Microsoft Jobs with Work from Home Options

Microsoft
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work requiring knowledge or experience of Microsoft products and/or services. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Microsoft over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 5 8 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7,254 6,519 10,701
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.41% 17.39% 14.14%
As % of the Vendors category 51.43% 43.32% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,186 4,691 6,924
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,825 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -

All Vendors
Work from Home

Microsoft falls under the Vendor Products and Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a remote or hybrid options requiring knowledge or experience of all vendor products and services.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 14,105 15,048 28,246
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 39.68% 40.15% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9,890 10,560 15,532
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Microsoft trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft.

Microsoft salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Microsoft over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Microsoft salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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
1 628 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 507 (6.99%) Microsoft Exchange
3 175 (2.41%) IIS
4 89 (1.23%) CMS
5 57 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 50 (0.69%) Confluence
7 47 (0.65%) Kentico
8 44 (0.61%) Apache
9 43 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 36 (0.50%) Headless CMS
11 31 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 18 (0.25%) WordPress
13 17 (0.23%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.14%) ArcGIS
14 10 (0.14%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
15 8 (0.11%) Moodle
16 7 (0.096%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.096%) SAS
17 6 (0.083%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 990 (13.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 771 (10.63%) Microsoft Office
3 154 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 110 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 37 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.22%) Adobe XD
8 8 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.11%) InDesign
8 8 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.096%) Sketch
10 6 (0.083%) InVision
10 6 (0.083%) Trello
11 5 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.069%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.069%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 287 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (0.80%) Primavera
3 52 (0.72%) NEC Housing
4 47 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 28 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 14 (0.19%) Elite 3E
6 14 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 12 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 11 (0.15%) iTrent
10 10 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
10 10 (0.14%) NetSuite
10 10 (0.14%) PlanetPress Connect
11 7 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
11 7 (0.096%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 7 (0.096%) Sage 50
12 5 (0.069%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,692 (50.90%) Azure
2 1,776 (24.48%) Microsoft 365
3 1,074 (14.81%) Power Platform
4 751 (10.35%) Entra ID
5 699 (9.64%) AWS
6 641 (8.84%) Dynamics 365
7 447 (6.16%) Azure DevOps
8 333 (4.59%) PowerApps
9 326 (4.49%) SaaS
10 301 (4.15%) Power Automate
11 219 (3.02%) GCP
12 135 (1.86%) PaaS
13 125 (1.72%) IaaS
14 116 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
15 109 (1.50%) OneDrive
16 101 (1.39%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 101 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
17 94 (1.30%) Serverless
18 85 (1.17%) Azure Monitor
19 68 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 771 (10.63%) Broadband
2 469 (6.47%) Firewall
3 390 (5.38%) DNS
4 341 (4.70%) WAN
5 289 (3.98%) DHCP
6 240 (3.31%) LAN
7 220 (3.03%) 5G
8 192 (2.65%) Internet
9 171 (2.36%) SAN
10 169 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
11 166 (2.29%) VPN
12 152 (2.10%) Wireless
13 142 (1.96%) TCP/IP
14 119 (1.64%) SD-WAN
15 115 (1.59%) Network Security
16 106 (1.46%) VLAN
17 88 (1.21%) VoIP
18 77 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
19 59 (0.81%) Unified Communications
20 47 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,684 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 706 (9.73%) Power BI
3 318 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 260 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 254 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
6 248 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 237 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
8 162 (2.23%) Relational Database
9 155 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 86 (1.19%) Data Lake
11 78 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 58 (0.80%) MySQL
13 57 (0.79%) Oracle Database
14 50 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
15 47 (0.65%) DB2
16 46 (0.63%) Big Data
17 41 (0.57%) NoSQL
17 41 (0.57%) Tableau
18 40 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (0.33%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 184 (2.54%) Git
2 171 (2.36%) JIRA
3 116 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 49 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 34 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 32 (0.44%) GitLab
8 28 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 28 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
9 26 (0.36%) NUnit
10 23 (0.32%) Selenium
11 21 (0.29%) Postman
12 15 (0.21%) Balsamiq
13 13 (0.18%) Axure RP
14 12 (0.17%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.17%) JMeter
15 11 (0.15%) Moq
15 11 (0.15%) SpecFlow
16 10 (0.14%) MSTest
16 10 (0.14%) Yeoman
General
1 2,425 (33.43%) Social Skills
2 1,735 (23.92%) Finance
3 1,225 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
4 489 (6.74%) Influencing Skills
5 467 (6.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 425 (5.86%) Public Sector
7 358 (4.94%) Legal
8 356 (4.91%) Retail
9 282 (3.89%) Marketing
10 257 (3.54%) Organisational Skills
11 231 (3.18%) Law
12 220 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
13 153 (2.11%) Advertising
14 133 (1.83%) Banking
15 115 (1.59%) Telecoms
16 103 (1.42%) Games
17 96 (1.32%) Local Government
17 96 (1.32%) Manufacturing
18 81 (1.12%) Police
19 76 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,614 (22.25%) Developer
2 1,121 (15.45%) Senior
3 1,114 (15.36%) Analyst
4 872 (12.02%) .NET Developer
5 553 (7.62%) Architect
6 532 (7.33%) Consultant
7 424 (5.85%) Lead
8 376 (5.18%) C# Developer
9 355 (4.89%) Senior Analyst
10 312 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 304 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 284 (3.92%) IT Support
13 275 (3.79%) Support Engineer
14 264 (3.64%) IT Engineer
15 217 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
16 210 (2.89%) Linux Specialist
17 190 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
18 180 (2.48%) Senior Developer
19 177 (2.44%) Administrator
20 173 (2.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,418 (19.55%) .NET
2 881 (12.15%) ASP.NET
3 856 (11.80%) .NET Core
4 773 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 661 (9.11%) AngularJS
6 580 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 569 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 565 (7.79%) HTML
9 558 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 384 (5.29%) React
11 364 (5.02%) CSS
12 342 (4.71%) HTML5
13 284 (3.92%) RESTful
14 266 (3.67%) Node.js
15 259 (3.57%) Vue
16 178 (2.45%) LINQ
17 177 (2.44%) CSS3
18 175 (2.41%) Blazor
19 166 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 137 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 324 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
2 309 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 307 (4.23%) Social Media
4 282 (3.89%) Data Centre
5 267 (3.68%) Public Cloud
6 206 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
7 167 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 152 (2.10%) PKI
9 150 (2.07%) Driving Licence
10 139 (1.92%) Product Ownership
11 116 (1.60%) Onboarding
12 91 (1.25%) Cloud Native
13 77 (1.06%) Mobile App
14 69 (0.95%) Low-Code
15 61 (0.84%) iPhone
16 46 (0.63%) Virtual Team
17 44 (0.61%) PMI
18 42 (0.58%) Client/Server
18 42 (0.58%) Replication
19 40 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,365 (18.82%) Windows
2 675 (9.31%) Windows Server
3 571 (7.87%) Linux
4 331 (4.56%) Windows 10
5 225 (3.10%) Ubuntu
6 158 (2.18%) Windows Server 2019
7 149 (2.05%) Android
8 143 (1.97%) Windows Server 2016
9 107 (1.48%) Apple iOS
10 95 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 90 (1.24%) Unix
12 86 (1.19%) VMS
13 58 (0.80%) Windows 7
14 56 (0.77%) Mac OS
15 32 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 32 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (0.41%) Solaris
17 29 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (0.26%) Windows Vista
19 16 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,235 (30.81%) Agile
2 1,061 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
3 857 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
4 852 (11.75%) Mentoring
5 833 (11.48%) DevOps
5 833 (11.48%) MVC
6 798 (11.00%) Full Stack Development
7 775 (10.68%) Cybersecurity
8 717 (9.88%) Microservices
9 708 (9.76%) CRM
10 640 (8.82%) Customer Service
11 638 (8.80%) Decision-Making
12 577 (7.95%) Actionable Insight
12 577 (7.95%) ITIL
13 565 (7.79%) Roadmaps
14 555 (7.65%) Project Management
15 504 (6.95%) Scrum
16 488 (6.73%) Artificial Intelligence
16 488 (6.73%) TDD
17 487 (6.71%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 1,525 (21.02%) C#
2 1,343 (18.51%) SQL
3 1,108 (15.27%) JavaScript
4 499 (6.88%) PowerShell
5 349 (4.81%) TypeScript
6 295 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 277 (3.82%) Bash
8 244 (3.36%) Python
9 104 (1.43%) Java
10 93 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 82 (1.13%) VB
12 65 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 52 (0.72%) Bicep
14 37 (0.51%) C++
15 35 (0.48%) VBScript
16 33 (0.45%) VBA
17 31 (0.43%) VB6
18 30 (0.41%) Shell Script
19 28 (0.39%) PL/SQL
20 21 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 1,009 (13.91%) Degree
2 473 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 471 (6.49%) ACCA
4 468 (6.45%) CIMA
5 460 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 276 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 200 (2.76%) DBS Check
8 197 (2.72%) Azure Certification
9 156 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
10 143 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
11 127 (1.75%) CCNA
12 91 (1.25%) DV Cleared
13 86 (1.19%) CCNP
14 83 (1.14%) PMI Certification
15 59 (0.81%) MCP
16 47 (0.65%) Master's Degree
17 46 (0.63%) CISSP
18 43 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
19 42 (0.58%) PMP
20 40 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (2.88%) QA
2 156 (2.15%) SLA
3 146 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 120 (1.65%) Accessibility
5 106 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 101 (1.39%) GDPR
7 83 (1.14%) Data Quality
8 48 (0.66%) PMO
9 33 (0.45%) NIST
10 28 (0.39%) PCI DSS
11 26 (0.36%) ISO 9001
12 20 (0.28%) GRC
13 18 (0.25%) WCAG
14 15 (0.21%) SOC 2
15 13 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 13 (0.18%) ITGC
16 12 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 9 (0.12%) COBIT
18 7 (0.096%) NCSC
19 6 (0.083%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1,369 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 374 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 174 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
5 127 (1.75%) Docker
6 103 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 68 (0.94%) vSphere
8 57 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 50 (0.69%) RACF
10 26 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 23 (0.32%) XenApp
12 21 (0.29%) NFS
12 21 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 20 (0.28%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 14 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
16 13 (0.18%) pfSense
17 11 (0.15%) VirtualBox
18 10 (0.14%) Firmware
19 9 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 613 (8.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 218 (3.01%) Jamf Pro
3 181 (2.50%) SCCM
4 156 (2.15%) Kubernetes
5 145 (2.00%) Terraform
6 90 (1.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 83 (1.14%) WSUS
8 76 (1.05%) Ansible
9 60 (0.83%) SCOM
10 48 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
11 34 (0.47%) Stealthwatch
12 23 (0.32%) Grafana
12 23 (0.32%) vCenter Server
12 23 (0.32%) ZABBIX
13 21 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 20 (0.28%) CASB
15 16 (0.22%) FortiGate
16 14 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
16 14 (0.19%) Nessus
17 13 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 554 (7.64%) VMware
2 327 (4.51%) Google
3 298 (4.11%) Cisco
4 281 (3.87%) CyberArk
5 254 (3.50%) Apple
6 227 (3.13%) Oracle
7 210 (2.89%) Tanium
8 203 (2.80%) Adobe
9 134 (1.85%) Citrix
10 129 (1.78%) Meraki
11 123 (1.70%) HP
12 118 (1.63%) SAP
13 112 (1.54%) Dell
14 106 (1.46%) Veeam
15 95 (1.31%) ServiceNow
16 93 (1.28%) Facebook
17 90 (1.24%) Fortinet
18 75 (1.03%) Databricks
19 66 (0.91%) Salesforce
20 60 (0.83%) IBM