Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 15 4
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 157 83 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 24.27% 13.52% 26.81%
As % of the Vendors category 51.31% 33.74% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 144 80 192
Portsmouth median annual salary £29,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,350 £26,101
90th Percentile £53,000 £55,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%

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 306 246 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 47.30% 40.07% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 257 221 356
Portsmouth median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £23,150 £24,000 £25,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,625
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 70 (44.59%) Windows
2 53 (33.76%) Security Cleared
3 52 (33.12%) SC Cleared
4 49 (31.21%) ITIL
5 48 (30.57%) .NET
6 47 (29.94%) C#
6 47 (29.94%) Active Directory
7 45 (28.66%) SQL Server
8 42 (26.75%) LAN
9 41 (26.11%) WAN
10 40 (25.48%) DV Cleared
11 39 (24.84%) VMware
12 38 (24.20%) Windows 7
13 35 (22.29%) Microsoft Office
13 35 (22.29%) SQL
14 32 (20.38%) Linux
14 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (19.75%) ASP.NET
16 29 (18.47%) Customer Requirements
17 28 (17.83%) Windows 10
17 28 (17.83%) MVC
18 27 (17.20%) Citrix
19 26 (16.56%) SharePoint
20 25 (15.92%) Service Delivery
21 24 (15.29%) Service Management
21 24 (15.29%) Windows Server
22 23 (14.65%) JavaScript
22 23 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
23 22 (14.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 22 (14.01%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 26 (16.56%) SharePoint
2 22 (14.01%) SharePoint 2010
2 22 (14.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
4 13 (8.28%) CMS
5 8 (5.10%) WordPress
6 5 (3.18%) Apache
7 4 (2.55%) IIS
7 4 (2.55%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.27%) Moodle
9 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (22.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.91%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.27%) IaaS
3 2 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.75%) LAN
2 41 (26.11%) WAN
3 22 (14.01%) Wireless
4 7 (4.46%) VPN
5 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.18%) DHCP
6 5 (3.18%) DNS
7 3 (1.91%) Firewall
7 3 (1.91%) VoIP
8 2 (1.27%) Skype
9 1 (0.64%) PBX
9 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.66%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.01%) SQL Server 2016
2 22 (14.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (14.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (7.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (6.37%) Power BI
7 6 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.27%) OLAP
11 1 (0.64%) Lumira
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.64%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (6.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.27%) Moq
4 2 (1.27%) NUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (10.19%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Advertising
3 7 (4.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Law
5 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (32.48%) Developer
2 47 (29.94%) Analyst
3 23 (14.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 23 (14.65%) Support Analyst
4 22 (14.01%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (12.74%) .NET Developer
5 20 (12.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 17 (10.83%) C# Developer
6 17 (10.83%) Service Analyst
6 17 (10.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (8.92%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (8.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.46%) Administrator
10 7 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.57%) .NET
2 31 (19.75%) ASP.NET
3 22 (14.01%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (14.01%) jQuery
4 21 (13.38%) CSS
5 20 (12.74%) HTML
6 16 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (7.01%) HTML5
8 10 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 10 (6.37%) RESTful
9 9 (5.73%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.10%) CSS3
11 6 (3.82%) WCF
12 5 (3.18%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (3.18%) Kendo UI
13 4 (2.55%) Node.js
14 3 (1.91%) Ajax
14 3 (1.91%) COM
14 3 (1.91%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Fat Client
1 22 (14.01%) Thin Client
2 15 (9.55%) Driving Licence
2 15 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (9.55%) User Experience
3 8 (5.10%) Graphic Design
4 6 (3.82%) Replication
5 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.18%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.91%) Derivative
6 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.59%) Windows
2 38 (24.20%) Windows 7
3 32 (20.38%) Linux
4 28 (17.83%) Windows 10
5 24 (15.29%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.46%) Unix
7 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.91%) CentOS
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.21%) ITIL
2 29 (18.47%) Customer Requirements
3 28 (17.83%) MVC
4 25 (15.92%) Service Delivery
5 24 (15.29%) Service Management
6 23 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (14.01%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.28%) Web Application Development
9 12 (7.64%) Front End Development
9 12 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (7.01%) Open Source
10 11 (7.01%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.37%) BDD
11 10 (6.37%) OO
11 10 (6.37%) Presales
11 10 (6.37%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (6.37%) TDD
12 8 (5.10%) Customer-Centricity
12 8 (5.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.94%) C#
2 35 (22.29%) SQL
3 23 (14.65%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.92%) T-SQL
5 13 (8.28%) VB.NET
6 11 (7.01%) PHP
7 4 (2.55%) Ruby
8 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.91%) Perl
8 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.91%) Python
8 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.27%) Java
10 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (33.76%) Security Cleared
2 52 (33.12%) SC Cleared
3 40 (25.48%) DV Cleared
4 21 (13.38%) Degree
5 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (9.55%) MCITP
6 15 (9.55%) MCP
6 15 (9.55%) MCTS
7 14 (8.92%) MCDST
8 4 (2.55%) MCSA
8 4 (2.55%) MCSE
9 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.91%) RHCE
9 3 (1.91%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.64%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.64%) ACCA
11 1 (0.64%) CCENT
11 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.74%) SLA
2 8 (5.10%) WCAG
3 3 (1.91%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 47 (29.94%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.91%) vSphere
4 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.64%) vCloud
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (3.18%) Perfmon
2 3 (1.91%) Puppet
3 2 (1.27%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.27%) SCCM
3 2 (1.27%) SCOM
3 2 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (24.84%) VMware
2 27 (17.20%) Citrix
3 6 (3.82%) Cisco
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle
4 5 (3.18%) Adobe
5 4 (2.55%) Google
6 3 (1.91%) HP
6 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.91%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.27%) Blackboard
7 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.27%) SAP
7 2 (1.27%) Trend Micro
7 2 (1.27%) Varonis
8 1 (0.64%) Cognos
8 1 (0.64%) Perforce
8 1 (0.64%) Remedy
8 1 (0.64%) Tableau
8 1 (0.64%) Talend