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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 626 732 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.76% 22.95% 19.27%
As % of the Vendors category 40.76% 45.86% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 518 603 550
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,575
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £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
1536 1596 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.12% 50.03% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1340 1415
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 £23,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -3 190 £37,500 -6.25% 34
Northamptonshire -2 170 £33,500 -4.28% 13
Derbyshire -1 113 £40,000 +18.51% 31
Leicestershire -8 111 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Lincolnshire -3 33 £31,750 +2.41% 12
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 531 (40.20%) SQL Server
2 511 (38.68%) Windows
3 475 (35.96%) MS Excel
4 429 (32.48%) .NET
5 411 (31.11%) SQL
6 390 (29.52%) C#
7 281 (21.27%) ASP.NET
8 265 (20.06%) Active Directory
9 237 (17.94%) VMware
10 226 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 226 (17.11%) JavaScript
11 194 (14.69%) HTML
12 193 (14.61%) MS Exchange
13 188 (14.23%) CSS
14 183 (13.85%) MS Office
15 179 (13.55%) Visual Studio
16 175 (13.25%) ITIL
17 170 (12.87%) jQuery
18 162 (12.26%) XML
19 157 (11.88%) Cisco
20 154 (11.66%) Hyper-V
21 147 (11.13%) VMware Infrastructure
22 140 (10.60%) Web Services
23 138 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
24 137 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
25 132 (9.99%) T-SQL
26 123 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
26 123 (9.31%) Ajax
27 120 (9.08%) Linux
28 119 (9.01%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 193 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 112 (8.48%) SharePoint
3 82 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 71 (5.37%) Lync
5 54 (4.09%) IIS
6 44 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 30 (2.27%) Apache
10 25 (1.89%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (1.51%) CMS
13 16 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (1.21%) Node.js
14 15 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.61%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.53%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 475 (35.96%) MS Excel
2 183 (13.85%) MS Office
3 22 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.68%) MS Project
6 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 77 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.61%) Summit
6 4 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.30%) Line 500
7 2 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.15%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.076%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.076%) Maximo
8 1 (0.076%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.076%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.95%) Office 365
2 29 (2.20%) SaaS
3 14 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (0.91%) ElastiCache
4 12 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (0.38%) IaaS
5 5 (0.38%) PaaS
6 4 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 107 (8.10%) DNS
2 106 (8.02%) TCP/IP
3 94 (7.12%) Firewall
4 69 (5.22%) DHCP
5 63 (4.77%) Internet
6 60 (4.54%) LAN
7 59 (4.47%) WAN
8 57 (4.31%) SAN
9 36 (2.73%) VPN
10 19 (1.44%) Wireless
11 17 (1.29%) Network Security
12 13 (0.98%) IP Telephony
13 11 (0.83%) SMTP
13 11 (0.83%) VoIP
13 11 (0.83%) Unified Communications
14 10 (0.76%) NetScaler
15 8 (0.61%) NAS
15 8 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (40.20%) SQL Server
2 138 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 98 (7.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 91 (6.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 72 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (4.24%) MySQL
7 51 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 32 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 31 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
13 22 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 21 (1.59%) MongoDB
15 19 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (1.29%) MS Access
17 15 (1.14%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 11 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 179 (13.55%) Visual Studio
2 57 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (3.10%) NUnit
4 25 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 18 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 17 (1.29%) Subversion
7 13 (0.98%) MSTest
8 10 (0.76%) JIRA
9 9 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.61%) Moq
10 8 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.61%) Git (software)
11 7 (0.53%) Ant
11 7 (0.53%) Maven
12 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.23%) Hudson
13 3 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Blend
14 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 94 (7.12%) Finance
2 84 (6.36%) Retail
3 51 (3.86%) Marketing
4 47 (3.56%) Advertising
5 35 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.89%) Legal
8 15 (1.14%) Law
9 14 (1.06%) Back Office
10 8 (0.61%) Electronics
11 4 (0.30%) Billing
11 4 (0.30%) Banking
11 4 (0.30%) French Language
11 4 (0.30%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.23%) Welsh Language
12 3 (0.23%) German Language
12 3 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.15%) Local Government
13 2 (0.15%) Publishing
13 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 435 (32.93%) Developer
2 236 (17.87%) Analyst
3 133 (10.07%) .NET Developer
4 119 (9.01%) Senior Developer
5 90 (6.81%) C# Developer
6 81 (6.13%) Consultant
7 79 (5.98%) Support Engineer
8 76 (5.75%) Software Developer
9 72 (5.45%) Web Developer
10 67 (5.07%) Support Analyst
11 63 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 47 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
14 45 (3.41%) Software Engineer
15 43 (3.26%) Administrator
16 41 (3.10%) Project Manager
17 40 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
18 36 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
18 36 (2.73%) IT Support
19 35 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (32.48%) .NET
2 281 (21.27%) ASP.NET
3 194 (14.69%) HTML
4 188 (14.23%) CSS
5 170 (12.87%) jQuery
6 162 (12.26%) XML
7 140 (10.60%) Web Services
8 123 (9.31%) Ajax
9 114 (8.63%) .NET Framework
10 108 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 103 (7.80%) WCF
12 75 (5.68%) XSLT
13 74 (5.60%) SOAP
14 64 (4.84%) WPF
15 63 (4.77%) REST
16 62 (4.69%) LINQ
16 62 (4.69%) XSD
17 58 (4.39%) WinForms
18 56 (4.24%) XHTML
19 54 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 41 (3.10%) Management Information System
2 29 (2.20%) Clustering
3 27 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 19 (1.44%) Tandem
6 17 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.14%) iPhone
8 13 (0.98%) Social Media
9 11 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 11 (0.83%) Blog
10 10 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.68%) Blackberry
11 9 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 9 (0.68%) Open Source
12 8 (0.61%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.53%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.53%) Replication
13 7 (0.53%) NHS
13 7 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 511 (38.68%) Windows
2 137 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (9.08%) Linux
4 101 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 96 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (5.15%) Windows 7
7 49 (3.71%) Windows XP
8 31 (2.35%) Windows Vista
8 31 (2.35%) UNIX
9 29 (2.20%) Windows 8
10 22 (1.67%) Android
11 11 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.45%) HPUX
14 6 (0.45%) Solaris
15 5 (0.38%) AIX
15 5 (0.38%) Debian
16 4 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (13.25%) ITIL
2 123 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (9.01%) MVC
4 104 (7.87%) Project Management
5 97 (7.34%) CRM
5 97 (7.34%) Scrum
6 70 (5.30%) OO
7 68 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (5.15%) Software Engineering
8 55 (4.16%) TDD
9 49 (3.71%) E-Commerce
10 47 (3.56%) Service Delivery
11 40 (3.03%) Workflow
12 39 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 38 (2.88%) Business Analysis
14 36 (2.73%) Web Development
14 36 (2.73%) Unit Testing
15 34 (2.57%) System Testing
16 31 (2.35%) MVVM
16 31 (2.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 411 (31.11%) SQL
2 390 (29.52%) C#
3 226 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 132 (9.99%) T-SQL
5 58 (4.39%) VB.NET
6 44 (3.33%) Java
7 43 (3.26%) VB
8 40 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 35 (2.65%) C++
9 35 (2.65%) PHP
10 32 (2.42%) C
11 25 (1.89%) XPath
12 23 (1.74%) Python
13 22 (1.67%) VBScript
14 17 (1.29%) Perl
15 15 (1.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 10 (0.76%) Ruby
17 9 (0.68%) Groovy
17 9 (0.68%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.68%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 226 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (8.18%) Degree
3 107 (8.10%) MCSE
4 74 (5.60%) MCSA
4 74 (5.60%) MCITP
5 71 (5.37%) MCP
6 60 (4.54%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (4.16%) MCTS
8 52 (3.94%) CCNA
9 48 (3.63%) Security Cleared
10 45 (3.41%) SC Cleared
11 42 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 33 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
13 23 (1.74%) CCA
13 23 (1.74%) CCEE
14 19 (1.44%) MCAD
14 19 (1.44%) MCSD
15 18 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.14%) ISEB
17 11 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.77%) SLA
2 32 (2.42%) QA
3 12 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.68%) JTAG
5 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) TickIT
7 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 265 (20.06%) Active Directory
2 154 (11.66%) Hyper-V
3 147 (11.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (3.56%) XenApp
5 39 (2.95%) vSphere
6 36 (2.73%) XenDesktop
7 35 (2.65%) XenServer
8 15 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (0.98%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.91%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.53%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.38%) vCloud
12 5 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.30%) NFS
13 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.30%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.30%) UAG
14 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.076%) IAG
Systems Management
1 42 (3.18%) SCCM
2 22 (1.67%) SCOM
3 14 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 12 (0.91%) WSUS
5 9 (0.68%) SCDPM
6 8 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
6 8 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.38%) DameWare
10 4 (0.30%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.30%) SCSM
11 3 (0.23%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 2 (0.15%) MOM
12 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 237 (17.94%) VMware
2 157 (11.88%) Cisco
3 119 (9.01%) Citrix
4 83 (6.28%) HP
5 70 (5.30%) NetApp
6 53 (4.01%) Oracle
7 34 (2.57%) IBM
8 27 (2.04%) SAP
9 20 (1.51%) WatchGuard
10 19 (1.44%) SonicWALL
11 17 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.21%) Remedy
13 15 (1.14%) Symantec
13 15 (1.14%) BMC
14 14 (1.06%) Sage
15 13 (0.98%) CA
15 13 (0.98%) Business Objects
15 13 (0.98%) EMC
15 13 (0.98%) Google
16 11 (0.83%) Altiris
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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