Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,264 1,313 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.49% 22.38% 22.29%
As % of the Vendors category 43.66% 45.64% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,209 1,427
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,225 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,700
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,895 2,877 3,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 44.63% 49.04% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,304 2,432 3,017
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Hampshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Hampshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Hampshire

Microsoft
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Basingstoke +3 277 £46,000 +22.67% 29
Southampton -2 270 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Farnborough +5 146 £45,000 - 13
Portsmouth +1 143 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Fareham 0 96 £32,000 +6.67% 9
Eastleigh -2 56 £35,000 -6.67%
Hook +12 28 £57,500 - 3
Andover +12 26 £27,000 -28.00% 2
Winchester -14 24 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Havant -3 23 £40,000 - 3
Ringwood +9 18 £32,500 +20.37% 2
Fleet -19 17 £25,250 -30.34% 2
Aldershot +7 11 £50,000 +53.85% 7
Waterlooville -2 6 £29,000 - 1
Romsey -13 5 £31,500 +18.87%
Alton 0 4 £44,000 +13.55% 2
Gosport -3 2 £26,000 -
Petersfield -8 2 £44,000 +19.73% 2
Wallington - 2 £45,000 -
Liss - 2 £44,000 -
Tadley - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 461 (36.47%) C#
2 434 (34.34%) SQL
3 429 (33.94%) Windows
4 424 (33.54%) .NET
5 391 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
6 384 (30.38%) SQL Server
7 263 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 246 (19.46%) Active Directory
9 213 (16.85%) JavaScript
10 199 (15.74%) VMware
11 197 (15.59%) ASP.NET
12 194 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
13 186 (14.72%) MVC
14 183 (14.48%) Windows Server
15 174 (13.77%) Microsoft Office
16 164 (12.97%) Degree
17 162 (12.82%) ITIL
18 159 (12.58%) Web Services
19 152 (12.03%) HTML
20 147 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
21 135 (10.68%) Security Cleared
22 134 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web API
23 133 (10.52%) Finance
24 132 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
25 131 (10.36%) CSS
26 126 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
27 120 (9.49%) Linux
28 116 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
29 112 (8.86%) TDD
30 108 (8.54%) Project Management

Microsoft
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 88 (6.96%) MS Exchange
2 52 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
3 45 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (2.77%) SharePoint
6 31 (2.45%) JBoss
7 28 (2.22%) Apache
8 27 (2.14%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.82%) IIS
10 20 (1.58%) Confluence
11 15 (1.19%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.03%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.79%) CMS
15 9 (0.71%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
17 5 (0.40%) Apache Spark
17 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
18 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 174 (13.77%) Microsoft Office
2 105 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 71 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (2.69%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.16%) Primavera
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.079%) BPCS
7 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.079%) Lawson
7 1 (0.079%) Magento
7 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.079%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.079%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 263 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (7.20%) Office 365
3 77 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (4.35%) PaaS
5 54 (4.27%) SaaS
6 52 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
7 42 (3.32%) IaaS
8 24 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (1.58%) Google Analytics
10 13 (1.03%) GitHub
11 10 (0.79%) Serverless
12 9 (0.71%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (0.32%) Yammer
14 3 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (0.24%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.16%) G Suite
16 1 (0.079%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.93%) Firewall
2 48 (3.80%) DHCP
3 44 (3.48%) DNS
4 41 (3.24%) LAN
5 40 (3.16%) SAN
6 36 (2.85%) Network Security
7 34 (2.69%) WAN
8 30 (2.37%) TCP/IP
8 30 (2.37%) VPN
9 27 (2.14%) Internet
10 25 (1.98%) Wireless
11 21 (1.66%) Skype
12 17 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
12 17 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (1.27%) VLAN
14 14 (1.11%) VoIP
15 11 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
16 10 (0.79%) WLAN
17 9 (0.71%) iSCSI
18 8 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (30.38%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 45 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (2.14%) NoSQL
10 26 (2.06%) MySQL
11 25 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.66%) Power BI
14 19 (1.50%) Big Data
15 18 (1.42%) MS Access
15 18 (1.42%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (1.34%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 108 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (5.22%) Git (software)
3 61 (4.83%) JIRA
4 49 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 36 (2.85%) Selenium
6 24 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (1.50%) Subversion
8 17 (1.34%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (1.03%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.87%) Gerrit
11 11 (0.87%) NUnit
11 11 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.79%) InstallShield
13 8 (0.63%) WiX
14 7 (0.55%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.47%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.47%) webpack
16 5 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 133 (10.52%) Finance
2 95 (7.52%) Retail
3 38 (3.01%) Legal
4 34 (2.69%) Advertising
5 29 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.29%) Marketing
6 15 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.03%) Publishing
8 11 (0.87%) Back Office
9 8 (0.63%) Banking
9 8 (0.63%) Electronics
10 7 (0.55%) Law
11 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.40%) Military
12 4 (0.32%) Local Government
13 3 (0.24%) Automotive
13 3 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.16%) Games
15 1 (0.079%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.079%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 338 (26.74%) Developer
2 129 (10.21%) .NET Developer
3 124 (9.81%) Analyst
4 99 (7.83%) Consultant
4 99 (7.83%) Support Engineer
5 93 (7.36%) Software Developer
6 90 (7.12%) C# Developer
7 76 (6.01%) Architect
8 62 (4.91%) Senior Developer
9 61 (4.83%) IT Support
10 57 (4.51%) IT Engineer
11 49 (3.88%) Software Engineer
11 49 (3.88%) Support Analyst
12 48 (3.80%) Administrator
13 47 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
13 47 (3.72%) DBA
14 46 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
14 46 (3.64%) Project Manager
15 45 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
16 40 (3.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (33.54%) .NET
2 197 (15.59%) ASP.NET
3 159 (12.58%) Web Services
4 152 (12.03%) HTML
5 134 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 131 (10.36%) CSS
7 116 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 108 (8.54%) AngularJS
8 108 (8.54%) WCF
9 70 (5.54%) .NET Framework
10 69 (5.46%) RESTful
11 52 (4.11%) jQuery
11 52 (4.11%) XML
12 48 (3.80%) HTML5
13 42 (3.32%) REST
13 42 (3.32%) WPF
14 39 (3.09%) SOAP
15 32 (2.53%) React
16 29 (2.29%) .NET Core
17 26 (2.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 98 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
3 58 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.14%) Replication
8 21 (1.66%) Clustering
9 17 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.19%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.19%) EPoS
11 13 (1.03%) Device Driver
11 13 (1.03%) Oracle Exalytics
11 13 (1.03%) PMI
12 12 (0.95%) iPhone
13 11 (0.87%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.79%) Internet of Things
14 10 (0.79%) iPad
14 10 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 429 (33.94%) Windows
2 183 (14.48%) Windows Server
3 147 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 120 (9.49%) Linux
5 105 (8.31%) Windows 7
6 84 (6.65%) Windows 10
7 74 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (4.43%) Windows 8
9 53 (4.19%) Unix
10 23 (1.82%) Android
10 23 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.19%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.11%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.95%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.63%) Solaris
17 4 (0.32%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
3 186 (14.72%) MVC
4 162 (12.82%) ITIL
5 112 (8.86%) TDD
6 108 (8.54%) Project Management
7 99 (7.83%) CRM
8 86 (6.80%) Test Automation
9 81 (6.41%) Scrum
10 71 (5.62%) OO
11 63 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (4.51%) Software Engineering
13 56 (4.43%) PRINCE2
14 55 (4.35%) Unit Testing
15 54 (4.27%) Coaching
15 54 (4.27%) Mentoring
16 53 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
17 52 (4.11%) SDLC
18 50 (3.96%) Service Management
19 48 (3.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 461 (36.47%) C#
2 434 (34.34%) SQL
3 213 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 96 (7.59%) T-SQL
5 70 (5.54%) Java
6 36 (2.85%) C
7 35 (2.77%) PowerShell
8 34 (2.69%) VB.NET
9 33 (2.61%) Python
10 25 (1.98%) C++
10 25 (1.98%) VB
11 24 (1.90%) TypeScript
12 22 (1.74%) Ruby
13 15 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.95%) VBScript
15 11 (0.87%) Perl
15 11 (0.87%) VB6
16 8 (0.63%) PHP
17 7 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 164 (12.97%) Degree
2 135 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 126 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 101 (7.99%) SC Cleared
5 46 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 45 (3.56%) DV Cleared
7 44 (3.48%) MCSE
8 34 (2.69%) MCSA
9 31 (2.45%) A+ Certification
10 30 (2.37%) CCNA
10 30 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (2.37%) MCP
11 27 (2.14%) ISEB
12 24 (1.90%) PMI Certification
13 21 (1.66%) ISTQB
14 13 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
15 12 (0.95%) PMP
16 11 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.43%) SLA
2 33 (2.61%) QA
3 15 (1.19%) PMO
4 10 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.40%) GDPR
8 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.24%) GAAP
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.079%) GAMP
10 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.079%) JSP 440
System Software
1 246 (19.46%) Active Directory
2 132 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 61 (4.83%) vSphere
5 29 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
6 27 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 22 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 19 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.34%) vCloud
9 17 (1.34%) XenApp
10 16 (1.27%) Docker
11 7 (0.55%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.40%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.24%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.16%) UAG
14 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 62 (4.91%) SCCM
2 35 (2.77%) SCOM
3 28 (2.22%) Puppet
4 18 (1.42%) Ansible
5 13 (1.03%) Data Guard
6 12 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (0.55%) Perfmon
9 6 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.40%) Terraform
10 5 (0.40%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.32%) vRealize
12 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.24%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.24%) OfficeScan
12 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 199 (15.74%) VMware
2 98 (7.75%) Oracle
3 43 (3.40%) Cisco
4 38 (3.01%) Citrix
5 27 (2.14%) Google
5 27 (2.14%) Ivanti
6 25 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 24 (1.90%) HP
8 23 (1.82%) SAP
9 20 (1.58%) IBM
10 19 (1.50%) ServiceNow
11 18 (1.42%) Capita
12 16 (1.27%) Apple
13 15 (1.19%) Pega
14 14 (1.11%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.95%) Dell
16 11 (0.87%) Sitecore
17 9 (0.71%) Symantec
17 9 (0.71%) Veeam
18 8 (0.63%) SonicWALL