The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 121 174 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.14% 23.93% 20.96%
As % of the Vendors category 39.54% 57.43% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88 135 170
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
306 303 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.88% 41.68% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 227 244 332
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leicestershire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -4 59 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Kegworth -2 18 - -
Lutterworth - 18 £37,500 -
Coalville - 12 £21,500 - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 145 (50.70%) MS Excel
2 119 (41.61%) Windows
3 100 (34.97%) SQL Server
4 96 (33.57%) Active Directory
5 87 (30.42%) SQL
6 81 (28.32%) .NET
7 75 (26.22%) C#
7 75 (26.22%) MS Office
8 49 (17.13%) ASP.NET
9 44 (15.38%) Degree
10 43 (15.03%) Oracle
10 43 (15.03%) VMware
11 42 (14.69%) MS Exchange
12 41 (14.34%) HTML
13 40 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (13.64%) CSS
15 36 (12.59%) JavaScript
15 36 (12.59%) Apple iOS
16 35 (12.24%) Windows Server
17 34 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (11.89%) Finance
18 33 (11.54%) Service Delivery
18 33 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (11.54%) IIS
18 33 (11.54%) NetApp
19 32 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
20 30 (10.49%) ITIL
20 30 (10.49%) Windows 7
21 29 (10.14%) .NET Framework
21 29 (10.14%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 42 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.54%) IIS
3 19 (6.64%) Skype for Business
4 18 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.10%) CICS
8 6 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.75%) Node.js
10 4 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.40%) SAS
11 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.05%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 145 (50.70%) MS Excel
2 75 (26.22%) MS Office
3 11 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (8.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 21 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (6.29%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (4.90%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (1.75%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.35%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.55%) Office 365
3 8 (2.80%) SaaS
4 6 (2.10%) IBM PureFlex
4 6 (2.10%) Yammer
5 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.40%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.40%) IaaS
5 4 (1.40%) PaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.44%) Firewall
2 16 (5.59%) VPN
3 13 (4.55%) LAN
4 12 (4.20%) WAN
5 11 (3.85%) DNS
6 10 (3.50%) SAN
7 9 (3.15%) DHCP
7 9 (3.15%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.80%) Internet
8 8 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (2.80%) VoIP
9 7 (2.45%) Broadband
10 5 (1.75%) Junos
11 3 (1.05%) Intranet
11 3 (1.05%) Skype
12 2 (0.70%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.70%) Modbus
12 2 (0.70%) Wireless
13 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (8.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.45%) DB2
4 7 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.10%) MySQL
5 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.75%) Power BI
7 4 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.40%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.40%) Hazelcast
7 4 (1.40%) KDB
7 4 (1.40%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.05%) MS Access
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (6.99%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.05%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 34 (11.89%) Finance
2 25 (8.74%) Legal
3 17 (5.94%) Banking
3 17 (5.94%) International Banking
4 12 (4.20%) Retail
5 10 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.45%) Marketing
6 7 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.40%) Billing
7 4 (1.40%) Front Office
7 4 (1.40%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.05%) Local Government
9 2 (0.70%) French Language
9 2 (0.70%) German Language
9 2 (0.70%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (23.43%) Developer
2 56 (19.58%) Analyst
3 31 (10.84%) Support Engineer
4 25 (8.74%) C# Developer
5 24 (8.39%) Consultant
6 20 (6.99%) Junior
7 19 (6.64%) Active Directory Engineer
7 19 (6.64%) Active Directory Support
7 19 (6.64%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 18 (6.29%) Junior Developer
8 18 (6.29%) Service Analyst
8 18 (6.29%) Software Developer
9 17 (5.94%) Team Leader
10 16 (5.59%) Architect
11 15 (5.24%) .NET Developer
11 15 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (4.90%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.90%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (28.32%) .NET
2 49 (17.13%) ASP.NET
3 41 (14.34%) HTML
4 39 (13.64%) CSS
5 29 (10.14%) .NET Framework
6 21 (7.34%) HTML5
7 18 (6.29%) WPF
8 16 (5.59%) XML
9 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (4.20%) ADO.NET
11 11 (3.85%) jQuery
11 11 (3.85%) Silverlight
12 10 (3.50%) Web Services
13 8 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.45%) RESTful
15 5 (1.75%) AngularJS
15 5 (1.75%) Backbone.js
15 5 (1.75%) CSS3
15 5 (1.75%) REST
16 4 (1.40%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.64%) Smartcard
3 18 (6.29%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.90%) User Experience
5 9 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.45%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.10%) IVR
9 4 (1.40%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.05%) Clustering
10 3 (1.05%) PMI
11 2 (0.70%) CMDB
11 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.70%) EPoS
11 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.35%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.35%) Informatics
12 1 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 119 (41.61%) Windows
2 36 (12.59%) Apple iOS
3 35 (12.24%) Windows Server
4 30 (10.49%) Windows 7
5 23 (8.04%) Windows 8
6 20 (6.99%) Windows XP
7 19 (6.64%) Android
8 17 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.15%) Linux
11 7 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.75%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.05%) OS/390
13 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.05%) zOS
14 2 (0.70%) Unix
15 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 33 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 30 (10.49%) ITIL
4 28 (9.79%) Migration
5 23 (8.04%) CRM
5 23 (8.04%) MVC
6 22 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 22 (7.69%) OO
6 22 (7.69%) Presales
7 21 (7.34%) ERP
8 19 (6.64%) Software Deployment
9 18 (6.29%) Line Management
9 18 (6.29%) Unit Testing
10 17 (5.94%) Business Continuity
11 16 (5.59%) Web Development
12 14 (4.90%) High Availability
12 14 (4.90%) Supplier Management
13 13 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.42%) SQL
2 75 (26.22%) C#
3 36 (12.59%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 25 (8.74%) VBScript
6 18 (6.29%) Java
7 17 (5.94%) Python
8 11 (3.85%) XAML
9 7 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.45%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.10%) COBOL
10 6 (2.10%) JCL
10 6 (2.10%) PHP
11 4 (1.40%) Clojure
12 3 (1.05%) C++
12 3 (1.05%) Delphi
12 3 (1.05%) Pascal
12 3 (1.05%) VB
12 3 (1.05%) VBA
13 2 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (15.38%) Degree
2 40 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.64%) MCSE
4 16 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (5.24%) MCSA
6 12 (4.20%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.20%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.50%) MCP
8 4 (1.40%) CIPD
8 4 (1.40%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 3 (1.05%) MCAD
9 3 (1.05%) MCTS
9 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.64%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (33.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.50%) vSphere
4 7 (2.45%) XenApp
5 4 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.40%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.35%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (15.03%) Oracle
1 43 (15.03%) VMware
2 33 (11.54%) NetApp
3 29 (10.14%) Citrix
4 17 (5.94%) IBM
5 16 (5.59%) Apple
6 13 (4.55%) Cisco
7 11 (3.85%) Telerik
8 10 (3.50%) SAP
9 7 (2.45%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.10%) F5
10 6 (2.10%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.10%) MobileIron
11 5 (1.75%) HP
11 5 (1.75%) Sage
11 5 (1.75%) Sun
12 4 (1.40%) GigaSpaces
12 4 (1.40%) Google
12 4 (1.40%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.40%) Symantec
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