Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MSF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSF over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1158 1158 1237
Rank change year-on-year 0 +79 +28
Permanent jobs citing MSF 4 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.005% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 11
England median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% +64.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £89,750 £75,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.86% +64.71% -5.56%

MSF is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,334 149,865 173,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.84% 89.54% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 118,375 124,866 145,152
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

MSF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MSF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MSF in England

MSF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSF in England.

Salary trend for MSF in England

MSF
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSF in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MSF in England

MSF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
South East - 2 £83,750 -
North of England -9 1 - -
North East -16 1 - -
London - 1 £65,000 -
MSF
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing MSF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MSF.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) MOF
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud

MSF
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) MOF
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware