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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 43 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.71% 2.01% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.54% 11.11% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Median salary £23,500 £33,838 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.55% +23.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,903 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £48,500 £49,550
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 96 45 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 27.43% 18.07% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 273 97 237
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -25.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,675 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £54,750 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) MCP
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (93.75%) MCTS
2 15 (93.75%) MCITP
2 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 7
3 14 (87.50%) Driving Licence
4 13 (81.25%) MCDST
4 13 (81.25%) LAN
4 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (81.25%) ITIL
4 13 (81.25%) WAN
4 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) PBX
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) SCOM
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

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 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) PBX
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Service Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics Technician
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) MCITP
1 15 (93.75%) MCP
1 15 (93.75%) MCTS
1 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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