Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,462 2,201 2,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.38% 17.95% 17.15%
As % of the Vendors category 42.67% 42.04% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,847 1,767
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3,426 5,236 5,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.42% 42.71% 42.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,548 3,964 4,004
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +5 646 £42,500 +6.25% 56
Cambridgeshire +7 383 £42,500 - 49
Bedfordshire 0 163 £44,500 -1.11% 18
Essex -2 147 £38,000 -15.56% 28
Suffolk -2 68 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Norfolk 0 60 £30,750 -2.38% 11
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 547 (37.41%) Windows
2 462 (31.60%) SQL Server
3 414 (28.32%) Active Directory
4 393 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 387 (26.47%) SQL
6 343 (23.46%) VMware
7 331 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
8 319 (21.82%) .NET
9 293 (20.04%) C#
10 287 (19.63%) Office 365
11 261 (17.85%) Windows Server
12 227 (15.53%) Microsoft Office
13 225 (15.39%) Finance
14 211 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
15 198 (13.54%) JavaScript
15 198 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 197 (13.47%) ITIL
17 192 (13.13%) PowerShell
18 190 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
19 188 (12.86%) MS Exchange
20 178 (12.18%) DNS
21 175 (11.97%) SCCM
22 157 (10.74%) Cisco
22 157 (10.74%) ASP.NET
23 156 (10.67%) DHCP
24 154 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
25 150 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
26 149 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
26 149 (10.19%) Hyper-V
27 147 (10.05%) Citrix

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
1 188 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 113 (7.73%) SharePoint
3 49 (3.35%) IIS
4 46 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (1.92%) Skype for Business
7 17 (1.16%) Confluence
8 12 (0.82%) Apache
9 10 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.62%) CMS
11 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.55%) WordPress
12 7 (0.48%) JBoss
12 7 (0.48%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.34%) WildFly
15 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 227 (15.53%) Microsoft Office
2 154 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 76 (5.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.41%) CATIA
7 5 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.34%) SPSS
8 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.068%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (5.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.34%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.21%) iTrent
6 3 (0.21%) Maximo
6 3 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.21%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.14%) Magento
7 2 (0.14%) Postilion
8 1 (0.068%) FastStats
8 1 (0.068%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.068%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 393 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 287 (19.63%) Office 365
3 133 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
4 104 (7.11%) Power Platform
5 78 (5.34%) SaaS
6 58 (3.97%) Dynamics 365
7 45 (3.08%) PaaS
8 37 (2.53%) IaaS
9 34 (2.33%) OneDrive
10 25 (1.71%) Mimecast
11 22 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
13 13 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.68%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.62%) PowerApps
16 8 (0.55%) Azure Stack
17 7 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (0.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 178 (12.18%) DNS
2 156 (10.67%) DHCP
3 126 (8.62%) Firewall
4 80 (5.47%) LAN
5 78 (5.34%) WAN
6 71 (4.86%) TCP/IP
7 59 (4.04%) VPN
8 57 (3.90%) SAN
9 49 (3.35%) VLAN
10 40 (2.74%) Wireless
11 36 (2.46%) Skype
12 29 (1.98%) HTTP
13 26 (1.78%) SSL
14 22 (1.50%) NetScaler
14 22 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
14 22 (1.50%) VoIP
15 21 (1.44%) BIG-IP
16 18 (1.23%) iSCSI
17 17 (1.16%) Network Security
18 14 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 129 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 123 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (6.98%) Power BI
5 58 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 34 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (2.05%) SSDT
10 26 (1.78%) MySQL
11 24 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (1.57%) GIS
12 23 (1.57%) NoSQL
13 20 (1.37%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.30%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.89%) MS Access
16 13 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 92 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 81 (5.54%) Git (software)
3 59 (4.04%) Jenkins
4 39 (2.67%) JIRA
4 39 (2.67%) TeamCity
5 29 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (1.57%) NUnit
7 19 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (1.16%) Maven
9 16 (1.09%) Subversion
10 15 (1.03%) Gradle
11 13 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (0.89%) Hudson
11 13 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio Code
14 5 (0.34%) JMeter
14 5 (0.34%) Ranorex
14 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 225 (15.39%) Finance
2 113 (7.73%) Retail
3 54 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 26 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 22 (1.50%) Banking
6 21 (1.44%) Marketing
7 15 (1.03%) Electronics
8 13 (0.89%) Automotive
9 8 (0.55%) Advertising
9 8 (0.55%) Legal
9 8 (0.55%) Local Government
10 5 (0.34%) Billing
10 5 (0.34%) Games
10 5 (0.34%) Military
10 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.27%) Back Office
11 4 (0.27%) Law
11 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 319 (21.82%) Analyst
1 319 (21.82%) Developer
2 115 (7.87%) .NET Developer
3 102 (6.98%) C# Developer
4 90 (6.16%) Support Engineer
5 88 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 83 (5.68%) Support Analyst
7 71 (4.86%) Software Developer
8 70 (4.79%) Architect
9 67 (4.58%) IT Support
10 62 (4.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 61 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
12 60 (4.10%) Senior Developer
13 59 (4.04%) Administrator
14 58 (3.97%) Consultant
15 51 (3.49%) IT Engineer
16 45 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
16 45 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 42 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 42 (2.87%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (21.82%) .NET
2 157 (10.74%) ASP.NET
3 132 (9.03%) HTML
4 130 (8.89%) CSS
5 77 (5.27%) AngularJS
6 75 (5.13%) jQuery
7 71 (4.86%) Web Services
8 64 (4.38%) .NET Framework
9 58 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 57 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (2.94%) HTML5
12 36 (2.46%) WCF
13 34 (2.33%) XML
14 33 (2.26%) React
15 32 (2.19%) .NET Core
16 31 (2.12%) WPF
17 24 (1.64%) Angular 2
18 23 (1.57%) Node.js
19 22 (1.50%) RESTful
20 21 (1.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 190 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
3 75 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.63%) Data Centre
5 50 (3.42%) Driving Licence
6 47 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 40 (2.74%) Replication
8 30 (2.05%) Life Science
9 28 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 28 (1.92%) User Experience
10 24 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.44%) Fibre Optics
12 18 (1.23%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.16%) PKI
14 13 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.75%) EPoS
17 10 (0.68%) NHS
18 9 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 547 (37.41%) Windows
2 261 (17.85%) Windows Server
3 149 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 144 (9.85%) Windows 7
5 134 (9.17%) Linux
6 130 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 124 (8.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (2.87%) Windows XP
9 38 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (2.39%) Windows 8
11 32 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (1.78%) Ubuntu
13 25 (1.71%) Android
14 23 (1.57%) Apple iOS
14 23 (1.57%) CentOS
15 22 (1.50%) Mac OS
16 19 (1.30%) Unix
17 17 (1.16%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.82%) Windows Vista
19 10 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
3 197 (13.47%) ITIL
4 150 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 138 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 127 (8.69%) MVC
7 120 (8.21%) Project Management
8 113 (7.73%) CRM
9 109 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 105 (7.18%) DevOps
11 95 (6.50%) ETL
12 92 (6.29%) Scrum
13 88 (6.02%) SDLC
14 83 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 80 (5.47%) Software Engineering
16 78 (5.34%) Service Management
17 70 (4.79%) PRINCE2
18 66 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
19 62 (4.24%) IT Strategy
20 61 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 387 (26.47%) SQL
2 293 (20.04%) C#
3 198 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 192 (13.13%) PowerShell
5 102 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 70 (4.79%) Python
7 58 (3.97%) Java
8 33 (2.26%) Bash Shell
9 32 (2.19%) VBScript
10 31 (2.12%) C
11 30 (2.05%) VBA
12 27 (1.85%) TypeScript
12 27 (1.85%) VB
13 26 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.50%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.37%) Ruby
16 18 (1.23%) C++
17 14 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 14 (0.96%) PHP
18 10 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (8.21%) Degree
3 66 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (4.10%) CCNA
5 54 (3.69%) Security Cleared
6 49 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 45 (3.08%) MCSA
8 44 (3.01%) MCP
9 43 (2.94%) MCSE
10 41 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (1.57%) MCTS
13 20 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (1.16%) CCAA
16 17 (1.16%) ISEB
17 16 (1.09%) A+ Certification
17 16 (1.09%) CCNP
18 12 (0.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.09%) SLA
2 46 (3.15%) QA
3 32 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.78%) GDPR
5 25 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.09%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (0.68%) PMO
10 8 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (0.41%) COBIT
12 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.34%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.21%) NIST
13 3 (0.21%) RMADS
14 2 (0.14%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.14%) WAI
15 1 (0.068%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 414 (28.32%) Active Directory
2 198 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 68 (4.65%) Docker
5 59 (4.04%) vSphere
6 45 (3.08%) XenApp
7 38 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.12%) XenDesktop
9 26 (1.78%) Terminal Server
10 16 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.82%) BitLocker
12 11 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 10 (0.68%) KVM
13 10 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.62%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.62%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 175 (11.97%) SCCM
2 63 (4.31%) Ansible
2 63 (4.31%) SCOM
3 47 (3.21%) Puppet
4 39 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 26 (1.78%) Terraform
6 24 (1.64%) vRealize
7 19 (1.30%) vCenter Server
8 18 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (1.16%) SCVMM
9 17 (1.16%) WSUS
10 16 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
12 13 (0.89%) IBM Guardium
12 13 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (0.75%) SCOrch
14 10 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 9 (0.62%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.62%) Nagios
16 8 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 343 (23.46%) VMware
2 157 (10.74%) Cisco
3 147 (10.05%) Citrix
4 124 (8.48%) Oracle
5 66 (4.51%) HP
6 44 (3.01%) Apple
7 43 (2.94%) IBM
8 41 (2.80%) Symantec
9 39 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 39 (2.67%) Sophos
10 37 (2.53%) NetApp
11 31 (2.12%) Dell
12 29 (1.98%) F5
13 28 (1.92%) Tableau
14 26 (1.78%) CommVault
14 26 (1.78%) Veeam
15 24 (1.64%) Google
16 21 (1.44%) Meraki
16 21 (1.44%) SonicWALL
17 20 (1.37%) Salesforce.com