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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 202 175 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.41% 19.40% 15.10%
As % of the Vendors category 45.70% 43.53% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 142 159 119
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
442 402 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 57.78% 44.57% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 322 355 406
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £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 29 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 242 (62.37%) Windows
2 220 (56.70%) MS Excel
3 133 (34.28%) SQL Server
4 116 (29.90%) SQL
5 108 (27.84%) Active Directory
6 94 (24.23%) .NET
7 84 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 79 (20.36%) C#
9 74 (19.07%) VMware
10 71 (18.30%) Security Cleared
11 69 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 65 (16.75%) TCP/IP
13 63 (16.24%) Citrix
13 63 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 60 (15.46%) SC Cleared
15 57 (14.69%) Firewall
16 52 (13.40%) ITIL
17 50 (12.89%) MS Office
18 49 (12.63%) SLA
18 49 (12.63%) SAN
18 49 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
19 47 (12.11%) WCF
20 46 (11.86%) PowerShell
20 46 (11.86%) MVC
21 45 (11.60%) MCSE
22 43 (11.08%) ASP.NET
22 43 (11.08%) CCA
22 43 (11.08%) Citrix Certification
22 43 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
23 41 (10.57%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (7.73%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.12%) IIS
3 15 (3.87%) Lync
4 9 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.06%) NetWeaver
5 8 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.77%) Node.js
7 3 (0.77%) WordPress
7 3 (0.77%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 220 (56.70%) MS Excel
2 50 (12.89%) MS Office
3 9 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.03%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.26%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.12%) Office 365
2 15 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (16.75%) TCP/IP
2 57 (14.69%) Firewall
3 49 (12.63%) SAN
4 25 (6.44%) Network Security
4 25 (6.44%) DNS
5 22 (5.67%) DHCP
6 20 (5.15%) NAS
7 19 (4.90%) CTI
8 17 (4.38%) WAN
9 16 (4.12%) LAN
10 13 (3.35%) NetScaler
11 12 (3.09%) PBX
12 8 (2.06%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.80%) Wireless
14 6 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.55%) Internet
14 6 (1.55%) VLAN
14 6 (1.55%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.29%) IPsec
16 3 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (34.28%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (7.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 28 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.09%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.77%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (0.77%) OLAP
12 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.52%) MS Access
12 2 (0.52%) MySQL
13 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (9.02%) Visual Studio
1 35 (9.02%) Moq
2 17 (4.38%) NUnit
3 16 (4.12%) MSTest
4 15 (3.87%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.52%) TestLink
8 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.26%) Maven
8 1 (0.26%) JIRA
8 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 31 (7.99%) Finance
2 12 (3.09%) Retail
3 11 (2.84%) Advertising
4 10 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.03%) Electronics
7 3 (0.77%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (22.16%) Developer
2 82 (21.13%) Analyst
3 46 (11.86%) .NET Developer
4 41 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (10.31%) C# Developer
6 38 (9.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 38 (9.79%) Service Analyst
6 38 (9.79%) Consultant
7 33 (8.51%) IT Support
8 28 (7.22%) Administrator
9 26 (6.70%) DBA
9 26 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (6.19%) Support Engineer
11 21 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
12 20 (5.15%) SQL DBA
13 19 (4.90%) Infrastructure Designer
13 19 (4.90%) Designer
13 19 (4.90%) Support Consultant
13 19 (4.90%) Technical Designer
13 19 (4.90%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (24.23%) .NET
2 47 (12.11%) WCF
3 43 (11.08%) ASP.NET
4 41 (10.57%) HTML
5 36 (9.28%) XML
6 32 (8.25%) CSS
7 31 (7.99%) WPF
8 30 (7.73%) COM
8 30 (7.73%) SOAP
9 29 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (6.70%) REST
11 20 (5.15%) LINQ
11 20 (5.15%) NHibernate
12 19 (4.90%) HTML5
12 19 (4.90%) STL
13 18 (4.64%) .NET Framework
14 17 (4.38%) WinForms
15 16 (4.12%) Unity DI Container
16 15 (3.87%) Castle Windsor
16 15 (3.87%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.76%) Fat Client
1 34 (8.76%) Thin Client
2 22 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.38%) Clustering
4 16 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.84%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.58%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.06%) NHS
8 8 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.55%) EPoS
9 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.29%) CMDB
10 5 (1.29%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.03%) E-Learning
11 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.26%) User Experience
12 1 (0.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 242 (62.37%) Windows
2 84 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (8.25%) Windows Vista
5 26 (6.70%) Linux
6 24 (6.19%) Windows 7
7 23 (5.93%) Windows XP
8 20 (5.15%) UNIX
9 19 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (3.87%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.03%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.77%) Android
13 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.40%) ITIL
2 46 (11.86%) MVC
3 43 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (10.57%) Project Management
5 37 (9.54%) Service Management
6 32 (8.25%) Scrum
7 27 (6.96%) OOD
8 26 (6.70%) Multithreading
9 25 (6.44%) Service Delivery
10 23 (5.93%) TDD
11 21 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.15%) Identity Management
13 19 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (4.12%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (4.12%) Web Application Development
15 15 (3.87%) Database Security
15 15 (3.87%) Service Desk Management
15 15 (3.87%) SDLC
15 15 (3.87%) MVVM
15 15 (3.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 116 (29.90%) SQL
2 79 (20.36%) C#
3 46 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 40 (10.31%) T-SQL
5 37 (9.54%) C++
6 35 (9.02%) JavaScript
7 25 (6.44%) Java
8 6 (1.55%) C
9 4 (1.03%) PHP
9 4 (1.03%) VB
9 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.03%) VBA
10 2 (0.52%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 71 (18.30%) Security Cleared
2 63 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (15.46%) SC Cleared
4 45 (11.60%) MCSE
5 43 (11.08%) CCA
5 43 (11.08%) Citrix Certification
6 40 (10.31%) Degree
7 39 (10.05%) MCITP
8 33 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (7.99%) MCP
10 20 (5.15%) DV Cleared
11 17 (4.38%) A+ Certification
12 9 (2.32%) MCSA
13 5 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (1.29%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.29%) CCNA
13 5 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.03%) MCDST
15 3 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.63%) SLA
2 12 (3.09%) QA
3 9 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.06%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.29%) HL7
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (27.84%) Active Directory
2 69 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.67%) vSphere
5 13 (3.35%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.35%) XenApp
6 12 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (2.58%) XenServer
8 9 (2.32%) vCloud
8 9 (2.32%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (1.80%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.52%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (8.76%) SCOM
2 32 (8.25%) SCCM
3 9 (2.32%) SCOrch
3 9 (2.32%) EdgeSight
4 2 (0.52%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.52%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.52%) SCSM
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 74 (19.07%) VMware
2 63 (16.24%) Citrix
3 36 (9.28%) Cisco
4 10 (2.58%) HP
5 9 (2.32%) Oracle
5 9 (2.32%) NetApp
5 9 (2.32%) AppSense
6 2 (0.52%) Apple
6 2 (0.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.52%) SAP
6 2 (0.52%) LANDesk
6 2 (0.52%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.26%) Acronis
7 1 (0.26%) F5
7 1 (0.26%) IronPort
7 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.26%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.26%) Websense
7 1 (0.26%) Nokia
7 1 (0.26%) Siemens
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