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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,286 718 744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 17.11% 15.73% 20.43%
As % of the Vendors category 42.39% 38.42% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 801 494 592
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £25,138
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,375 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,625
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,375 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 3,034 1,869 1,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.37% 40.95% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,467 1,087 1,217
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,087 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -
75th Percentile £61,625 £62,500 £59,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -2 434 £50,000 +11.11% 78
Cambridgeshire 0 384 £42,500 -11.46% 63
Essex -2 235 £40,000 -11.11% 29
Bedfordshire -4 121 £45,000 - 21
Norfolk +8 57 £37,059 -15.29% 8
Suffolk 0 51 £27,500 -35.29% 11
East Anglia - 3 £47,500 - 6
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 529 (41.14%) Azure
2 487 (37.87%) Social Skills
3 436 (33.90%) Windows
4 431 (33.51%) Microsoft 365
5 360 (27.99%) Active Directory
6 252 (19.60%) Microsoft Office
7 249 (19.36%) Problem-Solving
8 239 (18.58%) Agile
9 236 (18.35%) ITIL
10 234 (18.20%) SQL Server
11 233 (18.12%) Degree
12 224 (17.42%) Windows Server
13 210 (16.33%) SQL
14 190 (14.77%) C#
15 183 (14.23%) AWS
16 175 (13.61%) DevOps
17 166 (12.91%) Microsoft Excel
18 161 (12.52%) VMware
19 158 (12.29%) .NET
20 155 (12.05%) DNS
21 146 (11.35%) PowerShell
22 140 (10.89%) Finance
23 138 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
24 131 (10.19%) DHCP
25 130 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
26 129 (10.03%) JavaScript
27 126 (9.80%) SharePoint
27 126 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
28 122 (9.49%) Azure Active Directory
29 121 (9.41%) Computer Science

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
1 126 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 87 (6.77%) MS Exchange
3 25 (1.94%) Skype for Business
4 22 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (1.17%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.86%) IIS
7 10 (0.78%) CMS
8 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.62%) Apache
10 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.31%) Site Server
11 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.23%) Documentum
13 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.16%) SAP EP
14 1 (0.078%) Confluence
14 1 (0.078%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.078%) WordPress
Applications
1 252 (19.60%) Microsoft Office
2 166 (12.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (2.18%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.70%) Zemax
7 8 (0.62%) Simulink
8 6 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.078%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.63%) Academy Housing
2 12 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.62%) Primavera
4 8 (0.62%) Teamcenter
5 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.31%) SystmOne
7 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.16%) assyst
8 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.16%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.078%) iTrent
9 1 (0.078%) Q-Pulse
9 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.078%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.078%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 529 (41.14%) Azure
2 431 (33.51%) Microsoft 365
3 183 (14.23%) AWS
4 122 (9.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 99 (7.70%) Power Platform
6 63 (4.90%) IaaS
7 61 (4.74%) PaaS
8 54 (4.20%) Serverless
9 51 (3.97%) Azure DevOps
10 45 (3.50%) OneDrive
11 28 (2.18%) GitHub
11 28 (2.18%) SaaS
12 24 (1.87%) Azure Data Factory
12 24 (1.87%) PowerApps
13 23 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
14 22 (1.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 21 (1.63%) GCP
16 20 (1.56%) Azure Sentinel
17 19 (1.48%) Azure Functions
17 19 (1.48%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 155 (12.05%) DNS
2 131 (10.19%) DHCP
3 101 (7.85%) Firewall
4 56 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 50 (3.89%) LAN
6 46 (3.58%) VPN
6 46 (3.58%) WAN
7 40 (3.11%) Remote Desktop
8 35 (2.72%) SAN
8 35 (2.72%) Skype
9 30 (2.33%) VLAN
10 28 (2.18%) Internet
11 27 (2.10%) iSCSI
12 24 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
12 24 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (1.48%) NetScaler
13 19 (1.48%) Wireless
14 16 (1.24%) Network Security
14 16 (1.24%) PPP
15 14 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.44%) Power BI
3 43 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (2.18%) MySQL
7 27 (2.10%) NoSQL
8 26 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.32%) Data Lake
13 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.86%) Flink
14 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.62%) Power Query
16 7 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (0.54%) Big Data
16 7 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 73 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 55 (4.28%) Visual Studio
3 47 (3.65%) TeamCity
4 35 (2.72%) JIRA
5 31 (2.41%) Zephyr
6 30 (2.33%) JMeter
6 30 (2.33%) Rational Quality Manager
7 22 (1.71%) Gradle
7 22 (1.71%) Maven
8 20 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 19 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (1.32%) Subversion
11 16 (1.24%) Selenium
12 11 (0.86%) Ant
12 11 (0.86%) JUnit
12 11 (0.86%) Mockito
13 10 (0.78%) MSI
14 8 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
15 7 (0.54%) Bitbucket
General
1 487 (37.87%) Social Skills
2 140 (10.89%) Finance
3 138 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 62 (4.82%) Public Sector
6 58 (4.51%) Law
6 58 (4.51%) Manufacturing
7 38 (2.95%) Marketing
8 36 (2.80%) Organisational Skills
8 36 (2.80%) Presentation Skills
9 30 (2.33%) Retail
10 28 (2.18%) Games
11 27 (2.10%) Legal
12 26 (2.02%) Influencing Skills
13 23 (1.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 22 (1.71%) Telecoms
15 21 (1.63%) Advertising
16 17 (1.32%) Publishing
17 13 (1.01%) Back Office
17 13 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (12.83%) Analyst
2 106 (8.24%) Developer
3 93 (7.23%) Support Engineer
4 76 (5.91%) IT Support
5 61 (4.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 61 (4.74%) Architect
6 59 (4.59%) Software Engineer
7 55 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
8 54 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 53 (4.12%) Support Analyst
10 50 (3.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 49 (3.81%) Technical Support
12 47 (3.65%) Consultant
13 46 (3.58%) Administrator
14 45 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 44 (3.42%) IT Engineer
15 44 (3.42%) Project Manager
16 41 (3.19%) Applications Engineer
17 36 (2.80%) C# Developer
18 35 (2.72%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (12.29%) .NET
2 79 (6.14%) HTML
3 75 (5.83%) CSS
4 64 (4.98%) ASP.NET
5 49 (3.81%) .NET Framework
6 41 (3.19%) Web Services
7 40 (3.11%) jQuery
8 38 (2.95%) React
9 37 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (2.64%) AngularJS
11 29 (2.26%) RESTful
12 26 (2.02%) HTML5
13 25 (1.94%) .NET Core
13 25 (1.94%) WCF
14 24 (1.87%) WPF
15 22 (1.71%) XML
16 19 (1.48%) Node.js
17 18 (1.40%) PyTorch
18 17 (1.32%) COM
18 17 (1.32%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.31%) Data Centre
2 78 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 70 (5.44%) User Experience
4 65 (5.05%) Replication
5 62 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 38 (2.95%) PKI
8 37 (2.88%) Biotechnology
9 32 (2.49%) Life Science
10 30 (2.33%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
12 24 (1.87%) Clustering
13 21 (1.63%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.48%) NHS
15 18 (1.40%) Cloud Native
16 17 (1.32%) Driving Licence
16 17 (1.32%) EMC VNX
16 17 (1.32%) Mobile App
17 13 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (0.93%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 436 (33.90%) Windows
2 224 (17.42%) Windows Server
3 115 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (7.31%) Windows 10
5 76 (5.91%) Windows Server 2016
6 71 (5.52%) Linux
7 44 (3.42%) Windows Server 2019
8 37 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (2.18%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.71%) Unix
11 20 (1.56%) Android
12 18 (1.40%) Mac OS
13 16 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.09%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.70%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.70%) VMS
17 5 (0.39%) Solaris
18 4 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.31%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (19.36%) Problem-Solving
2 239 (18.58%) Agile
3 236 (18.35%) ITIL
4 175 (13.61%) DevOps
5 121 (9.41%) Computer Science
6 114 (8.86%) Project Management
7 110 (8.55%) Service Delivery
8 108 (8.40%) Mentoring
9 89 (6.92%) Change Management
10 87 (6.77%) Incident Management
11 82 (6.38%) Software Engineering
12 75 (5.83%) Software Testing
13 74 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
14 71 (5.52%) Mathematics
15 67 (5.21%) Project Delivery
15 67 (5.21%) Service Management
16 66 (5.13%) Identity Management
17 64 (4.98%) Migration
18 62 (4.82%) Coaching
18 62 (4.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (16.33%) SQL
2 190 (14.77%) C#
3 146 (11.35%) PowerShell
4 129 (10.03%) JavaScript
5 91 (7.08%) Python
6 51 (3.97%) Java
7 41 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 32 (2.49%) C
9 30 (2.33%) PHP
10 23 (1.79%) TypeScript
10 23 (1.79%) VBA
11 20 (1.56%) Bash
12 18 (1.40%) C++
13 17 (1.32%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.86%) Perl
15 11 (0.86%) Ruby
16 10 (0.78%) VB
17 8 (0.62%) Delphi
17 8 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 233 (18.12%) Degree
2 130 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (6.69%) Security Cleared
4 67 (5.21%) MCSE
5 58 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 52 (4.04%) SC Cleared
7 47 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 44 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 40 (3.11%) MCSA
10 32 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (2.33%) PMI Certification
12 29 (2.26%) CISSP
13 27 (2.10%) PhD
14 26 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (1.79%) CCNP
15 23 (1.79%) ISTQB
16 22 (1.71%) DBS Check
17 21 (1.63%) PMP
18 20 (1.56%) CCNA
18 20 (1.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.45%) SLA
2 81 (6.30%) QA
3 38 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (1.32%) GDPR
6 16 (1.24%) Data Quality
7 15 (1.17%) PMO
8 12 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 10 (0.78%) Good Clinical Practice
10 9 (0.70%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.47%) NIST
12 5 (0.39%) ECSS
12 5 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.23%) GxP
14 2 (0.16%) HL7
14 2 (0.16%) NCSC
15 1 (0.078%) Accessibility
15 1 (0.078%) COBIT
15 1 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.078%) SOC 2
System Software
1 360 (27.99%) Active Directory
2 126 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (5.29%) Hyper-V
4 63 (4.90%) vSphere
5 62 (4.82%) Docker
6 57 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (2.80%) Terminal Services
8 31 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (1.79%) XenDesktop
10 21 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (1.40%) XenApp
12 17 (1.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 13 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
15 10 (0.78%) NFS
16 8 (0.62%) Firmware
17 5 (0.39%) Oracle Clusterware
17 5 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
18 4 (0.31%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 82 (6.38%) SCCM
2 64 (4.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 42 (3.27%) Kubernetes
4 35 (2.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 32 (2.49%) Terraform
6 30 (2.33%) HP ALM
6 30 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
7 25 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 25 (1.94%) vCenter Server
8 24 (1.87%) SCOM
9 18 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (1.32%) SCOrch
10 17 (1.32%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.01%) Ansible
11 13 (1.01%) WSUS
12 10 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
13 7 (0.54%) CSIRT
13 7 (0.54%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 161 (12.52%) VMware
2 91 (7.08%) Cisco
3 82 (6.38%) IBM
4 77 (5.99%) Google
5 67 (5.21%) Citrix
5 67 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
6 60 (4.67%) Oracle
7 51 (3.97%) NetApp
8 48 (3.73%) HP
9 42 (3.27%) McKesson
10 39 (3.03%) EMC
11 30 (2.33%) Apple
11 30 (2.33%) ServiceNow
12 29 (2.26%) Veeam
13 23 (1.79%) Brocade
14 19 (1.48%) Remedy
15 18 (1.40%) NEC
15 18 (1.40%) Northgate
15 18 (1.40%) Symantec
16 17 (1.32%) Ivanti