The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / South East
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2865 3556 3963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.29% 18.76% 19.07%
As % of the Vendors category 40.31% 37.28% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2505 3108 3405
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7108 9539 10416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.86% 50.32% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5757 7972 8293
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in the South East

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the South East

Microsoft
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Hampshire +1 668 £40,000 +5.26% 106
Surrey +1 631 £37,500 -13.79% 73
Berkshire -2 560 £45,000 - 54
Oxfordshire +1 255 £37,500 -6.25% 50
Buckinghamshire +5 245 £35,000 -12.50% 22
West Sussex +3 186 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Kent -7 138 £42,500 +21.42% 20
East Sussex +13 137 £45,000 +80.00% 16
Middlesex -3 23 £55,000 +35.80% 1
Isle of Wight +1 8 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Sussex -4 3 £32,500 -56.66% 1
Home Counties -5 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2273 (38.76%) Windows
2 2091 (35.65%) MS Excel
3 2016 (34.37%) SQL Server
4 1933 (32.96%) .NET
5 1816 (30.96%) C#
6 1734 (29.57%) SQL
7 1449 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
8 1330 (22.68%) Active Directory
9 1109 (18.91%) ASP.NET
10 1029 (17.54%) Windows Server
11 952 (16.23%) VMware
11 952 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 892 (15.21%) Finance
13 882 (15.04%) MS Office
14 880 (15.00%) JavaScript
15 858 (14.63%) MVC
16 826 (14.08%) HTML
17 820 (13.98%) Degree
18 745 (12.70%) CSS
19 643 (10.96%) ITIL
20 635 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
21 623 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
22 619 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
23 617 (10.52%) MS Exchange
24 605 (10.32%) Cisco
25 586 (9.99%) Web Services
26 581 (9.91%) TDD
27 564 (9.62%) Office 365
28 552 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
29 539 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 617 (10.52%) MS Exchange
2 422 (7.20%) SharePoint
3 364 (6.21%) IIS
4 202 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 180 (3.07%) Skype for Business
6 159 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 119 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
8 98 (1.67%) CMS
9 87 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
9 87 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 75 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 58 (0.99%) Apache
11 58 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 42 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 33 (0.56%) NServiceBus
13 33 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 32 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
15 31 (0.53%) SAS
16 29 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
17 22 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2091 (35.65%) MS Excel
2 882 (15.04%) MS Office
3 183 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 144 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 117 (1.99%) MS Project
6 20 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (0.29%) SPSS Modeler
9 11 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.15%) FrameMaker
11 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.10%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.085%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.085%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.068%) RoboHelp
14 4 (0.068%) SOLIDWORKS
14 4 (0.068%) SPSS
15 2 (0.034%) InDesign
15 2 (0.034%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 202 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 15 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 15 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
6 11 (0.19%) Magento
6 11 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 11 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 11 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.17%) Infor CRM
7 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 10 (0.17%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.15%) BPCS
8 9 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 952 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 564 (9.62%) Office 365
3 350 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 172 (2.93%) SaaS
5 145 (2.47%) IaaS
6 133 (2.27%) PaaS
7 56 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.31%) Google Analytics
11 17 (0.29%) GitHub
12 10 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.14%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.10%) G Suite
14 6 (0.10%) Yammer
15 4 (0.068%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.068%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.051%) Asana
16 3 (0.051%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 443 (7.55%) Firewall
2 392 (6.68%) DNS
3 347 (5.92%) LAN
4 334 (5.69%) WAN
5 287 (4.89%) SAN
6 275 (4.69%) DHCP
7 255 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 210 (3.58%) VPN
9 169 (2.88%) VoIP
10 146 (2.49%) Wireless
11 138 (2.35%) Internet
12 133 (2.27%) Network Security
13 120 (2.05%) Skype
14 86 (1.47%) VLAN
15 72 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
16 71 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
17 69 (1.18%) MPLS
18 62 (1.06%) WLAN
19 58 (0.99%) OSPF
20 56 (0.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2016 (34.37%) SQL Server
2 395 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 358 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 336 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 227 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 209 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 205 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 182 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 179 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 147 (2.51%) MySQL
11 132 (2.25%) Power BI
12 121 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
13 91 (1.55%) Big Data
13 91 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 89 (1.52%) MongoDB
15 76 (1.30%) NoSQL
16 70 (1.19%) QlikView
17 62 (1.06%) OLAP
18 56 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
19 52 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 436 (7.43%) Visual Studio
2 410 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 129 (2.20%) JIRA
4 124 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 112 (1.91%) TeamCity
6 94 (1.60%) Selenium
7 93 (1.59%) NUnit
8 61 (1.04%) Subversion
9 36 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 28 (0.48%) JSUnit
10 28 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
11 24 (0.41%) SoapUI
12 22 (0.38%) MSTest
13 21 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
15 18 (0.31%) MSBuild
15 18 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
16 17 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (0.26%) SpecFlow
18 14 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 892 (15.21%) Finance
2 185 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 180 (3.07%) Retail
4 165 (2.81%) Advertising
5 132 (2.25%) Marketing
6 109 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 80 (1.36%) Banking
7 80 (1.36%) Legal
8 51 (0.87%) Back Office
9 46 (0.78%) German Language
10 35 (0.60%) Billing
11 30 (0.51%) French Language
12 27 (0.46%) Electronics
13 26 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.31%) Law
15 16 (0.27%) Publishing
15 16 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 14 (0.24%) Dutch Language
17 12 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1714 (29.22%) Developer
2 968 (16.50%) Analyst
3 860 (14.66%) .NET Developer
4 707 (12.05%) C# Developer
5 487 (8.30%) Support Engineer
6 459 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 336 (5.73%) Support Analyst
8 324 (5.52%) Consultant
9 303 (5.17%) IT Support
10 285 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 260 (4.43%) Administrator
12 238 (4.06%) Architect
13 235 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
14 230 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 224 (3.82%) Software Developer
16 205 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
17 200 (3.41%) SQL Developer
18 198 (3.38%) IT Engineer
19 184 (3.14%) Service Analyst
20 178 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1933 (32.96%) .NET
2 1109 (18.91%) ASP.NET
3 826 (14.08%) HTML
4 745 (12.70%) CSS
5 586 (9.99%) Web Services
6 552 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 453 (7.72%) .NET Framework
8 411 (7.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 404 (6.89%) jQuery
10 397 (6.77%) AngularJS
11 392 (6.68%) XML
12 364 (6.21%) WCF
13 252 (4.30%) HTML5
14 239 (4.08%) Entity Framework
15 218 (3.72%) REST
16 194 (3.31%) WPF
17 179 (3.05%) KnockoutJS
18 153 (2.61%) RESTful
19 149 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 144 (2.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 479 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 363 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 224 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 142 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 139 (2.37%) User Experience
6 134 (2.28%) Driving Licence
7 121 (2.06%) Clustering
8 108 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 105 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 74 (1.26%) Blog
11 47 (0.80%) Replication
12 46 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 46 (0.78%) PKI
13 45 (0.77%) Blackberry
14 43 (0.73%) iPad
14 43 (0.73%) Life Science
15 42 (0.72%) Private Cloud
16 37 (0.63%) Tandem
17 35 (0.60%) Virtual Team
18 32 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2273 (38.76%) Windows
2 1029 (17.54%) Windows Server
3 635 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 539 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 489 (8.34%) Linux
6 435 (7.42%) Windows 7
7 228 (3.89%) Windows 10
8 224 (3.82%) Windows 8
9 175 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 159 (2.71%) Unix
11 136 (2.32%) Windows XP
12 106 (1.81%) Mac OS X
13 99 (1.69%) Apple iOS
14 87 (1.48%) Android
15 78 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 56 (0.95%) CentOS
17 51 (0.87%) Solaris
18 41 (0.70%) Windows Vista
19 36 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
20 21 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1449 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 858 (14.63%) MVC
3 643 (10.96%) ITIL
4 581 (9.91%) TDD
5 387 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
6 379 (6.46%) Scrum
7 375 (6.39%) CRM
8 337 (5.75%) Project Management
9 314 (5.35%) SDLC
10 311 (5.30%) OO
11 306 (5.22%) Web Development
12 301 (5.13%) Software Engineering
13 296 (5.05%) Mentoring
14 220 (3.75%) Migration
15 215 (3.67%) DevOps
16 212 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
17 199 (3.39%) Unit Testing
18 189 (3.22%) Presales
19 177 (3.02%) ERP
20 171 (2.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1816 (30.96%) C#
2 1734 (29.57%) SQL
3 880 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 419 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 370 (6.31%) PowerShell
6 250 (4.26%) Java
7 206 (3.51%) VB.NET
8 202 (3.44%) C++
9 164 (2.80%) Python
10 137 (2.34%) C
11 74 (1.26%) PHP
11 74 (1.26%) VB
12 72 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 69 (1.18%) Ruby
14 51 (0.87%) Perl
15 49 (0.84%) VBScript
16 45 (0.77%) F#
17 42 (0.72%) Bash Shell
18 35 (0.60%) TypeScript
19 29 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 820 (13.98%) Degree
2 619 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 333 (5.68%) MCSE
4 247 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 235 (4.01%) Security Cleared
6 187 (3.19%) CCNA
7 179 (3.05%) MCSA
8 167 (2.85%) SC Cleared
9 140 (2.39%) MCP
10 126 (2.15%) ISEB
11 104 (1.77%) ISTQB
12 100 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 98 (1.67%) MCITP
14 67 (1.14%) CCNP
15 61 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 61 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
16 51 (0.87%) CISSP
17 41 (0.70%) A+ Certification
17 41 (0.70%) MCTS
18 39 (0.66%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 331 (5.64%) SLA
2 259 (4.42%) QA
3 73 (1.24%) PMO
4 49 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 37 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.20%) GAMP
9 8 (0.14%) ISO27002
10 6 (0.10%) COBIT
11 5 (0.085%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.085%) WAI
11 5 (0.085%) WCAG
12 4 (0.068%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.068%) P3O
13 3 (0.051%) IFRS
13 3 (0.051%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.034%) HL7
14 2 (0.034%) ISO19770
14 2 (0.034%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1330 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 623 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 534 (9.10%) Hyper-V
4 121 (2.06%) vSphere
5 89 (1.52%) XenApp
6 79 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
7 64 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 57 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 55 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 42 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 40 (0.68%) Firmware
12 38 (0.65%) Docker
13 36 (0.61%) Terminal Services
14 34 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
15 31 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
16 28 (0.48%) VMware Server
17 26 (0.44%) ISA Server
18 24 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
19 21 (0.36%) IMail Server
20 20 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 199 (3.39%) SCCM
2 119 (2.03%) SCOM
3 91 (1.55%) WSUS
4 83 (1.42%) Puppet
5 57 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (0.84%) Backup Exec
7 47 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
8 45 (0.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 45 (0.77%) Kibana
9 28 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 26 (0.44%) Nagios
11 25 (0.43%) SCSM
12 22 (0.38%) Nessus
13 19 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 19 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 18 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
15 17 (0.29%) Ansible
15 17 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
16 15 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
17 14 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 952 (16.23%) VMware
2 605 (10.32%) Cisco
3 327 (5.58%) Oracle
4 285 (4.86%) Citrix
5 284 (4.84%) HP
6 124 (2.11%) SAP
7 117 (1.99%) Dell
8 110 (1.88%) Red Hat
9 102 (1.74%) Apple
10 92 (1.57%) NetApp
11 90 (1.53%) F5
11 90 (1.53%) Juniper
12 88 (1.50%) CheckPoint
13 87 (1.48%) IBM
14 71 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
15 62 (1.06%) Google
16 61 (1.04%) Sophos
16 61 (1.04%) Veeam
17 60 (1.02%) Avaya
17 60 (1.02%) EMC
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
East Surrey College
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum subject to experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Martin & Conley
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £22,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits packa
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
83Zero
Salary: From £50000 to £55000 per annum, + Excellent Company Benefits on top
Posted: 19 hours ago
Pulborough, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
83Zero
Salary: From £45000 to £55000 per annum, + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits packa
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Carterton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lightwater, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-50k+Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £40k per annum
Posted: 3 days ago