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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
UK / England
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12671 14933 17878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.04% 16.17% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 36.65% 35.68% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10854 12826 15336
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
34575 41851 47011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.76% 45.33% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 28123 34701 38923
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +2 4663 £50,000 - 590
South East +3 2918 £40,000 -5.88% 360
North West +1 1066 £37,500 - 181
East of England 0 960 £40,000 -5.88% 139
Yorkshire 0 892 £37,202 +1.92% 134
South West 0 807 £37,500 - 124
West Midlands -1 787 £40,000 - 152
East Midlands -5 449 £42,500 +13.33% 75
North East +7 132 £30,000 -6.25% 41
Midlands +5 4 £70,000 +89.18% 2
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9921 (37.82%) MS Excel
2 9545 (36.39%) Windows
3 8873 (33.83%) SQL Server
4 7941 (30.27%) SQL
5 7454 (28.42%) .NET
6 6709 (25.58%) C#
7 5946 (22.67%) Active Directory
8 5773 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
9 5021 (19.14%) Finance
10 4440 (16.93%) Windows Server
11 4439 (16.92%) MS Office
12 4381 (16.70%) VMware
13 3977 (15.16%) ASP.NET
14 3910 (14.91%) ITIL
15 3605 (13.74%) JavaScript
16 3509 (13.38%) MVC
17 3464 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
18 3292 (12.55%) HTML
19 3247 (12.38%) Degree
20 3006 (11.46%) MS Exchange
21 2941 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
22 2877 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
23 2761 (10.53%) CSS
24 2552 (9.73%) Cisco
25 2530 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
26 2372 (9.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 2366 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
28 2340 (8.92%) SharePoint
29 2326 (8.87%) Office 365
30 2292 (8.74%) 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 3006 (11.46%) MS Exchange
2 2340 (8.92%) SharePoint
3 1603 (6.11%) IIS
4 1073 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 942 (3.59%) Skype for Business
6 886 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 570 (2.17%) CMS
8 518 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 411 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 406 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 287 (1.09%) Apache
12 263 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 236 (0.90%) Tomcat
14 221 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
15 209 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
16 187 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 176 (0.67%) Umbraco
18 169 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
19 159 (0.61%) WebLogic
20 156 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 9921 (37.82%) MS Excel
2 4439 (16.92%) MS Office
3 1116 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 637 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 623 (2.38%) MS Project
6 103 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 80 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 70 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 54 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 49 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 45 (0.17%) InfoPath
12 42 (0.16%) SPSS
13 29 (0.11%) Camtasia
14 27 (0.10%) InDesign
15 26 (0.099%) Snagit
16 21 (0.080%) AutoCAD
17 20 (0.076%) SOLIDWORKS
18 12 (0.046%) Fireworks
19 11 (0.042%) FrameMaker
19 11 (0.042%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1215 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 569 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 272 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 94 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 67 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 51 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
6 51 (0.19%) Visualfiles
7 38 (0.14%) Magento
8 36 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 35 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 32 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 32 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 30 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
11 30 (0.11%) SAP BPC
12 29 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
13 27 (0.10%) Sage 200
14 25 (0.095%) assyst
15 24 (0.091%) Infor M3
15 24 (0.091%) Maximo
16 23 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3464 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2326 (8.87%) Office 365
3 1507 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
4 620 (2.36%) SaaS
5 421 (1.60%) IaaS
6 401 (1.53%) PaaS
7 316 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 119 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 98 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 98 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 81 (0.31%) GitHub
11 61 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 54 (0.21%) G Suite
13 49 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
14 38 (0.14%) OneDrive
15 37 (0.14%) Yammer
16 34 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 32 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 32 (0.12%) Amazon S3
18 28 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2136 (8.14%) Firewall
2 1710 (6.52%) DNS
3 1345 (5.13%) LAN
3 1345 (5.13%) WAN
4 1275 (4.86%) SAN
5 1232 (4.70%) DHCP
6 1204 (4.59%) TCP/IP
7 902 (3.44%) VPN
8 771 (2.94%) Internet
9 656 (2.50%) VoIP
10 533 (2.03%) Skype
11 502 (1.91%) Wireless
12 458 (1.75%) Network Security
13 407 (1.55%) Intranet
14 360 (1.37%) VLAN
15 328 (1.25%) HTTP
16 258 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
17 235 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
18 222 (0.85%) NAS
19 214 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8873 (33.83%) SQL Server
2 2372 (9.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2218 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1610 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1394 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
6 1314 (5.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1173 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 933 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 927 (3.53%) Relational Database
10 646 (2.46%) MySQL
11 593 (2.26%) Power BI
12 542 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 498 (1.90%) Big Data
14 424 (1.62%) NoSQL
15 413 (1.57%) MongoDB
16 336 (1.28%) RDBMS
17 272 (1.04%) QlikView
18 258 (0.98%) OLAP
19 256 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
20 243 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1662 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1658 (6.32%) Visual Studio
3 709 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 579 (2.21%) JIRA
5 450 (1.72%) Selenium
6 419 (1.60%) TeamCity
7 414 (1.58%) Subversion
8 346 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 324 (1.24%) NUnit
10 216 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 196 (0.75%) SpecFlow
12 166 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
13 154 (0.59%) Moq
14 122 (0.47%) MSTest
15 117 (0.45%) Cucumber
16 108 (0.41%) WebDriver
17 101 (0.39%) SoapUI
18 88 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 82 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 75 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5021 (19.14%) Finance
2 1092 (4.16%) Banking
3 1026 (3.91%) Retail
4 883 (3.37%) Advertising
5 820 (3.13%) Marketing
6 796 (3.03%) Legal
7 749 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 580 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 557 (2.12%) Law
10 279 (1.06%) Back Office
11 230 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 225 (0.86%) Publishing
13 202 (0.77%) Games
14 164 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 129 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 127 (0.48%) Front Office
17 119 (0.45%) Billing
18 114 (0.43%) Electronics
19 110 (0.42%) German Language
20 104 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6760 (25.77%) Developer
2 4711 (17.96%) Analyst
3 3228 (12.31%) .NET Developer
4 2520 (9.61%) C# Developer
5 1873 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1800 (6.86%) Support Engineer
7 1632 (6.22%) Support Analyst
8 1431 (5.46%) Consultant
9 1391 (5.30%) Architect
10 1210 (4.61%) IT Support
11 1150 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 1096 (4.18%) Senior Developer
13 1052 (4.01%) Administrator
14 1051 (4.01%) SQL Developer
15 1015 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
16 933 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
17 879 (3.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 784 (2.99%) Service Analyst
19 756 (2.88%) Software Developer
20 723 (2.76%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7454 (28.42%) .NET
2 3977 (15.16%) ASP.NET
3 3292 (12.55%) HTML
4 2761 (10.53%) CSS
5 2202 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2139 (8.15%) Web Services
7 1990 (7.59%) .NET Framework
8 1729 (6.59%) jQuery
9 1576 (6.01%) XML
10 1566 (5.97%) AngularJS
11 1259 (4.80%) WCF
12 1254 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1179 (4.49%) HTML5
14 1010 (3.85%) Entity Framework
15 705 (2.69%) WPF
16 642 (2.45%) REST
17 616 (2.35%) Ajax
18 587 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 549 (2.09%) CSS3
20 548 (2.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2183 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1469 (5.60%) Data Centre
3 1211 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 984 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 540 (2.06%) Clustering
6 538 (2.05%) User Experience
7 481 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 452 (1.72%) Driving Licence
9 426 (1.62%) Blackberry
10 398 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 385 (1.47%) Replication
12 376 (1.43%) Mathematics
13 307 (1.17%) Visualisation
14 294 (1.12%) Client/Server
15 283 (1.08%) iPad
16 277 (1.06%) NHS
17 257 (0.98%) Statistics
18 239 (0.91%) Public Cloud
19 232 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
20 226 (0.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9545 (36.39%) Windows
2 4440 (16.93%) Windows Server
3 2530 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2292 (8.74%) Linux
5 2275 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2083 (7.94%) Windows 7
7 972 (3.71%) Windows 10
8 885 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 878 (3.35%) Windows 8
10 823 (3.14%) Unix
11 490 (1.87%) Android
12 483 (1.84%) Windows XP
13 424 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 388 (1.48%) Apple iOS
15 382 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 207 (0.79%) Solaris
17 146 (0.56%) CentOS
18 141 (0.54%) Mac OS
19 112 (0.43%) Windows Vista
20 92 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5773 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
2 3910 (14.91%) ITIL
3 3509 (13.38%) MVC
4 2366 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
5 1953 (7.45%) Scrum
6 1952 (7.44%) CRM
7 1819 (6.93%) Project Management
8 1686 (6.43%) TDD
9 1396 (5.32%) Web Development
10 1293 (4.93%) SDLC
11 1183 (4.51%) Mentoring
12 1158 (4.41%) Software Engineering
13 1117 (4.26%) OO
14 1112 (4.24%) Service Delivery
15 1092 (4.16%) PRINCE2
16 1037 (3.95%) Migration
17 981 (3.74%) ETL
18 966 (3.68%) DevOps
19 960 (3.66%) ERP
20 907 (3.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7941 (30.27%) SQL
2 6709 (25.58%) C#
3 3605 (13.74%) JavaScript
4 2160 (8.23%) T-SQL
5 1851 (7.06%) PowerShell
6 1242 (4.73%) Java
7 872 (3.32%) VB.NET
8 685 (2.61%) C
9 627 (2.39%) Python
10 527 (2.01%) C++
11 509 (1.94%) VB
12 357 (1.36%) VBA
13 340 (1.30%) PHP
14 293 (1.12%) Ruby
15 243 (0.93%) VBScript
16 240 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 226 (0.86%) PL/SQL
18 219 (0.83%) Shell Script
19 199 (0.76%) Perl
20 183 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3247 (12.38%) Degree
2 2941 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 1306 (4.98%) MCSE
4 1025 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1025 (3.91%) Security Cleared
5 777 (2.96%) CCNA
6 760 (2.90%) MCSA
7 673 (2.57%) MCP
8 617 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 513 (1.96%) MCITP
10 471 (1.80%) ISEB
11 461 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 398 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 333 (1.27%) ISTQB
14 316 (1.20%) CCNP
15 257 (0.98%) PMI Certification
16 230 (0.88%) DV Cleared
17 223 (0.85%) CISSP
18 210 (0.80%) MCTS
19 187 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1355 (5.17%) SLA
2 1051 (4.01%) QA
3 270 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 263 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 222 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 86 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 43 (0.16%) HL7
8 42 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 34 (0.13%) COBIT
10 31 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 27 (0.10%) WAI
12 26 (0.099%) MiFID
13 25 (0.095%) DICOM
14 23 (0.088%) P3O
15 20 (0.076%) ISO 14001
16 17 (0.065%) GAMP
16 17 (0.065%) PMBOK
17 13 (0.050%) JTAG
18 12 (0.046%) ISO27002
18 12 (0.046%) ISO27005
System Software
1 5946 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 2877 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1845 (7.03%) Hyper-V
4 753 (2.87%) vSphere
5 681 (2.60%) XenApp
6 296 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 261 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 258 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
9 242 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 224 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
11 198 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
12 184 (0.70%) Docker
13 153 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 147 (0.56%) Firmware
14 147 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
15 136 (0.52%) XenServer
16 117 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
17 106 (0.40%) Xen
18 105 (0.40%) vCloud
19 96 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1294 (4.93%) SCCM
2 662 (2.52%) SCOM
3 444 (1.69%) Puppet
4 370 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 291 (1.11%) WSUS
6 229 (0.87%) Backup Exec
7 207 (0.79%) Ansible
8 197 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 169 (0.64%) NetBackup
10 126 (0.48%) AirWatch
11 117 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
12 106 (0.40%) Nagios
13 81 (0.31%) Tivoli
14 73 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
15 71 (0.27%) SCVMM
16 68 (0.26%) Cobbler
17 65 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
18 64 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
18 64 (0.24%) Kibana
19 62 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4381 (16.70%) VMware
2 2552 (9.73%) Cisco
3 2114 (8.06%) Citrix
4 1751 (6.68%) Oracle
5 1238 (4.72%) HP
6 701 (2.67%) SAP
7 644 (2.46%) NetApp
8 571 (2.18%) Apple
9 561 (2.14%) IBM
10 490 (1.87%) Dell
11 468 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 455 (1.73%) Tableau
13 384 (1.46%) Google
14 368 (1.40%) EMC
15 321 (1.22%) Symantec
16 307 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
17 302 (1.15%) CheckPoint
18 293 (1.12%) Veeam
19 284 (1.08%) Adobe
20 280 (1.07%) Juniper
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