Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Specialist was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Specialist
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 613 642
Rank change year-on-year +87 +29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 14 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.016% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
South East median annual salary £53,750 £39,146 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.31% -17.59% -
10th Percentile £39,150 £29,887 £44,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +7.89% +17.28% -12.90%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 28908 36942 41312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.67% 97.05% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24236 31454 33488
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Microsoft Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Microsoft Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Specialist in the South East

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the South East.

Salary trend for Microsoft Specialist in the South East

Microsoft Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Specialist in the South East

Microsoft Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Specialist within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Thames Valley +69 9 £47,500 -2.06% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 - -
Surrey +51 4 £60,000 +94.86%
Berkshire +51 3 £47,500 -2.06% 1
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Specialist
England

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Microsoft Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Microsoft Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
5 9 (64.29%) Office 365
5 9 (64.29%) Task Automation
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (57.14%) SCCM
6 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (50.00%) Clustering
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco
8 6 (42.86%) Skype for Business
8 6 (42.86%) WSUS
8 6 (42.86%) Skype
9 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
9 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
9 5 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
9 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
9 5 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (35.71%) Release Management
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX

Microsoft Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (42.86%) Skype for Business
3 5 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Skype
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Task Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
2 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Facilities Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) WSUS
3 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 4 (28.57%) SCOrch
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) CA
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) arcserve
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Google
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
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