDD
10 10 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.95%) ERP
11 9 (2.95%) OOD
12 8 (2.62%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (2.30%) PRINCE2
13 7 (2.30%) OO
13 7 (2.30%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 82 (26.89%) SQL
2 43 (14.10%) C#
3 33 (10.82%) JavaScript
4 26 (8.52%) T-SQL
5 23 (7.54%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.92%) C++
7 14 (4.59%) VB
8 11 (3.61%) PHP
9 10 (3.28%) Python
10 7 (2.30%) C
11 6 (1.97%) Java
12 4 (1.31%) Delphi
12 4 (1.31%) VBScript
13 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.66%) VBA
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (21.64%) MCSE
3 58 (19.02%) MCITP
4 51 (16.72%) CCA
4 51 (16.72%) Citrix Certification
5 50 (16.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (9.18%) Degree
7 20 (6.56%) SC Cleared
7 20 (6.56%) Security Cleared
8 13 (4.26%) MCSA
9 11 (3.61%) MCP
10 9 (2.95%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.97%) CCNA
11 6 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.97%) MCTS
11 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.31%) MCDST
14 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.66%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.15%) SLA
2 24 (7.87%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.98%) HL7
5 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 103 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 71 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.93%) vSphere
5 9 (2.95%) vCloud
6 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.31%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.98%) XenApp
7 3 (0.98%) XenServer
7 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (7.21%) SCCM
2 15 (4.92%) Backup Exec
3 13 (4.26%) SCOM
4 6 (1.97%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.98%) EdgeSight
5 3 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.98%) Netcool
5 3 (0.98%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 87 (28.52%) VMware
2 82 (26.89%) Citrix
3 12 (3.93%) HP
3 12 (3.93%) Cisco
4 9 (2.95%) NetApp
5 8 (2.62%) SAP
6 7 (2.30%) Oracle
7 6 (1.97%) LANDesk
7 6 (1.97%) SonicWALL
8 5 (1.64%) Mitel
8 5 (1.64%) IBM
8 5 (1.64%) Serena
9 4 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.98%) AppSense
10 3 (0.98%) Compuware
10 3 (0.98%) Wind River
11 2 (0.66%) ProCurve
11 2 (0.66%) Veeam
11 2 (0.66%) Apple
11 2 (0.66%) Pegasus
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