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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 162 150 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.10% 18.14% 15.80%
As % of the Vendors category 39.13% 35.55% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 155 146 119
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
414 422 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 48.82% 51.03% 52.96%
Number of salaries quoted 363 414 422
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 244 (68.35%) Windows
2 200 (56.02%) MS Excel
3 131 (36.69%) VMware
4 116 (32.49%) Active Directory
5 103 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 97 (27.17%) Citrix
7 96 (26.89%) MS Exchange
8 90 (25.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 88 (24.65%) SQL
10 87 (24.37%) C#
11 84 (23.53%) .NET
11 84 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 79 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 78 (21.85%) MS Office
14 76 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 72 (20.17%) MCITP
16 66 (18.49%) MCSE
17 64 (17.93%) ITIL
18 63 (17.65%) TCP/IP
19 58 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 58 (16.25%) JavaScript
20 56 (15.69%) SLA
21 53 (14.85%) Firewall
21 53 (14.85%) ASP.NET
22 52 (14.57%) MVC
23 48 (13.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 46 (12.89%) Windows 7
25 43 (12.04%) ISO 9001
26 41 (11.48%) Cisco
26 41 (11.48%) Windows 8

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 96 (26.89%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (8.40%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (5.04%) Lync
7 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.96%) IIS
9 6 (1.68%) CMS
10 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.84%) WordPress
12 2 (0.56%) Apache
13 1 (0.28%) Kentico
13 1 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 200 (56.02%) MS Excel
2 78 (21.85%) MS Office
3 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.56%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) SalesLogix
1 4 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.84%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.56%) Agresso
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.28%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 53 (14.85%) Firewall
3 18 (5.04%) WAN
3 18 (5.04%) LAN
4 13 (3.64%) SAN
5 12 (3.36%) Wireless
5 12 (3.36%) VLAN
6 10 (2.80%) DNS
7 9 (2.52%) VoIP
8 8 (2.24%) VPN
9 6 (1.68%) Network Security
10 5 (1.40%) SNMP
11 4 (1.12%) LDAP
11 4 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.84%) CTI
12 3 (0.84%) Internet
12 3 (0.84%) ISDN
13 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.28%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.52%) MS Access
6 8 (2.24%) Big Data
7 6 (1.68%) OLAP
7 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.40%) DB2
9 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.56%) MySQL
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.56%) QlikView
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Selenium
4 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (7.00%) Finance
2 14 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.36%) Retail
4 4 (1.12%) Back Office
5 3 (0.84%) Marketing
5 3 (0.84%) Banking
5 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.84%) Advertising
6 2 (0.56%) Military
6 2 (0.56%) Front Office
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
6 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (17.93%) Developer
2 54 (15.13%) Analyst
3 45 (12.61%) Support Engineer
4 38 (10.64%) Web Developer
5 32 (8.96%) Consultant
5 32 (8.96%) IT Support
6 29 (8.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (7.00%) .NET Developer
9 23 (6.44%) Service Analyst
9 23 (6.44%) DBA
9 23 (6.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (5.88%) Support Analyst
11 19 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (5.32%) 1st Line Support
12 18 (5.04%) .NET Web Developer
13 17 (4.76%) SQL DBA
13 17 (4.76%) Administrator
14 16 (4.48%) Team Leader
15 15 (4.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (23.53%) .NET
2 53 (14.85%) ASP.NET
3 39 (10.92%) .NET Framework
4 37 (10.36%) LINQ
5 25 (7.00%) jQuery
6 24 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (6.44%) HTML
8 18 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 18 (5.04%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (4.76%) CSS
10 11 (3.08%) WPF
10 11 (3.08%) XML
11 9 (2.52%) WinForms
12 6 (1.68%) COM
12 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.12%) ADO.NET
13 4 (1.12%) WCF
14 3 (0.84%) REST
14 3 (0.84%) NHibernate
14 3 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.64%) Fat Client
1 38 (10.64%) Thin Client
2 25 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.04%) Clustering
3 18 (5.04%) User Experience
4 16 (4.48%) Kindle
5 10 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.52%) EPoS
7 5 (1.40%) iSeries
8 4 (1.12%) AS400
9 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.56%) NHS
10 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.56%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.28%) Social Media
11 1 (0.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 244 (68.35%) Windows
2 103 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (12.89%) Windows 7
6 41 (11.48%) Windows 8
7 40 (11.20%) Windows Vista
8 37 (10.36%) Windows XP
9 24 (6.72%) Linux
10 17 (4.76%) UNIX
11 7 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.40%) AIX
12 5 (1.40%) Solaris
13 4 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.12%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.28%) Android
15 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.93%) ITIL
2 52 (14.57%) MVC
3 29 (8.12%) Service Delivery
4 23 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (5.32%) Incident Management
6 18 (5.04%) Configuration Management
6 18 (5.04%) Project Management
6 18 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (4.76%) Service Management
8 15 (4.20%) Problem Management
9 13 (3.64%) Resource Management
9 13 (3.64%) Mentoring
9 13 (3.64%) Migration
10 11 (3.08%) Web Development
10 11 (3.08%) Software Distribution
10 11 (3.08%) Change Management
10 11 (3.08%) TDD
11 10 (2.80%) OO
11 10 (2.80%) Software Deployment
12 9 (2.52%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (24.65%) SQL
2 87 (24.37%) C#
3 58 (16.25%) JavaScript
4 26 (7.28%) VB.NET
5 18 (5.04%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.64%) C++
8 11 (3.08%) Java
9 10 (2.80%) PHP
10 5 (1.40%) VB
11 4 (1.12%) C
12 3 (0.84%) Python
13 2 (0.56%) Perl
13 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.56%) R
14 1 (0.28%) VBScript
14 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (25.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (20.17%) MCITP
3 66 (18.49%) MCSE
4 48 (13.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 35 (9.80%) CCA
5 35 (9.80%) Citrix Certification
6 33 (9.24%) MCSA
7 29 (8.12%) Degree
8 19 (5.32%) A+ Certification
9 15 (4.20%) MCP
10 14 (3.92%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.80%) MCDBA
11 10 (2.80%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.52%) CCNA
12 9 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.96%) MCTS
14 6 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.56%) MCDST
17 1 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (15.69%) SLA
2 43 (12.04%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (32.49%) Active Directory
2 76 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.64%) vSphere
5 9 (2.52%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.12%) XenApp
8 2 (0.56%) NFS
8 2 (0.56%) Samba
8 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.60%) SCCM
2 18 (5.04%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.12%) WSUS
4 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 131 (36.69%) VMware
2 97 (27.17%) Citrix
3 41 (11.48%) Cisco
4 30 (8.40%) HP
5 14 (3.92%) Oracle
6 13 (3.64%) Dell
7 12 (3.36%) IBM
8 10 (2.80%) SAP
9 9 (2.52%) NetApp
10 8 (2.24%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.96%) Wind River
11 7 (1.96%) Serena
11 7 (1.96%) Symantec
12 6 (1.68%) Apple
12 6 (1.68%) ProCurve
13 5 (1.40%) EMC
14 3 (0.84%) Adobe
15 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
15 2 (0.56%) Cognos
15 2 (0.56%) Sun
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