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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 687 614 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.62% 19.59% 20.48%
As % of the Vendors category 42.88% 45.08% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 517 487 575
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1602 1362 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 50.42% 43.46% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1102 1307
Average salary £39,690 £38,625 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.75% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -6 200 £37,500 -2.59% 42
Leicestershire +4 162 £39,000 -2.50% 23
Northamptonshire +3 160 £37,500 +10.29% 27
Derbyshire +5 130 £37,500 +15.38% 25
Lincolnshire +4 32 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 508 (39.44%) MS Excel
2 474 (36.80%) Windows
3 469 (36.41%) SQL Server
4 386 (29.97%) .NET
5 348 (27.02%) SQL
6 345 (26.79%) C#
7 260 (20.19%) ASP.NET
8 256 (19.88%) Active Directory
9 228 (17.70%) Windows Server
10 227 (17.62%) MS Office
11 226 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
12 219 (17.00%) HTML
13 197 (15.30%) JavaScript
14 180 (13.98%) Degree
15 172 (13.35%) CSS
16 160 (12.42%) VMware
16 160 (12.42%) MVC
16 160 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
17 151 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
18 148 (11.49%) ITIL
19 135 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
20 132 (10.25%) jQuery
20 132 (10.25%) Linux
21 128 (9.94%) Citrix
22 127 (9.86%) Hyper-V
23 111 (8.62%) SAN
24 110 (8.54%) Finance
24 110 (8.54%) Security Cleared
25 105 (8.15%) SC Cleared
26 103 (8.00%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 103 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 91 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 65 (5.05%) IIS
4 55 (4.27%) Lync
5 33 (2.56%) Apache
6 25 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 24 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 23 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.09%) CMS
12 13 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (0.85%) Node.js
14 10 (0.78%) SAS
15 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
18 4 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
18 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 508 (39.44%) MS Excel
2 227 (17.62%) MS Office
3 58 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.24%) MS Project
6 7 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.078%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.078%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 39 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 27 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
5 11 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.54%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.39%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.23%) Line 500
9 3 (0.23%) Sage CRM
10 2 (0.16%) Lawson
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.078%) CODA-Financials
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.078%) SAP EHS
11 1 (0.078%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.078%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 135 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (7.84%) Office 365
3 48 (3.73%) IaaS
4 34 (2.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (2.10%) PaaS
7 25 (1.94%) SaaS
8 15 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.62%) Yammer
11 6 (0.47%) IBM PureFlex
12 5 (0.39%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.31%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.31%) Silverpop
13 4 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 111 (8.62%) SAN
2 79 (6.13%) LAN
2 79 (6.13%) WAN
3 76 (5.90%) TCP/IP
4 61 (4.74%) Firewall
5 36 (2.80%) DNS
6 28 (2.17%) DHCP
7 22 (1.71%) VPN
8 21 (1.63%) IPsec
8 21 (1.63%) Unified Communications
9 19 (1.48%) Skype
10 18 (1.40%) Internet
10 18 (1.40%) VoIP
11 16 (1.24%) IP Telephony
12 12 (0.93%) VLAN
12 12 (0.93%) Wireless
13 11 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (36.41%) SQL Server
2 79 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (4.35%) MySQL
6 55 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (1.94%) MS Access
12 23 (1.79%) MongoDB
13 21 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
14 18 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.85%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.78%) KDB
Development Applications
1 89 (6.91%) Visual Studio
2 65 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.02%) Subversion
4 12 (0.93%) MSTest
5 10 (0.78%) JIRA
5 10 (0.78%) NUnit
6 9 (0.70%) Selenium
6 9 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.62%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.54%) Ranorex
9 6 (0.47%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.47%) GDB
9 6 (0.47%) Moq
9 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.31%) MSI
11 4 (0.31%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.23%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 110 (8.54%) Finance
2 62 (4.81%) Retail
3 58 (4.50%) Legal
4 49 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.80%) Marketing
7 23 (1.79%) Billing
8 17 (1.32%) Welsh Language
9 16 (1.24%) Advertising
9 16 (1.24%) Front Office
9 16 (1.24%) Law
10 12 (0.93%) Back Office
10 12 (0.93%) Games
11 11 (0.85%) Banking
12 9 (0.70%) French Language
13 8 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.54%) German Language
15 6 (0.47%) Local Government
15 6 (0.47%) Publishing
16 4 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 342 (26.55%) Developer
2 259 (20.11%) Analyst
3 162 (12.58%) .NET Developer
4 109 (8.46%) C# Developer
5 102 (7.92%) Consultant
6 90 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 88 (6.83%) Software Developer
8 83 (6.44%) Support Analyst
9 81 (6.29%) SQL Developer
10 79 (6.13%) Support Engineer
11 65 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
12 64 (4.97%) Service Analyst
13 60 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 56 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
15 55 (4.27%) .NET Software Developer
15 55 (4.27%) Senior Developer
16 51 (3.96%) Architect
17 49 (3.80%) C# Software Developer
18 47 (3.65%) IT Support
19 46 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (29.97%) .NET
2 260 (20.19%) ASP.NET
3 219 (17.00%) HTML
4 172 (13.35%) CSS
5 132 (10.25%) jQuery
6 102 (7.92%) .NET Framework
7 63 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (4.66%) Web Services
9 58 (4.50%) XML
10 54 (4.19%) WCF
11 52 (4.04%) Entity Framework
12 50 (3.88%) HTML5
13 46 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 38 (2.95%) AngularJS
15 35 (2.72%) WinForms
16 34 (2.64%) Middleware
17 32 (2.48%) Ajax
18 31 (2.41%) WPF
19 27 (2.10%) LINQ
20 26 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 160 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 67 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 58 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.64%) Private Cloud
6 33 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 33 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.94%) Replication
8 23 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 20 (1.55%) Enterprise Cloud
11 18 (1.40%) Clustering
12 15 (1.16%) NHS
12 15 (1.16%) Smartcard
12 15 (1.16%) User Experience
13 11 (0.85%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.85%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
14 9 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 474 (36.80%) Windows
2 228 (17.70%) Windows Server
3 132 (10.25%) Linux
4 91 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (5.51%) Windows 7
7 64 (4.97%) Unix
8 45 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (3.34%) Apple iOS
10 35 (2.72%) Android
11 34 (2.64%) Windows 10
12 29 (2.25%) Windows XP
13 27 (2.10%) Windows 8
14 25 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.78%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.47%) CentOS
17 6 (0.47%) SUSE
18 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (12.42%) MVC
3 148 (11.49%) ITIL
4 94 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
5 83 (6.44%) Mentoring
5 83 (6.44%) Project Management
6 68 (5.28%) Software Engineering
7 63 (4.89%) CRM
7 63 (4.89%) Scrum
8 59 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 59 (4.58%) Web Development
9 57 (4.43%) Change Management
9 57 (4.43%) TDD
10 54 (4.19%) SDLC
11 51 (3.96%) Service Delivery
12 47 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (3.18%) Presales
14 40 (3.11%) ETL
15 39 (3.03%) PRINCE2
16 37 (2.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 348 (27.02%) SQL
2 345 (26.79%) C#
3 197 (15.30%) JavaScript
4 71 (5.51%) VB.NET
5 70 (5.43%) PowerShell
6 66 (5.12%) Java
7 60 (4.66%) T-SQL
8 57 (4.43%) VB
9 53 (4.11%) C
10 33 (2.56%) VBA
11 27 (2.10%) PHP
12 25 (1.94%) Python
13 24 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.48%) VBScript
15 17 (1.32%) C++
15 17 (1.32%) Perl
16 16 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.85%) Korn
18 10 (0.78%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 180 (13.98%) Degree
2 151 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 105 (8.15%) SC Cleared
5 75 (5.82%) MCSE
6 47 (3.65%) MCP
7 45 (3.49%) MCSA
8 29 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (1.63%) CCNA
10 16 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.01%) MCITP
12 13 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.70%) CCNP
13 9 (0.70%) MCDST
14 7 (0.54%) HND
15 5 (0.39%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.39%) CCIE
15 5 (0.39%) GSEC
15 5 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.80%) SLA
2 39 (3.03%) QA
3 12 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.85%) TickIT
5 10 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.078%) COBIT
8 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.078%) ISO27002
System Software
1 256 (19.88%) Active Directory
2 127 (9.86%) Hyper-V
3 84 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (2.87%) XenServer
5 32 (2.48%) vSphere
5 32 (2.48%) XenApp
6 26 (2.02%) BitLocker
7 11 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.47%) NFS
11 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.31%) Firmware
13 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.16%) RACF
15 1 (0.078%) pfSense
15 1 (0.078%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (5.59%) SCCM
2 44 (3.42%) SCOM
3 31 (2.41%) Windows Intune
4 27 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 24 (1.86%) SCVMM
6 19 (1.48%) SCSM
7 18 (1.40%) SCDPM
8 11 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.62%) Ansible
10 8 (0.62%) Puppet
11 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (0.47%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.47%) WSUS
13 5 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.31%) Casper Suite
14 4 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 160 (12.42%) VMware
2 128 (9.94%) Citrix
3 101 (7.84%) Cisco
4 90 (6.99%) Oracle
5 78 (6.06%) IBM
6 58 (4.50%) HP
7 49 (3.80%) NetApp
8 41 (3.18%) SAP
9 35 (2.72%) Red Hat
10 26 (2.02%) Apple
11 25 (1.94%) F5
12 24 (1.86%) LANDesk
13 22 (1.71%) BMC
14 20 (1.55%) Dell
15 18 (1.40%) EMC
16 17 (1.32%) Google
16 17 (1.32%) Remedy
16 17 (1.32%) Symantec
16 17 (1.32%) Telerik
17 14 (1.09%) McAfee
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ excellent+bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 70-75k
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £31500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MidlandHR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
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Leicestershire
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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