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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 162 143 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.01% 20.49% 25.46%
As % of the Vendors category 46.29% 50.89% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 131 110 172
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
350 281 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 49.72% 40.26% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 287 197 341
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 91 £45,000 +7.14% 9
Kegworth 0 24 - -
Lutterworth +5 17 £35,000 +42.85%
Coalville - 10 £22,000 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

1 145 (53.11%) MS Excel
2 120 (43.96%) Windows
3 101 (37.00%) SQL Server
4 81 (29.67%) SQL
5 79 (28.94%) .NET
6 75 (27.47%) C#
7 71 (26.01%) Active Directory
8 64 (23.44%) MS Office
9 54 (19.78%) ASP.NET
9 54 (19.78%) MS Exchange
10 50 (18.32%) Windows Server
11 48 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (17.22%) VMware
13 46 (16.85%) Finance
14 43 (15.75%) HTML
15 42 (15.38%) CSS
16 40 (14.65%) JavaScript
17 38 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (12.09%) NetApp
19 32 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 31 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
21 30 (10.99%) IIS
21 30 (10.99%) CRM
22 29 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
23 28 (10.26%) Windows 7
23 28 (10.26%) Degree
23 28 (10.26%) Oracle
24 27 (9.89%) MVC
24 27 (9.89%) jQuery
24 27 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (19.78%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.99%) IIS
3 15 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.49%) Lync
4 13 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.83%) Node.js
9 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 145 (53.11%) MS Excel
2 64 (23.44%) MS Office
3 15 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (8.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (5.13%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.37%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.96%) Office 365
2 18 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.03%) SaaS
4 7 (2.56%) Yammer
5 6 (2.20%) IBM PureFlex
6 5 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (1.47%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.47%) IaaS
7 4 (1.47%) PaaS
7 4 (1.47%) Silverpop
8 3 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.16%) Firewall
2 23 (8.42%) LAN
2 23 (8.42%) SAN
2 23 (8.42%) WAN
3 21 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.66%) DNS
4 10 (3.66%) VPN
5 8 (2.93%) DHCP
6 6 (2.20%) Internet
6 6 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (2.20%) Wireless
7 4 (1.47%) Broadband
7 4 (1.47%) Extranet
7 4 (1.47%) Junos
7 4 (1.47%) VoIP
8 3 (1.10%) Network Security
8 3 (1.10%) Skype
8 3 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.73%) Modbus
9 2 (0.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (37.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.30%) MySQL
6 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.83%) MS Access
8 5 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.83%) Power BI
8 5 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.47%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.47%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.47%) KDB
9 4 (1.47%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.20%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.73%) JIRA
4 2 (0.73%) Selenium
4 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 46 (16.85%) Finance
2 24 (8.79%) Retail
3 22 (8.06%) Legal
4 18 (6.59%) Marketing
5 9 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.93%) Billing
7 4 (1.47%) Front Office
7 4 (1.47%) Local Government
7 4 (1.47%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.47%) Publishing
7 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.10%) Banking
8 3 (1.10%) French Language
8 3 (1.10%) International Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 55 (20.15%) Developer
2 53 (19.41%) Analyst
3 22 (8.06%) Consultant
4 21 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.59%) Architect
6 17 (6.23%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.49%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.13%) Web Developer
9 13 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
9 13 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (4.76%) Development Manager
9 13 (4.76%) IT Support
9 13 (4.76%) Junior
9 13 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.40%) Active Directory Support
10 12 (4.40%) Junior Developer
11 11 (4.03%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.94%) .NET
2 54 (19.78%) ASP.NET
3 43 (15.75%) HTML
4 42 (15.38%) CSS
5 27 (9.89%) jQuery
6 22 (8.06%) .NET Framework
7 21 (7.69%) HTML5
8 16 (5.86%) WPF
8 16 (5.86%) XML
9 15 (5.49%) Web Services
10 12 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (3.30%) RESTful
12 9 (3.30%) WinForms
13 6 (2.20%) CSS3
13 6 (2.20%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.20%) Silverlight
14 5 (1.83%) JSON
14 5 (1.83%) LINQ to SQL
14 5 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.03%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.03%) Smartcard
4 10 (3.66%) Clustering
4 10 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.93%) EPoS
6 7 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.20%) IVR
7 6 (2.20%) User Experience
8 5 (1.83%) NHS
9 4 (1.47%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.47%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.73%) CMDB
11 2 (0.73%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.37%) Informatics
12 1 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 120 (43.96%) Windows
2 50 (18.32%) Windows Server
3 29 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 27 (9.89%) Apple iOS
5 27 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (7.33%) Linux
7 17 (6.23%) Windows 8
8 16 (5.86%) Android
8 16 (5.86%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.83%) CentOS
11 5 (1.83%) Unix
11 5 (1.83%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (10.99%) CRM
3 27 (9.89%) MVC
4 25 (9.16%) Service Delivery
5 22 (8.06%) Presales
5 22 (8.06%) Project Management
6 21 (7.69%) Migration
7 20 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (6.59%) ERP
8 18 (6.59%) ITIL
9 17 (6.23%) Incident Management
9 17 (6.23%) Waterfall
10 16 (5.86%) Change Management
10 16 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.86%) Software Engineering
10 16 (5.86%) Unit Testing
11 15 (5.49%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.49%) OO
12 14 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.67%) SQL
2 75 (27.47%) C#
3 40 (14.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.86%) Java
4 16 (5.86%) VB.NET
5 10 (3.66%) VBScript
6 9 (3.30%) PHP
7 8 (2.93%) Python
8 6 (2.20%) VB
9 5 (1.83%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.47%) Clojure
10 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.47%) XAML
11 3 (1.10%) C++
11 3 (1.10%) Delphi
12 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.73%) Korn
12 2 (0.73%) Pascal
12 2 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (10.26%) Degree
3 19 (6.96%) MCSE
4 13 (4.76%) MCSA
5 12 (4.40%) MCP
6 10 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (1.47%) CIPD
7 4 (1.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.73%) MCAD
9 2 (0.73%) MCTS
10 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.37%) PMP
10 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.40%) QA
2 7 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.56%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.47%) TickIT
4 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (26.01%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.30%) vSphere
5 3 (1.10%) XenApp
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (4.40%) SCCM
2 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (2.20%) SCOM
4 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.73%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.37%) DameWare
5 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (17.22%) VMware
2 33 (12.09%) NetApp
3 28 (10.26%) Oracle
4 19 (6.96%) Citrix
5 16 (5.86%) Cisco
6 13 (4.76%) SAP
7 12 (4.40%) HP
7 12 (4.40%) IBM
8 11 (4.03%) Apple
8 11 (4.03%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.30%) Dell
9 9 (3.30%) Telerik
10 7 (2.56%) Altiris
11 6 (2.20%) EMC
11 6 (2.20%) F5
11 6 (2.20%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.20%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.47%) Solace
12 4 (1.47%) StreamBase
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