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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 135 197 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.94% 27.21% 26.96%
As % of the Vendors category 55.79% 58.98% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 117 187 153
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 242 334 429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 42.91% 46.13% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 210 320 323
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £27,500 £23,525
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 142 (51.26%) C#
2 133 (48.01%) SQL
3 121 (43.68%) SQL Server
4 116 (41.88%) .NET
5 111 (40.07%) Windows
6 90 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (22.74%) ASP.NET
8 58 (20.94%) MVC
9 44 (15.88%) Microsoft Office
10 43 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (14.44%) TDD
12 39 (14.08%) Scrum
12 39 (14.08%) T-SQL
13 38 (13.72%) CSS
13 38 (13.72%) Software Engineering
14 37 (13.36%) OO
15 36 (13.00%) HTML
16 35 (12.64%) Test Scripting
17 34 (12.27%) Test Automation
17 34 (12.27%) SDLC
18 33 (11.91%) Degree
19 32 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
20 30 (10.83%) Multithreading
20 30 (10.83%) Windows Server
20 30 (10.83%) Office 365
20 30 (10.83%) Elasticsearch
20 30 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
21 29 (10.47%) Active Directory
21 29 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (9.75%) Network Security

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 (10.83%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (7.58%) MS Exchange
3 20 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (6.86%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.33%) IIS
6 10 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.89%) CMS
8 7 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.17%) MS Project Server
9 6 (2.17%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.36%) Drupal
12 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (15.88%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.33%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) Maximo
3 2 (0.72%) SAP CAR
3 2 (0.72%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (10.83%) Office 365
3 6 (2.17%) SaaS
4 5 (1.81%) iPaaS
4 5 (1.81%) PaaS
5 4 (1.44%) G Suite
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.75%) Network Security
2 19 (6.86%) SAN
3 17 (6.14%) DNS
3 17 (6.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.69%) Firewall
4 13 (4.69%) Internet
4 13 (4.69%) VoIP
5 11 (3.97%) DHCP
6 8 (2.89%) LAN
7 4 (1.44%) VLAN
7 4 (1.44%) WAN
8 3 (1.08%) Broadband
8 3 (1.08%) DMZ
8 3 (1.08%) FTP
8 3 (1.08%) IMAP
8 3 (1.08%) Skype
8 3 (1.08%) SMTP
8 3 (1.08%) Telnet
8 3 (1.08%) VPN
9 2 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.58%) MS Access
3 16 (5.78%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.08%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.72%) Ingres
9 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.36%) QlikView
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (6.50%) Selenium
1 18 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.69%) SoapUI
2 13 (4.69%) TeamCity
3 8 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.81%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.81%) GitLab
5 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.72%) JIRA
7 2 (0.72%) JMeter
7 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) Trac
General
1 27 (9.75%) Retail
2 25 (9.03%) Finance
3 18 (6.50%) Back Office
4 3 (1.08%) Automotive
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
5 2 (0.72%) Electronics
5 2 (0.72%) Law
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (30.69%) Developer
2 50 (18.05%) Software Developer
3 39 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 38 (13.72%) Consultant
5 25 (9.03%) C# Software Developer
5 25 (9.03%) Software Engineer
6 22 (7.94%) .NET Developer
7 20 (7.22%) Analyst
8 19 (6.86%) Test Engineer
9 17 (6.14%) C# Software Engineer
9 17 (6.14%) Software Consultant
10 16 (5.78%) IT Support
10 16 (5.78%) Support Engineer
11 15 (5.42%) IT Engineer
11 15 (5.42%) Software Test Engineer
12 14 (5.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 13 (4.69%) Implementation Consultant
13 13 (4.69%) Messaging Developer
14 12 (4.33%) C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (41.88%) .NET
2 63 (22.74%) ASP.NET
3 43 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (13.72%) CSS
5 36 (13.00%) HTML
6 26 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 26 (9.39%) Web Services
7 25 (9.03%) REST
7 25 (9.03%) WPF
8 24 (8.66%) AngularJS
9 23 (8.30%) .NET Framework
10 18 (6.50%) Node.js
10 18 (6.50%) WCF
10 18 (6.50%) XML
11 13 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (4.69%) MSMQ
11 13 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.75%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.97%) User Experience
4 9 (3.25%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.08%) BYOD
8 3 (1.08%) Clustering
8 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.08%) EPoS
8 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.08%) PKI
9 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.72%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Robotics
9 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.36%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 111 (40.07%) Windows
2 30 (10.83%) Windows Server
3 29 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.69%) Linux
5 13 (4.69%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.44%) Unix
9 3 (1.08%) AIX
9 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.72%) Android
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) CentOS
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.94%) MVC
3 40 (14.44%) TDD
4 39 (14.08%) Scrum
5 38 (13.72%) Software Engineering
6 37 (13.36%) OO
7 35 (12.64%) Test Scripting
8 34 (12.27%) SDLC
8 34 (12.27%) Test Automation
9 30 (10.83%) Multithreading
10 27 (9.75%) Web Development
11 25 (9.03%) Project Management
12 23 (8.30%) Software Testing
13 22 (7.94%) OOP
14 19 (6.86%) Kanban
14 19 (6.86%) OOD
15 18 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (6.14%) Test Planning
17 16 (5.78%) ITIL
17 16 (5.78%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 142 (51.26%) C#
2 133 (48.01%) SQL
3 39 (14.08%) T-SQL
4 26 (9.39%) C++
5 20 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.50%) Ruby
7 17 (6.14%) Java
8 14 (5.05%) PHP
9 13 (4.69%) F#
10 11 (3.97%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.89%) Python
13 6 (2.17%) C
14 4 (1.44%) Delphi
15 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.72%) VBA
16 1 (0.36%) Perl
16 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (11.91%) Degree
2 30 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.78%) ISEB
4 15 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (5.05%) MCSE
6 13 (4.69%) CCA
6 13 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (4.33%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.97%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.81%) MCSA
11 4 (1.44%) MCP
12 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.72%) MCITP
13 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.36%) HNC
13 1 (0.36%) HND
13 1 (0.36%) MCSM
13 1 (0.36%) MCTS
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.97%) SLA
2 10 (3.61%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 29 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.86%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.69%) XenApp
5 5 (1.81%) Docker
6 3 (1.08%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.72%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.36%) NDS
Systems Management
1 13 (4.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 13 (4.69%) Kibana
1 13 (4.69%) WSUS
2 6 (2.17%) Puppet
3 5 (1.81%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.36%) FreeIPA
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.36%) Nagios
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (9.75%) VMware
2 24 (8.66%) Citrix
3 13 (4.69%) Oracle
4 6 (2.17%) Cisco
5 5 (1.81%) Dell
6 4 (1.44%) Google
7 3 (1.08%) Apple
7 3 (1.08%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.08%) Veeam
8 2 (0.72%) Actian
8 2 (0.72%) Borland
8 2 (0.72%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.72%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.72%) EMC
8 2 (0.72%) Remedy
8 2 (0.72%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.36%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.36%) WatchGuard
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Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 10 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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CH2M
Posted: 23 days ago
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aap3
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago