The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 838 674 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.15% 21.86% 17.70%
As % of the Vendors category 48.02% 43.88% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 696 571 540
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1745 1536 1564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.03% 49.82% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1306 1349
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,512 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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England

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East Midlands region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 281 £40,000 +14.28% 35
Leicestershire -2 200 £41,000 +9.33% 17
Northamptonshire +3 197 £38,000 +8.57% 14
Derbyshire +2 123 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Lincolnshire +1 34 £28,000 -9.67% 4
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Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 723 (44.85%) SQL Server
2 710 (44.04%) .NET
3 683 (42.37%) C#
4 654 (40.57%) Windows
5 570 (35.36%) SQL
6 486 (30.15%) MS Excel
7 453 (28.10%) ASP.NET
8 317 (19.67%) Active Directory
9 283 (17.56%) HTML
10 272 (16.87%) JavaScript
11 270 (16.75%) VMware
12 269 (16.69%) jQuery
13 265 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 261 (16.19%) .NET Framework
15 257 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 256 (15.88%) MVC
17 253 (15.69%) CSS
18 236 (14.64%) SQL Server 2008
19 232 (14.39%) Visual Studio
20 231 (14.33%) Citrix
21 229 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
22 222 (13.77%) MS Exchange
23 209 (12.97%) XML
24 206 (12.78%) ITIL
25 198 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
26 182 (11.29%) MS Office
27 179 (11.10%) WCF
28 176 (10.92%) Ajax
29 175 (10.86%) SQL Server 2012
29 175 (10.86%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 222 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 129 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 101 (6.27%) IIS
4 90 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 75 (4.65%) Lync
6 68 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 48 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 44 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 35 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 33 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
11 28 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (1.12%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.99%) Node.js
16 14 (0.87%) CMS
17 13 (0.81%) Tomcat
18 9 (0.56%) Apache
19 8 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
19 8 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 486 (30.15%) MS Excel
2 182 (11.29%) MS Office
3 38 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.36%) MS Project
5 12 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.31%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.062%) Simulink
8 1 (0.062%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) Summit
7 2 (0.12%) Magento
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.062%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.062%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.85%) SaaS
2 32 (1.99%) Office 365
3 20 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (0.56%) IaaS
7 9 (0.56%) PaaS
8 6 (0.37%) Force.com
9 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 157 (9.74%) DNS
2 147 (9.12%) TCP/IP
3 107 (6.64%) SAN
4 98 (6.08%) DHCP
5 96 (5.96%) WAN
5 96 (5.96%) Firewall
6 94 (5.83%) LAN
7 64 (3.97%) Internet
8 48 (2.98%) Wireless
9 46 (2.85%) VPN
10 45 (2.79%) NetScaler
11 26 (1.61%) SSL
12 23 (1.43%) Network Security
13 19 (1.18%) LDAP
14 18 (1.12%) VoIP
15 17 (1.05%) Unified Communications
16 15 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (0.93%) HTTP
17 14 (0.87%) SMTP
18 13 (0.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (44.85%) SQL Server
2 236 (14.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 175 (10.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 155 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 65 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 64 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (3.66%) Oracle Database
8 44 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 36 (2.23%) MySQL
10 28 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.05%) MS Access
14 16 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.87%) MongoDB
16 13 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 10 (0.62%) OLAP
18 10 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 232 (14.39%) Visual Studio
2 94 (5.83%) NUnit
3 63 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (3.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 34 (2.11%) Moq
6 30 (1.86%) MSTest
7 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Blend
8 11 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.56%) Xcode
10 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.43%) Subversion
11 7 (0.43%) Maven
11 7 (0.43%) Ant
11 7 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.25%) Toad
12 4 (0.25%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (0.25%) Selenium
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.12%) Mocha
General
1 119 (7.38%) Finance
2 97 (6.02%) Retail
3 55 (3.41%) Marketing
4 40 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 32 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 32 (1.99%) Back Office
6 29 (1.80%) Advertising
7 27 (1.67%) Legal
8 25 (1.55%) Law
9 17 (1.05%) Electronics
10 12 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 12 (0.74%) Dutch Language
10 12 (0.74%) French Language
11 11 (0.68%) German Language
11 11 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
12 8 (0.50%) Billing
13 7 (0.43%) Local Government
14 6 (0.37%) Banking
15 5 (0.31%) Games
16 4 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 575 (35.67%) Developer
2 233 (14.45%) .NET Developer
3 214 (13.28%) Analyst
4 158 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 133 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 113 (7.01%) Software Developer
7 95 (5.89%) Consultant
8 93 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 90 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 85 (5.27%) Web Developer
11 83 (5.15%) Support Analyst
12 78 (4.84%) Support Engineer
13 76 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
13 76 (4.71%) Architect
14 62 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 57 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
15 57 (3.54%) Senior C# Developer
16 48 (2.98%) Junior
17 46 (2.85%) Graduate
17 46 (2.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 710 (44.04%) .NET
2 453 (28.10%) ASP.NET
3 283 (17.56%) HTML
4 269 (16.69%) jQuery
5 261 (16.19%) .NET Framework
6 257 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 253 (15.69%) CSS
8 209 (12.97%) XML
9 179 (11.10%) WCF
10 176 (10.92%) Ajax
11 161 (9.99%) WPF
12 158 (9.80%) Web Services
13 143 (8.87%) XSLT
14 141 (8.75%) WinForms
15 122 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 112 (6.95%) XHTML
17 105 (6.51%) LINQ
18 98 (6.08%) XSD
19 96 (5.96%) SOAP
20 74 (4.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.09%) Clustering
2 62 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 45 (2.79%) N-Tier
5 39 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 27 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.61%) Tandem
7 26 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 24 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
8 24 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.43%) Fat Client
9 23 (1.43%) Thin Client
10 21 (1.30%) NHS
11 19 (1.18%) SystemC
12 16 (0.99%) Social Media
13 15 (0.93%) Informatics
14 14 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (0.81%) Mainframe
16 12 (0.74%) EPoS
16 12 (0.74%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 654 (40.57%) Windows
2 229 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 198 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 128 (7.94%) Linux
5 115 (7.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (4.84%) Windows 7
7 61 (3.78%) UNIX
8 49 (3.04%) Windows XP
9 36 (2.23%) Windows Vista
10 31 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 21 (1.30%) Android
12 20 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.93%) Windows Phone
14 12 (0.74%) HPUX
15 11 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.68%) Windows 2000
16 9 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.25%) CentOS
18 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (15.88%) MVC
2 206 (12.78%) ITIL
3 164 (10.17%) Scrum
4 157 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 129 (8.00%) TDD
7 119 (7.38%) OO
8 105 (6.51%) Project Management
9 98 (6.08%) Unit Testing
10 78 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 78 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 70 (4.34%) MVVM
12 69 (4.28%) UML
13 62 (3.85%) Web Application Development
14 61 (3.78%) Change Management
15 60 (3.72%) CRM
16 49 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (3.04%) Workflow
17 48 (2.98%) Service Delivery
17 48 (2.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 683 (42.37%) C#
2 570 (35.36%) SQL
3 272 (16.87%) JavaScript
4 175 (10.86%) T-SQL
5 90 (5.58%) VB.NET
6 87 (5.40%) PowerShell
7 70 (4.34%) VB
8 53 (3.29%) C
9 49 (3.04%) VBA
10 46 (2.85%) VBScript
11 37 (2.30%) C++
11 37 (2.30%) Java
12 32 (1.99%) PHP
13 29 (1.80%) XPath
14 25 (1.55%) XAML
15 15 (0.93%) Perl
16 13 (0.81%) VB6
17 12 (0.74%) Python
18 11 (0.68%) Delphi
19 9 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 265 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (8.68%) Degree
3 137 (8.50%) MCP
4 120 (7.44%) MCSE
5 81 (5.02%) MCITP
6 73 (4.53%) MCTS
7 61 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (3.60%) MCSA
9 49 (3.04%) CCNA
10 40 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
11 37 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 37 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
12 34 (2.11%) MCSD
12 34 (2.11%) Security Cleared
13 30 (1.86%) MCAD
14 27 (1.67%) SC Cleared
14 27 (1.67%) CCIA
14 27 (1.67%) CCA
15 21 (1.30%) CCNP
16 17 (1.05%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.90%) SLA
2 51 (3.16%) QA
3 19 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.74%) TickIT
6 7 (0.43%) HL7
7 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.19%) WAI
9 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 317 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 158 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 100 (6.20%) XenApp
5 66 (4.09%) vSphere
6 55 (3.41%) XenServer
7 48 (2.98%) XenDesktop
8 30 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (1.24%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.81%) UAG
11 8 (0.50%) OCFS2
11 8 (0.50%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.37%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.25%) NFS
14 4 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 75 (4.65%) SCCM
2 59 (3.66%) SCOM
3 17 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (0.93%) MOM
5 13 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.74%) MAILsweeper
6 12 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.68%) WSUS
7 11 (0.68%) SCOrch
8 10 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 10 (0.62%) Netcool
8 10 (0.62%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 8 (0.50%) Legato
9 8 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.50%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.43%) SCSM
11 6 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.31%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 270 (16.75%) VMware
2 231 (14.33%) Citrix
3 163 (10.11%) Cisco
4 113 (7.01%) HP
5 110 (6.82%) Oracle
6 97 (6.02%) NetApp
7 52 (3.23%) IBM
8 46 (2.85%) Dell
9 27 (1.67%) SAP
10 22 (1.36%) Altiris
11 21 (1.30%) SolarWinds
12 20 (1.24%) Wyse
13 19 (1.18%) Juniper
14 18 (1.12%) Symantec
14 18 (1.12%) CheckPoint
14 18 (1.12%) EMC
15 17 (1.05%) Blue Coat
15 17 (1.05%) Remedy
16 16 (0.99%) Red Hat
17 15 (0.93%) DevExpress
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