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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1435 1686 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.32% 20.04% 20.40%
As % of the Vendors category 42.13% 40.63% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1395 1536
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,033 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
3406 4150 3955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.86% 49.32% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2715 3398 3401
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 502 £38,250 +2.00% 77
Cambridgeshire -6 273 £38,500 +2.66% 53
Bedfordshire -3 234 £42,500 - 29
Essex -1 220 £40,000 -1.23% 29
Suffolk -2 162 £40,000 - 11
Norfolk -3 54 £29,250 -2.50% 10
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1272 (42.90%) MS Excel
2 1230 (41.48%) Windows
3 1085 (36.59%) SQL Server
4 972 (32.78%) .NET
5 944 (31.84%) SQL
6 824 (27.79%) C#
7 725 (24.45%) Active Directory
8 609 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
9 565 (19.06%) ASP.NET
10 557 (18.79%) MS Office
11 539 (18.18%) HTML
12 530 (17.88%) VMware
13 528 (17.81%) JavaScript
14 470 (15.85%) MS Exchange
15 437 (14.74%) Degree
16 410 (13.83%) MVC
17 399 (13.46%) ITIL
18 393 (13.25%) Finance
19 386 (13.02%) SharePoint
20 377 (12.72%) CSS
21 357 (12.04%) Citrix
22 355 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
23 345 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
24 327 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
25 318 (10.73%) Cisco
25 318 (10.73%) jQuery
26 304 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
27 296 (9.98%) Oracle
28 288 (9.71%) DNS
29 275 (9.27%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 470 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 386 (13.02%) SharePoint
3 222 (7.49%) IIS
4 209 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 138 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 96 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 90 (3.04%) Lync
8 79 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 73 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
10 60 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 43 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 39 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 31 (1.05%) CMS
14 24 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 23 (0.78%) Tomcat
16 22 (0.74%) JBoss
17 20 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
18 16 (0.54%) SAS
19 15 (0.51%) IBM Notes
20 14 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1272 (42.90%) MS Excel
2 557 (18.79%) MS Office
3 101 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 97 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 84 (2.83%) MS Project
6 17 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.34%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.24%) InDesign
9 7 (0.24%) FrameMaker
10 6 (0.20%) S-PLUS
11 5 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
11 5 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.034%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 97 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.34%) CA PPM
5 9 (0.30%) AWD
5 9 (0.30%) Maximo
6 7 (0.24%) Magento
6 7 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.17%) Primavera
8 4 (0.13%) Tridion
8 4 (0.13%) Unica
8 4 (0.13%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.13%) Sage CRM
8 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.10%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 164 (5.53%) Office 365
2 98 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (1.25%) SaaS
5 23 (0.78%) PaaS
6 13 (0.44%) IaaS
7 7 (0.24%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.13%) Yammer
9 4 (0.13%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.067%) HP Helion
12 1 (0.034%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.034%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 288 (9.71%) DNS
2 247 (8.33%) Firewall
3 232 (7.82%) DHCP
4 192 (6.48%) SAN
5 190 (6.41%) TCP/IP
6 179 (6.04%) WAN
7 170 (5.73%) LAN
8 128 (4.32%) Internet
9 123 (4.15%) VPN
10 70 (2.36%) Network Security
11 61 (2.06%) FTP
12 58 (1.96%) HTTP
13 54 (1.82%) VLAN
14 53 (1.79%) SSL
15 49 (1.65%) LDAP
16 43 (1.45%) VoIP
17 34 (1.15%) NAS
18 28 (0.94%) iSCSI
18 28 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
19 27 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1085 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 235 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 153 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 137 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 110 (3.71%) Relational Database
6 104 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 98 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
8 83 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 82 (2.77%) MySQL
10 63 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 60 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 56 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 49 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 47 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
15 36 (1.21%) MS Access
16 26 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
17 22 (0.74%) NoSQL
18 21 (0.71%) OLAP
18 21 (0.71%) Data Mining
19 20 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 227 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 176 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 117 (3.95%) NUnit
4 91 (3.07%) Selenium
5 65 (2.19%) TeamCity
6 60 (2.02%) Subversion
7 54 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 54 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
8 51 (1.72%) JIRA
9 44 (1.48%) Moq
10 33 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 33 (1.11%) SpecFlow
11 23 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
12 22 (0.74%) Jenkins
13 21 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (0.67%) JUnit
14 20 (0.67%) MSTest
15 18 (0.61%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.44%) NSubstitute
17 12 (0.40%) Jasmine
General
1 393 (13.25%) Finance
2 94 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 91 (3.07%) Retail
4 76 (2.56%) Marketing
5 51 (1.72%) Back Office
5 51 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 50 (1.69%) Electronics
7 42 (1.42%) Legal
8 40 (1.35%) Publishing
9 37 (1.25%) Banking
10 36 (1.21%) Advertising
11 28 (0.94%) Games
12 22 (0.74%) Automotive
13 16 (0.54%) Law
14 14 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.40%) Front Office
16 10 (0.34%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.27%) French Language
18 7 (0.24%) German Language
19 5 (0.17%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 723 (24.38%) Developer
2 516 (17.40%) Analyst
3 257 (8.67%) .NET Developer
4 211 (7.12%) C# Developer
5 196 (6.61%) Support Analyst
6 184 (6.21%) Consultant
7 170 (5.73%) Support Engineer
8 168 (5.67%) Architect
9 161 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 156 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 143 (4.82%) Software Developer
12 138 (4.65%) Software Engineer
13 126 (4.25%) Administrator
14 124 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 112 (3.78%) Project Manager
16 96 (3.24%) Web Developer
17 92 (3.10%) IT Support
18 80 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
19 76 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
20 75 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 972 (32.78%) .NET
2 565 (19.06%) ASP.NET
3 539 (18.18%) HTML
4 377 (12.72%) CSS
5 318 (10.73%) jQuery
6 251 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 240 (8.09%) Web Services
8 222 (7.49%) XML
9 198 (6.68%) WCF
10 164 (5.53%) .NET Framework
11 148 (4.99%) HTML5
12 121 (4.08%) Ajax
13 99 (3.34%) WPF
14 95 (3.20%) Silverlight
15 87 (2.93%) Entity Framework
15 87 (2.93%) XSLT
15 87 (2.93%) WinForms
16 85 (2.87%) CSS3
17 80 (2.70%) SOAP
18 72 (2.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 249 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 130 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 121 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 110 (3.71%) Mathematics
6 97 (3.27%) Clustering
7 77 (2.60%) Replication
8 60 (2.02%) N-Tier
9 57 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (1.82%) Statistics
11 49 (1.65%) User Experience
12 45 (1.52%) Open Source
13 42 (1.42%) iPad
14 38 (1.28%) Client/Server
15 37 (1.25%) FMCG
16 35 (1.18%) Thin Client
16 35 (1.18%) Fat Client
17 33 (1.11%) iPhone
18 31 (1.05%) AS400
19 30 (1.01%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1230 (41.48%) Windows
2 355 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 304 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 240 (8.09%) Linux
5 217 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 180 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 132 (4.45%) Windows XP
8 109 (3.68%) Android
9 92 (3.10%) UNIX
10 91 (3.07%) Windows 8
11 79 (2.66%) Apple iOS
12 47 (1.59%) Windows 2000
13 42 (1.42%) Solaris
14 36 (1.21%) Mac OS X
15 35 (1.18%) AIX
16 22 (0.74%) Windows Vista
17 14 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (0.44%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.27%) Debian
20 7 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (13.83%) MVC
3 399 (13.46%) ITIL
4 275 (9.27%) Scrum
5 274 (9.24%) Project Management
6 234 (7.89%) TDD
7 210 (7.08%) Software Engineering
8 206 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 185 (6.24%) Mentoring
10 168 (5.67%) CRM
11 159 (5.36%) OO
12 156 (5.26%) Change Management
13 136 (4.59%) Web Development
14 134 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
15 129 (4.35%) SOA
16 118 (3.98%) E-Commerce
17 106 (3.58%) Time Management
17 106 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 104 (3.51%) Migration
19 100 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 944 (31.84%) SQL
2 824 (27.79%) C#
3 528 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 208 (7.02%) Java
5 180 (6.07%) T-SQL
6 164 (5.53%) PowerShell
7 106 (3.58%) VB
8 105 (3.54%) C++
9 104 (3.51%) VB.NET
10 95 (3.20%) C
11 68 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 66 (2.23%) Objective-C
13 52 (1.75%) VBScript
14 46 (1.55%) PHP
14 46 (1.55%) Python
15 45 (1.52%) VBA
16 37 (1.25%) Perl
17 30 (1.01%) VB6
18 26 (0.88%) Bash Shell
19 25 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 437 (14.74%) Degree
2 345 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 168 (5.67%) MCP
4 135 (4.55%) MCSE
5 121 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (3.68%) MCSA
7 81 (2.73%) Security Cleared
8 76 (2.56%) CCNA
9 75 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
10 72 (2.43%) SC Cleared
11 65 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 60 (2.02%) MCITP
13 53 (1.79%) CCNP
14 45 (1.52%) ISEB
15 35 (1.18%) MCTS
16 33 (1.11%) ISTQB
16 33 (1.11%) A+ Certification
17 32 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 28 (0.94%) PMI Certification
18 28 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (4.62%) SLA
2 131 (4.42%) QA
3 23 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.47%) ISO 8583
6 12 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.17%) ISO 9002
9 4 (0.13%) RosettaNet
9 4 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.13%) GMP
10 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.067%) JSP 440
System Software
1 725 (24.45%) Active Directory
2 327 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (6.14%) Hyper-V
4 127 (4.28%) vSphere
5 112 (3.78%) XenApp
6 104 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 84 (2.83%) XenDesktop
8 39 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (1.25%) Terminal Services
10 35 (1.18%) vCloud
11 15 (0.51%) XenServer
12 11 (0.37%) Xen
13 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.30%) Firmware
13 9 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.20%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.20%) NLBS
16 4 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 130 (4.38%) SCCM
2 79 (2.66%) SCOM
3 66 (2.23%) Backup Exec
4 47 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 39 (1.32%) WSUS
6 29 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 23 (0.78%) Tivoli
8 21 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 18 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 12 (0.40%) SCVMM
12 11 (0.37%) logstash
13 8 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (0.24%) Puppet
15 6 (0.20%) MOM
15 6 (0.20%) Nagios
15 6 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
16 5 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
16 5 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 530 (17.88%) VMware
2 357 (12.04%) Citrix
3 318 (10.73%) Cisco
4 296 (9.98%) Oracle
5 179 (6.04%) HP
6 102 (3.44%) IBM
7 95 (3.20%) Symantec
8 79 (2.66%) CheckPoint
9 66 (2.23%) NetApp
9 66 (2.23%) Apple
10 64 (2.16%) Sophos
11 56 (1.89%) SAP
12 34 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 33 (1.11%) Veritas
14 31 (1.05%) Tableau
15 30 (1.01%) Intel
15 30 (1.01%) SonicWALL
16 28 (0.94%) BMC
17 27 (0.91%) Sitecore
18 26 (0.88%) EMC
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fakenham, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Anantha Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: car + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £19k - 23k per year + Be
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary/benefits
Posted: Yesterday