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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Specialist
UK
Rank 840 917 928
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 6 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.016% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 22
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £39,398
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +26.91%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,805 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.32% -3.41%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
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 £41,500 £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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Microsoft Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Specialist
Top 7 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 23 February 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 +79 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South East +48 3 £55,000 +78.62% 1
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
London +73 1 - -
Surrey +37 1 £55,000 +78.62% 1

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Business Development
2 6 (37.50%) Software Licensing
2 6 (37.50%) Presales
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Licensing
3 4 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (25.00%) MCP
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (12.50%) X++
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Banking
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET

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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Portal
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Power BI
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Development
1 6 (37.50%) Presales
1 6 (37.50%) Software Licensing
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Case Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) E-Discovery
4 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Process Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) X++
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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