Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 72 50
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.95% 1.06% 5.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.44% 2.89% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 35
Portsmouth median annual salary £22,500 £30,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.23% +29.79% -35.17%
10th Percentile £20,050 £23,875 £22,750
90th Percentile £40,250 £43,750 £42,500
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year - -16.13% +10.71%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 236 242 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 34.55% 36.61% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 103 186 150
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £26,350 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £63,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +0.00%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 17 (62.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (62.96%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (48.15%) MCSE
6 12 (44.44%) MCSA
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
11 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco
11 4 (14.81%) CCNA
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 3 (11.11%) Citrix
12 3 (11.11%) CCA
12 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (11.11%) Asigra
12 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
13 2 (7.41%) VCP6
13 2 (7.41%) Mentoring

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.70%) Power BI
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior
4 1 (3.70%) Junior IT Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) CCTV
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (62.96%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (62.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Presales
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) MCSE
3 12 (44.44%) MCSA
4 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (14.81%) CCNA
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.11%) CCA
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) VCP6
8 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CCNP
8 1 (3.70%) CISSP
8 1 (3.70%) Degree
8 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Asigra
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix