Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1,333 2,085 2,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.49% 19.78% 17.64%
As % of the Vendors category 40.30% 45.38% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 1,560 1,743
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 3,308 4,595 4,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 48.38% 43.58% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,287 3,326 3,994
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,950
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 October 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 23 October 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 0 491 £45,000 +2.27% 144
Cambridgeshire +2 343 £40,000 -8.05% 107
Bedfordshire 0 201 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Essex -2 144 £42,500 +6.25% 52
Suffolk +1 89 £50,000 +14.94% 27
Norfolk -2 66 £35,000 -6.67% 21
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 475 (35.63%) Windows
2 436 (32.71%) Azure
3 411 (30.83%) SQL Server
4 393 (29.48%) Active Directory
5 378 (28.36%) SQL
6 302 (22.66%) C#
7 284 (21.31%) .NET
8 271 (20.33%) VMware
9 262 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
10 245 (18.38%) Office 365
11 232 (17.40%) Windows Server
12 223 (16.73%) Analytical Skills
12 223 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
13 186 (13.95%) Finance
14 182 (13.65%) ITIL
15 180 (13.50%) JavaScript
16 172 (12.90%) MS Exchange
17 170 (12.75%) Microsoft Office
18 154 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
19 149 (11.18%) AWS
20 146 (10.95%) SCCM
21 140 (10.50%) Hyper-V
22 139 (10.43%) CSS
22 139 (10.43%) Firewall
23 138 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
24 137 (10.28%) Retail
25 135 (10.13%) HTML
26 134 (10.05%) ASP.NET
26 134 (10.05%) PowerShell
27 130 (9.75%) DNS

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
1 172 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 116 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 78 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 70 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (3.08%) Skype for Business
6 40 (3.00%) IIS
7 16 (1.20%) CMS
8 14 (1.05%) Confluence
9 5 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.38%) WordPress
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.15%) Apache
11 2 (0.15%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.15%) ArcSDE
11 2 (0.15%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 170 (12.75%) Microsoft Office
2 113 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 47 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.075%) CATIA
10 1 (0.075%) InDesign
10 1 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 49 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.38%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.15%) FastStats
6 2 (0.15%) iTrent
6 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.075%) Magento
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.075%) Postilion
7 1 (0.075%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.075%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 436 (32.71%) Azure
2 245 (18.38%) Office 365
3 149 (11.18%) AWS
4 109 (8.18%) Power Platform
5 68 (5.10%) SaaS
6 46 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
7 45 (3.38%) OneDrive
8 35 (2.63%) PaaS
9 34 (2.55%) IaaS
10 27 (2.03%) Azure Data Factory
11 26 (1.95%) Mimecast
12 21 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
13 18 (1.35%) npm
14 15 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.98%) Serverless
16 10 (0.75%) PowerApps
17 9 (0.68%) Slack
18 7 (0.53%) GCP
18 7 (0.53%) Google Analytics
18 7 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 139 (10.43%) Firewall
2 130 (9.75%) DNS
3 99 (7.43%) DHCP
4 89 (6.68%) LAN
5 87 (6.53%) WAN
6 73 (5.48%) TCP/IP
7 53 (3.98%) Skype
8 49 (3.68%) VPN
9 44 (3.30%) SAN
10 43 (3.23%) Network Security
11 39 (2.93%) SSL
12 31 (2.33%) NetScaler
13 29 (2.18%) VLAN
14 25 (1.88%) OSPF
15 24 (1.80%) BGP
15 24 (1.80%) Wireless
16 23 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
17 17 (1.28%) BIG-IP
18 15 (1.13%) HTTP
19 14 (1.05%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (30.83%) SQL Server
2 115 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 106 (7.95%) Power BI
4 84 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 71 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 48 (3.60%) MySQL
9 44 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (2.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 39 (2.93%) Data Lake
11 27 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (1.88%) NoSQL
13 23 (1.73%) IBM InfoSphere
14 21 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (1.43%) GIS
15 19 (1.43%) OLAP
16 18 (1.35%) PowerPivot
16 18 (1.35%) RDBMS
17 16 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 60 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 42 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (2.85%) JIRA
4 37 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 25 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 24 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 18 (1.35%) webpack
8 16 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.90%) Selenium
11 11 (0.83%) NUnit
11 11 (0.83%) Subversion
12 10 (0.75%) Moq
13 9 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.53%) MSI
15 7 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
16 6 (0.45%) InstallShield
16 6 (0.45%) Jasmine
General
1 186 (13.95%) Finance
2 137 (10.28%) Retail
3 56 (4.20%) Public Sector
4 48 (3.60%) Marketing
5 39 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 12 (0.90%) Electronics
8 10 (0.75%) Legal
8 10 (0.75%) Local Government
9 8 (0.60%) Back Office
9 8 (0.60%) Games
10 7 (0.53%) Banking
10 7 (0.53%) Billing
11 6 (0.45%) Automotive
12 4 (0.30%) Housing Association
12 4 (0.30%) Social Housing
13 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.15%) Publishing
15 1 (0.075%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (27.31%) Developer
2 235 (17.63%) Analyst
3 122 (9.15%) .NET Developer
4 119 (8.93%) C# Developer
5 84 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 74 (5.55%) Software Developer
7 67 (5.03%) Consultant
7 67 (5.03%) SQL Developer
8 64 (4.80%) Architect
9 59 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 59 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 58 (4.35%) Support Engineer
11 57 (4.28%) Administrator
12 56 (4.20%) IT Support
13 55 (4.13%) Senior Developer
14 54 (4.05%) Web Developer
15 53 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
16 52 (3.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 50 (3.75%) Network Engineer
18 43 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (21.31%) .NET
2 139 (10.43%) CSS
3 135 (10.13%) HTML
4 134 (10.05%) ASP.NET
5 99 (7.43%) AngularJS
6 87 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 79 (5.93%) Web Services
8 52 (3.90%) .NET Core
8 52 (3.90%) .NET Framework
8 52 (3.90%) jQuery
9 50 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (3.60%) HTML5
11 45 (3.38%) Node.js
12 31 (2.33%) React
13 30 (2.25%) LESS
14 29 (2.18%) XML
15 24 (1.80%) Angular 2
15 24 (1.80%) WPF
16 20 (1.50%) RESTful
17 19 (1.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 223 (16.73%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.08%) Management Information System
2 81 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
3 79 (5.93%) Data Centre
4 58 (4.35%) User Experience
5 48 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (3.15%) Replication
7 35 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 31 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (1.43%) PKI
10 17 (1.28%) Clustering
10 17 (1.28%) Public Cloud
11 12 (0.90%) Fibre Optics
11 12 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.83%) Life Science
12 11 (0.83%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.75%) NHS
14 9 (0.68%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 475 (35.63%) Windows
2 232 (17.40%) Windows Server
3 125 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 119 (8.93%) Linux
5 94 (7.05%) Windows 10
6 72 (5.40%) Windows 7
7 42 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (2.85%) Android
9 33 (2.48%) Apple iOS
10 29 (2.18%) Mac OS
11 23 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (1.58%) Windows XP
13 20 (1.50%) Windows 8
14 19 (1.43%) Mac OS X
15 18 (1.35%) CentOS
15 18 (1.35%) Unix
16 17 (1.28%) Ubuntu
17 15 (1.13%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
3 182 (13.65%) ITIL
4 154 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
5 122 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 121 (9.08%) MVC
7 115 (8.63%) Analytics
8 113 (8.48%) ETL
9 97 (7.28%) DevOps
10 84 (6.30%) Project Management
11 83 (6.23%) Web Development
12 76 (5.70%) Mentoring
13 75 (5.63%) E-Commerce
14 73 (5.48%) SDLC
15 72 (5.40%) Decision-Making
16 71 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 70 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
18 68 (5.10%) Migration
19 67 (5.03%) CRM
20 66 (4.95%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 378 (28.36%) SQL
2 302 (22.66%) C#
3 180 (13.50%) JavaScript
4 134 (10.05%) PowerShell
5 91 (6.83%) T-SQL
6 74 (5.55%) TypeScript
7 58 (4.35%) Python
8 39 (2.93%) Java
9 32 (2.40%) VBA
10 26 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 22 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 19 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.28%) VB
14 15 (1.13%) C
14 15 (1.13%) VBScript
15 13 (0.98%) R
16 12 (0.90%) C++
17 10 (0.75%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.68%) Ruby
19 6 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 119 (8.93%) Degree
2 92 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (5.25%) CCNA
5 61 (4.58%) Security Cleared
6 55 (4.13%) SC Cleared
7 39 (2.93%) MCSE
8 35 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (2.33%) MCSA
10 28 (2.10%) CCSA
10 28 (2.10%) Check Point Certification
11 24 (1.80%) CCNP
11 24 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.05%) ISEB
13 14 (1.05%) Postgraduate
14 13 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
14 13 (0.98%) VCP4
15 12 (0.90%) A+ Certification
15 12 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.83%) SLA
2 42 (3.15%) QA
3 31 (2.33%) GDPR
4 28 (2.10%) PCI DSS
5 27 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (1.73%) Data Quality
7 16 (1.20%) COBIT
7 16 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (1.13%) PMO
9 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.15%) WAI
11 1 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.075%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.075%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 393 (29.48%) Active Directory
2 140 (10.50%) Hyper-V
3 138 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (4.05%) XenApp
5 42 (3.15%) Docker
6 39 (2.93%) vSphere
7 23 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 16 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (1.13%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 9 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.68%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.53%) KVM
13 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.45%) Firmware
15 5 (0.38%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.30%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 146 (10.95%) SCCM
2 42 (3.15%) SCOM
3 32 (2.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 30 (2.25%) Ansible
5 28 (2.10%) Kubernetes
6 21 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
6 21 (1.58%) Puppet
6 21 (1.58%) WSUS
7 20 (1.50%) SCOrch
8 18 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 16 (1.20%) IBM Guardium
10 14 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
10 14 (1.05%) vRealize
11 13 (0.98%) Foglight
11 13 (0.98%) LiteSpeed
11 13 (0.98%) Nessus
12 11 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.68%) Terraform
14 8 (0.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 271 (20.33%) VMware
2 121 (9.08%) Cisco
3 112 (8.40%) Citrix
4 108 (8.10%) Oracle
5 52 (3.90%) Symantec
6 46 (3.45%) CommVault
7 43 (3.23%) IBM
8 41 (3.08%) Apple
9 36 (2.70%) Veeam
10 35 (2.63%) HP
11 34 (2.55%) Dell
12 33 (2.48%) Tableau
13 32 (2.40%) F5
13 32 (2.40%) Google
14 29 (2.18%) CheckPoint
15 28 (2.10%) Ivanti
16 26 (1.95%) ServiceNow
16 26 (1.95%) Zscaler
17 23 (1.73%) Meraki
17 23 (1.73%) Talend