Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2,192 2,027 2,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.72% 16.78% 17.53%
As % of the Vendors category 40.58% 40.30% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,884 1,706 2,170
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £23,716
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 5,402 5,030 6,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.66% 41.65% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,102 3,866 5,188
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -1 748 £40,000 -11.11% 79
Cambridgeshire +2 588 £42,500 +6.25% 76
Essex +6 339 £45,000 - 54
Suffolk +2 214 £47,500 +18.75% 26
Bedfordshire +1 196 £45,000 +20.00% 26
Norfolk +10 112 £33,000 -12.00% 26
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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.

1 729 (33.26%) Windows
2 693 (31.61%) SQL
3 672 (30.66%) SQL Server
4 555 (25.32%) .NET
5 542 (24.73%) C#
6 436 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
7 411 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 382 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 373 (17.02%) ITIL
10 353 (16.10%) Microsoft Office
11 352 (16.06%) Finance
12 335 (15.28%) Windows Server
13 330 (15.05%) ASP.NET
14 297 (13.55%) MVC
15 292 (13.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 275 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
17 266 (12.14%) VMware
18 265 (12.09%) JavaScript
19 260 (11.86%) Degree
20 257 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
21 243 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
22 220 (10.04%) Office 365
23 219 (9.99%) HTML
24 213 (9.72%) PowerShell
25 208 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 198 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
27 197 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
28 194 (8.85%) Microsoft Excel
29 186 (8.49%) T-SQL
30 185 (8.44%) CSS

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
1 184 (8.39%) MS Exchange
2 139 (6.34%) SharePoint
3 53 (2.42%) Skype for Business
4 51 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (2.24%) IIS
6 44 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (1.00%) Apache
10 18 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
10 18 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 16 (0.73%) CMS
13 14 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (0.55%) JBoss
15 11 (0.50%) DNN
15 11 (0.50%) Kentico
15 11 (0.50%) Umbraco
16 10 (0.46%) Mule
16 10 (0.46%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 353 (16.10%) Microsoft Office
2 194 (8.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.091%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.046%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.046%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.046%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.046%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 110 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 61 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
5 12 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.23%) BPCS
9 5 (0.23%) LabWindows
9 5 (0.23%) ResourceLink
9 5 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.18%) assyst
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.091%) Magento
13 1 (0.046%) Cerner Millennium
13 1 (0.046%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 382 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 220 (10.04%) Office 365
3 197 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (3.65%) Dynamics 365
5 74 (3.38%) SaaS
6 37 (1.69%) IaaS
7 30 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (1.32%) PaaS
9 17 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (0.50%) Boomi
14 9 (0.41%) GitHub
14 9 (0.41%) Serverless
14 9 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.36%) Mimecast
16 7 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.32%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 178 (8.12%) Firewall
2 176 (8.03%) DNS
3 144 (6.57%) TCP/IP
4 119 (5.43%) DHCP
5 109 (4.97%) WAN
6 98 (4.47%) SAN
7 97 (4.43%) Internet
8 84 (3.83%) LAN
9 80 (3.65%) VPN
10 48 (2.19%) Skype
10 48 (2.19%) Unified Communications
11 41 (1.87%) Network Security
12 39 (1.78%) VoIP
13 38 (1.73%) VLAN
14 36 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
15 34 (1.55%) NetScaler
16 31 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
17 28 (1.28%) Intranet
17 28 (1.28%) MPLS
18 26 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 672 (30.66%) SQL Server
2 208 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 182 (8.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 102 (4.65%) Power BI
6 88 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 86 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 58 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 55 (2.51%) MongoDB
11 49 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 49 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
12 45 (2.05%) NoSQL
13 37 (1.69%) Big Data
13 37 (1.69%) MS Access
13 37 (1.69%) MySQL
13 37 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.55%) GIS
15 32 (1.46%) OLAP
16 31 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 115 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 98 (4.47%) Visual Studio
3 88 (4.01%) Git (software)
4 65 (2.97%) JIRA
5 61 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 54 (2.46%) NUnit
7 43 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 36 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 36 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 35 (1.60%) Subversion
10 28 (1.28%) Selenium
11 22 (1.00%) MSTest
12 21 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 20 (0.91%) Jasmine
14 14 (0.64%) SoapUI
15 12 (0.55%) MSI
16 8 (0.36%) ClearQuest
16 8 (0.36%) JMeter
16 8 (0.36%) LoadUI
16 8 (0.36%) PROIV
General
1 352 (16.06%) Finance
2 178 (8.12%) Advertising
3 131 (5.98%) Retail
4 102 (4.65%) Marketing
5 63 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 60 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.64%) Games
8 29 (1.32%) Banking
9 21 (0.96%) Electronics
10 19 (0.87%) Legal
11 11 (0.50%) French Language
12 10 (0.46%) Billing
12 10 (0.46%) Law
13 8 (0.36%) Local Government
14 7 (0.32%) Back Office
14 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.23%) German Language
16 2 (0.091%) Automotive
16 2 (0.091%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.046%) Military
Job Titles
1 604 (27.55%) Developer
2 328 (14.96%) Analyst
3 265 (12.09%) .NET Developer
4 185 (8.44%) C# Developer
5 156 (7.12%) Support Engineer
6 139 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 101 (4.61%) Administrator
8 99 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 97 (4.43%) DBA
10 95 (4.33%) Software Developer
11 94 (4.29%) Consultant
12 93 (4.24%) IT Support
13 91 (4.15%) Support Analyst
14 90 (4.11%) Senior Developer
15 87 (3.97%) SQL DBA
16 85 (3.88%) Team Leader
17 75 (3.42%) Architect
17 75 (3.42%) Windows Engineer
18 74 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
19 72 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (25.32%) .NET
2 330 (15.05%) ASP.NET
3 219 (9.99%) HTML
4 198 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 185 (8.44%) CSS
6 158 (7.21%) AngularJS
7 137 (6.25%) Web Services
8 129 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 126 (5.75%) WPF
10 117 (5.34%) jQuery
11 113 (5.16%) .NET Framework
12 100 (4.56%) WCF
13 90 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 80 (3.65%) HTML5
15 75 (3.42%) RESTful
16 74 (3.38%) KnockoutJS
17 62 (2.83%) Node.js
18 61 (2.78%) Middleware
19 52 (2.37%) REST
20 50 (2.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 257 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 138 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 114 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 108 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
6 76 (3.47%) Replication
7 71 (3.24%) Driving Licence
8 64 (2.92%) User Experience
9 46 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
10 45 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 44 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (1.69%) NHS
13 27 (1.23%) Clustering
14 24 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
15 23 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 23 (1.05%) Fat Client
15 23 (1.05%) Fintech
15 23 (1.05%) Thin Client
16 18 (0.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 16 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 729 (33.26%) Windows
2 335 (15.28%) Windows Server
3 183 (8.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 174 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 150 (6.84%) Linux
6 141 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 135 (6.16%) Windows 10
8 73 (3.33%) Unix
9 57 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 43 (1.96%) Apple iOS
11 39 (1.78%) Android
12 34 (1.55%) Mac OS X
13 27 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (1.09%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.64%) Solaris
17 4 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.14%) CentOS
18 3 (0.14%) Kali Linux
18 3 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (17.02%) ITIL
3 297 (13.55%) MVC
4 275 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
5 243 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
6 175 (7.98%) CRM
7 167 (7.62%) Project Management
8 159 (7.25%) Web Development
9 154 (7.03%) DevOps
10 140 (6.39%) OO
11 138 (6.30%) Scrum
12 135 (6.16%) TDD
13 128 (5.84%) Mentoring
14 119 (5.43%) Analytics
15 117 (5.34%) SDLC
16 108 (4.93%) Software Engineering
17 103 (4.70%) ETL
18 102 (4.65%) Mathematics
19 100 (4.56%) Service Delivery
20 99 (4.52%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 693 (31.61%) SQL
2 542 (24.73%) C#
3 265 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 213 (9.72%) PowerShell
5 186 (8.49%) T-SQL
6 98 (4.47%) C
7 69 (3.15%) Java
8 58 (2.65%) Python
9 53 (2.42%) VBA
10 33 (1.51%) Ruby
11 30 (1.37%) F#
12 27 (1.23%) VB
13 26 (1.19%) C++
14 23 (1.05%) VB.NET
15 19 (0.87%) PHP
16 16 (0.73%) TypeScript
17 14 (0.64%) Delphi
17 14 (0.64%) X++
18 13 (0.59%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 292 (13.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 260 (11.86%) Degree
3 120 (5.47%) MCSE
4 69 (3.15%) MCITP
5 68 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (2.74%) MCP
7 49 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 46 (2.10%) Security Cleared
9 45 (2.05%) CCNA
10 43 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 42 (1.92%) MCSA
12 38 (1.73%) SSCP
13 37 (1.69%) CCNP
13 37 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 35 (1.60%) A+ Certification
15 33 (1.51%) CISSP
16 31 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 31 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
17 28 (1.28%) CSSLP
17 28 (1.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (6.71%) SLA
2 65 (2.97%) QA
3 59 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.73%) GDPR
5 27 (1.23%) PMO
6 15 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.50%) GCP
9 10 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.046%) MiFID
System Software
1 411 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 184 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (6.20%) Hyper-V
4 62 (2.83%) XenApp
5 55 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (2.19%) vSphere
7 39 (1.78%) Docker
8 37 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 23 (1.05%) Terminal Services
10 19 (0.87%) XenServer
11 18 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.64%) Xen
13 13 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.32%) NFS
16 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.18%) BitLocker
17 4 (0.18%) Firmware
17 4 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 107 (4.88%) SCCM
2 55 (2.51%) Puppet
3 42 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.92%) WSUS
4 30 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 30 (1.37%) Kibana
5 27 (1.23%) Ansible
6 24 (1.09%) SCOM
7 20 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 19 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 19 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 18 (0.82%) FortiGate
10 15 (0.68%) RSA Security Analytics
11 14 (0.64%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.50%) Terraform
13 10 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.41%) Kubernetes
14 9 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
16 6 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 266 (12.14%) VMware
2 179 (8.17%) Citrix
3 164 (7.48%) Oracle
4 138 (6.30%) Cisco
5 95 (4.33%) HP
6 52 (2.37%) SAP
7 51 (2.33%) IBM
8 49 (2.24%) Symantec
9 47 (2.14%) Google
10 41 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 39 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
12 37 (1.69%) Apple
13 36 (1.64%) NetApp
14 34 (1.55%) Xamarin
15 27 (1.23%) Dell
15 27 (1.23%) WorldPay
16 26 (1.19%) Splunk
17 24 (1.09%) CheckPoint
17 24 (1.09%) Cognos
17 24 (1.09%) EMC