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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 159 139 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.58% 15.85% 18.30%
As % of the Vendors category 34.42% 34.32% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 144 123 139
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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
462 405 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 56.90% 46.18% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 379 351 413
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £61,250
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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 229 (71.79%) Windows
2 182 (57.05%) MS Excel
3 108 (33.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (33.54%) Active Directory
5 106 (33.23%) VMware
6 93 (29.15%) Citrix
7 85 (26.65%) MS Office
8 81 (25.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 81 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 80 (25.08%) SQL
10 79 (24.76%) TCP/IP
11 73 (22.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (22.88%) SQL Server
12 69 (21.63%) .NET
13 68 (21.32%) MCSE
14 66 (20.69%) Firewall
15 64 (20.06%) MS Exchange
16 61 (19.12%) MCITP
17 55 (17.24%) ITIL
18 53 (16.61%) Windows XP
18 53 (16.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 52 (16.30%) CCA
19 52 (16.30%) Citrix Certification
19 52 (16.30%) C#
20 51 (15.99%) Thin Client
20 51 (15.99%) Fat Client
21 50 (15.67%) Windows Vista
22 49 (15.36%) Windows Server 2003
23 39 (12.23%) JavaScript
23 39 (12.23%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (20.06%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.23%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.45%) Lync
7 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.57%) WordPress
9 4 (1.25%) IIS
9 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.94%) CMS
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.31%) Node.js
Applications
1 182 (57.05%) MS Excel
2 85 (26.65%) MS Office
3 10 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) MS Project
4 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.19%) SalesLogix
2 7 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.25%) GoldMine
4 3 (0.94%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.94%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.63%) Agresso
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.96%) Office 365
2 17 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (24.76%) TCP/IP
2 66 (20.69%) Firewall
3 23 (7.21%) LAN
3 23 (7.21%) WAN
4 16 (5.02%) SAN
5 12 (3.76%) DNS
6 10 (3.13%) Network Security
7 9 (2.82%) Wireless
7 9 (2.82%) VLAN
7 9 (2.82%) Internet
8 6 (1.88%) CTI
8 6 (1.88%) VoIP
8 6 (1.88%) DHCP
9 5 (1.57%) SNMP
10 4 (1.25%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.94%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.94%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.94%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.70%) MS Access
3 11 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.57%) DB2
8 3 (0.94%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) MySQL
10 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (5.02%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.94%) Selenium
4 2 (0.63%) Moq
4 2 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.63%) TestLink
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 15 (4.70%) Finance
2 9 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.19%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.19%) Retail
4 6 (1.88%) Legal
5 5 (1.57%) Back Office
6 4 (1.25%) Advertising
7 3 (0.94%) French Language
8 2 (0.63%) Military
8 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 48 (15.05%) Developer
2 41 (12.85%) Support Engineer
2 41 (12.85%) 2nd Line Support
3 39 (12.23%) IT Support
4 35 (10.97%) Consultant
5 33 (10.34%) Analyst
6 27 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (7.52%) Support Consultant
7 24 (7.52%) IT Consultant
8 20 (6.27%) Administrator
8 20 (6.27%) Service Analyst
8 20 (6.27%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (5.33%) DBA
10 16 (5.02%) Web Developer
10 16 (5.02%) Desktop Support
11 14 (4.39%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.39%) .NET Developer
12 13 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (3.76%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.63%) .NET
2 38 (11.91%) ASP.NET
3 29 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 24 (7.52%) HTML
5 20 (6.27%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (5.96%) CSS
7 18 (5.64%) LINQ
8 13 (4.08%) jQuery
8 13 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (4.08%) XML
8 13 (4.08%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.82%) WCF
10 8 (2.51%) WPF
10 8 (2.51%) COM
11 7 (2.19%) Web Services
11 7 (2.19%) Backbone.js
12 6 (1.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (1.88%) REST
12 6 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (1.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.99%) Thin Client
1 51 (15.99%) Fat Client
2 19 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.08%) AS400
4 13 (4.08%) iSeries
5 8 (2.51%) Kindle
6 7 (2.19%) User Experience
7 6 (1.88%) Clustering
7 6 (1.88%) EPoS
8 5 (1.57%) iPhone
9 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.25%) iPad
10 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.63%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.31%) Social Media
12 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 229 (71.79%) Windows
2 108 (33.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (22.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (16.61%) Windows XP
5 50 (15.67%) Windows Vista
6 49 (15.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (9.72%) Windows 7
8 30 (9.40%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.70%) Windows Mobile
10 14 (4.39%) Linux
11 10 (3.13%) UNIX
12 5 (1.57%) AIX
12 5 (1.57%) Solaris
13 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.25%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.24%) ITIL
2 24 (7.52%) MVC
3 22 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (6.27%) CRM
4 20 (6.27%) Incident Management
5 19 (5.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (5.64%) Project Management
6 18 (5.64%) Software Deployment
7 15 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.39%) Software Distribution
9 13 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.08%) Asset Management
9 13 (4.08%) Software Engineering
10 11 (3.45%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.45%) OO
10 11 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.13%) ERP
11 10 (3.13%) TDD
11 10 (3.13%) Migration
12 9 (2.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.08%) SQL
2 52 (16.30%) C#
3 39 (12.23%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.96%) T-SQL
5 18 (5.64%) PHP
6 13 (4.08%) VB
6 13 (4.08%) C++
7 12 (3.76%) Python
8 11 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.13%) Java
10 7 (2.19%) C
11 4 (1.25%) Delphi
11 4 (1.25%) VBScript
12 3 (0.94%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) R
13 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (25.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (21.32%) MCSE
3 61 (19.12%) MCITP
4 53 (16.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 52 (16.30%) CCA
5 52 (16.30%) Citrix Certification
6 30 (9.40%) Degree
7 17 (5.33%) MCSA
8 16 (5.02%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.70%) SC Cleared
10 14 (4.39%) A+ Certification
11 13 (4.08%) MCP
12 7 (2.19%) MCTS
13 5 (1.57%) CCNA
13 5 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.25%) MCDST
14 4 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 1 (0.31%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.29%) ISO 9001
2 33 (10.34%) SLA
3 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (33.54%) Active Directory
2 81 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.15%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.45%) vSphere
5 6 (1.88%) vCloud
5 6 (1.88%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.25%) XenApp
8 3 (0.94%) XenServer
8 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.64%) SCCM
2 15 (4.70%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.19%) SCOM
4 3 (0.94%) EdgeSight
4 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (0.94%) Netcool
4 3 (0.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (0.63%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) MOM
Vendors
1 106 (33.23%) VMware
2 93 (29.15%) Citrix
3 17 (5.33%) Cisco
4 15 (4.70%) HP
5 12 (3.76%) Oracle
6 9 (2.82%) SAP
6 9 (2.82%) IBM
7 8 (2.51%) NetApp
8 7 (2.19%) Serena
9 6 (1.88%) LANDesk
10 5 (1.57%) SonicWALL
10 5 (1.57%) Mitel
10 5 (1.57%) Wind River
10 5 (1.57%) EMC
11 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.25%) ProCurve
12 3 (0.94%) AppSense
12 3 (0.94%) Compuware
13 2 (0.63%) Dell
13 2 (0.63%) Juniper
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