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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 136 185 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.15% 27.45% 22.69%
As % of the Vendors category 36.56% 49.73% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 116 165 152
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
372 372 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.71% 55.19% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 320 313 314
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 £26,500 £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 29 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 29 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% 12
Lutterworth - 13 £32,000 - 1
Loughborough +2 9 £55,000 +155.81% 1
Hinckley -3 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 29 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.

1 206 (61.49%) SQL Server
2 190 (56.72%) .NET
3 181 (54.03%) C#
4 143 (42.69%) SQL
5 135 (40.30%) ASP.NET
6 126 (37.61%) HTML
7 122 (36.42%) CSS
8 120 (35.82%) JavaScript
9 111 (33.13%) Windows
9 111 (33.13%) MS Excel
10 109 (32.54%) jQuery
11 97 (28.96%) XML
12 91 (27.16%) Visual Studio
13 85 (25.37%) Ajax
14 77 (22.99%) SQL Server 2008
15 75 (22.39%) SQL Server 2012
15 75 (22.39%) Web Services
16 74 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 70 (20.90%) XSLT
18 67 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 66 (19.70%) XHTML
20 64 (19.10%) LINQ
21 62 (18.51%) T-SQL
22 60 (17.91%) SOAP
23 54 (16.12%) Active Directory
24 50 (14.93%) MVC
25 49 (14.63%) MS Exchange
26 47 (14.03%) .NET Framework
27 43 (12.84%) CRM
27 43 (12.84%) XSD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 34 (10.15%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.16%) IIS
4 17 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.28%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.39%) Lync
8 7 (2.09%) CMS
8 7 (2.09%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.19%) 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 (33.13%) MS Excel
2 32 (9.55%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) 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 39 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) Office 365
2 5 (1.49%) IaaS
2 5 (1.49%) PaaS
3 4 (1.19%) 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 (7.76%) DNS
2 25 (7.46%) Internet
3 23 (6.87%) SAN
3 23 (6.87%) Firewall
4 21 (6.27%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.37%) WAN
6 12 (3.58%) Wireless
7 11 (3.28%) NetScaler
8 10 (2.99%) DHCP
8 10 (2.99%) LAN
9 5 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.19%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (1.19%) 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
1 206 (61.49%) SQL Server
2 77 (22.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (22.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 67 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (8.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (5.67%) MySQL
7 19 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (5.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (4.78%) Relational Database
10 14 (4.18%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.49%) 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 91 (27.16%) Visual Studio
2 30 (8.96%) NUnit
3 24 (7.16%) Eclipse
4 20 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.39%) JIRA
5 8 (2.39%) Subversion
6 7 (2.09%) Maven
6 7 (2.09%) Ant
7 5 (1.49%) 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 (10.75%) Retail
2 22 (6.57%) Marketing
3 15 (4.48%) Finance
4 14 (4.18%) Advertising
5 7 (2.09%) Back Office
6 5 (1.49%) Electronics
6 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Publishing
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 183 (54.63%) Developer
2 61 (18.21%) Senior Developer
3 56 (16.72%) Web Developer
4 42 (12.54%) .NET Developer
5 36 (10.75%) Software Developer
6 24 (7.16%) Analyst
7 22 (6.57%) CRM Developer
8 20 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.97%) C# Developer
9 16 (4.78%) Senior Web Developer
9 16 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 15 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (4.18%) Senior Software Developer
12 13 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.28%) Consultant
14 10 (2.99%) Software Engineer
14 10 (2.99%) SQL Developer
14 10 (2.99%) Network Analyst
14 10 (2.99%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (56.72%) .NET
2 135 (40.30%) ASP.NET
3 126 (37.61%) HTML
4 122 (36.42%) CSS
5 109 (32.54%) jQuery
6 97 (28.96%) XML
7 85 (25.37%) Ajax
8 75 (22.39%) Web Services
9 74 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 70 (20.90%) XSLT
11 66 (19.70%) XHTML
12 64 (19.10%) LINQ
13 60 (17.91%) SOAP
14 47 (14.03%) .NET Framework
15 43 (12.84%) XSD
16 41 (12.24%) HTML5
17 37 (11.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 37 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 31 (9.25%) CSS3
19 24 (7.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.97%) Clustering
2 9 (2.69%) iPhone
3 7 (2.09%) Device Driver
4 6 (1.79%) Tandem
4 6 (1.79%) Smartcard
5 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.90%) Social Media
6 3 (0.90%) W3C
7 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.30%) GIS
8 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.30%) PMI
8 1 (0.30%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.30%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.30%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.30%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (33.13%) Windows
2 28 (8.36%) Linux
3 27 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 10 (2.99%) Windows Vista
7 9 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.09%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.79%) UNIX
10 5 (1.49%) HPUX
11 3 (0.90%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.93%) MVC
2 43 (12.84%) CRM
3 36 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.85%) E-Commerce
5 32 (9.55%) Scrum
6 28 (8.36%) Web Development
7 24 (7.16%) UML
8 23 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (6.57%) Extreme Programming
10 21 (6.27%) OWASP
10 21 (6.27%) Web Accessibility
11 19 (5.67%) Software Engineering
11 19 (5.67%) Project Management
12 18 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.18%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.88%) Change Management
15 13 (3.88%) Test Scripting
16 12 (3.58%) OO
16 12 (3.58%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 181 (54.03%) C#
2 143 (42.69%) SQL
3 120 (35.82%) JavaScript
4 62 (18.51%) T-SQL
5 31 (9.25%) VB.NET
6 16 (4.78%) Java
7 15 (4.48%) VB
8 13 (3.88%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.28%) VBScript
9 11 (3.28%) PHP
10 10 (2.99%) C++
10 10 (2.99%) VBA
11 3 (0.90%) Python
12 1 (0.30%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.30%) XAML
12 1 (0.30%) XPath
12 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (8.06%) Degree
2 22 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.39%) MCSE
4 7 (2.09%) MCP
5 6 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.49%) MCITP
6 5 (1.49%) CCNA
7 4 (1.19%) 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 12 (3.58%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (16.12%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.37%) vSphere
5 14 (4.18%) XenApp
6 4 (1.19%) 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 (3.58%) SCOM
2 11 (3.28%) SCCM
3 10 (2.99%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (11.04%) VMware
2 25 (7.46%) Citrix
3 24 (7.16%) Cisco
4 21 (6.27%) HP
5 18 (5.37%) Oracle
6 14 (4.18%) NetApp
7 11 (3.28%) SAP
7 11 (3.28%) Dell
8 10 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.39%) Perforce
10 7 (2.09%) ATG
10 7 (2.09%) hybris
10 7 (2.09%) Demandware
10 7 (2.09%) Altiris
10 7 (2.09%) Intershop
11 5 (1.49%) NetSuite
11 5 (1.49%) Siebel
11 5 (1.49%) Apple
11 5 (1.49%) Avaya
12 4 (1.19%) JBoss
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