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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 905 936 931
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 6 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.026% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.027% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 24
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,545 £40,400 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,350 £41,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-28.41% -11.82%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Specialist
Top 8 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 25 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
England +34 6 £50,000 - 1
London +39 4 £50,000 -
South East +42 1 £29,350 -30.94%
Yorkshire +29 1 - -
Leeds +24 1 - -
West Yorkshire +19 1 - -
Hampshire +17 1 £29,350 -43.00%
Southampton - 1 £29,350 -

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) MCP
4 4 (30.77%) Software Licensing
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) MOS
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (7.69%) Office 365
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX

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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Licensing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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