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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 906 944 937
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 9 24 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.022% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.023% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 35
Median salary £44,250 £41,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.92% -11.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,805 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Specialist
Top 13 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 28 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
England +35 9 £44,250 +7.92% 2
London +41 3 £53,750 +7.50%
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £40,000 -
South East +26 2 £38,925 -18.05% 1
Leeds +29 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +23 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +14 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Reading - 1 £48,500 -
Southampton - 1 £29,350 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £48,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £29,350 - 1

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) MCSA
7 3 (20.00%) Replication
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (13.33%) WSUS
8 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (13.33%) MCTS
8 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
8 2 (13.33%) MCSE
8 2 (13.33%) MCP
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Finance

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MOS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) Control-M
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Cognizant
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Posted: 7 days ago
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