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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 53 56 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.77% 3.63% 6.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.56% 14.36% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 58
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 147 202 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 23.98% 25.31% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 136 193 231
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
3 28 (75.68%) MCSE
3 28 (75.68%) VMware
3 28 (75.68%) Office 365
3 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (67.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (67.57%) Hyper-V
5 24 (64.86%) SAN
5 24 (64.86%) Citrix
5 24 (64.86%) CCA
5 24 (64.86%) Citrix Certification
5 24 (64.86%) XenApp
5 24 (64.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
7 14 (37.84%) MCSA
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (18.92%) CCNA
8 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
9 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
9 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.81%) Firewall
10 3 (8.11%) Electronics
10 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (8.11%) Military
10 3 (8.11%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 25 (67.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Electronics
1 3 (8.11%) Military
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Consultant
2 24 (64.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) IT Technician
3 3 (8.11%) Project Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) Architect
5 1 (2.70%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) EMV
2 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) SUSE
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
1 3 (8.11%) Information Security
1 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
2 1 (2.70%) Field Research
2 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
2 1 (2.70%) Presales
2 1 (2.70%) Service Management
2 1 (2.70%) SOA
2 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) MCSE
2 24 (64.86%) CCA
2 24 (64.86%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (64.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (37.84%) MCSA
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
6 3 (8.11%) HNC
6 3 (8.11%) HND
6 3 (8.11%) MCDST
6 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSM
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Hyper-V
1 25 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (64.86%) XenApp
3 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (75.68%) VMware
3 24 (64.86%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) CA
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Draytek
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard
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