The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leicester region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 94 130 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 16.91% 35.42% 26.48%
As % of the Vendors category 44.13% 58.82% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 78 112 96
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 221 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 38.31% 60.22% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 183 187 181
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Leicestershire

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 24 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 152 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 131 (57.46%) C#
2 131 (57.46%) .NET
3 114 (50.00%) SQL
4 100 (43.86%) HTML
5 96 (42.11%) CSS
6 95 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 88 (38.60%) JavaScript
8 87 (38.16%) jQuery
9 81 (35.53%) Ajax
10 79 (34.65%) Windows
11 76 (33.33%) Visual Studio
12 74 (32.46%) XML
13 64 (28.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 63 (27.63%) XHTML
15 61 (26.75%) MS Excel
16 59 (25.88%) XSLT
16 59 (25.88%) Web Services
16 59 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (25.44%) SQL Server 2008
18 55 (24.12%) LINQ
18 55 (24.12%) SOAP
19 54 (23.68%) T-SQL
20 50 (21.93%) SQL Server 2005
21 42 (18.42%) XSD
22 39 (17.11%) .NET Framework
23 38 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 38 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 37 (16.23%) Active Directory
25 31 (13.60%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.02%) IIS
4 12 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.39%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.63%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.75%) Commerce Server
9 4 (1.75%) CMS
9 4 (1.75%) Lync
10 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.44%) Site Server
Applications
1 61 (26.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.19%) PaaS
1 5 (2.19%) IaaS
2 3 (1.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.77%) SAN
1 20 (8.77%) Internet
2 19 (8.33%) DNS
3 17 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.58%) WAN
5 11 (4.82%) NetScaler
6 9 (3.95%) Wireless
7 7 (3.07%) LAN
8 6 (2.63%) Firewall
9 5 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.32%) PBX
10 3 (1.32%) VoIP
10 3 (1.32%) VPN
11 2 (0.88%) DHCP
11 2 (0.88%) MPLS
11 2 (0.88%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.44%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 64 (28.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 58 (25.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (21.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (7.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (5.26%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.82%) MySQL
10 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.19%) OLAP
13 3 (1.32%) SAP BW
14 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 76 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 30 (13.16%) NUnit
3 19 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.07%) JIRA
5 7 (3.07%) Subversion
6 6 (2.63%) Ant
6 6 (2.63%) Maven
7 5 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.44%) Hudson
8 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
General
1 28 (12.28%) Retail
2 21 (9.21%) Marketing
3 9 (3.95%) Advertising
4 8 (3.51%) Finance
5 6 (2.63%) Back Office
6 5 (2.19%) Electronics
6 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 133 (58.33%) Developer
2 43 (18.86%) Web Developer
3 41 (17.98%) Senior Developer
4 31 (13.60%) .NET Developer
5 29 (12.72%) Software Developer
6 16 (7.02%) CRM Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
8 11 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (4.39%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Analyst
10 9 (3.95%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Consultant
11 8 (3.51%) Architect
11 8 (3.51%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.07%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (57.46%) .NET
2 100 (43.86%) HTML
3 96 (42.11%) CSS
4 95 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 87 (38.16%) jQuery
6 81 (35.53%) Ajax
7 74 (32.46%) XML
8 63 (27.63%) XHTML
9 59 (25.88%) XSLT
9 59 (25.88%) Web Services
9 59 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (24.12%) LINQ
10 55 (24.12%) SOAP
11 42 (18.42%) XSD
12 39 (17.11%) .NET Framework
13 38 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 38 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 30 (13.16%) HTML5
15 26 (11.40%) CSS3
16 22 (9.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.77%) Clustering
2 9 (3.95%) iPhone
3 7 (3.07%) Device Driver
4 6 (2.63%) Tandem
5 3 (1.32%) W3C
6 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.44%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.44%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.44%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 79 (34.65%) Windows
2 23 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (9.21%) Linux
4 18 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.63%) UNIX
6 5 (2.19%) HPUX
7 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.32%) Android
8 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.60%) CRM
2 29 (12.72%) Scrum
3 28 (12.28%) E-Commerce
4 24 (10.53%) MVC
5 23 (10.09%) UML
6 22 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.21%) Extreme Programming
8 20 (8.77%) OWASP
8 20 (8.77%) Web Accessibility
8 20 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (7.02%) Web Development
10 15 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (6.14%) Project Management
12 12 (5.26%) Change Management
12 12 (5.26%) Test Scripting
13 11 (4.82%) Problem Management
14 10 (4.39%) OO
14 10 (4.39%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.95%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 131 (57.46%) C#
2 114 (50.00%) SQL
3 88 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 54 (23.68%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.65%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.70%) Java
7 10 (4.39%) VBScript
7 10 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.07%) C++
9 4 (1.75%) PHP
9 4 (1.75%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.58%) Degree
1 15 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.19%) MCITP
2 5 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (2.19%) MCSE
2 5 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.75%) CCNA
3 4 (1.75%) MCP
4 3 (1.32%) MCTS
5 2 (0.88%) MCDBA
5 2 (0.88%) CEH
5 2 (0.88%) GCIA
5 2 (0.88%) GSEC
5 2 (0.88%) GCFW
5 2 (0.88%) GCWN
5 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) NCDA
5 2 (0.88%) NCIE
5 2 (0.88%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (16.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.02%) vSphere
3 14 (6.14%) XenApp
4 12 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (4.82%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) QEMU
8 1 (0.44%) XenServer
8 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.44%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) SCOM
2 11 (4.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (8.77%) VMware
2 18 (7.89%) HP
3 15 (6.58%) Citrix
4 13 (5.70%) Cisco
4 13 (5.70%) Oracle
5 11 (4.82%) SAP
5 11 (4.82%) Dell
6 10 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.07%) Altiris
7 7 (3.07%) Perforce
8 6 (2.63%) ATG
8 6 (2.63%) Intershop
8 6 (2.63%) hybris
8 6 (2.63%) Demandware
9 5 (2.19%) NetSuite
9 5 (2.19%) Siebel
9 5 (2.19%) Apple
10 4 (1.75%) NetApp
10 4 (1.75%) Avaya
10 4 (1.75%) JBoss
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum basic + benefits as outlined in vacancy
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum basic + excellent benefits as outlined below
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Salary: to £35,000 + bonus + bens
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Salary: £44,000 per annum + annual bonus + pension + other great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
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Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25,000 per annum + Benefits
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