Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,803 2,102 2,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.81% 17.01% 16.57%
As % of the Vendors category 44.12% 41.23% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,382 1,821 1,761
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £23,888 £22,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 4,087 5,098 5,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.91% 41.25% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,027 4,046 4,051
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,150 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,093
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.87% +4.65%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +4 750 £42,500 +6.25% 121
Cambridgeshire +7 441 £45,000 +4.65% 100
Bedfordshire 0 226 £42,500 -7.61% 31
Essex +2 221 £40,000 -11.11% 51
Suffolk -1 103 £42,500 -5.56% 26
Norfolk +1 60 £37,500 +9.13% 20
East Anglia +2 1 - - 21
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 699 (38.77%) Windows
2 574 (31.84%) SQL Server
3 505 (28.01%) SQL
4 496 (27.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 478 (26.51%) Active Directory
6 444 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
7 428 (23.74%) .NET
8 403 (22.35%) VMware
9 386 (21.41%) C#
10 351 (19.47%) Windows Server
11 290 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
12 284 (15.75%) Office 365
13 272 (15.09%) JavaScript
14 260 (14.42%) Firewall
15 246 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 239 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
17 236 (13.09%) DNS
18 231 (12.81%) ASP.NET
19 227 (12.59%) Finance
20 224 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
21 220 (12.20%) HTML
22 219 (12.15%) ITIL
23 214 (11.87%) PowerShell
24 200 (11.09%) Windows Server 2008
25 198 (10.98%) CSS
25 198 (10.98%) Linux
26 195 (10.82%) Degree
27 193 (10.70%) MVC
28 189 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
29 188 (10.43%) Windows 7

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
1 168 (9.32%) MS Exchange
2 133 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 71 (3.94%) Skype for Business
4 59 (3.27%) IIS
5 41 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (1.55%) Confluence
8 24 (1.33%) JBoss
9 23 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (1.11%) CMS
11 17 (0.94%) Apache
12 16 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.78%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.67%) WildFly
16 9 (0.50%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.50%) Traefik
16 9 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 290 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (3.11%) Microsoft Project
4 49 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 39 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.50%) SPSS
7 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 74 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.50%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.44%) Sage 200
5 8 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.22%) HFM
7 4 (0.22%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.17%) Maximo
8 3 (0.17%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.17%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.055%) BPCS
10 1 (0.055%) Magento
10 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 496 (27.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 284 (15.75%) Office 365
3 154 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
4 88 (4.88%) SaaS
5 64 (3.55%) Dynamics 365
6 40 (2.22%) IaaS
7 37 (2.05%) PaaS
8 36 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (1.77%) Mimecast
10 21 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 19 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
13 18 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (0.94%) OneDrive
15 16 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (0.67%) GitHub
17 12 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 10 (0.55%) Amazon S3
19 9 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 260 (14.42%) Firewall
2 236 (13.09%) DNS
3 170 (9.43%) DHCP
4 119 (6.60%) VPN
5 117 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 99 (5.49%) LAN
7 93 (5.16%) WAN
8 59 (3.27%) VLAN
9 51 (2.83%) SAN
10 49 (2.72%) Wireless
11 46 (2.55%) Skype
12 33 (1.83%) Network Security
13 31 (1.72%) HTTP
14 28 (1.55%) Internet
14 28 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
15 26 (1.44%) VoIP
16 25 (1.39%) SSL
17 22 (1.22%) BGP
18 21 (1.16%) IP Telephony
19 20 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 154 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 140 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 117 (6.49%) Power BI
5 100 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
6 90 (4.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 55 (3.05%) MySQL
8 36 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (1.72%) NoSQL
11 30 (1.66%) Relational Database
12 25 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
13 24 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (1.05%) Big Data
17 18 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
18 17 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
19 12 (0.67%) Data Lake
19 12 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 106 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 78 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 69 (3.83%) JIRA
4 65 (3.61%) Jenkins
5 53 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (2.61%) NUnit
6 47 (2.61%) TeamCity
7 28 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (1.50%) Hudson
9 24 (1.33%) Maven
9 24 (1.33%) Selenium
10 21 (1.16%) Gradle
11 17 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 17 (0.94%) Subversion
12 15 (0.83%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.78%) MSTest
13 14 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (0.78%) WatiN
14 9 (0.50%) Ant
15 7 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 227 (12.59%) Finance
2 136 (7.54%) Retail
3 47 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 40 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.16%) Marketing
6 22 (1.22%) Advertising
7 21 (1.16%) Games
8 18 (1.00%) Back Office
9 17 (0.94%) Banking
9 17 (0.94%) Electronics
10 11 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.55%) French Language
11 10 (0.55%) Publishing
12 8 (0.44%) Automotive
13 7 (0.39%) German Language
13 7 (0.39%) Legal
14 6 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
14 6 (0.33%) Swedish Language
15 5 (0.28%) Local Government
16 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 432 (23.96%) Developer
2 320 (17.75%) Analyst
3 153 (8.49%) Support Engineer
4 149 (8.26%) .NET Developer
5 139 (7.71%) C# Developer
6 118 (6.54%) IT Support
7 103 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 98 (5.44%) Software Developer
9 91 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 90 (4.99%) 2nd Line Support
11 85 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 75 (4.16%) IT Engineer
13 71 (3.94%) Senior Developer
14 62 (3.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 62 (3.44%) Architect
14 62 (3.44%) IT Manager
15 61 (3.38%) Administrator
15 61 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 60 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
17 59 (3.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (23.74%) .NET
2 231 (12.81%) ASP.NET
3 220 (12.20%) HTML
4 198 (10.98%) CSS
5 138 (7.65%) AngularJS
6 94 (5.21%) Web Services
7 90 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (4.99%) jQuery
8 77 (4.27%) .NET Framework
9 70 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 49 (2.72%) .NET Core
11 46 (2.55%) WPF
12 38 (2.11%) WinForms
13 36 (2.00%) WCF
14 34 (1.89%) JSON
14 34 (1.89%) React
15 32 (1.77%) HTML5
15 32 (1.77%) REST
15 32 (1.77%) RESTful
16 31 (1.72%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 224 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
3 115 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 73 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 62 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
6 48 (2.66%) User Experience
7 47 (2.61%) Replication
8 46 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 34 (1.89%) Driving Licence
11 31 (1.72%) Public Cloud
12 24 (1.33%) Algorithms
13 21 (1.16%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 19 (1.05%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
17 15 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
17 15 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
18 14 (0.78%) iPhone
19 13 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 699 (38.77%) Windows
2 351 (19.47%) Windows Server
3 200 (11.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 198 (10.98%) Linux
5 189 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 188 (10.43%) Windows 7
7 149 (8.26%) Windows 10
8 76 (4.22%) Windows 8
9 42 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 40 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 39 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (1.83%) Android
13 25 (1.39%) CentOS
13 25 (1.39%) Ubuntu
14 20 (1.11%) Unix
15 17 (0.94%) AIX
16 13 (0.72%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
17 11 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
3 219 (12.15%) ITIL
4 193 (10.70%) MVC
5 183 (10.15%) Project Management
6 177 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
7 149 (8.26%) Software Engineering
8 136 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 129 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 125 (6.93%) SDLC
11 122 (6.77%) CRM
11 122 (6.77%) Mentoring
12 120 (6.66%) Scrum
13 110 (6.10%) Web Development
14 95 (5.27%) TDD
15 93 (5.16%) ETL
16 92 (5.10%) PRINCE2
17 87 (4.83%) DevOps
17 87 (4.83%) Migration
17 87 (4.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 505 (28.01%) SQL
2 386 (21.41%) C#
3 272 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 214 (11.87%) PowerShell
5 127 (7.04%) T-SQL
6 103 (5.71%) Python
7 87 (4.83%) Java
8 72 (3.99%) Bash Shell
9 46 (2.55%) VB
10 42 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 41 (2.27%) TypeScript
12 40 (2.22%) C
13 36 (2.00%) C++
13 36 (2.00%) PHP
13 36 (2.00%) VBA
13 36 (2.00%) VBScript
14 21 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 21 (1.16%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 195 (10.82%) Degree
2 178 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (3.27%) MCSE
5 58 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 53 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 53 (2.94%) MCP
6 53 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 44 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 41 (2.27%) SSCP
9 40 (2.22%) CCNA
10 38 (2.11%) ISEB
10 38 (2.11%) ISTQB
11 36 (2.00%) MCSA
12 35 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
13 29 (1.61%) CISSP
14 28 (1.55%) CCNP
15 24 (1.33%) SANS
16 21 (1.16%) CCIE
16 21 (1.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (6.82%) SLA
2 58 (3.22%) QA
3 25 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.83%) PMO
6 9 (0.50%) GDPR
7 5 (0.28%) WAI
8 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.17%) GPG13
9 3 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.17%) RMADS
10 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.055%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.055%) P3O
System Software
1 478 (26.51%) Active Directory
2 246 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 69 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
5 68 (3.77%) Docker
6 66 (3.66%) vSphere
7 43 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 38 (2.11%) XenApp
9 26 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
11 23 (1.28%) Terminal Server
12 20 (1.11%) BitLocker
13 19 (1.05%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.67%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.61%) XenServer
16 7 (0.39%) VMware NSX
17 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.33%) vCloud
17 6 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 159 (8.82%) SCCM
2 63 (3.49%) SCOM
3 56 (3.11%) Puppet
4 42 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 35 (1.94%) Ansible
6 33 (1.83%) vRealize
7 30 (1.66%) Backup Exec
7 30 (1.66%) SCVMM
8 25 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (1.33%) vCenter Server
10 23 (1.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 22 (1.22%) Terraform
12 21 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
13 20 (1.11%) AirWatch
14 17 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
16 15 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
16 15 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
17 14 (0.78%) PowerCLI
18 11 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 403 (22.35%) VMware
2 184 (10.21%) Citrix
3 154 (8.54%) Cisco
4 144 (7.99%) Oracle
5 95 (5.27%) HP
6 86 (4.77%) Veeam
7 67 (3.72%) IBM
8 61 (3.38%) Symantec
9 51 (2.83%) NetApp
10 46 (2.55%) Red Hat
11 45 (2.50%) Sophos
12 43 (2.38%) Splunk
13 41 (2.27%) SAP
14 32 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.66%) Dell
16 29 (1.61%) Google
17 28 (1.55%) Tableau
17 28 (1.55%) Xamarin
18 27 (1.50%) Apple
19 26 (1.44%) 3PAR