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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 21 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 66 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.16% 18.44% 27.00%
As % of the Vendors category 43.75% 37.50% 62.43%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 80
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,355 £23,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,304 £71,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
112 176 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 27.79% 49.16% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 100 141 134
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 27 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 48 (52.17%) .NET
2 45 (48.91%) SQL Server
3 44 (47.83%) C#
4 39 (42.39%) ASP.NET
5 36 (39.13%) SQL
6 35 (38.04%) MVC
6 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (27.17%) Windows
8 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
9 22 (23.91%) Visual Studio
9 22 (23.91%) VMware
10 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (19.57%) AngularJS
11 18 (19.57%) CSS
11 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (18.48%) NetApp
12 17 (18.48%) jQuery
13 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
13 16 (17.39%) HTML
14 15 (16.30%) Windows Server
15 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
16 13 (14.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
16 13 (14.13%) ITIL
17 12 (13.04%) XML
17 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
17 12 (13.04%) MCSE
17 12 (13.04%) Line Management
18 11 (11.96%) WPF

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 11 (11.96%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.43%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.17%) CMS
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.52%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) SAN
1 6 (6.52%) WAN
2 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 5 (5.43%) LAN
3 3 (3.26%) Wireless
4 2 (2.17%) LDAP
4 2 (2.17%) Skype
4 2 (2.17%) VoIP
5 1 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (48.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.35%) DTS
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Blend
4 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (5.43%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Marketing
2 3 (3.26%) Publishing
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (44.57%) Developer
2 29 (31.52%) .NET Developer
3 22 (23.91%) C# Developer
4 20 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (21.74%) SQL Developer
5 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (18.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (14.13%) Software Developer
7 12 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Senior Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (52.17%) .NET
2 39 (42.39%) ASP.NET
3 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (19.57%) AngularJS
4 18 (19.57%) CSS
5 17 (18.48%) jQuery
6 16 (17.39%) HTML
7 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
8 12 (13.04%) XML
9 11 (11.96%) Ajax
9 11 (11.96%) WPF
10 10 (10.87%) Web Services
11 9 (9.78%) Node.js
11 9 (9.78%) SOAP
11 9 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (9.78%) XSLT
12 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (7.61%) User Experience
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) iSeries
5 1 (1.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.43%) Linux
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.35%) Unix
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) MVC
2 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.13%) ITIL
4 12 (13.04%) Line Management
5 11 (11.96%) Project Management
6 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.87%) Process Improvement
7 9 (9.78%) Kanban
7 9 (9.78%) SDLC
7 9 (9.78%) Web Application Development
8 8 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.70%) OO
8 8 (8.70%) TDD
9 7 (7.61%) ERP
10 6 (6.52%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.52%) Front End Development
11 5 (5.43%) ETL
11 5 (5.43%) MVVM
11 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) C#
2 36 (39.13%) SQL
3 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.70%) F#
5 8 (8.70%) Ruby
5 8 (8.70%) VB
6 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.26%) C
7 3 (3.26%) XAML
8 2 (2.17%) C++
8 2 (2.17%) VB6
9 1 (1.09%) Java
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Python
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (13.04%) MCSE
4 7 (7.61%) Degree
5 5 (5.43%) A+ Certification
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.43%) MCTS
6 4 (4.35%) CCNA
6 4 (4.35%) MCSA
6 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.17%) CCENT
7 2 (2.17%) CCNP
7 2 (2.17%) MCP
8 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) vSphere
3 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (8.70%) Kibana
1 8 (8.70%) WSUS
2 3 (3.26%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) VMware
2 17 (18.48%) NetApp
3 7 (7.61%) HP
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco
4 4 (4.35%) Tableau
4 4 (4.35%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.26%) Citrix
5 3 (3.26%) Telerik
6 2 (2.17%) 3Com
6 2 (2.17%) Cognos
6 2 (2.17%) Draytek
6 2 (2.17%) NETGEAR
6 2 (2.17%) ZyXEL
7 1 (1.09%) Brio
7 1 (1.09%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.09%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.09%) Google
7 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.09%) Omniture
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