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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 596 674 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.34% 19.21% 18.84%
As % of the Vendors category 42.18% 42.52% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 474 515 587
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,362 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1413 1585 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.49% 45.18% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1214 1324
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 171 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Northamptonshire +2 150 £39,500 +3.94% 24
Derbyshire +4 118 £40,000 +9.78% 12
Leicestershire -6 112 £40,000 +23.07% 20
Lincolnshire -3 30 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 428 (37.64%) SQL Server
2 390 (34.30%) .NET
2 390 (34.30%) MS Excel
3 371 (32.63%) C#
4 359 (31.57%) SQL
5 313 (27.53%) Windows
6 251 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
7 250 (21.99%) Active Directory
8 247 (21.72%) ASP.NET
9 214 (18.82%) VMware
10 203 (17.85%) MVC
11 182 (16.01%) ITIL
12 175 (15.39%) Windows Server
13 166 (14.60%) JavaScript
14 143 (12.58%) MS Office
15 135 (11.87%) CSS
16 131 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
17 128 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
18 126 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 122 (10.73%) HTML
19 122 (10.73%) Finance
20 119 (10.47%) SharePoint
20 119 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
21 117 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
22 116 (10.20%) Cisco
23 112 (9.85%) .NET Framework
24 111 (9.76%) SCCM
25 107 (9.41%) jQuery
26 106 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
27 105 (9.23%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 119 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 95 (8.36%) MS Exchange
3 66 (5.80%) IIS
4 51 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
6 30 (2.64%) Skype for Business
7 27 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (2.20%) CMS
9 18 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
10 15 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (1.32%) SAS
11 14 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (1.23%) Umbraco
12 12 (1.06%) CICS
13 10 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.79%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 390 (34.30%) MS Excel
2 143 (12.58%) MS Office
3 26 (2.29%) MS Project
4 16 (1.41%) SPSS
5 14 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.88%) Simulink
8 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.088%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.088%) InDesign
9 1 (0.088%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 44 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
2 31 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.88%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.35%) assyst
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.35%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.26%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.26%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.18%) Epicor Tropos
8 2 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.18%) Magento
8 2 (0.18%) Movex
8 2 (0.18%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.18%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.18%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 128 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (7.83%) Office 365
3 35 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (1.06%) SaaS
5 10 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.62%) IaaS
8 4 (0.35%) GitHub
8 4 (0.35%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.35%) Sage Pay
9 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.26%) iTunes
10 2 (0.18%) PaaS
11 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.088%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.088%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 93 (8.18%) SAN
2 76 (6.68%) DNS
3 74 (6.51%) Firewall
4 54 (4.75%) DHCP
5 47 (4.13%) WAN
6 46 (4.05%) LAN
7 43 (3.78%) TCP/IP
8 29 (2.55%) Wireless
9 25 (2.20%) VoIP
10 21 (1.85%) Skype
11 20 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
12 19 (1.67%) Internet
13 17 (1.50%) SSL
14 15 (1.32%) Network Security
15 11 (0.97%) IPv6
16 10 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (0.79%) ADSL
18 7 (0.62%) VLAN
19 6 (0.53%) Cisco Wireless
19 6 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (37.64%) SQL Server
2 117 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 45 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.41%) Big Data
11 16 (1.41%) DB2
11 16 (1.41%) DTS
11 16 (1.41%) MySQL
12 13 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.97%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.97%) QlikView
13 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (0.88%) BigQuery
14 10 (0.88%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 106 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 55 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 35 (3.08%) Selenium
5 26 (2.29%) NUnit
6 22 (1.93%) Cucumber
6 22 (1.93%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 11 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.79%) JIRA
9 9 (0.79%) Subversion
10 5 (0.44%) MSTest
10 5 (0.44%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.35%) git-flow
11 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Blend
12 2 (0.18%) LSMW
13 1 (0.088%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.088%) JUnit
13 1 (0.088%) Mockito
General
1 122 (10.73%) Finance
2 78 (6.86%) Retail
3 53 (4.66%) Advertising
4 39 (3.43%) Manufacturing
5 31 (2.73%) Legal
5 31 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.02%) Games
7 22 (1.93%) Marketing
8 20 (1.76%) Publishing
9 15 (1.32%) Automotive
10 14 (1.23%) Back Office
10 14 (1.23%) Banking
11 8 (0.70%) French Language
11 8 (0.70%) International Banking
11 8 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.53%) Law
13 5 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.44%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 361 (31.75%) Developer
2 182 (16.01%) Analyst
3 167 (14.69%) .NET Developer
4 158 (13.90%) C# Developer
5 122 (10.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (7.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 80 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 73 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 72 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 63 (5.54%) Software Developer
11 59 (5.19%) Consultant
12 58 (5.10%) Support Engineer
13 55 (4.84%) IT Support
14 54 (4.75%) Support Analyst
15 52 (4.57%) Senior Developer
15 52 (4.57%) SQL Developer
16 46 (4.05%) C# Software Developer
17 40 (3.52%) .NET Software Developer
17 40 (3.52%) Team Leader
18 39 (3.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (34.30%) .NET
2 247 (21.72%) ASP.NET
3 135 (11.87%) CSS
4 131 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 122 (10.73%) HTML
6 112 (9.85%) .NET Framework
7 107 (9.41%) jQuery
8 77 (6.77%) Web Services
9 59 (5.19%) WCF
10 57 (5.01%) AngularJS
11 55 (4.84%) XML
12 52 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 38 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (3.25%) LINQ
15 35 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 34 (2.99%) Ajax
17 33 (2.90%) SOAP
18 30 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 29 (2.55%) HTML5
19 29 (2.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.68%) Data Centre
2 75 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 16 (1.41%) CMDB
8 14 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.14%) Clustering
10 11 (0.97%) iPad
10 11 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 11 (0.97%) User Experience
11 10 (0.88%) Blackberry
11 10 (0.88%) Replication
12 7 (0.62%) Cryptography
12 7 (0.62%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.62%) FMCG
12 7 (0.62%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.53%) Fintech
13 6 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 313 (27.53%) Windows
2 175 (15.39%) Windows Server
3 93 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (7.48%) Linux
5 63 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (4.66%) Windows 10
7 46 (4.05%) Windows 7
8 38 (3.34%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.32%) Android
10 15 (1.32%) Unix
11 12 (1.06%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.97%) CentOS
12 11 (0.97%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.97%) OS/390
12 11 (0.97%) zOS
13 9 (0.79%) AIX
14 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (17.85%) MVC
3 182 (16.01%) ITIL
4 105 (9.23%) Scrum
5 98 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (7.12%) SDLC
7 77 (6.77%) TDD
8 70 (6.16%) Web Development
9 66 (5.80%) OO
10 65 (5.72%) Service Delivery
11 63 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 60 (5.28%) Software Engineering
13 59 (5.19%) ERP
13 59 (5.19%) Project Management
14 58 (5.10%) CRM
15 55 (4.84%) Mentoring
15 55 (4.84%) Presales
16 53 (4.66%) Incident Management
17 49 (4.31%) Line Management
18 46 (4.05%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 371 (32.63%) C#
2 359 (31.57%) SQL
3 166 (14.60%) JavaScript
4 67 (5.89%) T-SQL
5 64 (5.63%) VB.NET
6 49 (4.31%) Java
7 48 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 33 (2.90%) VB
9 26 (2.29%) C
9 26 (2.29%) Python
10 23 (2.02%) VBA
11 22 (1.93%) PHP
11 22 (1.93%) Ruby
12 19 (1.67%) Perl
12 19 (1.67%) VB6
13 18 (1.58%) C++
14 13 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.06%) COBOL
15 12 (1.06%) JCL
16 11 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (7.30%) Degree
3 82 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 53 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 50 (4.40%) MCSE
6 46 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (3.96%) MCSA
8 43 (3.78%) CCNA
9 38 (3.34%) MCITP
10 29 (2.55%) MCP
11 25 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (1.93%) ISEB
13 17 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
13 17 (1.50%) ISTQB
14 16 (1.41%) LPIC
15 13 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (0.97%) CCNP
17 11 (0.97%) PMP
18 10 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.56%) SLA
2 34 (2.99%) QA
3 19 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.97%) JTAG
6 9 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.70%) MISRA
8 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.18%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.088%) COBIT
System Software
1 250 (21.99%) Active Directory
2 119 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 52 (4.57%) vSphere
5 23 (2.02%) XenApp
6 20 (1.76%) VMware ESX
7 16 (1.41%) Firmware
8 12 (1.06%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.62%) XenServer
12 6 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.53%) Xen
12 6 (0.53%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.18%) KVM
14 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 111 (9.76%) SCCM
2 47 (4.13%) SCOM
3 23 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 23 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 13 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 10 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 10 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.62%) Ansible
8 7 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 7 (0.62%) Kibana
8 7 (0.62%) Puppet
8 7 (0.62%) SCDPM
8 7 (0.62%) WSUS
9 5 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 214 (18.82%) VMware
2 116 (10.20%) Cisco
3 75 (6.60%) Citrix
4 73 (6.42%) HP
5 71 (6.24%) NetApp
6 70 (6.16%) Oracle
7 68 (5.98%) IBM
8 48 (4.22%) Red Hat
9 39 (3.43%) SAP
10 34 (2.99%) Tableau
11 23 (2.02%) Meraki
12 21 (1.85%) EMC
12 21 (1.85%) Google
13 20 (1.76%) Sitecore
14 18 (1.58%) Symantec
15 17 (1.50%) Apple
15 17 (1.50%) JD Edwards
16 16 (1.41%) Dell
17 14 (1.23%) Sage
18 10 (0.88%) Veeam
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
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Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £50000 - £58500 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum Plus 10% yearly bonus, 25 days holid
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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ReThink Recruitment
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
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