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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / East of England
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1005 1319 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.72% 18.03% 20.21%
As % of the Vendors category 40.51% 37.94% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1089 1153
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,051 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 2481 3477 3410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 41.27% 47.54% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 2730 2654
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -5 354 £45,000 +12.50% 60
Cambridgeshire +1 237 £40,000 -3.03% 46
Essex 0 168 £41,500 +18.57% 13
Bedfordshire -2 125 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Suffolk +2 77 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Norfolk -3 45 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 829 (39.63%) MS Excel
2 686 (32.79%) Windows
3 684 (32.70%) SQL Server
4 625 (29.88%) .NET
5 609 (29.11%) SQL
6 540 (25.81%) C#
7 462 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
8 373 (17.83%) Active Directory
9 349 (16.68%) MS Office
9 349 (16.68%) ITIL
10 348 (16.63%) ASP.NET
11 332 (15.87%) Windows Server
12 325 (15.54%) MVC
13 288 (13.77%) VMware
14 276 (13.19%) JavaScript
15 275 (13.15%) HTML
15 275 (13.15%) Finance
16 252 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 249 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
18 244 (11.66%) Degree
19 236 (11.28%) MS Exchange
20 230 (10.99%) Linux
21 228 (10.90%) Office 365
22 223 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
23 218 (10.42%) Cisco
24 213 (10.18%) SharePoint
25 197 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
26 196 (9.37%) CSS
27 192 (9.18%) T-SQL
27 192 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft
Top Related 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
1 236 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 213 (10.18%) SharePoint
3 117 (5.59%) IIS
4 87 (4.16%) Skype for Business
5 69 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 47 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 41 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
9 33 (1.58%) CMS
10 20 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (0.96%) Moodle
11 17 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.48%) Confluence
16 9 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 829 (39.63%) MS Excel
2 349 (16.68%) MS Office
3 104 (4.97%) MS Visio
4 82 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (1.96%) MS Project
6 8 (0.38%) Camtasia
6 8 (0.38%) Snagit
6 8 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.29%) InDesign
8 5 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.096%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.096%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.096%) Maya
11 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.048%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 114 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 41 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.81%) Magento
5 11 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.43%) SAP BPC
7 7 (0.33%) Sage 200
7 7 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.24%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.14%) Changepoint
11 2 (0.096%) Aareon QL
11 2 (0.096%) assyst
11 2 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.096%) nopCommerce
11 2 (0.096%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 252 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 228 (10.90%) Office 365
3 147 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.72%) SaaS
5 22 (1.05%) PaaS
6 20 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
8 16 (0.76%) GitHub
8 16 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 14 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 12 (0.57%) iTunes
12 11 (0.53%) IaaS
13 9 (0.43%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.38%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 141 (6.74%) Firewall
2 136 (6.50%) DNS
3 117 (5.59%) LAN
4 115 (5.50%) WAN
5 106 (5.07%) DHCP
6 72 (3.44%) SAN
7 65 (3.11%) TCP/IP
8 57 (2.72%) VPN
9 54 (2.58%) Skype
10 41 (1.96%) Internet
11 37 (1.77%) Wireless
12 36 (1.72%) VoIP
13 34 (1.63%) Network Security
13 34 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
14 33 (1.58%) Unified Communications
15 30 (1.43%) VLAN
16 28 (1.34%) Intranet
17 27 (1.29%) BGP
18 25 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
19 23 (1.10%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 684 (32.70%) SQL Server
2 153 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 140 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 128 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 61 (2.92%) Relational Database
9 50 (2.39%) MySQL
10 48 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 42 (2.01%) Power BI
12 36 (1.72%) OLAP
13 32 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
14 28 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (1.24%) DTS
15 26 (1.24%) OLTP
16 25 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
16 25 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
17 23 (1.10%) RDBMS
18 22 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 149 (7.12%) Visual Studio
2 126 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (4.68%) Selenium
4 68 (3.25%) TeamCity
5 67 (3.20%) NUnit
6 62 (2.96%) Subversion
7 55 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 55 (2.63%) JIRA
8 38 (1.82%) Jasmine
9 37 (1.77%) Jenkins
9 37 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
10 35 (1.67%) MSTest
11 34 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 21 (1.00%) Moq
13 16 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (0.76%) ReSharper
14 15 (0.72%) NCrunch
15 14 (0.67%) WebDriver
16 13 (0.62%) MSI
17 12 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 275 (13.15%) Finance
2 108 (5.16%) Advertising
3 68 (3.25%) Legal
3 68 (3.25%) Marketing
4 66 (3.15%) Retail
4 66 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 65 (3.11%) Banking
6 34 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 17 (0.81%) Games
8 15 (0.72%) French Language
9 14 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 12 (0.57%) Back Office
11 10 (0.48%) German Language
11 10 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.43%) Law
13 7 (0.33%) Electronics
13 7 (0.33%) Publishing
14 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.29%) Front Office
14 6 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 558 (26.67%) Developer
2 421 (20.12%) Analyst
3 226 (10.80%) .NET Developer
4 215 (10.28%) C# Developer
5 159 (7.60%) Support Analyst
6 136 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 123 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 110 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 102 (4.88%) Consultant
10 96 (4.59%) IT Support
11 85 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 76 (3.63%) Administrator
13 75 (3.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 75 (3.59%) Architect
13 75 (3.59%) SQL Developer
14 69 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
15 67 (3.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 66 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
17 65 (3.11%) Software Engineer
18 62 (2.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (29.88%) .NET
2 348 (16.63%) ASP.NET
3 275 (13.15%) HTML
4 223 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 196 (9.37%) CSS
6 192 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 158 (7.55%) .NET Framework
8 154 (7.36%) AngularJS
9 150 (7.17%) jQuery
10 140 (6.69%) Web Services
11 121 (5.78%) HTML5
12 112 (5.35%) XML
13 102 (4.88%) WCF
14 90 (4.30%) Entity Framework
15 89 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 68 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 66 (3.15%) CSS3
18 61 (2.92%) KnockoutJS
19 56 (2.68%) JSON
20 55 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 165 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (4.83%) Data Centre
3 96 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 67 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 60 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 54 (2.58%) User Experience
7 37 (1.77%) Blackberry
7 37 (1.77%) Clustering
8 36 (1.72%) Replication
9 35 (1.67%) Driving Licence
10 30 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (1.43%) iPad
11 28 (1.34%) Smartphone
12 23 (1.10%) NHS
13 17 (0.81%) Tandem
14 15 (0.72%) e-Learning
15 13 (0.62%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 12 (0.57%) Learning Management System
16 12 (0.57%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 686 (32.79%) Windows
2 332 (15.87%) Windows Server
3 230 (10.99%) Linux
4 197 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 190 (9.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 132 (6.31%) Windows 7
7 70 (3.35%) Unix
8 64 (3.06%) Windows 10
9 57 (2.72%) Windows 8
10 54 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (1.86%) Apple iOS
12 37 (1.77%) Android
13 32 (1.53%) Windows XP
14 31 (1.48%) Solaris
15 30 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (0.76%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.67%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.48%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (16.68%) ITIL
3 325 (15.54%) MVC
4 171 (8.17%) CRM
5 157 (7.50%) Project Management
6 149 (7.12%) TDD
7 137 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
8 122 (5.83%) Software Engineering
9 116 (5.54%) Scrum
10 113 (5.40%) DevOps
11 110 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 109 (5.21%) Web Development
13 108 (5.16%) SDLC
14 103 (4.92%) Problem Management
15 99 (4.73%) OO
16 94 (4.49%) Waterfall
17 90 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
18 89 (4.25%) Change Management
18 89 (4.25%) SOA
19 85 (4.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 609 (29.11%) SQL
2 540 (25.81%) C#
3 276 (13.19%) JavaScript
4 192 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 148 (7.07%) PowerShell
6 111 (5.31%) Java
7 90 (4.30%) VB.NET
8 61 (2.92%) VBScript
9 56 (2.68%) VB
10 51 (2.44%) C
11 46 (2.20%) C++
12 43 (2.06%) PHP
13 40 (1.91%) Python
14 36 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 35 (1.67%) Perl
16 29 (1.39%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.53%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.53%) Ruby
17 11 (0.53%) XAML
18 10 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 249 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 244 (11.66%) Degree
3 115 (5.50%) MCSE
4 104 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (3.54%) MCP
6 73 (3.49%) CCNA
7 66 (3.15%) ISEB
8 61 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 57 (2.72%) ISTQB
10 56 (2.68%) MCSA
11 52 (2.49%) Security Cleared
12 51 (2.44%) MCITP
13 45 (2.15%) SC Cleared
14 43 (2.06%) CCNP
15 37 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
16 27 (1.29%) CCDP
16 27 (1.29%) CCSA
17 25 (1.20%) CCSE
17 25 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
18 24 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.93%) SLA
2 100 (4.78%) QA
3 26 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.15%) PMO
5 12 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.19%) HL7
8 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.14%) GCP
10 2 (0.096%) GLP
10 2 (0.096%) ISO 14000
10 2 (0.096%) WCAG
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 373 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 184 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 59 (2.82%) vSphere
5 39 (1.86%) XenApp
6 27 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 22 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 17 (0.81%) vCloud
9 17 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 15 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.33%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.29%) XenServer
14 3 (0.14%) Firmware
14 3 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 147 (7.03%) SCCM
2 59 (2.82%) SCOM
3 45 (2.15%) Puppet
4 23 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 15 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 12 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.33%) Ansible
9 7 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (0.33%) XenMobile
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.29%) WSUS
11 5 (0.24%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.24%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 288 (13.77%) VMware
2 218 (10.42%) Cisco
3 150 (7.17%) Citrix
4 141 (6.74%) Oracle
5 96 (4.59%) HP
6 57 (2.72%) NetApp
7 54 (2.58%) Xamarin
8 50 (2.39%) Sitecore
9 47 (2.25%) CheckPoint
10 43 (2.06%) Dell
11 41 (1.96%) EMC
12 39 (1.86%) Computacenter
13 38 (1.82%) Veeam
14 37 (1.77%) Apple
15 35 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
16 34 (1.63%) Adobe
17 32 (1.53%) Tableau
18 30 (1.43%) SAP
19 29 (1.39%) Red Hat
20 24 (1.15%) IBM
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