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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 182 165 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.54% 18.75% 13.97%
As % of the Vendors category 39.82% 36.42% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 171 159 106
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
457 453 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.08% 51.48% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 398 440 408
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 240 (67.23%) Windows
2 192 (53.78%) MS Excel
3 127 (35.57%) VMware
4 116 (32.49%) Active Directory
5 97 (27.17%) MS Exchange
6 96 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (25.77%) Citrix
8 91 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 91 (25.49%) SQL
9 90 (25.21%) C#
10 88 (24.65%) .NET
11 85 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 80 (22.41%) MS Office
13 74 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 73 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (18.77%) MCITP
16 66 (18.49%) MCSE
17 65 (18.21%) ITIL
18 62 (17.37%) JavaScript
19 59 (16.53%) Windows Server 2003
20 55 (15.41%) TCP/IP
20 55 (15.41%) ASP.NET
21 54 (15.13%) MVC
22 52 (14.57%) SLA
23 47 (13.17%) Windows 7
24 46 (12.89%) Firewall
25 44 (12.32%) ISO 9001
26 42 (11.76%) Cisco
26 42 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 40 (11.20%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 97 (27.17%) MS Exchange
2 39 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (8.68%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (4.76%) Lync
7 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.24%) IIS
9 6 (1.68%) CMS
10 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.84%) WordPress
13 2 (0.56%) Apache
14 1 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
14 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.28%) Kentico
14 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 192 (53.78%) MS Excel
2 80 (22.41%) MS Office
3 4 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.12%) MS Project
4 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) SalesLogix
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.84%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) Agresso
4 1 (0.28%) Tridion
4 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) IaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.41%) TCP/IP
2 46 (12.89%) Firewall
3 18 (5.04%) WAN
3 18 (5.04%) LAN
4 14 (3.92%) Wireless
4 14 (3.92%) DNS
5 11 (3.08%) SAN
5 11 (3.08%) VoIP
6 10 (2.80%) VLAN
7 9 (2.52%) VPN
8 5 (1.40%) SNMP
8 5 (1.40%) Network Security
9 4 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.12%) LDAP
10 3 (0.84%) CTI
10 3 (0.84%) ISDN
10 3 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.56%) IPsec
11 2 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (2.80%) Big Data
6 9 (2.52%) MS Access
7 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.68%) OLAP
8 5 (1.40%) DB2
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.56%) QlikView
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.56%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.40%) Subversion
4 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 28 (7.84%) Finance
2 16 (4.48%) Retail
3 14 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.12%) Back Office
5 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.84%) Marketing
5 3 (0.84%) Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
6 2 (0.56%) Advertising
6 2 (0.56%) Military
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 64 (17.93%) Developer
2 58 (16.25%) Analyst
3 44 (12.32%) Support Engineer
4 38 (10.64%) Web Developer
5 32 (8.96%) IT Support
6 30 (8.40%) Consultant
7 27 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (7.28%) .NET Developer
9 23 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (6.16%) Service Analyst
10 22 (6.16%) DBA
11 21 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
11 21 (5.88%) Support Analyst
12 18 (5.04%) .NET Web Developer
13 17 (4.76%) SQL DBA
14 16 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (4.48%) Administrator
14 16 (4.48%) Team Leader
15 15 (4.20%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (24.65%) .NET
2 55 (15.41%) ASP.NET
3 40 (11.20%) .NET Framework
4 38 (10.64%) LINQ
5 27 (7.56%) HTML
6 25 (7.00%) jQuery
7 24 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (5.60%) CSS
9 19 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (3.64%) WPF
12 12 (3.36%) XML
13 9 (2.52%) WinForms
14 7 (1.96%) COM
15 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (1.12%) WCF
16 4 (1.12%) ADO.NET
17 3 (0.84%) SOAP
17 3 (0.84%) STL
17 3 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.96%) Fat Client
1 32 (8.96%) Thin Client
2 20 (5.60%) Clustering
3 16 (4.48%) Kindle
4 12 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.36%) EPoS
5 5 (1.40%) iSeries
6 4 (1.12%) AS400
7 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.56%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.56%) NHS
8 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.28%) W3C
9 1 (0.28%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.28%) PACS
9 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 240 (67.23%) Windows
2 96 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (16.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (13.17%) Windows 7
6 40 (11.20%) Windows 8
7 35 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 35 (9.80%) Windows Vista
8 25 (7.00%) Linux
9 21 (5.88%) UNIX
10 7 (1.96%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.40%) AIX
11 5 (1.40%) Solaris
12 4 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.12%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.21%) ITIL
2 54 (15.13%) MVC
3 28 (7.84%) Service Delivery
4 21 (5.88%) Project Management
5 20 (5.60%) Configuration Management
6 19 (5.32%) Incident Management
7 17 (4.76%) Service Management
8 16 (4.48%) Problem Management
9 15 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (3.64%) Migration
10 13 (3.64%) Resource Management
11 12 (3.36%) TDD
12 11 (3.08%) Change Management
12 11 (3.08%) Software Distribution
12 11 (3.08%) Web Development
13 10 (2.80%) Pair Programming
13 10 (2.80%) CQRS
13 10 (2.80%) Software Deployment
13 10 (2.80%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (2.80%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (25.49%) SQL
2 90 (25.21%) C#
3 62 (17.37%) JavaScript
4 27 (7.56%) VB.NET
5 17 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.92%) C++
7 13 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.08%) Java
9 10 (2.80%) PHP
10 5 (1.40%) VB
11 3 (0.84%) Python
12 2 (0.56%) R
12 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.56%) C
12 2 (0.56%) Perl
13 1 (0.28%) VBScript
13 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (18.77%) MCITP
3 66 (18.49%) MCSE
4 42 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (10.36%) MCSA
6 30 (8.40%) Degree
7 29 (8.12%) CCA
7 29 (8.12%) Citrix Certification
8 20 (5.60%) A+ Certification
9 16 (4.48%) MCP
10 15 (4.20%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.80%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.80%) MCDBA
12 9 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (2.52%) CCNA
13 7 (1.96%) MCTS
14 6 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.56%) MCDST
17 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.57%) SLA
2 44 (12.32%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (32.49%) Active Directory
2 74 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.92%) vSphere
5 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (2.52%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.12%) XenApp
8 4 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.56%) Samba
9 2 (0.56%) NFS
10 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (5.88%) SCCM
2 18 (5.04%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.12%) WSUS
4 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 127 (35.57%) VMware
2 92 (25.77%) Citrix
3 42 (11.76%) Cisco
4 32 (8.96%) HP
5 14 (3.92%) Oracle
6 13 (3.64%) Dell
7 12 (3.36%) IBM
7 12 (3.36%) SAP
8 10 (2.80%) NetApp
9 8 (2.24%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.24%) Apple
10 7 (1.96%) Serena
10 7 (1.96%) Symantec
10 7 (1.96%) Wind River
11 6 (1.68%) ProCurve
12 5 (1.40%) EMC
13 4 (1.12%) Pegasus
14 3 (0.84%) Adobe
14 3 (0.84%) Sage
15 2 (0.56%) Northgate
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Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £19,186 to £22,874 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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