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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 91 159 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.76% 29.12% 27.76%
As % of the Vendors category 55.49% 53.72% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 70 126 97
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 £29,850 £31,000 £25,371
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
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
164 296 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 42.82% 54.21% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 128 245 154
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,978 £31,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 63 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 57 (39.58%) Windows
3 45 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 42 (29.17%) .NET
5 41 (28.47%) C#
6 40 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 31 (21.53%) SQL
8 30 (20.83%) HTML
8 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 30 (20.83%) jQuery
8 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (18.06%) VMware
9 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (17.36%) Hyper-V
10 25 (17.36%) .NET Framework
11 24 (16.67%) CSS
11 24 (16.67%) XML
12 23 (15.97%) IIS
12 23 (15.97%) XSLT
12 23 (15.97%) Web Services
12 23 (15.97%) Cisco
12 23 (15.97%) Clustering
12 23 (15.97%) LINQ
12 23 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (15.97%) Ajax
13 22 (15.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 21 (14.58%) MS Excel
15 20 (13.89%) Linux
16 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
17 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 45 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.97%) IIS
3 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.94%) Lync
5 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.39%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Line 500
1 1 (0.69%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) Office 365
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.03%) Internet
3 11 (7.64%) Firewall
4 9 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 8 (5.56%) VPN
6 7 (4.86%) WAN
7 6 (4.17%) PBX
7 6 (4.17%) PABX
8 5 (3.47%) DNS
9 4 (2.78%) LAN
10 3 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.08%) Wireless
11 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.39%) VLAN
11 2 (1.39%) VoIP
12 1 (0.69%) SMTP
12 1 (0.69%) SSL
12 1 (0.69%) SAN
12 1 (0.69%) Network Security
12 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.17%) MySQL
6 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.69%) Informix
8 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Subversion
2 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.08%) MSTest
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 13 (9.03%) Finance
2 2 (1.39%) Automotive
2 2 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (0.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Billing
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (22.92%) Developer
2 19 (13.19%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (10.42%) Software Developer
3 15 (10.42%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.72%) Analyst
4 14 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (9.03%) Network Manager
6 11 (7.64%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Development Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Junior
8 8 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Software Manager
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Software Development Manager
9 7 (4.86%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.17%) .NET
2 30 (20.83%) HTML
2 30 (20.83%) jQuery
3 25 (17.36%) .NET Framework
4 24 (16.67%) XML
4 24 (16.67%) CSS
5 23 (15.97%) Web Services
5 23 (15.97%) XSLT
5 23 (15.97%) Ajax
5 23 (15.97%) LINQ
6 22 (15.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 16 (11.11%) WPF
8 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET
9 14 (9.72%) WCF
10 12 (8.33%) XHTML
10 12 (8.33%) SOAP
10 12 (8.33%) XSD
11 11 (7.64%) JSON
11 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.97%) Clustering
2 7 (4.86%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.47%) IVR
4 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.39%) VLE
6 2 (1.39%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Open Source
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.58%) Windows
2 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (13.89%) Linux
5 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.47%) UNIX
7 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.69%) Debian
8 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.72%) Automated Testing
3 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
3 14 (9.72%) Use Case
3 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
4 13 (9.03%) Change Management
5 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 12 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 11 (7.64%) Problem Management
6 11 (7.64%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.64%) Project Management
7 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.56%) ITIL
8 7 (4.86%) ERP
8 7 (4.86%) Web Development
8 7 (4.86%) MVC
8 7 (4.86%) Migration
9 6 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.47%) C#
2 31 (21.53%) SQL
3 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 13 (9.03%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.56%) VB
8 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.08%) VBScript
10 2 (1.39%) Java
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.47%) Degree
4 4 (2.78%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.69%) MCTS
5 1 (0.69%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 40 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.36%) Hyper-V
3 23 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.78%) Firmware
5 2 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.81%) SCCM
2 15 (10.42%) SCOM
3 4 (2.78%) SCVMM
3 4 (2.78%) Windows Intune
4 3 (2.08%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.39%) WSUS
6 1 (0.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.69%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.69%) DameWare
6 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (18.06%) VMware
2 23 (15.97%) Cisco
3 16 (11.11%) HP
3 16 (11.11%) Citrix
4 15 (10.42%) Dell
5 13 (9.03%) NetApp
6 11 (7.64%) Altiris
6 11 (7.64%) Oracle
7 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.39%) Sage
8 2 (1.39%) Tableau
8 2 (1.39%) SAP
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe
9 1 (0.69%) Avaya
9 1 (0.69%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.69%) Apple
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