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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13943 15815 18803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.36% 15.90% 17.46%
As % of the Vendors category 37.42% 35.09% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11864 13435 16026
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Microsoft
UK

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
37257 45071 51777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.72% 45.31% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30127 37111 42268
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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
London +3 4850 £50,000 +3.62% 497
South East +3 3049 £41,250 +3.12% 355
North West +3 1199 £38,000 +1.33% 167
West Midlands +2 1064 £37,500 -6.25% 122
Yorkshire +6 1045 £38,000 +5.55% 125
East of England 0 1037 £40,000 - 119
South West 0 896 £36,000 -5.26% 129
East Midlands +2 591 £40,000 +14.28% 78
North East +8 168 £35,000 +13.07% 23
Midlands +10 12 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10581 (37.82%) MS Excel
2 10305 (36.83%) Windows
3 9478 (33.88%) SQL Server
4 8444 (30.18%) SQL
5 7843 (28.03%) .NET
6 6996 (25.00%) C#
7 6455 (23.07%) Active Directory
8 5834 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
9 5315 (19.00%) Finance
10 4845 (17.32%) VMware
11 4718 (16.86%) Windows Server
12 4707 (16.82%) MS Office
13 4242 (15.16%) ITIL
14 4210 (15.05%) ASP.NET
15 3906 (13.96%) JavaScript
16 3703 (13.23%) MVC
17 3518 (12.57%) Degree
18 3517 (12.57%) HTML
19 3448 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
20 3314 (11.84%) MS Exchange
21 3289 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
22 3234 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
23 2936 (10.49%) CSS
24 2817 (10.07%) Cisco
25 2705 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
26 2579 (9.22%) SharePoint
27 2523 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
28 2518 (9.00%) Office 365
29 2498 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
30 2483 (8.87%) Linux

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 3314 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 2579 (9.22%) SharePoint
3 1732 (6.19%) IIS
4 1237 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 972 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 911 (3.26%) Skype for Business
7 571 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 546 (1.95%) CMS
9 526 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
10 450 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 285 (1.02%) Apache
12 252 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 243 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 239 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 223 (0.80%) Tomcat
16 202 (0.72%) JBoss
17 192 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
18 180 (0.64%) WebLogic
19 177 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
20 161 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10581 (37.82%) MS Excel
2 4707 (16.82%) MS Office
3 1187 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 684 (2.44%) MS Project
5 651 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 105 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 86 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 68 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 51 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 45 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 42 (0.15%) Acrobat
12 38 (0.14%) SPSS
13 24 (0.086%) InDesign
14 21 (0.075%) AutoCAD
15 15 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
16 12 (0.043%) Fireworks
17 10 (0.036%) FrameMaker
17 10 (0.036%) Simulink
18 8 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
18 8 (0.029%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1295 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 617 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 279 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 102 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 67 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 63 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
7 58 (0.21%) Visualfiles
8 46 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
9 37 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 31 (0.11%) SAP Business One
11 29 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 29 (0.10%) SAP BPC
12 28 (0.10%) assyst
12 28 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
13 27 (0.097%) Magento
14 25 (0.089%) Infor M3
15 24 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 23 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
16 23 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
17 22 (0.079%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3448 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2518 (9.00%) Office 365
3 1438 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
4 646 (2.31%) SaaS
5 450 (1.61%) IaaS
6 412 (1.47%) PaaS
7 306 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 158 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 100 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 82 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 79 (0.28%) GitHub
12 73 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 58 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
14 57 (0.20%) G Suite
15 51 (0.18%) OneDrive
16 47 (0.17%) iTunes
17 46 (0.16%) Yammer
18 36 (0.13%) Amazon S3
19 34 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 30 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2367 (8.46%) Firewall
2 1906 (6.81%) DNS
3 1485 (5.31%) WAN
4 1482 (5.30%) SAN
5 1460 (5.22%) LAN
6 1397 (4.99%) TCP/IP
7 1349 (4.82%) DHCP
8 1054 (3.77%) VPN
9 772 (2.76%) Internet
10 716 (2.56%) VoIP
11 542 (1.94%) Wireless
12 477 (1.70%) Skype
13 445 (1.59%) Network Security
14 387 (1.38%) Intranet
15 368 (1.32%) VLAN
16 342 (1.22%) HTTP
17 306 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
18 263 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
19 255 (0.91%) NAS
20 216 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9478 (33.88%) SQL Server
2 2376 (8.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2324 (8.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1753 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1469 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1359 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1310 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1021 (3.65%) Relational Database
9 947 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 653 (2.33%) MySQL
11 596 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 563 (2.01%) Power BI
13 459 (1.64%) Big Data
14 392 (1.40%) NoSQL
15 390 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 371 (1.33%) MongoDB
17 316 (1.13%) Oracle Database
18 289 (1.03%) QlikView
19 288 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
20 253 (0.90%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1744 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1705 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 724 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 594 (2.12%) JIRA
5 518 (1.85%) Selenium
6 455 (1.63%) Subversion
7 409 (1.46%) TeamCity
8 353 (1.26%) NUnit
9 352 (1.26%) Jenkins
10 234 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 216 (0.77%) SpecFlow
12 175 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
13 164 (0.59%) Moq
14 121 (0.43%) Cucumber
15 118 (0.42%) MSTest
16 116 (0.41%) WebDriver
17 111 (0.40%) SoapUI
18 98 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 88 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 72 (0.26%) Jasmine
General
1 5315 (19.00%) Finance
2 1146 (4.10%) Banking
3 1045 (3.73%) Retail
4 870 (3.11%) Advertising
5 859 (3.07%) Legal
6 858 (3.07%) Marketing
7 824 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 609 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 589 (2.11%) Law
10 316 (1.13%) Back Office
11 257 (0.92%) Games
12 233 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 217 (0.78%) Publishing
14 201 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 156 (0.56%) Front Office
16 143 (0.51%) Billing
17 142 (0.51%) German Language
18 138 (0.49%) Financial Institution
19 121 (0.43%) Electronics
20 118 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7097 (25.37%) Developer
2 4943 (17.67%) Analyst
3 3403 (12.16%) .NET Developer
4 2644 (9.45%) C# Developer
5 2039 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2008 (7.18%) Support Engineer
7 1728 (6.18%) Support Analyst
8 1582 (5.65%) Consultant
9 1502 (5.37%) Architect
10 1376 (4.92%) IT Support
11 1311 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 1200 (4.29%) SQL Developer
13 1134 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1125 (4.02%) Senior Developer
15 1093 (3.91%) Administrator
16 985 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 926 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
18 850 (3.04%) Software Developer
19 843 (3.01%) Service Analyst
20 798 (2.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7843 (28.03%) .NET
2 4210 (15.05%) ASP.NET
3 3517 (12.57%) HTML
4 2936 (10.49%) CSS
5 2370 (8.47%) Web Services
6 2296 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2132 (7.62%) .NET Framework
8 1950 (6.97%) jQuery
9 1630 (5.83%) XML
10 1543 (5.51%) AngularJS
11 1384 (4.95%) WCF
12 1279 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1261 (4.51%) HTML5
14 1010 (3.61%) Entity Framework
15 674 (2.41%) WPF
16 640 (2.29%) REST
17 600 (2.14%) Ajax
17 600 (2.14%) CSS3
18 586 (2.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 579 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2498 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1573 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 1332 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1090 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 601 (2.15%) Clustering
6 558 (1.99%) Blackberry
7 542 (1.94%) User Experience
8 517 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 488 (1.74%) Driving Licence
10 436 (1.56%) Replication
11 432 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 430 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 330 (1.18%) Visualisation
14 327 (1.17%) Client/Server
15 311 (1.11%) NHS
16 304 (1.09%) iPad
17 260 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
18 251 (0.90%) Statistics
19 236 (0.84%) iPhone
20 220 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10305 (36.83%) Windows
2 4718 (16.86%) Windows Server
3 2705 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2523 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 2483 (8.87%) Linux
6 2223 (7.95%) Windows 7
7 1104 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 982 (3.51%) Windows 10
9 943 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 908 (3.25%) Unix
11 520 (1.86%) Windows XP
12 513 (1.83%) Android
13 444 (1.59%) Mac OS X
14 430 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 416 (1.49%) Apple iOS
16 235 (0.84%) Solaris
17 169 (0.60%) CentOS
18 131 (0.47%) Windows Vista
19 116 (0.41%) Mac OS
20 110 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5834 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4242 (15.16%) ITIL
3 3703 (13.23%) MVC
4 2370 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
5 2130 (7.61%) CRM
6 2056 (7.35%) Scrum
7 2034 (7.27%) Project Management
8 1656 (5.92%) TDD
9 1530 (5.47%) Web Development
10 1353 (4.84%) SDLC
11 1297 (4.64%) Mentoring
12 1237 (4.42%) Service Delivery
13 1219 (4.36%) PRINCE2
14 1188 (4.25%) Software Engineering
15 1146 (4.10%) OO
16 1100 (3.93%) Migration
17 1024 (3.66%) ETL
18 986 (3.52%) ERP
19 979 (3.50%) DevOps
20 942 (3.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8444 (30.18%) SQL
2 6996 (25.00%) C#
3 3906 (13.96%) JavaScript
4 2219 (7.93%) T-SQL
5 2066 (7.38%) PowerShell
6 1281 (4.58%) Java
7 929 (3.32%) VB.NET
8 706 (2.52%) C
9 677 (2.42%) Python
10 551 (1.97%) VB
11 533 (1.91%) C++
12 370 (1.32%) VBA
13 359 (1.28%) PHP
14 307 (1.10%) Ruby
15 296 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 271 (0.97%) VBScript
17 245 (0.88%) Shell Script
18 242 (0.86%) PL/SQL
19 236 (0.84%) Perl
20 195 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3518 (12.57%) Degree
2 3289 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1453 (5.19%) MCSE
4 1193 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1123 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
6 892 (3.19%) CCNA
7 845 (3.02%) MCSA
8 744 (2.66%) MCP
8 744 (2.66%) SC Cleared
9 617 (2.21%) MCITP
10 559 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 535 (1.91%) ISEB
12 422 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
13 337 (1.20%) ISTQB
14 310 (1.11%) CCNP
15 291 (1.04%) PMI Certification
16 271 (0.97%) CISSP
17 269 (0.96%) DV Cleared
18 250 (0.89%) MCTS
19 181 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1505 (5.38%) SLA
2 1046 (3.74%) QA
3 316 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 306 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 248 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 78 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 49 (0.18%) HL7
8 44 (0.16%) COBIT
9 40 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 34 (0.12%) DICOM
11 30 (0.11%) MiFID
12 29 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 28 (0.10%) GAMP
14 27 (0.097%) PMBOK
15 25 (0.089%) P3O
16 24 (0.086%) WAI
17 23 (0.082%) ISO27002
18 14 (0.050%) Solvency II
19 12 (0.043%) ISO 14001
19 12 (0.043%) ISO27005
System Software
1 6455 (23.07%) Active Directory
2 3234 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2077 (7.42%) Hyper-V
4 882 (3.15%) vSphere
5 787 (2.81%) XenApp
6 336 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 306 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 296 (1.06%) Terminal Services
9 264 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
10 253 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 232 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
12 193 (0.69%) Docker
13 174 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 167 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 163 (0.58%) Firmware
16 155 (0.55%) XenServer
17 134 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
18 129 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
19 119 (0.43%) Xen
20 96 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1414 (5.05%) SCCM
2 731 (2.61%) SCOM
3 487 (1.74%) Puppet
4 388 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 306 (1.09%) WSUS
6 261 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 218 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
8 210 (0.75%) NetBackup
9 191 (0.68%) Ansible
10 157 (0.56%) AirWatch
11 128 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
12 124 (0.44%) Nagios
13 110 (0.39%) SCVMM
14 98 (0.35%) Tivoli
15 92 (0.33%) Cobbler
16 87 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
17 86 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
18 85 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
19 79 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
20 73 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4845 (17.32%) VMware
2 2817 (10.07%) Cisco
3 2304 (8.23%) Citrix
4 1985 (7.09%) Oracle
5 1398 (5.00%) HP
6 765 (2.73%) SAP
7 680 (2.43%) NetApp
8 676 (2.42%) IBM
9 635 (2.27%) Apple
10 567 (2.03%) Dell
11 543 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 476 (1.70%) Tableau
13 419 (1.50%) EMC
14 405 (1.45%) Google
15 378 (1.35%) Symantec
16 336 (1.20%) Veeam
17 321 (1.15%) CheckPoint
18 307 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
19 296 (1.06%) Juniper
20 269 (0.96%) Adobe
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