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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 633 731 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.38% 22.51% 19.92%
As % of the Vendors category 41.73% 44.74% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 521 619 574
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1517 1634 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.65% 50.32% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1392 1454
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 £23,825 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -1 202 £35,000 - 23
Nottinghamshire -4 175 £37,500 -6.25% 40
Derbyshire 0 108 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Leicestershire -6 105 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Lincolnshire -2 35 £32,000 +3.22% 8
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 510 (39.63%) Windows
2 506 (39.32%) SQL Server
3 481 (37.37%) MS Excel
4 391 (30.38%) .NET
5 374 (29.06%) SQL
6 359 (27.89%) C#
7 270 (20.98%) Active Directory
8 254 (19.74%) ASP.NET
9 230 (17.87%) VMware
10 227 (17.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 224 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
12 203 (15.77%) JavaScript
13 199 (15.46%) MS Exchange
14 193 (15.00%) MS Office
15 186 (14.45%) HTML
16 185 (14.37%) ITIL
17 184 (14.30%) CSS
18 165 (12.82%) Visual Studio
19 157 (12.20%) Hyper-V
20 156 (12.12%) XML
21 148 (11.50%) jQuery
22 147 (11.42%) Cisco
23 146 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
24 140 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
25 133 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
26 131 (10.18%) Web Services
27 121 (9.40%) Degree
28 120 (9.32%) SharePoint
29 118 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
30 115 (8.94%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 199 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 120 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 84 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (4.97%) Lync
5 55 (4.27%) IIS
6 48 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 41 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 38 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (2.56%) Apache
10 26 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 24 (1.86%) Tomcat
12 19 (1.48%) CMS
13 16 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.54%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.47%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.39%) WordPress
19 4 (0.31%) Node.js
19 4 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 481 (37.37%) MS Excel
2 193 (15.00%) MS Office
3 17 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.78%) MS Project
6 8 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 70 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.62%) Summit
6 4 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.31%) Line 500
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.16%) SalesLogix
7 2 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.078%) Maximo
8 1 (0.078%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.078%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.078%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.03%) Office 365
2 27 (2.10%) SaaS
3 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.47%) IaaS
5 5 (0.39%) PaaS
6 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 106 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 105 (8.16%) DNS
3 95 (7.38%) Firewall
4 70 (5.44%) DHCP
5 64 (4.97%) WAN
6 63 (4.90%) LAN
6 63 (4.90%) Internet
7 59 (4.58%) SAN
8 42 (3.26%) VPN
9 14 (1.09%) Network Security
9 14 (1.09%) NetScaler
9 14 (1.09%) Wireless
10 12 (0.93%) IP Telephony
11 11 (0.85%) Unified Communications
12 10 (0.78%) VLAN
12 10 (0.78%) VoIP
13 9 (0.70%) SMTP
14 8 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (0.62%) Intranet
14 8 (0.62%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (39.32%) SQL Server
2 133 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 81 (6.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 75 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (3.57%) MySQL
8 37 (2.87%) Relational Database
9 36 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
11 29 (2.25%) Oracle Database
12 26 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.24%) Data Mining
16 14 (1.09%) MS Access
17 11 (0.85%) MongoDB
18 10 (0.78%) OLAP
19 9 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 165 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 56 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (2.80%) NUnit
4 24 (1.86%) Eclipse
5 19 (1.48%) Subversion
6 14 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (0.85%) MSTest
8 10 (0.78%) JIRA
9 9 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (0.70%) Git (software)
10 7 (0.54%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.47%) Maven
11 6 (0.47%) Ant
12 5 (0.39%) Moq
13 3 (0.23%) Hudson
13 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.16%) Firebug
14 2 (0.16%) Fiddler
14 2 (0.16%) MSBuild
General
1 97 (7.54%) Finance
2 79 (6.14%) Retail
3 50 (3.89%) Marketing
4 41 (3.19%) Advertising
5 32 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.33%) Legal
7 18 (1.40%) Law
8 17 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.09%) Back Office
10 7 (0.54%) French Language
11 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.47%) Electronics
12 5 (0.39%) German Language
12 5 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.31%) Welsh Language
13 4 (0.31%) Billing
13 4 (0.31%) Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Games
14 2 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 403 (31.31%) Developer
2 246 (19.11%) Analyst
3 123 (9.56%) .NET Developer
4 111 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 90 (6.99%) C# Developer
6 77 (5.98%) Support Engineer
7 70 (5.44%) Support Analyst
8 68 (5.28%) Consultant
9 64 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 62 (4.82%) Web Developer
11 60 (4.66%) Software Developer
12 48 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
13 43 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 42 (3.26%) Administrator
15 41 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
15 41 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
15 41 (3.19%) Project Manager
16 40 (3.11%) Service Analyst
17 39 (3.03%) Software Engineer
18 38 (2.95%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (30.38%) .NET
2 254 (19.74%) ASP.NET
3 186 (14.45%) HTML
4 184 (14.30%) CSS
5 156 (12.12%) XML
6 148 (11.50%) jQuery
7 131 (10.18%) Web Services
8 114 (8.86%) Ajax
9 109 (8.47%) .NET Framework
10 99 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 92 (7.15%) WCF
12 69 (5.36%) XSLT
13 62 (4.82%) SOAP
14 61 (4.74%) REST
15 58 (4.51%) LINQ
16 56 (4.35%) WPF
17 54 (4.20%) XSD
18 50 (3.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 49 (3.81%) XHTML
20 48 (3.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 28 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (2.18%) Clustering
4 25 (1.94%) N-Tier
5 20 (1.55%) User Experience
6 18 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.40%) Tandem
7 15 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 14 (1.09%) Blog
9 13 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.01%) iPhone
10 11 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 11 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.62%) Open Source
11 8 (0.62%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.54%) Device Driver
12 7 (0.54%) Replication
13 6 (0.47%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.47%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 510 (39.63%) Windows
2 140 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 103 (8.00%) Linux
4 101 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 97 (7.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (5.75%) Windows 7
7 49 (3.81%) Windows XP
8 33 (2.56%) Windows Vista
9 24 (1.86%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.79%) Android
11 22 (1.71%) UNIX
12 10 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.70%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.62%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.47%) HPUX
16 6 (0.47%) Solaris
17 5 (0.39%) AIX
17 5 (0.39%) Debian
18 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (14.37%) ITIL
3 115 (8.94%) MVC
4 99 (7.69%) Project Management
5 91 (7.07%) Scrum
6 87 (6.76%) CRM
7 73 (5.67%) OO
8 70 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
9 66 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 57 (4.43%) Service Delivery
11 48 (3.73%) E-Commerce
12 46 (3.57%) TDD
13 41 (3.19%) Workflow
14 39 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (2.95%) Business Analysis
16 37 (2.87%) Web Development
16 37 (2.87%) System Testing
17 33 (2.56%) Waterfall
18 31 (2.41%) Unit Testing
18 31 (2.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 374 (29.06%) SQL
2 359 (27.89%) C#
3 203 (15.77%) JavaScript
4 110 (8.55%) T-SQL
5 50 (3.89%) VB.NET
6 43 (3.34%) VB
7 39 (3.03%) Java
8 38 (2.95%) PowerShell
9 35 (2.72%) C++
10 34 (2.64%) C
11 27 (2.10%) PHP
12 26 (2.02%) XPath
13 23 (1.79%) Python
14 21 (1.63%) VBScript
15 13 (1.01%) Perl
16 12 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 10 (0.78%) Ruby
18 9 (0.70%) Embedded C
18 9 (0.70%) Embedded C++
18 9 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 227 (17.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (9.40%) Degree
3 107 (8.31%) MCSE
4 79 (6.14%) MCITP
5 78 (6.06%) MCSA
6 75 (5.83%) MCP
7 60 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (4.35%) MCTS
9 55 (4.27%) Security Cleared
10 52 (4.04%) SC Cleared
11 50 (3.89%) CCNA
12 46 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 34 (2.64%) Citrix Certification
14 28 (2.18%) CCA
15 20 (1.55%) CCEE
16 16 (1.24%) HND
16 16 (1.24%) MCAD
16 16 (1.24%) MCSD
16 16 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (1.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.52%) SLA
2 38 (2.95%) QA
3 11 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.70%) JTAG
5 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 270 (20.98%) Active Directory
2 157 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 146 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (3.65%) XenApp
5 37 (2.87%) vSphere
6 36 (2.80%) XenDesktop
7 31 (2.41%) XenServer
8 12 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.39%) vCloud
12 4 (0.31%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.31%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.078%) NFS
14 1 (0.078%) IAG
14 1 (0.078%) UAG
Systems Management
1 45 (3.50%) SCCM
2 23 (1.79%) SCOM
3 14 (1.09%) SCVMM
4 12 (0.93%) WSUS
5 9 (0.70%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.62%) SCDPM
7 7 (0.54%) XenMobile
8 6 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
9 5 (0.39%) DameWare
9 5 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.39%) SCSM
10 4 (0.31%) Windows Intune
10 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.16%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.16%) OVSD
12 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 230 (17.87%) VMware
2 147 (11.42%) Cisco
3 110 (8.55%) Citrix
4 85 (6.60%) HP
5 61 (4.74%) NetApp
6 51 (3.96%) Oracle
7 36 (2.80%) IBM
8 24 (1.86%) SAP
9 17 (1.32%) Remedy
10 16 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.17%) Sage
11 15 (1.17%) BMC
11 15 (1.17%) WatchGuard
12 14 (1.09%) SonicWALL
12 14 (1.09%) EMC
13 12 (0.93%) Google
13 12 (0.93%) Business Objects
13 12 (0.93%) Dell
13 12 (0.93%) Symantec
14 11 (0.85%) CA
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northamptonshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £35,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £18k - 26k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-25k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £180000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + See Job Spec
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + See job spec
Posted: 3 days ago