Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2,149 2,090 2,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.15% 16.53% 16.54%
As % of the Vendors category 41.20% 40.03% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,869 1,759 2,086
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,950 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 5,216 5,221 6,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.63% 41.30% 45.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4,131 4,039 5,396
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,191 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -2 826 £40,000 -11.11% 111
Cambridgeshire +1 579 £44,000 +10.00% 90
Essex +6 307 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Suffolk +2 169 £45,000 +15.38% 38
Bedfordshire +3 153 £48,500 +7.78% 43
Norfolk +12 122 £34,000 -8.11% 30
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 734 (34.16%) Windows
2 658 (30.62%) SQL Server
3 646 (30.06%) SQL
4 608 (28.29%) C#
5 604 (28.11%) .NET
6 454 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
7 402 (18.71%) Active Directory
8 381 (17.73%) ASP.NET
9 362 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
10 349 (16.24%) MVC
11 331 (15.40%) Windows Server
12 326 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 318 (14.80%) Finance
14 299 (13.91%) ITIL
15 295 (13.73%) JavaScript
16 276 (12.84%) VMware
17 274 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
18 257 (11.96%) HTML
18 257 (11.96%) Degree
19 243 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
20 229 (10.66%) T-SQL
21 228 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
22 217 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
23 210 (9.77%) CSS
24 209 (9.73%) Office 365
25 204 (9.49%) AngularJS
26 200 (9.31%) PowerShell
27 187 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
27 187 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 186 (8.66%) Web Services

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
1 178 (8.28%) MS Exchange
2 105 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 64 (2.98%) Skype for Business
4 59 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 55 (2.56%) IIS
7 37 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (0.88%) CMS
9 18 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (0.74%) Apache
10 16 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (0.65%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.56%) JBoss
13 11 (0.51%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.42%) DNN
16 8 (0.37%) GlassFish
17 7 (0.33%) Umbraco
18 6 (0.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 362 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
2 164 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
4 37 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.093%) SPSS
9 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.047%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.047%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 76 (3.54%) Dynamics AX
2 70 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 61 (2.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (1.07%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
6 10 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
7 9 (0.42%) LabWindows
8 5 (0.23%) ResourceLink
9 4 (0.19%) BPCS
9 4 (0.19%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.14%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.093%) assyst
11 2 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.047%) Magento
12 1 (0.047%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 326 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 209 (9.73%) Office 365
3 163 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (3.82%) SaaS
5 55 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
6 41 (1.91%) IaaS
7 38 (1.77%) PaaS
8 33 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.74%) Mimecast
11 14 (0.65%) FinancialForce
12 13 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
14 7 (0.33%) G Suite
14 7 (0.33%) GitHub
14 7 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 184 (8.56%) Firewall
2 180 (8.38%) DNS
3 121 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 114 (5.30%) WAN
5 110 (5.12%) DHCP
6 108 (5.03%) SAN
7 102 (4.75%) LAN
8 84 (3.91%) Internet
9 77 (3.58%) VPN
10 65 (3.02%) Unified Communications
11 54 (2.51%) Skype
12 53 (2.47%) VoIP
13 33 (1.54%) VLAN
14 27 (1.26%) Network Security
15 26 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
16 24 (1.12%) HTTP
16 24 (1.12%) Intranet
17 23 (1.07%) MPLS
17 23 (1.07%) SSL
18 22 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (30.62%) SQL Server
2 187 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 171 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 88 (4.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 81 (3.77%) Power BI
7 74 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
8 68 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 65 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 63 (2.93%) MongoDB
12 56 (2.61%) MySQL
13 46 (2.14%) MS Access
14 38 (1.77%) Relational Database
15 37 (1.72%) Oracle Database
16 31 (1.44%) GIS
17 30 (1.40%) NoSQL
18 29 (1.35%) Big Data
19 25 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
20 22 (1.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 147 (6.84%) Visual Studio
2 119 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 59 (2.75%) NUnit
5 49 (2.28%) TeamCity
6 37 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 36 (1.68%) Jenkins
8 32 (1.49%) JIRA
9 28 (1.30%) Subversion
10 22 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 21 (0.98%) Selenium
12 20 (0.93%) Jasmine
13 19 (0.88%) MSTest
14 18 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 13 (0.60%) MSI
16 8 (0.37%) PROIV
17 7 (0.33%) Moq
17 7 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
18 6 (0.28%) MSBuild
18 6 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
General
1 318 (14.80%) Finance
2 182 (8.47%) Advertising
3 94 (4.37%) Retail
4 90 (4.19%) Marketing
5 72 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 67 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.58%) Games
7 34 (1.58%) Legal
8 27 (1.26%) Electronics
9 24 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (0.79%) Banking
11 14 (0.65%) Billing
12 11 (0.51%) French Language
13 9 (0.42%) Back Office
13 9 (0.42%) German Language
14 8 (0.37%) Law
15 7 (0.33%) Military
15 7 (0.33%) Publishing
16 6 (0.28%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 654 (30.43%) Developer
2 308 (14.33%) Analyst
3 259 (12.05%) .NET Developer
4 221 (10.28%) C# Developer
5 166 (7.72%) Support Engineer
6 137 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 115 (5.35%) Administrator
8 109 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 108 (5.03%) Software Developer
10 101 (4.70%) IT Support
11 91 (4.23%) Senior Developer
12 88 (4.09%) DBA
13 87 (4.05%) Consultant
14 86 (4.00%) Support Analyst
15 79 (3.68%) SQL DBA
16 77 (3.58%) Service Analyst
17 76 (3.54%) Architect
18 72 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
19 70 (3.26%) Web Developer
19 70 (3.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (28.11%) .NET
2 381 (17.73%) ASP.NET
3 257 (11.96%) HTML
4 217 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 210 (9.77%) CSS
6 204 (9.49%) AngularJS
7 186 (8.66%) Web Services
8 166 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 140 (6.51%) jQuery
10 131 (6.10%) WPF
11 129 (6.00%) .NET Framework
12 115 (5.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 106 (4.93%) WCF
14 105 (4.89%) RESTful
15 91 (4.23%) HTML5
16 86 (4.00%) REST
17 80 (3.72%) KnockoutJS
17 80 (3.72%) Node.js
18 61 (2.84%) XML
19 56 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 228 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 130 (6.05%) Management Information System
4 113 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 67 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
6 61 (2.84%) Driving Licence
6 61 (2.84%) Replication
7 41 (1.91%) User Experience
8 32 (1.49%) Fintech
9 30 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 27 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 24 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (1.07%) Clustering
14 21 (0.98%) Blackberry
15 19 (0.88%) Fat Client
15 19 (0.88%) Thin Client
16 17 (0.79%) Blog
16 17 (0.79%) Smartphone
16 17 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 734 (34.16%) Windows
2 331 (15.40%) Windows Server
3 159 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 145 (6.75%) Windows 7
5 141 (6.56%) Linux
6 132 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 108 (5.03%) Windows 10
8 69 (3.21%) Apple iOS
9 66 (3.07%) Unix
10 47 (2.19%) Android
11 46 (2.14%) Windows 8
12 22 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (0.98%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.70%) Windows Vista
15 14 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.56%) Solaris
17 10 (0.47%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (16.24%) MVC
3 299 (13.91%) ITIL
4 243 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
5 173 (8.05%) Web Development
6 156 (7.26%) Project Management
7 149 (6.93%) TDD
8 148 (6.89%) Scrum
9 145 (6.75%) OO
10 138 (6.42%) Software Engineering
11 116 (5.40%) CRM
12 110 (5.12%) Unit Testing
13 101 (4.70%) Mathematics
14 100 (4.65%) DevOps
14 100 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
15 99 (4.61%) Test Automation
16 98 (4.56%) Mentoring
17 92 (4.28%) Web Application Development
18 89 (4.14%) Analytics
18 89 (4.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 646 (30.06%) SQL
2 608 (28.29%) C#
3 295 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 229 (10.66%) T-SQL
5 200 (9.31%) PowerShell
6 84 (3.91%) C
7 76 (3.54%) Java
8 49 (2.28%) C++
9 48 (2.23%) Python
9 48 (2.23%) VBA
10 40 (1.86%) Ruby
11 38 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 37 (1.72%) F#
13 34 (1.58%) VB
14 25 (1.16%) PHP
15 17 (0.79%) X++
16 15 (0.70%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.47%) VBScript
18 8 (0.37%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 274 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 257 (11.96%) Degree
3 110 (5.12%) MCSE
4 82 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 64 (2.98%) MCITP
7 62 (2.89%) Security Cleared
8 58 (2.70%) MCP
9 45 (2.09%) CCNA
9 45 (2.09%) MCSA
10 43 (2.00%) A+ Certification
11 37 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
11 37 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (1.63%) SC Cleared
13 34 (1.58%) CISSP
14 33 (1.54%) SSCP
15 28 (1.30%) SANS
16 23 (1.07%) CSSLP
16 23 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
17 22 (1.02%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (6.65%) SLA
2 70 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (2.51%) QA
4 31 (1.44%) GDPR
5 26 (1.21%) PMO
6 22 (1.02%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.79%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.28%) GAMP
9 6 (0.28%) GxP
10 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.14%) RosettaNet
12 1 (0.047%) GMP
12 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 402 (18.71%) Active Directory
2 187 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 56 (2.61%) vSphere
5 44 (2.05%) XenApp
6 39 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.30%) Docker
8 18 (0.84%) Xen
8 18 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.37%) XenServer
13 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.23%) NFS
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.14%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.093%) Snort
16 2 (0.093%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 97 (4.51%) SCCM
2 44 (2.05%) WSUS
3 42 (1.95%) Puppet
4 36 (1.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 35 (1.63%) Kibana
6 33 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (1.26%) Ansible
8 18 (0.84%) SCOM
9 14 (0.65%) Backup Exec
10 13 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 12 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 12 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 11 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.51%) XenMobile
13 8 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.33%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (0.28%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 276 (12.84%) VMware
2 175 (8.14%) Cisco
2 175 (8.14%) Citrix
3 144 (6.70%) Oracle
4 100 (4.65%) HP
5 73 (3.40%) SAP
6 55 (2.56%) IBM
7 49 (2.28%) Symantec
8 48 (2.23%) Google
9 46 (2.14%) NetApp
10 45 (2.09%) Apple
11 42 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (1.81%) Xamarin
13 30 (1.40%) Sage
14 28 (1.30%) JD Edwards
15 27 (1.26%) Dell
16 26 (1.21%) Red Hat
17 25 (1.16%) Infor
18 23 (1.07%) Epicor
18 23 (1.07%) Veeam