Period
to 21 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 21 April 2019 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 168 136 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 21.71% 21.35% 16.93%
As % of the Vendors category 48.41% 44.88% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 137 113 101
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £29,200 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £53,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +5.26%

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 Portsmouth.

All Vendors
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 347 303 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 44.83% 47.57% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 265 247 220
Portsmouth median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,000 £21,950
90th Percentile £58,000 £63,750 £65,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -2.44%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Portsmouth

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 68 (40.48%) .NET
2 66 (39.29%) C#
3 62 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 58 (34.52%) MVC
5 56 (33.33%) SQL
6 55 (32.74%) Windows
7 52 (30.95%) CSS
7 52 (30.95%) HTML
8 51 (30.36%) SQL Server
9 49 (29.17%) ASP.NET
10 45 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 44 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (25.60%) VMware
13 42 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 41 (24.40%) Security Cleared
15 36 (21.43%) SC Cleared
16 32 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
17 31 (18.45%) jQuery
18 28 (16.67%) Degree
18 28 (16.67%) Finance
19 27 (16.07%) ITIL
19 27 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 27 (16.07%) HTML5
20 26 (15.48%) CSS3
20 26 (15.48%) RIP
20 26 (15.48%) Active Directory
20 26 (15.48%) TDD
21 25 (14.88%) Team Foundation Server
22 21 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
22 21 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
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 12 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.98%) MS Project Server
5 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.38%) IIS
6 3 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.19%) SAS
7 2 (1.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Connections
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.55%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (6.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (6.55%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.33%) Office 365
3 12 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.38%) IaaS
4 4 (2.38%) PaaS
5 2 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.19%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.19%) SaaS
5 2 (1.19%) Serverless
6 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.48%) RIP
2 18 (10.71%) DNS
3 14 (8.33%) Firewall
4 13 (7.74%) LAN
4 13 (7.74%) WAN
5 10 (5.95%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.95%) VoIP
6 9 (5.36%) SMTP
6 9 (5.36%) VPN
7 7 (4.17%) Internet
8 5 (2.98%) DHCP
8 5 (2.98%) HTTP
8 5 (2.98%) HTTPS
8 5 (2.98%) Network Security
9 4 (2.38%) DMZ
9 4 (2.38%) FTP
9 4 (2.38%) IMAP
9 4 (2.38%) Wireless
9 4 (2.38%) X.400
10 2 (1.19%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.79%) Big Data
4 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.19%) Power BI
5 2 (1.19%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (1.19%) QlikView
6 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (14.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (10.71%) InstallShield
3 15 (8.93%) WiX
4 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.19%) Toad
6 1 (0.60%) JIRA
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 12 (7.14%) Local Government
3 4 (2.38%) Retail
4 2 (1.19%) Billing
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (37.50%) Developer
2 49 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 30 (17.86%) Angular Developer
4 27 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 21 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 20 (11.90%) Analyst
7 17 (10.12%) Server Engineer
8 16 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 16 (9.52%) Support Analyst
9 15 (8.93%) IT Engineer
10 14 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (8.33%) Software Developer
11 12 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (6.55%) Oracle Analyst
12 11 (6.55%) Oracle Support Analyst
13 10 (5.95%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (5.36%) Support Engineer
15 8 (4.76%) Senior Server Engineer
15 8 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.48%) .NET
2 52 (30.95%) CSS
2 52 (30.95%) HTML
3 49 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 45 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 42 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 31 (18.45%) jQuery
7 27 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 27 (16.07%) HTML5
8 26 (15.48%) CSS3
9 21 (12.50%) XML
10 20 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (5.36%) Web Services
12 8 (4.76%) .NET Core
13 7 (4.17%) React
14 6 (3.57%) RESTful
15 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
15 4 (2.38%) Ajax
15 4 (2.38%) LINQ
15 4 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (10.12%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.36%) Fintech
5 6 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.57%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.38%) CESG
6 4 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.38%) PMI
6 4 (2.38%) W3C
7 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.19%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.60%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.74%) Windows
2 19 (11.31%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (6.55%) Windows 10
5 10 (5.95%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.36%) Linux
7 4 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.52%) MVC
2 44 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (16.07%) ITIL
5 26 (15.48%) TDD
6 20 (11.90%) Project Management
7 18 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 17 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (8.93%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (6.55%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.95%) Server Building
12 9 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (4.76%) Scrum
13 8 (4.76%) Service Management
14 7 (4.17%) IT Strategy
14 7 (4.17%) Problem Management
14 7 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.29%) C#
2 62 (36.90%) JavaScript
3 56 (33.33%) SQL
4 17 (10.12%) PowerShell
5 11 (6.55%) C
5 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.95%) Python
7 6 (3.57%) VB
8 3 (1.79%) C++
8 3 (1.79%) PHP
8 3 (1.79%) R
8 3 (1.79%) Ruby
8 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.79%) VBScript
9 2 (1.19%) Java
9 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.19%) VBA
10 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (24.40%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 28 (16.67%) Degree
4 21 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (11.90%) DV Cleared
6 16 (9.52%) MCSE
7 14 (8.33%) MCSA
7 14 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (4.76%) CISSP
10 8 (4.76%) VCP6
11 7 (4.17%) CCNA
12 4 (2.38%) APMG
12 4 (2.38%) CITP
12 4 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.38%) MAPM
12 4 (2.38%) MCP
12 4 (2.38%) PMI Certification
12 4 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.19%) P3O
2 2 (1.19%) PMO
2 2 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.55%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.17%) vSphere
5 3 (1.79%) Docker
5 3 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.79%) XenServer
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.19%) PowerCLI
2 2 (1.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.19%) SCOM
2 2 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.19%) vRealize
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 43 (25.60%) VMware
2 18 (10.71%) Oracle
3 14 (8.33%) Citrix
4 13 (7.74%) Cisco
5 4 (2.38%) IBM
5 4 (2.38%) SonicWALL
6 3 (1.79%) Avaya
6 3 (1.79%) Mitel
7 2 (1.19%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.19%) Genesys
7 2 (1.19%) Planview
7 2 (1.19%) Tableau
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) Lotus
8 1 (0.60%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.60%) SAP
8 1 (0.60%) Veeam