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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / East of England
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 965 1068 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.47% 15.65% 21.33%
As % of the Vendors category 40.48% 35.77% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 795 900 1245
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
2384 2986 3392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.69% 43.75% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1856 2424 2679
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -1 362 £41,500 -2.35% 41
Cambridgeshire +2 200 £40,000 +6.66% 42
Essex 0 137 £43,750 +25.00% 19
Suffolk +9 118 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Bedfordshire -4 110 £47,500 - 17
Norfolk -8 40 £37,500 +25.00% 15
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 713 (37.41%) MS Excel
2 655 (34.37%) Windows
3 627 (32.90%) SQL Server
4 585 (30.69%) .NET
5 560 (29.38%) SQL
6 497 (26.08%) C#
7 377 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
8 375 (19.67%) Active Directory
9 327 (17.16%) Windows Server
10 313 (16.42%) ASP.NET
11 306 (16.05%) VMware
12 305 (16.00%) MVC
13 302 (15.84%) MS Office
14 284 (14.90%) ITIL
15 270 (14.17%) Finance
16 257 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
17 242 (12.70%) HTML
18 236 (12.38%) JavaScript
18 236 (12.38%) MS Exchange
19 234 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
20 210 (11.02%) Degree
21 208 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
22 190 (9.97%) Office 365
23 188 (9.86%) Linux
24 186 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
25 181 (9.50%) T-SQL
26 180 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
27 179 (9.39%) Cisco
28 177 (9.29%) .NET Framework
29 174 (9.13%) CSS

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
1 236 (12.38%) MS Exchange
2 170 (8.92%) SharePoint
3 93 (4.88%) IIS
4 78 (4.09%) Skype for Business
5 76 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (1.10%) CMS
10 18 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.68%) Moodle
13 12 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (0.52%) Apache
15 9 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.47%) MS Project Server
15 9 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.42%) Confluence
17 7 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 713 (37.41%) MS Excel
2 302 (15.84%) MS Office
3 80 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 71 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (2.10%) MS Project
6 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.21%) InDesign
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.10%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.052%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.052%) HipChat
11 1 (0.052%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.052%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 90 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.84%) SAP BPC
4 14 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.73%) Magento
5 9 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.31%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.21%) assyst
8 4 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.16%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.10%) nopCommerce
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.052%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.052%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 234 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 190 (9.97%) Office 365
3 110 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.10%) SaaS
5 31 (1.63%) PaaS
6 25 (1.31%) iTunes
7 17 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
9 12 (0.63%) Mimecast
10 9 (0.47%) IaaS
11 7 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.16%) Akamai
13 3 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.16%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.16%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.16%) Yammer
14 2 (0.10%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 159 (8.34%) Firewall
2 146 (7.66%) DNS
3 109 (5.72%) LAN
4 102 (5.35%) WAN
5 93 (4.88%) DHCP
6 78 (4.09%) SAN
7 77 (4.04%) TCP/IP
8 75 (3.93%) VPN
9 42 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
10 36 (1.89%) Skype
11 34 (1.78%) VoIP
12 31 (1.63%) Network Security
13 27 (1.42%) VLAN
14 26 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (1.26%) Intranet
15 24 (1.26%) Unified Communications
16 23 (1.21%) Internet
16 23 (1.21%) Wireshark
17 20 (1.05%) BGP
17 20 (1.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 627 (32.90%) SQL Server
2 141 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 125 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 121 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 70 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 68 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (2.41%) MySQL
8 46 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 43 (2.26%) Power BI
10 41 (2.15%) OLAP
11 39 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (1.68%) OLTP
13 31 (1.63%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
15 27 (1.42%) Big Data
16 26 (1.36%) DTS
17 18 (0.94%) MongoDB
18 16 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 128 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 124 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 63 (3.31%) Selenium
4 49 (2.57%) Subversion
5 47 (2.47%) JIRA
6 43 (2.26%) NUnit
7 42 (2.20%) Git (software)
8 41 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 39 (2.05%) Jenkins
10 24 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (1.00%) Moq
11 19 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
12 15 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.68%) SpecFlow
14 12 (0.63%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.58%) Ranorex
16 9 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.47%) Fiddler
16 9 (0.47%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.47%) MSTest
General
1 270 (14.17%) Finance
2 64 (3.36%) Retail
3 62 (3.25%) Banking
4 59 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 49 (2.57%) Legal
5 49 (2.57%) Marketing
6 44 (2.31%) Advertising
7 42 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.47%) Back Office
8 9 (0.47%) Electronics
8 9 (0.47%) Publishing
9 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.37%) Local Government
11 6 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.26%) Law
12 5 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.21%) Automotive
13 4 (0.21%) Front Office
14 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 514 (26.97%) Developer
2 375 (19.67%) Analyst
3 227 (11.91%) C# Developer
4 217 (11.39%) .NET Developer
5 149 (7.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 145 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 141 (7.40%) Support Analyst
8 105 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 102 (5.35%) Senior Developer
10 97 (5.09%) Consultant
11 96 (5.04%) Architect
12 90 (4.72%) IT Support
13 84 (4.41%) SQL Developer
14 73 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 72 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
16 71 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
17 70 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 69 (3.62%) Administrator
19 65 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
20 64 (3.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (30.69%) .NET
2 313 (16.42%) ASP.NET
3 242 (12.70%) HTML
4 208 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 177 (9.29%) .NET Framework
6 174 (9.13%) CSS
7 152 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 132 (6.93%) AngularJS
9 126 (6.61%) Web Services
10 123 (6.45%) jQuery
11 107 (5.61%) WCF
12 104 (5.46%) Entity Framework
13 103 (5.40%) XML
14 87 (4.56%) HTML5
15 63 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 56 (2.94%) Ajax
17 50 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 45 (2.36%) REST
19 43 (2.26%) JSON
20 41 (2.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 74 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 65 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 42 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 40 (2.10%) Mathematics
8 39 (2.05%) NHS
9 37 (1.94%) Replication
10 36 (1.89%) Smartphone
11 30 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.57%) User Experience
12 29 (1.52%) Clustering
12 29 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.36%) iPad
14 24 (1.26%) Mobile App
14 24 (1.26%) Statistics
15 19 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
16 15 (0.79%) Visualisation
17 14 (0.73%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 655 (34.37%) Windows
2 327 (17.16%) Windows Server
3 188 (9.86%) Linux
4 180 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 170 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 92 (4.83%) Windows 7
7 69 (3.62%) Unix
8 56 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 55 (2.89%) Windows 8
10 42 (2.20%) Windows 10
11 35 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (1.26%) Windows XP
13 22 (1.15%) Windows Phone
14 19 (1.00%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.89%) Solaris
16 16 (0.84%) Android
17 15 (0.79%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.42%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.37%) CentOS
19 7 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (16.00%) MVC
3 284 (14.90%) ITIL
4 139 (7.29%) Software Engineering
5 138 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
6 136 (7.14%) Project Management
7 124 (6.51%) Web Development
8 122 (6.40%) CRM
9 115 (6.03%) TDD
10 112 (5.88%) Scrum
11 111 (5.82%) SDLC
12 96 (5.04%) Service Delivery
13 94 (4.93%) Unit Testing
14 83 (4.35%) Mentoring
15 80 (4.20%) E-Commerce
16 79 (4.14%) PRINCE2
16 79 (4.14%) Problem Management
17 77 (4.04%) Analytics
18 72 (3.78%) Incident Management
18 72 (3.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 560 (29.38%) SQL
2 497 (26.08%) C#
3 236 (12.38%) JavaScript
4 181 (9.50%) T-SQL
5 129 (6.77%) PowerShell
6 78 (4.09%) Java
7 59 (3.10%) VB.NET
8 55 (2.89%) C
9 50 (2.62%) C++
10 40 (2.10%) VB
11 37 (1.94%) PHP
11 37 (1.94%) Python
12 31 (1.63%) VBScript
13 29 (1.52%) TypeScript
14 24 (1.26%) Perl
15 23 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.05%) VBA
17 15 (0.79%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.73%) Ruby
19 13 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 257 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 210 (11.02%) Degree
3 105 (5.51%) MCSE
4 88 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (3.57%) MCITP
6 65 (3.41%) CCNA
7 60 (3.15%) MCP
8 57 (2.99%) ISEB
9 53 (2.78%) MCSA
10 51 (2.68%) ISTQB
11 48 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 43 (2.26%) Security Cleared
13 38 (1.99%) SC Cleared
14 31 (1.63%) CCNP
15 29 (1.52%) MCTS
16 24 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 23 (1.21%) CCDP
18 22 (1.15%) A+ Certification
18 22 (1.15%) CCSA
18 22 (1.15%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.98%) SLA
2 64 (3.36%) QA
3 25 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.16%) GCP
6 3 (0.16%) HL7
7 2 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.10%) GLP
7 2 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 14000
7 2 (0.10%) WCAG
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.052%) SDET
System Software
1 375 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 186 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (4.25%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.36%) vSphere
5 40 (2.10%) XenApp
6 30 (1.57%) Terminal Services
7 29 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 28 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.42%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.58%) vCloud
11 11 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.37%) XenServer
13 6 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.26%) Firmware
14 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.26%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 123 (6.45%) SCCM
2 72 (3.78%) SCOM
3 27 (1.42%) Puppet
4 26 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 15 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 14 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (0.73%) SCVMM
8 13 (0.68%) Ansible
9 10 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.37%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.31%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 306 (16.05%) VMware
2 179 (9.39%) Cisco
3 154 (8.08%) Citrix
4 105 (5.51%) HP
5 98 (5.14%) Oracle
6 64 (3.36%) CheckPoint
7 56 (2.94%) NetApp
8 46 (2.41%) Dell
9 40 (2.10%) EMC
10 37 (1.94%) Apple
11 36 (1.89%) Veeam
12 35 (1.84%) IBM
13 33 (1.73%) SAP
14 27 (1.42%) Adobe
14 27 (1.42%) Sitecore
15 26 (1.36%) Computacenter
16 25 (1.31%) Symantec
17 24 (1.26%) Clearswift
17 24 (1.26%) Proofpoint
18 23 (1.21%) Red Hat
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 36k per year + plus package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
ADSI Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus pension, flexible hours, overti
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Training and Benefits also on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Salary review, Paid leave
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50 - 60k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares and more!
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £41000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,999 per annum Package and training
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum £24k - 28k per year + Benefits, Care
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + 3% Pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 + Company Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance + package
Posted: Yesterday
Diss, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + study support
Posted: 4 days ago