The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leicestershire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 137 185 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.24% 27.13% 22.78%
As % of the Vendors category 37.33% 49.33% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 117 165 155
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £22,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
367 375 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.15% 54.99% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 315 317 315
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
East Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -4 91 £40,000 +5.26% 15
Lutterworth - 12 £32,250 - 4
Loughborough +4 8 £55,000 +205.55% 1
Hinckley -5 3 £19,000 -58.69%
Market Harborough - 3 £22,500 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 - -
Melton Mowbray - 1 £26,500 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 205 (61.38%) SQL Server
2 191 (57.19%) .NET
3 183 (54.79%) C#
4 145 (43.41%) SQL
5 136 (40.72%) ASP.NET
6 127 (38.02%) HTML
7 122 (36.53%) CSS
8 120 (35.93%) JavaScript
9 112 (33.53%) Windows
10 111 (33.23%) MS Excel
11 109 (32.63%) jQuery
12 97 (29.04%) XML
13 92 (27.54%) Visual Studio
14 86 (25.75%) Ajax
15 78 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 76 (22.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 75 (22.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 75 (22.46%) Web Services
18 71 (21.26%) XSLT
19 68 (20.36%) SQL Server 2005
20 67 (20.06%) XHTML
21 65 (19.46%) LINQ
22 63 (18.86%) T-SQL
23 60 (17.96%) SOAP
24 54 (16.17%) Active Directory
25 49 (14.67%) MS Exchange
25 49 (14.67%) MVC
26 48 (14.37%) .NET Framework
27 44 (13.17%) XSD
28 42 (12.57%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 49 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 34 (10.18%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.19%) IIS
4 17 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.29%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.40%) Lync
8 7 (2.10%) CMS
8 7 (2.10%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.20%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.90%) Node.js
12 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.30%) Apache
13 1 (0.30%) Site Server
13 1 (0.30%) WordPress
13 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 111 (33.23%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.28%) MS Office
3 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (11.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.80%) Office 365
2 5 (1.50%) IaaS
2 5 (1.50%) PaaS
3 4 (1.20%) SaaS
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.90%) ElastiCache
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.78%) DNS
2 25 (7.49%) Internet
3 23 (6.89%) SAN
3 23 (6.89%) Firewall
4 21 (6.29%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.39%) WAN
6 12 (3.59%) Wireless
7 11 (3.29%) NetScaler
8 10 (2.99%) DHCP
8 10 (2.99%) LAN
9 5 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (1.20%) NetScreen
11 3 (0.90%) PBX
11 3 (0.90%) VoIP
11 3 (0.90%) VPN
12 2 (0.60%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.60%) MPLS
12 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (61.38%) SQL Server
2 78 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (22.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 68 (20.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (5.39%) MySQL
8 18 (5.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (4.79%) Relational Database
10 14 (4.19%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.50%) OLAP
13 3 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.90%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (27.54%) Visual Studio
2 31 (9.28%) NUnit
3 24 (7.19%) Eclipse
4 20 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.40%) JIRA
5 8 (2.40%) Subversion
6 7 (2.10%) Maven
6 7 (2.10%) Ant
7 5 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.60%) Mocha
8 2 (0.60%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.30%) Hudson
9 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
General
1 36 (10.78%) Retail
2 22 (6.59%) Marketing
3 14 (4.19%) Finance
3 14 (4.19%) Advertising
4 7 (2.10%) Back Office
5 5 (1.50%) Electronics
5 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.60%) Publishing
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 183 (54.79%) Developer
2 61 (18.26%) Senior Developer
3 56 (16.77%) Web Developer
4 43 (12.87%) .NET Developer
5 36 (10.78%) Software Developer
6 24 (7.19%) Analyst
7 22 (6.59%) CRM Developer
8 20 (5.99%) Support Engineer
9 19 (5.69%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.79%) Senior Web Developer
10 16 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 15 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.19%) Senior Software Developer
12 14 (4.19%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (2.99%) Software Engineer
14 10 (2.99%) Consultant
14 10 (2.99%) SQL Developer
14 10 (2.99%) Network Analyst
14 10 (2.99%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (57.19%) .NET
2 136 (40.72%) ASP.NET
3 127 (38.02%) HTML
4 122 (36.53%) CSS
5 109 (32.63%) jQuery
6 97 (29.04%) XML
7 86 (25.75%) Ajax
8 75 (22.46%) Web Services
8 75 (22.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 71 (21.26%) XSLT
10 67 (20.06%) XHTML
11 65 (19.46%) LINQ
12 60 (17.96%) SOAP
13 48 (14.37%) .NET Framework
14 44 (13.17%) XSD
15 41 (12.28%) HTML5
16 38 (11.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 38 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 31 (9.28%) CSS3
18 23 (6.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.99%) Clustering
2 9 (2.69%) iPhone
3 7 (2.10%) Device Driver
4 6 (1.80%) Tandem
4 6 (1.80%) Smartcard
5 3 (0.90%) W3C
5 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.90%) Social Media
6 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.30%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.30%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.30%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.30%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.30%) PMI
6 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.30%) GIS
6 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 112 (33.53%) Windows
2 28 (8.38%) Linux
3 27 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.29%) Windows XP
6 10 (2.99%) Windows Vista
7 9 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.10%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.80%) UNIX
10 5 (1.50%) HPUX
11 3 (0.90%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (14.67%) MVC
2 42 (12.57%) CRM
3 37 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (10.18%) E-Commerce
5 33 (9.88%) Scrum
6 27 (8.08%) Web Development
7 24 (7.19%) UML
8 22 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (6.59%) Extreme Programming
9 21 (6.29%) OWASP
9 21 (6.29%) Web Accessibility
10 19 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (5.39%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.39%) Project Management
12 16 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.49%) Waterfall
14 13 (3.89%) Change Management
14 13 (3.89%) Test Scripting
15 12 (3.59%) OO
15 12 (3.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 183 (54.79%) C#
2 145 (43.41%) SQL
3 120 (35.93%) JavaScript
4 63 (18.86%) T-SQL
5 31 (9.28%) VB.NET
6 16 (4.79%) VB
6 16 (4.79%) Java
7 13 (3.89%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.29%) VBScript
8 11 (3.29%) PHP
9 10 (2.99%) C++
9 10 (2.99%) VBA
10 3 (0.90%) Python
11 1 (0.30%) XAML
11 1 (0.30%) XPath
11 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (8.08%) Degree
2 22 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.40%) MCSE
4 7 (2.10%) MCP
5 6 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.50%) MCITP
6 5 (1.50%) CCNA
7 4 (1.20%) ISEB
8 3 (0.90%) MCTS
9 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.60%) NCDA
9 2 (0.60%) NCIE
9 2 (0.60%) GWAPT
9 2 (0.60%) GPEN
9 2 (0.60%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.60%) GCIA
9 2 (0.60%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.89%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (16.17%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.99%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.39%) vSphere
5 14 (4.19%) XenApp
6 4 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.30%) XenServer
8 1 (0.30%) QEMU
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (3.59%) SCOM
2 11 (3.29%) SCCM
3 10 (2.99%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (11.08%) VMware
2 25 (7.49%) Citrix
3 24 (7.19%) Cisco
4 21 (6.29%) HP
5 18 (5.39%) Oracle
6 14 (4.19%) NetApp
7 11 (3.29%) SAP
7 11 (3.29%) Dell
8 10 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.40%) Perforce
10 7 (2.10%) ATG
10 7 (2.10%) hybris
10 7 (2.10%) Demandware
10 7 (2.10%) Altiris
10 7 (2.10%) Intershop
11 5 (1.50%) NetSuite
11 5 (1.50%) Siebel
11 5 (1.50%) Apple
11 5 (1.50%) Avaya
12 4 (1.20%) JBoss
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, great environment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Upto £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum basic + benefits as outlined in vacancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum basic + excellent benefits as outlined below
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Leicester, Stamford, Spalding,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £44,000 per annum + annual bonus + pension + other great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 9 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, bonus 8%
Posted: 15 days ago