Period
to 24 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Microsoft Licensing in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Licensing over the 6 months to 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Licensing
UK
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1056 1176 1165
Rank change year-on-year +120 -11 +100
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 45 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.042% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 9
UK median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - +21.62%
10th Percentile £44,250 £32,843 £27,650
90th Percentile £125,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.89% -42.80%

Microsoft Licensing is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 61,962 70,907 68,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.78% 40.07% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 47,307 55,938 55,954
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -1.01%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,539 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,575 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Microsoft Licensing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Licensing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Licensing in the UK

Microsoft Licensing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Licensing in the UK

Microsoft Licensing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Licensing over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Licensing in the UK

Microsoft Licensing
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Licensing within the UK over the 6 months to 24 March 2019. 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
England +112 45 £60,000 +33.33%
London +76 24 £120,000 +84.62%
UK excluding London +78 21 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +54 15 £45,000 -5.26%
North of England +45 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Midlands +50 2 £55,000 -4.35%
Yorkshire +33 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands +20 2 £55,000 -4.35%
North West +41 1 £55,000 +83.33%
South West +8 1 £55,000 +83.33%

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Licensing.

1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 45 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 26 (57.78%) Office 365
3 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
3 23 (51.11%) ITIL
4 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (46.67%) Windows
6 18 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 18 (40.00%) Finance
7 16 (35.56%) Asset Management
8 15 (33.33%) VMware
8 15 (33.33%) SCCM
8 15 (33.33%) ISEB
8 15 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
8 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 15 (33.33%) Snow
9 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
9 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
10 11 (24.44%) Degree
11 9 (20.00%) Budget Control
11 9 (20.00%) SaaS
11 9 (20.00%) VoIP
11 9 (20.00%) People Management
11 9 (20.00%) Change Control
12 8 (17.78%) Software Audit
13 7 (15.56%) Analytics
14 6 (13.33%) Software Deployment
14 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving

Microsoft Licensing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 26 (57.78%) Office 365
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (20.00%) SaaS
4 4 (8.89%) IaaS
4 4 (8.89%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) VoIP
2 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) VPN
3 3 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) PBX
3 3 (6.67%) Skype
3 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Head of Infrastructure
1 14 (31.11%) Head of Operations
2 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Software Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Client Director
4 4 (8.89%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.22%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) IT Procurement Manager
6 1 (2.22%) PC Support
6 1 (2.22%) PC Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 23 (51.11%) ITIL
3 16 (35.56%) Asset Management
4 15 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
5 9 (20.00%) Budget Control
5 9 (20.00%) Change Control
5 9 (20.00%) People Management
6 8 (17.78%) Software Audit
7 7 (15.56%) Analytics
8 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (13.33%) Software Deployment
9 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.89%) CRM
10 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.89%) Service Management
11 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 3 (6.67%) Line Management
11 3 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) ISEB
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (24.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.22%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) Snow
2 15 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Sun
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) Mitel
4 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Xerox