Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 61 68
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 42 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.88% 3.86% 3.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.60% 14.43% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 46
Southampton median annual salary £28,000 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.11% -7.06% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,250 £27,500 £26,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £34,875 £33,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.95% -3.21% -9.09%

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 368 291 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.14% 26.75% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 266 268 443
Southampton median annual salary £44,750 £35,500 £41,543
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.06% -14.55% -2.25%
10th Percentile £27,875 £21,100 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -3.61%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) MCSE
3 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
4 20 (51.28%) CCNA
4 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (46.15%) VMware
5 18 (46.15%) Degree
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (28.21%) Intel
9 11 (28.21%) CCNP
9 11 (28.21%) ITIL
9 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (28.21%) VCP5
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
10 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (25.64%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (25.64%) Decision-Making
10 10 (25.64%) Data Analysis
11 8 (20.51%) MCP
11 8 (20.51%) MCSA
11 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
12 6 (15.38%) Apple
12 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (12.82%) Network Optimisation
13 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure

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 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
1 5 (12.82%) VLAN
2 4 (10.26%) VPN
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Technical Leader
2 5 (12.82%) Junior
2 5 (12.82%) Junior Network Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (5.13%) Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) IT Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.56%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (2.56%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
1 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) CESG
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) Linux
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (25.64%) Data Analysis
2 10 (25.64%) Decision-Making
2 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (12.82%) ERP
4 5 (12.82%) Information Security
4 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
5 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 2 (5.13%) Release Management
7 1 (2.56%) ISMS
7 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C++
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
1 1 (2.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) MCSE
2 20 (51.28%) CCNA
2 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (46.15%) Degree
4 12 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (28.21%) CCNP
5 11 (28.21%) VCP5
6 8 (20.51%) MCP
6 8 (20.51%) MCSA
7 5 (12.82%) CISSP
8 4 (10.26%) A+ Certification
8 4 (10.26%) CISM
8 4 (10.26%) DBS Check
8 4 (10.26%) GIAC
8 4 (10.26%) GSEC
8 4 (10.26%) GSLC
8 4 (10.26%) MCDST
8 4 (10.26%) MCTS
9 2 (5.13%) ACCA
9 2 (5.13%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Intel
4 6 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) HP