The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
UK / England
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12336 15801 17826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.87% 16.59% 17.94%
As % of the Vendors category 36.42% 36.44% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10518 13517 15216
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33872 43362 47068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.57% 45.53% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27452 35938 38877
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the England region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in England

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in England

Microsoft
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
London 0 4598 £50,000 - 654
South East +3 2814 £40,000 - 371
North West -1 985 £37,500 - 203
East of England -2 976 £40,000 -3.61% 134
Yorkshire -1 881 £35,000 -4.76% 139
South West 0 772 £37,500 +8.69% 125
West Midlands -3 750 £40,000 +4.30% 155
East Midlands -8 439 £40,000 +6.66% 78
North East +5 119 £32,500 -4.41% 37
Midlands 0 5 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10019 (38.01%) MS Excel
2 9417 (35.72%) Windows
3 8921 (33.84%) SQL Server
4 8210 (31.14%) SQL
5 7565 (28.70%) .NET
6 6874 (26.08%) C#
7 6015 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
8 5851 (22.20%) Active Directory
9 5122 (19.43%) Finance
10 4486 (17.02%) MS Office
11 4428 (16.80%) Windows Server
12 4239 (16.08%) VMware
13 4031 (15.29%) ASP.NET
14 3769 (14.30%) ITIL
15 3662 (13.89%) JavaScript
16 3657 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
17 3498 (13.27%) MVC
18 3331 (12.64%) HTML
19 3234 (12.27%) Degree
20 2926 (11.10%) MS Exchange
21 2799 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
22 2798 (10.61%) CSS
23 2742 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
24 2556 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
25 2537 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
26 2456 (9.32%) Cisco
27 2420 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 2407 (9.13%) Office 365
29 2369 (8.99%) SharePoint
30 2292 (8.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2926 (11.10%) MS Exchange
2 2369 (8.99%) SharePoint
3 1626 (6.17%) IIS
4 1019 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 956 (3.63%) Skype for Business
6 829 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 569 (2.16%) CMS
8 523 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
9 391 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 366 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 299 (1.13%) Apache
12 263 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 236 (0.90%) Tomcat
14 223 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
15 222 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
16 171 (0.65%) Umbraco
17 161 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
18 157 (0.60%) EPiServer
19 154 (0.58%) WebLogic
20 151 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10019 (38.01%) MS Excel
2 4486 (17.02%) MS Office
3 1121 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 654 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 622 (2.36%) MS Project
6 106 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 91 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 73 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 56 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 50 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 45 (0.17%) SPSS
12 44 (0.17%) InfoPath
13 32 (0.12%) Camtasia
14 28 (0.11%) InDesign
15 27 (0.10%) Snagit
16 20 (0.076%) AutoCAD
16 20 (0.076%) SPSS Modeler
17 17 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
18 11 (0.042%) FrameMaker
18 11 (0.042%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1260 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 592 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 305 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 83 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 71 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 63 (0.24%) Visualfiles
7 53 (0.20%) NetSuite
8 44 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
9 41 (0.16%) Magento
9 41 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 36 (0.14%) SAP Business One
11 33 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
11 33 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
12 32 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 31 (0.12%) SAP BPC
14 30 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
15 27 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
15 27 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
15 27 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
16 26 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3657 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2407 (9.13%) Office 365
3 1556 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
4 653 (2.48%) SaaS
5 435 (1.65%) PaaS
6 430 (1.63%) IaaS
7 331 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 117 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 114 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 89 (0.34%) GitHub
10 89 (0.34%) Mimecast
11 74 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 53 (0.20%) G Suite
13 47 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
14 41 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
15 38 (0.14%) OneDrive
16 36 (0.14%) Yammer
17 35 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 33 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 26 (0.099%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2049 (7.77%) Firewall
2 1691 (6.41%) DNS
3 1329 (5.04%) LAN
4 1304 (4.95%) WAN
5 1235 (4.68%) SAN
6 1208 (4.58%) DHCP
7 1129 (4.28%) TCP/IP
8 834 (3.16%) VPN
9 758 (2.88%) Internet
10 604 (2.29%) VoIP
11 576 (2.19%) Skype
12 480 (1.82%) Wireless
13 464 (1.76%) Network Security
14 373 (1.41%) Intranet
15 334 (1.27%) VLAN
16 316 (1.20%) HTTP
17 248 (0.94%) NAS
18 226 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
18 226 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
19 218 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8921 (33.84%) SQL Server
2 2420 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2292 (8.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1584 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1483 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1403 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1138 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 918 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 900 (3.41%) Relational Database
10 681 (2.58%) Power BI
11 642 (2.44%) MySQL
12 520 (1.97%) Big Data
13 513 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
14 423 (1.60%) NoSQL
15 412 (1.56%) MongoDB
16 308 (1.17%) QlikView
17 300 (1.14%) RDBMS
18 283 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
19 263 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
20 257 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1701 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1648 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 691 (2.62%) Git (software)
4 588 (2.23%) JIRA
5 430 (1.63%) Selenium
6 429 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 391 (1.48%) Subversion
8 326 (1.24%) Jenkins
9 314 (1.19%) NUnit
10 215 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 203 (0.77%) SpecFlow
12 149 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
13 143 (0.54%) Moq
14 116 (0.44%) MSTest
15 108 (0.41%) WebDriver
16 105 (0.40%) Cucumber
17 98 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 96 (0.36%) SoapUI
19 89 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
20 77 (0.29%) Grunt
General
1 5122 (19.43%) Finance
2 1121 (4.25%) Banking
3 1085 (4.12%) Retail
4 921 (3.49%) Advertising
5 856 (3.25%) Marketing
6 807 (3.06%) Legal
7 713 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 585 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 530 (2.01%) Law
10 272 (1.03%) Back Office
11 241 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 210 (0.80%) Publishing
13 201 (0.76%) Games
14 158 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 141 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 126 (0.48%) Billing
17 123 (0.47%) Front Office
18 115 (0.44%) Electronics
19 109 (0.41%) French Language
20 108 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6929 (26.29%) Developer
2 4770 (18.09%) Analyst
3 3162 (11.99%) .NET Developer
4 2469 (9.37%) C# Developer
5 1764 (6.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1732 (6.57%) Support Engineer
7 1624 (6.16%) Support Analyst
8 1413 (5.36%) Architect
9 1378 (5.23%) Consultant
10 1239 (4.70%) IT Support
11 1156 (4.39%) Senior Developer
12 1129 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 1047 (3.97%) Administrator
14 1016 (3.85%) SQL Developer
15 944 (3.58%) ASP.NET Developer
16 920 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
17 816 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 792 (3.00%) Service Analyst
19 760 (2.88%) Software Developer
20 725 (2.75%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7565 (28.70%) .NET
2 4031 (15.29%) ASP.NET
3 3331 (12.64%) HTML
4 2798 (10.61%) CSS
5 2204 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2033 (7.71%) Web Services
7 1997 (7.58%) .NET Framework
8 1698 (6.44%) jQuery
9 1619 (6.14%) AngularJS
10 1596 (6.05%) XML
11 1326 (5.03%) WCF
12 1292 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1222 (4.64%) HTML5
14 997 (3.78%) Entity Framework
15 780 (2.96%) WPF
16 684 (2.59%) REST
17 614 (2.33%) Ajax
18 599 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 551 (2.09%) KnockoutJS
20 548 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2162 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1417 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 1243 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 1021 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 564 (2.14%) User Experience
6 538 (2.04%) Clustering
7 475 (1.80%) Driving Licence
8 474 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 400 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 381 (1.45%) Blackberry
11 370 (1.40%) Replication
12 296 (1.12%) iPad
13 276 (1.05%) Fintech
14 268 (1.02%) Client/Server
15 267 (1.01%) NHS
16 255 (0.97%) Public Cloud
17 214 (0.81%) iPhone
18 211 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
19 189 (0.72%) Tandem
20 170 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9417 (35.72%) Windows
2 4428 (16.80%) Windows Server
3 2537 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2219 (8.42%) Linux
5 2217 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2002 (7.59%) Windows 7
7 991 (3.76%) Windows 10
8 826 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 820 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 773 (2.93%) Unix
11 486 (1.84%) Android
12 451 (1.71%) Windows XP
13 401 (1.52%) Mac OS X
14 381 (1.45%) Apple iOS
15 352 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 205 (0.78%) Solaris
17 159 (0.60%) Mac OS
18 138 (0.52%) CentOS
19 110 (0.42%) Windows Vista
20 91 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6015 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3769 (14.30%) ITIL
3 3498 (13.27%) MVC
4 2556 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2021 (7.67%) CRM
6 1983 (7.52%) Scrum
7 1821 (6.91%) Project Management
8 1774 (6.73%) TDD
9 1354 (5.14%) Web Development
10 1350 (5.12%) SDLC
11 1188 (4.51%) Software Engineering
12 1170 (4.44%) Mentoring
13 1127 (4.28%) OO
14 1073 (4.07%) PRINCE2
15 1068 (4.05%) Migration
16 1042 (3.95%) Service Delivery
17 1024 (3.88%) DevOps
18 1015 (3.85%) ETL
19 981 (3.72%) ERP
20 916 (3.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8210 (31.14%) SQL
2 6874 (26.08%) C#
3 3662 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 2288 (8.68%) T-SQL
5 1781 (6.76%) PowerShell
6 1295 (4.91%) Java
7 881 (3.34%) VB.NET
8 656 (2.49%) C
9 610 (2.31%) Python
10 536 (2.03%) C++
11 527 (2.00%) VB
12 380 (1.44%) VBA
13 342 (1.30%) PHP
14 279 (1.06%) Ruby
15 254 (0.96%) VBScript
16 221 (0.84%) Bash Shell
17 218 (0.83%) Perl
18 212 (0.80%) TypeScript
19 207 (0.79%) PL/SQL
20 187 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3234 (12.27%) Degree
2 2799 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1281 (4.86%) MCSE
4 940 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 933 (3.54%) Security Cleared
6 683 (2.59%) MCSA
7 681 (2.58%) CCNA
8 654 (2.48%) MCP
9 575 (2.18%) SC Cleared
10 455 (1.73%) ISEB
11 442 (1.68%) MCITP
12 417 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 402 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 329 (1.25%) ISTQB
15 328 (1.24%) CCNP
16 248 (0.94%) PMI Certification
17 212 (0.80%) CISSP
18 204 (0.77%) DV Cleared
19 185 (0.70%) PMP
20 178 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1292 (4.90%) SLA
2 1125 (4.27%) QA
3 385 (1.46%) PMO
4 268 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 260 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 206 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 85 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 41 (0.16%) COBIT
9 36 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 33 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 32 (0.12%) HL7
12 26 (0.099%) P3O
13 24 (0.091%) WAI
14 18 (0.068%) ISO 14001
15 16 (0.061%) MiFID
16 13 (0.049%) DICOM
17 12 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
17 12 (0.046%) GAMP
17 12 (0.046%) ISO27002
18 11 (0.042%) JTAG
System Software
1 5851 (22.20%) Active Directory
2 2742 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1806 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 730 (2.77%) vSphere
5 631 (2.39%) XenApp
6 278 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 236 (0.90%) VMware ESX
8 232 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 224 (0.85%) Terminal Services
10 216 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
11 193 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
12 175 (0.66%) Docker
13 147 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
14 134 (0.51%) XenServer
15 130 (0.49%) Firmware
16 117 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 111 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
18 99 (0.38%) Xen
19 97 (0.37%) vCloud
20 81 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1269 (4.81%) SCCM
2 643 (2.44%) SCOM
3 420 (1.59%) Puppet
4 352 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 294 (1.12%) WSUS
6 227 (0.86%) Backup Exec
7 199 (0.75%) Ansible
8 179 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 147 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 102 (0.39%) AirWatch
10 102 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
11 97 (0.37%) Nagios
12 78 (0.30%) Kibana
13 73 (0.28%) Tivoli
14 72 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 69 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 65 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
17 61 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
17 61 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
18 58 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4239 (16.08%) VMware
2 2456 (9.32%) Cisco
3 2080 (7.89%) Citrix
4 1706 (6.47%) Oracle
5 1168 (4.43%) HP
6 680 (2.58%) SAP
7 653 (2.48%) NetApp
8 547 (2.08%) Apple
9 513 (1.95%) IBM
10 500 (1.90%) Tableau
11 464 (1.76%) Dell
12 452 (1.71%) Red Hat
13 410 (1.56%) Google
14 339 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
15 337 (1.28%) EMC
16 299 (1.13%) Adobe
17 297 (1.13%) Juniper
18 286 (1.08%) CheckPoint
19 285 (1.08%) Symantec
20 270 (1.02%) Veeam
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £40k per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Training & Certs
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 + Company Car
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Work from Home, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Relocation package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits & good work life balance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 23 hours ago