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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1018 1121 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.03% 15.64% 19.42%
As % of the Vendors category 39.20% 36.69% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 825 932 1305
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2597 3055 3875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.90% 42.63% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2025 2482 3068
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 360 £40,000 -5.88% 48
Cambridgeshire +2 232 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Essex -3 155 £42,500 +23.18% 9
Bedfordshire -6 125 £47,500 - 8
Suffolk +1 107 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Norfolk -9 43 £36,500 +21.66% 2
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 748 (37.70%) MS Excel
2 677 (34.12%) Windows
3 652 (32.86%) SQL Server
4 616 (31.05%) .NET
5 553 (27.87%) SQL
6 529 (26.66%) C#
7 405 (20.41%) Active Directory
8 378 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 332 (16.73%) ASP.NET
10 310 (15.63%) VMware
11 309 (15.57%) Windows Server
12 302 (15.22%) MVC
13 289 (14.57%) ITIL
14 287 (14.47%) MS Office
15 268 (13.51%) JavaScript
15 268 (13.51%) MS Exchange
16 267 (13.46%) Finance
17 262 (13.21%) HTML
18 226 (11.39%) Degree
19 225 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
20 219 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
21 207 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
22 206 (10.38%) Office 365
23 203 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
24 200 (10.08%) CSS
25 191 (9.63%) .NET Framework
26 185 (9.32%) Linux
27 172 (8.67%) Cisco
28 169 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
29 167 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 268 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 159 (8.01%) SharePoint
3 94 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 88 (4.44%) IIS
5 67 (3.38%) Skype for Business
6 44 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 41 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (1.21%) CMS
10 16 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.60%) Moodle
12 10 (0.50%) Apache
13 9 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.35%) Drupal
14 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 748 (37.70%) MS Excel
2 287 (14.47%) MS Office
3 72 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 69 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 60 (3.02%) MS Project
6 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.15%) InDesign
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.10%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.050%) HipChat
9 1 (0.050%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 108 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.86%) SAP BPC
4 9 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (0.40%) Magento
6 6 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.30%) Sage CRM
7 5 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.25%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.15%) assyst
9 3 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.10%) nopCommerce
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.050%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 219 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 206 (10.38%) Office 365
3 104 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (1.86%) iTunes
5 31 (1.56%) SaaS
6 29 (1.46%) PaaS
7 16 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.76%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
9 8 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.40%) G Suite
10 7 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.30%) IaaS
12 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.20%) Yammer
13 3 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.15%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.10%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 148 (7.46%) Firewall
2 146 (7.36%) DNS
3 115 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 105 (5.29%) LAN
4 105 (5.29%) WAN
5 96 (4.84%) DHCP
6 95 (4.79%) VPN
7 80 (4.03%) SAN
8 38 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
9 37 (1.86%) Network Security
10 36 (1.81%) VoIP
11 27 (1.36%) Skype
12 26 (1.31%) Internet
12 26 (1.31%) VLAN
13 23 (1.16%) Unified Communications
14 20 (1.01%) Wireless
15 19 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (0.96%) Wireshark
16 17 (0.86%) MPLS
17 16 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 124 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 83 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 76 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 74 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (2.17%) MySQL
10 39 (1.97%) Power BI
10 39 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
11 33 (1.66%) Big Data
12 31 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (1.51%) OLAP
14 29 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.41%) OLTP
16 23 (1.16%) DTS
17 22 (1.11%) MS Access
17 22 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
18 21 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 151 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 114 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 63 (3.18%) Subversion
4 57 (2.87%) Selenium
5 52 (2.62%) NUnit
6 50 (2.52%) Git (software)
7 40 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 38 (1.92%) JIRA
9 35 (1.76%) Jenkins
10 27 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
11 16 (0.81%) Ranorex
12 15 (0.76%) Moq
12 15 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.66%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.55%) MSTest
15 10 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
17 7 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 6 (0.30%) JMeter
General
1 267 (13.46%) Finance
2 71 (3.58%) Retail
3 49 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.32%) Advertising
5 45 (2.27%) Banking
6 44 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 38 (1.92%) Marketing
8 37 (1.86%) Legal
9 12 (0.60%) Back Office
9 12 (0.60%) Law
10 11 (0.55%) Local Government
11 10 (0.50%) Games
11 10 (0.50%) Publishing
12 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.40%) Electronics
13 8 (0.40%) Front Office
13 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.15%) Automotive
15 2 (0.10%) Billing
15 2 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 530 (26.71%) Developer
2 376 (18.95%) Analyst
3 252 (12.70%) C# Developer
4 246 (12.40%) .NET Developer
5 176 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 159 (8.01%) Support Engineer
7 132 (6.65%) Support Analyst
8 104 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 99 (4.99%) Consultant
10 97 (4.89%) Architect
11 93 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 91 (4.59%) SQL Developer
13 89 (4.49%) IT Support
14 87 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 78 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
15 78 (3.93%) Web Developer
16 77 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 69 (3.48%) Administrator
18 65 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
19 59 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (31.05%) .NET
2 332 (16.73%) ASP.NET
3 262 (13.21%) HTML
4 207 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 200 (10.08%) CSS
6 191 (9.63%) .NET Framework
7 140 (7.06%) AngularJS
8 136 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 134 (6.75%) jQuery
9 134 (6.75%) Web Services
10 121 (6.10%) Entity Framework
11 108 (5.44%) WCF
12 103 (5.19%) XML
13 86 (4.33%) HTML5
14 63 (3.18%) Ajax
15 57 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 46 (2.32%) REST
17 45 (2.27%) SOAP
18 39 (1.97%) JSON
19 36 (1.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 90 (4.54%) Management Information System
4 78 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 66 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 60 (3.02%) Driving Licence
7 56 (2.82%) Smartphone
8 53 (2.67%) Mathematics
9 46 (2.32%) User Experience
10 38 (1.92%) iPad
11 37 (1.86%) Replication
12 35 (1.76%) NHS
13 34 (1.71%) Algorithms
14 29 (1.46%) Clustering
15 26 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (1.26%) Mobile App
16 25 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
16 25 (1.26%) Statistics
17 19 (0.96%) iPhone
18 15 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 677 (34.12%) Windows
2 309 (15.57%) Windows Server
3 185 (9.32%) Linux
4 167 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 143 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (3.93%) Windows 7
7 71 (3.58%) Unix
8 62 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (2.52%) Windows 8
10 43 (2.17%) Windows Phone
11 37 (1.86%) Windows 10
12 34 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (1.31%) Android
14 25 (1.26%) Mac OS X
15 24 (1.21%) Apple iOS
16 23 (1.16%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.50%) OS/400
17 10 (0.50%) Solaris
18 8 (0.40%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (15.22%) MVC
3 289 (14.57%) ITIL
4 166 (8.37%) Web Development
5 155 (7.81%) Software Engineering
6 140 (7.06%) Project Management
7 138 (6.96%) CRM
8 127 (6.40%) Scrum
9 123 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
10 119 (6.00%) SDLC
10 119 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 108 (5.44%) TDD
12 106 (5.34%) Service Delivery
13 92 (4.64%) PRINCE2
14 90 (4.54%) E-Commerce
15 84 (4.23%) Mentoring
16 76 (3.83%) Analytics
16 76 (3.83%) Change Management
17 75 (3.78%) Service Management
18 74 (3.73%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 553 (27.87%) SQL
2 529 (26.66%) C#
3 268 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 160 (8.06%) T-SQL
5 126 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 79 (3.98%) Java
7 60 (3.02%) VB.NET
8 56 (2.82%) C
9 55 (2.77%) C++
10 42 (2.12%) Python
11 29 (1.46%) VB
12 28 (1.41%) TypeScript
13 27 (1.36%) VBA
14 22 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.06%) PHP
16 19 (0.96%) Perl
17 17 (0.86%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.81%) VBScript
19 14 (0.71%) Ruby
19 14 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 226 (11.39%) Degree
2 225 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (4.59%) MCSE
4 65 (3.28%) MCITP
5 59 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (2.77%) Security Cleared
7 54 (2.72%) MCP
8 53 (2.67%) MCSA
9 47 (2.37%) SC Cleared
10 45 (2.27%) ISEB
11 42 (2.12%) CCNA
12 35 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 34 (1.71%) ISTQB
14 26 (1.31%) CCNP
15 25 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 25 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 23 (1.16%) A+ Certification
16 23 (1.16%) MCTS
17 22 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 19 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.48%) SLA
2 56 (2.82%) QA
3 23 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.15%) GCP
7 3 (0.15%) HL7
8 2 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.10%) GLP
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.10%) SDET
9 1 (0.050%) DICOM
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.050%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 405 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 203 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 61 (3.07%) vSphere
5 47 (2.37%) XenApp
6 30 (1.51%) VMware ESX
7 29 (1.46%) XenDesktop
8 27 (1.36%) Terminal Services
9 26 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.45%) XenServer
14 8 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.30%) Firmware
15 6 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.20%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.20%) vCloud
16 4 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 119 (6.00%) SCCM
2 62 (3.13%) SCOM
3 27 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (1.11%) Puppet
5 19 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.81%) SCVMM
7 15 (0.76%) Backup Exec
8 14 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (0.66%) Ansible
10 11 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (0.55%) WSUS
11 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.35%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.25%) QRadar
14 5 (0.25%) RSA Security Analytics
14 5 (0.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 310 (15.63%) VMware
2 172 (8.67%) Cisco
3 144 (7.26%) Citrix
4 105 (5.29%) HP
5 99 (4.99%) Oracle
6 64 (3.23%) Apple
7 62 (3.13%) NetApp
8 61 (3.07%) CheckPoint
9 49 (2.47%) SAP
10 48 (2.42%) EMC
11 45 (2.27%) Dell
12 43 (2.17%) Nokia
13 42 (2.12%) Clearswift
13 42 (2.12%) Proofpoint
14 41 (2.07%) IBM
15 37 (1.86%) Computacenter
16 35 (1.76%) Veeam
17 26 (1.31%) Intel Security
18 24 (1.21%) Red Hat
19 23 (1.16%) Sitecore
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
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