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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 77 62 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.38% 13.25% 28.65%
As % of the Vendors category 39.69% 37.58% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 97
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,778 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
194 165 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 46.30% 35.26% 58.89%
Number of salaries quoted 143 143 195
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 82 (39.42%) Windows
2 77 (37.02%) MS Excel
3 73 (35.10%) SQL Server
4 67 (32.21%) C#
5 66 (31.73%) .NET
6 56 (26.92%) SQL
7 54 (25.96%) MS Exchange
8 51 (24.52%) ASP.NET
9 50 (24.04%) JavaScript
10 47 (22.60%) CSS
10 47 (22.60%) Active Directory
11 44 (21.15%) HTML
11 44 (21.15%) jQuery
12 42 (20.19%) VMware
13 38 (18.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 37 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (17.79%) SQL Server 2005
14 37 (17.79%) Change Management
15 35 (16.83%) Web Services
16 34 (16.35%) .NET Framework
16 34 (16.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (15.87%) XML
18 32 (15.38%) T-SQL
19 30 (14.42%) Clustering
19 30 (14.42%) HP
19 30 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (13.94%) SOAP
20 29 (13.94%) Cisco
21 28 (13.46%) Finance
22 27 (12.98%) IIS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (25.96%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.98%) IIS
3 13 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.85%) Lync
6 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.48%) SAS
9 1 (0.48%) CMS
9 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 77 (37.02%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.58%) MS Office
3 11 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.40%) MS Project
5 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Primavera
1 5 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.92%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.40%) Office 365
3 4 (1.92%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.50%) SAN
2 21 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.17%) VoIP
4 14 (6.73%) Firewall
5 11 (5.29%) PBX
6 9 (4.33%) Unified Communications
7 8 (3.85%) CTI
8 7 (3.37%) WAN
9 6 (2.88%) Internet
10 5 (2.40%) LAN
11 4 (1.92%) Wireless
12 3 (1.44%) VPN
12 3 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.96%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.96%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.96%) MPLS
14 1 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
14 1 (0.48%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (35.10%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (16.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.44%) MySQL
6 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.96%) MS Access
7 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.44%) JIRA
3 3 (1.44%) Selenium
3 3 (1.44%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.96%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.48%) MSTest
5 1 (0.48%) Moq
5 1 (0.48%) NUnit
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 28 (13.46%) Finance
2 17 (8.17%) Retail
3 16 (7.69%) Marketing
4 7 (3.37%) French Language
4 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.88%) Publishing
6 3 (1.44%) Advertising
6 3 (1.44%) German Language
6 3 (1.44%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.44%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (27.88%) Developer
2 42 (20.19%) Analyst
3 29 (13.94%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Software Developer
5 24 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 23 (11.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 20 (9.62%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (5.77%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.81%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.81%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (4.81%) Network Manager
10 8 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (3.85%) Graduate
10 8 (3.85%) VoIP Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Senior VoIP Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Senior Security Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.73%) .NET
2 51 (24.52%) ASP.NET
3 47 (22.60%) CSS
4 44 (21.15%) HTML
4 44 (21.15%) jQuery
5 35 (16.83%) Web Services
6 34 (16.35%) .NET Framework
7 33 (15.87%) XML
8 29 (13.94%) SOAP
9 24 (11.54%) XSD
9 24 (11.54%) XSLT
10 23 (11.06%) XHTML
10 23 (11.06%) Ajax
11 16 (7.69%) WPF
12 11 (5.29%) Entity Framework
12 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (4.81%) WCF
14 9 (4.33%) CSS3
15 7 (3.37%) HTML5
16 6 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.42%) Clustering
2 20 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.37%) EPoS
6 5 (2.40%) NHS
6 5 (2.40%) PMI
6 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.92%) CMDB
8 3 (1.44%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.44%) Social Media
9 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.96%) FMCG
9 2 (0.96%) User Experience
10 1 (0.48%) BYOD
10 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.48%) RIA
10 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (39.42%) Windows
2 38 (18.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (11.54%) Linux
5 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.37%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.79%) Change Management
2 26 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (12.02%) ITIL
3 25 (12.02%) Incident Management
4 23 (11.06%) Problem Management
5 17 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (8.17%) Software Engineering
6 15 (7.21%) MVC
6 15 (7.21%) Unit Testing
7 14 (6.73%) CRM
8 13 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 12 (5.77%) Project Management
10 11 (5.29%) Automated Testing
11 10 (4.81%) Service Management
11 10 (4.81%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.81%) Use Case
11 10 (4.81%) SDLC
12 9 (4.33%) Web Development
12 9 (4.33%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.21%) C#
2 56 (26.92%) SQL
3 50 (24.04%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.40%) VB
7 5 (2.40%) PHP
8 4 (1.92%) C
8 4 (1.92%) Java
9 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.96%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.58%) MCP
3 18 (8.65%) MCSE
4 12 (5.77%) Degree
5 9 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.33%) PMP
5 9 (4.33%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.92%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.44%) MCTS
9 3 (1.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.48%) CCNA
10 1 (0.48%) CCDP
10 1 (0.48%) MCSA
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (4.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.37%) QA
2 7 (3.37%) SLA
3 5 (2.40%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (22.60%) Active Directory
2 30 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.98%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.33%) vSphere
5 5 (2.40%) XenApp
6 3 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.48%) vCloud
8 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (7.21%) SCCM
2 12 (5.77%) SCOM
3 5 (2.40%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (2.40%) DameWare
4 2 (0.96%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 42 (20.19%) VMware
2 30 (14.42%) HP
3 29 (13.94%) Cisco
4 25 (12.02%) NetApp
5 24 (11.54%) Dell
6 20 (9.62%) Citrix
7 13 (6.25%) Oracle
7 13 (6.25%) SAP
8 12 (5.77%) Altiris
9 10 (4.81%) IBM
10 9 (4.33%) EMC
11 6 (2.88%) Google
12 5 (2.40%) Planview
12 5 (2.40%) Telerik
13 4 (1.92%) Remedy
13 4 (1.92%) Infor
13 4 (1.92%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.92%) CA
13 4 (1.92%) Epicor
14 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
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