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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 620 618 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.82% 16.67% 21.87%
As % of the Vendors category 41.17% 39.85% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 497 551 553
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1506 1551 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.86% 41.84% 50.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1285 1353
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,900 £52,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +2 224 £40,000 +4.57% 43
Leicestershire +9 163 £40,500 +3.84% 19
Northamptonshire +1 155 £33,000 -12.00% 14
Derbyshire -1 89 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Lincolnshire -18 8 £31,250 +0.80% 6
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 525 (39.77%) SQL Server
2 498 (37.73%) Windows
3 475 (35.98%) MS Excel
4 422 (31.97%) SQL
5 397 (30.08%) .NET
6 368 (27.88%) C#
7 273 (20.68%) ASP.NET
8 238 (18.03%) MS Office
9 236 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
10 233 (17.65%) Active Directory
11 206 (15.61%) JavaScript
12 205 (15.53%) HTML
13 180 (13.64%) CSS
13 180 (13.64%) VMware
14 168 (12.73%) MS Exchange
14 168 (12.73%) Degree
15 162 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 152 (11.52%) MVC
17 144 (10.91%) .NET Framework
18 141 (10.68%) jQuery
18 141 (10.68%) SharePoint
18 141 (10.68%) ITIL
18 141 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
19 140 (10.61%) Finance
20 139 (10.53%) T-SQL
21 137 (10.38%) Cisco
21 137 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
22 135 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
23 127 (9.62%) Web Services
24 118 (8.94%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 168 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 141 (10.68%) SharePoint
3 76 (5.76%) IIS
4 75 (5.68%) Lync
5 57 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.36%) Apache
10 17 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (1.21%) CMS
12 14 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.91%) SAS
14 11 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.53%) DNN
17 6 (0.45%) IBM Notes
18 5 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
19 4 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 475 (35.98%) MS Excel
2 238 (18.03%) MS Office
3 38 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (2.73%) MS Project
5 19 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.23%) Mingle
7 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.076%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 39 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.83%) Sage 200
4 10 (0.76%) Sage CRM
5 9 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.45%) Primavera
8 5 (0.38%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.30%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
11 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 96 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (5.23%) Office 365
3 7 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.38%) SaaS
5 5 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.23%) GitHub
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.15%) Yammer
8 1 (0.076%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.076%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.076%) IaaS
8 1 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 95 (7.20%) WAN
2 93 (7.05%) SAN
3 85 (6.44%) LAN
4 84 (6.36%) TCP/IP
5 72 (5.45%) Firewall
6 50 (3.79%) DNS
7 49 (3.71%) VoIP
8 46 (3.48%) DHCP
9 32 (2.42%) Internet
10 27 (2.05%) PBX
10 27 (2.05%) Unified Communications
11 23 (1.74%) VPN
12 18 (1.36%) Intranet
13 15 (1.14%) LDAP
13 15 (1.14%) IP Telephony
14 14 (1.06%) VLAN
14 14 (1.06%) NAS
15 12 (0.91%) CTI
16 11 (0.83%) Wireless
17 9 (0.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (39.77%) SQL Server
2 135 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (7.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (6.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 87 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 82 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
7 57 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (3.18%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.27%) MySQL
10 15 (1.14%) MS Access
11 13 (0.98%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.91%) Big Data
12 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.68%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.45%) OLAP
14 6 (0.45%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 97 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (3.94%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.67%) NUnit
5 20 (1.52%) Mercurial
5 20 (1.52%) Moq
6 19 (1.44%) Selenium
7 15 (1.14%) JIRA
8 14 (1.06%) MSTest
9 12 (0.91%) Subversion
10 9 (0.68%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.53%) SilkTest
11 7 (0.53%) Ranorex
12 6 (0.45%) TestComplete
13 5 (0.38%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.38%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.30%) NeoLoad
14 4 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.15%) PHPUnit
General
1 140 (10.61%) Finance
2 96 (7.27%) Retail
3 71 (5.38%) Marketing
4 44 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 41 (3.11%) Banking
6 28 (2.12%) International Banking
7 21 (1.59%) Back Office
8 20 (1.52%) Games
9 19 (1.44%) Law
10 18 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.21%) Advertising
12 15 (1.14%) Billing
12 15 (1.14%) Automotive
13 14 (1.06%) Publishing
14 11 (0.83%) Welsh Language
15 10 (0.76%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.53%) Legal
16 7 (0.53%) Local Government
16 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 352 (26.67%) Developer
2 304 (23.03%) Analyst
3 128 (9.70%) Software Developer
4 95 (7.20%) .NET Developer
5 89 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 86 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 70 (5.30%) Consultant
8 64 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
9 55 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 54 (4.09%) Software Engineer
10 54 (4.09%) C# Developer
11 52 (3.94%) Senior Software Developer
12 51 (3.86%) Junior
13 49 (3.71%) Support Technician
14 45 (3.41%) IT Support
15 44 (3.33%) Administrator
16 42 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (3.11%) Web Developer
18 40 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
19 39 (2.95%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (30.08%) .NET
2 273 (20.68%) ASP.NET
3 205 (15.53%) HTML
4 180 (13.64%) CSS
5 144 (10.91%) .NET Framework
6 141 (10.68%) jQuery
7 127 (9.62%) Web Services
8 114 (8.64%) XML
9 83 (6.29%) WCF
10 75 (5.68%) Entity Framework
11 74 (5.61%) Ajax
12 70 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (4.77%) SOAP
14 56 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 54 (4.09%) WPF
16 50 (3.79%) XHTML
17 48 (3.64%) XSLT
18 46 (3.48%) XSD
19 42 (3.18%) HTML5
20 39 (2.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.08%) Clustering
3 63 (4.77%) Management Information System
4 58 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 56 (4.24%) Data Centre
6 26 (1.97%) Replication
7 25 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.59%) User Experience
9 19 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.36%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.21%) Credit Risk
12 15 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.98%) Telematics
13 13 (0.98%) PMI
14 12 (0.91%) EPoS
14 12 (0.91%) Statistics
15 10 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.76%) iSeries
16 9 (0.68%) Data Integration
16 9 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 498 (37.73%) Windows
2 162 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (6.59%) Linux
5 72 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 63 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (4.47%) Windows 8
8 45 (3.41%) Windows XP
9 28 (2.12%) UNIX
10 12 (0.91%) Android
10 12 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.76%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.53%) AIX
13 6 (0.45%) Solaris
13 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.23%) SUSE
16 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (11.52%) MVC
3 141 (10.68%) ITIL
4 114 (8.64%) Project Management
5 111 (8.41%) Software Engineering
6 98 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (5.83%) CRM
8 74 (5.61%) Change Management
9 71 (5.38%) TDD
10 69 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 64 (4.85%) OO
12 63 (4.77%) Unit Testing
13 58 (4.39%) Scrum
14 57 (4.32%) SDLC
15 55 (4.17%) Automated Testing
16 53 (4.02%) Incident Management
17 52 (3.94%) Mentoring
18 50 (3.79%) Problem Management
18 50 (3.79%) Service Delivery
19 49 (3.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 422 (31.97%) SQL
2 368 (27.88%) C#
3 206 (15.61%) JavaScript
4 139 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 69 (5.23%) VB.NET
6 51 (3.86%) PowerShell
7 32 (2.42%) VB
8 30 (2.27%) Java
9 28 (2.12%) C
10 19 (1.44%) VBA
11 13 (0.98%) PHP
12 6 (0.45%) Python
12 6 (0.45%) VBScript
13 5 (0.38%) C++
14 3 (0.23%) R
14 3 (0.23%) Ruby
15 2 (0.15%) PHP5
15 2 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 168 (12.73%) Degree
2 141 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (4.09%) MCP
4 49 (3.71%) MCSE
5 42 (3.18%) SC Cleared
5 42 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 28 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (2.05%) MCSA
8 26 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (1.74%) ISEB
10 21 (1.59%) CCNA
11 20 (1.52%) PMI Certification
12 19 (1.44%) MCITP
13 16 (1.21%) MCTS
14 15 (1.14%) PMP
15 14 (1.06%) ISTQB
16 12 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (0.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.30%) SLA
2 58 (4.39%) QA
3 34 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.97%) ISO 9001
5 24 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.21%) TickIT
7 5 (0.38%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.076%) BS7799
11 1 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.076%) JTAG
11 1 (0.076%) HIPAA
System Software
1 233 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 118 (8.94%) Hyper-V
3 108 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (2.20%) XenApp
4 29 (2.20%) XenServer
5 27 (2.05%) vSphere
6 14 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.76%) Firmware
9 9 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.23%) OCFS2
11 3 (0.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 92 (6.97%) SCCM
2 33 (2.50%) SCOM
3 8 (0.61%) SCOrch
4 7 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.45%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.45%) WSUS
6 5 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
6 5 (0.38%) DameWare
6 5 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.30%) SCSM
7 4 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.23%) Legato
8 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.23%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.23%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 180 (13.64%) VMware
2 137 (10.38%) Cisco
3 109 (8.26%) Citrix
4 72 (5.45%) HP
5 65 (4.92%) IBM
6 52 (3.94%) Oracle
7 48 (3.64%) Dell
8 40 (3.03%) SAP
9 37 (2.80%) NetApp
10 22 (1.67%) Remedy
10 22 (1.67%) EMC
10 22 (1.67%) Altiris
11 19 (1.44%) Business Objects
12 16 (1.21%) Avaya
12 16 (1.21%) Sage
13 14 (1.06%) MobileIron
14 11 (0.83%) Google
14 11 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.83%) Cognos
15 10 (0.76%) Sybase
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Northamptonshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40k - £45k per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
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Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + excellent package & training
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