The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 673 749 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.46% 22.21% 19.81%
As % of the Vendors category 42.68% 44.88% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 571 643 521
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1577 1669 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.26% 49.50% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1422 1324
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +3 230 £36,250 +3.57% 35
Nottinghamshire -1 202 £37,500 - 36
Leicestershire -6 118 £37,500 -1.31% 25
Derbyshire -4 93 £37,500 +10.29% 20
Lincolnshire -5 29 £32,000 +6.66% 5
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 507 (39.70%) Windows
2 490 (38.37%) MS Excel
3 478 (37.43%) SQL Server
4 374 (29.29%) .NET
5 357 (27.96%) SQL
6 335 (26.23%) C#
7 238 (18.64%) Active Directory
8 233 (18.25%) ASP.NET
9 222 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 209 (16.37%) JavaScript
11 206 (16.13%) VMware
12 202 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
13 199 (15.58%) MS Office
14 191 (14.96%) ITIL
15 181 (14.17%) HTML
16 177 (13.86%) CSS
17 161 (12.61%) MS Exchange
18 147 (11.51%) XML
19 143 (11.20%) Hyper-V
20 141 (11.04%) Visual Studio
20 141 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
21 138 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
22 137 (10.73%) jQuery
23 135 (10.57%) SharePoint
24 129 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
25 128 (10.02%) Degree
26 127 (9.95%) Web Services
27 123 (9.63%) Cisco
28 116 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
29 111 (8.69%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 161 (12.61%) MS Exchange
2 135 (10.57%) SharePoint
3 70 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (3.92%) IIS
5 44 (3.45%) Lync
6 42 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 37 (2.90%) Apache
9 33 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 31 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (1.72%) CMS
12 21 (1.64%) Tomcat
13 20 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.63%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.47%) SAS
16 6 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.39%) JBoss
18 4 (0.31%) Node.js
18 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 490 (38.37%) MS Excel
2 199 (15.58%) MS Office
3 25 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.70%) PowerPivot
5 9 (0.70%) MS Project
6 8 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.078%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.078%) Mingle
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 64 (5.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.47%) Summit
6 5 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.31%) Line 500
8 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.16%) Maximo
8 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
8 2 (0.16%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.078%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.078%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.078%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.05%) Office 365
2 23 (1.80%) SaaS
3 18 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.31%) IaaS
5 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.078%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (7.28%) TCP/IP
2 90 (7.05%) DNS
3 82 (6.42%) Firewall
4 66 (5.17%) WAN
5 63 (4.93%) Internet
6 62 (4.86%) LAN
7 59 (4.62%) DHCP
8 48 (3.76%) SAN
9 42 (3.29%) VPN
10 15 (1.17%) VLAN
11 14 (1.10%) IP Telephony
12 13 (1.02%) Network Security
12 13 (1.02%) Wireless
12 13 (1.02%) VoIP
13 12 (0.94%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.63%) Extranet
14 8 (0.63%) Intranet
14 8 (0.63%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.55%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (37.43%) SQL Server
2 116 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 65 (5.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 60 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 48 (3.76%) MySQL
10 33 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 28 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
12 24 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (1.49%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.41%) Data Mining
15 14 (1.10%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.02%) MS Access
16 13 (1.02%) OLAP
17 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (0.70%) MongoDB
19 8 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 141 (11.04%) Visual Studio
2 51 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.04%) NUnit
4 17 (1.33%) Subversion
5 14 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 11 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (0.78%) MSTest
7 10 (0.78%) JIRA
8 9 (0.70%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.55%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.47%) Firebug
10 6 (0.47%) Fiddler
11 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.23%) Hudson
12 3 (0.23%) Moq
13 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.16%) Introscope
13 2 (0.16%) JMeter
General
1 96 (7.52%) Finance
2 67 (5.25%) Retail
3 39 (3.05%) Marketing
4 38 (2.98%) Advertising
5 33 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.11%) Legal
7 19 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.33%) Law
9 11 (0.86%) German Language
10 10 (0.78%) French Language
11 9 (0.70%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.63%) Back Office
12 8 (0.63%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.55%) Welsh Language
14 6 (0.47%) Electronics
15 5 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.31%) Automotive
16 4 (0.31%) Publishing
16 4 (0.31%) Billing
16 4 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 386 (30.23%) Developer
2 283 (22.16%) Analyst
3 115 (9.01%) .NET Developer
4 109 (8.54%) Senior Developer
5 91 (7.13%) C# Developer
6 84 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 83 (6.50%) Support Engineer
8 68 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 65 (5.09%) Consultant
10 61 (4.78%) Software Developer
11 57 (4.46%) Service Analyst
12 52 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
13 50 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
14 46 (3.60%) Administrator
14 46 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
15 45 (3.52%) Project Manager
16 44 (3.45%) Web Developer
17 43 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 42 (3.29%) Business Analyst
19 40 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (29.29%) .NET
2 233 (18.25%) ASP.NET
3 181 (14.17%) HTML
4 177 (13.86%) CSS
5 147 (11.51%) XML
6 137 (10.73%) jQuery
7 127 (9.95%) Web Services
8 110 (8.61%) .NET Framework
9 103 (8.07%) Ajax
10 86 (6.73%) WCF
11 79 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 56 (4.39%) REST
13 55 (4.31%) XSLT
14 54 (4.23%) LINQ
15 53 (4.15%) WPF
15 53 (4.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 49 (3.84%) SOAP
17 45 (3.52%) WinForms
18 44 (3.45%) XSD
19 37 (2.90%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 141 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.84%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (2.35%) N-Tier
5 27 (2.11%) Clustering
6 24 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.41%) Data Integration
8 16 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.25%) Tandem
9 14 (1.10%) Blog
9 14 (1.10%) User Experience
10 12 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.86%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.70%) iPhone
13 8 (0.63%) Replication
13 8 (0.63%) Open Source
14 7 (0.55%) iSeries
15 6 (0.47%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 507 (39.70%) Windows
2 138 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (8.69%) Linux
4 100 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (6.11%) Windows 7
7 48 (3.76%) Windows XP
8 34 (2.66%) Windows Vista
9 27 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 27 (2.11%) UNIX
10 26 (2.04%) Android
11 11 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.70%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.63%) Solaris
14 6 (0.47%) AIX
14 6 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.39%) Debian
16 4 (0.31%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (14.96%) ITIL
3 108 (8.46%) Project Management
4 101 (7.91%) MVC
5 84 (6.58%) CRM
6 82 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (6.03%) OO
8 68 (5.32%) Scrum
9 67 (5.25%) Software Engineering
10 62 (4.86%) Service Delivery
11 43 (3.37%) E-Commerce
11 43 (3.37%) TDD
12 42 (3.29%) Workflow
13 41 (3.21%) Web Development
14 40 (3.13%) Waterfall
15 39 (3.05%) Business Analysis
16 38 (2.98%) Service Management
17 34 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
17 34 (2.66%) Mentoring
18 33 (2.58%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 357 (27.96%) SQL
2 335 (26.23%) C#
3 209 (16.37%) JavaScript
4 100 (7.83%) T-SQL
5 55 (4.31%) VB.NET
6 49 (3.84%) VB
7 46 (3.60%) C
8 35 (2.74%) C++
9 32 (2.51%) PowerShell
10 29 (2.27%) PHP
11 27 (2.11%) Java
12 26 (2.04%) Python
13 25 (1.96%) XPath
14 18 (1.41%) VBScript
15 12 (0.94%) Perl
15 12 (0.94%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.78%) Ruby
17 9 (0.70%) Groovy
17 9 (0.70%) Embedded C
17 9 (0.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 222 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (10.02%) Degree
3 101 (7.91%) MCSE
4 76 (5.95%) Security Cleared
5 74 (5.79%) MCITP
6 73 (5.72%) MCP
7 72 (5.64%) SC Cleared
8 66 (5.17%) MCSA
9 54 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
10 48 (3.76%) MCTS
11 47 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 46 (3.60%) CCNA
13 31 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
14 30 (2.35%) CCA
15 23 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 17 (1.33%) HND
17 15 (1.17%) ISEB
18 14 (1.10%) CCEE
19 12 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (0.94%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.87%) SLA
2 44 (3.45%) QA
3 13 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.70%) JTAG
5 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 238 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 143 (11.20%) Hyper-V
3 129 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (2.66%) XenApp
5 27 (2.11%) vSphere
6 25 (1.96%) XenDesktop
7 19 (1.49%) XenServer
8 14 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.86%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.78%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.39%) vCloud
13 4 (0.31%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.23%) Firmware
15 1 (0.078%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.078%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.078%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (3.05%) SCCM
2 26 (2.04%) SCOM
3 16 (1.25%) SCVMM
4 12 (0.94%) WSUS
5 9 (0.70%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (0.63%) XenMobile
7 7 (0.55%) SCDPM
8 6 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.47%) Windows Intune
9 5 (0.39%) SCSM
9 5 (0.39%) DameWare
10 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.16%) OpenView
12 2 (0.16%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.16%) OVSD
Vendors
1 206 (16.13%) VMware
2 123 (9.63%) Cisco
3 87 (6.81%) Citrix
4 67 (5.25%) HP
5 51 (3.99%) Oracle
6 43 (3.37%) NetApp
7 40 (3.13%) IBM
8 22 (1.72%) SAP
9 19 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.25%) Remedy
11 14 (1.10%) Dell
11 14 (1.10%) EMC
12 13 (1.02%) Tableau
12 13 (1.02%) Business Objects
13 12 (0.94%) Sage
13 12 (0.94%) Google
14 11 (0.86%) SonicWALL
14 11 (0.86%) WatchGuard
14 11 (0.86%) Symantec
15 10 (0.78%) BMC
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