Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 63 62
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 36 39 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.63% 3.47% 4.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.56% 14.39% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 65
Southampton median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% -23.53% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -2.60%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 341 271 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.91% 24.11% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 262 249 484
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -3.07% +1.88%
10th Percentile £24,775 £21,250 £24,075
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Southampton over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (55.56%) MCSE
4 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
6 16 (44.44%) Degree
6 16 (44.44%) CCNA
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.00%) CCNP
10 9 (25.00%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) MCP
11 8 (22.22%) Linux
11 8 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (19.44%) VCP5
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (19.44%) MCSA
12 7 (19.44%) Intel
12 7 (19.44%) Firewall
13 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
13 6 (16.67%) SAN
13 6 (16.67%) Apple
13 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Technical Leader
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Junior
2 6 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) IT Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) CESG
2 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 6 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
3 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.89%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) Logistics
7 1 (2.78%) Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) MCSE
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (44.44%) CCNA
3 16 (44.44%) Degree
4 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (25.00%) CCNP
5 9 (25.00%) MCP
6 7 (19.44%) MCSA
6 7 (19.44%) VCP5
7 4 (11.11%) CCA
7 4 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (11.11%) DBS Check
7 4 (11.11%) MCTS
8 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
9 2 (5.56%) ACCA
9 2 (5.56%) CIMA
9 2 (5.56%) MCDST
10 1 (2.78%) CEH
10 1 (2.78%) CISSP
10 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Intel
4 6 (16.67%) Apple
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) HP