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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 72 133 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.43% 30.43% 22.24%
As % of the Vendors category 46.75% 66.50% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 108 108
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £29,833
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £46,300
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
154 200 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 47.98% 45.77% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 113 166 214
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 69 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 64 (46.38%) Windows
3 57 (41.30%) Active Directory
4 51 (36.96%) SQL Server
4 51 (36.96%) MS Office
5 46 (33.33%) .NET
6 45 (32.61%) C#
7 34 (24.64%) HTML
8 33 (23.91%) CSS
9 31 (22.46%) Oracle
10 30 (21.74%) SQL
10 30 (21.74%) Degree
11 28 (20.29%) Citrix
11 28 (20.29%) .NET Framework
12 25 (18.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (18.12%) Windows Server
12 25 (18.12%) MS Exchange
12 25 (18.12%) VMware
13 23 (16.67%) SLA
13 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 21 (15.22%) Service Delivery
14 21 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (14.49%) WPF
15 20 (14.49%) MVC
15 20 (14.49%) Visual Studio
15 20 (14.49%) ITIL
16 19 (13.77%) Migration
17 18 (13.04%) Banking
17 18 (13.04%) International Banking
17 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 25 (18.12%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.59%) Skype for Business
3 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.52%) IIS
5 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.17%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 69 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 51 (36.96%) MS Office
3 8 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (5.07%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (4.35%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (2.17%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.52%) Office 365
3 6 (4.35%) IBM PureFlex
3 6 (4.35%) SaaS
4 5 (3.62%) Yammer
5 3 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.45%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.45%) IaaS
6 2 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) VPN
2 6 (4.35%) DNS
2 6 (4.35%) Firewall
2 6 (4.35%) LAN
3 5 (3.62%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (3.62%) WAN
4 4 (2.90%) Broadband
4 4 (2.90%) DHCP
4 4 (2.90%) Internet
4 4 (2.90%) VoIP
5 3 (2.17%) SAN
5 3 (2.17%) Skype
5 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.45%) Intranet
6 2 (1.45%) Junos
6 2 (1.45%) Wireless
7 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.90%) Power BI
7 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.17%) SAP BI
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.45%) KDB
8 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.45%) MS Access
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (14.49%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (13.04%) Banking
1 18 (13.04%) International Banking
2 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Retail
3 8 (5.80%) Legal
4 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.62%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) French Language
5 3 (2.17%) Front Office
5 3 (2.17%) German Language
5 3 (2.17%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.45%) Billing
6 2 (1.45%) Electronics
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (28.99%) Developer
2 37 (26.81%) Analyst
3 24 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 22 (15.94%) Software Developer
5 21 (15.22%) Service Analyst
6 17 (12.32%) C# Software Developer
7 16 (11.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (9.42%) Architect
9 12 (8.70%) .NET Developer
9 12 (8.70%) Senior Developer
10 10 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (6.52%) SQL Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.80%) Junior
12 8 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (5.80%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.33%) .NET
2 34 (24.64%) HTML
3 33 (23.91%) CSS
4 28 (20.29%) .NET Framework
5 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 20 (14.49%) WPF
7 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (12.32%) HTML5
8 16 (11.59%) ADO.NET
9 15 (10.87%) Silverlight
10 12 (8.70%) Web Services
10 12 (8.70%) XML
11 10 (7.25%) jQuery
12 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (5.80%) SOAP
14 6 (4.35%) Ajax
14 6 (4.35%) REST
15 5 (3.62%) RESTful
15 5 (3.62%) XHTML
15 5 (3.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) User Experience
2 13 (9.42%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.35%) IVR
5 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) CMDB
6 2 (1.45%) Life Science
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) PMI
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 64 (46.38%) Windows
2 25 (18.12%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (10.14%) Apple iOS
5 13 (9.42%) Windows 8
6 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.97%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.52%) Linux
8 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.17%) AIX
10 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.17%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.12%) Continuous Improvement
2 21 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.22%) Service Delivery
3 20 (14.49%) ITIL
3 20 (14.49%) MVC
4 19 (13.77%) Migration
5 17 (12.32%) Unit Testing
6 11 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.97%) Presales
7 10 (7.25%) ERP
8 9 (6.52%) CRM
8 9 (6.52%) Web Development
9 8 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.80%) Line Management
9 8 (5.80%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (5.80%) SDLC
9 8 (5.80%) Service Management
10 7 (5.07%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.07%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) C#
2 30 (21.74%) SQL
3 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.87%) XAML
5 8 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.07%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.35%) Java
8 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.17%) C++
9 3 (2.17%) Delphi
9 3 (2.17%) Pascal
9 3 (2.17%) VBScript
10 2 (1.45%) C
10 2 (1.45%) Clojure
10 2 (1.45%) PHP
10 2 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) Degree
2 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.80%) MCSA
4 5 (3.62%) MCDST
5 4 (2.90%) MCP
6 3 (2.17%) MCAD
7 2 (1.45%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 57 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.87%) vSphere
3 14 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.97%) XenApp
5 8 (5.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (22.46%) Oracle
2 28 (20.29%) Citrix
3 25 (18.12%) VMware
4 16 (11.59%) Telerik
5 13 (9.42%) IBM
6 9 (6.52%) NetApp
6 9 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.52%) SAP
7 8 (5.80%) Cisco
8 6 (4.35%) F5
8 6 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 6 (4.35%) MobileIron
9 5 (3.62%) Adobe
10 4 (2.90%) Symantec
11 3 (2.17%) HP
11 3 (2.17%) Lotus
12 2 (1.45%) GigaSpaces
12 2 (1.45%) Google
12 2 (1.45%) Juniper
12 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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