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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3326 3973 4470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.03% 19.17% 19.73%
As % of the Vendors category 38.50% 37.97% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2777 3404 3645
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
England

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
8638 10464 11284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.84% 50.49% 49.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7057 8434 8793
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 July 2016.

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 31 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey -2 750 £45,000 +5.88% 62
Hampshire -4 745 £37,500 - 109
Berkshire 0 711 £44,500 +4.70% 84
Buckinghamshire -1 295 £41,500 +18.57% 32
Oxfordshire -10 264 £40,000 - 34
West Sussex -5 203 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Kent +4 175 £39,000 +20.00% 21
East Sussex +2 146 £40,000 +11.59% 16
Middlesex -4 27 £50,000 +25.00%
Sussex +1 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Isle of Wight +4 2 £33,250 +58.33% 1
Home Counties -4 2 £35,000 -41.90%
Thames Valley +2 1 £57,500 -29.23% 2
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 2995 (42.34%) Windows
2 2984 (42.19%) MS Excel
3 2302 (32.55%) SQL Server
4 2025 (28.63%) SQL
5 1909 (26.99%) .NET
6 1803 (25.49%) C#
7 1731 (24.47%) Active Directory
8 1502 (21.24%) VMware
9 1394 (19.71%) Windows Server
10 1319 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
11 1287 (18.20%) MS Office
12 1141 (16.13%) Finance
13 1087 (15.37%) ASP.NET
14 1059 (14.97%) JavaScript
15 1034 (14.62%) Degree
16 975 (13.78%) HTML
17 963 (13.62%) MVC
18 955 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 947 (13.39%) MS Exchange
20 913 (12.91%) Cisco
21 909 (12.85%) ITIL
22 881 (12.46%) CSS
23 876 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
24 855 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
25 768 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
26 735 (10.39%) Office 365
27 713 (10.08%) Firewall
28 709 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
29 677 (9.57%) Hyper-V
30 653 (9.23%) Citrix

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
1 947 (13.39%) MS Exchange
2 604 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 413 (5.84%) IIS
4 410 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 329 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 223 (3.15%) Skype for Business
7 187 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 89 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 88 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 85 (1.20%) CMS
11 69 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 52 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
13 51 (0.72%) Apache
14 47 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
15 43 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 35 (0.49%) Tomcat
17 33 (0.47%) SAS
18 29 (0.41%) Umbraco
19 26 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
19 26 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2984 (42.19%) MS Excel
2 1287 (18.20%) MS Office
3 241 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 189 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 177 (2.50%) MS Project
6 31 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.16%) Acrobat
10 11 (0.16%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.11%) InDesign
13 6 (0.085%) Maple
14 4 (0.057%) RoboHelp
15 3 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
15 3 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
16 2 (0.028%) Siemens NX
16 2 (0.028%) SPSS
17 1 (0.014%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 322 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 69 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 41 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 37 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 16 (0.23%) SAP HR
9 14 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
10 13 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
11 12 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
11 12 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
11 12 (0.17%) SAP ERP
12 11 (0.16%) assyst
12 11 (0.16%) SAP CO
12 11 (0.16%) SAP FI
12 11 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (0.13%) SAP GRC
14 8 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 735 (10.39%) Office 365
2 590 (8.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 171 (2.42%) SaaS
5 87 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 80 (1.13%) IaaS
7 53 (0.75%) PaaS
8 39 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 37 (0.52%) Yammer
10 22 (0.31%) OneDrive
11 18 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.13%) AdWords
13 8 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.071%) Adobe Analytics
15 4 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 3 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.042%) Bluemix
16 3 (0.042%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.042%) Mimecast
16 3 (0.042%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 713 (10.08%) Firewall
2 544 (7.69%) DNS
3 482 (6.81%) WAN
4 470 (6.64%) LAN
5 453 (6.40%) SAN
6 412 (5.82%) DHCP
7 380 (5.37%) TCP/IP
8 269 (3.80%) VPN
9 208 (2.94%) Internet
10 167 (2.36%) VoIP
11 166 (2.35%) Wireless
12 145 (2.05%) Network Security
13 105 (1.48%) NAS
14 100 (1.41%) Skype
15 98 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
16 92 (1.30%) VLAN
17 91 (1.29%) SMTP
18 73 (1.03%) IP Telephony
19 68 (0.96%) MPLS
20 59 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2302 (32.55%) SQL Server
2 490 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 360 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 316 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 230 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 228 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 223 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 217 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
9 188 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 167 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 161 (2.28%) MySQL
12 100 (1.41%) MS Access
12 100 (1.41%) Oracle Database
13 93 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
14 56 (0.79%) Power BI
14 56 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 54 (0.76%) Big Data
16 53 (0.75%) NoSQL
17 52 (0.74%) MongoDB
17 52 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 434 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 420 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 116 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 109 (1.54%) Selenium
5 106 (1.50%) NUnit
6 76 (1.07%) Subversion
7 72 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 70 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
9 63 (0.89%) JIRA
10 50 (0.71%) Jenkins
11 27 (0.38%) SoapUI
11 27 (0.38%) SpecFlow
12 24 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 23 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
14 20 (0.28%) Bugzilla
15 19 (0.27%) ReSharper
16 15 (0.21%) MSI
16 15 (0.21%) MSTest
16 15 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 15 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 1141 (16.13%) Finance
2 325 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 246 (3.48%) Retail
4 220 (3.11%) Marketing
5 167 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 143 (2.02%) Banking
7 127 (1.80%) Advertising
8 94 (1.33%) Legal
9 74 (1.05%) Back Office
10 70 (0.99%) Electronics
11 67 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 42 (0.59%) German Language
13 38 (0.54%) Dutch Language
14 37 (0.52%) Local Government
15 30 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.40%) Automotive
17 27 (0.38%) Investment Banking
18 26 (0.37%) Aerospace
19 23 (0.33%) Billing
19 23 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1750 (24.74%) Developer
2 1285 (18.17%) Analyst
3 885 (12.51%) .NET Developer
4 781 (11.04%) C# Developer
5 642 (9.08%) Support Engineer
6 559 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 534 (7.55%) Support Analyst
8 438 (6.19%) Consultant
9 432 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 385 (5.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 383 (5.41%) IT Support
12 348 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 314 (4.44%) Architect
14 301 (4.26%) SQL Developer
15 297 (4.20%) Senior Developer
16 296 (4.18%) Administrator
17 286 (4.04%) Software Developer
18 272 (3.85%) Project Manager
19 262 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
20 254 (3.59%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1909 (26.99%) .NET
2 1087 (15.37%) ASP.NET
3 975 (13.78%) HTML
4 881 (12.46%) CSS
5 635 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 611 (8.64%) jQuery
7 468 (6.62%) Web Services
8 406 (5.74%) XML
9 401 (5.67%) .NET Framework
10 334 (4.72%) WCF
11 317 (4.48%) AngularJS
12 286 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 268 (3.79%) HTML5
14 218 (3.08%) Entity Framework
15 174 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 171 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 166 (2.35%) Ajax
18 159 (2.25%) CSS3
18 159 (2.25%) LINQ
19 155 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 709 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 467 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 359 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 259 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 234 (3.31%) Clustering
6 212 (3.00%) Driving Licence
7 201 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
8 147 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 99 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 83 (1.17%) Replication
11 82 (1.16%) User Experience
12 72 (1.02%) Blackberry
13 69 (0.98%) iPad
14 68 (0.96%) Visualisation
15 53 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
16 51 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 51 (0.72%) EPoS
17 47 (0.66%) Statistics
18 46 (0.65%) Tandem
19 44 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2995 (42.34%) Windows
2 1394 (19.71%) Windows Server
3 855 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 768 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 617 (8.72%) Linux
6 596 (8.43%) Windows 7
7 393 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 331 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 236 (3.34%) Windows 10
10 208 (2.94%) Unix
11 190 (2.69%) Windows XP
12 114 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 92 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 87 (1.23%) Android
15 76 (1.07%) Apple iOS
16 70 (0.99%) Solaris
17 57 (0.81%) Windows Vista
18 49 (0.69%) CentOS
19 35 (0.49%) Mac OS
19 35 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1319 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
2 963 (13.62%) MVC
3 909 (12.85%) ITIL
4 561 (7.93%) Project Management
5 539 (7.62%) CRM
6 410 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
7 398 (5.63%) Web Development
8 389 (5.50%) Scrum
9 384 (5.43%) Software Engineering
10 360 (5.09%) TDD
11 298 (4.21%) SDLC
12 292 (4.13%) PRINCE2
13 287 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 275 (3.89%) Mentoring
15 272 (3.85%) Service Delivery
16 270 (3.82%) OO
17 261 (3.69%) Presales
18 237 (3.35%) ERP
19 210 (2.97%) Line Management
20 200 (2.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2025 (28.63%) SQL
2 1803 (25.49%) C#
3 1059 (14.97%) JavaScript
4 500 (7.07%) T-SQL
5 395 (5.58%) PowerShell
6 236 (3.34%) C++
7 222 (3.14%) Java
8 211 (2.98%) VB.NET
9 205 (2.90%) Python
10 157 (2.22%) C
11 102 (1.44%) VB
12 96 (1.36%) PHP
13 91 (1.29%) VBScript
14 74 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 70 (0.99%) Perl
16 68 (0.96%) VBA
17 55 (0.78%) Bash Shell
18 54 (0.76%) Ruby
19 44 (0.62%) TypeScript
20 36 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 1034 (14.62%) Degree
2 876 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 432 (6.11%) MCSE
4 379 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 375 (5.30%) Security Cleared
6 277 (3.92%) CCNA
7 268 (3.79%) SC Cleared
8 265 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 255 (3.61%) MCSA
10 215 (3.04%) MCP
11 196 (2.77%) MCITP
12 104 (1.47%) CCNP
12 104 (1.47%) CISSP
13 91 (1.29%) MCTS
14 87 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
15 85 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
16 84 (1.19%) CCA
17 74 (1.05%) ISEB
18 70 (0.99%) A+ Certification
19 60 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 518 (7.32%) SLA
2 303 (4.28%) QA
3 108 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 47 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 45 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.44%) ISO22301
8 19 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
9 17 (0.24%) ISO 14001
10 16 (0.23%) COBIT
11 15 (0.21%) GAMP
12 13 (0.18%) ISO27002
13 12 (0.17%) DICOM
14 10 (0.14%) HL7
15 8 (0.11%) GAAP
16 5 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.071%) PMBOK
16 5 (0.071%) RMADS
16 5 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 4 (0.057%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1731 (24.47%) Active Directory
2 955 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 677 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 295 (4.17%) vSphere
5 272 (3.85%) XenApp
6 164 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
7 123 (1.74%) VMware ESX
8 113 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 86 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
10 68 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 64 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
12 53 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
13 48 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 43 (0.61%) Firmware
15 41 (0.58%) IMail Server
16 39 (0.55%) vCloud
16 39 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
17 34 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
18 33 (0.47%) Terminal Server
19 28 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 400 (5.66%) SCCM
2 157 (2.22%) SCOM
3 119 (1.68%) WSUS
4 85 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 68 (0.96%) SCVMM
6 63 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
7 46 (0.65%) Puppet
8 44 (0.62%) NetBackup
9 43 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 34 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
10 34 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 33 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
12 32 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
13 31 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 30 (0.42%) Nagios
14 30 (0.42%) SCSM
15 29 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
17 26 (0.37%) HP SIM
18 23 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1502 (21.24%) VMware
2 913 (12.91%) Cisco
3 653 (9.23%) Citrix
4 459 (6.49%) Oracle
5 451 (6.38%) HP
6 208 (2.94%) SAP
7 188 (2.66%) Dell
8 179 (2.53%) NetApp
9 176 (2.49%) IBM
10 131 (1.85%) Sophos
11 128 (1.81%) Symantec
12 122 (1.72%) Red Hat
13 117 (1.65%) EMC
14 102 (1.44%) Avaya
15 97 (1.37%) SolarWinds
16 78 (1.10%) Apple
16 78 (1.10%) F5
17 77 (1.09%) CheckPoint
18 71 (1.00%) Juniper
19 67 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: £22,500 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £45k
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bupa, bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Sally Salon Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43k to £47k
Posted: Yesterday
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday