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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 52 108 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.54% 22.64% 24.37%
As % of the Vendors category 40.63% 40.45% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 102 66
Average salary £43,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,722 £29,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
128 267 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 33.33% 55.97% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 118 232 150
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 31 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 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 79 (55.63%) SQL Server
2 65 (45.77%) .NET
3 59 (41.55%) C#
4 58 (40.85%) Windows
5 56 (39.44%) JavaScript
6 48 (33.80%) SQL
7 45 (31.69%) HTML
8 43 (30.28%) Web Services
9 42 (29.58%) CSS
9 42 (29.58%) MS Excel
10 41 (28.87%) jQuery
11 34 (23.94%) XML
12 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (21.13%) Ajax
13 30 (21.13%) SharePoint
13 30 (21.13%) LINQ
14 29 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 29 (20.42%) SOAP
15 28 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
17 26 (18.31%) Visual Studio
18 25 (17.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 24 (16.90%) .NET Framework
19 24 (16.90%) T-SQL
20 23 (16.20%) XSLT
20 23 (16.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (13.38%) Waterfall
22 19 (13.38%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (21.13%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.23%) IIS
4 4 (2.82%) JBoss
4 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.41%) Lync
6 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.41%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.86%) MS Office
3 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.41%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) Office 365
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) Internet
2 9 (6.34%) Firewall
3 8 (5.63%) WAN
3 8 (5.63%) VPN
4 5 (3.52%) PBX
5 4 (2.82%) LAN
5 4 (2.82%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.11%) SAN
7 2 (1.41%) DNS
7 2 (1.41%) DHCP
7 2 (1.41%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.41%) MPLS
7 2 (1.41%) Wireless
7 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.70%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (55.63%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (17.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (8.45%) MySQL
7 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.11%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.11%) OLAP
9 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.70%) Informix
10 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (18.31%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.04%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.23%) NUnit
4 5 (3.52%) Subversion
4 5 (3.52%) JIRA
5 3 (2.11%) MSTest
6 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Retail
3 3 (2.11%) Advertising
3 3 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (48.59%) Developer
2 18 (12.68%) Senior Developer
3 15 (10.56%) Analyst
3 15 (10.56%) Web Developer
4 14 (9.86%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.15%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.15%) CRM Developer
6 11 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.04%) Junior
7 10 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 9 (6.34%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.93%) Architect
10 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Development Manager
10 7 (4.93%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (45.77%) .NET
2 45 (31.69%) HTML
3 43 (30.28%) Web Services
4 42 (29.58%) CSS
5 41 (28.87%) jQuery
6 34 (23.94%) XML
7 30 (21.13%) LINQ
7 30 (21.13%) Ajax
8 29 (20.42%) SOAP
9 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
10 24 (16.90%) .NET Framework
11 23 (16.20%) XSLT
11 23 (16.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (11.97%) REST
13 16 (11.27%) XHTML
13 16 (11.27%) XSD
14 13 (9.15%) JSON
15 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (4.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.93%) Clustering
3 6 (4.23%) Tandem
4 5 (3.52%) Device Driver
4 5 (3.52%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.52%) IVR
5 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.11%) W3C
6 3 (2.11%) User Experience
7 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.41%) VLE
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) iPhone
8 1 (0.70%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.85%) Windows
2 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.34%) Linux
5 4 (2.82%) UNIX
6 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.41%) Android
7 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (13.38%) Waterfall
4 18 (12.68%) Project Management
5 15 (10.56%) CRM
6 13 (9.15%) ITIL
6 13 (9.15%) Web Development
7 11 (7.75%) Test Scripting
8 9 (6.34%) MVC
9 8 (5.63%) Migration
9 8 (5.63%) ERP
10 7 (4.93%) OO
10 7 (4.93%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.52%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.52%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.52%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.52%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.82%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (2.82%) Project Planning
12 4 (2.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.55%) C#
2 56 (39.44%) JavaScript
3 48 (33.80%) SQL
4 24 (16.90%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.68%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.63%) Java
6 8 (5.63%) VB
7 5 (3.52%) C++
8 3 (2.11%) VBScript
8 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.41%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.70%) VBA
10 1 (0.70%) PHP
10 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) Degree
2 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.82%) MCSE
3 4 (2.82%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (2.11%) MCITP
4 3 (2.11%) MCP
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.41%) MCTS
5 2 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) CCEE
6 1 (0.70%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.82%) vSphere
5 3 (2.11%) XenApp
5 3 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Windows Intune
1 4 (2.82%) SCCM
2 2 (1.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (9.15%) VMware
2 11 (7.75%) Oracle
3 8 (5.63%) SAP
4 6 (4.23%) Cisco
4 6 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.52%) Perforce
5 5 (3.52%) HP
5 5 (3.52%) Siebel
5 5 (3.52%) NetSuite
6 3 (2.11%) Citrix
6 3 (2.11%) Dell
6 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.41%) NEC
7 2 (1.41%) Google
7 2 (1.41%) NetApp
7 2 (1.41%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) EMC
8 1 (0.70%) Altiris
8 1 (0.70%) Sage
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Salary: to £26,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
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