Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Licensing
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1091 1168 1191
Rank change year-on-year +77 +23 +106
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 34 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.051% 0.045% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 13
UK median annual salary £120,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.62% +30.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £45,375 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £125,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £35,571 £42,500
% change year-on-year +19.48% -16.30% +41.67%

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 66,212 73,327 73,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.86% 41.16% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50,830 55,441 60,065
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Licensing in the UK

Microsoft Licensing
Top 8 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 16 December 2018. 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 +83 33 £120,000 +84.62% 3
London +59 28 £120,000 +84.62% 1
UK excluding London +47 5 £42,500 +19.48% 2
South East 0 3 - - 2
Midlands +20 1 £45,000 +55.17%
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
North of England - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 34 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 29 (85.29%) Active Directory
3 28 (82.35%) Windows
4 27 (79.41%) Office 365
5 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (64.71%) Hyper-V
6 22 (64.71%) MS Exchange
6 22 (64.71%) Finance
6 22 (64.71%) VMware
6 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
7 18 (52.94%) ITIL
8 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
9 12 (35.29%) SaaS
9 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
10 10 (29.41%) Change Control
10 10 (29.41%) People Management
10 10 (29.41%) Budget Control
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (20.59%) VoIP
12 6 (17.65%) VPN
12 6 (17.65%) Sun
12 6 (17.65%) Firewall
12 6 (17.65%) Software Deployment
12 6 (17.65%) Analytics
13 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
13 3 (8.82%) SLA
13 3 (8.82%) ISEB
13 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification

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 22 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (79.41%) Office 365
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (35.29%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) VoIP
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) MPLS
3 1 (2.94%) Skype
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) WLAN
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Head of Infrastructure
1 22 (64.71%) Head of Operations
2 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
2 4 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Head of IT
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Licensing Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Software Licensing Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 18 (52.94%) ITIL
3 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
4 10 (29.41%) Budget Control
4 10 (29.41%) Change Control
4 10 (29.41%) People Management
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Software Deployment
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) Software Audit
8 1 (2.94%) B2B Sales
8 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.94%) Data Security
8 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.94%) Presales
8 1 (2.94%) Security Management
8 1 (2.94%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (85.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (64.71%) Hyper-V
2 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Sun
4 3 (8.82%) Snow
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Sonus