Period
to 25 November 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 381 1,334 1,988
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 19.24% 19.83% 19.90%
As % of the Vendors category 46.58% 41.57% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 419 1,038 1,578
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 818 3,209 4,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.31% 47.71% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 651 2,206 3,110
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,625 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the East of England

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in the East of England.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the East of England

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the East of England

Microsoft
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +2 116 £50,000 +17.65% 31
Cambridgeshire -3 99 £43,750 +6.06% 35
Hertfordshire -1 83 £47,500 +5.56% 61
Bedfordshire +1 64 £47,500 -1.81% 14
Norfolk +4 19 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Suffolk -8 8 £35,000 -26.32% 8
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 152 (39.90%) Windows
2 141 (37.01%) Azure
3 121 (31.76%) Active Directory
4 119 (31.23%) Office 365
5 82 (21.52%) SQL
6 76 (19.95%) Windows Server
7 73 (19.16%) C#
8 67 (17.59%) Degree
9 66 (17.32%) SQL Server
10 65 (17.06%) .NET
11 64 (16.80%) VMware
12 55 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (13.91%) ITIL
14 50 (13.12%) AWS
14 50 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
15 47 (12.34%) JavaScript
16 45 (11.81%) MS Exchange
16 45 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (11.55%) Finance
18 42 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
18 42 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
19 41 (10.76%) PowerShell
20 40 (10.50%) DevOps
21 39 (10.24%) Windows 10
22 38 (9.97%) SLA
22 38 (9.97%) Cisco
23 37 (9.71%) Firewall
24 36 (9.45%) CSS
24 36 (9.45%) SCCM
25 35 (9.19%) MVC

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 45 (11.81%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.66%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.15%) IIS
4 11 (2.89%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.62%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (2.62%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.62%) Luigi
6 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.79%) Camtasia
3 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.52%) SPSS
5 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.05%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 141 (37.01%) Azure
2 119 (31.23%) Office 365
3 50 (13.12%) AWS
4 23 (6.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (5.77%) Power Platform
6 21 (5.51%) SaaS
7 13 (3.41%) Mimecast
7 13 (3.41%) OneDrive
8 11 (2.89%) IaaS
9 10 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (2.62%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (2.62%) Logic Apps
9 10 (2.62%) PaaS
10 7 (1.84%) npm
11 6 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.57%) GCP
12 3 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.79%) Serverless
13 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.71%) Firewall
2 30 (7.87%) DNS
3 24 (6.30%) Skype
4 23 (6.04%) DHCP
5 22 (5.77%) LAN
5 22 (5.77%) VPN
6 20 (5.25%) WAN
7 17 (4.46%) VoIP
8 16 (4.20%) TCP/IP
9 15 (3.94%) Wireless
10 14 (3.67%) VLAN
11 13 (3.41%) Internet
12 12 (3.15%) SAN
13 10 (2.62%) Unified Communications
13 10 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (2.36%) WLAN
15 6 (1.57%) NetScaler
15 6 (1.57%) Network Security
16 4 (1.05%) Cisco Wireless
16 4 (1.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (5.51%) MySQL
4 18 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.20%) Power BI
7 12 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.62%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.62%) Azkaban
9 10 (2.62%) Big Data
9 10 (2.62%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.36%) Redis
11 4 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.05%) SQLite
12 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.20%) JIRA
2 16 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.84%) webpack
6 5 (1.31%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.31%) NUnit
7 3 (0.79%) Redmine
8 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.52%) Subversion
8 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.26%) Clang
9 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.26%) GCC
9 1 (0.26%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 44 (11.55%) Finance
2 16 (4.20%) Public Sector
3 15 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.41%) Publishing
5 9 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.10%) Law
7 7 (1.84%) Games
8 6 (1.57%) Electronics
8 6 (1.57%) Marketing
8 6 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.31%) Legal
10 4 (1.05%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.05%) Retail
10 4 (1.05%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.79%) Banking
11 3 (0.79%) French Language
11 3 (0.79%) German Language
11 3 (0.79%) Local Government
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 72 (18.90%) Developer
2 48 (12.60%) Analyst
3 47 (12.34%) Support Engineer
4 33 (8.66%) .NET Developer
5 29 (7.61%) IT Support
6 24 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (5.51%) Administrator
8 21 (5.51%) C# Developer
9 20 (5.25%) Consultant
10 19 (4.99%) Architect
10 19 (4.99%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.46%) Azure Engineer
12 16 (4.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 16 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.20%) Support Analyst
13 15 (3.94%) IT Engineer
14 13 (3.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 13 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (17.06%) .NET
2 36 (9.45%) CSS
3 34 (8.92%) ASP.NET
4 30 (7.87%) HTML
5 23 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (5.25%) AngularJS
7 17 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (4.20%) jQuery
9 15 (3.94%) Node.js
10 13 (3.41%) React
11 10 (2.62%) Kafka
11 10 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (2.62%) Spark Streaming
12 9 (2.36%) .NET Framework
12 9 (2.36%) Web Services
13 8 (2.10%) .NET Core
13 8 (2.10%) XML
14 7 (1.84%) Express
14 7 (1.84%) LESS
14 7 (1.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.99%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.20%) User Experience
6 15 (3.94%) Cloud Native
7 11 (2.89%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.62%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.57%) Blog
10 5 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.31%) Replication
11 4 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.05%) FMCG
11 4 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.79%) Clustering
12 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.79%) PKI
12 3 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 152 (39.90%) Windows
2 76 (19.95%) Windows Server
3 39 (10.24%) Windows 10
4 29 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (7.09%) Windows 7
6 26 (6.82%) Linux
7 22 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (5.25%) Windows Server 2016
9 18 (4.72%) Android
9 18 (4.72%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.10%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.52%) Unix
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
14 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.91%) ITIL
3 50 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (10.50%) DevOps
5 35 (9.19%) MVC
6 33 (8.66%) Project Management
7 30 (7.87%) Migration
8 29 (7.61%) OO
9 28 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 27 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (6.82%) Computer Science
12 25 (6.56%) ERP
13 23 (6.04%) Scrum
14 20 (5.25%) Software Engineering
15 19 (4.99%) ITSM
15 19 (4.99%) Service Management
16 18 (4.72%) Analytics
17 17 (4.46%) Microservices
18 16 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (21.52%) SQL
2 73 (19.16%) C#
3 47 (12.34%) JavaScript
4 41 (10.76%) PowerShell
5 25 (6.56%) Python
6 21 (5.51%) C++
7 18 (4.72%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.67%) Java
8 14 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.62%) Scala
10 9 (2.36%) PHP
11 8 (2.10%) C
12 7 (1.84%) VB
13 6 (1.57%) R
14 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.79%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.79%) Ruby
15 3 (0.79%) VBA
15 3 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (17.59%) Degree
2 42 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.15%) MCSA
5 11 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.89%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.36%) MCSE
7 8 (2.10%) CCNA
7 8 (2.10%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.57%) A+ Certification
8 6 (1.57%) HNC
8 6 (1.57%) MCDST
8 6 (1.57%) MCP
9 5 (1.31%) CCSA
9 5 (1.31%) CISSP
9 5 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.05%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.05%) CCNP
11 3 (0.79%) OSCP
11 3 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.97%) SLA
2 12 (3.15%) GDPR
3 9 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.84%) QA
5 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.05%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.52%) NCSC
7 2 (0.52%) NIST
7 2 (0.52%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 121 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 45 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.67%) Docker
5 10 (2.62%) vSphere
6 6 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.31%) XenApp
8 4 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.52%) vCloud
11 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (9.45%) SCCM
2 24 (6.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (3.67%) Terraform
4 9 (2.36%) Puppet
5 5 (1.31%) WSUS
6 3 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.52%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.26%) Consul
8 1 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (16.80%) VMware
2 38 (9.97%) Cisco
3 26 (6.82%) Citrix
4 18 (4.72%) Sophos
5 17 (4.46%) Apple
5 17 (4.46%) Oracle
6 9 (2.36%) NetApp
6 9 (2.36%) SAP
6 9 (2.36%) Veeam
7 8 (2.10%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.84%) Google
9 5 (1.31%) Meraki
9 5 (1.31%) Sage
10 4 (1.05%) Juniper
10 4 (1.05%) Perforce
10 4 (1.05%) Remedy
11 3 (0.79%) Adobe
11 3 (0.79%) Cognos
11 3 (0.79%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.79%) JD Edwards