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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 641 732 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.37% 22.32% 19.98%
As % of the Vendors category 41.22% 44.47% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 533 623 561
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,067
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
1555 1646 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.14% 50.20% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1404 1427
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 30 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 30 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 -1 210 £33,750 -3.57% 15
Nottinghamshire -3 178 £40,000 +0.62% 37
Leicestershire -5 109 £37,500 -1.31% 24
Derbyshire -2 101 £39,000 +11.42% 23
Lincolnshire -3 35 £32,000 +6.66% 8
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 504 (39.62%) Windows
2 496 (38.99%) SQL Server
3 465 (36.56%) MS Excel
4 382 (30.03%) .NET
5 362 (28.46%) SQL
6 350 (27.52%) C#
7 257 (20.20%) Active Directory
8 248 (19.50%) ASP.NET
9 225 (17.69%) VMware
10 224 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 218 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 202 (15.88%) JavaScript
13 197 (15.49%) MS Exchange
14 191 (15.02%) MS Office
15 188 (14.78%) ITIL
16 182 (14.31%) HTML
17 180 (14.15%) CSS
18 160 (12.58%) Visual Studio
19 158 (12.42%) Hyper-V
20 154 (12.11%) XML
21 145 (11.40%) jQuery
22 143 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 140 (11.01%) Cisco
24 136 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
25 129 (10.14%) Web Services
26 128 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
27 124 (9.75%) SharePoint
28 120 (9.43%) Degree
29 113 (8.88%) MVC
30 112 (8.81%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 197 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 124 (9.75%) SharePoint
3 81 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (4.17%) IIS
5 50 (3.93%) Lync
6 49 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 39 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 34 (2.67%) Apache
10 27 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (1.73%) Tomcat
12 19 (1.49%) CMS
13 16 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.39%) SAS
16 5 (0.39%) WordPress
17 4 (0.31%) Apache Solr
18 3 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 465 (36.56%) MS Excel
2 191 (15.02%) MS Office
3 18 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.86%) MS Project
5 10 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.39%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.079%) Mingle
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 69 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.55%) Summit
6 4 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.31%) Line 500
7 2 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.16%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.079%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.079%) Maximo
8 1 (0.079%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.079%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.07%) Office 365
2 26 (2.04%) SaaS
3 16 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.55%) IaaS
5 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.31%) PaaS
7 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 102 (8.02%) DNS
2 101 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 95 (7.47%) Firewall
4 67 (5.27%) DHCP
4 67 (5.27%) WAN
5 65 (5.11%) LAN
6 63 (4.95%) Internet
7 56 (4.40%) SAN
8 43 (3.38%) VPN
9 15 (1.18%) NetScaler
10 14 (1.10%) Network Security
11 13 (1.02%) Wireless
12 12 (0.94%) IP Telephony
12 12 (0.94%) VoIP
13 11 (0.86%) VLAN
14 10 (0.79%) Unified Communications
15 9 (0.71%) SMTP
16 8 (0.63%) Intranet
16 8 (0.63%) Extranet
17 7 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (38.99%) SQL Server
2 128 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (6.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 78 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 77 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (3.62%) MySQL
9 40 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (2.83%) Relational Database
11 31 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
12 26 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 25 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.49%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.34%) Data Mining
16 15 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.02%) MS Access
18 10 (0.79%) OLAP
18 10 (0.79%) MongoDB
19 8 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 160 (12.58%) Visual Studio
2 54 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (2.67%) NUnit
4 22 (1.73%) Eclipse
5 17 (1.34%) Subversion
6 13 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (0.86%) JIRA
8 10 (0.79%) MSTest
9 9 (0.71%) Git (software)
10 7 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.55%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.31%) Moq
12 4 (0.31%) Ant
12 4 (0.31%) Maven
13 3 (0.24%) Firebug
13 3 (0.24%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.24%) Hudson
14 2 (0.16%) MSBuild
General
1 95 (7.47%) Finance
2 78 (6.13%) Retail
3 46 (3.62%) Marketing
4 38 (2.99%) Advertising
5 32 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.44%) Legal
7 20 (1.57%) Law
8 14 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.86%) Back Office
10 7 (0.55%) French Language
11 6 (0.47%) German Language
11 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.47%) Electronics
12 5 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.31%) Welsh Language
13 4 (0.31%) Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Billing
14 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 394 (30.97%) Developer
2 251 (19.73%) Analyst
3 120 (9.43%) .NET Developer
4 110 (8.65%) Senior Developer
5 88 (6.92%) C# Developer
6 77 (6.05%) Support Engineer
7 73 (5.74%) Support Analyst
8 67 (5.27%) Consultant
9 63 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 59 (4.64%) Software Developer
11 57 (4.48%) Web Developer
12 47 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
13 43 (3.38%) Administrator
14 42 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
14 42 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 41 (3.22%) Project Manager
16 40 (3.14%) Service Analyst
17 39 (3.07%) Senior C# Developer
18 38 (2.99%) Software Engineer
18 38 (2.99%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (30.03%) .NET
2 248 (19.50%) ASP.NET
3 182 (14.31%) HTML
4 180 (14.15%) CSS
5 154 (12.11%) XML
6 145 (11.40%) jQuery
7 129 (10.14%) Web Services
8 111 (8.73%) Ajax
9 109 (8.57%) .NET Framework
10 96 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 91 (7.15%) WCF
12 67 (5.27%) XSLT
13 60 (4.72%) REST
14 59 (4.64%) SOAP
15 57 (4.48%) LINQ
16 56 (4.40%) WPF
17 51 (4.01%) XSD
18 50 (3.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 46 (3.62%) XHTML
19 46 (3.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.46%) Management Information System
3 31 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (2.20%) Clustering
5 26 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 19 (1.49%) User Experience
7 18 (1.42%) Tandem
7 18 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.34%) Data Integration
9 14 (1.10%) Blog
10 12 (0.94%) iPhone
10 12 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.71%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.63%) Open Source
15 7 (0.55%) Device Driver
15 7 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 504 (39.62%) Windows
2 136 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (8.41%) Linux
4 98 (7.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (6.05%) Windows 7
7 50 (3.93%) Windows XP
8 34 (2.67%) Windows Vista
9 25 (1.97%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.81%) Android
11 22 (1.73%) UNIX
12 10 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.71%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.63%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.55%) Solaris
15 7 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.39%) Debian
16 5 (0.39%) AIX
16 5 (0.39%) HPUX
17 4 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (14.78%) ITIL
3 113 (8.88%) MVC
4 102 (8.02%) Project Management
5 88 (6.92%) Scrum
6 87 (6.84%) CRM
7 72 (5.66%) OO
7 72 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (5.11%) Software Engineering
9 59 (4.64%) Service Delivery
10 47 (3.69%) E-Commerce
11 45 (3.54%) TDD
12 41 (3.22%) Workflow
13 39 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (2.99%) Web Development
15 36 (2.83%) System Testing
15 36 (2.83%) Business Analysis
16 35 (2.75%) Waterfall
17 32 (2.52%) Mentoring
18 31 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 362 (28.46%) SQL
2 350 (27.52%) C#
3 202 (15.88%) JavaScript
4 103 (8.10%) T-SQL
5 50 (3.93%) VB.NET
6 42 (3.30%) VB
7 37 (2.91%) PowerShell
8 35 (2.75%) C
9 34 (2.67%) C++
10 33 (2.59%) Java
11 28 (2.20%) PHP
12 26 (2.04%) XPath
13 24 (1.89%) Python
14 21 (1.65%) VBScript
15 13 (1.02%) Perl
16 11 (0.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 10 (0.79%) Ruby
18 9 (0.71%) Groovy
18 9 (0.71%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.71%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 224 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (9.43%) Degree
3 108 (8.49%) MCSE
4 82 (6.45%) MCITP
5 76 (5.97%) MCSA
5 76 (5.97%) MCP
6 60 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (4.48%) Security Cleared
8 56 (4.40%) MCTS
9 54 (4.25%) SC Cleared
10 50 (3.93%) CCNA
11 49 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
13 29 (2.28%) CCA
14 17 (1.34%) HND
14 17 (1.34%) CCEE
15 16 (1.26%) ISEB
15 16 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.18%) MCAD
16 15 (1.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.42%) SLA
2 41 (3.22%) QA
3 12 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.71%) JTAG
5 6 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 257 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 158 (12.42%) Hyper-V
3 143 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (3.54%) XenApp
5 37 (2.91%) vSphere
6 33 (2.59%) XenDesktop
7 27 (2.12%) XenServer
8 12 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.86%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.79%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.39%) vCloud
12 3 (0.24%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.24%) Firmware
12 3 (0.24%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.079%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.079%) NFS
13 1 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 43 (3.38%) SCCM
2 25 (1.97%) SCOM
3 15 (1.18%) SCVMM
4 11 (0.86%) WSUS
5 10 (0.79%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.63%) XenMobile
7 7 (0.55%) SCDPM
7 7 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (0.47%) SCSM
8 6 (0.47%) Windows Intune
8 6 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
9 5 (0.39%) DameWare
10 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.24%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.16%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.16%) OVSD
12 2 (0.16%) OpenView
12 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 225 (17.69%) VMware
2 140 (11.01%) Cisco
3 106 (8.33%) Citrix
4 79 (6.21%) HP
5 53 (4.17%) NetApp
6 50 (3.93%) Oracle
7 36 (2.83%) IBM
8 22 (1.73%) SAP
9 17 (1.34%) Remedy
10 16 (1.26%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.18%) Sage
12 14 (1.10%) BMC
12 14 (1.10%) Dell
12 14 (1.10%) WatchGuard
12 14 (1.10%) SonicWALL
13 13 (1.02%) Symantec
13 13 (1.02%) EMC
14 12 (0.94%) Business Objects
14 12 (0.94%) Google
15 11 (0.86%) Altiris
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dollar Financial UK
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £19000 per annum
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Advantage XPO
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
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Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
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Salary: £32,000
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Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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