Period
to 20 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 239 382 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 17.28% 20.11% 22.26%
As % of the Vendors category 45.35% 48.05% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 202 361 267
Southampton median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,525 £20,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +5.26%

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 527 795 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 38.11% 41.84% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 431 723 503
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £28,125 £23,050 £22,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -2.44%

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 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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.

1 121 (50.63%) SQL
2 117 (48.95%) C#
3 104 (43.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (39.75%) .NET
5 82 (34.31%) SQL Server
6 78 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (30.96%) Windows
8 55 (23.01%) ASP.NET
9 54 (22.59%) MVC
10 52 (21.76%) JavaScript
11 46 (19.25%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (17.57%) .NET Framework
13 39 (16.32%) AngularJS
14 38 (15.90%) Degree
15 37 (15.48%) Git (software)
16 36 (15.06%) HTML
17 35 (14.64%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (13.39%) Elasticsearch
19 31 (12.97%) DevOps
19 31 (12.97%) Team Foundation Server
19 31 (12.97%) CSS
19 31 (12.97%) Microsoft Office
20 30 (12.55%) Visual Studio
20 30 (12.55%) SharePoint
20 30 (12.55%) Windows Server
21 27 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (11.30%) Active Directory
21 27 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
21 27 (11.30%) Finance
22 26 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 32 (13.39%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (12.55%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.86%) Apache
3 14 (5.86%) Apache Spark
4 11 (4.60%) IIS
5 9 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.93%) Apache Pig
6 7 (2.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (12.97%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.93%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.42%) Maximo
4 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 104 (43.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.37%) Office 365
3 11 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.18%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (3.77%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 6 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.09%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.67%) IaaS
8 4 (1.67%) Serverless
8 4 (1.67%) Yammer
9 3 (1.26%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.84%) PaaS
10 2 (0.84%) SaaS
11 1 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.60%) HTTPS
2 10 (4.18%) Network Security
3 8 (3.35%) Firewall
4 7 (2.93%) VoIP
5 6 (2.51%) Intranet
6 5 (2.09%) LAN
6 5 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.09%) WAN
7 4 (1.67%) Converged Networks
7 4 (1.67%) DNS
7 4 (1.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.67%) VPN
8 3 (1.26%) DHCP
8 3 (1.26%) Internet
8 3 (1.26%) SAN
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.84%) ISDN
9 2 (0.84%) SNMP
9 2 (0.84%) VLAN
10 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (10.46%) Big Data
4 22 (9.21%) Power BI
5 19 (7.95%) Azure SQL Database
6 18 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (6.69%) Data Lake
9 14 (5.86%) NoSQL
9 14 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (5.02%) MongoDB
11 11 (4.60%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (4.60%) Neo4j
12 10 (4.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 10 (4.18%) Cosmos DB
12 10 (4.18%) Hadoop
13 8 (3.35%) OLAP
13 8 (3.35%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.93%) Impala
Development Applications
1 37 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (12.55%) Visual Studio
4 18 (7.53%) NUnit
5 8 (3.35%) Selenium
6 6 (2.51%) git-flow
6 6 (2.51%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.67%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.26%) WiX
9 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 27 (11.30%) Finance
2 21 (8.79%) Retail
3 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.51%) Games
5 5 (2.09%) Advertising
5 5 (2.09%) Back Office
5 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.67%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.26%) Law
7 3 (1.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (39.75%) Developer
2 50 (20.92%) Software Developer
3 44 (18.41%) C# Developer
4 30 (12.55%) Analyst
4 30 (12.55%) C# Software Developer
5 24 (10.04%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.11%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.28%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.86%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (5.86%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (5.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 13 (5.44%) IT Support
10 11 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (4.60%) Technical Support
10 11 (4.60%) Technical Support Analyst
11 10 (4.18%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.77%) 1st Line Technical Support
12 9 (3.77%) Architect
12 9 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (39.75%) .NET
2 55 (23.01%) ASP.NET
3 42 (17.57%) .NET Framework
4 39 (16.32%) AngularJS
5 36 (15.06%) HTML
6 31 (12.97%) CSS
7 27 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (10.88%) REST
9 24 (10.04%) Entity Framework
10 23 (9.62%) HTML5
11 20 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (7.53%) Web Services
13 17 (7.11%) Vue.js
14 16 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (5.86%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (5.86%) React
16 13 (5.44%) RESTful
17 12 (5.02%) .NET Core
17 12 (5.02%) SOAP
17 12 (5.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.53%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.11%) RIA
3 15 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.18%) Replication
7 6 (2.51%) NHS
8 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.67%) CCTV
9 4 (1.67%) IPTV
10 3 (1.26%) Clustering
10 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.26%) EPoS
10 3 (1.26%) Fintech
10 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 74 (30.96%) Windows
2 30 (12.55%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.11%) Windows 7
4 16 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.60%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.67%) Linux
8 1 (0.42%) AIX
8 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.59%) MVC
3 46 (19.25%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (14.64%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (12.97%) DevOps
6 26 (10.88%) ITIL
7 25 (10.46%) Project Management
7 25 (10.46%) Scrum
8 24 (10.04%) ETL
9 22 (9.21%) TDD
10 21 (8.79%) Multithreading
11 17 (7.11%) Analytics
12 15 (6.28%) Data Analysis
12 15 (6.28%) SDLC
12 15 (6.28%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.86%) Open Source
14 13 (5.44%) CRM
14 13 (5.44%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.02%) Customer Requirements
15 12 (5.02%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 121 (50.63%) SQL
2 117 (48.95%) C#
3 52 (21.76%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.37%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.86%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.77%) Java
8 8 (3.35%) Python
9 7 (2.93%) VB
10 4 (1.67%) C
10 4 (1.67%) VBA
11 3 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.26%) PHP
11 3 (1.26%) Ruby
12 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.84%) VB6
13 1 (0.42%) Delphi
13 1 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 38 (15.90%) Degree
2 8 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.09%) CCNA
4 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.67%) CCNP
5 4 (1.67%) ISEB
6 3 (1.26%) MCDST
6 3 (1.26%) MCITP
6 3 (1.26%) MCSA
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) PMO
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.84%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Docker
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (5.86%) Kibana
2 10 (4.18%) Terraform
3 9 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.77%) Puppet
4 5 (2.09%) SCCM
5 3 (1.26%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.42%) Ansible
7 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (8.79%) VMware
2 16 (6.69%) Cisco
3 10 (4.18%) Databricks
4 9 (3.77%) Borland
5 6 (2.51%) HP
6 5 (2.09%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.67%) Aruba
7 4 (1.67%) Blue Prism
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle
7 4 (1.67%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.67%) SAP
7 4 (1.67%) UiPath
8 3 (1.26%) Avaya
8 3 (1.26%) Mitel
9 2 (0.84%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (0.84%) Cadence
9 2 (0.84%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.84%) Dell
9 2 (0.84%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.84%) Veeam