Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 75 78
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.77% 3.67% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.51% 13.65% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 53 35
Southampton median annual salary £28,000 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.11% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £24,450 £31,300 £28,700
90th Percentile £66,000 £45,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.13% +10.71% -17.50%

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 389 425 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 29.16% 26.86% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 279 381 392
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £28,125 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% -2.35%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) MCSE
3 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
4 19 (51.35%) VMware
5 17 (45.95%) Degree
6 16 (43.24%) CCNA
6 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
9 11 (29.73%) VCP5
9 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (29.73%) CCNP
9 11 (29.73%) Intel
9 11 (29.73%) ITIL
9 11 (29.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (27.03%) Data Analysis
10 10 (27.03%) MCSA
10 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (27.03%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (27.03%) Decision-Making
11 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
11 8 (21.62%) MCP
11 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
12 6 (16.22%) Apple
12 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
12 6 (16.22%) VPN
12 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (13.51%) Dynamics AX

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 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) VPN
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
2 4 (10.81%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Technical Leader
2 4 (10.81%) Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) IT Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) IT Systems Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Security Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 2 (5.41%) Consultant
3 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (5.41%) Junior
3 2 (5.41%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
3 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
4 1 (2.70%) ERP Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (27.03%) Data Analysis
2 10 (27.03%) Decision-Making
2 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) ERP
4 5 (13.51%) Information Security
5 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
5 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (5.41%) Release Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Task-Oriented
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C++
1 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) MCSE
2 17 (45.95%) Degree
3 16 (43.24%) CCNA
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (29.73%) CCNP
4 11 (29.73%) VCP5
4 11 (29.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (27.03%) MCSA
6 8 (21.62%) MCP
7 5 (13.51%) CISSP
8 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
8 4 (10.81%) CISM
8 4 (10.81%) DBS Check
8 4 (10.81%) GIAC
8 4 (10.81%) GSEC
8 4 (10.81%) GSLC
8 4 (10.81%) MCDST
8 4 (10.81%) MCTS
9 2 (5.41%) ACCA
9 2 (5.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Intel
4 6 (16.22%) Apple
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) HP