Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2,044 2,037 2,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.61% 16.76% 16.10%
As % of the Vendors category 45.82% 41.04% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,490 1,736 1,790
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,975 £22,375 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 4,461 4,964 5,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.98% 40.85% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,168 3,934 4,294
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,850 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +4 844 £43,500 +4.82% 119
Cambridgeshire +9 466 £45,000 +5.88% 94
Essex +2 257 £38,500 -11.49% 82
Bedfordshire +3 249 £42,500 - 56
Suffolk +3 141 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Norfolk +4 85 £37,500 +7.14% 24
East Anglia +3 1 - - 36
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 784 (38.36%) Windows
2 603 (29.50%) SQL Server
3 562 (27.50%) SQL
4 499 (24.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 474 (23.19%) Active Directory
6 455 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
7 453 (22.16%) .NET
8 446 (21.82%) C#
9 380 (18.59%) VMware
10 338 (16.54%) Windows Server
11 309 (15.12%) Office 365
12 305 (14.92%) Microsoft Office
13 298 (14.58%) Firewall
14 286 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
15 277 (13.55%) Finance
16 268 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
17 254 (12.43%) JavaScript
18 252 (12.33%) ASP.NET
19 245 (11.99%) PowerShell
20 239 (11.69%) Degree
21 228 (11.15%) DNS
22 223 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
23 222 (10.86%) ITIL
24 218 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
25 216 (10.57%) HTML
26 209 (10.23%) MVC
27 203 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
28 200 (9.78%) Project Management
29 194 (9.49%) Windows 7
29 194 (9.49%) Software Engineering

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
1 177 (8.66%) MS Exchange
2 123 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 68 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 56 (2.74%) IIS
5 45 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (1.71%) Confluence
8 29 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (1.17%) Apache
10 23 (1.13%) JBoss
10 23 (1.13%) OpenStack
11 18 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.78%) CMS
13 15 (0.73%) Apache Spark
14 14 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 14 (0.68%) Traefik
15 12 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 305 (14.92%) Microsoft Office
2 153 (7.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
4 59 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.098%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.098%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 100 (4.89%) Dynamics AX
2 78 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 13 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
6 12 (0.59%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.39%) Sage 200
8 7 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.20%) BPCS
10 3 (0.15%) Primavera
11 2 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.098%) HFM
11 2 (0.098%) Lawson
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.098%) Sage 50
11 2 (0.098%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.098%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 499 (24.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 309 (15.12%) Office 365
3 155 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (4.65%) SaaS
5 91 (4.45%) Dynamics 365
6 43 (2.10%) IaaS
7 41 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 39 (1.91%) PaaS
9 32 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
10 31 (1.52%) Mimecast
11 24 (1.17%) GitHub
12 23 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.64%) Google Analytics
16 11 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.54%) G Suite
16 11 (0.54%) OneDrive
17 7 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
17 7 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 298 (14.58%) Firewall
2 228 (11.15%) DNS
3 149 (7.29%) DHCP
4 142 (6.95%) TCP/IP
5 109 (5.33%) VPN
6 88 (4.31%) WAN
7 87 (4.26%) LAN
7 87 (4.26%) SAN
8 56 (2.74%) Network Security
9 49 (2.40%) Skype
10 46 (2.25%) VLAN
11 44 (2.15%) Internet
11 44 (2.15%) Wireless
12 40 (1.96%) HTTP
13 32 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
13 32 (1.57%) SSL
14 29 (1.42%) VoIP
15 27 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
15 27 (1.32%) Wireshark
16 25 (1.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 172 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 162 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
4 128 (6.26%) Power BI
5 104 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 69 (3.38%) MySQL
7 51 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 46 (2.25%) Big Data
9 42 (2.05%) NoSQL
10 38 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (1.81%) Relational Database
12 32 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 31 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
14 28 (1.37%) MongoDB
15 23 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 23 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (0.93%) Data Lake
17 19 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 130 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 92 (4.50%) JIRA
3 63 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (2.84%) Git (software)
5 49 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 44 (2.15%) NUnit
7 43 (2.10%) Selenium
8 36 (1.76%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
10 22 (1.08%) SpecFlow
11 21 (1.03%) Ant
11 21 (1.03%) MSTest
12 19 (0.93%) Subversion
13 18 (0.88%) Maven
14 15 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (0.73%) WatiN
15 13 (0.64%) Hudson
16 12 (0.59%) Bitbucket
16 12 (0.59%) Gradle
17 11 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 277 (13.55%) Finance
2 192 (9.39%) Retail
3 65 (3.18%) Manufacturing
4 54 (2.64%) Marketing
5 48 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 38 (1.86%) Advertising
7 24 (1.17%) Games
8 23 (1.13%) Back Office
9 16 (0.78%) French Language
10 15 (0.73%) Electronics
10 15 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.64%) Banking
12 12 (0.59%) German Language
13 10 (0.49%) Legal
13 10 (0.49%) Publishing
13 10 (0.49%) Swedish Language
14 9 (0.44%) Automotive
15 6 (0.29%) Billing
15 6 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
15 6 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 454 (22.21%) Developer
2 316 (15.46%) Analyst
3 163 (7.97%) Support Engineer
4 158 (7.73%) .NET Developer
5 142 (6.95%) C# Developer
6 122 (5.97%) IT Support
7 117 (5.72%) Consultant
8 107 (5.23%) Software Developer
9 95 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 90 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
11 89 (4.35%) Support Analyst
12 86 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
13 84 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 80 (3.91%) IT Engineer
15 76 (3.72%) IT Manager
16 74 (3.62%) Architect
17 73 (3.57%) Project Manager
18 69 (3.38%) Senior Developer
19 68 (3.33%) Software Engineer
20 66 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (22.16%) .NET
2 252 (12.33%) ASP.NET
3 216 (10.57%) HTML
4 190 (9.30%) CSS
5 145 (7.09%) AngularJS
6 121 (5.92%) Web Services
7 108 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 107 (5.23%) .NET Framework
9 78 (3.82%) jQuery
10 73 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 65 (3.18%) WPF
12 52 (2.54%) .NET Core
13 51 (2.50%) WCF
14 46 (2.25%) WinForms
15 42 (2.05%) XML
16 39 (1.91%) JSON
16 39 (1.91%) React
17 36 (1.76%) Angular 2
18 33 (1.61%) REST
19 32 (1.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 286 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
3 131 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 114 (5.58%) Management Information System
5 76 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
6 74 (3.62%) User Experience
7 60 (2.94%) Replication
8 57 (2.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 53 (2.59%) Driving Licence
10 37 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 36 (1.76%) Public Cloud
12 34 (1.66%) Client/Server
13 33 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (1.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 26 (1.27%) iPhone
16 23 (1.13%) Algorithms
16 23 (1.13%) Clustering
16 23 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
16 23 (1.13%) Mobile App
17 20 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 784 (38.36%) Windows
2 338 (16.54%) Windows Server
3 194 (9.49%) Windows 7
4 190 (9.30%) Linux
5 171 (8.37%) Windows 10
6 160 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 153 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (3.62%) Unix
9 70 (3.42%) Windows 8
10 66 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 59 (2.89%) Apple iOS
12 50 (2.45%) Android
13 43 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (1.42%) Windows XP
15 21 (1.03%) CentOS
15 21 (1.03%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.64%) AIX
16 13 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (0.49%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
3 222 (10.86%) ITIL
4 209 (10.23%) MVC
5 203 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
6 200 (9.78%) Project Management
7 194 (9.49%) Software Engineering
8 158 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 158 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 153 (7.49%) Mentoring
10 138 (6.75%) CRM
11 126 (6.16%) Analytics
12 125 (6.12%) SDLC
13 123 (6.02%) Scrum
14 122 (5.97%) ERP
15 118 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
16 112 (5.48%) ETL
17 109 (5.33%) Web Development
18 108 (5.28%) Test Automation
19 99 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 562 (27.50%) SQL
2 446 (21.82%) C#
3 254 (12.43%) JavaScript
4 245 (11.99%) PowerShell
5 162 (7.93%) T-SQL
6 126 (6.16%) Python
7 109 (5.33%) Java
8 69 (3.38%) Bash Shell
9 55 (2.69%) C++
10 50 (2.45%) C
11 46 (2.25%) VB
12 42 (2.05%) VBA
13 38 (1.86%) PHP
13 38 (1.86%) TypeScript
14 37 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 29 (1.42%) VBScript
16 22 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 16 (0.78%) Perl
17 16 (0.78%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.73%) X++
Qualifications
1 239 (11.69%) Degree
2 223 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 116 (5.68%) SSCP
4 103 (5.04%) CISSP
5 102 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
6 96 (4.70%) MCSE
7 95 (4.65%) SANS
8 77 (3.77%) CSSLP
9 69 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 67 (3.28%) GIAC
11 65 (3.18%) CompTIA Security+
12 61 (2.98%) Security Cleared
13 60 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
14 56 (2.74%) CCNA
14 56 (2.74%) CCNP
15 46 (2.25%) MCSA
16 40 (1.96%) CCIE
16 40 (1.96%) CCSP
16 40 (1.96%) GCWN
16 40 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.14%) SLA
2 64 (3.13%) QA
3 28 (1.37%) PMO
4 27 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.15%) BS7799
6 3 (0.15%) GDPR
6 3 (0.15%) GPG13
6 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.15%) WAI
7 2 (0.098%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.098%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.049%) COBIT
8 1 (0.049%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.049%) GAMP
8 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.049%) P3O
System Software
1 474 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 218 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (7.29%) Hyper-V
4 70 (3.42%) vSphere
5 59 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
5 59 (2.89%) XenApp
6 49 (2.40%) Docker
7 42 (2.05%) XenDesktop
8 28 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 26 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
12 18 (0.88%) BitLocker
13 17 (0.83%) XenServer
14 11 (0.54%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.39%) NFS
16 7 (0.34%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.34%) Xen
17 6 (0.29%) Firmware
18 5 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 126 (6.16%) SCCM
2 54 (2.64%) Puppet
3 48 (2.35%) SCOM
4 29 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 26 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 25 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (1.22%) SCVMM
7 24 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 23 (1.13%) Ansible
8 23 (1.13%) RSA Security Analytics
9 20 (0.98%) vRealize
10 18 (0.88%) vCenter Server
11 16 (0.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (0.68%) AirWatch
13 14 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 12 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
14 12 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 11 (0.54%) FortiGate
16 10 (0.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 380 (18.59%) VMware
2 171 (8.37%) Citrix
3 159 (7.78%) Cisco
4 108 (5.28%) Symantec
5 104 (5.09%) Oracle
6 90 (4.40%) HP
7 83 (4.06%) Veeam
8 73 (3.57%) IBM
9 64 (3.13%) Sophos
10 60 (2.94%) Splunk
11 56 (2.74%) Red Hat
12 43 (2.10%) SAP
13 42 (2.05%) Google
14 40 (1.96%) Apple
14 40 (1.96%) NetApp
14 40 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
15 36 (1.76%) EMC
16 31 (1.52%) Tableau
17 30 (1.47%) Dell
18 28 (1.37%) Xamarin