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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 610 789 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.06% 21.14% 20.08%
As % of the Vendors category 44.56% 47.16% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 486 632 502
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
1369 1673 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.77% 44.82% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1363 1193
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,844 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +5 244 £37,500 -6.25% 42
Leicestershire +2 142 £41,250 +8.55% 39
Northamptonshire -4 120 £33,000 -17.50% 24
Derbyshire +2 80 £27,500 -35.29% 23
Lincolnshire +2 22 £35,000 +27.27% 11
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 491 (38.15%) Windows
2 459 (35.66%) MS Excel
3 453 (35.20%) SQL Server
4 348 (27.04%) SQL
5 344 (26.73%) .NET
6 321 (24.94%) C#
7 271 (21.06%) Active Directory
8 224 (17.40%) MS Office
9 213 (16.55%) ASP.NET
10 209 (16.24%) VMware
11 207 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
12 206 (16.01%) JavaScript
13 191 (14.84%) HTML
14 177 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 176 (13.68%) ITIL
16 172 (13.36%) MS Exchange
17 164 (12.74%) CSS
18 161 (12.51%) Degree
19 156 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 145 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
21 142 (11.03%) SharePoint
22 139 (10.80%) Linux
23 136 (10.57%) Cisco
24 132 (10.26%) Hyper-V
25 131 (10.18%) Finance
25 131 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
26 130 (10.10%) jQuery
27 125 (9.71%) MVC
28 123 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
29 114 (8.86%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 172 (13.36%) MS Exchange
2 142 (11.03%) SharePoint
3 98 (7.61%) IIS
4 88 (6.84%) Lync
5 51 (3.96%) Apache
6 49 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 43 (3.34%) Tomcat
8 29 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 27 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 27 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (1.71%) CMS
12 18 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (0.70%) SAS
14 9 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.62%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.47%) Kentico
16 6 (0.47%) Sitefinity
17 5 (0.39%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 459 (35.66%) MS Excel
2 224 (17.40%) MS Office
3 38 (2.95%) MS Project
4 26 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.62%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
9 1 (0.078%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.078%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.078%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.078%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 43 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.85%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.39%) LabWindows
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.078%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.078%) Maximo
8 1 (0.078%) Summit
8 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (4.97%) Office 365
2 49 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.54%) SaaS
5 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.078%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.078%) Yammer
7 1 (0.078%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 109 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 94 (7.30%) WAN
3 82 (6.37%) Firewall
4 81 (6.29%) DNS
5 78 (6.06%) LAN
6 77 (5.98%) Internet
7 68 (5.28%) SAN
8 46 (3.57%) DHCP
9 33 (2.56%) VPN
10 27 (2.10%) VoIP
11 23 (1.79%) Unified Communications
12 17 (1.32%) Intranet
12 17 (1.32%) VLAN
12 17 (1.32%) Broadband
13 16 (1.24%) ADSL
14 14 (1.09%) PBX
15 13 (1.01%) Extranet
15 13 (1.01%) Network Security
16 11 (0.85%) Wireless
17 9 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (35.20%) SQL Server
2 106 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 52 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 52 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (3.26%) MySQL
9 27 (2.10%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.01%) Big Data
11 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (0.85%) MS Access
12 11 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.78%) OLAP
14 8 (0.62%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Power View
14 8 (0.62%) OLAP Cube
14 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 73 (5.67%) Visual Studio
2 45 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.85%) Subversion
4 9 (0.70%) NUnit
4 9 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.39%) JIRA
7 5 (0.39%) Firebug
7 5 (0.39%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.31%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.31%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.23%) Selenium
9 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Blend
9 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 131 (10.18%) Finance
2 66 (5.13%) Retail
3 35 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 32 (2.49%) Marketing
6 19 (1.48%) Advertising
7 17 (1.32%) Law
7 17 (1.32%) Legal
8 13 (1.01%) Local Government
9 12 (0.93%) German Language
9 12 (0.93%) Games
10 11 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 11 (0.85%) Back Office
11 10 (0.78%) Publishing
12 9 (0.70%) Billing
12 9 (0.70%) French Language
13 8 (0.62%) Italian Language
13 8 (0.62%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.54%) Banking
14 7 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 321 (24.94%) Developer
2 254 (19.74%) Analyst
3 94 (7.30%) .NET Developer
4 93 (7.23%) C# Developer
5 91 (7.07%) Software Developer
6 85 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 74 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 72 (5.59%) Support Analyst
9 66 (5.13%) Consultant
10 65 (5.05%) Support Engineer
11 64 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
12 61 (4.74%) Service Analyst
13 57 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
14 50 (3.89%) Administrator
15 49 (3.81%) IT Support
16 48 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
17 47 (3.65%) DBA
18 46 (3.57%) Architect
19 42 (3.26%) Software Engineer
19 42 (3.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (26.73%) .NET
2 213 (16.55%) ASP.NET
3 191 (14.84%) HTML
4 164 (12.74%) CSS
5 130 (10.10%) jQuery
6 114 (8.86%) .NET Framework
7 101 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 97 (7.54%) XML
9 88 (6.84%) Web Services
10 74 (5.75%) WCF
11 70 (5.44%) Ajax
12 68 (5.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 51 (3.96%) HTML5
13 51 (3.96%) WPF
14 47 (3.65%) XSLT
15 45 (3.50%) WinForms
16 37 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 36 (2.80%) XSD
18 33 (2.56%) LINQ
19 32 (2.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.05%) Clustering
3 64 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 46 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 22 (1.71%) N-Tier
6 17 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 11 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 10 (0.78%) Replication
10 10 (0.78%) Tandem
10 10 (0.78%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.70%) Telematics
12 8 (0.62%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.62%) User Experience
13 7 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.54%) iSeries
14 6 (0.47%) iPad
14 6 (0.47%) IVR
14 6 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 491 (38.15%) Windows
2 156 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 139 (10.80%) Linux
4 123 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (6.14%) Windows 7
7 51 (3.96%) Windows 8
8 44 (3.42%) UNIX
9 43 (3.34%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.79%) Android
11 20 (1.55%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.40%) Solaris
13 16 (1.24%) Windows Vista
14 14 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.78%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.78%) SUSE
16 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.47%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (13.68%) ITIL
3 125 (9.71%) MVC
4 105 (8.16%) Project Management
5 73 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 69 (5.36%) Software Engineering
7 67 (5.21%) Mentoring
8 65 (5.05%) CRM
9 61 (4.74%) Coaching
10 54 (4.20%) PRINCE2
10 54 (4.20%) OO
10 54 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 53 (4.12%) Service Management
11 53 (4.12%) Problem Management
11 53 (4.12%) Unit Testing
12 52 (4.04%) Change Management
13 47 (3.65%) Incident Management
14 45 (3.50%) Scrum
15 41 (3.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 348 (27.04%) SQL
2 321 (24.94%) C#
3 206 (16.01%) JavaScript
4 85 (6.60%) T-SQL
5 67 (5.21%) PowerShell
6 52 (4.04%) C
7 49 (3.81%) VB.NET
8 43 (3.34%) VB
9 19 (1.48%) C++
10 16 (1.24%) PHP
11 15 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.09%) Python
12 14 (1.09%) XPath
13 13 (1.01%) VBScript
13 13 (1.01%) Java
14 12 (0.93%) VBA
15 8 (0.62%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.54%) PHP5
17 5 (0.39%) Ruby
17 5 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 177 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 161 (12.51%) Degree
3 79 (6.14%) Security Cleared
4 77 (5.98%) SC Cleared
5 56 (4.35%) MCP
6 50 (3.89%) MCSE
7 37 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (2.33%) MCITP
9 29 (2.25%) CCNA
10 25 (1.94%) MCSA
11 21 (1.63%) VCP4
12 20 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 18 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (1.32%) MCTS
15 14 (1.09%) PMI Certification
16 11 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.85%) PMP
16 11 (0.85%) CCA
16 11 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
17 10 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.35%) SLA
2 35 (2.72%) QA
3 30 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 25 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.17%) TickIT
7 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.31%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.31%) DO-254
8 4 (0.31%) JTAG
9 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
System Software
1 271 (21.06%) Active Directory
2 145 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.41%) vSphere
5 28 (2.18%) XenApp
6 26 (2.02%) XenServer
7 22 (1.71%) Firmware
8 20 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.32%) VMware ESX
10 14 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.62%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.31%) OCFS2
16 3 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 90 (6.99%) SCCM
2 50 (3.89%) SCOM
3 17 (1.32%) SCVMM
4 13 (1.01%) WSUS
5 11 (0.85%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (0.47%) SCSM
7 6 (0.47%) Windows Intune
7 6 (0.47%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.39%) XenMobile
8 5 (0.39%) Legato
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.31%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.23%) WMI
10 3 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 209 (16.24%) VMware
2 136 (10.57%) Cisco
3 107 (8.31%) Citrix
4 93 (7.23%) HP
5 66 (5.13%) IBM
6 54 (4.20%) Dell
6 54 (4.20%) Oracle
7 46 (3.57%) NetApp
8 34 (2.64%) EMC
9 27 (2.10%) Altiris
10 24 (1.86%) Remedy
11 23 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.55%) SAP
13 17 (1.32%) Sage
14 14 (1.09%) Avaya
15 12 (0.93%) MobileIron
16 10 (0.78%) Tableau
16 10 (0.78%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.78%) SolarWinds
16 10 (0.78%) Apple
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