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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 139 177 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 22.68% 22.18% 21.17%
As % of the Vendors category 48.10% 47.45% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136 172 165
Median salary £39,250 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.44% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,000 £20,640
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 289 373 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 47.15% 46.74% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 261 365 407
Median salary £38,000 £41,522 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.48% -5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Southampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 143 (54.58%) Windows
2 113 (43.13%) SQL
3 111 (42.37%) MS Excel
4 97 (37.02%) SQL Server
5 96 (36.64%) C#
6 71 (27.10%) .NET
7 67 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (22.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (22.14%) Office 365
10 54 (20.61%) VMware
11 48 (18.32%) MS Office
12 40 (15.27%) MS Exchange
12 40 (15.27%) Active Directory
13 39 (14.89%) SAN
14 37 (14.12%) TDD
15 35 (13.36%) VoIP
16 34 (12.98%) Citrix
17 33 (12.60%) Software Engineering
18 32 (12.21%) T-SQL
18 32 (12.21%) Windows 10
18 32 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (11.83%) Degree
19 31 (11.83%) CSS
20 30 (11.45%) C++
20 30 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
20 30 (11.45%) MVC
20 30 (11.45%) Test Scripting
20 30 (11.45%) Windows 7
21 29 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (11.07%) 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 40 (15.27%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (9.16%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.82%) CMS
6 9 (3.44%) IIS
7 6 (2.29%) MS Project Server
8 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.91%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.15%) Drupal
9 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.38%) Kentico
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 111 (42.37%) MS Excel
2 48 (18.32%) MS Office
3 10 (3.82%) MS Project
4 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Infor CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.76%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (22.14%) Office 365
2 24 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.15%) SaaS
5 2 (0.76%) G Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.89%) SAN
2 35 (13.36%) VoIP
3 27 (10.31%) Network Security
4 19 (7.25%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.49%) DNS
6 16 (6.11%) Firewall
6 16 (6.11%) Internet
7 13 (4.96%) VPN
8 9 (3.44%) LAN
9 7 (2.67%) HTTP
10 6 (2.29%) DHCP
10 6 (2.29%) WAN
11 4 (1.53%) PPP
11 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.15%) Broadband
12 3 (1.15%) Intranet
12 3 (1.15%) LDAP
12 3 (1.15%) SSL
13 2 (0.76%) DSL
13 2 (0.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (37.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.02%) MS Access
3 14 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.44%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.29%) Power BI
10 5 (1.91%) Big Data
10 5 (1.91%) MySQL
10 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.53%) QlikView
11 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.20%) Selenium
4 10 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.05%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.05%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.15%) Subversion
7 3 (1.15%) Trac
General
1 24 (9.16%) Retail
2 23 (8.78%) Finance
3 8 (3.05%) Back Office
4 6 (2.29%) Electronics
5 5 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.53%) Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Automotive
7 3 (1.15%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (19.47%) Consultant
2 49 (18.70%) Developer
3 27 (10.31%) Software Engineer
4 26 (9.92%) IT Support
5 25 (9.54%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 23 (8.78%) Software Developer
6 23 (8.78%) Support Engineer
7 21 (8.02%) Analyst
8 19 (7.25%) .NET Developer
8 19 (7.25%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.87%) IT Engineer
9 18 (6.87%) IT Support Engineer
10 16 (6.11%) Implementation Consultant
10 16 (6.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (6.11%) Software Consultant
11 15 (5.73%) Administrator
12 12 (4.58%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (4.58%) Software Implementation Consultant
12 12 (4.58%) Support Analyst
13 11 (4.20%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.10%) .NET
2 31 (11.83%) CSS
3 29 (11.07%) ASP.NET
4 26 (9.92%) HTML
5 22 (8.40%) WPF
6 17 (6.49%) WCF
6 17 (6.49%) XML
7 15 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (4.96%) Web Services
9 12 (4.58%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.44%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 8 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.05%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (3.05%) MSMQ
11 8 (3.05%) Node.js
11 8 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (3.05%) RESTful
11 8 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.29%) User Experience
4 5 (1.91%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.15%) EPoS
5 3 (1.15%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.15%) Robotics
6 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) BYOD
7 1 (0.38%) Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) CMDB
7 1 (0.38%) EFT
7 1 (0.38%) EMV
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 143 (54.58%) Windows
2 60 (22.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (12.21%) Windows 10
4 30 (11.45%) Windows 7
5 29 (11.07%) Windows Server
5 29 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.02%) Linux
7 19 (7.25%) Mac OS X
8 9 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.67%) CentOS
9 7 (2.67%) Fedora
9 7 (2.67%) FreeBSD
10 5 (1.91%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.53%) Android
11 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.53%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.15%) VMS
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.12%) TDD
3 33 (12.60%) Software Engineering
4 30 (11.45%) MVC
4 30 (11.45%) Test Scripting
5 27 (10.31%) Project Management
6 24 (9.16%) Multithreading
7 23 (8.78%) Web Development
8 22 (8.40%) SDLC
9 21 (8.02%) Scrum
10 20 (7.63%) OO
11 17 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (6.49%) OOD
12 16 (6.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 16 (6.11%) Software Testing
13 15 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.34%) Coaching
15 12 (4.58%) E-Commerce
15 12 (4.58%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 113 (43.13%) SQL
2 96 (36.64%) C#
3 32 (12.21%) T-SQL
4 30 (11.45%) C++
5 20 (7.63%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.73%) Ruby
7 14 (5.34%) Java
8 12 (4.58%) Python
9 10 (3.82%) PHP
10 9 (3.44%) C
10 9 (3.44%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.05%) F#
12 7 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.67%) VBScript
13 3 (1.15%) Perl
13 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.76%) Delphi
14 2 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (11.83%) Degree
2 30 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (10.31%) MCSE
4 24 (9.16%) CCA
4 24 (9.16%) Citrix Certification
4 24 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (4.96%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.96%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.82%) MCSA
7 9 (3.44%) ISEB
8 5 (1.91%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.15%) CCNA
9 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.15%) HNC
9 3 (1.15%) HND
9 3 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) MCDST
10 1 (0.38%) MCP
10 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 40 (15.27%) Active Directory
2 32 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 24 (9.16%) XenApp
5 2 (0.76%) KVM
5 2 (0.76%) NFS
5 2 (0.76%) oVirt
5 2 (0.76%) pfSense
5 2 (0.76%) Samba
5 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.38%) NDS
6 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.82%) Puppet
1 10 (3.82%) WSUS
2 8 (3.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 8 (3.05%) Kibana
3 7 (2.67%) Ansible
4 4 (1.53%) SCOM
5 3 (1.15%) FreeIPA
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.15%) Nagios
5 3 (1.15%) SCCM
6 2 (0.76%) Bacula
6 2 (0.76%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 54 (20.61%) VMware
2 34 (12.98%) Citrix
3 20 (7.63%) Dell
4 9 (3.44%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.67%) Oracle
6 5 (1.91%) SonicWALL
7 4 (1.53%) Cisco
7 4 (1.53%) HP
7 4 (1.53%) Infor
7 4 (1.53%) Mitel
8 2 (0.76%) Apple
8 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.76%) Avaya
8 2 (0.76%) Google
8 2 (0.76%) NICE Systems
8 2 (0.76%) Sophos
9 1 (0.38%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.38%) Draytek
9 1 (0.38%) Snow
9 1 (0.38%) WatchGuard
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