Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor 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 20 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 > M4 Corridor
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 27.27% 3.57% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 54.55% 10.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
M4 Corridor median annual salary £69,000 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +165.38% - -
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 M4 Corridor.

All Vendors
M4 Corridor
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 22 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 50.00% 35.71% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 26
M4 Corridor median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% -29.41% +25.93%
10th Percentile £38,250 £43,000 £46,875
90th Percentile £67,250 £64,375 £89,375
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 M4 Corridor

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the M4 Corridor

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in the M4 Corridor.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 20 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 M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) Perl
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) SMTP
1 11 (91.67%) HTTP
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
1 11 (91.67%) SSL
1 11 (91.67%) Forcepoint
1 11 (91.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) Open Source
1 11 (91.67%) WinDbg
1 11 (91.67%) tcpdump
1 11 (91.67%) Regular Expression
1 11 (91.67%) Technical Analysis
1 11 (91.67%) Malware Analysis
1 11 (91.67%) OSINT
1 11 (91.67%) Burp Suite
1 11 (91.67%) Cyberthreat
1 11 (91.67%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) Wireshark

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the M4 Corridor 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
1 11 (91.67%) HTTP
1 11 (91.67%) SMTP
1 11 (91.67%) SSL
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (91.67%) tcpdump
1 11 (91.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Burp Suite
1 11 (91.67%) IDA Disassembler
1 11 (91.67%) OllyDbg
1 11 (91.67%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Malware Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Malware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Blog
1 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
1 11 (91.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 11 (91.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Malware Analysis
1 11 (91.67%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) Open Source
1 11 (91.67%) OSINT
1 11 (91.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) Technical Analysis
1 11 (91.67%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development
2 1 (8.33%) Lead Generation
2 1 (8.33%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) Perl
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
1 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) Ruby
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Forcepoint