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 1 December 2023 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
1 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 5 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8,662 19,468 17,164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 18.39% 17.76% 15.18%
As % of the Vendors category 44.04% 43.22% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,867 12,400 12,780
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,875 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £68,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.81% +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 19,667 45,044 44,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 41.75% 41.09% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14,711 26,911 29,691
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +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 1 December 2023.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in England

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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 1 December 2023. 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 +7 3,188 £64,000 +2.40% 1,468
South East +4 1,577 £47,500 - 1,029
North of England -2 1,366 £45,000 - 923
Midlands 0 1,172 £49,533 +5.39% 710
West Midlands +2 824 £47,500 +1.06% 468
South West -2 798 £45,000 +5.88% 442
North West -2 658 £45,000 - 509
Yorkshire -2 634 £45,000 -1.10% 300
East of England +2 413 £40,000 -5.88% 395
East Midlands -1 342 £50,000 +11.11% 239
North East +1 74 £47,261 +18.15% 126
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
1 982 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 406 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 194 (2.24%) IIS
4 102 (1.18%) Confluence
5 41 (0.47%) CMS
6 36 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 28 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 25 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 22 (0.25%) Apache
10 16 (0.18%) WordPress
11 14 (0.16%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.13%) SAS
13 10 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.10%) NServiceBus
14 9 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.10%) Site Server
15 8 (0.092%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.081%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1,432 (16.53%) Microsoft Office
2 803 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 397 (4.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 135 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 89 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 13 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.12%) PTC Creo
10 9 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
11 8 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.092%) InDesign
11 8 (0.092%) Simulink
12 7 (0.081%) InCopy
12 7 (0.081%) OrCAD
13 5 (0.058%) Trello
14 4 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.046%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 469 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 31 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.28%) Primavera
5 23 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 22 (0.25%) PlanetPress Connect
7 19 (0.22%) Salesforce CRM
8 16 (0.18%) Maximo
9 15 (0.17%) iTrent
9 15 (0.17%) SAP Business One
10 14 (0.16%) NetSuite
10 14 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
11 12 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
11 12 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
12 11 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
13 10 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (0.12%) Shopify
14 9 (0.10%) SAP ERP
15 8 (0.092%) Distributed Ledger
16 7 (0.081%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4,286 (49.48%) Azure
2 2,937 (33.91%) Microsoft 365
3 1,421 (16.40%) Power Platform
4 873 (10.08%) Dynamics 365
5 868 (10.02%) AWS
6 748 (8.64%) Entra ID
7 739 (8.53%) Azure DevOps
8 526 (6.07%) SaaS
9 500 (5.77%) PaaS
10 449 (5.18%) IaaS
11 409 (4.72%) PowerApps
12 366 (4.23%) Serverless
13 305 (3.52%) Power Automate
14 257 (2.97%) GCP
15 248 (2.86%) Azure Functions
16 228 (2.63%) OneDrive
17 174 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
18 139 (1.60%) Azure Logic Apps
19 131 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
20 127 (1.47%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 967 (11.16%) Firewall
2 752 (8.68%) DNS
3 648 (7.48%) WAN
4 625 (7.22%) DHCP
5 499 (5.76%) VPN
6 482 (5.56%) LAN
7 352 (4.06%) Wireless
8 317 (3.66%) TCP/IP
9 291 (3.36%) SAN
10 260 (3.00%) VLAN
11 250 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
12 226 (2.61%) SD-WAN
13 201 (2.32%) Network Security
14 193 (2.23%) VoIP
15 163 (1.88%) Internet
16 138 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
17 115 (1.33%) WebEx
18 102 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
19 73 (0.84%) NAS
20 68 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,265 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 768 (8.87%) Power BI
3 266 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 257 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 212 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 170 (1.96%) Data Lake
7 158 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 133 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 110 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 110 (1.27%) Tableau
10 106 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 98 (1.13%) NoSQL
12 90 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
13 88 (1.02%) MySQL
14 65 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 59 (0.68%) Big Data
16 49 (0.57%) Power Query
17 47 (0.54%) MongoDB
18 45 (0.52%) Oracle Database
19 41 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 307 (3.54%) Git
2 262 (3.02%) JIRA
3 126 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 101 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 62 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 61 (0.70%) GitLab
7 54 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 39 (0.45%) Bitbucket
9 35 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 31 (0.36%) Postman
11 28 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
12 27 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 27 (0.31%) Selenium
13 24 (0.28%) MSI
14 23 (0.27%) NUnit
15 21 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
16 20 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
17 17 (0.20%) AdminStudio
17 17 (0.20%) InstallShield
17 17 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 2,532 (29.23%) Social Skills
2 1,955 (22.57%) Finance
3 883 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
4 427 (4.93%) Retail
5 401 (4.63%) Legal
6 371 (4.28%) Law
7 351 (4.05%) Public Sector
8 335 (3.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 334 (3.86%) Banking
10 318 (3.67%) Marketing
11 289 (3.34%) Organisational Skills
12 285 (3.29%) Manufacturing
13 236 (2.72%) Telecoms
14 230 (2.66%) Presentation Skills
15 149 (1.72%) Investment Banking
16 114 (1.32%) Documentation Skills
17 88 (1.02%) Electronics
18 79 (0.91%) Influencing Skills
19 77 (0.89%) Back Office
20 68 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,441 (16.64%) Analyst
2 1,092 (12.61%) Senior
3 1,032 (11.91%) Developer
4 726 (8.38%) Support Engineer
5 697 (8.05%) Architect
6 681 (7.86%) IT Support
7 585 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 524 (6.05%) Lead
9 510 (5.89%) IT Engineer
10 406 (4.69%) Support Analyst
11 358 (4.13%) Consultant
12 305 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
13 303 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
14 278 (3.21%) IT Analyst
15 270 (3.12%) .NET Developer
16 264 (3.05%) IT Support Engineer
17 260 (3.00%) Dynamics 365 Architect
18 248 (2.86%) IT Manager
19 239 (2.76%) Azure Engineer
20 237 (2.74%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,009 (11.65%) .NET
2 390 (4.50%) HTML
3 337 (3.89%) CSS
4 274 (3.16%) ASP.NET
5 240 (2.77%) AngularJS
6 237 (2.74%) .NET Framework
7 234 (2.70%) React
8 231 (2.67%) .NET Core
9 183 (2.11%) REST
10 151 (1.74%) Web Services
11 137 (1.58%) XML
12 136 (1.57%) JSON
13 135 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 130 (1.50%) RESTful
15 115 (1.33%) Entity Framework
16 112 (1.29%) HTML5
17 103 (1.19%) Node.js
18 97 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
19 90 (1.04%) jQuery
20 85 (0.98%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 477 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
2 401 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 339 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 227 (2.62%) Driving Licence
5 189 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
6 182 (2.10%) Public Cloud
7 158 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 143 (1.65%) Onboarding
9 142 (1.64%) Product Ownership
10 125 (1.44%) Clustering
11 108 (1.25%) Cloud Native
11 108 (1.25%) Replication
12 96 (1.11%) PKI
13 94 (1.09%) Wiki
14 92 (1.06%) Low-Code
15 78 (0.90%) NHS
16 71 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 69 (0.80%) Data Structures
18 63 (0.73%) Private Cloud
19 58 (0.67%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 2,930 (33.83%) Windows
2 1,397 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 883 (10.19%) Windows 10
4 477 (5.51%) Linux
5 368 (4.25%) Android
6 333 (3.84%) Windows Server 2019
7 324 (3.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 297 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 222 (2.56%) Apple iOS
10 179 (2.07%) Mac OS
11 133 (1.54%) Windows 7
12 63 (0.73%) Unix
13 53 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (0.60%) Windows 8
15 48 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 48 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (0.46%) VMS
18 38 (0.44%) CentOS
19 29 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,687 (19.48%) Agile
2 1,683 (19.43%) Problem-Solving
3 1,269 (14.65%) DevOps
4 1,128 (13.02%) ITIL
5 1,039 (11.99%) Customer Service
6 872 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
7 724 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 691 (7.98%) Roadmaps
9 656 (7.57%) Mentoring
10 635 (7.33%) CRM
11 609 (7.03%) Project Management
12 576 (6.65%) Migration
13 574 (6.63%) Cybersecurity
14 551 (6.36%) Project Delivery
15 535 (6.18%) Analytics
16 524 (6.05%) CI/CD
17 423 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
18 421 (4.86%) Computer Science
19 393 (4.54%) Decision-Making
20 389 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,668 (19.26%) SQL
2 1,037 (11.97%) PowerShell
3 1,013 (11.69%) C#
4 636 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 478 (5.52%) Python
6 302 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 185 (2.14%) Bash
8 148 (1.71%) Java
9 131 (1.51%) TypeScript
10 93 (1.07%) VB
11 79 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions
12 68 (0.79%) Bicep
13 66 (0.76%) PHP
14 57 (0.66%) C++
15 50 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 48 (0.55%) Ruby
17 43 (0.50%) VB.NET
18 40 (0.46%) Kusto Query Language
19 36 (0.42%) Go
20 35 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,376 (15.89%) Degree
2 832 (9.61%) Security Cleared
3 653 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 581 (6.71%) SC Cleared
5 314 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 306 (3.53%) Azure Certification
7 239 (2.76%) DV Cleared
8 213 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
9 183 (2.11%) MCSE
10 158 (1.82%) Master's Degree
11 138 (1.59%) CCNA
12 104 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 103 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
13 103 (1.19%) MCSA
14 98 (1.13%) CISSP
15 93 (1.07%) CCNP
15 93 (1.07%) DBS Check
16 89 (1.03%) MCP
17 69 (0.80%) A+ Certification
18 55 (0.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (4.68%) SLA
2 264 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 219 (2.53%) QA
4 184 (2.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 152 (1.75%) Data Quality
6 138 (1.59%) GDPR
7 98 (1.13%) PMO
8 95 (1.10%) NIST
9 74 (0.85%) PCI DSS
10 67 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 55 (0.63%) Accessibility
12 34 (0.39%) NCSC
13 33 (0.38%) ISO 9001
14 17 (0.20%) GRC
14 17 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 17 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17025
15 12 (0.14%) IFRS
16 11 (0.13%) GAAP
16 11 (0.13%) GxP
16 11 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2,521 (29.10%) Active Directory
2 851 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 573 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 241 (2.78%) Docker
5 214 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
6 159 (1.84%) vSphere
7 157 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
7 157 (1.81%) XenApp
8 120 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 117 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 115 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 94 (1.09%) Firmware
12 46 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
13 44 (0.51%) VMware NSX
14 28 (0.32%) vCloud
15 24 (0.28%) BitLocker
16 19 (0.22%) Terminal Services
17 12 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
18 11 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 731 (8.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 640 (7.39%) SCCM
3 286 (3.30%) Kubernetes
4 282 (3.26%) Terraform
5 149 (1.72%) SCOM
6 142 (1.64%) Ansible
7 103 (1.19%) WSUS
8 96 (1.11%) AirWatch
9 93 (1.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 70 (0.81%) FortiGate
11 68 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
12 61 (0.70%) vCenter Server
13 56 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
13 56 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
14 54 (0.62%) Jamf Pro
15 53 (0.61%) Nessus
16 49 (0.57%) Puppet
17 41 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 36 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
19 27 (0.31%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1,225 (14.14%) VMware
2 670 (7.73%) Cisco
3 507 (5.85%) Citrix
4 296 (3.42%) Oracle
5 275 (3.17%) ServiceNow
6 274 (3.16%) Google
7 271 (3.13%) Apple
8 221 (2.55%) HP
9 196 (2.26%) SAP
10 193 (2.23%) Veeam
11 140 (1.62%) Dell
12 139 (1.60%) Meraki
13 133 (1.54%) Palo Alto
14 126 (1.45%) Databricks
15 101 (1.17%) Salesforce
16 98 (1.13%) SolarWinds
17 89 (1.03%) Aruba
18 87 (1.00%) Adobe
19 82 (0.95%) IBM
19 82 (0.95%) Red Hat