Microsoft Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 1 December 2023 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.

6 months to
1 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6,064 13,581 12,300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.08% 20.35% 18.72%
As % of the Vendors category 44.78% 48.68% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,702 7,913 8,684
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £44,140
Median % change year-on-year - +1.95% -1.91%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% -

All Vendors
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,542 27,898 26,303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.62% 41.81% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9,813 15,508 17,886
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,502 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the UK excluding London

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the UK excluding London

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 1 December 2023.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the UK excluding London

Microsoft
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 1 December 2023. 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
South East +4 1,577 £47,500 - 1,027
North of England -2 1,366 £45,000 - 923
Midlands 0 1,172 £49,533 +5.39% 707
West Midlands +2 824 £47,500 +1.06% 466
South West -2 798 £45,000 +5.88% 437
North West -2 658 £45,000 - 508
Yorkshire -2 634 £45,000 -1.10% 301
East of England +2 413 £40,000 -5.88% 396
Scotland -2 397 £47,500 -5.00% 223
East Midlands -1 342 £50,000 +11.11% 239
Wales +1 264 £41,299 -2.83% 110
Northern Ireland +30 93 £43,750 -2.78% 58
North East +1 74 £47,261 +18.15% 126
Isle of Man +5 22 £60,000 +71.43% 1
Channel Islands +10 3 £47,000 +30.56%
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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
1 604 (9.96%) SharePoint
2 237 (3.91%) MS Exchange
3 180 (2.97%) IIS
4 79 (1.30%) Confluence
5 29 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 28 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 26 (0.43%) CMS
8 25 (0.41%) Umbraco
9 17 (0.28%) Skype for Business
10 14 (0.23%) Apache
11 12 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.13%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.12%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.12%) WordPress
15 6 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.099%) IBM Domino
15 6 (0.099%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 958 (15.80%) Microsoft Office
2 480 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 218 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 77 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 47 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.16%) PTC Creo
7 10 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
8 9 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.13%) Simulink
10 7 (0.12%) OrCAD
10 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.066%) CANalyzer
11 4 (0.066%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.066%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.066%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.049%) 1Password
12 3 (0.049%) Trello
13 2 (0.033%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 375 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 20 (0.33%) Primavera
5 18 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.26%) Maximo
7 14 (0.23%) iTrent
7 14 (0.23%) PlanetPress Connect
8 11 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 10 (0.16%) Shopify
10 8 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 7 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
11 7 (0.12%) Salesforce CRM
11 7 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.12%) SystmOne
12 6 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
13 5 (0.082%) NetSuite
13 5 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (0.082%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3,011 (49.65%) Azure
2 1,958 (32.29%) Microsoft 365
3 1,076 (17.74%) Power Platform
4 691 (11.40%) Dynamics 365
5 582 (9.60%) Azure DevOps
6 518 (8.54%) AWS
7 449 (7.40%) Entra ID
8 447 (7.37%) SaaS
9 358 (5.90%) PaaS
10 350 (5.77%) IaaS
11 277 (4.57%) Serverless
12 242 (3.99%) Azure Functions
13 201 (3.31%) PowerApps
14 169 (2.79%) Power Automate
15 125 (2.06%) OneDrive
16 117 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
17 115 (1.90%) GCP
18 91 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
19 79 (1.30%) Azure Sentinel
20 66 (1.09%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 692 (11.41%) Firewall
2 546 (9.00%) DNS
3 461 (7.60%) DHCP
4 432 (7.12%) WAN
5 354 (5.84%) LAN
6 310 (5.11%) VPN
7 242 (3.99%) TCP/IP
8 228 (3.76%) Wireless
9 208 (3.43%) SAN
10 166 (2.74%) VLAN
11 153 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
12 143 (2.36%) VoIP
13 120 (1.98%) Network Security
14 110 (1.81%) Internet
15 66 (1.09%) SD-WAN
15 66 (1.09%) SNMP
16 63 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
17 49 (0.81%) NAS
18 43 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
19 42 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 951 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 502 (8.28%) Power BI
3 203 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 171 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 151 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 108 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 88 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
8 71 (1.17%) Data Lake
9 69 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 61 (1.01%) Tableau
11 59 (0.97%) MySQL
12 57 (0.94%) NoSQL
12 57 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 50 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
14 48 (0.79%) Oracle Database
15 38 (0.63%) Power Query
16 33 (0.54%) MongoDB
17 32 (0.53%) Big Data
18 31 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
19 27 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 222 (3.66%) JIRA
2 193 (3.18%) Git
3 100 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 64 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 51 (0.84%) GitLab
6 46 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 37 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 32 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 26 (0.43%) MSI
10 24 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
11 23 (0.38%) NUnit
12 18 (0.30%) Postman
13 17 (0.28%) AdminStudio
13 17 (0.28%) InstallShield
14 15 (0.25%) Subversion
15 14 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
16 13 (0.21%) TeamCity
16 13 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
17 12 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 1,805 (29.77%) Social Skills
2 1,223 (20.17%) Finance
3 622 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 354 (5.84%) Retail
5 267 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 260 (4.29%) Legal
6 260 (4.29%) Public Sector
7 238 (3.92%) Law
8 219 (3.61%) Organisational Skills
9 210 (3.46%) Marketing
10 167 (2.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 160 (2.64%) Telecoms
12 143 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
13 104 (1.72%) Banking
14 71 (1.17%) Local Government
15 66 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
16 62 (1.02%) Electronics
17 54 (0.89%) Automotive
17 54 (0.89%) Back Office
18 49 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 959 (15.81%) Analyst
2 685 (11.30%) Senior
3 663 (10.93%) Developer
4 555 (9.15%) Support Engineer
5 534 (8.81%) Architect
6 456 (7.52%) IT Support
7 429 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 398 (6.56%) IT Engineer
9 341 (5.62%) Dynamics 365 Architect
10 335 (5.52%) Lead
11 311 (5.13%) Support Analyst
12 226 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
13 217 (3.58%) IT Support Engineer
14 198 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
15 195 (3.22%) Administrator
15 195 (3.22%) IT Analyst
16 194 (3.20%) Consultant
17 183 (3.02%) CRM Architect
17 183 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM Architect
18 166 (2.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 715 (11.79%) .NET
2 315 (5.19%) HTML
3 283 (4.67%) CSS
4 187 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 173 (2.85%) .NET Core
6 161 (2.66%) AngularJS
7 146 (2.41%) .NET Framework
8 145 (2.39%) React
9 108 (1.78%) REST
10 99 (1.63%) Web Services
11 93 (1.53%) HTML5
12 91 (1.50%) XML
13 90 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 90 (1.48%) jQuery
14 83 (1.37%) Entity Framework
15 69 (1.14%) RESTful
16 62 (1.02%) Node.js
17 55 (0.91%) JSON
18 52 (0.86%) ARM Templates
19 47 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 298 (4.91%) Management Information System
2 267 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
3 246 (4.06%) Driving Licence
4 242 (3.99%) Data Centre
5 126 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 119 (1.96%) Clustering
7 97 (1.60%) Product Ownership
8 87 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 74 (1.22%) Onboarding
10 72 (1.19%) PKI
11 71 (1.17%) Replication
12 58 (0.96%) Low-Code
13 56 (0.92%) NHS
14 53 (0.87%) Data Structures
15 47 (0.78%) Life Science
16 44 (0.73%) Private Cloud
16 44 (0.73%) Virtual Team
17 43 (0.71%) Cloud Native
18 41 (0.68%) CMDB
19 40 (0.66%) Operational Technology
Operating Systems
1 2,055 (33.89%) Windows
2 1,037 (17.10%) Windows Server
3 483 (7.97%) Windows 10
4 360 (5.94%) Linux
5 287 (4.73%) Windows Server 2019
6 268 (4.42%) Windows Server 2016
7 231 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 228 (3.76%) Android
9 123 (2.03%) Apple iOS
10 106 (1.75%) Windows 7
11 82 (1.35%) Mac OS
12 71 (1.17%) Unix
13 53 (0.87%) Windows 8
14 49 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 44 (0.73%) CentOS
16 40 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 21 (0.35%) Windows NT
19 20 (0.33%) Mac OS X
20 19 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,330 (21.93%) Problem-Solving
2 1,228 (20.25%) Agile
3 911 (15.02%) DevOps
4 852 (14.05%) ITIL
5 845 (13.93%) Customer Service
6 595 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
7 569 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 526 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 509 (8.39%) Actionable Insight
10 506 (8.34%) CRM
11 483 (7.97%) Roadmaps
12 423 (6.98%) Project Management
13 394 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
14 358 (5.90%) Analytics
15 342 (5.64%) Migration
16 337 (5.56%) CI/CD
17 331 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 323 (5.33%) Project Delivery
19 321 (5.29%) Service Management
20 291 (4.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,181 (19.48%) SQL
2 719 (11.86%) C#
3 697 (11.49%) PowerShell
4 405 (6.68%) JavaScript
5 252 (4.16%) Python
6 218 (3.59%) T-SQL
7 124 (2.04%) Java
8 99 (1.63%) Bash
9 95 (1.57%) TypeScript
10 67 (1.10%) VB
11 49 (0.81%) Bicep
12 41 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 40 (0.66%) PHP
14 39 (0.64%) C++
15 34 (0.56%) PL/SQL
16 23 (0.38%) JSX
17 22 (0.36%) Ruby
18 21 (0.35%) Kusto Query Language
18 21 (0.35%) MATLAB
18 21 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 860 (14.18%) Degree
2 758 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 528 (8.71%) SC Cleared
4 446 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 234 (3.86%) DV Cleared
6 193 (3.18%) Azure Certification
7 149 (2.46%) MCSE
8 146 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
9 110 (1.81%) CCNA
10 84 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 82 (1.35%) DBS Check
12 77 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 76 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
14 72 (1.19%) MCP
15 54 (0.89%) CISSP
15 54 (0.89%) MCSA
16 53 (0.87%) CCNP
17 51 (0.84%) A+ Certification
17 51 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
18 47 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (5.39%) SLA
2 179 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 155 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 118 (1.95%) QA
5 103 (1.70%) GDPR
6 82 (1.35%) Data Quality
7 65 (1.07%) PMO
8 47 (0.78%) NIST
9 41 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 39 (0.64%) PCI DSS
11 37 (0.61%) ISO 9001
12 33 (0.54%) Accessibility
13 19 (0.31%) NCSC
14 17 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 17 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17025
15 13 (0.21%) GRC
16 11 (0.18%) GxP
16 11 (0.18%) IFRS
17 10 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 8 (0.13%) GAAP
System Software
1 1,688 (27.84%) Active Directory
2 609 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 464 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 150 (2.47%) Docker
5 112 (1.85%) vSphere
6 92 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
7 87 (1.43%) Firmware
8 86 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 70 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 50 (0.82%) VMware NSX
10 50 (0.82%) XenApp
11 33 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
12 27 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 25 (0.41%) XenDesktop
14 18 (0.30%) BitLocker
14 18 (0.30%) Terminal Services
15 13 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.15%) Terminal Server
18 8 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 470 (7.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 391 (6.45%) SCCM
3 170 (2.80%) Kubernetes
4 162 (2.67%) Terraform
5 141 (2.33%) SCOM
6 88 (1.45%) WSUS
7 68 (1.12%) Ansible
8 59 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
9 54 (0.89%) FortiGate
10 52 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
11 49 (0.81%) Nessus
11 49 (0.81%) vCenter Server
12 46 (0.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 46 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
13 38 (0.63%) AirWatch
14 31 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 28 (0.46%) Puppet
16 26 (0.43%) OpenSSO
17 22 (0.36%) SCVMM
18 20 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 902 (14.87%) VMware
2 384 (6.33%) Cisco
3 262 (4.32%) Citrix
4 240 (3.96%) Oracle
5 188 (3.10%) ServiceNow
6 166 (2.74%) Apple
7 152 (2.51%) HP
8 141 (2.33%) Veeam
9 125 (2.06%) SAP
10 110 (1.81%) Google
11 106 (1.75%) Dell
12 87 (1.43%) Meraki
13 73 (1.20%) Remedy
14 71 (1.17%) SolarWinds
15 69 (1.14%) Red Hat
16 60 (0.99%) Aruba
17 58 (0.96%) Databricks
18 54 (0.89%) IBM
19 53 (0.87%) Fortinet
20 50 (0.82%) Salesforce