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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 438 432 443
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 9 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.037% 0.026% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.028% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £47,500 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23021 21689 23440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.64% 94.95% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18373 17978 20301
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Middlesex +6 3 £57,500 -17.85%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire +4 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Microsoft Specialist
England

Microsoft Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) PKI
4 5 (41.67%) MCITP
4 5 (41.67%) MCP
4 5 (41.67%) MCSA
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) IIS
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) Clustering
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) MCTS
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (33.33%) IPTV
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) Lync
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Novell
7 2 (16.67%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) IPTV
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (66.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) MCITP
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
2 5 (41.67%) MCSA
3 4 (33.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Novell
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco