Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 295 263 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 21.00% 19.61% 24.14%
As % of the Vendors category 52.68% 41.29% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 277 241 303
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £18,800 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £61,000
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 560 637 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 39.86% 47.50% 48.94%
Number of salaries quoted 500 557 596
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,875 £52,500 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +5.39%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 152 (51.53%) Windows
2 149 (50.51%) C#
3 123 (41.69%) SQL
4 114 (38.64%) SQL Server
5 111 (37.63%) .NET
6 65 (22.03%) ASP.NET
7 64 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (21.36%) Active Directory
8 63 (21.36%) VMware
9 59 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (20.00%) HTML
10 57 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (18.98%) Web Services
11 56 (18.98%) Windows Server
12 50 (16.95%) CSS
13 46 (15.59%) Test Automation
14 44 (14.92%) Retail
14 44 (14.92%) Software Engineering
14 44 (14.92%) Web Development
14 44 (14.92%) .NET Framework
15 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 42 (14.24%) Test Scripting
17 41 (13.90%) OO
18 40 (13.56%) Office 365
19 39 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (12.88%) MVC
21 37 (12.54%) Linux
21 37 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (12.20%) OOP
23 35 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 30 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (6.10%) IIS
4 13 (4.41%) Apache
4 13 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.36%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.36%) CMS
8 4 (1.36%) Commerce Server
8 4 (1.36%) Commerce Server 2007
8 4 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.68%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.36%) nopCommerce
3 3 (1.02%) Maximo
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.34%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.56%) Office 365
2 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.02%) IaaS
4 3 (1.02%) PaaS
4 3 (1.02%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.34%) G Suite
6 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.47%) LAN
2 24 (8.14%) WAN
3 21 (7.12%) SAN
4 20 (6.78%) Firewall
4 20 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.75%) VoIP
6 8 (2.71%) DNS
6 8 (2.71%) Network Security
6 8 (2.71%) VPN
7 7 (2.37%) DHCP
8 6 (2.03%) IPsec
8 6 (2.03%) OpenVPN
8 6 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.69%) FTP
9 5 (1.69%) IMAP
9 5 (1.69%) SMTP
9 5 (1.69%) Telnet
10 4 (1.36%) CTI
10 4 (1.36%) Internet
10 4 (1.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.53%) MS Access
3 7 (2.37%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.36%) MySQL
4 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.68%) Ingres
6 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.73%) Selenium
2 11 (3.73%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.36%) WiX
6 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.02%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.68%) git-flow
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (14.92%) Retail
2 30 (10.17%) Back Office
3 6 (2.03%) Finance
4 4 (1.36%) Law
4 4 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) French Language
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (26.78%) Developer
2 49 (16.61%) Consultant
2 49 (16.61%) Support Engineer
3 45 (15.25%) Software Developer
4 40 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 37 (12.54%) IT Engineer
6 32 (10.85%) C# Software Developer
7 31 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (9.49%) Software Engineer
9 26 (8.81%) Implementation Consultant
10 24 (8.14%) Junior
11 23 (7.80%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 22 (7.46%) IT Support
12 22 (7.46%) Software Consultant
13 21 (7.12%) Software Implementation Consultant
14 19 (6.44%) .NET Developer
14 19 (6.44%) Senior Developer
15 18 (6.10%) IT Support Engineer
16 16 (5.42%) Junior Developer
16 16 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (37.63%) .NET
2 65 (22.03%) ASP.NET
3 59 (20.00%) HTML
4 56 (18.98%) Web Services
5 50 (16.95%) CSS
6 44 (14.92%) .NET Framework
7 35 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 30 (10.17%) WPF
9 28 (9.49%) REST
10 15 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (5.08%) XML
11 12 (4.07%) jQuery
12 11 (3.73%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.05%) Ember.js
13 9 (3.05%) WCF
14 5 (1.69%) Ajax
14 5 (1.69%) JSON
15 4 (1.36%) Entity Framework
15 4 (1.36%) HTML5
15 4 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.14%) Driving Licence
3 14 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.71%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.36%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.36%) EPoS
7 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.68%) Life Science
7 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.34%) BYOD
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.34%) Fintech
8 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 152 (51.53%) Windows
2 64 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 56 (18.98%) Windows Server
4 37 (12.54%) Linux
4 37 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (6.78%) Windows 8
7 16 (5.42%) Windows 7
8 13 (4.41%) Windows 10
9 12 (4.07%) Unix
10 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.02%) CentOS
11 3 (1.02%) SUSE
12 2 (0.68%) Fedora
12 2 (0.68%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) AIX
13 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (15.59%) Test Automation
3 44 (14.92%) Software Engineering
3 44 (14.92%) Web Development
4 42 (14.24%) Test Scripting
5 41 (13.90%) OO
6 38 (12.88%) MVC
7 36 (12.20%) OOP
8 33 (11.19%) Use Case
9 30 (10.17%) ITIL
9 30 (10.17%) Scrum
10 27 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (8.47%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 24 (8.14%) SDLC
13 21 (7.12%) Unit Testing
14 18 (6.10%) Configuration Management
14 18 (6.10%) PRINCE2
14 18 (6.10%) Time Management
15 17 (5.76%) Software Testing
15 17 (5.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 149 (50.51%) C#
2 123 (41.69%) SQL
3 29 (9.83%) Java
4 26 (8.81%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.46%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.78%) VB.NET
7 18 (6.10%) PHP
7 18 (6.10%) Ruby
8 15 (5.08%) Perl
8 15 (5.08%) Python
9 5 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.36%) C
10 4 (1.36%) C++
11 2 (0.68%) Go
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.51%) CCA
2 31 (10.51%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (9.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (7.12%) MCSA
5 19 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (6.10%) CCNA
6 18 (6.10%) Degree
7 15 (5.08%) MCSE
8 14 (4.75%) ISEB
9 13 (4.41%) RHCE
9 13 (4.41%) RHCSA
10 9 (3.05%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.03%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.68%) MCITP
13 2 (0.68%) MCP
13 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.05%) SLA
2 4 (1.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) GCP
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 63 (21.36%) Active Directory
2 57 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.08%) XenApp
5 6 (2.03%) KVM
5 6 (2.03%) NFS
5 6 (2.03%) oVirt
5 6 (2.03%) pfSense
5 6 (2.03%) Samba
6 4 (1.36%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.02%) Docker
8 2 (0.68%) vSphere
8 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (6.10%) Puppet
2 7 (2.37%) WSUS
3 6 (2.03%) Bacula
4 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.34%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.34%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.34%) vMotion
Vendors
1 63 (21.36%) VMware
2 34 (11.53%) Citrix
3 26 (8.81%) Cisco
4 21 (7.12%) Red Hat
5 19 (6.44%) Oracle
6 14 (4.75%) NetApp
7 6 (2.03%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.03%) Dell
7 6 (2.03%) HP
7 6 (2.03%) Sophos
8 4 (1.36%) Google
9 3 (1.02%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.02%) Remedy
10 2 (0.68%) Actian
10 2 (0.68%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.68%) Veeam
11 1 (0.34%) Capita
11 1 (0.34%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.34%) Talend