Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 242 240 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 17.61% 21.96% 21.79%
As % of the Vendors category 49.59% 53.69% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 231 226 268
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,250 £19,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,250 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -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 488 447 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 35.52% 40.90% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 408 394 572
Southampton median annual salary £41,375 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.33% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,825 £21,025
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 117 (48.35%) C#
2 93 (38.43%) SQL
3 85 (35.12%) .NET
4 83 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (28.93%) Windows
6 64 (26.45%) SQL Server
7 63 (26.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 53 (21.90%) ASP.NET
9 51 (21.07%) MVC
10 45 (18.60%) Microsoft Excel
11 42 (17.36%) JavaScript
12 40 (16.53%) TDD
12 40 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
13 36 (14.88%) HTML
13 36 (14.88%) Active Directory
14 34 (14.05%) CSS
15 33 (13.64%) Java
15 33 (13.64%) Degree
16 32 (13.22%) Git (software)
16 32 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
17 31 (12.81%) Web Services
18 28 (11.57%) Finance
18 28 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (11.16%) Python
20 26 (10.74%) Scrum
20 26 (10.74%) RESTful
21 25 (10.33%) DevOps
22 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
23 22 (9.09%) Retail
23 22 (9.09%) Software Engineering

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 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (6.61%) IIS
3 13 (5.37%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.55%) Apache
4 11 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.89%) Confluence
7 6 (2.48%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.07%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.83%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) DNN
12 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.41%) Immediacy CMS
12 1 (0.41%) Kentico
12 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (18.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.41%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (26.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.61%) Office 365
4 8 (3.31%) SaaS
5 7 (2.89%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (2.89%) Serverless
6 5 (2.07%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 5 (2.07%) PaaS
7 4 (1.65%) Azure Functions
7 4 (1.65%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.24%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.83%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.83%) Yammer
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.02%) Internet
2 16 (6.61%) Firewall
3 11 (4.55%) VPN
4 9 (3.72%) LAN
5 8 (3.31%) Network Security
6 7 (2.89%) DNS
6 7 (2.89%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.07%) DHCP
7 5 (2.07%) Intranet
7 5 (2.07%) VLAN
7 5 (2.07%) WAN
8 4 (1.65%) HTTP
8 4 (1.65%) Skype
8 4 (1.65%) Wireless
9 3 (1.24%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.24%) VoIP
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.83%) SAN
10 2 (0.83%) WebEx
11 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.44%) Big Data
3 14 (5.79%) Geospatial Data
4 13 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.72%) Data Lake
6 7 (2.89%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.07%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (2.07%) MS Access
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.65%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.65%) Power BI
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.61%) Selenium
4 14 (5.79%) Jasmine
4 14 (5.79%) NUnit
5 13 (5.37%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.55%) JIRA
7 7 (2.89%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.24%) GitLab
9 3 (1.24%) Subversion
10 2 (0.83%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.41%) Grunt
11 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.41%) Mocha
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.41%) Protractor
11 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (11.57%) Finance
2 22 (9.09%) Retail
3 12 (4.96%) Back Office
4 4 (1.65%) Local Government
5 3 (1.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (33.06%) Developer
2 45 (18.60%) Software Developer
3 31 (12.81%) C# Developer
4 25 (10.33%) C# Software Developer
5 23 (9.50%) Analyst
6 19 (7.85%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.79%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (5.37%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.96%) Architect
10 12 (4.96%) Implementation Specialist
11 11 (4.55%) Consultant
11 11 (4.55%) Junior
12 10 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (3.72%) .NET Software Developer
13 9 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.31%) Azure Developer
14 8 (3.31%) Implementation Consultant
14 8 (3.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (35.12%) .NET
2 53 (21.90%) ASP.NET
3 36 (14.88%) HTML
4 34 (14.05%) CSS
5 31 (12.81%) Web Services
6 26 (10.74%) RESTful
7 21 (8.68%) AngularJS
8 20 (8.26%) REST
9 19 (7.85%) Vue.js
10 16 (6.61%) HTML5
11 15 (6.20%) .NET Framework
11 15 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (5.37%) Entity Framework
14 10 (4.13%) WPF
15 9 (3.72%) JSON
16 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (2.89%) Ember.js
16 7 (2.89%) React
16 7 (2.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.96%) RIA
3 11 (4.55%) EPoS
4 10 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.65%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.65%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.65%) Robotics
8 3 (1.24%) Fintech
8 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.83%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.83%) Clustering
9 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) Replication
9 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.93%) Windows
2 22 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 19 (7.85%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.44%) Linux
5 9 (3.72%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.65%) Android
8 4 (1.65%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.65%) Unix
8 4 (1.65%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.07%) MVC
3 40 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (16.53%) TDD
4 26 (10.74%) Scrum
5 25 (10.33%) DevOps
6 22 (9.09%) SDLC
6 22 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 21 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (8.68%) Unit Testing
8 20 (8.26%) OO
8 20 (8.26%) OOD
9 17 (7.02%) Multithreading
10 15 (6.20%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.20%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.79%) Test Scripting
12 12 (4.96%) Coaching
12 12 (4.96%) Configuration Management
12 12 (4.96%) Project Management
12 12 (4.96%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 117 (48.35%) C#
2 93 (38.43%) SQL
3 42 (17.36%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.64%) Java
5 27 (11.16%) Python
6 18 (7.44%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.37%) Ruby
8 12 (4.96%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.13%) C
9 10 (4.13%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.48%) C++
10 6 (2.48%) Go
11 5 (2.07%) Perl
11 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.07%) VBA
12 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.65%) PHP
12 4 (1.65%) X++
13 3 (1.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (13.64%) Degree
2 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.72%) CCNA
3 9 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.72%) MCP
3 9 (3.72%) MCSE
4 8 (3.31%) MCSA
4 8 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.89%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.07%) HND
6 5 (2.07%) ISEB
6 5 (2.07%) NVQ Level 4
6 5 (2.07%) RHCE
6 5 (2.07%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.65%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.65%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.65%) MCDST
7 4 (1.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.96%) SLA
2 9 (3.72%) QA
3 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.79%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.65%) Docker
6 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (4.96%) Puppet
2 11 (4.55%) SCCM
3 6 (2.48%) Ansible
4 5 (2.07%) Terraform
5 4 (1.65%) SCOM
6 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (7.85%) VMware
2 11 (4.55%) Intel
3 9 (3.72%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.89%) Apple
4 7 (2.89%) Oracle
5 6 (2.48%) Databricks
6 5 (2.07%) Cisco
6 5 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (1.24%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.24%) Borland
7 3 (1.24%) Google
7 3 (1.24%) Sybase
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe
8 2 (0.83%) Dell
9 1 (0.41%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.41%) ESRI
9 1 (0.41%) McAfee
9 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.41%) Symantec
9 1 (0.41%) Veeam