The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 429 424 444
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 11 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.032% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.033% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 1
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +42.85%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Microsoft Specialist
England

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Microsoft Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Berkshire - 5 £47,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £47,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £46,500 -
Microsoft Specialist
England

Microsoft Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (52.38%) Lync
4 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 8 (38.10%) SCCM
6 8 (38.10%) Office 365
7 7 (33.33%) SCOM
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) MCSE
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) SCVMM
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) MCITP
9 4 (19.05%) PKI
9 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (19.05%) SCDPM
9 4 (19.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (14.29%) Citrix

Microsoft Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title 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 with Microsoft Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
2 11 (52.38%) Lync
3 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (9.52%) IIS
9 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
2 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) IPTV
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) CRM
1 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
1 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Change Control
2 1 (4.76%) Scrum
2 1 (4.76%) ETL
2 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) MCITP
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) SCOM
3 6 (28.57%) SCVMM
4 4 (19.05%) SCDPM
4 4 (19.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Novell
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Polycom
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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