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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1079 1144 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.63% 17.00% 19.61%
As % of the Vendors category 40.84% 39.71% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 881 993 1295
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2642 2881 3834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 43.16% 42.80% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2105 2363 3013
Median salary £45,000 £46,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.96% +3.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Hertfordshire +2 379 £46,050 +3.48% 43
Cambridgeshire -2 260 £40,000 +4.57% 36
Essex -2 166 £48,750 +9.55% 22
Bedfordshire +3 114 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Suffolk -1 114 £41,000 +9.33% 10
Norfolk +9 46 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 714 (33.98%) Windows
2 705 (33.56%) SQL Server
3 629 (29.94%) SQL
4 586 (27.89%) .NET
5 557 (26.51%) C#
6 491 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
7 437 (20.80%) Active Directory
8 377 (17.94%) Microsoft Office
9 355 (16.90%) ITIL
10 354 (16.85%) Windows Server
11 348 (16.56%) ASP.NET
12 337 (16.04%) Degree
13 317 (15.09%) HTML
14 316 (15.04%) VMware
15 314 (14.95%) Office 365
16 309 (14.71%) MVC
17 298 (14.18%) JavaScript
18 290 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
19 285 (13.56%) Finance
20 275 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
21 243 (11.57%) CSS
22 240 (11.42%) Cisco
23 238 (11.33%) MS Exchange
24 236 (11.23%) Citrix
25 211 (10.04%) AngularJS
26 210 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
27 201 (9.57%) SharePoint
28 200 (9.52%) Linux
29 198 (9.42%) Microsoft Excel
29 198 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 238 (11.33%) MS Exchange
2 201 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 98 (4.66%) IIS
3 98 (4.66%) Skype for Business
4 56 (2.67%) CMS
4 56 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (1.29%) Oracle Service Bus
8 23 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.67%) EPiServer
10 14 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (0.57%) JBoss
12 11 (0.52%) Apache
12 11 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 377 (17.94%) Microsoft Office
2 198 (9.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 74 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.38%) Camtasia
7 8 (0.38%) Snagit
8 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.19%) InDesign
9 3 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.095%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.095%) Maya
11 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.048%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 93 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 44 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.52%) SAP BPC
6 7 (0.33%) Magento
6 7 (0.33%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.29%) Primavera
8 4 (0.19%) Changepoint
8 4 (0.19%) Infor CloudSuite
8 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.19%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.19%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.14%) Data Workbench
10 2 (0.095%) Aareon QL
10 2 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.095%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.048%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 314 (14.95%) Office 365
2 275 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 175 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.00%) SaaS
5 39 (1.86%) PaaS
6 36 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (1.19%) IaaS
8 19 (0.90%) GitHub
9 15 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 13 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.62%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.52%) Amazon Glacier
12 11 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
12 11 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.48%) OneDrive
14 9 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 155 (7.38%) Firewall
2 146 (6.95%) WAN
3 140 (6.66%) DNS
4 127 (6.04%) DHCP
4 127 (6.04%) LAN
5 98 (4.66%) SAN
6 80 (3.81%) TCP/IP
7 72 (3.43%) Skype
8 66 (3.14%) VPN
8 66 (3.14%) Wireless
9 54 (2.57%) VLAN
10 41 (1.95%) VoIP
11 40 (1.90%) Internet
12 37 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
13 35 (1.67%) Network Security
13 35 (1.67%) Unified Communications
14 27 (1.29%) MPLS
15 21 (1.00%) Intranet
15 21 (1.00%) PBX
16 19 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 705 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 189 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 150 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 138 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 80 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 65 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (2.81%) MySQL
10 46 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 42 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 34 (1.62%) NoSQL
13 31 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
14 29 (1.38%) Power BI
14 29 (1.38%) QlikView
15 27 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (1.09%) Big Data
17 21 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
18 20 (0.95%) RDBMS
19 19 (0.90%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 190 (9.04%) Visual Studio
2 151 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 102 (4.85%) NUnit
4 95 (4.52%) Git (software)
5 69 (3.28%) Subversion
6 68 (3.24%) TeamCity
7 59 (2.81%) Selenium
8 40 (1.90%) Jasmine
8 40 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 39 (1.86%) JIRA
10 34 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
11 29 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 27 (1.29%) MSTest
13 26 (1.24%) Moq
14 24 (1.14%) MSBuild
15 18 (0.86%) ReSharper
16 16 (0.76%) NCrunch
16 16 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 13 (0.62%) Protractor
18 11 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 285 (13.56%) Finance
2 124 (5.90%) Advertising
3 86 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 72 (3.43%) Marketing
5 66 (3.14%) Retail
6 56 (2.67%) Legal
7 53 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.67%) Banking
9 33 (1.57%) Games
10 27 (1.29%) Electronics
11 20 (0.95%) French Language
12 18 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.76%) German Language
14 15 (0.71%) Back Office
15 12 (0.57%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.43%) Law
17 7 (0.33%) Local Government
18 6 (0.29%) Billing
18 6 (0.29%) Military
19 4 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 547 (26.04%) Developer
2 382 (18.18%) Analyst
3 253 (12.04%) .NET Developer
4 223 (10.61%) C# Developer
5 161 (7.66%) Support Engineer
6 154 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 148 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 126 (6.00%) Consultant
9 116 (5.52%) IT Support
10 110 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
11 99 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 98 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 96 (4.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 95 (4.52%) Senior Developer
15 86 (4.09%) Software Developer
16 81 (3.86%) Software Engineer
17 72 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
18 65 (3.09%) IT Analyst
19 63 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
19 63 (3.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (27.89%) .NET
2 348 (16.56%) ASP.NET
3 317 (15.09%) HTML
4 243 (11.57%) CSS
5 211 (10.04%) AngularJS
6 194 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 194 (9.23%) jQuery
7 170 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 157 (7.47%) .NET Framework
9 150 (7.14%) Web Services
10 144 (6.85%) HTML5
11 120 (5.71%) WCF
12 112 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 99 (4.71%) Entity Framework
14 83 (3.95%) CSS3
15 76 (3.62%) XML
16 67 (3.19%) JSON
17 66 (3.14%) KnockoutJS
18 64 (3.05%) LINQ
19 60 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 174 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 93 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 88 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 68 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 53 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (2.48%) User Experience
8 44 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 39 (1.86%) Blackberry
10 28 (1.33%) Driving Licence
11 22 (1.05%) Clustering
12 20 (0.95%) e-Learning
13 19 (0.90%) Blog
13 19 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
14 18 (0.86%) NHS
15 17 (0.81%) iPad
15 17 (0.81%) Replication
15 17 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.76%) Smartphone
17 15 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 714 (33.98%) Windows
2 354 (16.85%) Windows Server
3 200 (9.52%) Linux
4 198 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 181 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 169 (8.04%) Windows 7
7 100 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 95 (4.52%) Android
9 82 (3.90%) Apple iOS
10 57 (2.71%) Unix
11 54 (2.57%) Windows 8
11 54 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (1.71%) Windows XP
14 21 (1.00%) Solaris
15 17 (0.81%) Windows Vista
16 14 (0.67%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.57%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
19 5 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (16.90%) ITIL
3 309 (14.71%) MVC
4 169 (8.04%) TDD
5 166 (7.90%) Business Intelligence
6 164 (7.81%) Software Engineering
7 159 (7.57%) Project Management
8 149 (7.09%) Test Automation
9 146 (6.95%) CRM
10 135 (6.43%) SDLC
11 130 (6.19%) Web Development
12 128 (6.09%) OO
12 128 (6.09%) Scrum
13 110 (5.24%) Change Management
14 107 (5.09%) Mentoring
15 97 (4.62%) Presales
16 96 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 96 (4.57%) Waterfall
17 92 (4.38%) Unit Testing
18 85 (4.05%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 629 (29.94%) SQL
2 557 (26.51%) C#
3 298 (14.18%) JavaScript
4 159 (7.57%) T-SQL
5 139 (6.62%) PowerShell
6 116 (5.52%) Java
7 75 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 58 (2.76%) C++
9 51 (2.43%) C
10 49 (2.33%) Perl
11 45 (2.14%) VBScript
12 44 (2.09%) VB
13 39 (1.86%) PHP
14 33 (1.57%) Python
15 14 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.67%) TypeScript
16 12 (0.57%) Ruby
17 10 (0.48%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.48%) VBA
18 9 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 337 (16.04%) Degree
2 290 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 110 (5.24%) MCP
5 108 (5.14%) MCSE
6 99 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (3.86%) CCNA
8 69 (3.28%) MCSA
9 49 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 48 (2.28%) Security Cleared
11 46 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (2.09%) MCTS
13 43 (2.05%) SC Cleared
14 41 (1.95%) ISEB
15 39 (1.86%) MCITP
16 32 (1.52%) A+ Certification
17 27 (1.29%) CCNP
18 24 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
18 24 (1.14%) ISTQB
19 16 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.28%) SLA
2 93 (4.43%) QA
3 37 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.33%) PMO
5 25 (1.19%) HL7
6 24 (1.14%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.90%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.52%) GDPR
9 11 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.14%) GCP
10 3 (0.14%) GLP
10 3 (0.14%) GMP
10 3 (0.14%) GxP
11 2 (0.095%) ISO 14000
11 2 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 437 (20.80%) Active Directory
2 210 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 61 (2.90%) vSphere
5 44 (2.09%) XenApp
6 40 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 25 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 16 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (0.67%) Terminal Server
10 14 (0.67%) vCloud
11 11 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.29%) Docker
12 6 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.14%) XenServer
14 2 (0.095%) Firmware
14 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 114 (5.43%) SCCM
2 36 (1.71%) Puppet
3 29 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 26 (1.24%) SCOM
5 16 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.71%) WSUS
7 14 (0.67%) AirWatch
7 14 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (0.43%) Ansible
9 9 (0.43%) BladeLogic
9 9 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.43%) XenMobile
10 8 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.29%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 316 (15.04%) VMware
2 240 (11.42%) Cisco
3 236 (11.23%) Citrix
4 157 (7.47%) Oracle
5 96 (4.57%) HP
6 68 (3.24%) Xamarin
7 54 (2.57%) SAP
8 45 (2.14%) Veeam
9 42 (2.00%) NetApp
10 41 (1.95%) Apple
11 38 (1.81%) Juniper
11 38 (1.81%) Tableau
12 36 (1.71%) CheckPoint
12 36 (1.71%) Google
13 34 (1.62%) Computacenter
14 31 (1.48%) Aruba
15 29 (1.38%) Red Hat
16 26 (1.24%) Adobe
16 26 (1.24%) Dell
16 26 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thetford, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 5 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago