The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Microsoft Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Specialist
UK
Rank 834 919 923
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 10 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.010% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 16
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £39,398
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +26.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,791 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,396 £35,875
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +12.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Microsoft Specialist in the job title.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist within the UK.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Specialist
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
England +88 10 £40,000 -20.00% 5
South East +66 7 £65,000 +60.90% 1
Leeds - 3 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £29,500 -
Reading - 2 £29,500 -

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Microsoft Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Microsoft Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Software Licensing
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (29.41%) Presales
3 5 (29.41%) Business Development
4 4 (23.53%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) MCP
5 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (11.76%) X++
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) MOS
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) MS Office
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (5.88%) B2B
7 1 (5.88%) Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Licensing
2 5 (29.41%) Business Development
2 5 (29.41%) Presales
3 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (23.53%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) E-Discovery
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) X++
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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