Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 89 75
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.27% 2.56% 2.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.67% 10.17% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 37
Southampton median annual salary £55,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.94% -22.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,125 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £45,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £31,500 £35,375 £39,500
% change year-on-year -10.95% -10.44% -1.25%

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 364 472 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.23% 25.16% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 298 408 275
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.18% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) MCSA
3 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (70.59%) MCSE
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
6 7 (41.18%) RHCSA
6 7 (41.18%) RHCE
6 7 (41.18%) Internet
6 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) PHP
6 7 (41.18%) Critical Thinking
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) VPN
8 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 3 (17.65%) MCDST
10 2 (11.76%) GSEC
10 2 (11.76%) GSLC

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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) IT Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) IT Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Technician
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
2 7 (41.18%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.76%) Task-Oriented
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
1 7 (41.18%) PHP
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) MCSA
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (41.18%) RHCE
4 7 (41.18%) RHCSA
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) MCDST
7 2 (11.76%) CISM
7 2 (11.76%) CISSP
7 2 (11.76%) GIAC
7 2 (11.76%) GSEC
7 2 (11.76%) GSLC
7 2 (11.76%) MCP
8 1 (5.88%) CCNA
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.88%) MCITP
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco