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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 140 189 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.28% 28.00% 18.07%
As % of the Vendors category 42.55% 56.76% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 132 178 149
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,025 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
329 333 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.00% 49.33% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 306 307 353
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 191 (56.68%) Windows
2 182 (54.01%) MS Excel
3 139 (41.25%) SQL
4 109 (32.34%) SQL Server
5 93 (27.60%) VMware
6 91 (27.00%) Active Directory
7 79 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 76 (22.55%) Degree
8 76 (22.55%) C#
9 66 (19.58%) Windows Server
10 65 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 61 (18.10%) Citrix
12 58 (17.21%) .NET
13 57 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 51 (15.13%) T-SQL
14 51 (15.13%) MS Office
14 51 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 48 (14.24%) IIS
16 46 (13.65%) Office 365
17 43 (12.76%) XenApp
18 42 (12.46%) Computer Science
18 42 (12.46%) MS Exchange
19 40 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2013
20 39 (11.57%) Hyper-V
20 39 (11.57%) Time Management
21 38 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
21 38 (11.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 37 (10.98%) SAN
23 36 (10.68%) MS Access

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (14.24%) IIS
2 42 (12.46%) MS Exchange
3 39 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (5.64%) Skype for Business
6 18 (5.34%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.59%) CMS
10 1 (0.30%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 182 (54.01%) MS Excel
2 51 (15.13%) MS Office
3 5 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.89%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.59%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.30%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.65%) Office 365
2 31 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.19%) SaaS
5 2 (0.59%) Slack
5 2 (0.59%) Trello
6 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.98%) SAN
2 23 (6.82%) DNS
3 20 (5.93%) DHCP
4 18 (5.34%) Firewall
5 15 (4.45%) LAN
5 15 (4.45%) VoIP
5 15 (4.45%) VPN
6 13 (3.86%) NetScaler
7 12 (3.56%) HTTP
7 12 (3.56%) Network Security
7 12 (3.56%) SSL
7 12 (3.56%) WAN
7 12 (3.56%) Wireless
8 8 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (2.37%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.08%) BGP
9 7 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (2.08%) OSPF
10 3 (0.89%) Skype
10 3 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (32.34%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (10.68%) MS Access
4 20 (5.93%) OLAP
4 20 (5.93%) OLTP
5 13 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.26%) Data Mining
7 9 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.78%) MySQL
10 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 3 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (0.30%) Big Data
14 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
14 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (5.04%) Selenium
2 15 (4.45%) SoapUI
3 12 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.30%) NUnit
General
1 29 (8.61%) Retail
2 25 (7.42%) Finance
3 10 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.08%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.19%) Electronics
5 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.89%) Back Office
6 3 (0.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.59%) French Language
7 2 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (19.88%) Analyst
2 55 (16.32%) Developer
3 42 (12.46%) Consultant
4 39 (11.57%) Support Engineer
5 38 (11.28%) Applications Support
6 37 (10.98%) Software Developer
7 33 (9.79%) .NET Developer
7 33 (9.79%) C# Developer
8 31 (9.20%) C# Software Developer
9 30 (8.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 30 (8.90%) Service Analyst
9 30 (8.90%) Service Desk Analyst
10 27 (8.01%) .NET Software Developer
10 27 (8.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (7.42%) DBA
11 25 (7.42%) SQL Developer
12 23 (6.82%) IT Engineer
13 21 (6.23%) Support Analyst
14 19 (5.64%) Applications Specialist
14 19 (5.64%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.21%) .NET
2 22 (6.53%) CSS
2 22 (6.53%) HTML
3 18 (5.34%) ASP.NET
3 18 (5.34%) Web Services
4 15 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (4.15%) jQuery
6 12 (3.56%) COM
7 10 (2.97%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.78%) XML
9 5 (1.48%) CSS3
9 5 (1.48%) HTML5
9 5 (1.48%) WCF
10 3 (0.89%) LINQ
10 3 (0.89%) WPF
11 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (0.59%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.59%) SOAP
11 2 (0.59%) XHTML
11 2 (0.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.46%) Computer Science
2 40 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.72%) Clustering
4 18 (5.34%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.45%) EFT
5 15 (4.45%) EPoS
6 13 (3.86%) Replication
7 12 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (3.26%) Fat Client
8 11 (3.26%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.08%) Statistics
10 5 (1.48%) User Experience
11 4 (1.19%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.59%) IPTV
14 1 (0.30%) Data Conversion
14 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 191 (56.68%) Windows
2 79 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (19.58%) Windows Server
4 65 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (5.93%) Linux
7 13 (3.86%) Apple iOS
7 13 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.86%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.56%) Android
8 12 (3.56%) CentOS
8 12 (3.56%) Fedora
8 12 (3.56%) FreeBSD
8 12 (3.56%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (3.56%) Windows Phone
8 12 (3.56%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.48%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.19%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (11.57%) Time Management
2 30 (8.90%) ITIL
3 28 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (7.42%) Test Scripting
5 23 (6.82%) Web Development
6 22 (6.53%) Data Security
6 22 (6.53%) Project Management
7 20 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (5.64%) TDD
9 17 (5.04%) MVC
10 16 (4.75%) BDD
10 16 (4.75%) Business Development
10 16 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (4.75%) Exploratory Testing
10 16 (4.75%) Performance Testing
10 16 (4.75%) Regression Testing
10 16 (4.75%) SDLC
10 16 (4.75%) Test Planning
11 15 (4.45%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (4.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 139 (41.25%) SQL
2 76 (22.55%) C#
3 51 (15.13%) T-SQL
4 29 (8.61%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.75%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.45%) Delphi
7 12 (3.56%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.56%) Java
7 12 (3.56%) PHP
7 12 (3.56%) Python
7 12 (3.56%) Ruby
8 11 (3.26%) C
9 3 (0.89%) VB
9 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.59%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.30%) F#
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (22.55%) Degree
2 57 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 32 (9.50%) Security Cleared
4 30 (8.90%) MCSE
5 29 (8.61%) CCA
5 29 (8.61%) Citrix Certification
5 29 (8.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (5.64%) MCSA
7 13 (3.86%) MCP
8 12 (3.56%) CCNA
8 12 (3.56%) ISEB
9 10 (2.97%) A+ Certification
10 8 (2.37%) CCNP
11 6 (1.78%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.78%) MCITP
12 3 (0.89%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.59%) CCEA
13 2 (0.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.42%) SLA
2 22 (6.53%) QA
3 12 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.78%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.48%) COBIT
5 5 (1.48%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 91 (27.00%) Active Directory
2 51 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (12.76%) XenApp
4 39 (11.57%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.48%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.89%) vSphere
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (7.12%) Microsoft Clustering
2 17 (5.04%) SCOM
3 12 (3.56%) Ansible
3 12 (3.56%) Puppet
4 11 (3.26%) DatAdvantage
4 11 (3.26%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.19%) SCCM
6 2 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.59%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.59%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (27.60%) VMware
2 61 (18.10%) Citrix
3 33 (9.79%) Cisco
4 13 (3.86%) CA
4 13 (3.86%) HP
4 13 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 12 (3.56%) F5
5 12 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (3.56%) Stonesoft
6 11 (3.26%) Dell
6 11 (3.26%) Varonis
6 11 (3.26%) Wyse
7 9 (2.67%) RedGate
8 5 (1.48%) NetApp
9 4 (1.19%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.19%) Infoblox
9 4 (1.19%) Oracle
10 3 (0.89%) EMC
10 3 (0.89%) IBM
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