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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 106 164 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 26.24% 29.18% 28.87%
As % of the Vendors category 60.57% 53.59% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 79 134 104
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,700 £44,250
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
175 306 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 43.32% 54.45% 55.67%
Number of salaries quoted 135 262 196
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £25,971
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 74 (44.85%) SQL Server
2 67 (40.61%) Windows
3 54 (32.73%) C#
3 54 (32.73%) MS Exchange
4 52 (31.52%) .NET
5 44 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 37 (22.42%) HTML
6 37 (22.42%) JavaScript
6 37 (22.42%) jQuery
7 35 (21.21%) SQL
8 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 32 (19.39%) VMware
10 31 (18.79%) CSS
10 31 (18.79%) XML
11 30 (18.18%) Web Services
11 30 (18.18%) Cisco
11 30 (18.18%) Clustering
12 29 (17.58%) Hyper-V
12 29 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (16.97%) IIS
14 27 (16.36%) XSLT
14 27 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (16.36%) Ajax
15 24 (14.55%) LINQ
15 24 (14.55%) TCP/IP
15 24 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 23 (13.94%) Linux
16 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET
17 22 (13.33%) MS Excel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 54 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 28 (16.97%) IIS
3 21 (12.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.45%) Lync
5 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.21%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS Project
4 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.06%) Office 365
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.70%) Internet
3 11 (6.67%) Firewall
4 8 (4.85%) Unified Communications
5 7 (4.24%) VPN
6 6 (3.64%) DNS
6 6 (3.64%) PBX
6 6 (3.64%) PABX
7 5 (3.03%) Wireless
8 4 (2.42%) WAN
9 3 (1.82%) VLAN
9 3 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.21%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.21%) VoIP
10 2 (1.21%) SSL
10 2 (1.21%) SAN
11 1 (0.61%) SMTP
11 1 (0.61%) LAN
11 1 (0.61%) Network Security
11 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (44.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.64%) MySQL
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) Informix
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Subversion
2 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (1.21%) MSTest
4 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.61%) NUnit
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 16 (9.70%) Finance
2 6 (3.64%) Publishing
3 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.21%) Billing
5 2 (1.21%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (26.67%) Developer
2 24 (14.55%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 18 (10.91%) Network Manager
5 16 (9.70%) Software Engineer
5 16 (9.70%) Network Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (4.85%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Applications Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Development Manager
11 8 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Software Manager
12 7 (4.24%) Software Development Manager
13 6 (3.64%) Junior Developer
13 6 (3.64%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.52%) .NET
2 37 (22.42%) HTML
2 37 (22.42%) jQuery
3 33 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 31 (18.79%) XML
4 31 (18.79%) CSS
5 30 (18.18%) Web Services
6 27 (16.36%) XSLT
6 27 (16.36%) Ajax
7 24 (14.55%) LINQ
7 24 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET
9 19 (11.52%) WPF
10 17 (10.30%) WCF
10 17 (10.30%) XHTML
10 17 (10.30%) SOAP
10 17 (10.30%) XSD
11 14 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.18%) Clustering
2 7 (4.24%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.03%) IVR
4 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.42%) VLE
5 3 (1.82%) NHS
5 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Open Source
7 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.61%) Windows
2 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (13.94%) Linux
5 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.24%) UNIX
7 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.61%) Debian
8 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (10.91%) Change Management
2 18 (10.91%) Problem Management
2 18 (10.91%) Data Protection
3 17 (10.30%) Unit Testing
3 17 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.30%) Automated Testing
3 17 (10.30%) Software Engineering
4 16 (9.70%) Incident Management
5 15 (9.09%) Use Case
6 10 (6.06%) MVC
6 10 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.06%) Web Development
6 10 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 9 (5.45%) Project Management
8 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.24%) Migration
9 7 (4.24%) ERP
10 6 (3.64%) ITIL
10 6 (3.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.73%) C#
2 37 (22.42%) JavaScript
3 35 (21.21%) SQL
4 20 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 19 (11.52%) PowerShell
6 13 (7.88%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.64%) VB
8 5 (3.03%) Java
9 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VBA
10 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.64%) Degree
2 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (1.21%) VCP4
4 2 (1.21%) PMP
4 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) MCDST
5 1 (0.61%) MCTS
5 1 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 44 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.58%) Hyper-V
3 27 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.42%) Firmware
5 2 (1.21%) XenApp
5 2 (1.21%) vSphere
5 2 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (12.73%) SCCM
2 19 (11.52%) SCOM
3 4 (2.42%) SCVMM
3 4 (2.42%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.21%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.21%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.21%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) Nagios
5 1 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.61%) DameWare
Vendors
1 32 (19.39%) VMware
2 30 (18.18%) Cisco
3 22 (13.33%) HP
3 22 (13.33%) Citrix
4 21 (12.73%) Dell
5 19 (11.52%) NetApp
6 16 (9.70%) Altiris
7 9 (5.45%) Oracle
8 5 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.42%) SAP
10 2 (1.21%) Tableau
11 1 (0.61%) Adobe
11 1 (0.61%) Avaya
11 1 (0.61%) Apple
11 1 (0.61%) Sage
11 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.61%) Primavera
11 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.61%) Red Gate
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