Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 18 November 2017 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
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 12.00% 8.62% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 35.71% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Home Counties median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -34.62% +136.36%
10th Percentile £46,250 £32,500 £54,725
90th Percentile £53,750 £82,000 £71,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -

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 Home Counties.

All Vendors
Home Counties
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 9 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 36.00% 24.14% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 24
Home Counties median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -31.43% +115.38%
10th Percentile £38,250 £32,000 £53,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,500 £130,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the Home Counties

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in the Home Counties.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365 Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio