Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 73 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 53 41 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.61% 3.03% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.35% 8.84% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 45
Southampton median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £31,375 £26,850 £33,350
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £54,750
Hampshire median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +23.08%

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 397 464 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.04% 34.29% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 358 424 324
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,900 £23,313
90th Percentile £58,250 £58,525 £61,600
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +1.20% -1.78% -0.59%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 41 (77.36%) Windows
3 35 (66.04%) VMware
3 35 (66.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (62.26%) CCA
4 33 (62.26%) Citrix Certification
5 31 (58.49%) Citrix
6 29 (54.72%) MCSA
7 27 (50.94%) ITIL
8 25 (47.17%) Windows Server
9 24 (45.28%) Hyper-V
10 23 (43.40%) Office 365
10 23 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (43.40%) MCSE
10 23 (43.40%) CCNA
11 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (39.62%) PRINCE2
12 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (35.85%) Driving Licence
13 19 (35.85%) SAN
14 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
14 18 (33.96%) LAN
14 18 (33.96%) WAN
15 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (32.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (30.19%) XenApp
17 14 (26.42%) NetApp
17 14 (26.42%) VoIP
17 14 (26.42%) Cisco
18 10 (18.87%) SQL Server

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 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) Office 365
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) SAN
2 18 (33.96%) LAN
2 18 (33.96%) WAN
3 14 (26.42%) VoIP
4 4 (7.55%) Internet
4 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Consultant
2 16 (30.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 16 (30.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) IT Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Senior IT Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) Ajax
1 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.55%) CSS
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
1 4 (7.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Driving Licence
2 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
3 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows Server
3 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.43%) Linux
5 4 (7.55%) SUSE
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Unix
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) ITIL
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) PRINCE2
3 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
4 5 (9.43%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (9.43%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (7.55%) High Availability
5 4 (7.55%) OO
5 4 (7.55%) OOD
5 4 (7.55%) Refactoring
5 4 (7.55%) Scrum
5 4 (7.55%) SDLC
5 4 (7.55%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (7.55%) TDD
5 4 (7.55%) Use Case
5 4 (7.55%) Web Development
6 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) C#
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) CCA
1 33 (62.26%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (54.72%) MCSA
3 23 (43.40%) CCNA
3 23 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (43.40%) MCSE
4 17 (32.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (9.43%) MCP
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CCNP
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) HNC
7 1 (1.89%) MCITP
7 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (66.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (45.28%) Hyper-V
3 16 (30.19%) XenApp
4 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 35 (66.04%) VMware
3 31 (58.49%) Citrix
4 14 (26.42%) Cisco
4 14 (26.42%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Veeam