The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 441 431 436
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £48,250 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.13% +64.28%
Microsoft Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20486 20531 21455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.03% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 16932 18369
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 22 October 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 - 2 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £46,500 -7.00%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £46,500 -
Microsoft Specialist
England

Microsoft Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (75.00%) Lync
4 12 (75.00%) SCCM
5 11 (68.75%) SCOM
5 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
5 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (50.00%) Office 365
7 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (50.00%) SCVMM
8 6 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
8 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) SCDPM
8 6 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (25.00%) MCSE
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) VMware
11 3 (18.75%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 14 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (75.00%) Lync
3 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) SCCM
2 11 (68.75%) SCOM
3 8 (50.00%) SCVMM
4 6 (37.50%) SCDPM
4 6 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Polycom
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