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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1081 1523 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.40% 19.85% 19.55%
As % of the Vendors category 38.57% 42.96% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1243 1298
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2803 3545 3824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.52% 46.21% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2857 3176
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -1 363 £42,500 - 37
Essex -2 209 £47,500 +20.25% 15
Cambridgeshire -7 200 £37,500 -2.59% 27
Bedfordshire -5 152 £42,500 -5.55% 20
Suffolk +3 148 £37,500 - 14
Norfolk +3 29 £32,500 +11.11% 9
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 912 (38.81%) Windows
2 859 (36.55%) MS Excel
3 833 (35.45%) SQL Server
4 757 (32.21%) .NET
5 719 (30.60%) SQL
6 657 (27.96%) C#
7 518 (22.04%) Active Directory
8 459 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
9 441 (18.77%) Windows Server
10 430 (18.30%) VMware
11 428 (18.21%) MS Office
12 410 (17.45%) ASP.NET
13 369 (15.70%) JavaScript
14 337 (14.34%) MS Exchange
15 335 (14.26%) HTML
16 330 (14.04%) MVC
17 321 (13.66%) Finance
18 309 (13.15%) ITIL
19 305 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 303 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
21 299 (12.72%) Cisco
22 295 (12.55%) Degree
23 277 (11.79%) Office 365
24 269 (11.45%) Firewall
25 250 (10.64%) Citrix
26 245 (10.43%) jQuery
27 241 (10.26%) CSS
28 235 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
29 233 (9.91%) T-SQL
30 226 (9.62%) 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
1 337 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 171 (7.28%) SharePoint
3 158 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 128 (5.45%) IIS
5 99 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 88 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 82 (3.49%) Skype for Business
8 77 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 41 (1.74%) CMS
10 40 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.55%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.43%) Apache
15 10 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.34%) JBoss
17 7 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 859 (36.55%) MS Excel
2 428 (18.21%) MS Office
3 82 (3.49%) MS Project
4 64 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 62 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.085%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.043%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 127 (5.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 29 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.30%) Scribe Insight
6 5 (0.21%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.13%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.085%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.085%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 277 (11.79%) Office 365
2 168 (7.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (1.53%) iTunes
6 28 (1.19%) SaaS
7 27 (1.15%) PaaS
8 20 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 19 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.72%) GitHub
11 11 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.43%) Google Apps
13 9 (0.38%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.34%) BPaaS
15 7 (0.30%) IaaS
16 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
17 4 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 2 (0.085%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 2 (0.085%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 269 (11.45%) Firewall
2 185 (7.87%) VPN
3 174 (7.40%) TCP/IP
4 153 (6.51%) DNS
5 135 (5.74%) WAN
6 132 (5.62%) LAN
7 125 (5.32%) SAN
8 123 (5.23%) DHCP
9 82 (3.49%) VLAN
10 69 (2.94%) VoIP
11 65 (2.77%) Network Security
12 61 (2.60%) Wireless
13 59 (2.51%) Internet
14 50 (2.13%) NAS
15 44 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
16 38 (1.62%) Skype
16 38 (1.62%) SMTP
17 30 (1.28%) IMAP
18 29 (1.23%) DMZ
18 29 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 833 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 158 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 135 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 126 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 122 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 92 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
6 92 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 81 (3.45%) MySQL
7 81 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 45 (1.91%) Oracle Database
9 38 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 27 (1.15%) Power BI
11 25 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (1.02%) Big Data
13 22 (0.94%) MS Access
14 21 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (0.85%) OLAP
16 19 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
17 18 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 193 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 150 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 64 (2.72%) Selenium
3 64 (2.72%) Subversion
4 45 (1.91%) NUnit
5 38 (1.62%) JIRA
6 34 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 28 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 28 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 20 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
9 16 (0.68%) ClearQuest
9 16 (0.68%) LoadRunner
10 15 (0.64%) HP UFT
11 13 (0.55%) SoapUI
12 12 (0.51%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.51%) JMeter
13 7 (0.30%) Moq
13 7 (0.30%) MSTest
13 7 (0.30%) Rational Rose
14 6 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 321 (13.66%) Finance
2 113 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 90 (3.83%) Retail
4 76 (3.23%) Banking
5 58 (2.47%) Advertising
6 50 (2.13%) Legal
7 39 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 38 (1.62%) Law
9 37 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.32%) Marketing
11 27 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (1.11%) Games
13 19 (0.81%) Publishing
14 16 (0.68%) Front Office
15 14 (0.60%) Back Office
16 10 (0.43%) Local Government
17 8 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.34%) Automotive
17 8 (0.34%) German Language
18 5 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 643 (27.36%) Developer
2 414 (17.62%) Analyst
3 342 (14.55%) .NET Developer
4 300 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 224 (9.53%) Support Engineer
6 223 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 139 (5.91%) Consultant
8 126 (5.36%) Support Analyst
9 122 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 114 (4.85%) Architect
11 107 (4.55%) Senior Developer
12 105 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 91 (3.87%) IT Support
13 91 (3.87%) SQL Developer
14 90 (3.83%) Project Manager
15 89 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 88 (3.74%) Web Developer
17 82 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
18 79 (3.36%) Software Developer
19 78 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 757 (32.21%) .NET
2 410 (17.45%) ASP.NET
3 335 (14.26%) HTML
4 245 (10.43%) jQuery
5 241 (10.26%) CSS
6 224 (9.53%) Web Services
7 200 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 158 (6.72%) .NET Framework
9 147 (6.26%) WCF
10 141 (6.00%) AngularJS
11 131 (5.57%) XML
12 107 (4.55%) HTML5
13 101 (4.30%) Ajax
14 82 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 79 (3.36%) WPF
16 76 (3.23%) CSS3
17 68 (2.89%) Entity Framework
18 65 (2.77%) SOAP
19 50 (2.13%) REST
20 44 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 211 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 129 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 93 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 83 (3.53%) Mathematics
6 74 (3.15%) Driving Licence
7 73 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 71 (3.02%) User Experience
9 68 (2.89%) Smartphone
10 61 (2.60%) iPhone
11 56 (2.38%) iPad
12 48 (2.04%) Replication
13 38 (1.62%) Virtual Team
14 36 (1.53%) Clustering
15 31 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (1.28%) Mobile App
17 29 (1.23%) PDA
18 26 (1.11%) Statistics
19 22 (0.94%) Data Integration
19 22 (0.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 912 (38.81%) Windows
2 441 (18.77%) Windows Server
3 303 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 226 (9.62%) Linux
5 194 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 179 (7.62%) Windows 7
7 145 (6.17%) Unix
8 123 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 94 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 84 (3.57%) Windows 10
11 63 (2.68%) Windows XP
12 59 (2.51%) Android
13 53 (2.26%) Windows Phone
14 34 (1.45%) Windows Vista
15 26 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (0.94%) Solaris
17 17 (0.72%) Apple iOS
18 16 (0.68%) OS/400
19 10 (0.43%) Mac OS X
20 3 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (14.04%) MVC
3 309 (13.15%) ITIL
4 220 (9.36%) Project Management
5 185 (7.87%) Web Development
6 177 (7.53%) CRM
7 171 (7.28%) Scrum
8 139 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
9 128 (5.45%) TDD
10 120 (5.11%) Service Delivery
11 114 (4.85%) Software Engineering
12 109 (4.64%) SDLC
13 106 (4.51%) PRINCE2
14 100 (4.26%) Mentoring
15 97 (4.13%) E-Commerce
15 97 (4.13%) Presales
16 92 (3.91%) Unit Testing
17 83 (3.53%) Change Management
18 81 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 81 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 719 (30.60%) SQL
2 657 (27.96%) C#
3 369 (15.70%) JavaScript
4 233 (9.91%) T-SQL
5 138 (5.87%) Java
6 112 (4.77%) VB.NET
7 108 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 48 (2.04%) C
9 47 (2.00%) VB
10 43 (1.83%) Perl
11 40 (1.70%) C++
12 36 (1.53%) Python
12 36 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 34 (1.45%) VBA
14 29 (1.23%) PHP
15 27 (1.15%) VBScript
16 24 (1.02%) XAML
17 19 (0.81%) Ruby
18 17 (0.72%) Bash Shell
19 10 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 295 (12.55%) Degree
2 235 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (3.91%) MCSE
4 84 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 81 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (3.11%) MCP
7 69 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 56 (2.38%) MCSA
9 51 (2.17%) CCNA
10 49 (2.09%) MCITP
11 42 (1.79%) ISEB
12 41 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 36 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (1.28%) CISSP
15 29 (1.23%) A+ Certification
16 28 (1.19%) CCNP
17 26 (1.11%) MCTS
18 25 (1.06%) CISM
18 25 (1.06%) ISTQB
19 24 (1.02%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.09%) SLA
2 76 (3.23%) QA
3 36 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.085%) GMP
8 1 (0.043%) DICOM
8 1 (0.043%) GxP
8 1 (0.043%) HL7
8 1 (0.043%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.043%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.043%) SDET
System Software
1 518 (22.04%) Active Directory
2 305 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (6.26%) Hyper-V
4 82 (3.49%) vSphere
5 68 (2.89%) XenApp
6 45 (1.91%) XenDesktop
7 26 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.06%) NFS
8 25 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 25 (1.06%) VMware ESX
9 19 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.43%) Firmware
12 9 (0.38%) XenServer
13 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.21%) Xen
16 3 (0.13%) Shibboleth
16 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 103 (4.38%) SCCM
2 54 (2.30%) SCOM
3 37 (1.57%) WSUS
4 33 (1.40%) Backup Exec
5 32 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 16 (0.68%) Puppet
7 16 (0.68%) SCDPM
8 15 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 14 (0.60%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 430 (18.30%) VMware
2 299 (12.72%) Cisco
3 250 (10.64%) Citrix
4 186 (7.91%) Oracle
5 112 (4.77%) Apple
6 90 (3.83%) HP
7 65 (2.77%) SAP
8 53 (2.26%) CheckPoint
8 53 (2.26%) Clearswift
8 53 (2.26%) Proofpoint
9 52 (2.21%) Dell
10 48 (2.04%) Nokia
11 41 (1.74%) Veeam
12 36 (1.53%) Google
12 36 (1.53%) Juniper
13 34 (1.45%) IBM
14 31 (1.32%) Draytek
14 31 (1.32%) NetApp
15 28 (1.19%) EMC
15 28 (1.19%) Tableau
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