Microsoft Jobs in England

Microsoft
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 May 2024 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.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 2 6 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16,056 16,645 20,258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 18.31% 19.09% 14.70%
As % of the Vendors category 50.49% 45.30% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12,188 9,722 12,952
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £26,500
25th Percentile £31,500 £35,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -

All Vendors
England

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 England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 31,799 36,741 53,595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 36.26% 42.13% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22,611 21,170 28,938
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,875 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +3.77%
75th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in England

Microsoft
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft in England

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in England

Microsoft
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
London +5 4,303 £60,500 -3.20% 1,645
South East +3 3,467 £45,000 -1.32% 1,253
North of England 0 2,983 £43,500 -3.33% 1,065
Midlands +1 2,310 £42,500 -11.46% 772
South West +3 1,634 £46,000 +15.00% 519
North West -2 1,560 £45,000 - 584
West Midlands +1 1,520 £45,000 -10.00% 475
East of England +2 1,222 £38,500 -3.75% 471
Yorkshire +2 992 £42,500 -3.44% 354
East Midlands 0 781 £37,500 -12.79% 289
North East +3 430 £42,500 +6.25% 136
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1,682 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 1,532 (9.54%) Microsoft Exchange
3 278 (1.73%) IIS
4 179 (1.11%) Confluence
5 142 (0.88%) CMS
6 75 (0.47%) Apache
7 72 (0.45%) Skype for Business
8 68 (0.42%) Umbraco
9 58 (0.36%) Apache Spark
10 53 (0.33%) Kentico
11 49 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 47 (0.29%) SAS
13 44 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 43 (0.27%) WordPress
15 41 (0.26%) Headless CMS
16 39 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
17 32 (0.20%) Tomcat
18 25 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
19 22 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
19 22 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2,951 (18.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2,188 (13.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 576 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 250 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 123 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 63 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 51 (0.32%) AutoCAD
8 26 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 24 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 22 (0.14%) InDesign
11 17 (0.11%) Adobe XD
12 16 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
12 16 (0.100%) Trello
13 13 (0.081%) SPSS
14 11 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
15 8 (0.050%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
15 8 (0.050%) Chatbot
15 8 (0.050%) Sketch
16 7 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 545 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 104 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 76 (0.47%) Primavera
4 40 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 40 (0.25%) NEC Housing
5 31 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 26 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 26 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 25 (0.16%) Shopify
8 22 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
9 21 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
10 17 (0.11%) iTrent
10 17 (0.11%) Magento
11 16 (0.100%) SAP S/4HANA
12 15 (0.093%) Elite 3E
12 15 (0.093%) Infor SunSystems
13 13 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
14 12 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
15 11 (0.069%) ResourceLink
16 10 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6,545 (40.76%) Azure
2 4,808 (29.95%) Microsoft 365
3 2,075 (12.92%) Power Platform
4 1,287 (8.02%) Entra ID
5 1,265 (7.88%) AWS
6 1,126 (7.01%) Dynamics 365
7 771 (4.80%) Azure DevOps
8 645 (4.02%) PowerApps
9 608 (3.79%) Power Automate
10 607 (3.78%) SaaS
11 406 (2.53%) OneDrive
12 377 (2.35%) GCP
13 301 (1.87%) PaaS
14 289 (1.80%) IaaS
15 226 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
16 197 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
17 171 (1.07%) Serverless
18 169 (1.05%) Azure Synapse Analytics
19 136 (0.85%) GitHub
20 131 (0.82%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 1,479 (9.21%) Firewall
2 1,038 (6.46%) DNS
3 889 (5.54%) WAN
4 796 (4.96%) Broadband
5 770 (4.80%) DHCP
6 739 (4.60%) LAN
7 562 (3.50%) VPN
8 515 (3.21%) TCP/IP
9 469 (2.92%) Wireless
10 456 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
11 438 (2.73%) SAN
12 325 (2.02%) Internet
13 321 (2.00%) VLAN
14 284 (1.77%) Network Security
15 275 (1.71%) VoIP
16 267 (1.66%) SD-WAN
17 221 (1.38%) 5G
18 199 (1.24%) Intranet
19 166 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
20 134 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,424 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 1,342 (8.36%) Power BI
3 426 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 416 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 404 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 307 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 295 (1.84%) MongoDB
8 260 (1.62%) Relational Database
9 256 (1.59%) Data Lake
10 249 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
11 167 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 131 (0.82%) MySQL
13 129 (0.80%) Tableau
14 117 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
15 113 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
16 100 (0.62%) Big Data
17 96 (0.60%) NoSQL
18 89 (0.55%) MS Access
19 86 (0.54%) Oracle Database
20 71 (0.44%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 443 (2.76%) Git
2 392 (2.44%) JIRA
3 360 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 116 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 109 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 101 (0.63%) GitLab
7 69 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 68 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 65 (0.40%) Sourcetree
10 44 (0.27%) NUnit
11 42 (0.26%) Subversion
12 41 (0.26%) Selenium
13 35 (0.22%) TeamCity
14 33 (0.21%) Postman
15 27 (0.17%) Jasmine
15 27 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
16 23 (0.14%) Cucumber
16 23 (0.14%) Moq
17 16 (0.100%) MSTest
18 15 (0.093%) Balsamiq
General
1 5,738 (35.74%) Social Skills
2 3,408 (21.23%) Finance
3 2,260 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
4 956 (5.95%) Retail
5 925 (5.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 784 (4.88%) Legal
7 746 (4.65%) Law
8 673 (4.19%) Marketing
9 671 (4.18%) Organisational Skills
10 632 (3.94%) Public Sector
11 580 (3.61%) Influencing Skills
12 469 (2.92%) Manufacturing
13 453 (2.82%) Presentation Skills
14 394 (2.45%) Banking
14 394 (2.45%) Telecoms
15 247 (1.54%) Games
16 212 (1.32%) Advertising
17 211 (1.31%) Documentation Skills
18 190 (1.18%) Local Government
19 161 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,379 (14.82%) Analyst
2 2,250 (14.01%) Developer
3 2,133 (13.28%) Senior
4 1,406 (8.76%) IT Support
5 1,088 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 1,000 (6.23%) Architect
7 935 (5.82%) .NET Developer
8 882 (5.49%) IT Engineer
8 882 (5.49%) Lead
9 841 (5.24%) Consultant
10 778 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 591 (3.68%) IT Support Engineer
12 582 (3.62%) Administrator
13 476 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
14 448 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
15 444 (2.77%) IT Analyst
16 437 (2.72%) Support Analyst
17 428 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
18 425 (2.65%) C# Developer
19 415 (2.58%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,957 (12.19%) .NET
2 994 (6.19%) ASP.NET
3 948 (5.90%) .NET Core
4 776 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 730 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 704 (4.38%) HTML
7 679 (4.23%) .NET Framework
8 630 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 611 (3.81%) Entity Framework
10 495 (3.08%) React
11 483 (3.01%) CSS
12 360 (2.24%) HTML5
13 330 (2.06%) RESTful
14 290 (1.81%) Vue
15 288 (1.79%) Node.js
16 263 (1.64%) Web Services
17 230 (1.43%) REST
18 224 (1.40%) JSON
19 198 (1.23%) Blazor
20 193 (1.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 860 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
2 747 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 618 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 492 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 339 (2.11%) Social Media
6 305 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 291 (1.81%) Onboarding
8 242 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
9 240 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
10 223 (1.39%) Product Ownership
11 210 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 196 (1.22%) PKI
13 158 (0.98%) Cloud Native
14 153 (0.95%) Replication
15 137 (0.85%) Clustering
16 133 (0.83%) NHS
17 129 (0.80%) Mobile App
18 125 (0.78%) Low-Code
19 120 (0.75%) Smartphone
20 96 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4,363 (27.17%) Windows
2 1,872 (11.66%) Windows Server
3 1,305 (8.13%) Windows 10
4 1,062 (6.61%) Linux
5 465 (2.90%) Android
6 433 (2.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 428 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 313 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 299 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 287 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 237 (1.48%) Mac OS
12 225 (1.40%) Windows 7
13 136 (0.85%) Unix
14 127 (0.79%) VMS
15 97 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 85 (0.53%) Windows 8
17 71 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 67 (0.42%) CentOS
19 52 (0.32%) Mac OS X
20 37 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,285 (20.46%) Agile
2 3,160 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
3 2,126 (13.24%) Customer Service
4 1,756 (10.94%) ITIL
5 1,570 (9.78%) DevOps
6 1,535 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1,535 (9.56%) Cybersecurity
7 1,467 (9.14%) Mentoring
8 1,320 (8.22%) Project Management
9 1,272 (7.92%) CRM
10 1,010 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 1,009 (6.28%) Decision-Making
12 929 (5.79%) MVC
13 923 (5.75%) Roadmaps
14 920 (5.73%) Full Stack Development
15 891 (5.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 847 (5.28%) Migration
17 817 (5.09%) Microservices
18 806 (5.02%) Scrum
19 801 (4.99%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,624 (16.34%) SQL
2 2,059 (12.82%) C#
3 1,395 (8.69%) JavaScript
4 1,185 (7.38%) PowerShell
5 650 (4.05%) Python
6 519 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 446 (2.78%) Bash
8 434 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 243 (1.51%) Java
10 133 (0.83%) C++
11 126 (0.78%) VB
12 114 (0.71%) VB.NET
13 109 (0.68%) C
14 99 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions
15 86 (0.54%) Bicep
16 78 (0.49%) R
17 59 (0.37%) VBA
18 54 (0.34%) Shell Script
19 48 (0.30%) PL/SQL
20 46 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2,631 (16.39%) Degree
2 1,156 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 1,073 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 696 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 491 (3.06%) ACCA
6 481 (3.00%) DBS Check
7 472 (2.94%) CIMA
8 451 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 435 (2.71%) Azure Certification
10 380 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
11 299 (1.86%) DV Cleared
12 262 (1.63%) CCNA
13 239 (1.49%) Master's Degree
14 222 (1.38%) A+ Certification
15 211 (1.31%) CISSP
16 209 (1.30%) MCP
17 205 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
18 185 (1.15%) MCSE
19 175 (1.09%) PMI Certification
20 160 (1.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 732 (4.56%) SLA
2 446 (2.78%) GDPR
3 440 (2.74%) QA
4 347 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 259 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 202 (1.26%) Data Quality
7 157 (0.98%) Accessibility
8 146 (0.91%) NIST
9 117 (0.73%) PMO
10 112 (0.70%) PCI DSS
11 95 (0.59%) ISO 9001
12 43 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 36 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 35 (0.22%) GRC
15 34 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 31 (0.19%) COBIT
17 29 (0.18%) NCSC
18 28 (0.17%) IFRS
19 26 (0.16%) SOC 2
20 24 (0.15%) GAAP
System Software
1 3,759 (23.41%) Active Directory
2 1,063 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 825 (5.14%) Hyper-V
4 274 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
5 271 (1.69%) Docker
6 241 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 199 (1.24%) vSphere
8 174 (1.08%) XenApp
9 152 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 137 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
11 99 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 75 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
13 57 (0.36%) Firmware
14 51 (0.32%) Terminal Services
15 45 (0.28%) RACF
16 44 (0.27%) KVM
17 29 (0.18%) VMware NSX
18 27 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 26 (0.16%) VirtualBox
20 25 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1,231 (7.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 614 (3.82%) SCCM
3 359 (2.24%) Kubernetes
4 352 (2.19%) Terraform
5 276 (1.72%) Jamf Pro
6 153 (0.95%) WSUS
7 131 (0.82%) Ansible
8 123 (0.77%) SCOM
9 120 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 98 (0.61%) AirWatch
10 98 (0.61%) vCenter Server
11 95 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
12 53 (0.33%) FortiGate
13 45 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
14 41 (0.26%) NetBackup
14 41 (0.26%) Puppet
15 40 (0.25%) Grafana
16 37 (0.23%) CASB
17 35 (0.22%) Backup Exec
18 34 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,611 (10.03%) VMware
2 868 (5.41%) Cisco
3 651 (4.05%) Google
4 578 (3.60%) Citrix
5 496 (3.09%) Apple
6 432 (2.69%) Oracle
7 382 (2.38%) Dell
8 362 (2.25%) Veeam
9 336 (2.09%) ServiceNow
10 312 (1.94%) HP
11 284 (1.77%) Adobe
12 282 (1.76%) CyberArk
13 237 (1.48%) SAP
14 210 (1.31%) Tanium
15 198 (1.23%) Meraki
16 182 (1.13%) Databricks
17 161 (1.00%) Salesforce
18 150 (0.93%) Fortinet
19 143 (0.89%) Red Hat
20 133 (0.83%) Sophos