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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / South East
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2918 3565 4050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.58% 18.22% 19.73%
As % of the Vendors category 40.43% 36.58% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 3112 3438
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
7218 9746 10475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.43% 49.81% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5861 8052 8225
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +6 670 £40,000 - 84
Berkshire 0 621 £45,000 - 71
Surrey +2 620 £40,000 -11.11% 61
Oxfordshire +3 250 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Buckinghamshire +4 237 £40,000 +10.34% 34
West Sussex +1 188 £40,000 -5.88% 18
East Sussex +9 154 £40,000 +60.00% 15
Kent -8 139 £47,500 +26.66% 25
Middlesex -1 20 £57,500 +48.38% 4
Isle of Wight +2 4 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Home Counties -3 2 £41,250 -31.25%
Sussex -6 1 £50,000 -33.33% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £26,000 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2242 (38.47%) Windows
2 2096 (35.96%) MS Excel
3 2026 (34.76%) SQL Server
4 1856 (31.85%) .NET
5 1720 (29.51%) C#
6 1626 (27.90%) SQL
7 1365 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
8 1317 (22.60%) Active Directory
9 1056 (18.12%) ASP.NET
10 1019 (17.48%) VMware
11 975 (16.73%) Windows Server
12 893 (15.32%) Finance
13 883 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 844 (14.48%) Degree
15 842 (14.45%) JavaScript
16 837 (14.36%) MS Office
17 833 (14.29%) MVC
18 780 (13.38%) HTML
19 717 (12.30%) CSS
20 695 (11.93%) ITIL
21 680 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 658 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
23 650 (11.15%) Cisco
24 643 (11.03%) MS Exchange
25 612 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
26 596 (10.23%) Web Services
27 546 (9.37%) Office 365
28 541 (9.28%) TDD
29 536 (9.20%) Linux
29 536 (9.20%) 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
1 643 (11.03%) MS Exchange
2 410 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 355 (6.09%) IIS
4 214 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 167 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 159 (2.73%) Skype for Business
7 101 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
8 94 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 87 (1.49%) CMS
10 83 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 67 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
12 59 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
13 56 (0.96%) Apache
14 44 (0.75%) Tomcat
15 41 (0.70%) NServiceBus
16 39 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
16 39 (0.67%) WebSphere
17 30 (0.51%) Umbraco
18 25 (0.43%) SAS
19 24 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2096 (35.96%) MS Excel
2 837 (14.36%) MS Office
3 191 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 153 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 121 (2.08%) MS Project
6 19 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.15%) FrameMaker
8 9 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.14%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.086%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.051%) SPSS
13 2 (0.034%) InDesign
13 2 (0.034%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.017%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 188 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 17 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
7 15 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 12 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (0.19%) SAP GRC
10 10 (0.17%) Infor M3
10 10 (0.17%) SAP CO
10 10 (0.17%) SAP FI
10 10 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
11 9 (0.15%) BPCS
11 9 (0.15%) Infor CRM
11 9 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
11 9 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 9 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.12%) Magento
12 7 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 883 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 546 (9.37%) Office 365
3 359 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
4 154 (2.64%) SaaS
5 135 (2.32%) IaaS
6 125 (2.14%) PaaS
7 75 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.22%) GitHub
12 9 (0.15%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.086%) G Suite
13 5 (0.086%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.069%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.069%) Yammer
15 3 (0.051%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 478 (8.20%) Firewall
2 394 (6.76%) DNS
3 367 (6.30%) LAN
4 360 (6.18%) WAN
5 341 (5.85%) SAN
6 330 (5.66%) TCP/IP
7 281 (4.82%) DHCP
8 204 (3.50%) VPN
9 168 (2.88%) VoIP
10 160 (2.75%) Wireless
11 146 (2.51%) Internet
12 115 (1.97%) Network Security
13 105 (1.80%) Skype
14 83 (1.42%) VLAN
15 75 (1.29%) MPLS
16 70 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
17 64 (1.10%) WLAN
18 63 (1.08%) SMTP
19 60 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
20 56 (0.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2026 (34.76%) SQL Server
2 398 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 348 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 340 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 217 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 206 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
7 201 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 200 (3.43%) Relational Database
9 179 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
10 156 (2.68%) MySQL
11 122 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 106 (1.82%) Power BI
13 98 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 94 (1.61%) NoSQL
15 87 (1.49%) Big Data
16 75 (1.29%) MongoDB
17 65 (1.12%) RDBMS
18 62 (1.06%) OLAP
19 59 (1.01%) Redis
20 51 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 416 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 413 (7.09%) Visual Studio
3 120 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 110 (1.89%) JIRA
5 100 (1.72%) Selenium
6 92 (1.58%) TeamCity
7 78 (1.34%) NUnit
8 63 (1.08%) Subversion
9 45 (0.77%) Jenkins
10 34 (0.58%) JSUnit
11 32 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
12 30 (0.51%) SoapUI
13 28 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
14 21 (0.36%) MSTest
15 18 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 17 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
16 17 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
17 15 (0.26%) MSBuild
18 14 (0.24%) SpecFlow
19 13 (0.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 893 (15.32%) Finance
2 208 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 169 (2.90%) Retail
4 147 (2.52%) Advertising
5 144 (2.47%) Marketing
6 90 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 81 (1.39%) Banking
8 77 (1.32%) Legal
9 43 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 36 (0.62%) German Language
11 35 (0.60%) Back Office
12 26 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.43%) Electronics
14 22 (0.38%) French Language
15 21 (0.36%) Billing
16 17 (0.29%) Law
16 17 (0.29%) Publishing
17 16 (0.27%) Spanish Language
18 13 (0.22%) Dutch Language
19 12 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1671 (28.67%) Developer
2 962 (16.51%) Analyst
3 873 (14.98%) .NET Developer
4 699 (11.99%) C# Developer
5 478 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 456 (7.82%) Support Engineer
7 333 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 328 (5.63%) Consultant
9 275 (4.72%) Senior Developer
10 270 (4.63%) IT Support
11 245 (4.20%) Architect
12 244 (4.19%) Administrator
13 241 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 239 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
15 221 (3.79%) Software Developer
16 215 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
17 211 (3.62%) SQL Developer
18 206 (3.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 196 (3.36%) Service Analyst
20 176 (3.02%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1856 (31.85%) .NET
2 1056 (18.12%) ASP.NET
3 780 (13.38%) HTML
4 717 (12.30%) CSS
5 596 (10.23%) Web Services
6 535 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 456 (7.82%) .NET Framework
8 409 (7.02%) jQuery
9 376 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 375 (6.43%) AngularJS
11 359 (6.16%) XML
12 334 (5.73%) WCF
13 239 (4.10%) Entity Framework
14 238 (4.08%) HTML5
15 190 (3.26%) REST
16 166 (2.85%) WPF
17 163 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
18 157 (2.69%) RESTful
19 148 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 142 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 520 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 358 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 238 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 136 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 130 (2.23%) Clustering
6 128 (2.20%) User Experience
7 117 (2.01%) Driving Licence
8 111 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 99 (1.70%) Mathematics
10 93 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 75 (1.29%) Blog
12 74 (1.27%) Statistics
13 57 (0.98%) Replication
14 49 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
14 49 (0.84%) Private Cloud
15 47 (0.81%) Tandem
16 46 (0.79%) Blackberry
16 46 (0.79%) Virtual Team
17 43 (0.74%) Visualisation
18 42 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2242 (38.47%) Windows
2 975 (16.73%) Windows Server
3 612 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 536 (9.20%) Linux
4 536 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 467 (8.01%) Windows 7
6 257 (4.41%) Windows 8
7 229 (3.93%) Windows 10
8 186 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 178 (3.05%) Unix
10 150 (2.57%) Windows XP
11 119 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 104 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 94 (1.61%) Apple iOS
14 87 (1.49%) Android
15 63 (1.08%) CentOS
16 55 (0.94%) Solaris
17 35 (0.60%) Windows Vista
18 28 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
19 18 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1365 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 833 (14.29%) MVC
3 695 (11.93%) ITIL
4 541 (9.28%) TDD
5 383 (6.57%) CRM
5 383 (6.57%) Scrum
6 353 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 349 (5.99%) Project Management
8 294 (5.04%) Mentoring
9 292 (5.01%) SDLC
10 289 (4.96%) OO
11 281 (4.82%) Web Development
12 275 (4.72%) Software Engineering
13 219 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
14 208 (3.57%) Unit Testing
15 206 (3.53%) DevOps
16 195 (3.35%) Presales
17 192 (3.29%) ERP
17 192 (3.29%) Migration
18 175 (3.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1720 (29.51%) C#
2 1626 (27.90%) SQL
3 842 (14.45%) JavaScript
4 417 (7.16%) T-SQL
5 395 (6.78%) PowerShell
6 235 (4.03%) Java
7 194 (3.33%) C++
8 178 (3.05%) VB.NET
9 174 (2.99%) Python
10 141 (2.42%) C
11 72 (1.24%) VB
12 71 (1.22%) PHP
12 71 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 68 (1.17%) Ruby
14 52 (0.89%) Bash Shell
15 48 (0.82%) Perl
15 48 (0.82%) VBScript
16 33 (0.57%) F#
17 31 (0.53%) Shell Script
18 28 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 844 (14.48%) Degree
2 658 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 331 (5.68%) MCSE
4 285 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 254 (4.36%) Security Cleared
6 233 (4.00%) CCNA
7 206 (3.53%) MCSA
8 179 (3.07%) SC Cleared
9 146 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 136 (2.33%) MCP
11 129 (2.21%) ISEB
12 124 (2.13%) MCITP
13 101 (1.73%) ISTQB
14 81 (1.39%) CCNP
15 75 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
16 64 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 61 (1.05%) CISSP
17 61 (1.05%) MCTS
18 54 (0.93%) A+ Certification
19 45 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (6.09%) SLA
2 239 (4.10%) QA
3 46 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 45 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.27%) GAMP
8 8 (0.14%) COBIT
8 8 (0.14%) ISO27002
9 7 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.10%) WAI
10 6 (0.10%) WCAG
11 4 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.069%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.069%) P3O
12 3 (0.051%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.034%) GCP
13 2 (0.034%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1317 (22.60%) Active Directory
2 680 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 520 (8.92%) Hyper-V
4 156 (2.68%) vSphere
5 123 (2.11%) XenApp
6 93 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
7 85 (1.46%) VMware ESX
8 65 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
9 64 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 61 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 50 (0.86%) Docker
12 41 (0.70%) Terminal Services
13 40 (0.69%) vCloud
14 39 (0.67%) Firmware
14 39 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
15 37 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
16 34 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
17 33 (0.57%) ISA Server
18 25 (0.43%) IMail Server
19 23 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 195 (3.35%) SCCM
2 111 (1.90%) SCOM
3 96 (1.65%) Puppet
4 70 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (0.96%) WSUS
6 54 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
7 46 (0.79%) Backup Exec
8 33 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 33 (0.57%) Kibana
9 26 (0.45%) Ansible
9 26 (0.45%) Nagios
10 25 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 24 (0.41%) NetBackup
12 22 (0.38%) SCSM
13 21 (0.36%) AirWatch
14 20 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 18 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
15 18 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 17 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
17 14 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1019 (17.48%) VMware
2 650 (11.15%) Cisco
3 360 (6.18%) Oracle
4 357 (6.13%) Citrix
5 313 (5.37%) HP
6 133 (2.28%) SAP
7 125 (2.14%) Red Hat
8 119 (2.04%) Dell
9 117 (2.01%) Apple
10 112 (1.92%) IBM
11 107 (1.84%) NetApp
12 88 (1.51%) CheckPoint
13 82 (1.41%) Juniper
14 72 (1.24%) Avaya
15 70 (1.20%) Sophos
16 69 (1.18%) F5
16 69 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
17 68 (1.17%) Symantec
18 65 (1.12%) SolarWinds
19 61 (1.05%) EMC
Woking, Surrey
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: From £24,343 to £35,078 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Good package + 28 days paid holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £32,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + lots including flexi working
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: From £38,490 to £43,320 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days hols
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Career
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + taervel expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago