Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 119 108
Rank change year-on-year -28 -11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 125 175 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.96% 2.54% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 9.35% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 88 138 147
Hampshire median annual salary £33,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.81% +5.71% -9.09%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,375 £50,375 £52,500
South East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,154 1,871 2,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.84% 27.13% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,566 1,446 1,840
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Hampshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -8 27 £39,375 -0.32% 2
Farnborough +8 26 £32,500 -22.62% 1
Basingstoke +6 25 £40,000 +20.75% 2
Fareham +23 16 £26,750 +0.94% 2
Portsmouth -6 15 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Gosport -5 2 £26,000 - 2
Andover +14 1 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Fleet - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 103 (82.40%) Microsoft
2 88 (70.40%) Windows
3 81 (64.80%) MCSE
4 54 (43.20%) VMware
5 51 (40.80%) MCSA
6 49 (39.20%) Active Directory
7 48 (38.40%) ITIL
7 48 (38.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (30.40%) Windows Server
9 34 (27.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 34 (27.20%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (24.00%) Degree
10 30 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (23.20%) MS Exchange
12 28 (22.40%) Office 365
13 27 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (20.80%) Mentoring
15 23 (18.40%) Incident Management
15 23 (18.40%) SQL
15 23 (18.40%) A+ Certification
16 22 (17.60%) MCP
17 21 (16.80%) SC Cleared
17 21 (16.80%) Security Cleared
17 21 (16.80%) VMware ESXi
18 20 (16.00%) DNS
19 19 (15.20%) VCP6
19 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (15.20%) Self-Motivation
20 18 (14.40%) Windows 10
20 18 (14.40%) SLA

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 29 (23.20%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.60%) Confluence
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.60%) IIS
5 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.40%) Office 365
2 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.00%) DNS
2 16 (12.80%) Firewall
3 15 (12.00%) LAN
3 15 (12.00%) WAN
4 14 (11.20%) DHCP
5 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.00%) VPN
6 9 (7.20%) SAN
7 7 (5.60%) Network Security
8 6 (4.80%) Structured Cabling
8 6 (4.80%) Wireless
9 4 (3.20%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.40%) Internet
10 3 (2.40%) VoIP
11 2 (1.60%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) JIRA
General
1 12 (9.60%) Legal
2 9 (7.20%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.20%) Finance
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Automotive
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (13.60%) Analyst
2 16 (12.80%) IT Support
2 16 (12.80%) Support Analyst
2 16 (12.80%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.20%) Senior Server Engineer
3 14 (11.20%) Server Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) IT Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 9 (7.20%) Administrator
6 9 (7.20%) Support Technician
6 9 (7.20%) Technical Leader
7 7 (5.60%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) IT Supervisor
7 7 (5.60%) Support Supervisor
8 6 (4.80%) Senior IT Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.20%) AS400
3 9 (7.20%) iSeries
4 8 (6.40%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.60%) Clustering
6 3 (2.40%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (2.40%) CCTV
6 3 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.60%) PKI
7 2 (1.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.80%) iPad
8 1 (0.80%) iPhone
8 1 (0.80%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 88 (70.40%) Windows
2 48 (38.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (30.40%) Windows Server
4 30 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (14.40%) Windows 10
6 16 (12.80%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.20%) Linux
9 3 (2.40%) AIX
9 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.40%) ITIL
2 34 (27.20%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (20.80%) Mentoring
4 23 (18.40%) Incident Management
5 14 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (8.80%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (8.00%) Coaching
7 10 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 10 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 10 (8.00%) Service Management
8 9 (7.20%) Decision-Making
8 9 (7.20%) ITSM
8 9 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (7.20%) Server Patching
9 8 (6.40%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.40%) Line Management
9 8 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.40%) SQL
2 8 (6.40%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.20%) C#
5 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.40%) PHP
5 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.40%) VBScript
6 2 (1.60%) VB
7 1 (0.80%) C++
7 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.80%) X++
Qualifications
1 81 (64.80%) MCSE
2 51 (40.80%) MCSA
3 34 (27.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (24.00%) Degree
5 23 (18.40%) A+ Certification
6 22 (17.60%) MCP
7 21 (16.80%) SC Cleared
7 21 (16.80%) Security Cleared
8 19 (15.20%) VCP6
9 13 (10.40%) CCNA
9 13 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (7.20%) CCNP
10 9 (7.20%) VCP5
11 7 (5.60%) DV Cleared
12 5 (4.00%) CISSP
12 5 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (4.00%) MCITP
12 5 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (3.20%) CISM
13 4 (3.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.40%) SLA
2 7 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.80%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (39.20%) Active Directory
2 27 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.80%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (8.80%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.20%) NFS
5 4 (3.20%) vSphere
6 3 (2.40%) XenServer
7 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) SCCM
2 4 (3.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 103 (82.40%) Microsoft
2 54 (43.20%) VMware
3 12 (9.60%) Cisco
3 12 (9.60%) IBM
4 9 (7.20%) Intel
4 9 (7.20%) Ivanti
5 7 (5.60%) HP
6 5 (4.00%) Citrix
7 4 (3.20%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.60%) Apple
8 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.60%) Dell