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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 53 97 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.74% 24.81% 31.74%
As % of the Vendors category 36.30% 41.45% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 48 88 110
Average salary £38,750 £38,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% +13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,675 £26,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
146 234 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 35.10% 59.85% 64.68%
Number of salaries quoted 131 206 214
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 109 (65.27%) SQL Server
2 86 (51.50%) C#
2 86 (51.50%) .NET
3 76 (45.51%) SQL
4 64 (38.32%) JavaScript
5 62 (37.13%) HTML
5 62 (37.13%) CSS
6 61 (36.53%) Windows
7 57 (34.13%) jQuery
8 55 (32.93%) ASP.NET
9 52 (31.14%) MS Excel
10 50 (29.94%) Ajax
11 49 (29.34%) XML
12 48 (28.74%) Web Services
13 47 (28.14%) Visual Studio
14 44 (26.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 40 (23.95%) SOAP
16 39 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (22.75%) LINQ
18 37 (22.16%) XSLT
18 37 (22.16%) XHTML
18 37 (22.16%) SQL Server 2008
19 35 (20.96%) T-SQL
20 33 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
21 31 (18.56%) SharePoint
22 29 (17.37%) SQL Server 2005
23 27 (16.17%) Active Directory
23 27 (16.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 27 (16.17%) .NET Framework
24 26 (15.57%) XSD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 31 (18.56%) SharePoint
2 23 (13.77%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.38%) IIS
4 10 (5.99%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.59%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.40%) Lync
9 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.60%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.60%) Site Server
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 52 (31.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.98%) MS Office
3 4 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (11.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Office 365
2 6 (3.59%) IaaS
3 5 (2.99%) PaaS
4 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.17%) Internet
2 14 (8.38%) WAN
2 14 (8.38%) SAN
3 10 (5.99%) LAN
4 8 (4.79%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.19%) DNS
5 7 (4.19%) Firewall
5 7 (4.19%) NetScaler
6 6 (3.59%) VPN
7 5 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.40%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.20%) MPLS
9 2 (1.20%) DHCP
10 1 (0.60%) WLAN
10 1 (0.60%) SSL
10 1 (0.60%) NetScreen
10 1 (0.60%) Wireless
10 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (65.27%) SQL Server
2 44 (26.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (22.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (17.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (16.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (10.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (10.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 13 (7.78%) Oracle Database
10 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.19%) MySQL
11 6 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.99%) OLAP
13 3 (1.80%) SAP BW
14 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 47 (28.14%) Visual Studio
2 19 (11.38%) Eclipse
3 13 (7.78%) NUnit
4 8 (4.79%) Subversion
5 7 (4.19%) JIRA
6 6 (3.59%) Maven
6 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.59%) Ant
7 5 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.60%) MSTest
8 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (9.58%) Retail
2 13 (7.78%) Marketing
2 13 (7.78%) Finance
3 9 (5.39%) Advertising
4 6 (3.59%) Back Office
5 5 (2.99%) Electronics
5 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 93 (55.69%) Developer
2 31 (18.56%) Web Developer
3 28 (16.77%) Senior Developer
4 16 (9.58%) Software Developer
4 16 (9.58%) .NET Developer
4 16 (9.58%) CRM Developer
5 13 (7.78%) Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 9 (5.39%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Architect
8 8 (4.79%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Web Developer
9 7 (4.19%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Administrator
10 6 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (51.50%) .NET
2 62 (37.13%) HTML
2 62 (37.13%) CSS
3 57 (34.13%) jQuery
4 55 (32.93%) ASP.NET
5 50 (29.94%) Ajax
6 49 (29.34%) XML
7 48 (28.74%) Web Services
8 40 (23.95%) SOAP
9 38 (22.75%) LINQ
10 37 (22.16%) XSLT
10 37 (22.16%) XHTML
11 33 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (16.17%) .NET Framework
13 26 (15.57%) XSD
13 26 (15.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 18 (10.78%) REST
16 17 (10.18%) HTML5
17 16 (9.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.59%) Clustering
3 7 (4.19%) Device Driver
3 7 (4.19%) iPhone
4 6 (3.59%) Tandem
5 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.40%) User Experience
6 3 (1.80%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.80%) W3C
7 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.60%) Open Source
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.53%) Windows
2 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (8.98%) Linux
4 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.99%) UNIX
6 5 (2.99%) HPUX
7 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (11.98%) CRM
4 16 (9.58%) E-Commerce
4 16 (9.58%) MVC
5 15 (8.98%) Scrum
6 12 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.19%) ITIL
6 12 (7.19%) UML
6 12 (7.19%) Project Management
6 12 (7.19%) Test Scripting
6 12 (7.19%) Waterfall
7 11 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (6.59%) Extreme Programming
8 10 (5.99%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.99%) OO
8 10 (5.99%) OWASP
8 10 (5.99%) Web Accessibility
9 9 (5.39%) Web Development
9 9 (5.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (51.50%) C#
2 76 (45.51%) SQL
3 64 (38.32%) JavaScript
4 35 (20.96%) T-SQL
5 18 (10.78%) VB.NET
6 14 (8.38%) Java
7 9 (5.39%) VBScript
8 7 (4.19%) C++
8 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.80%) VB
10 2 (1.20%) Python
11 1 (0.60%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (9.58%) Degree
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.99%) MCITP
4 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.40%) MCSE
5 3 (1.80%) MCTS
5 3 (1.80%) MCP
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.20%) CCNA
6 2 (1.20%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) CCEE
7 1 (0.60%) CCAA
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.60%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (16.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.99%) XenApp
4 10 (5.99%) vSphere
5 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) SCCM
1 9 (5.39%) SCOM
2 3 (1.80%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (9.58%) VMware
2 15 (8.98%) Oracle
3 14 (8.38%) HP
4 10 (5.99%) Citrix
5 8 (4.79%) SAP
5 8 (4.79%) Cisco
6 7 (4.19%) Dell
6 7 (4.19%) Perforce
6 7 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.59%) ATG
7 6 (3.59%) Intershop
7 6 (3.59%) hybris
7 6 (3.59%) Demandware
8 5 (2.99%) NetSuite
8 5 (2.99%) Altiris
8 5 (2.99%) Apple
8 5 (2.99%) Siebel
9 4 (2.40%) JBoss
10 2 (1.20%) NetApp
10 2 (1.20%) NEC
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