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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1132 1555 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.11% 21.23% 19.14%
As % of the Vendors category 35.90% 45.36% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1263 1065
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
3153 3428 3137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 44.88% 46.79% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2536 2740 2507
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -2 364 £42,500 -5.55% 42
Cambridgeshire -11 233 £40,000 +12.67% 42
Essex -1 221 £35,000 -12.50% 29
Bedfordshire 0 195 £47,500 +5.55% 30
Suffolk -10 88 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Norfolk -6 40 £30,000 - 7
East Anglia - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 947 (41.72%) MS Excel
2 853 (37.58%) Windows
3 769 (33.88%) SQL Server
4 647 (28.50%) SQL
5 622 (27.40%) .NET
6 550 (24.23%) Active Directory
7 537 (23.66%) C#
8 494 (21.76%) MS Office
9 477 (21.01%) VMware
10 424 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
11 404 (17.80%) Windows Server
12 385 (16.96%) ASP.NET
13 382 (16.83%) JavaScript
14 359 (15.81%) HTML
15 340 (14.98%) MVC
16 329 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
17 324 (14.27%) Finance
18 293 (12.91%) MS Exchange
19 289 (12.73%) Cisco
20 288 (12.69%) Citrix
21 287 (12.64%) ITIL
22 284 (12.51%) Degree
23 281 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
24 260 (11.45%) CSS
25 252 (11.10%) Oracle
26 248 (10.93%) jQuery
27 232 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
28 228 (10.04%) SharePoint
29 218 (9.60%) Firewall
30 212 (9.34%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 293 (12.91%) MS Exchange
2 228 (10.04%) SharePoint
3 140 (6.17%) IIS
4 118 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 92 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 82 (3.61%) Skype for Business
7 53 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 48 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 46 (2.03%) WebSphere
10 44 (1.94%) Apache
11 39 (1.72%) Tomcat
12 29 (1.28%) CMS
12 29 (1.28%) Node.js
13 26 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 24 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
15 22 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 22 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
17 16 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 947 (41.72%) MS Excel
2 494 (21.76%) MS Office
3 66 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 58 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 55 (2.42%) MS Project
6 12 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.13%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 50 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 44 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.18%) Primavera
6 4 (0.18%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.18%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.088%) AWD
7 2 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.088%) Maximo
7 2 (0.088%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.044%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.044%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.044%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.044%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.044%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.044%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 184 (8.11%) Office 365
2 139 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.59%) SaaS
5 19 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (0.66%) OpenShift
8 12 (0.53%) IaaS
9 10 (0.44%) PaaS
10 8 (0.35%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.35%) Yammer
11 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.18%) GitHub
12 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.088%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 218 (9.60%) Firewall
2 161 (7.09%) DNS
3 152 (6.70%) WAN
4 138 (6.08%) LAN
5 133 (5.86%) DHCP
6 129 (5.68%) SAN
7 110 (4.85%) TCP/IP
8 82 (3.61%) VPN
9 60 (2.64%) VoIP
10 50 (2.20%) Internet
11 47 (2.07%) LDAP
12 44 (1.94%) iSCSI
13 42 (1.85%) Network Security
14 40 (1.76%) VLAN
15 37 (1.63%) FTP
15 37 (1.63%) NAS
16 35 (1.54%) Intranet
17 32 (1.41%) SSL
18 31 (1.37%) BGP
18 31 (1.37%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 769 (33.88%) SQL Server
2 137 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 119 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 101 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 94 (4.14%) MySQL
7 93 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 92 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 61 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 32 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.10%) Big Data
13 25 (1.10%) DB2
14 24 (1.06%) NoSQL
14 24 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
16 18 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 194 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 159 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 108 (4.76%) NUnit
4 81 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 69 (3.04%) Selenium
6 46 (2.03%) TeamCity
7 39 (1.72%) Moq
8 35 (1.54%) Git (software)
9 31 (1.37%) JIRA
10 30 (1.32%) Subversion
11 25 (1.10%) Cucumber
12 21 (0.93%) HP UFT
13 19 (0.84%) Jenkins
14 18 (0.79%) MSTest
15 13 (0.57%) TestDirector
16 10 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
17 7 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
17 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 7 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 324 (14.27%) Finance
2 100 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 95 (4.19%) Legal
4 78 (3.44%) Banking
5 51 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 51 (2.25%) Retail
6 46 (2.03%) Marketing
7 43 (1.89%) Law
8 37 (1.63%) Advertising
9 22 (0.97%) Electronics
9 22 (0.97%) Games
10 18 (0.79%) French Language
11 16 (0.70%) Billing
12 14 (0.62%) Automotive
12 14 (0.62%) Back Office
13 11 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.40%) Publishing
15 8 (0.35%) German Language
16 7 (0.31%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 621 (27.36%) Developer
2 411 (18.11%) Analyst
3 326 (14.36%) C# Developer
4 324 (14.27%) .NET Developer
5 241 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 164 (7.22%) Support Engineer
7 158 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 146 (6.43%) Support Analyst
9 144 (6.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 140 (6.17%) Architect
11 124 (5.46%) Administrator
12 123 (5.42%) IT Support
13 122 (5.37%) SQL Developer
14 110 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 103 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 100 (4.41%) Senior Developer
17 98 (4.32%) Consultant
18 90 (3.96%) Web Developer
19 84 (3.70%) Project Manager
20 83 (3.66%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (27.40%) .NET
2 385 (16.96%) ASP.NET
3 359 (15.81%) HTML
4 260 (11.45%) CSS
5 248 (10.93%) jQuery
6 197 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 193 (8.50%) Web Services
8 148 (6.52%) WCF
9 126 (5.55%) XML
10 125 (5.51%) .NET Framework
11 113 (4.98%) Ajax
12 111 (4.89%) HTML5
13 103 (4.54%) AngularJS
14 92 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 83 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 81 (3.57%) CSS3
17 64 (2.82%) Entity Framework
18 57 (2.51%) LINQ
19 55 (2.42%) WPF
20 48 (2.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 183 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 91 (4.01%) Mathematics
4 76 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 75 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 71 (3.13%) User Experience
7 58 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 46 (2.03%) Data Integration
9 35 (1.54%) Statistics
10 33 (1.45%) Clustering
11 30 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.23%) Blackberry
13 27 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.01%) Fat Client
14 23 (1.01%) Replication
14 23 (1.01%) Thin Client
15 22 (0.97%) Visualisation
16 21 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 20 (0.88%) Mobile App
18 19 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 853 (37.58%) Windows
2 404 (17.80%) Windows Server
3 232 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 212 (9.34%) Linux
5 180 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 137 (6.04%) Windows 7
7 119 (5.24%) Unix
8 106 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 92 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 66 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 35 (1.54%) Android
12 22 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.88%) AIX
13 20 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 19 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 19 (0.84%) Solaris
14 19 (0.84%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.44%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (14.98%) MVC
3 287 (12.64%) ITIL
4 193 (8.50%) Scrum
5 184 (8.11%) Project Management
6 177 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
7 152 (6.70%) TDD
8 130 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 124 (5.46%) Mentoring
10 120 (5.29%) Web Development
11 115 (5.07%) Software Engineering
12 109 (4.80%) OO
12 109 (4.80%) Presales
13 108 (4.76%) CRM
14 99 (4.36%) Service Delivery
15 95 (4.19%) Change Management
16 92 (4.05%) Workflow
17 86 (3.79%) SDLC
18 85 (3.74%) ERP
19 80 (3.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 647 (28.50%) SQL
2 537 (23.66%) C#
3 382 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 171 (7.53%) T-SQL
5 117 (5.15%) Java
6 115 (5.07%) PowerShell
7 92 (4.05%) VB.NET
8 65 (2.86%) C
9 62 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 54 (2.38%) VB
11 53 (2.33%) Perl
12 38 (1.67%) PHP
13 37 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 36 (1.59%) C++
15 34 (1.50%) VBScript
16 30 (1.32%) Ruby
17 23 (1.01%) Shell Script
18 22 (0.97%) Objective-C
18 22 (0.97%) VBA
19 21 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 284 (12.51%) Degree
2 281 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 166 (7.31%) MCSE
4 112 (4.93%) MCSA
5 97 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (2.95%) MCP
7 60 (2.64%) MCITP
8 50 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (2.11%) CCNP
10 42 (1.85%) CCNA
11 37 (1.63%) Security Cleared
12 32 (1.41%) ISEB
13 27 (1.19%) SC Cleared
14 26 (1.15%) MCDST
15 25 (1.10%) VCAP
16 24 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (0.93%) CISM
17 21 (0.93%) CISSP
18 18 (0.79%) ISTQB
19 16 (0.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.19%) SLA
2 64 (2.82%) QA
3 40 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.22%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.18%) COBIT
9 2 (0.088%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.088%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.088%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.088%) WAI
10 1 (0.044%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.044%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 550 (24.23%) Active Directory
2 329 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (5.99%) Hyper-V
4 90 (3.96%) vSphere
5 75 (3.30%) XenApp
6 39 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 37 (1.63%) NFS
8 32 (1.41%) VMware ESX
9 25 (1.10%) Terminal Services
10 22 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (0.79%) XenServer
12 15 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (0.48%) Postfix
13 11 (0.48%) qmail
13 11 (0.48%) Sendmail
14 10 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.35%) Firmware
16 6 (0.26%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 79 (3.48%) SCCM
2 31 (1.37%) Puppet
3 29 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 24 (1.06%) WSUS
6 14 (0.62%) SCOM
7 11 (0.48%) Plesk
8 10 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.31%) MOM
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.13%) QRadar
13 3 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 477 (21.01%) VMware
2 289 (12.73%) Cisco
3 288 (12.69%) Citrix
4 252 (11.10%) Oracle
5 107 (4.71%) HP
6 75 (3.30%) IBM
7 56 (2.47%) Dell
8 53 (2.33%) SAP
9 52 (2.29%) Apple
10 45 (1.98%) iManage
11 44 (1.94%) CheckPoint
12 43 (1.89%) Intel
13 35 (1.54%) Veeam
14 29 (1.28%) Symantec
14 29 (1.28%) Tableau
15 28 (1.23%) JD Edwards
16 27 (1.19%) EMC
16 27 (1.19%) Red Hat
16 27 (1.19%) SonicWALL
17 24 (1.06%) AppSense
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Catch Resource Management Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Catch Resource Management Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum £65-85k+ bonus bens etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
DCV Technologies
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37990 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum upto £57k plus good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago