The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 59 129 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.27% 28.79% 23.46%
As % of the Vendors category 39.07% 64.50% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37 102 120
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £25,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Vendors Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 200 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 46.75% 44.64% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 110 167 231
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leicester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Leicester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 70 (47.95%) MS Excel
2 67 (45.89%) Windows
3 52 (35.62%) Active Directory
3 52 (35.62%) MS Office
4 46 (31.51%) .NET
5 45 (30.82%) SQL Server
5 45 (30.82%) C#
6 33 (22.60%) HTML
7 32 (21.92%) MS Exchange
8 31 (21.23%) CSS
9 29 (19.86%) SQL
9 29 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (18.49%) Windows Server
11 24 (16.44%) .NET Framework
11 24 (16.44%) Citrix
11 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET
12 23 (15.75%) Migration
13 22 (15.07%) Oracle
14 20 (13.70%) MVC
15 19 (13.01%) Degree
15 19 (13.01%) Dynamics NAV
15 19 (13.01%) CRM
16 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio
16 18 (12.33%) VMware
16 18 (12.33%) WPF
16 18 (12.33%) HTML5
16 18 (12.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (11.64%) Apple iOS
17 17 (11.64%) Skype for Business

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 32 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.64%) Skype for Business
3 12 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.16%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.48%) IIS
7 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.42%) Node.js
10 4 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (2.05%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (47.95%) MS Excel
2 52 (35.62%) MS Office
3 5 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (13.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (9.59%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (9.59%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.68%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.53%) Office 365
3 7 (4.79%) SaaS
4 6 (4.11%) IBM PureFlex
4 6 (4.11%) Yammer
5 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.74%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.74%) IaaS
5 4 (2.74%) PaaS
6 3 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.22%) LAN
2 11 (7.53%) DNS
2 11 (7.53%) VPN
2 11 (7.53%) WAN
3 9 (6.16%) DHCP
3 9 (6.16%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.48%) Broadband
4 8 (5.48%) Firewall
4 8 (5.48%) Internet
4 8 (5.48%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (5.48%) SAN
4 8 (5.48%) VoIP
5 6 (4.11%) Junos
6 3 (2.05%) Skype
7 2 (1.37%) Intranet
7 2 (1.37%) Modbus
7 2 (1.37%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.68%) NAS
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.42%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.42%) Power BI
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.74%) Hazelcast
4 4 (2.74%) KDB
4 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.74%) SAP HANA
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.05%) MySQL
5 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.37%) MS Access
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.05%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 14 (9.59%) Banking
1 14 (9.59%) International Banking
2 11 (7.53%) Finance
3 8 (5.48%) Legal
3 8 (5.48%) Retail
3 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.74%) Billing
5 4 (2.74%) Front Office
5 4 (2.74%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.37%) French Language
6 2 (1.37%) German Language
6 2 (1.37%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (26.03%) Developer
2 32 (21.92%) Analyst
3 20 (13.70%) C# Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Architect
4 16 (10.96%) Software Developer
5 15 (10.27%) Service Analyst
6 13 (8.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.53%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (7.53%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (7.53%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Consultant
8 10 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Consultant
9 9 (6.16%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.48%) ERP Consultant
10 8 (5.48%) Junior
10 8 (5.48%) Navision Consultant
10 8 (5.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.51%) .NET
2 33 (22.60%) HTML
3 31 (21.23%) CSS
4 24 (16.44%) .NET Framework
5 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET
6 18 (12.33%) HTML5
6 18 (12.33%) WPF
7 13 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (8.22%) ADO.NET
9 11 (7.53%) Silverlight
10 9 (6.16%) Web Services
10 9 (6.16%) XML
11 8 (5.48%) jQuery
12 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (4.79%) RESTful
13 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.42%) Backbone.js
13 5 (3.42%) REST
14 4 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (2.74%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Blackberry
1 13 (8.90%) User Experience
2 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.11%) IVR
6 4 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.05%) Clustering
8 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.37%) PMI
9 1 (0.68%) CMDB
9 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.89%) Windows
2 27 (18.49%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.64%) Apple iOS
4 16 (10.96%) Windows 8
5 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.90%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.16%) Linux
7 9 (6.16%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.42%) Android
9 5 (3.42%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.68%) AIX
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.75%) Migration
3 20 (13.70%) MVC
4 19 (13.01%) CRM
5 18 (12.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (10.27%) ERP
6 15 (10.27%) Presales
6 15 (10.27%) Unit Testing
7 14 (9.59%) ITIL
8 13 (8.90%) Web Development
9 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (8.22%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.53%) Incident Management
10 11 (7.53%) Scrum
11 9 (6.16%) Business Development
11 9 (6.16%) OO
11 9 (6.16%) Project Management
11 9 (6.16%) SDLC
11 9 (6.16%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.82%) C#
2 29 (19.86%) SQL
3 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.53%) XAML
5 8 (5.48%) Java
6 7 (4.79%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.74%) Clojure
8 4 (2.74%) VBScript
9 3 (2.05%) C++
9 3 (2.05%) Delphi
9 3 (2.05%) Pascal
9 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) PHP
10 2 (1.37%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.01%) Degree
3 15 (10.27%) MCSA
4 10 (6.85%) MCP
5 5 (3.42%) MCSE
6 3 (2.05%) MCAD
7 2 (1.37%) MCTS
7 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.90%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (35.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.48%) vSphere
5 7 (4.79%) XenApp
6 4 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
2 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (16.44%) Citrix
2 22 (15.07%) Oracle
3 18 (12.33%) VMware
4 11 (7.53%) NetApp
4 11 (7.53%) Telerik
5 10 (6.85%) Cisco
5 10 (6.85%) SAP
6 9 (6.16%) IBM
7 7 (4.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.11%) F5
8 6 (4.11%) Fortinet
8 6 (4.11%) MobileIron
9 4 (2.74%) GigaSpaces
9 4 (2.74%) Google
9 4 (2.74%) HP
9 4 (2.74%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.74%) Solace
9 4 (2.74%) StreamBase
9 4 (2.74%) Symantec
10 3 (2.05%) Lotus
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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