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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 609 712 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.53% 22.38% 18.13%
As % of the Vendors category 40.07% 43.20% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 534 574 531
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1520 1648 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.26% 51.79% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1396 1327
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Nottinghamshire -3 177 £40,000 +3.89% 36
Northamptonshire -3 144 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Leicestershire -7 138 £39,000 +2.63% 20
Derbyshire +2 114 £40,000 - 21
Lincolnshire -5 26 £32,000 +3.22% 9
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England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 580 (40.19%) SQL Server
2 543 (37.63%) Windows
3 516 (35.76%) .NET
4 488 (33.82%) C#
5 478 (33.13%) SQL
6 476 (32.99%) MS Excel
7 337 (23.35%) ASP.NET
8 283 (19.61%) Active Directory
9 246 (17.05%) VMware
10 239 (16.56%) JavaScript
11 237 (16.42%) HTML
12 233 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 223 (15.45%) CSS
14 208 (14.41%) ITIL
14 208 (14.41%) Visual Studio
15 206 (14.28%) MS Exchange
16 202 (14.00%) jQuery
17 184 (12.75%) XML
18 179 (12.40%) MS Office
19 166 (11.50%) T-SQL
20 160 (11.09%) Citrix
21 159 (11.02%) Cisco
21 159 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
21 159 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 159 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
22 151 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
23 147 (10.19%) Hyper-V
23 147 (10.19%) Ajax
23 147 (10.19%) MVC
24 145 (10.05%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 206 (14.28%) MS Exchange
2 113 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 84 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 72 (4.99%) Lync
5 60 (4.16%) IIS
6 51 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 41 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (1.59%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.59%) CMS
11 22 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (1.46%) Apache
13 17 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (1.18%) Node.js
13 17 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.62%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
16 7 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 476 (32.99%) MS Excel
2 179 (12.40%) MS Office
3 23 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.90%) MS Project
6 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.28%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 63 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.55%) Summit
5 4 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.14%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.14%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.14%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.069%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.069%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.069%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.069%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.069%) Magento
8 1 (0.069%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.29%) Office 365
2 31 (2.15%) SaaS
3 16 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (0.83%) ElastiCache
6 6 (0.42%) IaaS
6 6 (0.42%) PaaS
7 4 (0.28%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 120 (8.32%) DNS
2 107 (7.42%) TCP/IP
3 94 (6.51%) Firewall
4 78 (5.41%) DHCP
5 65 (4.50%) Internet
6 63 (4.37%) SAN
7 62 (4.30%) WAN
8 61 (4.23%) LAN
9 30 (2.08%) VPN
10 29 (2.01%) Wireless
11 21 (1.46%) Network Security
12 20 (1.39%) NetScaler
13 15 (1.04%) VoIP
14 13 (0.90%) Unified Communications
15 9 (0.62%) SMTP
15 9 (0.62%) SSL
15 9 (0.62%) IP Telephony
16 8 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (40.19%) SQL Server
2 159 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (8.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 113 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 75 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (3.95%) MySQL
8 50 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (2.49%) Relational Database
10 30 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (2.08%) Oracle Database
11 27 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.11%) MS Access
14 16 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.97%) QlikView
16 12 (0.83%) Data Mining
16 12 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 208 (14.41%) Visual Studio
2 67 (4.64%) NUnit
3 58 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 25 (1.73%) Eclipse
6 16 (1.11%) MSTest
7 15 (1.04%) Moq
8 14 (0.97%) Subversion
9 10 (0.69%) JIRA
10 9 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.55%) Git (software)
11 8 (0.55%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.49%) Ant
12 7 (0.49%) Maven
13 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Blend
14 4 (0.28%) Hudson
14 4 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
15 3 (0.21%) PhoneGap
16 2 (0.14%) MSBuild
General
1 109 (7.55%) Finance
2 82 (5.68%) Retail
3 59 (4.09%) Marketing
4 41 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.56%) Advertising
6 32 (2.22%) Legal
7 28 (1.94%) Law
8 27 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.90%) Back Office
10 10 (0.69%) Electronics
11 6 (0.42%) Local Government
12 4 (0.28%) Front Office
12 4 (0.28%) Games
13 3 (0.21%) Banking
13 3 (0.21%) Billing
14 2 (0.14%) Publishing
14 2 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.069%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.069%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.069%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 499 (34.58%) Developer
2 234 (16.22%) Analyst
3 177 (12.27%) .NET Developer
4 128 (8.87%) Senior Developer
5 99 (6.86%) C# Developer
6 96 (6.65%) Consultant
7 86 (5.96%) Web Developer
8 82 (5.68%) Software Developer
9 74 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 71 (4.92%) Support Analyst
11 67 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
12 58 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
13 57 (3.95%) Software Engineer
14 52 (3.60%) Administrator
15 50 (3.47%) Architect
16 49 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 46 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
18 42 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
19 41 (2.84%) Team Leader
20 38 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (35.76%) .NET
2 337 (23.35%) ASP.NET
3 237 (16.42%) HTML
4 223 (15.45%) CSS
5 202 (14.00%) jQuery
6 184 (12.75%) XML
7 151 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 147 (10.19%) Ajax
9 145 (10.05%) Web Services
10 141 (9.77%) .NET Framework
11 113 (7.83%) WCF
12 112 (7.76%) XSLT
13 92 (6.38%) SOAP
14 84 (5.82%) WPF
15 83 (5.75%) XSD
15 83 (5.75%) XHTML
16 79 (5.47%) WinForms
16 79 (5.47%) LINQ
17 75 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 63 (4.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (3.40%) Management Information System
2 45 (3.12%) Clustering
3 24 (1.66%) Tandem
4 23 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 21 (1.46%) Blackberry
6 19 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 17 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (0.97%) Social Media
9 13 (0.90%) iPhone
9 13 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 13 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 11 (0.76%) Replication
10 11 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.69%) Mainframe
11 10 (0.69%) Thin Client
11 10 (0.69%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.55%) Blog
12 8 (0.55%) NHS
12 8 (0.55%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 543 (37.63%) Windows
2 136 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (8.39%) Linux
4 118 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 51 (3.53%) UNIX
7 51 (3.53%) Windows XP
8 40 (2.77%) Windows Vista
9 30 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.18%) Android
11 16 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.42%) HPUX
14 6 (0.42%) Solaris
15 5 (0.35%) AIX
15 5 (0.35%) CentOS
15 5 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (14.41%) ITIL
2 159 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (10.19%) MVC
4 132 (9.15%) Scrum
5 92 (6.38%) Project Management
6 83 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
7 82 (5.68%) TDD
8 81 (5.61%) CRM
9 79 (5.47%) Software Engineering
10 75 (5.20%) OO
11 64 (4.44%) E-Commerce
12 63 (4.37%) Unit Testing
13 51 (3.53%) Service Delivery
14 44 (3.05%) Workflow
14 44 (3.05%) MVVM
15 43 (2.98%) Web Development
15 43 (2.98%) Web Application Development
16 42 (2.91%) Change Management
17 41 (2.84%) Business Development
18 39 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 488 (33.82%) C#
2 478 (33.13%) SQL
3 239 (16.56%) JavaScript
4 166 (11.50%) T-SQL
5 75 (5.20%) VB.NET
6 63 (4.37%) VB
7 57 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 45 (3.12%) Java
9 39 (2.70%) C
10 38 (2.63%) PHP
11 32 (2.22%) C++
11 32 (2.22%) VBScript
12 28 (1.94%) Python
13 27 (1.87%) VBA
14 26 (1.80%) XPath
15 23 (1.59%) Perl
16 15 (1.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 12 (0.83%) VB6
18 9 (0.62%) Ruby
19 8 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 233 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (7.35%) MCSE
3 96 (6.65%) MCP
4 92 (6.38%) Degree
5 75 (5.20%) MCITP
6 64 (4.44%) MCTS
7 62 (4.30%) MCSA
8 58 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (3.60%) CCNA
10 46 (3.19%) Security Cleared
11 45 (3.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 43 (2.98%) SC Cleared
13 42 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
14 35 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (2.01%) CCA
16 26 (1.80%) CCEE
17 25 (1.73%) MCAD
18 22 (1.52%) MCSD
19 17 (1.18%) ISEB
20 14 (0.97%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.02%) SLA
2 37 (2.56%) QA
3 17 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.55%) JTAG
5 7 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.28%) HL7
6 4 (0.28%) TickIT
7 3 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 283 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 159 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 63 (4.37%) XenApp
5 48 (3.33%) vSphere
6 46 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 41 (2.84%) XenServer
8 24 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.04%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.49%) UAG
12 7 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.42%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.35%) vCloud
15 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.28%) NFS
15 4 (0.28%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.069%) IAG
Systems Management
1 54 (3.74%) SCCM
2 33 (2.29%) SCOM
3 16 (1.11%) WSUS
4 14 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 13 (0.90%) SCVMM
6 12 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 11 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
8 10 (0.69%) Netcool
8 10 (0.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 10 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 8 (0.55%) SCDPM
9 8 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.42%) SCSM
10 6 (0.42%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.28%) MOM
12 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.28%) DameWare
13 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 246 (17.05%) VMware
2 160 (11.09%) Citrix
3 159 (11.02%) Cisco
4 96 (6.65%) NetApp
5 91 (6.31%) HP
6 53 (3.67%) Oracle
7 41 (2.84%) SAP
8 39 (2.70%) IBM
9 24 (1.66%) Symantec
9 24 (1.66%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.59%) Dell
11 21 (1.46%) WatchGuard
12 20 (1.39%) SonicWALL
13 17 (1.18%) EMC
14 15 (1.04%) Business Objects
15 14 (0.97%) Apple
15 14 (0.97%) Remedy
15 14 (0.97%) McAfee
16 13 (0.90%) Altiris
17 12 (0.83%) Google
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
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Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £44,000 per annum + annual bonus + pension + other great benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
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Northamptonshire
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