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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 118 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 24.20% 26.94% 18.57%
As % of the Vendors category 50.28% 58.71% 47.39%
Number of salaries quoted 70 96 93
Median salary £45,750 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £23,139 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
181 201 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 48.14% 45.89% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 147 162 199
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,500 £30,780
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,980 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.95%

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 29 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (46.94%) MS Excel
2 65 (44.22%) Windows
3 63 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 62 (42.18%) Active Directory
5 61 (41.50%) MS Office
6 52 (35.37%) .NET
6 52 (35.37%) C#
7 39 (26.53%) SQL
8 38 (25.85%) HTML
8 38 (25.85%) Oracle
9 37 (25.17%) CSS
10 36 (24.49%) SLA
11 35 (23.81%) Degree
12 34 (23.13%) ASP.NET
13 33 (22.45%) VMware
13 33 (22.45%) .NET Framework
14 31 (21.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (19.73%) Service Delivery
16 28 (19.05%) ITIL
17 25 (17.01%) Citrix
18 24 (16.33%) MVC
19 23 (15.65%) International Banking
19 23 (15.65%) Banking
19 23 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (15.65%) Visual Studio
20 22 (14.97%) Windows Server
21 21 (14.29%) vSphere
21 21 (14.29%) MS Exchange
22 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
23 19 (12.93%) Retail

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 21 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.12%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.44%) IIS
5 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.04%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 69 (46.94%) MS Excel
2 61 (41.50%) MS Office
3 10 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.72%) MS Project
5 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MetaTrader
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.40%) IBM PureFlex
3 4 (2.72%) SaaS
4 2 (1.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) VPN
2 9 (6.12%) DNS
3 7 (4.76%) DHCP
4 5 (3.40%) Broadband
4 5 (3.40%) Firewall
4 5 (3.40%) LAN
4 5 (3.40%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.72%) Internet
5 4 (2.72%) VoIP
5 4 (2.72%) WAN
6 2 (1.36%) Intranet
6 2 (1.36%) Junos
6 2 (1.36%) Wireless
7 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.56%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.40%) Big Data
7 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.40%) DTS
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.72%) MS Access
9 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (2.04%) SAP BI
10 2 (1.36%) MySQL
10 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (15.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.68%) MSTest
5 1 (0.68%) NUnit
5 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (15.65%) Banking
1 23 (15.65%) International Banking
2 19 (12.93%) Retail
3 12 (8.16%) Finance
4 9 (6.12%) Marketing
5 8 (5.44%) Legal
6 5 (3.40%) Spanish Language
6 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.04%) French Language
7 3 (2.04%) German Language
7 3 (2.04%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (34.01%) Developer
2 42 (28.57%) Analyst
3 34 (23.13%) C# Developer
4 29 (19.73%) Software Developer
5 26 (17.69%) Service Analyst
6 24 (16.33%) C# Software Developer
7 21 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (13.61%) .NET Developer
8 20 (13.61%) SQL Developer
9 18 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (11.56%) Senior Developer
11 16 (10.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support
12 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support Manager
12 15 (10.20%) Support Manager
13 14 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (9.52%) Senior SQL Developer
14 13 (8.84%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (35.37%) .NET
2 38 (25.85%) HTML
3 37 (25.17%) CSS
4 34 (23.13%) ASP.NET
5 33 (22.45%) .NET Framework
6 18 (12.24%) HTML5
6 18 (12.24%) WPF
7 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (10.88%) ADO.NET
9 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (10.20%) Silverlight
10 14 (9.52%) XML
11 13 (8.84%) jQuery
11 13 (8.84%) SOAP
11 13 (8.84%) Web Services
12 11 (7.48%) Ajax
13 10 (6.80%) XHTML
13 10 (6.80%) XSD
13 10 (6.80%) XSLT
14 3 (2.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) User Experience
2 12 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.40%) IVR
6 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.36%) CMDB
8 2 (1.36%) Life Science
8 2 (1.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (44.22%) Windows
2 22 (14.97%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.20%) Windows 8
3 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.48%) Apple iOS
5 11 (7.48%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.44%) Linux
6 8 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.04%) AIX
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 29 (19.73%) Service Delivery
3 28 (19.05%) ITIL
4 24 (16.33%) MVC
5 18 (12.24%) Unit Testing
6 15 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (10.20%) ITIL V3
6 15 (10.20%) Line Management
7 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.48%) Business Continuity
8 11 (7.48%) Migration
9 9 (6.12%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.12%) Performance Management
9 9 (6.12%) Software Asset Management
9 9 (6.12%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.44%) Data Management
10 8 (5.44%) Service Management
11 7 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (4.76%) Web Development
12 6 (4.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.37%) C#
2 39 (26.53%) SQL
3 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.20%) XAML
5 14 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.72%) Java
7 4 (2.72%) VBScript
8 3 (2.04%) C++
8 3 (2.04%) Delphi
8 3 (2.04%) Pascal
9 2 (1.36%) C
9 2 (1.36%) PHP
9 2 (1.36%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (23.81%) Degree
2 23 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.12%) MCDST
3 9 (6.12%) MCSA
4 4 (2.72%) MCP
5 3 (2.04%) MCAD
6 2 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (24.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 62 (42.18%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.29%) vSphere
3 13 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.12%) XenApp
5 8 (5.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.72%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (25.85%) Oracle
2 33 (22.45%) VMware
3 25 (17.01%) Citrix
4 17 (11.56%) Telerik
5 14 (9.52%) IBM
6 9 (6.12%) Adobe
7 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.76%) Cisco
8 7 (4.76%) SAP
9 5 (3.40%) F5
9 5 (3.40%) Fortinet
9 5 (3.40%) MobileIron
9 5 (3.40%) NetApp
10 3 (2.04%) HP
10 3 (2.04%) Lotus
11 2 (1.36%) Juniper
11 2 (1.36%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.36%) Symantec
12 1 (0.68%) Epicor
12 1 (0.68%) IronPort
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