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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 106 108 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 24.94% 18.18% 35.94%
As % of the Vendors category 54.08% 46.96% 58.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86 92 107
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,778 £30,852 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £59,000
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
196 230 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 46.12% 38.72% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 155 199 184
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 94 (41.41%) SQL Server
2 85 (37.44%) Windows
3 76 (33.48%) C#
4 73 (32.16%) .NET
5 66 (29.07%) MS Exchange
6 62 (27.31%) MS Excel
7 57 (25.11%) SQL
8 52 (22.91%) Active Directory
9 50 (22.03%) ASP.NET
10 48 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 47 (20.70%) JavaScript
12 46 (20.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (19.82%) jQuery
13 45 (19.82%) HTML
13 45 (19.82%) CSS
13 45 (19.82%) Web Services
14 44 (19.38%) Cisco
15 43 (18.94%) XML
15 43 (18.94%) VMware
15 43 (18.94%) .NET Framework
15 43 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 41 (18.06%) Clustering
16 41 (18.06%) Change Management
17 37 (16.30%) SQL Server 2008
18 36 (15.86%) SOAP
18 36 (15.86%) T-SQL
19 35 (15.42%) IIS
19 35 (15.42%) Hyper-V
20 34 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (14.10%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 66 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 35 (15.42%) IIS
3 14 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.41%) Lync
5 7 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.88%) CMS
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.44%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (27.31%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.49%) MS Office
3 12 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.52%) MS Project
5 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Primavera
2 4 (1.76%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.88%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.37%) VoIP
3 14 (6.17%) Firewall
4 13 (5.73%) PBX
5 12 (5.29%) SAN
6 9 (3.96%) Unified Communications
7 8 (3.52%) CTI
7 8 (3.52%) Internet
8 5 (2.20%) Wireless
9 4 (1.76%) WAN
9 4 (1.76%) DNS
10 2 (0.88%) VPN
10 2 (0.88%) LAN
10 2 (0.88%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.44%) VLAN
11 1 (0.44%) Network Security
11 1 (0.44%) SSL
11 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (41.41%) SQL Server
2 48 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 37 (16.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (14.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.88%) MS Access
7 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.44%) NUnit
4 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.44%) MSTest
4 1 (0.44%) Moq
4 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (9.25%) Finance
2 12 (5.29%) Retail
2 12 (5.29%) Marketing
3 9 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.64%) Publishing
5 4 (1.76%) Advertising
6 3 (1.32%) Automotive
6 3 (1.32%) French Language
6 3 (1.32%) German Language
6 3 (1.32%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.32%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (28.19%) Developer
2 36 (15.86%) Analyst
3 33 (14.54%) Systems Engineer
4 32 (14.10%) Software Developer
5 30 (13.22%) Senior Developer
6 23 (10.13%) Senior Software Developer
7 20 (8.81%) Network Manager
8 17 (7.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 17 (7.49%) Software Engineer
9 16 (7.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (5.73%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.41%) Web Developer
13 8 (3.52%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.52%) Support Engineer
13 8 (3.52%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (3.52%) VoIP Engineer
14 7 (3.08%) Senior Security Engineer
14 7 (3.08%) Senior VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (32.16%) .NET
2 50 (22.03%) ASP.NET
3 45 (19.82%) Web Services
3 45 (19.82%) CSS
3 45 (19.82%) HTML
3 45 (19.82%) jQuery
4 43 (18.94%) .NET Framework
4 43 (18.94%) XML
5 36 (15.86%) SOAP
6 31 (13.66%) XSD
6 31 (13.66%) XSLT
7 30 (13.22%) XHTML
7 30 (13.22%) Ajax
8 20 (8.81%) WPF
9 18 (7.93%) WCF
10 12 (5.29%) Entity Framework
11 11 (4.85%) CSS3
12 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (3.96%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.06%) Clustering
2 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.20%) PMI
4 5 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) Social Media
6 3 (1.32%) NHS
7 2 (0.88%) EPoS
7 2 (0.88%) VLE
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) PKI
8 1 (0.44%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 85 (37.44%) Windows
2 46 (20.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (10.57%) Linux
5 15 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.88%) UNIX
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.06%) Change Management
2 29 (12.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (12.33%) Incident Management
3 28 (12.33%) Problem Management
4 21 (9.25%) Software Engineering
5 20 (8.81%) Unit Testing
6 18 (7.93%) Automated Testing
7 17 (7.49%) Data Protection
7 17 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.05%) Use Case
9 14 (6.17%) MVC
9 14 (6.17%) SDLC
10 13 (5.73%) ITIL
11 12 (5.29%) Project Management
12 11 (4.85%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.85%) CRM
12 11 (4.85%) Web Development
13 10 (4.41%) Service Management
14 9 (3.96%) Scrum
15 8 (3.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.48%) C#
2 57 (25.11%) SQL
3 47 (20.70%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.86%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.93%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.29%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.08%) Java
8 5 (2.20%) VB
9 3 (1.32%) C
10 2 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.73%) MCP
3 12 (5.29%) Degree
4 11 (4.85%) MCSE
5 9 (3.96%) PMP
5 9 (3.96%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.76%) MCTS
9 2 (0.88%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.88%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.44%) MCITP
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.44%) MCDST
10 1 (0.44%) MCSA
10 1 (0.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) CCNA
10 1 (0.44%) CCDP
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (5.73%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.08%) SLA
3 5 (2.20%) PMBOK
3 5 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 52 (22.91%) Active Directory
2 35 (15.42%) Hyper-V
3 34 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.20%) XenApp
5 4 (1.76%) Firmware
5 4 (1.76%) vSphere
6 3 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.93%) SCCM
2 15 (6.61%) SCOM
3 5 (2.20%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (2.20%) DameWare
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 44 (19.38%) Cisco
2 43 (18.94%) VMware
3 31 (13.66%) Dell
3 31 (13.66%) Citrix
4 30 (13.22%) HP
5 27 (11.89%) NetApp
6 15 (6.61%) Altiris
7 10 (4.41%) IBM
8 9 (3.96%) EMC
9 8 (3.52%) Oracle
9 8 (3.52%) SAP
10 5 (2.20%) Google
10 5 (2.20%) Planview
11 4 (1.76%) Infor
11 4 (1.76%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.76%) CA
11 4 (1.76%) Epicor
12 3 (1.32%) Cognos
12 3 (1.32%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.88%) Siebel
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