Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 112 159
Rank change year-on-year +25 +47 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 91 120 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.93% 2.31% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.62% 7.06% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 101 81
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,750 £21,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £48,000 £31,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.54% +52.38% -12.50%
75th Percentile £66,250 £58,000 £52,500
90th Percentile " £75,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £35,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.11% +5.88% +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 857 1,699 2,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.61% 32.75% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 564 1,096 1,631
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,875 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £58,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,875 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Hampshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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
Farnborough +8 28 - - 3
Southampton +45 14 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Fleet +25 14 £62,500 -16.67%
Portsmouth +12 13 £41,500 +45.61% 1
Basingstoke +40 6 £34,000 -38.18%
Fareham -5 5 £30,000 +69.01%
Winchester -4 4 £30,000 -
Romsey - 4 - -
Alton - 2 £30,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 84 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (41.76%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 34 (37.36%) CCNA
5 33 (36.26%) Windows
6 31 (34.07%) VMware
7 29 (31.87%) MCSE
8 27 (29.67%) MCSA
8 27 (29.67%) ITIL
9 25 (27.47%) MCP
9 25 (27.47%) Degree
9 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (24.18%) Azure
11 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 21 (23.08%) SQL
12 20 (21.98%) C#
13 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (20.88%) vSphere
14 18 (19.78%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (19.78%) Windows 10
14 18 (19.78%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (19.78%) HTML
14 18 (19.78%) .NET
14 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
14 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET
15 17 (18.68%) Cisco
15 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
16 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
16 16 (17.58%) DNS

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 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.18%) Azure
2 15 (16.48%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (6.59%) AWS
4 4 (4.40%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Logic Apps
5 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.10%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) DNS
2 13 (14.29%) VSAN
3 11 (12.09%) DHCP
4 9 (9.89%) Firewall
5 6 (6.59%) Unified Communications
5 6 (6.59%) VoIP
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.20%) Skype
6 2 (2.20%) VLAN
7 1 (1.10%) IPv4
7 1 (1.10%) LAN
7 1 (1.10%) MPLS
7 1 (1.10%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.10%) VPLS
7 1 (1.10%) VPN
7 1 (1.10%) WAN
7 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.99%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) MS Access
5 1 (1.10%) Power BI
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Grunt
1 5 (5.49%) gulp
1 5 (5.49%) webpack
2 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.09%) Military
2 4 (4.40%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.40%) Legal
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) Cryptography Engineer
1 14 (15.38%) Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) IT Support
4 11 (12.09%) IT Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Server Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Architect
5 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Storage Presales Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) .NET
1 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET
1 18 (19.78%) HTML
2 15 (16.48%) .NET Core
2 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
2 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (16.48%) CSS
2 15 (16.48%) HTML5
2 15 (16.48%) React
2 15 (16.48%) Vue.js
3 13 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 10 (10.99%) CSS3
4 10 (10.99%) Entity Framework
4 10 (10.99%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (5.49%) Dapper ORM
5 5 (5.49%) NHibernate
6 3 (3.30%) WCF
6 3 (3.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 14 (15.38%) PKI
2 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.59%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) CCTV
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Windows
2 18 (19.78%) Windows 10
3 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 13 (14.29%) Linux
6 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (5.49%) Android
9 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.10%) CentOS
10 1 (1.10%) Debian
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) ITIL
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.78%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (16.48%) Scrum
4 15 (16.48%) Validation
5 14 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (15.38%) Cryptography
6 13 (14.29%) MVC
7 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (13.19%) Presales
8 10 (10.99%) OO
8 10 (10.99%) OOP
9 8 (8.79%) Service Management
10 7 (7.69%) IT Strategy
10 7 (7.69%) ITIL V3
10 7 (7.69%) Project Delivery
10 7 (7.69%) Project Management
11 6 (6.59%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (6.59%) Product Management
11 6 (6.59%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) SQL
2 20 (21.98%) C#
3 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.49%) C
7 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (41.76%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (37.36%) CCNA
3 29 (31.87%) MCSE
4 27 (29.67%) MCSA
5 25 (27.47%) Degree
5 25 (27.47%) MCP
6 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
8 15 (16.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (15.38%) DV Cleared
10 6 (6.59%) APMP
11 5 (5.49%) CISSP
11 5 (5.49%) VCP6
12 4 (4.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (3.30%) CCDP
13 3 (3.30%) CCIE
13 3 (3.30%) LPIC
13 3 (3.30%) MCITP
13 3 (3.30%) OSCP
13 3 (3.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.88%) vSphere
4 18 (19.78%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (9.89%) Hyper-V
6 8 (8.79%) VMware NSX
7 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.20%) XenApp
9 1 (1.10%) Docker
9 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.07%) VMware
3 17 (18.68%) Cisco
4 14 (15.38%) Gemalto
5 6 (6.59%) IBM
6 5 (5.49%) Google
6 5 (5.49%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.20%) Citrix
7 2 (2.20%) HP
8 1 (1.10%) Dell
8 1 (1.10%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto