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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 664 816 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.38% 22.74% 19.35%
As % of the Vendors category 44.09% 45.51% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 559 656 508
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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
1506 1793 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.95% 49.97% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1459 1177
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 237 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Northamptonshire +2 197 £35,000 - 10
Leicestershire -2 131 £40,000 +5.26% 25
Derbyshire 0 84 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Lincolnshire -3 15 £32,000 +6.66% 4
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 505 (38.82%) Windows
1 505 (38.82%) MS Excel
2 461 (35.43%) SQL Server
3 353 (27.13%) .NET
4 340 (26.13%) SQL
5 312 (23.98%) C#
6 239 (18.37%) Active Directory
7 230 (17.68%) MS Office
8 214 (16.45%) ASP.NET
9 200 (15.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 199 (15.30%) VMware
11 198 (15.22%) ITIL
12 197 (15.14%) JavaScript
13 186 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
14 171 (13.14%) HTML
15 166 (12.76%) MS Exchange
16 158 (12.14%) CSS
17 153 (11.76%) Degree
18 152 (11.68%) Linux
19 151 (11.61%) SharePoint
20 150 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
21 149 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
22 131 (10.07%) jQuery
22 131 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
23 130 (9.99%) Hyper-V
24 124 (9.53%) .NET Framework
25 122 (9.38%) XML
26 120 (9.22%) MVC
27 119 (9.15%) Finance
28 115 (8.84%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 166 (12.76%) MS Exchange
2 151 (11.61%) SharePoint
3 67 (5.15%) IIS
4 65 (5.00%) Lync
5 58 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 53 (4.07%) Apache
7 39 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 36 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 34 (2.61%) Tomcat
10 29 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 24 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.23%) CMS
14 12 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (0.77%) SAS
16 8 (0.61%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
18 5 (0.38%) Umbraco
18 5 (0.38%) Node.js
19 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 505 (38.82%) MS Excel
2 230 (17.68%) MS Office
3 25 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.69%) MS Project
5 18 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.61%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.077%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.077%) SPSS
9 1 (0.077%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.077%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.077%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 44 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.38%) LabWindows
6 3 (0.23%) Line 500
6 3 (0.23%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.15%) Maximo
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.077%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.077%) Summit
8 1 (0.077%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.07%) Office 365
2 25 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.46%) SaaS
4 7 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.23%) IaaS
6 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 104 (7.99%) TCP/IP
2 97 (7.46%) DNS
3 81 (6.23%) WAN
4 79 (6.07%) Internet
5 73 (5.61%) Firewall
6 72 (5.53%) LAN
7 59 (4.53%) DHCP
8 53 (4.07%) SAN
9 42 (3.23%) VPN
10 18 (1.38%) VoIP
10 18 (1.38%) VLAN
11 16 (1.23%) Broadband
12 14 (1.08%) Network Security
13 13 (1.00%) Wireless
13 13 (1.00%) Extranet
13 13 (1.00%) Intranet
14 12 (0.92%) ADSL
15 11 (0.85%) SMTP
15 11 (0.85%) Unified Communications
16 8 (0.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (35.43%) SQL Server
2 105 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 52 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (3.54%) MySQL
8 45 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 23 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (0.92%) MS Access
13 12 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.92%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.85%) OLAP
15 10 (0.77%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
17 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 110 (8.46%) Visual Studio
2 52 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.23%) Subversion
4 14 (1.08%) NUnit
5 9 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.46%) MSTest
8 6 (0.46%) Firebug
8 6 (0.46%) Fiddler
9 5 (0.38%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.38%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.23%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.23%) Introscope
11 3 (0.23%) JIRA
11 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Blend
11 3 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 119 (9.15%) Finance
2 52 (4.00%) Retail
3 33 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.38%) Marketing
5 30 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 30 (2.31%) Advertising
6 25 (1.92%) Legal
7 15 (1.15%) Law
8 14 (1.08%) German Language
9 12 (0.92%) French Language
10 11 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 11 (0.85%) Back Office
11 10 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.77%) Italian Language
12 8 (0.61%) Welsh Language
13 7 (0.54%) Local Government
13 7 (0.54%) Electronics
13 7 (0.54%) Games
14 6 (0.46%) Military
15 4 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (26.36%) Developer
2 277 (21.29%) Analyst
3 101 (7.76%) .NET Developer
4 99 (7.61%) C# Developer
4 99 (7.61%) Senior Developer
5 84 (6.46%) Support Analyst
6 77 (5.92%) Support Engineer
6 77 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 74 (5.69%) Software Developer
8 60 (4.61%) Consultant
8 60 (4.61%) Service Analyst
8 60 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 55 (4.23%) Administrator
10 51 (3.92%) Project Manager
11 47 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
12 44 (3.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 44 (3.38%) IT Support
13 43 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
14 42 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 41 (3.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (27.13%) .NET
2 214 (16.45%) ASP.NET
3 171 (13.14%) HTML
4 158 (12.14%) CSS
5 131 (10.07%) jQuery
6 124 (9.53%) .NET Framework
7 122 (9.38%) XML
8 100 (7.69%) Web Services
9 83 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (6.23%) WCF
11 79 (6.07%) Ajax
12 63 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 54 (4.15%) WPF
14 51 (3.92%) WinForms
15 47 (3.61%) XSLT
16 44 (3.38%) HTML5
17 39 (3.00%) LINQ
18 33 (2.54%) XSD
19 30 (2.31%) REST
20 29 (2.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 150 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 38 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (2.77%) Clustering
4 36 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 18 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 15 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 12 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 11 (0.85%) Tandem
9 11 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 11 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 10 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.69%) Blog
12 8 (0.61%) Replication
12 8 (0.61%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.61%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.61%) iSeries
13 7 (0.54%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 505 (38.82%) Windows
2 152 (11.68%) Linux
3 149 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 49 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 41 (3.15%) UNIX
9 36 (2.77%) Windows 8
10 28 (2.15%) Android
11 25 (1.92%) Windows Vista
12 20 (1.54%) Solaris
13 16 (1.23%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.54%) SUSE
17 5 (0.38%) AIX
17 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (15.22%) ITIL
2 186 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (9.22%) MVC
4 114 (8.76%) Project Management
5 76 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
6 72 (5.53%) Service Delivery
7 70 (5.38%) Software Engineering
8 62 (4.77%) CRM
9 59 (4.53%) OO
10 57 (4.38%) Scrum
11 56 (4.30%) Service Management
12 50 (3.84%) Coaching
13 46 (3.54%) PRINCE2
14 45 (3.46%) Mentoring
15 42 (3.23%) ERP
16 40 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
16 40 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (2.77%) Web Development
18 35 (2.69%) Migration
19 34 (2.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 340 (26.13%) SQL
2 312 (23.98%) C#
3 197 (15.14%) JavaScript
4 86 (6.61%) T-SQL
5 59 (4.53%) C
6 51 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 48 (3.69%) VB
8 47 (3.61%) PowerShell
9 32 (2.46%) C++
10 28 (2.15%) PHP
11 22 (1.69%) XPath
12 20 (1.54%) Python
13 15 (1.15%) Java
13 15 (1.15%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.08%) VBScript
15 11 (0.85%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.77%) VBA
17 9 (0.69%) Perl
18 8 (0.61%) Ruby
19 7 (0.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 200 (15.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 153 (11.76%) Degree
3 86 (6.61%) Security Cleared
4 83 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 73 (5.61%) MCSE
6 60 (4.61%) MCP
7 57 (4.38%) MCITP
8 42 (3.23%) MCSA
9 40 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (2.31%) CCNA
11 27 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 26 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (1.84%) MCTS
14 17 (1.31%) HND
15 15 (1.15%) CCA
15 15 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.77%) PMI Certification
18 9 (0.69%) ISTQB
19 8 (0.61%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.23%) SLA
2 33 (2.54%) QA
3 21 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.54%) JTAG
7 5 (0.38%) TickIT
7 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.31%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.31%) DO-254
9 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.077%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.077%) HIPAA
System Software
1 239 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 131 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (9.99%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.31%) vSphere
5 29 (2.23%) XenApp
6 18 (1.38%) Terminal Services
7 17 (1.31%) XenServer
7 17 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.00%) VMware ESX
9 12 (0.92%) Firmware
10 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.61%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.23%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.077%) NFS
15 1 (0.077%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 57 (4.38%) SCCM
2 36 (2.77%) SCOM
3 14 (1.08%) SCVMM
4 12 (0.92%) WSUS
5 8 (0.61%) SCOrch
6 7 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (0.54%) XenMobile
7 6 (0.46%) Windows Intune
7 6 (0.46%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.38%) SCSM
8 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.23%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.23%) DameWare
10 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.15%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.15%) OpenView
10 2 (0.15%) Legato
10 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 199 (15.30%) VMware
2 115 (8.84%) Cisco
3 85 (6.53%) Citrix
4 73 (5.61%) HP
5 64 (4.92%) Oracle
6 53 (4.07%) IBM
7 43 (3.31%) NetApp
8 27 (2.08%) Dell
9 26 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.77%) EMC
10 23 (1.77%) Remedy
11 21 (1.61%) SAP
12 14 (1.08%) Business Objects
13 12 (0.92%) Sage
13 12 (0.92%) Tableau
14 11 (0.85%) BMC
15 10 (0.77%) Cognos
15 10 (0.77%) Apple
15 10 (0.77%) Symantec
16 9 (0.69%) Altiris
Leicester, Leicestershire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000 - £77000 per annum + pension, medical, life, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Flexi - Time & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Training and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago