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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 188 201 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.33% 23.32% 17.82%
As % of the Vendors category 51.79% 42.32% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 150 187 155
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
363 475 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.84% 55.10% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 293 404 462
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 267 (65.12%) Windows
2 224 (54.63%) MS Excel
3 136 (33.17%) Active Directory
4 116 (28.29%) SQL Server
5 111 (27.07%) SQL
6 105 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (23.90%) VMware
8 91 (22.20%) .NET
9 80 (19.51%) C#
10 77 (18.78%) Citrix
10 77 (18.78%) SAN
11 75 (18.29%) Security Cleared
12 70 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 64 (15.61%) ITIL
15 63 (15.37%) TCP/IP
16 62 (15.12%) MS Office
16 62 (15.12%) SC Cleared
17 60 (14.63%) MS Exchange
18 53 (12.93%) Linux
19 51 (12.44%) MVC
19 51 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
20 50 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
20 50 (12.20%) Project Management
21 49 (11.95%) WCF
22 47 (11.46%) PowerShell
22 47 (11.46%) SLA
22 47 (11.46%) ASP.NET
23 44 (10.73%) Service Management
23 44 (10.73%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 30 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (5.85%) Lync
4 17 (4.15%) IIS
5 12 (2.93%) NetWeaver
6 9 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.98%) Node.js
8 4 (0.98%) CMS
9 3 (0.73%) Apache
9 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 224 (54.63%) MS Excel
2 62 (15.12%) MS Office
3 11 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.73%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.24%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.46%) Office 365
3 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 77 (18.78%) SAN
2 63 (15.37%) TCP/IP
3 37 (9.02%) Firewall
4 35 (8.54%) DNS
5 31 (7.56%) DHCP
6 30 (7.32%) NAS
7 25 (6.10%) Network Security
8 23 (5.61%) NetScaler
8 23 (5.61%) WAN
9 21 (5.12%) LAN
10 19 (4.63%) CTI
11 16 (3.90%) PBX
12 12 (2.93%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (2.20%) FCoE
14 8 (1.95%) VLAN
15 7 (1.71%) Wireshark
15 7 (1.71%) Wireless
16 6 (1.46%) IPsec
16 6 (1.46%) SSL
16 6 (1.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (28.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.49%) MySQL
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.24%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.24%) OLAP
10 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (10.24%) Moq
2 36 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 28 (6.83%) NUnit
4 17 (4.15%) MSTest
5 16 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.46%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.22%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.98%) Selenium
10 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 28 (6.83%) Finance
2 18 (4.39%) Retail
3 9 (2.20%) Advertising
3 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.22%) Publishing
6 4 (0.98%) Electronics
7 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.49%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 95 (23.17%) Analyst
2 68 (16.59%) Developer
3 49 (11.95%) Service Analyst
3 49 (11.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 46 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (9.27%) .NET Developer
6 31 (7.56%) Consultant
7 30 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 27 (6.59%) Administrator
9 25 (6.10%) Infrastructure Designer
9 25 (6.10%) Designer
10 24 (5.85%) Technical Designer
11 22 (5.37%) DBA
11 22 (5.37%) Architect
12 21 (5.12%) 1st Line Support
12 21 (5.12%) IT Support
13 19 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (4.39%) Support Engineer
15 16 (3.90%) Software Developer
15 16 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (22.20%) .NET
2 49 (11.95%) WCF
3 47 (11.46%) ASP.NET
4 34 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (7.56%) COM
6 29 (7.07%) HTML
7 28 (6.83%) XML
7 28 (6.83%) WPF
8 26 (6.34%) SOAP
9 25 (6.10%) REST
10 20 (4.88%) CSS
11 18 (4.39%) LINQ
11 18 (4.39%) NHibernate
12 17 (4.15%) WinForms
12 17 (4.15%) STL
12 17 (4.15%) Unity DI Container
13 16 (3.90%) Razor View Engine
13 16 (3.90%) Spring.NET
13 16 (3.90%) HTML5
13 16 (3.90%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.37%) Fat Client
2 22 (5.37%) Thin Client
3 17 (4.15%) Clustering
3 17 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.95%) NHS
6 8 (1.95%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.22%) CMDB
8 5 (1.22%) EPoS
9 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.98%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.49%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 267 (65.12%) Windows
2 105 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (12.93%) Linux
5 28 (6.83%) Windows 7
6 26 (6.34%) UNIX
7 23 (5.61%) Windows Vista
7 23 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (4.63%) Windows XP
9 12 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.95%) Solaris
11 7 (1.71%) Android
12 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.73%) CentOS
13 3 (0.73%) Fedora
14 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (15.61%) ITIL
2 51 (12.44%) MVC
2 51 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (12.20%) Project Management
4 44 (10.73%) Service Management
5 34 (8.29%) Scrum
6 30 (7.32%) OOD
7 26 (6.34%) Service Delivery
8 25 (6.10%) Identity Management
8 25 (6.10%) Multithreading
9 23 (5.61%) Service Desk Management
10 22 (5.37%) TDD
11 21 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (5.12%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (3.90%) MVVM
12 16 (3.90%) Web Application Development
12 16 (3.90%) Kanban
12 16 (3.90%) Configuration Management
12 16 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 111 (27.07%) SQL
2 80 (19.51%) C#
3 47 (11.46%) PowerShell
4 35 (8.54%) T-SQL
5 33 (8.05%) C++
6 29 (7.07%) Java
7 25 (6.10%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.20%) VBScript
9 5 (1.22%) PHP
9 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.98%) Python
11 3 (0.73%) C
11 3 (0.73%) VB
11 3 (0.73%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) VBA
12 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 62 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 50 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (9.27%) MCSE
4 38 (9.27%) Degree
5 31 (7.56%) MCP
6 30 (7.32%) CCA
6 30 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
7 28 (6.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (5.12%) MCITP
8 21 (5.12%) A+ Certification
9 16 (3.90%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.95%) VCP4
11 5 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (1.22%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.22%) MCSA
12 2 (0.49%) CCNA
12 2 (0.49%) ISEB
12 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.46%) SLA
2 12 (2.93%) QA
3 5 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 136 (33.17%) Active Directory
2 69 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 31 (7.56%) vSphere
5 26 (6.34%) XenApp
6 17 (4.15%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (2.20%) XenServer
10 8 (1.95%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.95%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.98%) vCloud
12 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.24%) KVM
13 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 41 (10.00%) SCOM
2 36 (8.78%) SCCM
3 9 (2.20%) vMotion
4 8 (1.95%) EdgeSight
5 3 (0.73%) Puppet
5 3 (0.73%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.49%) SCSM
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.49%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.49%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 98 (23.90%) VMware
2 77 (18.78%) Citrix
3 44 (10.73%) Cisco
4 18 (4.39%) HP
5 13 (3.17%) Oracle
6 9 (2.20%) 3PAR
7 8 (1.95%) AppSense
8 6 (1.46%) EMC
8 6 (1.46%) Intel
9 5 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.98%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.98%) NetApp
11 3 (0.73%) Apple
11 3 (0.73%) SAP
12 2 (0.49%) Dell
12 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.49%) Websense
12 2 (0.49%) Nokia
12 2 (0.49%) Juniper
12 2 (0.49%) Blue Coat
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £28k - £32k + benefits
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