Microsoft Jobs in the North of England

Microsoft
England > North of England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England requiring knowledge or experience of Microsoft products and/or services. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Microsoft over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2,633 2,660 4,076
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 15.18% 19.69% 20.95%
As % of the Vendors category 48.58% 46.88% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,002 1,597 2,279
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,639 £24,860
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,985 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,161 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.86% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £56,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -

All Vendors
North of England

Microsoft falls under the Vendor Products and Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of all vendor products and services in the North of England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,420 5,674 7,595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 31.25% 42.00% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,718 3,462 4,354
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,513 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,500 £46,223
Median % change year-on-year -7.77% +11.42% +1.59%
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,715 £76,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.30% +4.55% +2.33%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the North of England

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in the North of England

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the North of England

Microsoft
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North of England region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
North West -1 1,432 £45,000 -4.26% 346
Yorkshire +1 895 £42,500 -0.02% 214
North East +1 307 £40,000 -6.98% 101
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of 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
1 223 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 221 (8.39%) Microsoft Exchange
3 51 (1.94%) IIS
4 18 (0.68%) SAS
5 17 (0.65%) Apache
6 14 (0.53%) Confluence
7 11 (0.42%) WordPress
8 10 (0.38%) CMS
9 9 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.23%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.15%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.076%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.076%) Resin
14 2 (0.076%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.076%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.076%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.038%) Moodle
Applications
1 510 (19.37%) Microsoft Office
2 325 (12.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 123 (4.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 11 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.076%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.076%) InDesign
8 2 (0.076%) SPSS
8 2 (0.076%) Stata
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.038%) Trello
Business Applications
1 102 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.67%) iTrent
3 23 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (0.87%) NEC Housing
4 15 (0.57%) Sage 200
5 13 (0.49%) Infor SunSystems
6 8 (0.30%) Magento
7 6 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.19%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.19%) Sage CRM
8 5 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.15%) MIS ActiveH
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.11%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.11%) Shopify
11 1 (0.038%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1,025 (38.93%) Azure
2 799 (30.35%) Microsoft 365
3 305 (11.58%) Power Platform
4 228 (8.66%) Entra ID
5 224 (8.51%) Dynamics 365
6 189 (7.18%) AWS
7 141 (5.36%) Azure DevOps
8 118 (4.48%) PowerApps
9 99 (3.76%) Power Automate
10 88 (3.34%) GCP
11 85 (3.23%) SaaS
12 61 (2.32%) OneDrive
13 44 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
14 40 (1.52%) IaaS
15 38 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
16 35 (1.33%) Azure Logic Apps
16 35 (1.33%) PaaS
17 34 (1.29%) Google Workspace
18 29 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
19 25 (0.95%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 213 (8.09%) Firewall
2 177 (6.72%) WAN
3 171 (6.49%) DNS
4 154 (5.85%) LAN
5 132 (5.01%) DHCP
6 99 (3.76%) SAN
7 87 (3.30%) VPN
8 86 (3.27%) TCP/IP
9 61 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
9 61 (2.32%) Wireless
10 56 (2.13%) Network Security
11 52 (1.97%) VoIP
12 51 (1.94%) Internet
13 44 (1.67%) VLAN
14 37 (1.41%) NAS
15 33 (1.25%) SD-WAN
16 32 (1.22%) Broadband
17 31 (1.18%) WLAN
18 23 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
19 19 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 161 (6.11%) Power BI
3 75 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 65 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (2.05%) Relational Database
8 42 (1.60%) Data Lake
9 33 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (0.95%) MySQL
11 19 (0.72%) Power Query
12 18 (0.68%) MongoDB
12 18 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (0.61%) DB2
15 14 (0.53%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.49%) Big Data
16 13 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (2.85%) Git
2 37 (1.41%) JIRA
3 26 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 17 (0.65%) GitLab
5 16 (0.61%) Jasmine
5 16 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.19%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.11%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.11%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.11%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (0.11%) NUnit
10 3 (0.11%) Postman
10 3 (0.11%) Selenium
10 3 (0.11%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.11%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 860 (32.66%) Social Skills
2 438 (16.64%) Finance
3 304 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
4 231 (8.77%) Retail
5 209 (7.94%) Legal
6 172 (6.53%) Law
7 128 (4.86%) Public Sector
8 122 (4.63%) Marketing
9 92 (3.49%) Organisational Skills
10 76 (2.89%) Manufacturing
11 53 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
12 51 (1.94%) Banking
12 51 (1.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 48 (1.82%) Telecoms
14 43 (1.63%) Local Government
15 39 (1.48%) Advertising
16 38 (1.44%) Police
17 29 (1.10%) Games
18 25 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
19 19 (0.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 403 (15.31%) Analyst
2 324 (12.31%) Developer
3 276 (10.48%) Senior
4 231 (8.77%) IT Support
5 222 (8.43%) Lead
6 170 (6.46%) Consultant
7 166 (6.30%) Support Engineer
8 161 (6.11%) IT Engineer
9 155 (5.89%) Architect
10 152 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 120 (4.56%) IT Manager
12 108 (4.10%) Service Analyst
13 101 (3.84%) IT Support Engineer
14 98 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
15 82 (3.11%) .NET Developer
16 79 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
17 77 (2.92%) IT Analyst
18 75 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
19 74 (2.81%) Administrator
19 74 (2.81%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (8.66%) .NET
2 105 (3.99%) ASP.NET
3 104 (3.95%) HTML
4 96 (3.65%) .NET Core
5 73 (2.77%) CSS
6 68 (2.58%) .NET Framework
7 61 (2.32%) AngularJS
8 59 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (2.16%) Entity Framework
10 53 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (1.79%) XML
12 46 (1.75%) Web Services
13 45 (1.71%) JSON
13 45 (1.71%) REST
14 43 (1.63%) HTML5
14 43 (1.63%) React
15 26 (0.99%) Node.js
15 26 (0.99%) RESTful
16 25 (0.95%) Blazor
17 24 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 127 (4.82%) Management Information System
2 113 (4.29%) Driving Licence
3 103 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 88 (3.34%) Public Cloud
5 84 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 49 (1.86%) Onboarding
7 38 (1.44%) PKI
8 34 (1.29%) Product Ownership
8 34 (1.29%) Smartphone
9 30 (1.14%) Cloud Native
9 30 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 24 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
12 23 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
12 23 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
13 21 (0.80%) Low-Code
13 21 (0.80%) PMI
14 20 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
14 20 (0.76%) Replication
15 19 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 659 (25.03%) Windows
2 270 (10.25%) Windows Server
3 188 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 115 (4.37%) Linux
5 61 (2.32%) Android
6 55 (2.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 47 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
8 44 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 42 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (1.22%) Mac OS
11 31 (1.18%) VMS
12 25 (0.95%) Windows 7
13 22 (0.84%) Windows Vista
14 17 (0.65%) Unix
15 12 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.34%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.30%) Solaris
19 7 (0.27%) Windows 8
20 4 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
2 417 (15.84%) Customer Service
3 389 (14.77%) Agile
4 322 (12.23%) ITIL
5 250 (9.49%) DevOps
6 235 (8.93%) CRM
7 233 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
8 232 (8.81%) Cybersecurity
9 218 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 214 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 208 (7.90%) Project Management
12 184 (6.99%) Mentoring
13 174 (6.61%) ERP
14 162 (6.15%) Migration
14 162 (6.15%) Roadmaps
15 159 (6.04%) Coaching
16 154 (5.85%) Decision-Making
17 151 (5.73%) Analytics
18 136 (5.17%) Time Management
19 135 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 456 (17.32%) SQL
2 264 (10.03%) C#
3 195 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 177 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 95 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 85 (3.23%) Python
7 55 (2.09%) TypeScript
8 43 (1.63%) VBA
9 32 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 27 (1.03%) Bash
11 25 (0.95%) VB
12 22 (0.84%) Java
13 17 (0.65%) R
14 16 (0.61%) VB6
15 14 (0.53%) Scala
16 13 (0.49%) Kotlin
17 12 (0.46%) Bicep
17 12 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions
17 12 (0.46%) Go
17 12 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 371 (14.09%) Degree
2 231 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (3.53%) Azure Certification
4 91 (3.46%) Security Cleared
5 79 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (2.62%) CCNA
7 66 (2.51%) DBS Check
8 51 (1.94%) SC Cleared
9 50 (1.90%) CCNP
10 49 (1.86%) MCP
11 48 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 40 (1.52%) PMI Certification
13 38 (1.44%) A+ Certification
14 31 (1.18%) CIMA
15 25 (0.95%) ACCA
15 25 (0.95%) MCSE
16 22 (0.84%) CISSP
17 20 (0.76%) PMP
18 17 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 16 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.09%) SLA
2 75 (2.85%) GDPR
2 75 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (2.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 56 (2.13%) QA
5 32 (1.22%) Accessibility
6 29 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.87%) NIST
8 20 (0.76%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.68%) PMO
10 11 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.30%) GRC
13 5 (0.19%) COSHH
13 5 (0.19%) NEBOSH
14 4 (0.15%) COBIT
14 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 625 (23.74%) Active Directory
2 152 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 146 (5.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (1.06%) vSphere
7 24 (0.91%) RACF
8 22 (0.84%) Terminal Services
9 15 (0.57%) Docker
10 7 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.19%) KVM
12 5 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.19%) XenApp
13 4 (0.15%) Firmware
13 4 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.11%) IAG
14 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 207 (7.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 67 (2.54%) SCCM
3 57 (2.16%) Kubernetes
3 57 (2.16%) Terraform
4 32 (1.22%) WSUS
5 24 (0.91%) vCenter Server
6 21 (0.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 21 (0.80%) Ansible
7 18 (0.68%) SCOM
8 17 (0.65%) Autotask
9 14 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.46%) Stealthwatch
11 11 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
12 9 (0.34%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.30%) Grafana
13 8 (0.30%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 7 (0.27%) SysTrack
Vendors
1 292 (11.09%) VMware
2 172 (6.53%) Google
3 143 (5.43%) Cisco
4 107 (4.06%) Apple
5 99 (3.76%) SAP
6 89 (3.38%) Citrix
7 75 (2.85%) Oracle
8 58 (2.20%) Adobe
8 58 (2.20%) Dell
9 52 (1.97%) Veeam
10 51 (1.94%) ServiceNow
11 39 (1.48%) HP
12 38 (1.44%) Sophos
13 34 (1.29%) CyberArk
13 34 (1.29%) Fortinet
14 31 (1.18%) SolarWinds
15 29 (1.10%) Datto
16 28 (1.06%) Databricks
16 28 (1.06%) NetApp
17 27 (1.03%) Facebook