Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 205 127 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 29.67% 19.16% 26.03%
As % of the Vendors category 59.77% 43.20% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 195 123 192
Portsmouth median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 343 294 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 49.64% 44.34% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 286 282 363
Portsmouth median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,375 £24,500
90th Percentile £56,125 £55,000 £58,750
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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 90 (43.90%) Windows
2 76 (37.07%) .NET
3 75 (36.59%) C#
4 72 (35.12%) SC Cleared
4 72 (35.12%) Security Cleared
5 70 (34.15%) SQL Server
6 69 (33.66%) Active Directory
7 67 (32.68%) MVC
8 59 (28.78%) ITIL
9 56 (27.32%) ASP.NET
10 55 (26.83%) VMware
11 52 (25.37%) LAN
12 51 (24.88%) WAN
13 50 (24.39%) SQL
14 49 (23.90%) JavaScript
15 47 (22.93%) CSS
16 45 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (20.49%) Windows 7
18 40 (19.51%) DV Cleared
18 40 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
19 39 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (19.02%) Windows Server
20 38 (18.54%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (18.05%) HTML
21 37 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (17.07%) MS Exchange
23 34 (16.59%) Finance
23 34 (16.59%) jQuery
23 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET Web API
24 31 (15.12%) NoSQL

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 35 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.32%) NServiceBus
3 12 (5.85%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.37%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.88%) CMS
5 10 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.90%) WordPress
7 7 (3.41%) IIS
8 4 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.46%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.98%) Apache
10 2 (0.98%) Moodle
10 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.95%) Office 365
4 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.49%) IaaS
5 1 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.37%) LAN
2 51 (24.88%) WAN
3 21 (10.24%) VPN
4 20 (9.76%) Firewall
4 20 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 19 (9.27%) DNS
6 14 (6.83%) DHCP
7 13 (6.34%) VoIP
8 11 (5.37%) Wireless
9 5 (2.44%) Skype
10 4 (1.95%) PBX
11 3 (1.46%) SAN
12 2 (0.98%) IMAP
12 2 (0.98%) Internet
12 2 (0.98%) ISDN
12 2 (0.98%) SMTP
13 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.49%) SSL
13 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (7.32%) Redis
5 13 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.46%) Power BI
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.98%) GIS
10 2 (0.98%) OLAP
11 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (8.78%) Git (software)
1 18 (8.78%) NUnit
2 17 (8.29%) Moq
3 15 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.85%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.49%) JIRA
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (16.59%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Retail
3 16 (7.80%) Advertising
3 16 (7.80%) Back Office
4 2 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Local Government
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (32.68%) Developer
2 64 (31.22%) Analyst
3 43 (20.98%) .NET Developer
4 31 (15.12%) Service Analyst
4 31 (15.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 28 (13.66%) C# Developer
6 27 (13.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 24 (11.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (11.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (11.71%) Support Analyst
8 20 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 18 (8.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (8.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (5.85%) Senior Developer
13 11 (5.37%) Team Leader
14 10 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
15 9 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
16 8 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (37.07%) .NET
2 56 (27.32%) ASP.NET
3 47 (22.93%) CSS
4 45 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (18.05%) HTML
6 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (16.59%) jQuery
7 25 (12.20%) HTML5
8 22 (10.73%) WCF
9 17 (8.29%) RESTful
10 16 (7.80%) .NET Framework
10 16 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 16 (7.80%) Node.js
11 14 (6.83%) Entity Framework
12 11 (5.37%) Ajax
12 11 (5.37%) AngularJS
12 11 (5.37%) LINQ
12 11 (5.37%) WPF
13 10 (4.88%) Web Services
14 8 (3.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.66%) Driving Licence
2 25 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (7.32%) Wiki
4 14 (6.83%) User Experience
5 10 (4.88%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.88%) Thin Client
6 8 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.90%) Graphic Design
7 6 (2.93%) Derivative
8 4 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.95%) Clustering
9 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.46%) Replication
10 2 (0.98%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.98%) W3C
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (43.90%) Windows
2 42 (20.49%) Windows 7
3 39 (19.02%) Windows Server
4 31 (15.12%) Linux
5 26 (12.68%) Windows 10
6 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.37%) Unix
9 10 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.93%) CentOS
10 6 (2.93%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.68%) MVC
2 59 (28.78%) ITIL
3 39 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.15%) Web Application Development
5 26 (12.68%) Service Delivery
6 25 (12.20%) SDLC
7 23 (11.22%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (9.27%) SOA
8 19 (9.27%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.78%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.78%) OO
9 18 (8.78%) TDD
10 17 (8.29%) SOLID
11 16 (7.80%) BDD
12 15 (7.32%) Pair Programming
13 14 (6.83%) Front End Development
13 14 (6.83%) Open Source
14 13 (6.34%) UML
15 12 (5.85%) Service Management
15 12 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.59%) C#
2 50 (24.39%) SQL
3 49 (23.90%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.12%) Ruby
5 21 (10.24%) Python
6 18 (8.78%) Java
7 12 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.90%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.90%) PHP
9 7 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.41%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.93%) Perl
10 6 (2.93%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.98%) C
12 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (35.12%) SC Cleared
1 72 (35.12%) Security Cleared
2 40 (19.51%) DV Cleared
3 38 (18.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (14.63%) MCP
5 29 (14.15%) MCITP
5 29 (14.15%) MCTS
6 26 (12.68%) MCDST
7 22 (10.73%) Degree
8 7 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.41%) MCSE
9 6 (2.93%) MCSA
9 6 (2.93%) RHCE
9 6 (2.93%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.46%) ISEB
11 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.49%) AAT
12 1 (0.49%) CCENT
12 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.27%) SLA
2 10 (4.88%) QA
3 8 (3.90%) WCAG
4 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.90%) vSphere
4 6 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.46%) Firmware
6 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.49%) UAG
8 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) SCOM
2 6 (2.93%) Puppet
3 4 (1.95%) DatAdvantage
3 4 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (1.95%) HP SIM
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.95%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.95%) SCCM
3 4 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.95%) WSUS
4 3 (1.46%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (26.83%) VMware
2 17 (8.29%) Citrix
3 16 (7.80%) Cisco
4 11 (5.37%) HP
4 11 (5.37%) Oracle
5 6 (2.93%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.95%) Symantec
6 4 (1.95%) Trend Micro
6 4 (1.95%) Varonis
6 4 (1.95%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.98%) Adobe
7 2 (0.98%) Blackboard
7 2 (0.98%) Remedy
7 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) Cognos
8 1 (0.49%) Dell
8 1 (0.49%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Tableau