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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 691 765 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.83% 22.18% 20.03%
As % of the Vendors category 43.21% 44.53% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 586 661 512
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
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
1599 1718 1491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.57% 49.81% 49.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1474 1278
Average salary £39,250 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.28% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 24 October 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 October 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
Northamptonshire +4 245 £35,000 - 30
Nottinghamshire +1 208 £37,500 - 31
Leicestershire -8 117 £37,500 -1.31% 24
Derbyshire -2 92 £37,500 +10.29% 19
Lincolnshire -6 29 £32,000 +6.66% 4
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 511 (39.22%) Windows
2 503 (38.60%) MS Excel
3 486 (37.30%) SQL Server
4 382 (29.32%) .NET
5 363 (27.86%) SQL
6 341 (26.17%) C#
7 234 (17.96%) ASP.NET
8 233 (17.88%) Active Directory
9 223 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 219 (16.81%) JavaScript
11 207 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
12 205 (15.73%) MS Office
13 201 (15.43%) VMware
14 198 (15.20%) ITIL
15 190 (14.58%) HTML
16 182 (13.97%) CSS
17 157 (12.05%) MS Exchange
18 152 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
19 148 (11.36%) XML
20 144 (11.05%) Visual Studio
21 142 (10.90%) jQuery
22 139 (10.67%) Hyper-V
23 137 (10.51%) Degree
24 136 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
25 135 (10.36%) SharePoint
26 128 (9.82%) Web Services
27 126 (9.67%) VMware Infrastructure
28 119 (9.13%) Cisco
29 114 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
30 113 (8.67%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 157 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 135 (10.36%) SharePoint
3 67 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (3.76%) IIS
5 45 (3.45%) Lync
6 40 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 38 (2.92%) Apache
8 33 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.69%) CMS
11 20 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.46%) SAS
14 6 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.38%) JBoss
16 4 (0.31%) Node.js
16 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 503 (38.60%) MS Excel
2 205 (15.73%) MS Office
3 27 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.84%) MS Project
5 10 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.69%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.077%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.077%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.077%) Mingle
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 64 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 26 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.46%) Summit
6 5 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.31%) Line 500
8 2 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
8 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.15%) Maximo
8 2 (0.15%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.077%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.077%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.077%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.077%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.15%) Office 365
2 23 (1.77%) SaaS
3 18 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.23%) IaaS
6 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 93 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 87 (6.68%) DNS
3 78 (5.99%) Firewall
4 67 (5.14%) WAN
5 63 (4.83%) LAN
5 63 (4.83%) Internet
6 57 (4.37%) DHCP
7 46 (3.53%) SAN
8 42 (3.22%) VPN
9 17 (1.30%) VLAN
10 14 (1.07%) Wireless
10 14 (1.07%) IP Telephony
11 13 (1.00%) Network Security
11 13 (1.00%) VoIP
12 11 (0.84%) NetScaler
13 8 (0.61%) Intranet
13 8 (0.61%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.61%) Broadband
13 8 (0.61%) Extranet
14 7 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (37.30%) SQL Server
2 114 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 65 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 62 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (3.76%) MySQL
10 35 (2.69%) Relational Database
11 28 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
12 25 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 18 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.30%) Data Mining
15 14 (1.07%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.07%) OLAP
16 13 (1.00%) MS Access
17 12 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (0.69%) MongoDB
19 8 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 144 (11.05%) Visual Studio
2 53 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (1.92%) NUnit
4 18 (1.38%) Subversion
5 14 (1.07%) Eclipse
6 11 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (0.77%) MSTest
7 10 (0.77%) JIRA
8 9 (0.69%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.46%) Firebug
10 6 (0.46%) Fiddler
11 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.23%) Moq
12 3 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.23%) Hudson
12 3 (0.23%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 98 (7.52%) Finance
2 63 (4.83%) Retail
3 40 (3.07%) Marketing
4 39 (2.99%) Advertising
5 34 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.07%) Legal
7 22 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.38%) Law
9 11 (0.84%) German Language
10 10 (0.77%) French Language
11 9 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.61%) Welsh Language
12 8 (0.61%) Italian Language
12 8 (0.61%) Back Office
13 6 (0.46%) Electronics
13 6 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.38%) Automotive
14 5 (0.38%) Publishing
15 4 (0.31%) Billing
15 4 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (30.01%) Developer
2 291 (22.33%) Analyst
3 115 (8.83%) .NET Developer
4 110 (8.44%) Senior Developer
5 95 (7.29%) C# Developer
6 85 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 85 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 71 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 65 (4.99%) Consultant
9 62 (4.76%) Service Analyst
10 61 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 56 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
12 51 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
13 48 (3.68%) Project Manager
14 46 (3.53%) Administrator
15 45 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
16 44 (3.38%) Business Analyst
16 44 (3.38%) Web Developer
16 44 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 42 (3.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (29.32%) .NET
2 234 (17.96%) ASP.NET
3 190 (14.58%) HTML
4 182 (13.97%) CSS
5 148 (11.36%) XML
6 142 (10.90%) jQuery
7 128 (9.82%) Web Services
8 112 (8.60%) .NET Framework
9 103 (7.90%) Ajax
10 87 (6.68%) WCF
11 81 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 56 (4.30%) REST
13 55 (4.22%) XSLT
14 54 (4.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 54 (4.14%) LINQ
15 52 (3.99%) WPF
16 49 (3.76%) SOAP
17 46 (3.53%) WinForms
18 44 (3.38%) XSD
19 37 (2.84%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 152 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 29 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.92%) Clustering
7 18 (1.38%) Data Integration
8 16 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.15%) Tandem
10 14 (1.07%) Blog
11 13 (1.00%) User Experience
12 12 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.84%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.69%) iSeries
15 8 (0.61%) iPhone
15 8 (0.61%) Open Source
15 8 (0.61%) Replication
16 6 (0.46%) Credit Risk
16 6 (0.46%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 511 (39.22%) Windows
2 136 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (8.67%) Linux
4 100 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 95 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (5.83%) Windows 7
7 48 (3.68%) Windows XP
8 33 (2.53%) Windows Vista
9 28 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 27 (2.07%) UNIX
11 26 (2.00%) Android
12 11 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.69%) Solaris
14 6 (0.46%) AIX
15 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.38%) Debian
16 4 (0.31%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (15.20%) ITIL
3 112 (8.60%) Project Management
4 107 (8.21%) MVC
5 86 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
6 85 (6.52%) CRM
7 78 (5.99%) OO
8 70 (5.37%) Software Engineering
9 68 (5.22%) Scrum
10 61 (4.68%) Service Delivery
11 44 (3.38%) E-Commerce
11 44 (3.38%) Web Development
12 43 (3.30%) TDD
13 42 (3.22%) Business Analysis
13 42 (3.22%) Workflow
14 41 (3.15%) Service Management
15 40 (3.07%) Waterfall
16 38 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (2.84%) ERP
18 36 (2.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 363 (27.86%) SQL
2 341 (26.17%) C#
3 219 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 100 (7.67%) T-SQL
5 58 (4.45%) VB.NET
6 50 (3.84%) C
6 50 (3.84%) VB
7 38 (2.92%) C++
8 31 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 29 (2.23%) PHP
10 27 (2.07%) Java
11 26 (2.00%) Python
12 25 (1.92%) XPath
13 17 (1.30%) VBScript
14 12 (0.92%) Perl
14 12 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.77%) Ruby
16 9 (0.69%) Groovy
16 9 (0.69%) Embedded C
16 9 (0.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 223 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (10.51%) Degree
3 100 (7.67%) MCSE
4 79 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 75 (5.76%) SC Cleared
6 74 (5.68%) MCP
6 74 (5.68%) MCITP
7 64 (4.91%) MCSA
8 52 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 47 (3.61%) MCTS
10 44 (3.38%) CCNA
11 31 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
12 30 (2.30%) CCA
13 26 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 19 (1.46%) HND
15 15 (1.15%) ISEB
16 14 (1.07%) CCEE
17 12 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (0.84%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.68%) SLA
2 45 (3.45%) QA
3 15 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.69%) JTAG
5 8 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.31%) TickIT
8 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 233 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 139 (10.67%) Hyper-V
3 126 (9.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.46%) XenApp
5 26 (2.00%) vSphere
6 24 (1.84%) XenDesktop
7 19 (1.46%) XenServer
8 14 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.84%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.77%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.38%) vCloud
13 4 (0.31%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.15%) Firmware
15 1 (0.077%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.077%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 38 (2.92%) SCCM
2 25 (1.92%) SCOM
3 15 (1.15%) SCVMM
4 12 (0.92%) WSUS
5 8 (0.61%) SCOrch
5 8 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (0.61%) XenMobile
6 6 (0.46%) SCDPM
6 6 (0.46%) Windows Intune
6 6 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.38%) DameWare
7 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.31%) SCSM
9 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.15%) OVSD
10 2 (0.15%) OpenView
10 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 201 (15.43%) VMware
2 119 (9.13%) Cisco
3 84 (6.45%) Citrix
4 65 (4.99%) HP
5 53 (4.07%) Oracle
6 42 (3.22%) NetApp
7 41 (3.15%) IBM
8 23 (1.77%) SAP
9 19 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.30%) Remedy
11 15 (1.15%) EMC
12 14 (1.07%) Tableau
13 13 (1.00%) Business Objects
13 13 (1.00%) Dell
14 12 (0.92%) Sage
14 12 (0.92%) Google
15 11 (0.84%) Symantec
16 10 (0.77%) WatchGuard
16 10 (0.77%) SonicWALL
16 10 (0.77%) Cognos
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Care Quality Commission
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45-60K + £6k Car Allow
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bakewell, Derbyshire
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £44k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Royal Air Forces Association
Salary: From £24,593 to £27,325 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
University Of Leicester
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £41,500 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £2789.92 - £3587.04 per annum + uitstekende secundaire arbeidsvoorwaar
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive + bonus, pension + healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago