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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 687 798 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.77% 21.03% 21.92%
As % of the Vendors category 44.93% 48.36% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 557 672 560
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
1529 1650 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.76% 43.49% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1343 1278
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -1 251 £38,500 +0.65% 37
Leicestershire +4 175 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Northamptonshire 0 165 £34,000 -9.33% 15
Derbyshire -1 80 £30,000 -29.41% 26
Lincolnshire -10 21 £26,500 -9.40% 3
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 498 (38.28%) Windows
2 484 (37.20%) SQL Server
3 434 (33.36%) MS Excel
4 397 (30.51%) SQL
5 375 (28.82%) .NET
6 364 (27.98%) C#
7 263 (20.22%) Active Directory
8 256 (19.68%) ASP.NET
9 229 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
10 219 (16.83%) JavaScript
10 219 (16.83%) MS Office
11 211 (16.22%) VMware
12 207 (15.91%) HTML
13 189 (14.53%) MS Exchange
14 184 (14.14%) CSS
15 164 (12.61%) Degree
16 159 (12.22%) Cisco
17 155 (11.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 150 (11.53%) Finance
19 148 (11.38%) MVC
20 145 (11.15%) Hyper-V
21 142 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
22 141 (10.84%) jQuery
23 138 (10.61%) .NET Framework
23 138 (10.61%) ITIL
24 137 (10.53%) Citrix
24 137 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
25 132 (10.15%) Linux
26 130 (9.99%) SharePoint
27 125 (9.61%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 189 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 130 (9.99%) SharePoint
3 101 (7.76%) Lync
4 87 (6.69%) IIS
5 53 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (3.15%) Tomcat
7 40 (3.07%) Apache
8 26 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (1.77%) CMS
11 18 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.69%) DNN
15 8 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.61%) SAS
16 6 (0.46%) Kentico
16 6 (0.46%) Umbraco
17 5 (0.38%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 434 (33.36%) MS Excel
2 219 (16.83%) MS Office
3 37 (2.84%) MS Project
4 32 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.23%) Mingle
7 3 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.077%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 43 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.92%) Sage 200
4 10 (0.77%) Sage CRM
5 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.38%) LabWindows
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.077%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.077%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.077%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.077%) Primavera
9 1 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 73 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 73 (5.61%) Office 365
2 7 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.46%) SaaS
4 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.15%) Yammer
5 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.077%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.077%) IaaS
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 108 (8.30%) WAN
2 102 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 95 (7.30%) SAN
4 92 (7.07%) LAN
5 86 (6.61%) Firewall
6 74 (5.69%) DNS
7 60 (4.61%) Internet
8 55 (4.23%) DHCP
9 43 (3.31%) VoIP
10 32 (2.46%) Unified Communications
11 25 (1.92%) PBX
11 25 (1.92%) VPN
12 19 (1.46%) Intranet
13 15 (1.15%) Network Security
14 14 (1.08%) LDAP
14 14 (1.08%) Broadband
15 13 (1.00%) IP Telephony
15 13 (1.00%) NAS
16 12 (0.92%) ADSL
17 11 (0.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (37.20%) SQL Server
2 123 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 87 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 69 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (3.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (3.00%) Relational Database
10 36 (2.77%) MySQL
11 15 (1.15%) MS Access
12 14 (1.08%) Big Data
13 13 (1.00%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (0.61%) Spotfire
16 8 (0.61%) QlikView
16 8 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (0.46%) MongoDB
18 5 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 76 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 17 (1.31%) NUnit
4 15 (1.15%) Selenium
4 15 (1.15%) Moq
5 14 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 12 (0.92%) Mercurial
7 11 (0.85%) Subversion
7 11 (0.85%) JIRA
8 10 (0.77%) MSTest
9 7 (0.54%) Ranorex
9 7 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.46%) TestComplete
10 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.31%) NeoLoad
11 4 (0.31%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 150 (11.53%) Finance
2 79 (6.07%) Retail
3 42 (3.23%) Marketing
4 34 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 26 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.69%) Law
6 22 (1.69%) Games
6 22 (1.69%) Banking
7 16 (1.23%) Automotive
8 15 (1.15%) Local Government
9 14 (1.08%) Billing
10 12 (0.92%) Advertising
11 11 (0.85%) International Banking
12 10 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.69%) Legal
13 9 (0.69%) Back Office
14 8 (0.61%) Electronics
15 7 (0.54%) Welsh Language
16 6 (0.46%) Publishing
17 5 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 350 (26.90%) Developer
2 254 (19.52%) Analyst
3 120 (9.22%) Software Developer
4 92 (7.07%) .NET Developer
5 90 (6.92%) Senior Developer
6 73 (5.61%) C# Developer
7 70 (5.38%) Support Analyst
8 63 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 61 (4.69%) Consultant
10 60 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
11 56 (4.30%) Support Technician
12 54 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 53 (4.07%) IT Support
14 51 (3.92%) Support Engineer
15 49 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
16 47 (3.61%) Senior Software Developer
17 46 (3.54%) Administrator
18 44 (3.38%) Junior
19 42 (3.23%) Web Developer
20 37 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (28.82%) .NET
2 256 (19.68%) ASP.NET
3 207 (15.91%) HTML
4 184 (14.14%) CSS
5 141 (10.84%) jQuery
6 138 (10.61%) .NET Framework
7 121 (9.30%) Web Services
8 100 (7.69%) XML
8 100 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 84 (6.46%) WCF
10 81 (6.23%) Entity Framework
11 79 (6.07%) Ajax
12 58 (4.46%) SOAP
13 56 (4.30%) WPF
14 51 (3.92%) XSLT
15 50 (3.84%) XSD
16 49 (3.77%) HTML5
17 48 (3.69%) XHTML
18 40 (3.07%) CSS3
19 38 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.38%) Clustering
3 56 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 48 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.23%) Replication
7 13 (1.00%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 13 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 12 (0.92%) Telematics
9 10 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (0.77%) User Experience
9 10 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.69%) Statistics
11 8 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.61%) EPoS
12 7 (0.54%) PMI
12 7 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
13 6 (0.46%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.46%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 498 (38.28%) Windows
2 155 (11.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (10.15%) Linux
4 125 (9.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (5.23%) Windows 7
6 67 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 51 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 44 (3.38%) UNIX
10 19 (1.46%) Android
10 19 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 17 (1.31%) Solaris
12 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.77%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.54%) AIX
14 7 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.46%) SUSE
15 6 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (11.38%) MVC
3 138 (10.61%) ITIL
4 108 (8.30%) Project Management
5 106 (8.15%) Software Engineering
6 78 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 67 (5.15%) Mentoring
9 65 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 62 (4.77%) OO
10 62 (4.77%) CRM
11 59 (4.53%) Change Management
12 57 (4.38%) Service Delivery
12 57 (4.38%) Problem Management
13 56 (4.30%) Incident Management
14 49 (3.77%) TDD
14 49 (3.77%) Scrum
15 47 (3.61%) Automated Testing
16 44 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
17 42 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 397 (30.51%) SQL
2 364 (27.98%) C#
3 219 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 123 (9.45%) T-SQL
5 73 (5.61%) PowerShell
6 68 (5.23%) VB.NET
7 34 (2.61%) C
8 30 (2.31%) VB
9 24 (1.84%) Java
10 15 (1.15%) VBA
11 10 (0.77%) PHP
11 10 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.69%) VBScript
12 9 (0.69%) C++
13 8 (0.61%) Python
14 7 (0.54%) XPath
15 5 (0.38%) PHP5
15 5 (0.38%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.38%) Ruby
15 5 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 164 (12.61%) Degree
2 142 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (4.15%) MCP
4 47 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 46 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 46 (3.54%) MCSE
6 29 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.69%) CCNA
8 21 (1.61%) MCSA
8 21 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.54%) MCITP
10 15 (1.15%) MCTS
11 12 (0.92%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.77%) CCNP
14 8 (0.61%) PMP
14 8 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.46%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.30%) SLA
2 35 (2.69%) QA
3 32 (2.46%) ISO 9001
3 32 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.23%) TickIT
6 4 (0.31%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.31%) DO-254
6 4 (0.31%) JTAG
7 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 263 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 145 (11.15%) Hyper-V
3 137 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (2.92%) XenServer
5 35 (2.69%) vSphere
6 30 (2.31%) XenApp
7 18 (1.38%) Firmware
8 16 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.77%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.31%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.31%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 101 (7.76%) SCCM
2 40 (3.07%) SCOM
3 12 (0.92%) SCVMM
4 10 (0.77%) WSUS
5 7 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 6 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (0.38%) DameWare
7 5 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (0.38%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.31%) WMI
8 4 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.31%) Legato
8 4 (0.31%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 211 (16.22%) VMware
2 159 (12.22%) Cisco
3 137 (10.53%) Citrix
4 96 (7.38%) HP
5 73 (5.61%) IBM
6 54 (4.15%) Dell
7 51 (3.92%) NetApp
8 47 (3.61%) Oracle
9 33 (2.54%) EMC
10 32 (2.46%) SAP
11 29 (2.23%) Altiris
12 21 (1.61%) Remedy
13 19 (1.46%) Avaya
14 18 (1.38%) Red Hat
14 18 (1.38%) Sage
15 15 (1.15%) MobileIron
16 11 (0.85%) Sitecore
16 11 (0.85%) SolarWinds
16 11 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (0.77%) Business Objects
Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + pension, healthcare, and 23 days AL
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £18500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kegworth, Leicestershire
Plan-Net Services Plc
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: £38800 + bonus (c15%) oncall + Pension, heathcare etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 19 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday