Period
to 18 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 61 131
Rank change year-on-year -15 +70 +4
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 1,020 242 184
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.96% 4.48% 2.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.37% 9.87% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 889 213 175
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,775 £36,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Power Platform is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,190 2,451 3,244
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.34% 45.38% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,926 2,207 2,957
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Power Platform
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Power Platform trend for jobs with a WFH option

Power Platform
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Power Platform salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Power Platform
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Power Platform over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Power Platform salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, Power Platform job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Power Platform.

1 840 (82.35%) Power BI
2 759 (74.41%) Business Intelligence
3 601 (58.92%) SQL
4 504 (49.41%) Microsoft
4 504 (49.41%) Azure
5 303 (29.71%) Analytics
6 298 (29.22%) Data Warehouse
7 286 (28.04%) SQL Server
8 225 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
9 224 (21.96%) Social Skills
10 217 (21.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 211 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 208 (20.39%) Visualisation
12 208 (20.39%) PowerApps
13 198 (19.41%) DevOps
14 190 (18.63%) ETL
15 187 (18.33%) C#
16 186 (18.24%) Microsoft Excel
16 186 (18.24%) Dynamics 365
17 181 (17.75%) Data Modelling
18 177 (17.35%) Python
19 175 (17.16%) Tableau
20 167 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
21 158 (15.49%) Finance
22 152 (14.90%) SharePoint
23 144 (14.12%) Microsoft 365
24 142 (13.92%) .NET
25 133 (13.04%) CRM
26 129 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
27 122 (11.96%) Power Automate

Power Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 152 (14.90%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.45%) Apache Spark
3 10 (0.98%) IIS
4 9 (0.88%) Apache
5 6 (0.59%) CMS
5 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (0.49%) GlassFish
6 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.39%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.39%) Confluence
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.29%) WordPress
9 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.20%) SAS
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.098%) Kentico
10 1 (0.098%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 186 (18.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) Weka
8 1 (0.098%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.098%) SPSS
8 1 (0.098%) Stata
Business Applications
1 99 (9.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.86%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.20%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.20%) FastStats
7 2 (0.20%) Findur
7 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.098%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 1 (0.098%) Maximo
8 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.098%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 504 (49.41%) Azure
2 208 (20.39%) PowerApps
3 186 (18.24%) Dynamics 365
4 144 (14.12%) Microsoft 365
5 122 (11.96%) Power Automate
6 118 (11.57%) Azure Data Factory
7 89 (8.73%) AWS
8 68 (6.67%) Azure Logic Apps
9 45 (4.41%) Snowflake
10 41 (4.02%) Serverless
11 39 (3.82%) GCP
12 37 (3.63%) Azure Active Directory
13 35 (3.43%) PaaS
13 35 (3.43%) SaaS
14 34 (3.33%) Google Analytics
15 31 (3.04%) Azure Functions
16 26 (2.55%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 23 (2.25%) OneDrive
18 22 (2.16%) Google Data Studio
19 21 (2.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.16%) Intranet
2 14 (1.37%) HTTP
3 5 (0.49%) Firewall
4 4 (0.39%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.39%) SSL
5 3 (0.29%) Internet
5 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.29%) VPN
5 3 (0.29%) WebEx
6 2 (0.20%) VoIP
7 1 (0.098%) Skype
7 1 (0.098%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.098%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 840 (82.35%) Power BI
2 298 (29.22%) Data Warehouse
3 286 (28.04%) SQL Server
4 217 (21.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 211 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 175 (17.16%) Tableau
7 113 (11.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 95 (9.31%) Data Lake
9 83 (8.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 74 (7.25%) Big Data
11 61 (5.98%) SQL Server 2016
12 55 (5.39%) Azure SQL Database
12 55 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
13 47 (4.61%) OLAP
14 45 (4.41%) MySQL
15 34 (3.33%) Relational Database
16 32 (3.14%) QlikView
17 31 (3.04%) Looker
18 30 (2.94%) SQL Server 2019
19 29 (2.84%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 77 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.86%) Visual Studio
3 27 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 24 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 17 (1.67%) JIRA
7 9 (0.88%) MorphX
8 5 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.39%) AppVeyor
9 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.20%) ERwin
11 2 (0.20%) MSTest
11 2 (0.20%) NUnit
11 2 (0.20%) Selenium
11 2 (0.20%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.098%) Appium
12 1 (0.098%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.098%) Mercurial
General
1 224 (21.96%) Social Skills
2 167 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
3 158 (15.49%) Finance
4 68 (6.67%) Marketing
5 51 (5.00%) Retail
6 47 (4.61%) Public Sector
7 37 (3.63%) Law
8 35 (3.43%) Presentation Skills
9 33 (3.24%) Publishing
10 25 (2.45%) Manufacturing
11 23 (2.25%) Legal
12 19 (1.86%) Banking
13 17 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
13 17 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 11 (1.08%) Advertising
15 11 (1.08%) Czech Language
15 11 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
16 10 (0.98%) Automotive
16 10 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 345 (33.82%) Developer
2 217 (21.27%) Analyst
3 116 (11.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 106 (10.39%) Data Analyst
5 104 (10.20%) Data Engineer
6 86 (8.43%) Consultant
7 83 (8.14%) Architect
8 69 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 65 (6.37%) Senior Developer
10 62 (6.08%) Power BI Analyst
11 50 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
12 48 (4.71%) Power BI Developer
13 43 (4.22%) Administrator
14 33 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (3.24%) SQL Developer
15 31 (3.04%) Microsoft Developer
16 28 (2.75%) Data Administrator
16 28 (2.75%) SQL Analyst
17 27 (2.65%) Data Architect
17 27 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (13.92%) .NET
2 56 (5.49%) Web Services
3 51 (5.00%) JSON
4 48 (4.71%) HTML
5 41 (4.02%) REST
6 39 (3.82%) XML
7 36 (3.53%) ASP.NET
8 34 (3.33%) MDX
9 28 (2.75%) .NET Framework
10 25 (2.45%) CSS
10 25 (2.45%) jQuery
11 18 (1.76%) .NET Core
12 17 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (1.67%) React
13 16 (1.57%) Node.js
13 16 (1.57%) SOAP
14 13 (1.27%) AngularJS
15 12 (1.18%) Entity Framework
16 11 (1.08%) XML-RPC
17 10 (0.98%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.41%) User Experience
2 39 (3.82%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.63%) Driving Licence
4 26 (2.55%) Algorithms
5 25 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.06%) Cloud Native
7 21 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.37%) Legacy Systems
11 11 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (0.98%) Taxonomies
13 9 (0.88%) FMCG
13 9 (0.88%) NHS
14 8 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
14 8 (0.78%) Biotechnology
14 8 (0.78%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.14%) Windows
2 22 (2.16%) Linux
2 22 (2.16%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.18%) Windows 10
4 7 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.59%) Android
6 5 (0.49%) Unix
7 4 (0.39%) zOS
8 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.098%) SUSE
9 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (74.41%) Business Intelligence
2 303 (29.71%) Analytics
3 225 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (20.39%) Visualisation
5 198 (19.41%) DevOps
6 190 (18.63%) ETL
7 181 (17.75%) Data Modelling
8 133 (13.04%) CRM
9 129 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
10 113 (11.08%) Data Analysis
11 105 (10.29%) Data Visualisation
12 100 (9.80%) Migration
13 98 (9.61%) Data Management
14 85 (8.33%) Data Analytics
15 84 (8.24%) Machine Learning
16 82 (8.04%) Data Architecture
17 67 (6.57%) Data Engineering
18 66 (6.47%) Dashboard Development
19 64 (6.27%) Data Science
20 62 (6.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 601 (58.92%) SQL
2 187 (18.33%) C#
3 177 (17.35%) Python
4 116 (11.37%) T-SQL
5 104 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 77 (7.55%) R
7 75 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 67 (6.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 34 (3.33%) Java
9 34 (3.33%) VB
10 29 (2.84%) Scala
10 29 (2.84%) VBA
11 21 (2.06%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.96%) TypeScript
13 18 (1.76%) X++
14 9 (0.88%) C
15 8 (0.78%) ActionScript
15 8 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
15 8 (0.78%) PHP
15 8 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (7.06%) Degree
2 42 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.98%) ACCA
7 7 (0.69%) MCSE
8 6 (0.59%) Analytics IQ
9 5 (0.49%) MCSA
10 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.29%) CIMA
11 3 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.29%) PMP
12 2 (0.20%) CISA
12 2 (0.20%) CISM
12 2 (0.20%) CISSP
12 2 (0.20%) ISSAP
12 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.39%) Data Quality
2 46 (4.51%) GDPR
3 43 (4.22%) QA
4 11 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.08%) PMO
5 5 (0.49%) GRC
5 5 (0.49%) SLA
6 4 (0.39%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.29%) IFRS
7 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.20%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) COREP
8 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.20%) NIST
8 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.20%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.098%) HL7
9 1 (0.098%) IASME
9 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.76%) Docker
3 5 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.098%) HDFS
7 1 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (2.45%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.08%) Terraform
3 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (0.78%) SCCM
5 6 (0.59%) Matomo
5 6 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.49%) Puppet
7 3 (0.29%) Grafana
7 3 (0.29%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.20%) Oozie
9 1 (0.098%) Control-M
9 1 (0.098%) Istio
Vendors
1 504 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.25%) Oracle
3 70 (6.86%) Google
4 59 (5.78%) Databricks
5 50 (4.90%) SAP
6 25 (2.45%) JD Edwards
7 22 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.37%) Alteryx
9 11 (1.08%) Adobe
9 11 (1.08%) Guidewire
9 11 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.08%) Talend
10 10 (0.98%) Cognos
11 7 (0.69%) Informatica
12 6 (0.59%) Remedy
12 6 (0.59%) Sage
12 6 (0.59%) Snowplow
13 5 (0.49%) IFS
13 5 (0.49%) Palantir
13 5 (0.49%) Splunk