Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 234 330 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 17.61% 20.68% 19.44%
As % of the Vendors category 48.55% 50.69% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 217 310 232
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,750 £19,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -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 482 651 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 36.27% 40.79% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 392 582 545
Southampton median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,325 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £53,750
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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 114 (48.72%) C#
2 98 (41.88%) SQL
3 90 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (37.18%) .NET
5 71 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 70 (29.91%) SQL Server
7 63 (26.92%) Windows
8 62 (26.50%) ASP.NET
9 59 (25.21%) MVC
10 47 (20.09%) JavaScript
11 40 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 34 (14.53%) Scrum
13 34 (14.53%) Git (software)
14 33 (14.10%) TDD
14 33 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
15 32 (13.68%) T-SQL
16 30 (12.82%) AngularJS
17 29 (12.39%) Java
17 29 (12.39%) Microsoft Excel
18 28 (11.97%) CSS
18 28 (11.97%) HTML
18 28 (11.97%) SDLC
18 28 (11.97%) Degree
19 27 (11.54%) RESTful
19 27 (11.54%) DevOps
20 26 (11.11%) Web Services
20 26 (11.11%) Retail
20 26 (11.11%) Finance
21 24 (10.26%) Vue.js

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 24 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (8.55%) IIS
2 20 (8.55%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.98%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.56%) Apache
5 11 (4.70%) Apache Spark
6 9 (3.85%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.99%) Confluence
8 3 (1.28%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.85%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.43%) DNN
10 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.43%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Kentico
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (12.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 71 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.26%) Office 365
4 8 (3.42%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (3.42%) SaaS
4 8 (3.42%) Serverless
5 6 (2.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 5 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (2.14%) PaaS
7 4 (1.71%) Azure Functions
7 4 (1.71%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.28%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.28%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.12%) Internet
2 18 (7.69%) Firewall
3 14 (5.98%) VPN
4 11 (4.70%) LAN
5 8 (3.42%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.99%) Intranet
6 7 (2.99%) Network Security
6 7 (2.99%) WAN
7 6 (2.56%) DNS
8 5 (2.14%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.71%) DHCP
9 4 (1.71%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.71%) VLAN
10 3 (1.28%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.28%) Skype
10 3 (1.28%) VoIP
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (0.85%) ISDN
11 2 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.12%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (7.69%) Big Data
4 15 (6.41%) Data Lake
5 12 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.70%) Geospatial Data
6 11 (4.70%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.85%) Neo4j
9 8 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.42%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.42%) Power BI
10 7 (2.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.26%) NUnit
4 15 (6.41%) Selenium
5 14 (5.98%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.56%) Jasmine
7 10 (4.27%) JIRA
8 8 (3.42%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.71%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.28%) GitLab
10 3 (1.28%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.43%) Grunt
12 1 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.43%) Mocha
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.43%) Protractor
12 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 26 (11.11%) Finance
1 26 (11.11%) Retail
2 16 (6.84%) Back Office
3 5 (2.14%) Advertising
4 4 (1.71%) Local Government
5 2 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (38.03%) Developer
2 50 (21.37%) Software Developer
3 39 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 28 (11.97%) C# Software Developer
5 24 (10.26%) Analyst
6 15 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.98%) Architect
8 13 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
10 11 (4.70%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.70%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (3.85%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) Azure Developer
12 8 (3.42%) Software Test Engineer
13 7 (2.99%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 7 (2.99%) Administrator
13 7 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (2.99%) Data Architect
14 6 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (37.18%) .NET
2 62 (26.50%) ASP.NET
3 30 (12.82%) AngularJS
4 28 (11.97%) CSS
4 28 (11.97%) HTML
5 27 (11.54%) RESTful
6 26 (11.11%) Web Services
7 24 (10.26%) Vue.js
8 23 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (8.97%) .NET Framework
10 19 (8.12%) REST
11 18 (7.69%) HTML5
12 17 (7.26%) Entity Framework
13 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (5.13%) React
15 11 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (4.27%) Ember.js
17 8 (3.42%) JSON
18 7 (2.99%) Kafka
18 7 (2.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) RIA
2 12 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.70%) EPoS
4 9 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.71%) Clustering
7 4 (1.71%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.71%) Fintech
7 4 (1.71%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.71%) Robotics
8 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Life Science
10 1 (0.43%) Tandem
10 1 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.92%) Windows
2 17 (7.26%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.70%) Linux
4 10 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.99%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.14%) Unix
8 4 (1.71%) Android
8 4 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.71%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.85%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.21%) MVC
3 40 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (14.53%) Scrum
5 33 (14.10%) TDD
6 28 (11.97%) SDLC
7 27 (11.54%) DevOps
8 21 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.55%) Multithreading
10 19 (8.12%) OO
10 19 (8.12%) OOD
11 14 (5.98%) Iteration Planning
11 14 (5.98%) Software Engineering
12 13 (5.56%) Open Source
12 13 (5.56%) Project Management
12 13 (5.56%) Refactoring
13 12 (5.13%) Coaching
14 11 (4.70%) Deadline-Driven
14 11 (4.70%) ITIL
14 11 (4.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 114 (48.72%) C#
2 98 (41.88%) SQL
3 47 (20.09%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.68%) T-SQL
5 29 (12.39%) Java
6 23 (9.83%) Python
7 15 (6.41%) PowerShell
8 12 (5.13%) TypeScript
9 9 (3.85%) C
10 8 (3.42%) Ruby
11 7 (2.99%) Go
12 5 (2.14%) C++
12 5 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.71%) X++
14 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.85%) Perl
14 2 (0.85%) PHP
14 2 (0.85%) VBScript
15 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (11.97%) Degree
2 21 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.27%) MCSA
4 9 (3.85%) CCNA
4 9 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.85%) MCP
5 8 (3.42%) MCSE
6 7 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.99%) ISEB
6 7 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.71%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.71%) CCNP
7 4 (1.71%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.71%) MCDST
7 4 (1.71%) MCTS
8 3 (1.28%) HND
8 3 (1.28%) NVQ Level 4
8 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.85%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) SLA
2 8 (3.42%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) PMO
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.42%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.71%) Docker
5 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.27%) SCCM
2 8 (3.42%) Puppet
3 7 (2.99%) Terraform
4 5 (2.14%) Ansible
5 4 (1.71%) Kibana
5 4 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (5.98%) VMware
2 13 (5.56%) Intel
3 9 (3.85%) Cisco
4 7 (2.99%) Apple
4 7 (2.99%) Databricks
5 5 (2.14%) Oracle
6 4 (1.71%) Borland
6 4 (1.71%) Dell
6 4 (1.71%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.71%) SAP
7 3 (1.28%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.28%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.28%) Google
8 2 (0.85%) Adobe
8 2 (0.85%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (0.85%) Cadence
8 2 (0.85%) HP
9 1 (0.43%) Avaya
9 1 (0.43%) EMC
9 1 (0.43%) Veritas