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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 56 106 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.11% 23.56% 26.35%
As % of the Vendors category 40.58% 40.61% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 52 100 83
Average salary £43,200 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,753 £27,450 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
138 261 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 34.76% 58.00% 60.06%
Number of salaries quoted 128 225 175
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 82 (56.55%) SQL Server
2 68 (46.90%) .NET
3 63 (43.45%) C#
4 60 (41.38%) Windows
5 59 (40.69%) JavaScript
6 51 (35.17%) SQL
7 47 (32.41%) HTML
8 46 (31.72%) Web Services
9 45 (31.03%) CSS
10 44 (30.34%) MS Excel
11 43 (29.66%) jQuery
12 37 (25.52%) XML
13 34 (23.45%) Ajax
14 33 (22.76%) LINQ
14 33 (22.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (22.07%) SOAP
16 31 (21.38%) ASP.NET
16 31 (21.38%) SharePoint
17 29 (20.00%) Visual Studio
18 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (17.93%) T-SQL
19 26 (17.93%) .NET Framework
20 25 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 25 (17.24%) XSLT
20 25 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 23 (15.86%) SQL Server 2008
22 21 (14.48%) Active Directory
23 20 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
24 19 (13.10%) Waterfall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 31 (21.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.03%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.52%) IIS
4 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.76%) JBoss
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.38%) Lync
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.69%) Apache
9 1 (0.69%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (30.34%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.34%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Line 500
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Office 365
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.38%) SaaS
3 2 (1.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.41%) Internet
2 9 (6.21%) WAN
2 9 (6.21%) Firewall
3 8 (5.52%) VPN
4 6 (4.14%) SAN
5 5 (3.45%) LAN
5 5 (3.45%) PBX
6 4 (2.76%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.76%) DNS
6 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.76%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.38%) MPLS
7 2 (1.38%) DHCP
7 2 (1.38%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.69%) SSL
8 1 (0.69%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (56.55%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (15.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (11.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (6.90%) MySQL
10 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.07%) OLAP
10 3 (2.07%) SAP BW
11 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.38%) MS Access
11 2 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.69%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.59%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.83%) NUnit
4 6 (4.14%) JIRA
5 5 (3.45%) Subversion
6 3 (2.07%) MSTest
7 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 4 (2.76%) Electronics
2 4 (2.76%) Retail
3 3 (2.07%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Publishing
4 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (48.97%) Developer
2 20 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 17 (11.72%) Web Developer
4 14 (9.66%) Analyst
4 14 (9.66%) CRM Developer
5 13 (8.97%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.28%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.28%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 9 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Junior
9 8 (5.52%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Development Manager
10 7 (4.83%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Architect
10 7 (4.83%) Software Manager
10 7 (4.83%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (46.90%) .NET
2 47 (32.41%) HTML
3 46 (31.72%) Web Services
4 45 (31.03%) CSS
5 43 (29.66%) jQuery
6 37 (25.52%) XML
7 34 (23.45%) Ajax
8 33 (22.76%) LINQ
9 32 (22.07%) SOAP
10 31 (21.38%) ASP.NET
11 26 (17.93%) .NET Framework
12 25 (17.24%) XSLT
12 25 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (12.41%) REST
13 18 (12.41%) XSD
13 18 (12.41%) XHTML
14 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 13 (8.97%) JSON
16 8 (5.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.21%) Clustering
3 7 (4.83%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.14%) Tandem
4 6 (4.14%) Device Driver
4 6 (4.14%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.45%) IVR
6 3 (2.07%) User Experience
6 3 (2.07%) iPhone
6 3 (2.07%) W3C
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Open Source
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 60 (41.38%) Windows
2 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.59%) Linux
6 5 (3.45%) UNIX
7 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.38%) Android
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.69%) HPUX
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (13.10%) Waterfall
4 17 (11.72%) Project Management
5 15 (10.34%) CRM
6 12 (8.28%) Web Development
6 12 (8.28%) ITIL
6 12 (8.28%) Test Scripting
7 9 (6.21%) OO
8 8 (5.52%) MVC
8 8 (5.52%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.52%) ERP
9 6 (4.14%) Migration
9 6 (4.14%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.45%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.45%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.76%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (43.45%) C#
2 59 (40.69%) JavaScript
3 51 (35.17%) SQL
4 26 (17.93%) T-SQL
5 17 (11.72%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.52%) Java
7 6 (4.14%) C++
7 6 (4.14%) VB
8 5 (3.45%) VBScript
9 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.38%) Python
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (11.72%) Degree
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.76%) MCSE
4 3 (2.07%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (2.07%) MCP
4 3 (2.07%) MCITP
5 2 (1.38%) MCTS
5 2 (1.38%) CCNA
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCEE
6 1 (0.69%) CCAA
6 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.14%) vSphere
3 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.45%) XenApp
5 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) SCOM
2 4 (2.76%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (9.66%) VMware
2 9 (6.21%) Oracle
3 7 (4.83%) SAP
3 7 (4.83%) HP
3 7 (4.83%) Cisco
4 6 (4.14%) Perforce
5 5 (3.45%) Siebel
5 5 (3.45%) Citrix
5 5 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.45%) NetSuite
6 4 (2.76%) Dell
7 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.38%) NEC
8 2 (1.38%) Altiris
8 2 (1.38%) Google
8 2 (1.38%) NetApp
8 2 (1.38%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.69%) EMC
9 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.69%) Apple
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