The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Specialist
Rank 919 905 913
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 16 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.031% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 8
Average salary £48,750 £39,398 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.73% -31.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,791 £31,650 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £40,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,791 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.02% -30.00%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 16 £48,750 +23.73% 3
South East - 10 £30,791 - 1
Surrey - 10 £30,791 -
Farnham - 6 £30,791 -
London +6 5 £71,500 +81.48%
West Midlands -14 1 £36,819 -43.35%
Worcester - 1 £36,819 -
Worcestershire - 1 £36,819 -

Microsoft Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Specialist in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) SCCM
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
7 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 9 (28.13%) Skype for Business
9 8 (25.00%) Office 365
9 8 (25.00%) CRM
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
10 7 (21.88%) .NET
10 7 (21.88%) MCSA
10 7 (21.88%) Web Services
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (18.75%) Line Management
11 6 (18.75%) Software Deployment
11 6 (18.75%) User Stories
11 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
11 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement

Microsoft Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (28.13%) Skype for Business
3 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
1 1 (3.13%) RTP
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
2 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
2 6 (18.75%) LINQ
2 6 (18.75%) SOAP
2 6 (18.75%) WCF
2 6 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) CRM
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Line Management
2 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 6 (18.75%) Service Management
2 6 (18.75%) Software Deployment
2 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (18.75%) User Stories
3 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.88%) MCSA
3 6 (18.75%) Degree
3 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 6 (18.75%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
2 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) SCCM
2 6 (18.75%) WSUS
3 5 (15.63%) Control-M
3 5 (15.63%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) BMC
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec
3 2 (6.25%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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