Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 105 98
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 174 178 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.52% 2.84% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.28% 7.83% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 137 147 215
Hampshire median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £25,450
90th Percentile £50,500 £52,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 1,874 2,272 2,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.13% 36.26% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,450 1,829 1,884
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 0 56 £39,500 -21.00% 6
Portsmouth +7 28 £25,000 -28.57%
Farnborough +4 25 £42,000 +44.83% 2
Fareham -11 10 £26,500 +6.00%
Winchester -24 10 £34,000 +19.30% 3
Petersfield +15 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Basingstoke -18 6 £33,125 -30.26%
Eastleigh - 5 £40,000 - 3
Aldershot +11 3 £20,500 -28.07% 2
Andover -10 1 £32,500 +38.30%
Havant -12 1 £45,000 +45.16%
Gosport - 1 £26,000 -
Ringwood - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 151 (86.78%) Microsoft
2 121 (69.54%) Windows
3 87 (50.00%) VMware
4 84 (48.28%) ITIL
5 79 (45.40%) MCSE
5 79 (45.40%) MS Exchange
5 79 (45.40%) Active Directory
6 76 (43.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 64 (36.78%) Hyper-V
8 62 (35.63%) MCSA
8 62 (35.63%) Windows Server
9 54 (31.03%) WAN
10 49 (28.16%) LAN
10 49 (28.16%) Office 365
11 48 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (26.44%) MCP
13 45 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
14 44 (25.29%) Driving Licence
15 39 (22.41%) Security Cleared
16 37 (21.26%) Microsoft Office
16 37 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2013
17 36 (20.69%) Citrix
17 36 (20.69%) CCNA
18 35 (20.11%) CCA
18 35 (20.11%) Citrix Certification
18 35 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (20.11%) SC Cleared
19 33 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
20 32 (18.39%) MCITP
20 32 (18.39%) SQL

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 79 (45.40%) MS Exchange
2 37 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (9.77%) IIS
5 16 (9.20%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (21.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 49 (28.16%) Office 365
2 33 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.87%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (31.03%) WAN
2 49 (28.16%) LAN
3 25 (14.37%) SAN
3 25 (14.37%) VoIP
4 17 (9.77%) Firewall
5 11 (6.32%) Skype
6 10 (5.75%) DNS
6 10 (5.75%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.17%) VPN
8 8 (4.60%) DHCP
9 6 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.87%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (2.87%) DSL
10 5 (2.87%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.87%) Internet
10 5 (2.87%) MPLS
10 5 (2.87%) SSL
11 4 (2.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.15%) OLAP
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.57%) Big Data
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.75%) Finance
2 6 (3.45%) Legal
2 6 (3.45%) Marketing
2 6 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (21.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (20.11%) Analyst
3 28 (16.09%) Service Analyst
3 28 (16.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 27 (15.52%) Consultant
5 21 (12.07%) Support Engineer
6 20 (11.49%) IT Engineer
7 19 (10.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 18 (10.34%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (9.20%) Developer
9 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 16 (9.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (8.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (7.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (7.47%) Senior IT Engineer
13 12 (6.90%) Architect
14 11 (6.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (6.32%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.32%) .NET
2 9 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.45%) Ajax
3 6 (3.45%) jQuery
4 4 (2.30%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.30%) CSS
4 4 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (1.15%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.15%) COM
5 2 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.15%) React
5 2 (1.15%) React Native
5 2 (1.15%) WCF
5 2 (1.15%) Web Services
6 1 (0.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.29%) Driving Licence
2 17 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.17%) Clustering
3 9 (5.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.87%) PKI
4 5 (2.87%) Replication
5 4 (2.30%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (69.54%) Windows
2 62 (35.63%) Windows Server
3 48 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (14.37%) Windows 7
6 24 (13.79%) Linux
7 12 (6.90%) CentOS
8 10 (5.75%) Windows 10
9 9 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.45%) SUSE
11 5 (2.87%) Unix
12 3 (1.72%) Android
12 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.28%) ITIL
2 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (13.22%) PRINCE2
4 19 (10.92%) Release Management
4 19 (10.92%) Service Delivery
5 18 (10.34%) Migration
6 17 (9.77%) High Availability
7 16 (9.20%) CRM
7 16 (9.20%) Incident Management
8 15 (8.62%) Problem Management
9 13 (7.47%) Presales
10 9 (5.17%) Change Management
10 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.60%) Customer-Centricity
11 8 (4.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (4.60%) Time Management
12 7 (4.02%) Web Development
13 6 (3.45%) Document Management
13 6 (3.45%) OOD
13 6 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.39%) SQL
2 15 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.90%) C#
4 11 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (45.40%) MCSE
2 62 (35.63%) MCSA
3 46 (26.44%) MCP
4 45 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (22.41%) Security Cleared
6 36 (20.69%) CCNA
7 35 (20.11%) CCA
7 35 (20.11%) Citrix Certification
7 35 (20.11%) SC Cleared
8 32 (18.39%) MCITP
9 24 (13.79%) DV Cleared
9 24 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (13.22%) MCTS
11 18 (10.34%) MCDST
12 9 (5.17%) CCDP
12 9 (5.17%) CCIE
13 8 (4.60%) Degree
13 8 (4.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (4.02%) CCNP
15 5 (2.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.72%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (45.40%) Active Directory
2 76 (43.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (36.78%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.77%) vSphere
5 16 (9.20%) XenApp
6 5 (2.87%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.87%) vCloud
7 3 (1.72%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.57%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.57%) NFS
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) WSUS
2 8 (4.60%) vCenter Server
3 6 (3.45%) SCCM
4 5 (2.87%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.87%) SCOM
5 4 (2.30%) DatAdvantage
5 4 (2.30%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 151 (86.78%) Microsoft
2 87 (50.00%) VMware
3 36 (20.69%) Citrix
4 29 (16.67%) Cisco
4 29 (16.67%) NetApp
5 21 (12.07%) Juniper
6 19 (10.92%) Dell
7 14 (8.05%) Red Hat
8 12 (6.90%) Dell Compellent
9 7 (4.02%) HP
10 6 (3.45%) Apple
10 6 (3.45%) Draytek
10 6 (3.45%) SonicWALL
10 6 (3.45%) Symantec
10 6 (3.45%) Veeam
11 5 (2.87%) ArcSight
11 5 (2.87%) F5
11 5 (2.87%) Lumension
11 5 (2.87%) WatchGuard
11 5 (2.87%) ZyXEL