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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1462 1548 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.47% 19.41% 21.54%
As % of the Vendors category 42.74% 40.84% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1286 1478
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
3421 3790 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.56% 47.52% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2760 3144 3092
Average salary £43,900 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -1 493 £45,000 +9.75% 45
Cambridgeshire +2 295 £38,500 +1.31% 36
Bedfordshire +5 269 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Essex +1 242 £39,500 +3.94% 24
Suffolk -3 128 £38,500 -3.75% 17
Norfolk -5 33 £28,500 -18.57% 6
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 1281 (43.51%) MS Excel
2 1261 (42.83%) Windows
3 1069 (36.31%) SQL Server
4 982 (33.36%) SQL
5 923 (31.35%) .NET
6 798 (27.11%) C#
7 767 (26.05%) Active Directory
8 611 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
9 599 (20.35%) MS Office
10 579 (19.67%) VMware
11 553 (18.78%) ASP.NET
12 521 (17.70%) HTML
13 501 (17.02%) JavaScript
14 465 (15.79%) Degree
15 461 (15.66%) MS Exchange
16 454 (15.42%) ITIL
17 415 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
18 399 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
19 397 (13.49%) MVC
20 393 (13.35%) Finance
21 379 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
22 371 (12.60%) CSS
23 365 (12.40%) SharePoint
24 364 (12.36%) Citrix
25 350 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
26 341 (11.58%) jQuery
27 335 (11.38%) Project Management
28 326 (11.07%) Cisco
29 320 (10.87%) DNS
30 297 (10.09%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 461 (15.66%) MS Exchange
2 365 (12.40%) SharePoint
3 197 (6.69%) IIS
3 197 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 138 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 102 (3.46%) Lync
6 92 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 89 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 59 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
9 58 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 39 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 28 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 28 (0.95%) CMS
13 23 (0.78%) Tomcat
14 22 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (0.68%) SAS
15 20 (0.68%) Apache
15 20 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
16 18 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 1281 (43.51%) MS Excel
2 599 (20.35%) MS Office
3 87 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 87 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (2.45%) MS Project
5 12 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.34%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.27%) InDesign
9 7 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.14%) FrameMaker
11 4 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.068%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.068%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.034%) SPSS
14 1 (0.034%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 92 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.31%) Maximo
5 9 (0.31%) Magento
6 8 (0.27%) AWD
7 7 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.17%) CA PPM
9 5 (0.17%) Unica
9 5 (0.17%) Tridion
10 4 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.14%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.068%) Line 50
12 2 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 220 (7.47%) Office 365
2 148 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (1.53%) SaaS
4 45 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.05%) PaaS
6 18 (0.61%) IaaS
7 6 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.068%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.068%) Yammer
10 2 (0.068%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.034%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.034%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.034%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.034%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 320 (10.87%) DNS
2 262 (8.90%) DHCP
3 255 (8.66%) Firewall
4 228 (7.74%) TCP/IP
5 181 (6.15%) WAN
6 180 (6.11%) LAN
7 176 (5.98%) SAN
8 120 (4.08%) VPN
9 94 (3.19%) Internet
10 65 (2.21%) LDAP
11 58 (1.97%) Network Security
12 53 (1.80%) VLAN
13 50 (1.70%) FTP
14 49 (1.66%) VoIP
15 47 (1.60%) NAS
16 45 (1.53%) HTTP
17 41 (1.39%) iSCSI
18 39 (1.32%) SSL
19 32 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
20 29 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1069 (36.31%) SQL Server
2 211 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 179 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 140 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 119 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 118 (4.01%) Relational Database
7 109 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 96 (3.26%) MySQL
9 70 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 58 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 55 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
12 41 (1.39%) Oracle Database
13 39 (1.32%) NoSQL
13 39 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
14 35 (1.19%) QlikView
15 30 (1.02%) MS Access
16 26 (0.88%) MongoDB
17 22 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
18 21 (0.71%) DB2
19 20 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 213 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 166 (5.64%) Visual Studio
3 107 (3.63%) NUnit
4 101 (3.43%) Selenium
5 74 (2.51%) Subversion
6 70 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 60 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 46 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
9 42 (1.43%) Moq
9 42 (1.43%) JIRA
10 33 (1.12%) Jenkins
11 26 (0.88%) SpecFlow
12 25 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 25 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 25 (0.85%) HP UFT
13 15 (0.51%) ReSharper
13 15 (0.51%) MSTest
14 12 (0.41%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.34%) NSubstitute
15 10 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 393 (13.35%) Finance
2 119 (4.04%) Retail
3 80 (2.72%) Marketing
4 79 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 58 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 45 (1.53%) Back Office
7 41 (1.39%) Legal
8 36 (1.22%) Publishing
9 35 (1.19%) Banking
10 31 (1.05%) Advertising
11 30 (1.02%) Electronics
12 23 (0.78%) Front Office
13 21 (0.71%) Games
14 17 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.48%) Automotive
16 10 (0.34%) Law
16 10 (0.34%) Billing
16 10 (0.34%) French Language
17 9 (0.31%) German Language
17 9 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 692 (23.51%) Developer
2 527 (17.90%) Analyst
3 270 (9.17%) .NET Developer
4 215 (7.30%) Support Analyst
5 201 (6.83%) C# Developer
6 183 (6.22%) Architect
7 176 (5.98%) Support Engineer
8 162 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 145 (4.93%) Senior Developer
10 144 (4.89%) Consultant
11 137 (4.65%) Software Engineer
12 117 (3.97%) Software Developer
13 116 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 115 (3.91%) Project Manager
15 112 (3.80%) Administrator
16 109 (3.70%) Web Developer
17 84 (2.85%) Technical Support
18 83 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
18 83 (2.82%) IT Support
19 81 (2.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 923 (31.35%) .NET
2 553 (18.78%) ASP.NET
3 521 (17.70%) HTML
4 371 (12.60%) CSS
5 341 (11.58%) jQuery
6 272 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 228 (7.74%) Web Services
8 214 (7.27%) XML
9 185 (6.28%) .NET Framework
10 175 (5.94%) WCF
11 147 (4.99%) HTML5
12 110 (3.74%) Ajax
13 98 (3.33%) Entity Framework
14 94 (3.19%) WPF
15 90 (3.06%) CSS3
16 88 (2.99%) Silverlight
17 81 (2.75%) XSLT
18 80 (2.72%) WinForms
19 78 (2.65%) AngularJS
20 75 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 297 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 173 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 147 (4.99%) Management Information System
5 137 (4.65%) Mathematics
6 100 (3.40%) Blackberry
7 95 (3.23%) Clustering
8 92 (3.13%) Replication
9 81 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (1.83%) Statistics
11 53 (1.80%) User Experience
12 50 (1.70%) Client/Server
12 50 (1.70%) N-Tier
13 37 (1.26%) FMCG
13 37 (1.26%) Visualisation
14 36 (1.22%) iPad
14 36 (1.22%) CMDB
15 34 (1.15%) Fat Client
15 34 (1.15%) Thin Client
16 33 (1.12%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1261 (42.83%) Windows
2 399 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 350 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 226 (7.68%) Linux
5 217 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 206 (7.00%) Windows 7
7 120 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 108 (3.67%) Android
9 91 (3.09%) Apple iOS
10 77 (2.62%) Windows 8
11 71 (2.41%) UNIX
12 47 (1.60%) Windows 2000
13 37 (1.26%) Solaris
14 34 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 33 (1.12%) AIX
16 31 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (0.88%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
19 8 (0.27%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (15.42%) ITIL
3 397 (13.49%) MVC
4 335 (11.38%) Project Management
5 268 (9.10%) Scrum
6 247 (8.39%) TDD
7 203 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 203 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 197 (6.69%) Change Management
9 193 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 175 (5.94%) SDLC
11 171 (5.81%) CRM
12 170 (5.77%) OO
13 150 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
14 133 (4.52%) Time Management
15 131 (4.45%) Migration
16 121 (4.11%) PRINCE2
17 114 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
18 112 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 111 (3.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 982 (33.36%) SQL
2 798 (27.11%) C#
3 501 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 205 (6.96%) T-SQL
5 188 (6.39%) Java
6 179 (6.08%) PowerShell
7 106 (3.60%) C
8 104 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 87 (2.96%) VB
10 85 (2.89%) C++
11 76 (2.58%) Objective-C
12 71 (2.41%) PL/SQL
13 62 (2.11%) VBScript
14 46 (1.56%) PHP
15 35 (1.19%) Perl
16 34 (1.15%) VBA
17 28 (0.95%) Bash Shell
18 25 (0.85%) Python
19 22 (0.75%) Ruby
20 14 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 465 (15.79%) Degree
2 415 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 171 (5.81%) MCP
4 159 (5.40%) MCSE
5 140 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 121 (4.11%) MCSA
7 99 (3.36%) CCNA
8 81 (2.75%) MCITP
9 76 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
10 68 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 63 (2.14%) Security Cleared
12 56 (1.90%) CCNP
13 52 (1.77%) SC Cleared
14 48 (1.63%) ISEB
15 39 (1.32%) A+ Certification
16 38 (1.29%) MCTS
17 28 (0.95%) ISTQB
18 27 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 26 (0.88%) VCP5
20 23 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.76%) SLA
2 127 (4.31%) QA
3 16 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.24%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.17%) ISO 9002
7 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.14%) RosettaNet
8 4 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.14%) GMP
9 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.068%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.034%) DO-160
System Software
1 767 (26.05%) Active Directory
2 379 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (5.40%) Hyper-V
4 122 (4.14%) vSphere
5 119 (4.04%) VMware ESX
6 115 (3.91%) XenApp
7 75 (2.55%) XenDesktop
8 67 (2.28%) Terminal Services
9 66 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (1.15%) vCloud
11 18 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
11 18 (0.61%) XenServer
12 12 (0.41%) NFS
13 11 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (0.34%) Xen
14 10 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (0.34%) Firmware
15 9 (0.31%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 104 (3.53%) SCCM
2 68 (2.31%) SCOM
3 52 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 44 (1.49%) WSUS
5 35 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 23 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 18 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
8 17 (0.58%) Puppet
9 15 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 10 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.31%) MOM
12 8 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.27%) Nagios
12 8 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.27%) logstash
12 8 (0.27%) vMotion
13 7 (0.24%) Windows Intune
14 6 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 579 (19.67%) VMware
2 364 (12.36%) Citrix
3 326 (11.07%) Cisco
4 289 (9.82%) Oracle
5 160 (5.43%) HP
6 97 (3.29%) IBM
7 90 (3.06%) CheckPoint
8 69 (2.34%) Apple
9 65 (2.21%) SAP
10 61 (2.07%) Symantec
11 59 (2.00%) NetApp
12 51 (1.73%) SolarWinds
13 49 (1.66%) Sophos
14 37 (1.26%) Intel
15 36 (1.22%) Tableau
16 34 (1.15%) Dell
17 30 (1.02%) BMC
18 28 (0.95%) Veritas
19 25 (0.85%) Red Hat
19 25 (0.85%) McAfee
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
VMR Consultants
Salary: comprehensive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Shenfield, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Salary: Not specified
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
The Smart List
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday