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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1314 1436 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.78% 18.58% 21.33%
As % of the Vendors category 40.57% 40.36% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1198 1394
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
3239 3558 3492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 43.83% 46.05% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2694 2933 2958
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £65,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 0 444 £44,500 +7.22% 77
Bedfordshire +3 251 £45,000 +7.46% 23
Cambridgeshire -2 243 £38,500 +4.05% 53
Essex +4 242 £35,750 +2.14% 21
Suffolk 0 98 £40,000 - 17
Norfolk -5 31 £30,000 -14.28% 4
East Anglia -4 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1182 (43.08%) MS Excel
2 1123 (40.93%) Windows
3 971 (35.39%) SQL Server
4 936 (34.11%) SQL
5 839 (30.58%) .NET
6 729 (26.57%) C#
7 669 (24.38%) Active Directory
8 601 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
9 572 (20.85%) MS Office
10 521 (18.99%) VMware
11 513 (18.70%) ASP.NET
12 487 (17.75%) HTML
13 466 (16.98%) JavaScript
14 429 (15.63%) ITIL
15 413 (15.05%) Degree
16 399 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 391 (14.25%) MS Exchange
18 371 (13.52%) MVC
19 356 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
20 353 (12.86%) CSS
21 352 (12.83%) Finance
22 336 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
23 335 (12.21%) jQuery
24 326 (11.88%) Citrix
25 324 (11.81%) SharePoint
26 311 (11.33%) Project Management
27 296 (10.79%) Cisco
27 296 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
28 292 (10.64%) DNS
29 287 (10.46%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 391 (14.25%) MS Exchange
2 324 (11.81%) SharePoint
3 172 (6.27%) IIS
4 161 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 121 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 104 (3.79%) Lync
7 88 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 75 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 48 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 44 (1.60%) WebSphere
11 42 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 27 (0.98%) Apache
14 26 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
14 26 (0.95%) Node.js
15 25 (0.91%) Tomcat
16 24 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.80%) SAS
18 21 (0.77%) CMS
19 19 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1182 (43.08%) MS Excel
2 572 (20.85%) MS Office
3 72 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 65 (2.37%) MS Project
5 59 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.36%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.15%) InDesign
10 4 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.073%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.073%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.036%) SPSS
13 1 (0.036%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 78 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.33%) Magento
6 8 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.22%) AWD
8 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.18%) Unica
8 5 (0.18%) Maximo
9 4 (0.15%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.11%) BASE24
10 3 (0.11%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.073%) Line 50
11 2 (0.073%) Tridion
11 2 (0.073%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 217 (7.91%) Office 365
2 151 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (1.46%) SaaS
6 29 (1.06%) PaaS
7 19 (0.69%) IaaS
8 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.18%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.073%) HP Helion
12 2 (0.073%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.036%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.036%) CloudBees
13 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.036%) Heroku
13 1 (0.036%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 292 (10.64%) DNS
2 237 (8.64%) DHCP
3 232 (8.45%) Firewall
4 202 (7.36%) TCP/IP
5 161 (5.87%) LAN
6 160 (5.83%) WAN
7 140 (5.10%) SAN
8 101 (3.68%) VPN
9 78 (2.84%) Internet
10 54 (1.97%) LDAP
11 50 (1.82%) Network Security
12 48 (1.75%) FTP
13 45 (1.64%) VoIP
14 44 (1.60%) iSCSI
15 43 (1.57%) VLAN
16 42 (1.53%) NAS
17 39 (1.42%) HTTP
18 32 (1.17%) SSL
19 31 (1.13%) Intranet
19 31 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 971 (35.39%) SQL Server
2 180 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 180 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 136 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 103 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 102 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
7 83 (3.02%) MySQL
8 64 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 51 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (1.75%) NoSQL
11 46 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
11 46 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
12 42 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 36 (1.31%) QlikView
14 32 (1.17%) MongoDB
15 23 (0.84%) DB2
15 23 (0.84%) MS Access
16 22 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (0.77%) DTS
Development Applications
1 197 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 162 (5.90%) Visual Studio
3 102 (3.72%) NUnit
4 89 (3.24%) Selenium
5 67 (2.44%) Subversion
5 67 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 52 (1.90%) Git (software)
7 47 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
8 42 (1.53%) JIRA
9 37 (1.35%) Moq
10 29 (1.06%) Jenkins
11 25 (0.91%) HP UFT
12 17 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 14 (0.51%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.51%) MSTest
14 13 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 13 (0.47%) ReSharper
15 10 (0.36%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.29%) NSubstitute
General
1 352 (12.83%) Finance
2 119 (4.34%) Retail
3 79 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 68 (2.48%) Marketing
5 54 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 52 (1.90%) Legal
7 47 (1.71%) Banking
8 36 (1.31%) Back Office
9 31 (1.13%) Advertising
10 30 (1.09%) Electronics
11 21 (0.77%) Front Office
12 20 (0.73%) Billing
13 17 (0.62%) Publishing
14 16 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.55%) Games
16 14 (0.51%) Automotive
17 13 (0.47%) Law
18 11 (0.40%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.40%) French Language
19 10 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 660 (24.05%) Developer
2 516 (18.80%) Analyst
3 274 (9.99%) .NET Developer
4 210 (7.65%) Support Analyst
5 186 (6.78%) C# Developer
6 177 (6.45%) Architect
7 162 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 160 (5.83%) Support Engineer
9 137 (4.99%) Senior Developer
10 127 (4.63%) Software Engineer
10 127 (4.63%) Consultant
11 118 (4.30%) Administrator
12 114 (4.15%) Software Developer
13 101 (3.68%) Web Developer
14 93 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 89 (3.24%) Project Manager
16 87 (3.17%) Applications Support
17 83 (3.02%) ASP.NET Developer
17 83 (3.02%) IT Support
18 82 (2.99%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 839 (30.58%) .NET
2 513 (18.70%) ASP.NET
3 487 (17.75%) HTML
4 353 (12.86%) CSS
5 335 (12.21%) jQuery
6 253 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 225 (8.20%) Web Services
8 193 (7.03%) XML
9 187 (6.81%) .NET Framework
10 164 (5.98%) WCF
11 145 (5.28%) HTML5
12 106 (3.86%) Ajax
13 103 (3.75%) Entity Framework
14 102 (3.72%) CSS3
15 89 (3.24%) WPF
16 86 (3.13%) AngularJS
17 78 (2.84%) WinForms
18 75 (2.73%) Silverlight
19 74 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
20 66 (2.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 283 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 154 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 150 (5.47%) Mathematics
5 143 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 81 (2.95%) Replication
6 81 (2.95%) Clustering
7 76 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 72 (2.62%) Blackberry
9 55 (2.00%) User Experience
10 52 (1.90%) Client/Server
11 47 (1.71%) N-Tier
12 45 (1.64%) Statistics
13 37 (1.35%) FMCG
14 35 (1.28%) Visualisation
15 32 (1.17%) CMDB
15 32 (1.17%) Fat Client
15 32 (1.17%) Thin Client
16 27 (0.98%) iPad
17 26 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1123 (40.93%) Windows
2 336 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 296 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 211 (7.69%) Linux
5 186 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 158 (5.76%) Windows 7
7 92 (3.35%) Android
8 85 (3.10%) Windows XP
9 78 (2.84%) Apple iOS
10 76 (2.77%) UNIX
11 66 (2.41%) Windows 8
12 40 (1.46%) Solaris
12 40 (1.46%) Windows 2000
13 33 (1.20%) AIX
14 30 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (0.95%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.66%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
18 8 (0.29%) VMS
19 6 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (15.63%) ITIL
3 371 (13.52%) MVC
4 311 (11.33%) Project Management
5 244 (8.89%) Scrum
6 239 (8.71%) TDD
7 198 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 191 (6.96%) Software Engineering
9 174 (6.34%) Change Management
10 163 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 158 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
11 158 (5.76%) OO
11 158 (5.76%) SDLC
12 153 (5.58%) CRM
13 130 (4.74%) Time Management
14 124 (4.52%) Migration
15 117 (4.26%) PRINCE2
16 112 (4.08%) Web Development
17 106 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
18 102 (3.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 936 (34.11%) SQL
2 729 (26.57%) C#
3 466 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 194 (7.07%) T-SQL
5 171 (6.23%) Java
6 140 (5.10%) PowerShell
7 102 (3.72%) C
8 101 (3.68%) VB.NET
9 76 (2.77%) VB
10 72 (2.62%) PL/SQL
11 71 (2.59%) Objective-C
12 67 (2.44%) C++
13 54 (1.97%) VBScript
14 46 (1.68%) Perl
15 41 (1.49%) PHP
16 38 (1.38%) VBA
17 35 (1.28%) Bash Shell
18 23 (0.84%) Ruby
19 21 (0.77%) Python
20 16 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 413 (15.05%) Degree
2 399 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 151 (5.50%) MCP
4 136 (4.96%) MCSE
5 128 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (3.57%) CCNA
7 97 (3.53%) MCSA
8 66 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 63 (2.30%) MCITP
10 60 (2.19%) Security Cleared
11 57 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 49 (1.79%) CCNP
13 47 (1.71%) ISEB
14 46 (1.68%) SC Cleared
15 27 (0.98%) MCTS
16 26 (0.95%) A+ Certification
17 25 (0.91%) ISTQB
17 25 (0.91%) VCP5
18 23 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
19 21 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.15%) SLA
2 101 (3.68%) QA
3 13 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.18%) ISO 9002
6 5 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.11%) RosettaNet
8 2 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.073%) GMP
8 2 (0.073%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.036%) WAI
9 1 (0.036%) DO-160
9 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 669 (24.38%) Active Directory
2 356 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 111 (4.05%) XenApp
5 110 (4.01%) vSphere
6 108 (3.94%) VMware ESX
7 71 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 67 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 49 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (1.20%) vCloud
11 18 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
12 17 (0.62%) XenServer
13 11 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (0.36%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 9 (0.33%) VirtualBox
15 9 (0.33%) NFS
16 8 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (2.77%) SCCM
2 39 (1.42%) SCOM
3 38 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 34 (1.24%) WSUS
5 27 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 21 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (0.77%) Puppet
7 18 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 18 (0.66%) NetBackup
8 12 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 11 (0.40%) MOM
10 10 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
10 10 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.36%) vMotion
11 9 (0.33%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.22%) Windows Intune
13 6 (0.22%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 521 (18.99%) VMware
2 326 (11.88%) Citrix
3 296 (10.79%) Cisco
4 287 (10.46%) Oracle
5 137 (4.99%) HP
6 90 (3.28%) IBM
7 79 (2.88%) CheckPoint
8 76 (2.77%) SAP
9 58 (2.11%) Apple
10 47 (1.71%) Symantec
11 46 (1.68%) NetApp
12 44 (1.60%) SolarWinds
13 40 (1.46%) Intel
14 35 (1.28%) Dell
14 35 (1.28%) Sophos
14 35 (1.28%) Tableau
15 29 (1.06%) Xamarin
16 26 (0.95%) BMC
17 25 (0.91%) Red Hat
18 24 (0.87%) McAfee
Cambridgeshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + PENSION, BENEFITS, NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PENSION, BENEFITS, NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 21k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k + Benefits
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Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
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Bedfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits!
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + 8 weeks holiday
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Essex
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