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 22 February 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / East of England
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 975 1188 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.66% 16.64% 21.02%
As % of the Vendors category 41.09% 36.75% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 801 995 1239
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%

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
2373 3233 3406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.56% 45.29% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1831 2587 2731
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -4 350 £42,500 - 45
Cambridgeshire -2 215 £40,000 - 33
Essex 0 146 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Suffolk +6 112 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Bedfordshire -4 112 £43,250 -8.94% 15
Norfolk -9 41 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 768 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 675 (33.90%) SQL Server
3 668 (33.55%) Windows
4 594 (29.83%) .NET
5 585 (29.38%) SQL
6 507 (25.46%) C#
7 401 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
8 361 (18.13%) Active Directory
9 353 (17.73%) Windows Server
10 328 (16.47%) MS Office
11 324 (16.27%) ASP.NET
12 299 (15.02%) MVC
13 294 (14.77%) VMware
14 288 (14.47%) ITIL
15 280 (14.06%) Finance
16 269 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 248 (12.46%) JavaScript
18 246 (12.36%) HTML
19 245 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 243 (12.20%) MS Exchange
21 213 (10.70%) Degree
22 204 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
23 201 (10.10%) T-SQL
24 200 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
25 192 (9.64%) Office 365
26 190 (9.54%) Linux
27 187 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
28 185 (9.29%) Cisco
29 183 (9.19%) SharePoint
30 180 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 243 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 183 (9.19%) SharePoint
3 110 (5.52%) IIS
4 84 (4.22%) Skype for Business
5 76 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (1.36%) CMS
8 25 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (0.85%) Moodle
11 14 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.50%) Apache
14 10 (0.50%) Confluence
14 10 (0.50%) MS Project Server
14 10 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 768 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 328 (16.47%) MS Office
3 92 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 87 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (2.01%) MS Project
6 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) Camtasia
7 5 (0.25%) InDesign
7 5 (0.25%) Snagit
7 5 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.10%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.050%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.050%) Maya
10 1 (0.050%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 112 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 32 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.85%) Magento
5 14 (0.70%) SAP BPC
6 11 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.35%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.30%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.15%) assyst
12 2 (0.10%) Aareon QL
12 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.10%) nopCommerce
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.10%) Sage CRM
12 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 1 (0.050%) OPENHousing
13 1 (0.050%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 245 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 192 (9.64%) Office 365
3 102 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (2.71%) SaaS
5 30 (1.51%) PaaS
6 19 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.90%) iTunes
8 15 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (0.50%) IaaS
10 9 (0.45%) GitHub
10 9 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.40%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.25%) Yammer
14 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.15%) Akamai
14 3 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 150 (7.53%) Firewall
2 137 (6.88%) DNS
3 113 (5.68%) LAN
4 108 (5.42%) WAN
5 96 (4.82%) DHCP
6 77 (3.87%) SAN
7 67 (3.37%) VPN
8 56 (2.81%) TCP/IP
9 46 (2.31%) Skype
10 42 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
11 36 (1.81%) VoIP
12 29 (1.46%) Wireless
13 28 (1.41%) Network Security
13 28 (1.41%) Unified Communications
13 28 (1.41%) VLAN
14 27 (1.36%) Internet
15 26 (1.31%) Intranet
16 24 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
17 21 (1.05%) BGP
17 21 (1.05%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 160 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 141 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 136 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 70 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 70 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 50 (2.51%) MySQL
9 46 (2.31%) Power BI
9 46 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 42 (2.11%) OLAP
11 39 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (1.61%) OLTP
13 30 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.31%) DTS
14 26 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
15 23 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (1.00%) Big Data
17 18 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 137 (6.88%) Visual Studio
2 128 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (3.06%) Selenium
4 53 (2.66%) JIRA
5 43 (2.16%) TeamCity
6 38 (1.91%) Jenkins
7 37 (1.86%) Subversion
8 35 (1.76%) NUnit
9 33 (1.66%) Git (software)
10 24 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (0.95%) Moq
12 14 (0.70%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.65%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.45%) Fiddler
14 9 (0.45%) ReSharper
14 9 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
15 8 (0.40%) NCrunch
16 7 (0.35%) MSTest
General
1 280 (14.06%) Finance
2 65 (3.26%) Retail
3 62 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 60 (3.01%) Banking
5 59 (2.96%) Marketing
6 58 (2.91%) Legal
7 50 (2.51%) Advertising
8 40 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 10 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.45%) Back Office
10 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.40%) Electronics
11 8 (0.40%) French Language
11 8 (0.40%) Publishing
12 6 (0.30%) Local Government
13 4 (0.20%) Front Office
13 4 (0.20%) Games
13 4 (0.20%) German Language
13 4 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 528 (26.52%) Developer
2 410 (20.59%) Analyst
3 222 (11.15%) C# Developer
4 216 (10.85%) .NET Developer
5 161 (8.09%) Support Analyst
6 143 (7.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 120 (6.03%) Support Engineer
8 106 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 97 (4.87%) Consultant
10 94 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 92 (4.62%) Architect
12 91 (4.57%) IT Support
13 82 (4.12%) Administrator
13 82 (4.12%) SQL Developer
14 71 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 71 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
15 69 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
16 67 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 67 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 61 (3.06%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (29.83%) .NET
2 324 (16.27%) ASP.NET
3 246 (12.36%) HTML
4 204 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 172 (8.64%) .NET Framework
6 170 (8.54%) CSS
7 154 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 123 (6.18%) jQuery
9 122 (6.13%) AngularJS
9 122 (6.13%) Web Services
10 113 (5.68%) WCF
11 108 (5.42%) XML
12 99 (4.97%) Entity Framework
13 86 (4.32%) HTML5
14 67 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 53 (2.66%) JSON
16 52 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (2.56%) Ajax
18 47 (2.36%) WPF
19 45 (2.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 68 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 59 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.01%) Blackberry
6 39 (1.96%) NHS
7 38 (1.91%) Driving Licence
7 38 (1.91%) Replication
8 36 (1.81%) Clustering
9 33 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 28 (1.41%) Smartphone
12 27 (1.36%) iPad
13 25 (1.26%) User Experience
14 16 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.65%) e-Learning
15 13 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
16 12 (0.60%) Handset
16 12 (0.60%) Tandem
16 12 (0.60%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 668 (33.55%) Windows
2 353 (17.73%) Windows Server
3 200 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 190 (9.54%) Linux
5 187 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 118 (5.93%) Windows 7
7 67 (3.37%) Unix
8 59 (2.96%) Windows 8
9 57 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 56 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (1.21%) Android
12 24 (1.21%) Apple iOS
12 24 (1.21%) Windows XP
13 21 (1.05%) Solaris
14 18 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.60%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.50%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (15.02%) MVC
3 288 (14.47%) ITIL
4 157 (7.89%) CRM
5 151 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
6 147 (7.38%) Project Management
7 132 (6.63%) TDD
8 130 (6.53%) Software Engineering
9 117 (5.88%) SDLC
10 108 (5.42%) Scrum
11 107 (5.37%) Web Development
12 93 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 91 (4.57%) Problem Management
14 90 (4.52%) Change Management
15 87 (4.37%) Service Delivery
16 86 (4.32%) Unit Testing
17 81 (4.07%) PRINCE2
17 81 (4.07%) Waterfall
18 80 (4.02%) Analytics
19 79 (3.97%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 585 (29.38%) SQL
2 507 (25.46%) C#
3 248 (12.46%) JavaScript
4 201 (10.10%) T-SQL
5 127 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 97 (4.87%) Java
7 81 (4.07%) VB.NET
8 54 (2.71%) C
9 49 (2.46%) C++
10 48 (2.41%) VB
11 43 (2.16%) PHP
11 43 (2.16%) VBScript
12 38 (1.91%) Python
13 32 (1.61%) Perl
14 30 (1.51%) TypeScript
15 26 (1.31%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.80%) Ruby
16 16 (0.80%) VBA
17 14 (0.70%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 269 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 213 (10.70%) Degree
3 121 (6.08%) MCSE
4 93 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (3.47%) CCNA
6 68 (3.42%) MCITP
7 64 (3.21%) MCP
8 61 (3.06%) MCSA
9 57 (2.86%) ISEB
9 57 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 51 (2.56%) ISTQB
11 50 (2.51%) Security Cleared
12 42 (2.11%) SC Cleared
13 34 (1.71%) CCNP
14 27 (1.36%) MCTS
15 24 (1.21%) CCDP
16 23 (1.16%) A+ Certification
16 23 (1.16%) CCSA
16 23 (1.16%) CCSE
16 23 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.17%) SLA
2 80 (4.02%) QA
3 27 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.20%) HL7
8 3 (0.15%) GCP
9 2 (0.10%) GLP
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 14000
9 2 (0.10%) WCAG
10 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 361 (18.13%) Active Directory
2 180 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 65 (3.26%) vSphere
5 37 (1.86%) XenApp
6 34 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.51%) Terminal Services
8 25 (1.26%) XenDesktop
9 23 (1.16%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.70%) vCloud
10 14 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.35%) XenServer
14 5 (0.25%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.15%) NFS
15 3 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 125 (6.28%) SCCM
2 72 (3.62%) SCOM
3 31 (1.56%) Puppet
4 27 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.70%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (0.55%) Ansible
9 10 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.50%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.40%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (0.25%) WSUS
14 5 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 294 (14.77%) VMware
2 185 (9.29%) Cisco
3 148 (7.43%) Citrix
4 103 (5.17%) Oracle
5 101 (5.07%) HP
6 57 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 46 (2.31%) NetApp
8 41 (2.06%) Dell
9 35 (1.76%) EMC
9 35 (1.76%) Veeam
10 34 (1.71%) IBM
11 31 (1.56%) Computacenter
12 30 (1.51%) Adobe
12 30 (1.51%) Apple
12 30 (1.51%) SAP
13 26 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 26 (1.31%) Tableau
14 24 (1.21%) Sitecore
15 19 (0.95%) Google
15 19 (0.95%) Symantec
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