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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 221 149 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.45% 16.00% 15.47%
As % of the Vendors category 42.83% 39.11% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 178 131 120
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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
516 381 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 57.08% 40.92% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 399 339 378
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,850 £60,000 £52,500
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 244 (63.21%) Windows
2 222 (57.51%) MS Excel
3 133 (34.46%) SQL Server
4 124 (32.12%) SQL
5 107 (27.72%) Active Directory
6 100 (25.91%) .NET
7 87 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 78 (20.21%) VMware
8 78 (20.21%) C#
9 77 (19.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 69 (17.88%) TCP/IP
11 68 (17.62%) Citrix
12 63 (16.32%) Firewall
13 61 (15.80%) ITIL
13 61 (15.80%) MCSE
14 58 (15.03%) MS Office
15 53 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 51 (13.21%) CCA
16 51 (13.21%) Citrix Certification
17 50 (12.95%) MCITP
18 49 (12.69%) Security Cleared
19 47 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
19 47 (12.18%) HTML
20 46 (11.92%) JavaScript
21 44 (11.40%) SLA
22 43 (11.14%) T-SQL
22 43 (11.14%) ASP.NET
22 43 (11.14%) MVC
22 43 (11.14%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (8.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.40%) IIS
2 17 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.63%) Lync
4 8 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.30%) NetWeaver
6 4 (1.04%) WordPress
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.04%) Node.js
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.78%) CMS
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 222 (57.51%) MS Excel
2 58 (15.03%) MS Office
3 10 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) MS Project
5 4 (1.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.78%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.52%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.52%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.48%) Office 365
2 21 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.88%) TCP/IP
2 63 (16.32%) Firewall
3 40 (10.36%) SAN
4 23 (5.96%) Network Security
5 22 (5.70%) DNS
6 19 (4.92%) CTI
7 18 (4.66%) DHCP
8 14 (3.63%) LAN
8 14 (3.63%) NAS
9 13 (3.37%) WAN
10 12 (3.11%) NetScaler
11 8 (2.07%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.07%) Wireshark
11 8 (2.07%) PBX
11 8 (2.07%) Internet
12 6 (1.55%) Wireless
13 5 (1.30%) SNMP
14 4 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.04%) VLAN
15 3 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (34.46%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.55%) MS Access
11 4 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.78%) OLAP
12 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (7.77%) Visual Studio
2 28 (7.25%) Moq
3 13 (3.37%) NUnit
4 12 (3.11%) MSTest
5 11 (2.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.78%) TestLink
8 2 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.52%) Maven
8 2 (0.52%) Selenium
9 1 (0.26%) Ant
9 1 (0.26%) JIRA
9 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 31 (8.03%) Finance
2 11 (2.85%) Advertising
3 9 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.33%) Retail
4 7 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.04%) Legal
5 4 (1.04%) Electronics
6 3 (0.78%) French Language
7 2 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (22.80%) Developer
2 73 (18.91%) Analyst
3 45 (11.66%) Consultant
4 41 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (10.62%) C# Developer
4 41 (10.62%) .NET Developer
5 40 (10.36%) IT Support
6 35 (9.07%) Service Desk Analyst
6 35 (9.07%) Service Analyst
7 26 (6.74%) Administrator
8 25 (6.48%) DBA
8 25 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (5.96%) IT Consultant
9 23 (5.96%) Support Consultant
9 23 (5.96%) Support Engineer
10 21 (5.44%) Systems Analyst
11 19 (4.92%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (4.66%) SQL DBA
13 15 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (25.91%) .NET
2 47 (12.18%) HTML
3 43 (11.14%) ASP.NET
4 39 (10.10%) CSS
5 38 (9.84%) WCF
6 33 (8.55%) XML
7 29 (7.51%) COM
7 29 (7.51%) WPF
8 26 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (6.74%) SOAP
8 26 (6.74%) .NET Framework
9 23 (5.96%) REST
10 22 (5.70%) AngularJS
11 21 (5.44%) KnockoutJS
12 19 (4.92%) HTML5
13 17 (4.40%) LINQ
13 17 (4.40%) NHibernate
14 16 (4.15%) STL
15 14 (3.63%) CSS3
16 13 (3.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.62%) Thin Client
1 41 (10.62%) Fat Client
2 17 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.89%) Clustering
4 14 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.37%) Private Cloud
6 12 (3.11%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.07%) NHS
7 8 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.81%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.30%) EPoS
9 5 (1.30%) CMDB
10 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.04%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.78%) AS400
11 3 (0.78%) iSeries
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 244 (63.21%) Windows
2 87 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (10.62%) Windows Vista
5 34 (8.81%) Windows XP
6 23 (5.96%) Windows 7
7 22 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (5.18%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.89%) Linux
10 14 (3.63%) UNIX
11 4 (1.04%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.52%) Android
13 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (15.80%) ITIL
2 47 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (11.14%) MVC
4 31 (8.03%) Scrum
5 27 (6.99%) Project Management
5 27 (6.99%) Service Management
6 25 (6.48%) OOD
7 24 (6.22%) TDD
8 22 (5.70%) Multithreading
9 18 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (4.66%) Service Delivery
10 17 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (3.89%) CRM
11 15 (3.89%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.63%) Identity Management
13 13 (3.37%) Kanban
14 12 (3.11%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (3.11%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 124 (32.12%) SQL
2 78 (20.21%) C#
3 46 (11.92%) JavaScript
4 43 (11.14%) T-SQL
4 43 (11.14%) PowerShell
5 35 (9.07%) C++
6 24 (6.22%) Java
7 9 (2.33%) VB
8 7 (1.81%) C
8 7 (1.81%) PHP
9 6 (1.55%) Python
10 4 (1.04%) VBA
11 3 (0.78%) VBScript
12 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 77 (19.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (15.80%) MCSE
3 51 (13.21%) CCA
3 51 (13.21%) Citrix Certification
4 50 (12.95%) MCITP
5 49 (12.69%) Security Cleared
6 43 (11.14%) Degree
6 43 (11.14%) SC Cleared
7 42 (10.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (6.22%) MCP
9 15 (3.89%) DV Cleared
10 13 (3.37%) A+ Certification
11 9 (2.33%) MCSA
12 5 (1.30%) CCNA
12 5 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.30%) MCDST
12 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.40%) SLA
2 15 (3.89%) ISO 9001
3 12 (3.11%) QA
4 7 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.30%) HL7
6 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (27.72%) Active Directory
2 78 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.96%) vSphere
5 13 (3.37%) vCloud
6 12 (3.11%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.11%) XenApp
7 11 (2.85%) XenServer
7 11 (2.85%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 33 (8.55%) SCOM
2 30 (7.77%) SCCM
3 10 (2.59%) EdgeSight
4 9 (2.33%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.78%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.78%) Netcool
5 3 (0.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.26%) MOM
6 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 78 (20.21%) VMware
2 68 (17.62%) Citrix
3 28 (7.25%) Cisco
4 13 (3.37%) NetApp
4 13 (3.37%) HP
5 10 (2.59%) AppSense
6 9 (2.33%) Oracle
7 6 (1.55%) LANDesk
8 5 (1.30%) SAP
8 5 (1.30%) IBM
9 4 (1.04%) SonicWALL
10 3 (0.78%) Compuware
10 3 (0.78%) Mitel
11 2 (0.52%) Serena
11 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.26%) Avaya
12 1 (0.26%) Genesys
12 1 (0.26%) Siemens
12 1 (0.26%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.26%) Borland
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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