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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1236 1488 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.00% 19.32% 19.16%
As % of the Vendors category 39.60% 42.48% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1194 1380
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
3121 3503 4142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.46% 45.49% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2494 2798 3390
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -1 370 £42,500 +6.25% 41
Cambridgeshire +4 286 £40,250 +0.62% 33
Bedfordshire -2 213 £50,000 +20.48% 34
Essex +1 204 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Suffolk +4 161 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Norfolk -3 32 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 894 (38.04%) MS Excel
2 890 (37.87%) Windows
3 860 (36.60%) SQL Server
4 747 (31.79%) .NET
5 708 (30.13%) SQL
6 644 (27.40%) C#
7 518 (22.04%) Active Directory
8 493 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
9 478 (20.34%) MS Office
10 467 (19.87%) VMware
11 449 (19.11%) Windows Server
12 423 (18.00%) ASP.NET
13 404 (17.19%) JavaScript
14 368 (15.66%) HTML
15 356 (15.15%) Finance
16 352 (14.98%) Cisco
17 351 (14.94%) MVC
18 314 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 303 (12.89%) Firewall
20 298 (12.68%) Degree
21 289 (12.30%) MS Exchange
22 286 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
23 284 (12.09%) Citrix
24 280 (11.91%) ITIL
25 274 (11.66%) jQuery
26 273 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
27 251 (10.68%) CSS
28 239 (10.17%) T-SQL
29 238 (10.13%) Web Services
30 235 (10.00%) 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
1 289 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 197 (8.38%) SharePoint
3 146 (6.21%) IIS
4 131 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 119 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 69 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 69 (2.94%) Skype for Business
7 54 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 48 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 35 (1.49%) CMS
10 32 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (1.28%) Apache
12 28 (1.19%) Tomcat
13 27 (1.15%) WebSphere
14 24 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (0.72%) Node.js
16 16 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
17 15 (0.64%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
18 14 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 894 (38.04%) MS Excel
2 478 (20.34%) MS Office
3 77 (3.28%) MS Project
4 75 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 51 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.21%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 82 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 31 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.64%) SDL Web 8
5 6 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.13%) Primavera
7 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.085%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.085%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.085%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.085%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.085%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.085%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 232 (9.87%) Office 365
2 176 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.96%) SaaS
5 35 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.02%) PaaS
7 23 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.60%) GitHub
11 14 (0.60%) IaaS
12 7 (0.30%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.21%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.085%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 303 (12.89%) Firewall
2 164 (6.98%) SAN
3 159 (6.77%) WAN
4 147 (6.26%) DNS
5 146 (6.21%) LAN
6 138 (5.87%) VPN
7 136 (5.79%) TCP/IP
8 119 (5.06%) DHCP
9 83 (3.53%) VLAN
10 72 (3.06%) VoIP
11 65 (2.77%) Network Security
12 59 (2.51%) NAS
12 59 (2.51%) Wireless
13 57 (2.43%) Internet
14 44 (1.87%) Spanning Tree
14 44 (1.87%) SSL
15 42 (1.79%) LDAP
16 38 (1.62%) iSCSI
17 36 (1.53%) BGP
18 32 (1.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (36.60%) SQL Server
2 150 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 137 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 126 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 113 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 106 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
7 99 (4.21%) MySQL
8 82 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 78 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 34 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 29 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 23 (0.98%) NoSQL
14 22 (0.94%) QlikView
15 19 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (0.72%) MS Access
17 15 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
18 14 (0.60%) DB2
19 13 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 179 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 173 (7.36%) Visual Studio
3 75 (3.19%) Selenium
4 70 (2.98%) NUnit
5 49 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 43 (1.83%) JIRA
7 38 (1.62%) Subversion
8 29 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 25 (1.06%) Moq
9 25 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 22 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 22 (0.94%) Git (software)
11 20 (0.85%) HP UFT
12 17 (0.72%) ClearQuest
12 17 (0.72%) LoadRunner
13 16 (0.68%) MSTest
14 12 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.47%) Jenkins
15 11 (0.47%) SoapUI
16 8 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 356 (15.15%) Finance
2 120 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 99 (4.21%) Banking
4 69 (2.94%) Retail
5 58 (2.47%) Legal
6 57 (2.43%) Advertising
7 50 (2.13%) Marketing
8 47 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.02%) Law
11 20 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.81%) Games
13 16 (0.68%) Publishing
14 12 (0.51%) Back Office
14 12 (0.51%) Electronics
14 12 (0.51%) Front Office
15 10 (0.43%) Automotive
16 9 (0.38%) French Language
17 8 (0.34%) German Language
18 7 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 675 (28.72%) Developer
2 401 (17.06%) Analyst
3 353 (15.02%) .NET Developer
4 340 (14.47%) C# Developer
5 242 (10.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 189 (8.04%) Support Engineer
7 138 (5.87%) Architect
8 132 (5.62%) Consultant
9 130 (5.53%) Senior Developer
10 128 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 120 (5.11%) Support Analyst
12 113 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 112 (4.77%) SQL Developer
14 111 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 107 (4.55%) IT Support
16 105 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
17 101 (4.30%) Project Manager
18 96 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
19 95 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 90 (3.83%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 747 (31.79%) .NET
2 423 (18.00%) ASP.NET
3 368 (15.66%) HTML
4 274 (11.66%) jQuery
5 251 (10.68%) CSS
6 238 (10.13%) Web Services
7 210 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 155 (6.60%) WCF
9 142 (6.04%) .NET Framework
10 132 (5.62%) XML
11 125 (5.32%) AngularJS
12 120 (5.11%) HTML5
13 101 (4.30%) Ajax
14 86 (3.66%) CSS3
15 81 (3.45%) WPF
16 77 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 59 (2.51%) LINQ
18 58 (2.47%) Entity Framework
18 58 (2.47%) SOAP
19 52 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 205 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (6.68%) Computer Science
3 88 (3.74%) Mathematics
4 82 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 76 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 74 (3.15%) User Experience
7 70 (2.98%) Blackberry
8 52 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 48 (2.04%) Replication
10 47 (2.00%) Clustering
11 46 (1.96%) Data Integration
12 41 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
13 40 (1.70%) Statistics
14 35 (1.49%) iPhone
15 32 (1.36%) Mobile App
16 28 (1.19%) PDA
17 26 (1.11%) iPad
18 21 (0.89%) EqualLogic
19 19 (0.81%) AS400
20 18 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 890 (37.87%) Windows
2 449 (19.11%) Windows Server
3 286 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 235 (10.00%) Linux
5 204 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 171 (7.28%) Windows 7
7 155 (6.60%) Unix
8 112 (4.77%) Windows 8
8 112 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 67 (2.85%) Windows 10
10 61 (2.60%) Windows XP
11 44 (1.87%) Android
12 32 (1.36%) Windows Vista
13 24 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (0.98%) Solaris
15 11 (0.47%) AIX
15 11 (0.47%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.38%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (14.94%) MVC
3 280 (11.91%) ITIL
4 214 (9.11%) Project Management
5 196 (8.34%) Web Development
6 190 (8.09%) Scrum
7 175 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 144 (6.13%) CRM
9 133 (5.66%) TDD
10 132 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 129 (5.49%) Presales
12 103 (4.38%) OO
12 103 (4.38%) SDLC
13 99 (4.21%) Mentoring
14 98 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 98 (4.17%) Software Engineering
15 93 (3.96%) PRINCE2
16 86 (3.66%) Workflow
17 85 (3.62%) Change Management
18 82 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 708 (30.13%) SQL
2 644 (27.40%) C#
3 404 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 239 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 146 (6.21%) Java
6 130 (5.53%) PowerShell
7 125 (5.32%) VB.NET
8 54 (2.30%) VB
9 52 (2.21%) Bash Shell
10 46 (1.96%) Perl
11 43 (1.83%) C
12 39 (1.66%) VBScript
13 38 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 36 (1.53%) PHP
15 34 (1.45%) Ruby
16 31 (1.32%) C++
17 25 (1.06%) VBA
18 23 (0.98%) Python
19 18 (0.77%) XAML
20 13 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 298 (12.68%) Degree
2 273 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 136 (5.79%) MCSE
4 109 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
5 95 (4.04%) MCSA
6 66 (2.81%) MCP
7 60 (2.55%) Security Cleared
8 56 (2.38%) MCITP
9 50 (2.13%) CCNP
10 49 (2.09%) CCNA
11 48 (2.04%) SC Cleared
12 43 (1.83%) ISEB
13 39 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 36 (1.53%) MCDST
15 35 (1.49%) CISSP
15 35 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (1.36%) CISM
17 30 (1.28%) ISTQB
18 22 (0.94%) CCDP
19 18 (0.77%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (4.77%) SLA
2 67 (2.85%) QA
3 52 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.13%) COBIT
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.13%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.13%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.085%) GMP
8 2 (0.085%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.085%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.043%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.043%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.043%) WAI
System Software
1 518 (22.04%) Active Directory
2 314 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 83 (3.53%) vSphere
5 71 (3.02%) XenApp
6 40 (1.70%) XenDesktop
7 39 (1.66%) NFS
8 28 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.85%) VMware ESX
11 18 (0.77%) Terminal Services
12 15 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (0.43%) Postfix
13 10 (0.43%) qmail
13 10 (0.43%) Sendmail
14 9 (0.38%) Xen
15 8 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.30%) XenServer
17 6 (0.26%) Firmware
18 5 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 97 (4.13%) SCCM
2 50 (2.13%) SCOM
3 42 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 31 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.23%) Puppet
6 28 (1.19%) WSUS
7 21 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 18 (0.77%) FortiGate
9 17 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 15 (0.64%) SCDPM
11 10 (0.43%) Plesk
12 8 (0.34%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
16 3 (0.13%) Nessus
16 3 (0.13%) QRadar
16 3 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 467 (19.87%) VMware
2 352 (14.98%) Cisco
3 284 (12.09%) Citrix
4 230 (9.79%) Oracle
5 92 (3.91%) HP
6 69 (2.94%) Apple
7 63 (2.68%) Dell
8 61 (2.60%) CheckPoint
9 56 (2.38%) IBM
10 46 (1.96%) SAP
11 40 (1.70%) Veeam
12 34 (1.45%) Juniper
13 33 (1.40%) Tableau
14 30 (1.28%) Draytek
15 29 (1.23%) Red Hat
16 28 (1.19%) Avaya
17 26 (1.11%) JD Edwards
18 24 (1.02%) Symantec
19 22 (0.94%) 3PAR
19 22 (0.94%) NetApp
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