Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2083 2116 2579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.28% 16.02% 16.91%
As % of the Vendors category 41.64% 38.21% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1762 1839 2149
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,525 £23,716 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +4.71% +3.03% +3.13%

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 5002 5538 6767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.49% 41.92% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 4408 5435
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 0 825 £42,500 - 41
Cambridgeshire -1 539 £42,500 +6.25% 51
Essex +7 299 £42,500 -5.56% 17
Bedfordshire +4 196 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Suffolk -1 136 £41,250 -2.94% 9
Norfolk +13 90 £35,000 - 12
East Anglia - 2 £70,000 -
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 741 (35.57%) Windows
2 669 (32.12%) SQL Server
3 647 (31.06%) SQL
4 614 (29.48%) C#
5 587 (28.18%) .NET
6 439 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
7 420 (20.16%) Active Directory
8 394 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
9 366 (17.57%) ASP.NET
10 345 (16.56%) Windows Server
11 341 (16.37%) Finance
12 333 (15.99%) JavaScript
13 310 (14.88%) HTML
14 307 (14.74%) Degree
15 302 (14.50%) MVC
16 300 (14.40%) VMware
17 289 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 278 (13.35%) Office 365
19 256 (12.29%) AngularJS
20 252 (12.10%) ITIL
21 248 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification
22 247 (11.86%) CSS
23 243 (11.67%) Cisco
24 226 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
25 218 (10.47%) MS Exchange
26 211 (10.13%) T-SQL
27 200 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
28 196 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
29 187 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
29 187 (8.98%) Citrix

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
1 218 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 102 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 83 (3.98%) IIS
4 71 (3.41%) Skype for Business
5 52 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 38 (1.82%) CMS
8 28 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.53%) NetWeaver
12 11 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
12 11 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.43%) SAS
14 8 (0.38%) Apache
14 8 (0.38%) Confluence
14 8 (0.38%) JBoss
15 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.29%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 394 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
2 151 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (3.22%) MS Visio
4 33 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
4 33 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
5 27 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) SPSS
9 2 (0.096%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 67 (3.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 56 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 48 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.62%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.53%) SAP BPC
6 10 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.43%) Sage 200
8 8 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
9 7 (0.34%) assyst
9 7 (0.34%) LabWindows
9 7 (0.34%) Primavera
10 6 (0.29%) Infor CloudSuite
10 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.19%) BPCS
12 4 (0.19%) SAP SRM
13 2 (0.096%) FastStats
14 1 (0.048%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 289 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 278 (13.35%) Office 365
3 130 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (3.50%) SaaS
5 49 (2.35%) PaaS
6 48 (2.30%) IaaS
7 30 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (0.67%) npm
11 13 (0.62%) G Suite
11 13 (0.62%) Mimecast
12 12 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.38%) FinancialForce
14 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.29%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.24%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 178 (8.55%) Firewall
2 147 (7.06%) DNS
3 132 (6.34%) SAN
4 130 (6.24%) WAN
5 115 (5.52%) LAN
6 106 (5.09%) DHCP
7 91 (4.37%) VPN
8 85 (4.08%) TCP/IP
9 68 (3.26%) VoIP
10 62 (2.98%) Skype
11 44 (2.11%) Wireless
12 43 (2.06%) Internet
13 40 (1.92%) Unified Communications
14 32 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
15 30 (1.44%) MPLS
16 28 (1.34%) SSL
16 28 (1.34%) VLAN
17 23 (1.10%) PBX
18 20 (0.96%) Network Security
19 17 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 669 (32.12%) SQL Server
2 165 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 78 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 74 (3.55%) MySQL
7 71 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 68 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 63 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 62 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
10 62 (2.98%) SQL Server 2016
11 52 (2.50%) Power BI
12 36 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (1.58%) MongoDB
14 26 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
15 25 (1.20%) MS Access
16 23 (1.10%) OLAP
17 22 (1.06%) OLTP
18 19 (0.91%) Big Data
18 19 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 148 (7.11%) Visual Studio
2 134 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 87 (4.18%) Git (software)
4 65 (3.12%) NUnit
5 54 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 36 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 35 (1.68%) Subversion
8 31 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 27 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 22 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
11 21 (1.01%) Jasmine
12 18 (0.86%) Moq
12 18 (0.86%) Selenium
12 18 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 16 (0.77%) MSTest
14 15 (0.72%) webpack
15 13 (0.62%) JIRA
15 13 (0.62%) MSBuild
15 13 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 341 (16.37%) Finance
2 139 (6.67%) Advertising
3 117 (5.62%) Marketing
4 109 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 108 (5.18%) Retail
6 107 (5.14%) Manufacturing
7 61 (2.93%) Electronics
8 51 (2.45%) Games
9 30 (1.44%) Legal
10 23 (1.10%) Back Office
11 22 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.91%) Military
13 16 (0.77%) German Language
14 14 (0.67%) Publishing
15 12 (0.58%) Banking
15 12 (0.58%) Billing
16 9 (0.43%) Automotive
16 9 (0.43%) French Language
17 6 (0.29%) Dutch Language
18 4 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 601 (28.85%) Developer
2 331 (15.89%) Analyst
3 253 (12.15%) C# Developer
4 242 (11.62%) .NET Developer
5 214 (10.27%) Support Engineer
6 161 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 123 (5.90%) IT Support
8 120 (5.76%) Consultant
9 106 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 105 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
11 99 (4.75%) Software Developer
12 95 (4.56%) Support Analyst
13 88 (4.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 86 (4.13%) Architect
14 86 (4.13%) Software Engineer
15 84 (4.03%) IT Engineer
16 81 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
17 79 (3.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 79 (3.79%) Web Developer
18 78 (3.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (28.18%) .NET
2 366 (17.57%) ASP.NET
3 310 (14.88%) HTML
4 256 (12.29%) AngularJS
5 247 (11.86%) CSS
6 187 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 184 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 180 (8.64%) jQuery
9 170 (8.16%) Web Services
10 129 (6.19%) .NET Framework
11 112 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 107 (5.14%) RESTful
12 107 (5.14%) WCF
13 104 (4.99%) HTML5
14 82 (3.94%) REST
14 82 (3.94%) XML
15 74 (3.55%) Node.js
16 72 (3.46%) WPF
17 70 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
18 68 (3.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 196 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 74 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 66 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 55 (2.64%) User Experience
7 48 (2.30%) Driving Licence
8 43 (2.06%) Client/Server
9 40 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 37 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (1.58%) Virtual Team
12 28 (1.34%) Replication
13 22 (1.06%) Fintech
14 21 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 20 (0.96%) Blog
15 20 (0.96%) iPhone
16 19 (0.91%) Smartphone
17 17 (0.82%) Blackberry
17 17 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
18 16 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 741 (35.57%) Windows
2 345 (16.56%) Windows Server
3 145 (6.96%) Linux
4 142 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 138 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 136 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (5.81%) Windows 10
8 65 (3.12%) Apple iOS
9 62 (2.98%) Unix
10 57 (2.74%) Android
11 38 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 38 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 28 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 13 (0.62%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.58%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.48%) CentOS
19 7 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (14.50%) MVC
3 252 (12.10%) ITIL
4 226 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
5 176 (8.45%) Software Engineering
6 167 (8.02%) Scrum
7 166 (7.97%) Project Management
8 144 (6.91%) Web Development
9 142 (6.82%) TDD
10 135 (6.48%) OO
11 126 (6.05%) Mentoring
12 114 (5.47%) Unit Testing
13 111 (5.33%) SDLC
14 103 (4.94%) Change Management
15 98 (4.70%) CRM
16 95 (4.56%) Migration
17 90 (4.32%) Test Automation
18 89 (4.27%) ERP
19 85 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
20 83 (3.98%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 647 (31.06%) SQL
2 614 (29.48%) C#
3 333 (15.99%) JavaScript
4 211 (10.13%) T-SQL
5 164 (7.87%) PowerShell
6 95 (4.56%) Java
7 88 (4.22%) C++
8 83 (3.98%) C
9 42 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 38 (1.82%) VB
11 34 (1.63%) Python
12 31 (1.49%) TypeScript
13 29 (1.39%) VBScript
14 28 (1.34%) PHP
14 28 (1.34%) VBA
15 27 (1.30%) Ruby
16 25 (1.20%) F#
17 20 (0.96%) Objective-C
18 19 (0.91%) Perl
19 15 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 307 (14.74%) Degree
2 248 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 91 (4.37%) MCP
6 87 (4.18%) MCSE
7 74 (3.55%) CCNA
8 51 (2.45%) MCSA
9 44 (2.11%) A+ Certification
10 42 (2.02%) MCITP
11 40 (1.92%) Security Cleared
12 34 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (1.34%) MCTS
13 28 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
14 26 (1.25%) CISSP
15 25 (1.20%) CISM
15 25 (1.20%) SC Cleared
16 24 (1.15%) CISA
16 24 (1.15%) ISEB
17 21 (1.01%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (6.19%) SLA
2 56 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (2.30%) QA
4 28 (1.34%) PMO
5 25 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.43%) GxP
9 6 (0.29%) GAMP
9 6 (0.29%) GDPR
9 6 (0.29%) HL7
10 4 (0.19%) GMP
10 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.19%) RosettaNet
11 3 (0.14%) GCP
11 3 (0.14%) GLP
12 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.048%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 420 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 200 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (7.11%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.07%) vSphere
5 42 (2.02%) XenApp
6 29 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 16 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.58%) Docker
10 9 (0.43%) Terminal Server
10 9 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.34%) Xen
13 6 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.19%) XenServer
16 2 (0.096%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.096%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.096%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 70 (3.36%) SCCM
2 45 (2.16%) WSUS
3 24 (1.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 24 (1.15%) Puppet
4 23 (1.10%) Kibana
5 18 (0.86%) Ansible
6 16 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 15 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (0.62%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (0.53%) SCOM
11 9 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.34%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.29%) XenMobile
14 5 (0.24%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.24%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 300 (14.40%) VMware
2 243 (11.67%) Cisco
3 187 (8.98%) Citrix
4 131 (6.29%) Oracle
5 109 (5.23%) SAP
6 98 (4.70%) HP
7 48 (2.30%) IBM
7 48 (2.30%) NetApp
8 47 (2.26%) Symantec
9 43 (2.06%) Google
10 40 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (1.82%) Apple
12 30 (1.44%) Veeam
13 29 (1.39%) Xamarin
14 27 (1.30%) Dell
15 25 (1.20%) CheckPoint
16 24 (1.15%) Adobe
16 24 (1.15%) Juniper
16 24 (1.15%) Sage
17 22 (1.06%) JD Edwards