Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 270 258 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 19.78% 23.20% 24.43%
As % of the Vendors category 52.63% 54.20% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 243 236 346
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -6.25%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Southampton.

All Vendors
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 513 476 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.58% 42.81% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 442 411 673
Southampton median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,275 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Southampton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Southampton.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Southampton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 123 (45.56%) C#
2 106 (39.26%) Windows
3 100 (37.04%) SQL
4 83 (30.74%) .NET
5 77 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (25.19%) SQL Server
7 54 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 53 (19.63%) Active Directory
9 52 (19.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 50 (18.52%) HTML
10 50 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
11 48 (17.78%) ASP.NET
12 45 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 45 (16.67%) MVC
13 42 (15.56%) CSS
14 41 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
14 41 (15.19%) TDD
14 41 (15.19%) Degree
15 36 (13.33%) Web Services
15 36 (13.33%) Windows Server
16 34 (12.59%) VMware
17 31 (11.48%) Finance
17 31 (11.48%) Software Engineering
18 28 (10.37%) Linux
18 28 (10.37%) OO
18 28 (10.37%) Unit Testing
19 27 (10.00%) Windows 7
20 26 (9.63%) Git (software)
20 26 (9.63%) WPF
21 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
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 17 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.56%) Apache
2 15 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.59%) Confluence
5 7 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.85%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.48%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.48%) IIS
9 3 (1.11%) CMS
9 3 (1.11%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 54 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.37%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (19.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.30%) Office 365
4 14 (5.19%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.85%) SaaS
6 4 (1.48%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 4 (1.48%) PaaS
6 4 (1.48%) Serverless
7 3 (1.11%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.11%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.67%) Firewall
2 16 (5.93%) Network Security
3 12 (4.44%) Internet
4 10 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.70%) VPN
5 9 (3.33%) DNS
6 8 (2.96%) IP Telephony
6 8 (2.96%) SAN
6 8 (2.96%) Wireless
7 7 (2.59%) DHCP
7 7 (2.59%) VLAN
8 6 (2.22%) LAN
8 6 (2.22%) WebEx
9 5 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (1.85%) Intranet
10 4 (1.48%) HTTP
10 4 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.11%) Skype
11 3 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.56%) MS Access
3 12 (4.44%) Big Data
4 11 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (2.96%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.85%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.48%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.48%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.74%) Power BI
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (9.63%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.81%) Selenium
5 10 (3.70%) JIRA
6 7 (2.59%) NUnit
7 6 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.48%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.11%) Subversion
9 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.37%) GitLab
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (11.48%) Finance
2 18 (6.67%) Retail
3 5 (1.85%) Back Office
4 4 (1.48%) Advertising
4 4 (1.48%) Local Government
4 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Law
5 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (25.56%) Developer
2 31 (11.48%) Software Developer
3 29 (10.74%) Analyst
4 27 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 26 (9.63%) C# Developer
6 24 (8.89%) Consultant
7 20 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 20 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
7 20 (7.41%) Junior
8 18 (6.67%) Implementation Specialist
9 16 (5.93%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.81%) Architect
10 13 (4.81%) Implementation Consultant
10 13 (4.81%) Junior Developer
11 12 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
11 12 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (4.44%) Technical Leader
12 11 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (3.70%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (30.74%) .NET
2 50 (18.52%) HTML
3 48 (17.78%) ASP.NET
4 42 (15.56%) CSS
5 36 (13.33%) Web Services
6 26 (9.63%) WPF
7 22 (8.15%) REST
8 21 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (5.93%) WCF
11 15 (5.56%) HTML5
12 14 (5.19%) .NET Framework
12 14 (5.19%) jQuery
13 13 (4.81%) RESTful
13 13 (4.81%) WinForms
14 12 (4.44%) Vue.js
15 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (4.07%) JSON
16 9 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.44%) EPoS
3 9 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.85%) RIA
7 4 (1.48%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.48%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.48%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.48%) Robotics
8 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.74%) Replication
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) Life Science
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.37%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 106 (39.26%) Windows
2 36 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 28 (10.37%) Linux
4 27 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 15 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.96%) Android
10 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.85%) Unix
10 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.48%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.48%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.48%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.48%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (16.67%) MVC
4 41 (15.19%) TDD
5 31 (11.48%) Software Engineering
6 28 (10.37%) OO
6 28 (10.37%) Unit Testing
7 21 (7.78%) SDLC
8 20 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (7.04%) Test Automation
10 18 (6.67%) OOD
11 17 (6.30%) Configuration Management
11 17 (6.30%) DevOps
11 17 (6.30%) ITIL
11 17 (6.30%) Test Scripting
12 15 (5.56%) Multithreading
13 13 (4.81%) OOP
14 12 (4.44%) Coaching
14 12 (4.44%) Scrum
14 12 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (45.56%) C#
2 100 (37.04%) SQL
3 45 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.89%) Java
5 22 (8.15%) Python
6 18 (6.67%) Ruby
7 13 (4.81%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.70%) Perl
9 9 (3.33%) C
9 9 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.59%) C++
11 5 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.85%) VBA
12 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.48%) Go
12 4 (1.48%) PHP
12 4 (1.48%) X++
13 3 (1.11%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (15.19%) Degree
2 24 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (3.70%) MCSE
4 10 (3.70%) RHCE
4 10 (3.70%) RHCSA
5 9 (3.33%) CCNA
5 9 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.96%) MCP
7 6 (2.22%) ISEB
8 5 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.85%) HND
8 5 (1.85%) MCSA
8 5 (1.85%) NVQ Level 4
8 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.48%) CCA
9 4 (1.48%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.85%) QA
3 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (19.63%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.22%) XenApp
6 5 (1.85%) vSphere
7 4 (1.48%) Docker
8 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.37%) Firmware
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (6.30%) Puppet
2 9 (3.33%) SCCM
3 5 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.48%) Ansible
5 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.11%) Terraform
6 2 (0.74%) PowerCLI
6 2 (0.74%) SCOM
6 2 (0.74%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.74%) vMotion
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 34 (12.59%) VMware
2 15 (5.56%) Cisco
3 14 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 13 (4.81%) Citrix
5 10 (3.70%) HP
6 8 (2.96%) Apple
7 7 (2.59%) Oracle
8 6 (2.22%) Intel
8 6 (2.22%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.85%) Databricks
10 4 (1.48%) Bomgar
11 3 (1.11%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.11%) Meraki
11 3 (1.11%) Sybase
12 2 (0.74%) Adobe
12 2 (0.74%) IBM
12 2 (0.74%) Symantec
12 2 (0.74%) Veeam
13 1 (0.37%) Capita
13 1 (0.37%) ESRI