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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 182 110 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.78% 12.47% 16.55%
As % of the Vendors category 34.15% 31.52% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 161 95 108
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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
533 349 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 55.01% 39.57% 46.57%
Number of salaries quoted 431 296 325
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 222 (65.88%) Windows
2 183 (54.30%) MS Excel
3 109 (32.34%) Active Directory
4 106 (31.45%) SQL
5 101 (29.97%) SQL Server
6 91 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (24.04%) VMware
8 80 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 79 (23.44%) Citrix
10 75 (22.26%) .NET
10 75 (22.26%) Firewall
11 72 (21.36%) TCP/IP
12 71 (21.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 67 (19.88%) MS Office
14 66 (19.58%) MCSE
15 64 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 57 (16.91%) ITIL
17 56 (16.62%) MCITP
18 54 (16.02%) C#
19 51 (15.13%) CCA
19 51 (15.13%) Citrix Certification
20 48 (14.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 46 (13.65%) Thin Client
21 46 (13.65%) Windows Vista
21 46 (13.65%) Fat Client
22 44 (13.06%) MS Exchange
23 42 (12.46%) Windows XP
24 38 (11.28%) JavaScript
25 37 (10.98%) HTML
25 37 (10.98%) SLA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 44 (13.06%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.72%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.86%) Lync
3 13 (3.86%) IIS
4 10 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.19%) WordPress
6 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.59%) Node.js
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 183 (54.30%) MS Excel
2 67 (19.88%) MS Office
3 9 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.19%) MS Project
6 3 (0.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.48%) SalesLogix
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.19%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.89%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.59%) Agresso
6 2 (0.59%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.01%) Office 365
2 19 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (22.26%) Firewall
2 72 (21.36%) TCP/IP
3 32 (9.50%) SAN
4 22 (6.53%) LAN
4 22 (6.53%) WAN
5 17 (5.04%) Network Security
6 13 (3.86%) DNS
7 12 (3.56%) CTI
8 9 (2.67%) DHCP
8 9 (2.67%) Internet
9 8 (2.37%) VLAN
10 6 (1.78%) Wireless
10 6 (1.78%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.48%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.48%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.48%) SNMP
12 4 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.19%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.19%) NAS
13 3 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (29.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.97%) MS Access
6 10 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.89%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.89%) OLAP
10 3 (0.89%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.59%) MySQL
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (6.23%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.15%) Moq
3 5 (1.48%) NUnit
4 4 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (1.19%) MSTest
5 3 (0.89%) TestLink
6 2 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.59%) Selenium
6 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.59%) Maven
6 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.30%) Ant
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 25 (7.42%) Finance
2 11 (3.26%) Advertising
3 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.78%) Retail
5 5 (1.48%) Legal
6 4 (1.19%) Back Office
7 3 (0.89%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.89%) French Language
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.30%) German Language
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (18.69%) Developer
2 47 (13.95%) Analyst
3 44 (13.06%) Consultant
4 41 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (11.87%) IT Support
6 30 (8.90%) C# Developer
7 29 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (8.31%) Support Engineer
9 24 (7.12%) DBA
9 24 (7.12%) .NET Developer
10 23 (6.82%) Support Consultant
10 23 (6.82%) IT Consultant
11 22 (6.53%) Administrator
11 22 (6.53%) Service Analyst
11 22 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (5.93%) Software Developer
13 17 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
15 13 (3.86%) Systems Analyst
15 13 (3.86%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (22.26%) .NET
2 37 (10.98%) HTML
3 35 (10.39%) CSS
4 28 (8.31%) ASP.NET
5 23 (6.82%) WCF
6 22 (6.53%) .NET Framework
7 21 (6.23%) XML
8 18 (5.34%) AngularJS
9 17 (5.04%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (4.75%) COM
10 16 (4.75%) WPF
11 15 (4.45%) SOAP
12 14 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (3.86%) REST
13 13 (3.86%) LINQ
14 12 (3.56%) Web Services
14 12 (3.56%) HTML5
15 11 (3.26%) CSS3
16 10 (2.97%) STL
16 10 (2.97%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.65%) Thin Client
1 46 (13.65%) Fat Client
2 13 (3.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.67%) iSeries
4 9 (2.67%) AS400
5 8 (2.37%) Clustering
6 6 (1.78%) EPoS
7 5 (1.48%) NHS
8 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.19%) iPhone
8 4 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.19%) iPad
9 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.30%) Life Science
11 1 (0.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 222 (65.88%) Windows
2 91 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (13.65%) Windows Vista
5 42 (12.46%) Windows XP
6 27 (8.01%) Windows 7
7 26 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (7.42%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (2.67%) Linux
11 4 (1.19%) UNIX
11 4 (1.19%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.91%) ITIL
2 33 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (8.01%) MVC
4 19 (5.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (5.64%) CRM
5 17 (5.04%) Project Management
5 17 (5.04%) Scrum
6 15 (4.45%) TDD
7 13 (3.86%) Incident Management
7 13 (3.86%) OOD
8 12 (3.56%) Software Deployment
9 11 (3.26%) Multithreading
9 11 (3.26%) Software Engineering
9 11 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (2.97%) Software Distribution
11 9 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (2.67%) ERP
11 9 (2.67%) Asset Management
11 9 (2.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 106 (31.45%) SQL
2 54 (16.02%) C#
3 38 (11.28%) JavaScript
4 34 (10.09%) T-SQL
4 34 (10.09%) PowerShell
5 22 (6.53%) C++
6 14 (4.15%) VB
7 12 (3.56%) Java
8 11 (3.26%) PHP
9 10 (2.97%) Python
10 6 (1.78%) C
11 4 (1.19%) Delphi
11 4 (1.19%) VBScript
12 3 (0.89%) VBA
13 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (19.58%) MCSE
3 56 (16.62%) MCITP
4 51 (15.13%) CCA
4 51 (15.13%) Citrix Certification
5 48 (14.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (9.50%) Degree
7 20 (5.93%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.93%) Security Cleared
8 17 (5.04%) VCP4
9 14 (4.15%) MCP
10 10 (2.97%) MCSA
11 7 (2.08%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.08%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.78%) CCNA
12 6 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.19%) MCDST
15 3 (0.89%) MCTS
15 3 (0.89%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.98%) SLA
2 18 (5.34%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.19%) HL7
4 4 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 109 (32.34%) Active Directory
2 71 (21.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.01%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.75%) vSphere
5 12 (3.56%) vCloud
6 6 (1.78%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.78%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.78%) XenApp
6 6 (1.78%) XenServer
6 6 (1.78%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.53%) SCCM
2 17 (5.04%) SCOM
3 9 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.08%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.48%) EdgeSight
6 3 (0.89%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.89%) Netcool
6 3 (0.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.30%) MOM
Vendors
1 81 (24.04%) VMware
2 79 (23.44%) Citrix
3 15 (4.45%) Cisco
4 12 (3.56%) HP
4 12 (3.56%) NetApp
5 8 (2.37%) Oracle
6 7 (2.08%) SAP
7 6 (1.78%) SonicWALL
7 6 (1.78%) LANDesk
8 5 (1.48%) IBM
8 5 (1.48%) AppSense
8 5 (1.48%) Mitel
9 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.89%) Compuware
11 2 (0.59%) Serena
11 2 (0.59%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.30%) Panasonic
12 1 (0.30%) Avaya
12 1 (0.30%) Juniper
12 1 (0.30%) Genesys
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