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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank - 426 441
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.005% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.005% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +38.88%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) SCVMM
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Lync
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
5 3 (37.50%) SCDPM
5 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (62.50%) Lync
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Android
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
1 5 (62.50%) SCVMM
2 3 (37.50%) SCDPM
2 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) IBM