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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 971 1204 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.46% 16.55% 18.62%
As % of the Vendors category 37.36% 38.38% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 806 1010 1178
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
2599 3137 3589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 41.39% 43.12% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2056 2630 2918
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +1 362 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Cambridgeshire +2 235 £40,000 +1.91% 38
Essex -6 142 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Bedfordshire -7 115 £46,250 +2.77% 15
Suffolk -4 86 £35,000 -17.64% 13
Norfolk 0 35 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 786 (38.36%) Windows
2 740 (36.12%) MS Excel
3 668 (32.60%) SQL Server
4 622 (30.36%) .NET
5 572 (27.92%) SQL
6 551 (26.89%) C#
7 485 (23.67%) Active Directory
8 367 (17.91%) VMware
9 363 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
10 345 (16.84%) MS Office
11 344 (16.79%) Windows Server
12 318 (15.52%) ASP.NET
13 302 (14.74%) ITIL
14 292 (14.25%) MS Exchange
15 274 (13.37%) JavaScript
16 267 (13.03%) Office 365
17 266 (12.98%) MVC
18 264 (12.88%) Finance
19 263 (12.84%) Degree
20 250 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 248 (12.10%) HTML
22 229 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
23 224 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
24 215 (10.49%) Linux
25 202 (9.86%) Citrix
26 190 (9.27%) CSS
27 183 (8.93%) Project Management
28 181 (8.83%) Windows Server 2012
29 178 (8.69%) Cisco
30 173 (8.44%) Web Services

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
1 292 (14.25%) MS Exchange
2 160 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 127 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 98 (4.78%) IIS
5 81 (3.95%) Skype for Business
6 75 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 53 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 49 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 30 (1.46%) CMS
10 25 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.78%) Apache
12 16 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.54%) JBoss
16 9 (0.44%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.39%) WordPress
18 7 (0.34%) Tomcat
19 6 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 740 (36.12%) MS Excel
2 345 (16.84%) MS Office
3 80 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 64 (3.12%) MS Project
5 40 (1.95%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.098%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.098%) InDesign
8 2 (0.098%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.049%) HipChat
9 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.049%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 105 (5.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.83%) SAP BPC
4 13 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.24%) Sage CRM
6 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.24%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.20%) Scribe Insight
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.098%) assyst
9 2 (0.098%) Line 50
9 2 (0.098%) Magento
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.098%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.098%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 267 (13.03%) Office 365
2 172 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (2.59%) iTunes
5 39 (1.90%) SaaS
6 34 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (1.42%) PaaS
8 17 (0.83%) Mimecast
9 12 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.54%) Google Apps
11 10 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.44%) GitHub
13 8 (0.39%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.20%) Yammer
16 3 (0.15%) IaaS
17 2 (0.098%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 172 (8.39%) Firewall
2 157 (7.66%) DNS
3 154 (7.52%) VPN
4 144 (7.03%) TCP/IP
5 115 (5.61%) DHCP
6 95 (4.64%) LAN
7 93 (4.54%) SAN
8 92 (4.49%) WAN
9 50 (2.44%) Internet
10 49 (2.39%) Remote Desktop
11 44 (2.15%) VoIP
12 43 (2.10%) Network Security
12 43 (2.10%) VLAN
13 35 (1.71%) Wireless
14 29 (1.42%) Skype
15 24 (1.17%) NAS
16 22 (1.07%) PBX
17 21 (1.02%) IPsec
18 19 (0.93%) MPLS
18 19 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 668 (32.60%) SQL Server
2 128 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 99 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 95 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 81 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 78 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 71 (3.47%) MySQL
9 63 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (1.85%) Power BI
11 31 (1.51%) Big Data
11 31 (1.51%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (1.22%) MS Access
14 21 (1.02%) OLAP
15 20 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
16 18 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
17 17 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 163 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 110 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 70 (3.42%) Subversion
4 52 (2.54%) NUnit
5 48 (2.34%) Selenium
6 43 (2.10%) Git (software)
7 35 (1.71%) JIRA
8 29 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
9 25 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 18 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (0.78%) Ranorex
12 14 (0.68%) JMeter
12 14 (0.68%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.49%) ClearQuest
13 10 (0.49%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.49%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.44%) MSTest
15 7 (0.34%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.34%) Rational Rose
15 7 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 264 (12.88%) Finance
2 72 (3.51%) Retail
3 71 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 50 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 44 (2.15%) Banking
6 39 (1.90%) Advertising
7 25 (1.22%) Legal
8 22 (1.07%) Games
8 22 (1.07%) Law
8 22 (1.07%) Marketing
9 20 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.83%) Back Office
11 15 (0.73%) Publishing
12 14 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.59%) Front Office
13 12 (0.59%) Local Government
14 7 (0.34%) Electronics
15 6 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.20%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 545 (26.60%) Developer
2 374 (18.25%) Analyst
3 282 (13.76%) .NET Developer
4 262 (12.79%) C# Developer
5 202 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 193 (9.42%) Support Engineer
7 119 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 116 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 108 (5.27%) Consultant
10 94 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 88 (4.29%) Architect
12 83 (4.05%) IT Support
13 81 (3.95%) Senior Developer
14 80 (3.90%) Web Developer
15 79 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
16 77 (3.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 75 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
18 69 (3.37%) Project Manager
19 68 (3.32%) SQL Developer
20 67 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (30.36%) .NET
2 318 (15.52%) ASP.NET
3 248 (12.10%) HTML
4 190 (9.27%) CSS
5 173 (8.44%) Web Services
6 171 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 170 (8.30%) jQuery
8 159 (7.76%) .NET Framework
9 136 (6.64%) AngularJS
10 119 (5.81%) WCF
11 103 (5.03%) XML
12 91 (4.44%) Entity Framework
13 86 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 84 (4.10%) Ajax
15 76 (3.71%) HTML5
16 61 (2.98%) SOAP
17 49 (2.39%) REST
18 46 (2.24%) CSS3
19 45 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 38 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (5.47%) Blackberry
3 99 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 85 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 81 (3.95%) Smartphone
6 80 (3.90%) Data Centre
7 72 (3.51%) Driving Licence
8 68 (3.32%) Mathematics
9 61 (2.98%) User Experience
10 50 (2.44%) iPad
11 38 (1.85%) iPhone
12 36 (1.76%) Replication
13 33 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
13 33 (1.61%) NHS
14 31 (1.51%) Mobile Computing
15 30 (1.46%) Algorithms
16 25 (1.22%) Clustering
17 24 (1.17%) Handset
17 24 (1.17%) Mobile App
18 20 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 786 (38.36%) Windows
2 344 (16.79%) Windows Server
3 224 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 215 (10.49%) Linux
5 181 (8.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 122 (5.95%) Unix
6 122 (5.95%) Windows 7
7 85 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 69 (3.37%) Windows Phone
9 67 (3.27%) Windows 8
10 52 (2.54%) Windows 10
11 45 (2.20%) Windows XP
12 34 (1.66%) Android
12 34 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.88%) OS/400
15 17 (0.83%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.83%) Solaris
16 11 (0.54%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (14.74%) ITIL
3 266 (12.98%) MVC
4 183 (8.93%) Project Management
5 168 (8.20%) Web Development
6 140 (6.83%) CRM
7 136 (6.64%) Scrum
8 135 (6.59%) Software Engineering
9 125 (6.10%) Service Delivery
10 114 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 110 (5.37%) PRINCE2
11 110 (5.37%) SDLC
12 105 (5.12%) TDD
13 104 (5.08%) Unit Testing
14 100 (4.88%) E-Commerce
14 100 (4.88%) Mentoring
15 82 (4.00%) Service Management
16 75 (3.66%) Change Management
17 69 (3.37%) High Availability
18 68 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 572 (27.92%) SQL
2 551 (26.89%) C#
3 274 (13.37%) JavaScript
4 146 (7.13%) T-SQL
5 118 (5.76%) Java
6 108 (5.27%) PowerShell
7 67 (3.27%) VB.NET
8 46 (2.24%) C
9 43 (2.10%) Python
10 39 (1.90%) C++
11 36 (1.76%) Perl
11 36 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 36 (1.76%) VBA
12 35 (1.71%) VB
13 25 (1.22%) PHP
13 25 (1.22%) Ruby
13 25 (1.22%) XAML
14 14 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 263 (12.84%) Degree
2 229 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (4.29%) MCSE
4 77 (3.76%) Security Cleared
5 76 (3.71%) MCITP
6 65 (3.17%) MCP
7 63 (3.07%) SC Cleared
8 52 (2.54%) MCSA
9 48 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (1.95%) CCNA
11 32 (1.56%) ISEB
11 32 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 30 (1.46%) MCTS
13 26 (1.27%) A+ Certification
13 26 (1.27%) CISSP
14 25 (1.22%) MCDST
15 22 (1.07%) ISTQB
15 22 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 21 (1.02%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.17%) SLA
2 55 (2.68%) QA
3 25 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.098%) SDET
9 1 (0.049%) DICOM
9 1 (0.049%) GCP
9 1 (0.049%) GxP
9 1 (0.049%) HL7
9 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
System Software
1 485 (23.67%) Active Directory
2 250 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 79 (3.86%) vSphere
5 62 (3.03%) XenApp
6 40 (1.95%) XenDesktop
7 32 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 29 (1.42%) Terminal Services
9 24 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.68%) Firmware
13 12 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.54%) XenServer
15 9 (0.44%) NFS
16 8 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
18 4 (0.20%) ISA Server
19 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 3 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 124 (6.05%) SCCM
2 62 (3.03%) SCOM
3 35 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (1.02%) Puppet
5 20 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.88%) WSUS
7 16 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 13 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (0.63%) SCVMM
9 12 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.39%) SCDPM
11 8 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.34%) Ansible
12 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.24%) QRadar
14 5 (0.24%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 367 (17.91%) VMware
2 202 (9.86%) Citrix
3 178 (8.69%) Cisco
4 133 (6.49%) Oracle
5 103 (5.03%) HP
6 100 (4.88%) Apple
7 69 (3.37%) Clearswift
7 69 (3.37%) Proofpoint
8 64 (3.12%) Nokia
9 61 (2.98%) SAP
10 54 (2.64%) NetApp
11 51 (2.49%) CheckPoint
12 42 (2.05%) IBM
13 39 (1.90%) EMC
14 33 (1.61%) Google
15 31 (1.51%) Computacenter
16 30 (1.46%) Dell
17 29 (1.42%) Veeam
18 27 (1.32%) Intel Security
19 25 (1.22%) Symantec
Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
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Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £35,000 per annum to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago