The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1070 1535 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.42% 19.76% 19.82%
As % of the Vendors category 39.09% 43.23% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1252 1370
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Microsoft
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2737 3551 4061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.00% 45.71% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2265 2837 3377
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East of England region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in the East of England

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the East of England

Microsoft
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 318 £44,500 +11.25% 51
Cambridgeshire -3 209 £37,500 -2.59% 36
Essex 0 204 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Bedfordshire -4 170 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Suffolk +6 165 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Norfolk -1 25 £32,500 +15.04% 7
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 911 (38.83%) Windows
2 878 (37.43%) MS Excel
3 828 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 765 (32.61%) .NET
5 720 (30.69%) SQL
6 665 (28.35%) C#
7 528 (22.51%) Active Directory
8 479 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
9 443 (18.88%) VMware
10 440 (18.76%) Windows Server
11 437 (18.63%) MS Office
12 419 (17.86%) ASP.NET
13 402 (17.14%) JavaScript
14 359 (15.30%) HTML
15 353 (15.05%) MVC
16 320 (13.64%) Cisco
17 318 (13.55%) Finance
18 316 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
19 308 (13.13%) MS Exchange
20 306 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
21 299 (12.75%) Degree
22 296 (12.62%) ITIL
23 294 (12.53%) Firewall
24 268 (11.42%) jQuery
24 268 (11.42%) Office 365
25 257 (10.95%) Citrix
26 251 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
26 251 (10.70%) CSS
27 237 (10.10%) Web Services
28 235 (10.02%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 308 (13.13%) MS Exchange
2 171 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 149 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 130 (5.54%) IIS
5 109 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 80 (3.41%) Skype for Business
7 78 (3.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 67 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 42 (1.79%) CMS
10 38 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (0.72%) Apache
13 17 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.68%) IBM Notes
15 15 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 14 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (0.34%) JBoss
17 8 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 878 (37.43%) MS Excel
2 437 (18.63%) MS Office
3 74 (3.15%) MS Project
4 71 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 66 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.043%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 107 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 31 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.64%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (0.30%) Scribe Insight
6 5 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.085%) Magento
9 2 (0.085%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.085%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.085%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.085%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.085%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 268 (11.42%) Office 365
2 184 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.32%) SaaS
6 28 (1.19%) iTunes
7 25 (1.07%) PaaS
8 21 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.85%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.72%) GitHub
11 15 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.34%) Google Apps
12 8 (0.34%) IaaS
12 8 (0.34%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.30%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 294 (12.53%) Firewall
2 176 (7.50%) VPN
3 169 (7.20%) TCP/IP
4 156 (6.65%) DNS
5 145 (6.18%) SAN
6 139 (5.92%) WAN
7 134 (5.71%) LAN
8 126 (5.37%) DHCP
9 88 (3.75%) VLAN
10 78 (3.32%) VoIP
11 64 (2.73%) Network Security
12 60 (2.56%) Wireless
13 59 (2.51%) NAS
14 57 (2.43%) Internet
15 40 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
16 39 (1.66%) iSCSI
17 37 (1.58%) Skype
17 37 (1.58%) SMTP
18 31 (1.32%) LDAP
18 31 (1.32%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 828 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 142 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 129 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 122 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 92 (3.92%) MySQL
7 91 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 89 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (3.41%) Relational Database
10 39 (1.66%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 27 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
13 21 (0.90%) MS Access
13 21 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (0.85%) Power BI
15 19 (0.81%) NoSQL
15 19 (0.81%) QlikView
16 18 (0.77%) OLAP
17 17 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 185 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 153 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 74 (3.15%) Selenium
4 59 (2.51%) Subversion
5 50 (2.13%) NUnit
6 40 (1.71%) JIRA
7 35 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 30 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 27 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 22 (0.94%) Git (software)
11 18 (0.77%) ClearQuest
11 18 (0.77%) LoadRunner
12 17 (0.72%) HP UFT
12 17 (0.72%) Moq
13 16 (0.68%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.60%) SoapUI
15 12 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.43%) Jenkins
16 10 (0.43%) JMeter
17 8 (0.34%) Rational Rose
General
1 318 (13.55%) Finance
2 123 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 83 (3.54%) Banking
4 77 (3.28%) Retail
5 57 (2.43%) Legal
6 55 (2.34%) Advertising
7 41 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.66%) Marketing
9 38 (1.62%) Law
10 35 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.15%) Games
12 24 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
13 19 (0.81%) Publishing
14 16 (0.68%) Front Office
15 12 (0.51%) Back Office
16 8 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.34%) Automotive
16 8 (0.34%) German Language
17 7 (0.30%) Electronics
18 6 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 664 (28.30%) Developer
2 400 (17.05%) Analyst
3 347 (14.79%) .NET Developer
4 326 (13.90%) C# Developer
5 231 (9.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 220 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 140 (5.97%) Consultant
8 128 (5.46%) Architect
9 122 (5.20%) Senior Developer
9 122 (5.20%) Support Analyst
10 121 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
11 110 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 101 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
13 98 (4.18%) SQL Developer
14 91 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 89 (3.79%) IT Support
15 89 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
15 89 (3.79%) Web Developer
16 88 (3.75%) Project Manager
17 86 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 765 (32.61%) .NET
2 419 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 359 (15.30%) HTML
4 268 (11.42%) jQuery
5 251 (10.70%) CSS
6 237 (10.10%) Web Services
7 205 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 155 (6.61%) .NET Framework
9 152 (6.48%) WCF
10 136 (5.80%) XML
11 135 (5.75%) AngularJS
12 118 (5.03%) HTML5
13 110 (4.69%) Ajax
14 91 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 84 (3.58%) WPF
16 80 (3.41%) CSS3
17 63 (2.69%) Entity Framework
17 63 (2.69%) SOAP
18 51 (2.17%) LINQ
19 48 (2.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 203 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 115 (4.90%) Blackberry
4 86 (3.67%) Mathematics
5 76 (3.24%) Driving Licence
5 76 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 76 (3.24%) User Experience
6 70 (2.98%) Data Centre
7 57 (2.43%) Smartphone
8 55 (2.34%) iPhone
9 52 (2.22%) iPad
10 46 (1.96%) Replication
11 41 (1.75%) Clustering
12 40 (1.71%) Virtual Team
13 34 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.41%) Mobile App
15 30 (1.28%) Statistics
16 29 (1.24%) Data Integration
16 29 (1.24%) PDA
17 22 (0.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 911 (38.83%) Windows
2 440 (18.76%) Windows Server
3 306 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 235 (10.02%) Linux
5 203 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 184 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 154 (6.56%) Unix
8 120 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 99 (4.22%) Windows 8
10 80 (3.41%) Windows 10
11 65 (2.77%) Windows XP
12 56 (2.39%) Android
13 42 (1.79%) Windows Phone
14 33 (1.41%) Windows Vista
15 24 (1.02%) Solaris
16 22 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (0.68%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.47%) OS/400
19 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
20 5 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (15.05%) MVC
3 296 (12.62%) ITIL
4 213 (9.08%) Project Management
5 195 (8.31%) Web Development
6 181 (7.72%) Scrum
7 170 (7.25%) CRM
8 147 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
9 133 (5.67%) TDD
10 112 (4.77%) Presales
11 109 (4.65%) SDLC
12 106 (4.52%) PRINCE2
13 105 (4.48%) Service Delivery
14 98 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
15 97 (4.13%) Software Engineering
16 96 (4.09%) Mentoring
17 93 (3.96%) E-Commerce
18 87 (3.71%) OO
18 87 (3.71%) Workflow
19 78 (3.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 720 (30.69%) SQL
2 665 (28.35%) C#
3 402 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 232 (9.89%) T-SQL
5 142 (6.05%) Java
6 120 (5.12%) PowerShell
7 112 (4.77%) VB.NET
8 55 (2.34%) VB
9 45 (1.92%) C
10 44 (1.88%) Perl
11 35 (1.49%) C++
11 35 (1.49%) PHP
12 34 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 34 (1.45%) VBScript
13 33 (1.41%) Python
14 32 (1.36%) VBA
15 27 (1.15%) Bash Shell
16 25 (1.07%) Ruby
17 24 (1.02%) XAML
18 10 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 299 (12.75%) Degree
2 251 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (4.35%) MCSE
4 95 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 70 (2.98%) MCP
7 69 (2.94%) MCSA
8 64 (2.73%) SC Cleared
9 52 (2.22%) MCITP
10 51 (2.17%) CCNA
11 43 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 39 (1.66%) ISEB
13 37 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
14 36 (1.53%) CCNP
15 31 (1.32%) CISSP
16 30 (1.28%) ISTQB
17 28 (1.19%) CISM
18 26 (1.11%) A+ Certification
18 26 (1.11%) MCDST
19 24 (1.02%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.39%) SLA
2 69 (2.94%) QA
3 39 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.085%) GMP
8 2 (0.085%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.043%) DICOM
9 1 (0.043%) GxP
9 1 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 528 (22.51%) Active Directory
2 316 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (6.18%) Hyper-V
4 83 (3.54%) vSphere
5 63 (2.69%) XenApp
6 41 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 30 (1.28%) NFS
8 27 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
10 23 (0.98%) VMware ESX
11 22 (0.94%) Terminal Services
12 19 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.43%) Firmware
15 7 (0.30%) XenServer
16 6 (0.26%) ISA Server
17 5 (0.21%) Xen
18 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
19 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 103 (4.39%) SCCM
2 55 (2.34%) SCOM
3 36 (1.53%) Backup Exec
4 32 (1.36%) WSUS
5 26 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (1.02%) Puppet
7 22 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 16 (0.68%) FortiGate
9 16 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
10 15 (0.64%) SCDPM
10 15 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 6 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 443 (18.88%) VMware
2 320 (13.64%) Cisco
3 257 (10.95%) Citrix
4 211 (8.99%) Oracle
5 101 (4.31%) Apple
6 86 (3.67%) HP
7 55 (2.34%) CheckPoint
8 51 (2.17%) SAP
9 47 (2.00%) Dell
10 44 (1.88%) Clearswift
10 44 (1.88%) Proofpoint
11 40 (1.71%) IBM
11 40 (1.71%) Veeam
12 37 (1.58%) Nokia
13 36 (1.53%) Google
14 35 (1.49%) Tableau
15 33 (1.41%) Juniper
16 31 (1.32%) Draytek
16 31 (1.32%) NetApp
17 25 (1.07%) Becrypt
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Salary: up to 60k + pension, bonus and more!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Suffolk
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Hertfordshire
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wymondham, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Etech Partners
Salary: To £25K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
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Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE
Posted: Yesterday
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Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25K pa + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic prospects
Posted: Yesterday
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
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Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare, gym
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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