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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3018 3922 4338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.23% 18.64% 19.83%
As % of the Vendors category 37.11% 37.47% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2539 3476 3473
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,490
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
8133 10467 11242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.43% 49.74% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6502 8649 8600
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Hampshire +1 696 £37,500 -6.25% 78
Surrey -1 664 £43,500 +8.75% 59
Berkshire 0 651 £42,500 - 63
Buckinghamshire +2 303 £42,500 +18.05% 35
Oxfordshire -10 220 £40,000 +5.26% 36
West Sussex +1 211 £47,500 +35.71% 17
Kent +3 153 £40,000 +3.89% 20
East Sussex -1 103 £40,000 +11.11% 15
Middlesex -10 8 £52,500 +31.25% 1
M4 Corridor +4 4 - -
Sussex -1 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Isle of Wight -3 1 £26,500 -31.16%
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2622 (40.63%) Windows
2 2533 (39.25%) MS Excel
3 2218 (34.37%) SQL Server
4 1873 (29.02%) .NET
5 1803 (27.94%) SQL
6 1749 (27.10%) C#
7 1487 (23.04%) Active Directory
8 1399 (21.68%) VMware
9 1313 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
10 1148 (17.79%) Windows Server
11 1075 (16.66%) ASP.NET
12 1010 (15.65%) Finance
13 954 (14.78%) MVC
14 949 (14.70%) MS Office
15 948 (14.69%) Degree
16 946 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 931 (14.43%) JavaScript
18 842 (13.05%) HTML
19 835 (12.94%) ITIL
20 830 (12.86%) Cisco
21 829 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
22 798 (12.36%) MS Exchange
23 769 (11.92%) CSS
24 682 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
25 634 (9.82%) Office 365
25 634 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
26 629 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
27 627 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
28 622 (9.64%) Hyper-V
29 617 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC

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
1 798 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 491 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 398 (6.17%) IIS
4 292 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 236 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 160 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 139 (2.15%) Skype for Business
8 80 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 71 (1.10%) CMS
10 62 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 55 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 53 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 53 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 49 (0.76%) Apache
14 39 (0.60%) WebSphere
15 38 (0.59%) Tomcat
16 32 (0.50%) Umbraco
17 29 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 20 (0.31%) WebLogic
19 19 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 2533 (39.25%) MS Excel
2 949 (14.70%) MS Office
3 209 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 159 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 144 (2.23%) MS Project
6 18 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.15%) Acrobat
10 9 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.093%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.046%) InDesign
13 2 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.031%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.015%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.015%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 281 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 94 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 73 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 44 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 37 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 21 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 17 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
7 17 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 17 (0.26%) SAP GRC
8 15 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 15 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 15 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 14 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 14 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
11 12 (0.19%) Sage X3
12 11 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
13 10 (0.15%) Infor M3
13 10 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 634 (9.82%) Office 365
2 629 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 262 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
4 180 (2.79%) SaaS
5 102 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 98 (1.52%) IaaS
7 82 (1.27%) PaaS
8 29 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 26 (0.40%) Yammer
10 17 (0.26%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.11%) AdWords
13 6 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.093%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.077%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.077%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.077%) Rackspace Cloud
15 3 (0.046%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 586 (9.08%) Firewall
2 458 (7.10%) DNS
3 437 (6.77%) WAN
4 436 (6.76%) LAN
5 390 (6.04%) SAN
6 388 (6.01%) TCP/IP
7 343 (5.31%) DHCP
8 204 (3.16%) VPN
9 194 (3.01%) Internet
10 159 (2.46%) VoIP
11 152 (2.36%) Wireless
12 117 (1.81%) Network Security
13 96 (1.49%) SMTP
14 80 (1.24%) NAS
15 75 (1.16%) Skype
16 68 (1.05%) IP Telephony
17 67 (1.04%) VLAN
18 65 (1.01%) HTTP
18 65 (1.01%) MPLS
19 64 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2218 (34.37%) SQL Server
2 460 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 338 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 300 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 232 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 216 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 214 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 204 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
9 164 (2.54%) MySQL
9 164 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 118 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 98 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 80 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
13 79 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 76 (1.18%) MS Access
15 69 (1.07%) NoSQL
16 67 (1.04%) Power BI
17 60 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 54 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
19 53 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 419 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 368 (5.70%) Visual Studio
3 119 (1.84%) Selenium
4 115 (1.78%) Git (software)
5 82 (1.27%) NUnit
6 78 (1.21%) Subversion
7 71 (1.10%) JIRA
8 64 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 51 (0.79%) Jenkins
10 50 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
11 39 (0.60%) SoapUI
12 31 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
13 29 (0.45%) SpecFlow
14 22 (0.34%) MSTest
15 19 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 16 (0.25%) MSBuild
16 16 (0.25%) MSI
16 16 (0.25%) WebDriver
17 15 (0.23%) Axure RP
17 15 (0.23%) ReSharper
General
1 1010 (15.65%) Finance
2 264 (4.09%) Telecoms
3 220 (3.41%) Retail
4 203 (3.15%) Marketing
5 145 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 135 (2.09%) Advertising
7 101 (1.56%) Banking
8 95 (1.47%) Legal
9 63 (0.98%) Back Office
10 59 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 54 (0.84%) Electronics
12 35 (0.54%) Dutch Language
13 34 (0.53%) German Language
14 30 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.40%) Automotive
15 26 (0.40%) Local Government
16 25 (0.39%) Aerospace
17 20 (0.31%) Billing
17 20 (0.31%) French Language
18 18 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 1720 (26.65%) Developer
2 1079 (16.72%) Analyst
3 906 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 750 (11.62%) C# Developer
5 564 (8.74%) Support Engineer
6 549 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 417 (6.46%) Support Analyst
8 376 (5.83%) Consultant
9 353 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 343 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 325 (5.04%) IT Support
11 325 (5.04%) Senior Developer
12 298 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 275 (4.26%) Administrator
13 275 (4.26%) Software Developer
14 272 (4.21%) SQL Developer
15 257 (3.98%) Architect
16 233 (3.61%) Project Manager
17 220 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
18 217 (3.36%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1873 (29.02%) .NET
2 1075 (16.66%) ASP.NET
3 842 (13.05%) HTML
4 769 (11.92%) CSS
5 617 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 581 (9.00%) Web Services
7 560 (8.68%) jQuery
8 427 (6.62%) .NET Framework
9 363 (5.62%) WCF
10 344 (5.33%) XML
11 328 (5.08%) AngularJS
12 312 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 232 (3.59%) HTML5
14 214 (3.32%) Entity Framework
15 173 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 157 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 156 (2.42%) LINQ
18 147 (2.28%) WPF
19 146 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 144 (2.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 634 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 421 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 343 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 193 (2.99%) Clustering
5 192 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 183 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 174 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 105 (1.63%) Mathematics
8 105 (1.63%) User Experience
9 79 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 70 (1.08%) Statistics
11 66 (1.02%) Replication
12 58 (0.90%) Visualisation
13 56 (0.87%) iPad
14 52 (0.81%) Blackberry
14 52 (0.81%) Tandem
15 49 (0.76%) Private Cloud
16 46 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 42 (0.65%) Virtual Team
18 40 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2622 (40.63%) Windows
2 1148 (17.79%) Windows Server
3 682 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 627 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 592 (9.17%) Linux
6 518 (8.03%) Windows 7
7 347 (5.38%) Windows 8
8 258 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 215 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 196 (3.04%) Unix
11 172 (2.67%) Windows XP
12 122 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 101 (1.56%) Mac OS X
14 66 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 64 (0.99%) Android
16 53 (0.82%) Solaris
17 50 (0.77%) Windows Vista
18 49 (0.76%) CentOS
19 22 (0.34%) Ubuntu
19 22 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1313 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 954 (14.78%) MVC
3 835 (12.94%) ITIL
4 520 (8.06%) CRM
5 488 (7.56%) Project Management
6 443 (6.86%) TDD
7 396 (6.14%) Scrum
8 362 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
9 352 (5.45%) Software Engineering
10 315 (4.88%) Web Development
11 299 (4.63%) Mentoring
12 261 (4.04%) SDLC
13 257 (3.98%) Service Delivery
14 250 (3.87%) ERP
15 232 (3.59%) OO
16 231 (3.58%) PRINCE2
17 222 (3.44%) Presales
18 220 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
19 195 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
20 190 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1803 (27.94%) SQL
2 1749 (27.10%) C#
3 931 (14.43%) JavaScript
4 465 (7.20%) T-SQL
5 436 (6.76%) PowerShell
6 229 (3.55%) C++
7 206 (3.19%) Python
8 203 (3.15%) VB.NET
9 192 (2.97%) Java
10 166 (2.57%) C
11 92 (1.43%) VB
12 84 (1.30%) PHP
13 74 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 70 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 68 (1.05%) VBScript
16 63 (0.98%) Perl
17 57 (0.88%) Ruby
18 44 (0.68%) VBA
19 41 (0.64%) TypeScript
20 31 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 948 (14.69%) Degree
2 829 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 389 (6.03%) MCSE
4 329 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
5 316 (4.90%) Security Cleared
6 278 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 262 (4.06%) CCNA
8 259 (4.01%) MCSA
9 230 (3.56%) SC Cleared
10 202 (3.13%) MCP
11 194 (3.01%) MCITP
12 108 (1.67%) MCTS
13 98 (1.52%) CISSP
13 98 (1.52%) ISEB
14 95 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
15 91 (1.41%) CCNP
15 91 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
16 85 (1.32%) CCA
17 70 (1.08%) A+ Certification
18 63 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (6.48%) SLA
2 251 (3.89%) QA
3 88 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 43 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 32 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.29%) ISO22301
8 18 (0.28%) GAMP
9 13 (0.20%) COBIT
10 11 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 9 (0.14%) HL7
12 8 (0.12%) ISO27002
13 6 (0.093%) DICOM
13 6 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.077%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.062%) P3O
15 4 (0.062%) WAI
15 4 (0.062%) WCAG
16 3 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1487 (23.04%) Active Directory
2 946 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 622 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 271 (4.20%) vSphere
5 237 (3.67%) XenApp
6 119 (1.84%) VMware ESX
7 108 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 91 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
9 86 (1.33%) XenDesktop
10 85 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
11 63 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 59 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
13 55 (0.85%) Terminal Services
14 51 (0.79%) vCloud
15 50 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
16 42 (0.65%) IMail Server
17 40 (0.62%) Firmware
18 33 (0.51%) Docker
18 33 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
19 28 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 306 (4.74%) SCCM
2 136 (2.11%) SCOM
3 89 (1.38%) WSUS
4 81 (1.26%) Backup Exec
5 71 (1.10%) Puppet
6 56 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 53 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 52 (0.81%) SCVMM
9 34 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 33 (0.51%) NetBackup
11 31 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
12 27 (0.42%) AirWatch
12 27 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
13 25 (0.39%) Ansible
13 25 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
14 24 (0.37%) Nagios
15 23 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 18 (0.28%) SCSM
17 17 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
18 15 (0.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1399 (21.68%) VMware
2 830 (12.86%) Cisco
3 572 (8.86%) Citrix
4 445 (6.89%) Oracle
5 380 (5.89%) HP
6 198 (3.07%) SAP
7 181 (2.80%) NetApp
8 159 (2.46%) IBM
9 134 (2.08%) Dell
10 124 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 120 (1.86%) Symantec
12 113 (1.75%) Sophos
13 98 (1.52%) EMC
14 92 (1.43%) Apple
15 87 (1.35%) SolarWinds
16 81 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
17 79 (1.22%) CheckPoint
18 75 (1.16%) Juniper
19 68 (1.05%) Avaya
20 65 (1.01%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: Circa £28-32k negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Addlestone, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +bonus (10%), health, pension, train
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £21,500 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 2 days remote work
Posted: 14 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + career progression
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 32-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago