Period
to 24 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 January 2021 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 > Surrey
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 254 920 851
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 18.35% 25.66% 18.70%
As % of the Vendors category 44.80% 50.36% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 311 863 764
Median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.32% -2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%

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 Surrey.

All Vendors
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 567 1,827 2,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 40.97% 50.95% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 461 1,570 1,684
Median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,875 £72,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Surrey

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Surrey.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Surrey

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Surrey

Microsoft
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
Guildford -5 87 £42,000 +13.51% 13
Godalming 0 43 £65,000 +47.73% 2
Woking -2 16 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Weybridge -2 10 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Leatherhead -2 9 £60,000 +66.67% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 7 - -
Redhill -4 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Dorking +4 5 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Epsom -3 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Addlestone +2 3 - -
Camberley -11 3 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Egham -5 2 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Reigate -7 2 - - 1
Cranleigh - 2 £22,500 -
Staines -6 1 £67,500 -3.57% 5
Farnham -6 1 £21,000 -20.75% 1
Walton-on-Thames -8 1 £52,500 +133.33% 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 150 (59.06%) Azure
2 125 (49.21%) Active Directory
3 116 (45.67%) Windows
4 114 (44.88%) Office 365
5 88 (34.65%) VMware
6 81 (31.89%) SQL
7 67 (26.38%) SQL Server
8 66 (25.98%) Windows Server
9 59 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (21.26%) Hyper-V
11 51 (20.08%) PowerShell
12 49 (19.29%) SCCM
13 48 (18.90%) DevOps
14 46 (18.11%) Windows 10
15 45 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (17.32%) SharePoint
17 43 (16.93%) Azure Active Directory
18 41 (16.14%) MCSE
19 40 (15.75%) MS Exchange
19 40 (15.75%) Microsoft Intune
20 39 (15.35%) Cisco
21 38 (14.96%) PaaS
21 38 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
22 36 (14.17%) Citrix
22 36 (14.17%) Data Centre
23 35 (13.78%) Firewall
23 35 (13.78%) IaaS
24 34 (13.39%) AWS
24 34 (13.39%) Microsoft Office
24 34 (13.39%) Public Cloud

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 44 (17.32%) SharePoint
2 40 (15.75%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.33%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.76%) CMS
6 7 (2.76%) Confluence
7 5 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.57%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.18%) IIS
9 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.79%) DNN
10 2 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (13.39%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Figma
4 1 (0.39%) InVision
4 1 (0.39%) Marvel
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.79%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.79%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 150 (59.06%) Azure
2 114 (44.88%) Office 365
3 43 (16.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 38 (14.96%) PaaS
5 35 (13.78%) IaaS
6 34 (13.39%) AWS
7 31 (12.20%) Power Platform
8 24 (9.45%) SaaS
9 15 (5.91%) PowerApps
10 13 (5.12%) Power Automate
11 10 (3.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (3.94%) GitHub
12 8 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (2.76%) Mimecast
14 5 (1.97%) Azure Functions
14 5 (1.97%) BrowserStack
14 5 (1.97%) Logic Apps
14 5 (1.97%) Serverless
15 4 (1.57%) OneDrive
16 3 (1.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.78%) Firewall
2 30 (11.81%) SAN
3 28 (11.02%) DNS
4 17 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.69%) VoIP
4 17 (6.69%) VPN
5 13 (5.12%) DHCP
6 11 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (4.33%) Skype
7 10 (3.94%) VLAN
8 6 (2.36%) BGP
8 6 (2.36%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.36%) Kerberos
8 6 (2.36%) MPLS
9 5 (1.97%) WAN
10 4 (1.57%) HTTP
10 4 (1.57%) IPv4
10 4 (1.57%) LAN
10 4 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.02%) Power BI
3 13 (5.12%) Data Lake
4 10 (3.94%) Big Data
5 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.54%) Tableau
6 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.76%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.76%) PowerPivot
8 6 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.97%) Redis
10 4 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.18%) Delta Lake
11 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.18%) Presto
11 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.15%) JIRA
3 7 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.97%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.97%) NUnit
4 5 (1.97%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.39%) JMeter
7 1 (0.39%) Maven
7 1 (0.39%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) Subversion
7 1 (0.39%) TestRail
7 1 (0.39%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (9.45%) Finance
2 10 (3.94%) Marketing
3 7 (2.76%) Law
4 4 (1.57%) Automotive
4 4 (1.57%) French Language
4 4 (1.57%) Games
5 3 (1.18%) Local Government
5 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.18%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.79%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.79%) Korean Language
6 2 (0.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (19.69%) Analyst
2 33 (12.99%) Developer
3 29 (11.42%) Support Engineer
4 25 (9.84%) Consultant
5 21 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (7.48%) Architect
7 18 (7.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (7.09%) IT Analyst
7 18 (7.09%) IT Support
8 17 (6.69%) IT Engineer
9 15 (5.91%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (5.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.12%) Business Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.72%) Service Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
12 11 (4.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 11 (4.33%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Azure Consultant
13 10 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.02%) .NET
2 22 (8.66%) RESTful
3 16 (6.30%) ASP.NET
4 15 (5.91%) Web Services
5 14 (5.51%) CSS
5 14 (5.51%) React
6 12 (4.72%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.72%) AngularJS
6 12 (4.72%) HTML
7 9 (3.54%) Entity Framework
7 9 (3.54%) jQuery
8 8 (3.15%) JSON
8 8 (3.15%) REST
9 7 (2.76%) .NET Core
9 7 (2.76%) EDI
9 7 (2.76%) Express
9 7 (2.76%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (2.76%) Pandas
10 6 (2.36%) WCF
11 5 (1.97%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.17%) Data Centre
2 34 (13.39%) Public Cloud
3 21 (8.27%) Private Cloud
4 17 (6.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.94%) Clustering
8 8 (3.15%) Replication
9 7 (2.76%) Life Science
10 5 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.97%) User Experience
11 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.57%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (1.18%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.79%) PKI
13 2 (0.79%) Wiki
14 1 (0.39%) CCTV
14 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 116 (45.67%) Windows
2 66 (25.98%) Windows Server
3 46 (18.11%) Windows 10
4 38 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (9.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (6.69%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (5.12%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.15%) Linux
10 6 (2.36%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.97%) Android
12 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.79%) CentOS
14 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.90%) DevOps
2 31 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (10.24%) ITIL
6 25 (9.84%) Migration
7 18 (7.09%) ITIL V3
7 18 (7.09%) PRINCE2
8 17 (6.69%) Presales
8 17 (6.69%) Project Management
9 16 (6.30%) Analytics
10 15 (5.91%) Data Analytics
10 15 (5.91%) Scrum
11 14 (5.51%) Data Modelling
12 12 (4.72%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.72%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.33%) Logistics
13 11 (4.33%) SOA
13 11 (4.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (31.89%) SQL
2 51 (20.08%) PowerShell
3 27 (10.63%) C#
4 11 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.94%) Python
6 6 (2.36%) Java
6 6 (2.36%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.57%) C
7 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.18%) R
8 3 (1.18%) VB
8 3 (1.18%) VBScript
9 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 45 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (16.14%) MCSE
3 29 (11.42%) Degree
4 24 (9.45%) CCNA
4 24 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (9.45%) Security Cleared
5 23 (9.06%) SC Cleared
6 18 (7.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.36%) MCSA
9 4 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.18%) MCP
11 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.39%) HNC
12 1 (0.39%) HND
12 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.39%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.51%) SLA
2 11 (4.33%) GDPR
3 7 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.36%) QA
5 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.79%) NIST
8 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 125 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 59 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (21.26%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.76%) Firmware
5 7 (2.76%) vSphere
6 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.18%) HDFS
8 2 (0.79%) Docker
8 2 (0.79%) NFS
8 2 (0.79%) XenApp
9 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.39%) pfSense
9 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (19.29%) SCCM
2 40 (15.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (7.09%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.36%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.79%) Ansible
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.79%) Puppet
6 2 (0.79%) Terraform
7 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.39%) SCOM
7 1 (0.39%) SCSM
7 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (34.65%) VMware
2 39 (15.35%) Cisco
3 36 (14.17%) Citrix
4 26 (10.24%) Veeam
5 12 (4.72%) ServiceNow
6 11 (4.33%) Databricks
7 10 (3.94%) HP
8 9 (3.54%) Dell
8 9 (3.54%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.76%) New Relic
10 6 (2.36%) Sophos
11 5 (1.97%) Google
11 5 (1.97%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.57%) Juniper
12 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.18%) Avaya
13 3 (1.18%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.18%) IBM
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle
13 3 (1.18%) Ruckus Wireless