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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 41 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.87% 6.20% 4.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.83% 17.76% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 26
Median salary £31,250 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.83% -9.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

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 139 259 323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 24.47% 34.91% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 127 242 234
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (48.78%) Office 365
5 19 (46.34%) Hyper-V
6 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
7 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (36.59%) MCSA
7 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
7 15 (36.59%) SAN
8 14 (34.15%) Citrix
8 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (34.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (31.71%) MCSE
10 12 (29.27%) CCA
10 12 (29.27%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (29.27%) XenApp
11 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (21.95%) DNS
11 9 (21.95%) LAN
11 9 (21.95%) WAN
11 9 (21.95%) DHCP
11 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
11 9 (21.95%) CCNA
11 9 (21.95%) Firewall
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
12 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
13 7 (17.07%) ITIL
13 7 (17.07%) CA

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 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Office 365
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) SaaS
3 5 (12.20%) iPaaS
3 5 (12.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) DHCP
2 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) LAN
2 9 (21.95%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Bitbucket
1 5 (12.20%) GitLab
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Consultant
2 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) IT Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Technical Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) IT Technician
6 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
1 5 (12.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
1 7 (17.07%) Information Security
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
1 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (14.63%) SOA
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) ArchiMate
3 5 (12.20%) Business Transformation
3 5 (12.20%) CRM
3 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Data Security
3 5 (12.20%) DevOps
3 5 (12.20%) Kanban
3 5 (12.20%) Microservices
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Open Source
3 5 (12.20%) Scrum
3 5 (12.20%) SDLC
3 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
3 5 (12.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PHP
2 5 (12.20%) Python
2 5 (12.20%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) MCSA
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (31.71%) MCSE
4 12 (29.27%) CCA
4 12 (29.27%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (21.95%) CCNA
5 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (14.63%) MCP
7 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) MCDST
7 2 (4.88%) MCITP
8 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.44%) HNC
8 1 (2.44%) HND
8 1 (2.44%) MCSM
8 1 (2.44%) MCTS
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Hyper-V
2 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (29.27%) XenApp
5 5 (12.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
1 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) CA
4 7 (17.07%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) Veeam
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) Draytek
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago