The median annual salary for a Microsoft Specialist was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 457 468
Rank change year-on-year +76 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 8 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.021% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.021% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Median salary £57,500 £39,146 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.88% -17.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £36,819 £36,250
% change year-on-year +32.40% +1.56%  

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 14347 18739 20752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.83% 96.79% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12072 15952 16618
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Microsoft Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Microsoft Specialist in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +41 4 £60,000 +53.27%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £52,500 - 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 30 April 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) SCCM
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) SCOM
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow
5 4 (30.77%) SCOrch
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) VB
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) Presales
6 3 (23.08%) Office 365
6 3 (23.08%) Business Development
7 2 (15.38%) WSUS
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (15.38%) Software Licensing
7 2 (15.38%) Skype
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange

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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Business Development
2 3 (23.08%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) SCOrch
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas
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