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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 4 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 142 153 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.29% 21.13% 19.59%
As % of the Vendors category 45.37% 44.48% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 131 151 144
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
313 344 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 49.14% 47.51% 56.37%
Number of salaries quoted 246 323 389
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 £25,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 21 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 155 (59.62%) Windows
2 137 (52.69%) MS Excel
3 104 (40.00%) SQL
4 86 (33.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (32.31%) SQL Server
6 76 (29.23%) VMware
7 69 (26.54%) Office 365
8 63 (24.23%) Active Directory
9 61 (23.46%) C#
10 49 (18.85%) Degree
11 43 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (16.15%) Citrix
12 42 (16.15%) SAN
13 41 (15.77%) MS Exchange
14 38 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (14.23%) Hyper-V
15 37 (14.23%) .NET
16 36 (13.85%) MS Office
16 36 (13.85%) Linux
16 36 (13.85%) Windows Server
17 35 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
18 34 (13.08%) Computer Science
19 33 (12.69%) Windows 7
19 33 (12.69%) VoIP
20 31 (11.92%) Test Scripting
20 31 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2013
21 30 (11.54%) Windows 10
21 30 (11.54%) MCSE
21 30 (11.54%) T-SQL

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 41 (15.77%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.85%) IIS
5 9 (3.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.92%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.54%) CMS
7 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.15%) Drupal
8 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.77%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.38%) Kentico
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 137 (52.69%) MS Excel
2 36 (13.85%) MS Office
3 8 (3.08%) MS Project
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Infor CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 69 (26.54%) Office 365
2 20 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.54%) SaaS
5 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.77%) G Suite
6 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.15%) SAN
2 33 (12.69%) VoIP
3 19 (7.31%) DNS
4 16 (6.15%) HTTP
5 14 (5.38%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.62%) Firewall
6 12 (4.62%) VPN
7 10 (3.85%) SSL
8 9 (3.46%) Internet
8 9 (3.46%) LAN
9 8 (3.08%) Network Security
10 6 (2.31%) DHCP
10 6 (2.31%) WAN
11 4 (1.54%) PPP
11 4 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.15%) Intranet
12 3 (1.15%) LDAP
13 2 (0.77%) DSL
13 2 (0.77%) IPsec
13 2 (0.77%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.77%) MS Access
3 17 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.23%) MySQL
7 10 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.69%) OLAP
8 7 (2.69%) OLTP
8 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.31%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.92%) Big Data
10 5 (1.92%) Power BI
10 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.54%) QlikView
11 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.77%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 16 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.08%) Selenium
4 8 (3.08%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.15%) Subversion
6 3 (1.15%) Trac
General
1 26 (10.00%) Finance
2 17 (6.54%) Retail
3 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.69%) Electronics
5 5 (1.92%) Banking
5 5 (1.92%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.15%) Back Office
6 3 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Military
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (20.77%) Consultant
2 32 (12.31%) Support Engineer
3 30 (11.54%) Analyst
4 29 (11.15%) Developer
5 27 (10.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 26 (10.00%) IT Support
7 19 (7.31%) DBA
7 19 (7.31%) Implementation Consultant
7 19 (7.31%) IT Engineer
7 19 (7.31%) IT Support Engineer
8 18 (6.92%) Administrator
8 18 (6.92%) SQL DBA
9 17 (6.54%) Service Analyst
9 17 (6.54%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (6.54%) SQL Server DBA
10 16 (6.15%) .NET Developer
10 16 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.38%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.38%) Software Consultant
11 14 (5.38%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.23%) .NET
2 29 (11.15%) HTML
3 28 (10.77%) CSS
4 24 (9.23%) Web Services
5 11 (4.23%) WPF
6 9 (3.46%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.08%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.08%) COM
8 7 (2.69%) WCF
8 7 (2.69%) XML
9 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.15%) Ember.js
9 3 (1.15%) jQuery
10 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.77%) REST
10 2 (0.77%) SOAP
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (13.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.46%) Clustering
4 7 (2.69%) Replication
4 7 (2.69%) Statistics
5 5 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.15%) EPoS
7 3 (1.15%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.15%) Robotics
8 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.77%) EMV
8 2 (0.77%) IPTV
8 2 (0.77%) PKI
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) BYOD
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 155 (59.62%) Windows
2 86 (33.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (13.85%) Linux
4 36 (13.85%) Windows Server
5 33 (12.69%) Windows 7
6 30 (11.54%) Windows 10
7 20 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 19 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (6.15%) CentOS
9 16 (6.15%) Fedora
9 16 (6.15%) FreeBSD
10 14 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (4.62%) Apple iOS
12 11 (4.23%) Android
13 8 (3.08%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.69%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (2.69%) Windows Phone
14 7 (2.69%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.92%) Test Scripting
2 28 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.00%) Project Management
4 25 (9.62%) Web Development
5 22 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (8.08%) ITIL
7 20 (7.69%) Time Management
8 19 (7.31%) Configuration Management
8 19 (7.31%) DevOps
9 18 (6.92%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 18 (6.92%) TDD
10 17 (6.54%) Software Engineering
11 15 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.38%) Coaching
13 12 (4.62%) Scrum
14 10 (3.85%) SDLC
15 9 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (3.46%) Performance Monitoring
15 9 (3.46%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 104 (40.00%) SQL
2 61 (23.46%) C#
3 30 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 29 (11.15%) PowerShell
5 20 (7.69%) Python
6 19 (7.31%) PHP
7 18 (6.92%) Java
8 16 (6.15%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.15%) Ruby
9 13 (5.00%) C++
10 8 (3.08%) C
10 8 (3.08%) VBScript
11 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.15%) Perl
11 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.77%) VBA
13 1 (0.38%) Delphi
13 1 (0.38%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 49 (18.85%) Degree
2 35 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (11.54%) MCSE
4 27 (10.38%) CCA
4 27 (10.38%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (10.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (6.54%) SC Cleared
5 17 (6.54%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.77%) MCSA
7 7 (2.69%) A+ Certification
7 7 (2.69%) ISEB
8 5 (1.92%) CCNA
8 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.15%) HNC
9 3 (1.15%) HND
9 3 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.77%) MCITP
10 2 (0.77%) MCP
10 2 (0.77%) MCTS
11 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 63 (24.23%) Active Directory
2 38 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.23%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.38%) XenApp
5 2 (0.77%) KVM
5 2 (0.77%) NFS
5 2 (0.77%) oVirt
5 2 (0.77%) pfSense
5 2 (0.77%) Samba
5 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.38%) NDS
6 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (7.31%) Puppet
2 16 (6.15%) Ansible
3 8 (3.08%) SCOM
4 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (1.92%) SCCM
6 4 (1.54%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.15%) FreeIPA
7 3 (1.15%) Nagios
8 2 (0.77%) Bacula
8 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.77%) WSUS
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 76 (29.23%) VMware
2 42 (16.15%) Citrix
3 19 (7.31%) Red Hat
4 18 (6.92%) Dell
5 9 (3.46%) Cisco
6 8 (3.08%) Oracle
6 8 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.31%) HP
8 4 (1.54%) Infor
8 4 (1.54%) Mitel
8 4 (1.54%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.77%) Avaya
9 2 (0.77%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.77%) Google
9 2 (0.77%) Infoblox
9 2 (0.77%) NEC
9 2 (0.77%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.77%) NICE Systems
9 2 (0.77%) Nintex
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