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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 126 183 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.97% 25.77% 20.06%
As % of the Vendors category 42.00% 58.47% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 96 141 164
Median salary £37,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
300 313 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 47.54% 44.08% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 228 251 328
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,003 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 26 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 26 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 -1 70 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Kegworth -2 17 - -
Coalville +5 15 £23,000 +15.00% 2
Lutterworth - 11 £35,000 -
Market Harborough -16 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 135 (50.19%) MS Excel
2 110 (40.89%) Windows
3 102 (37.92%) SQL Server
4 94 (34.94%) Active Directory
5 89 (33.09%) SQL
6 83 (30.86%) .NET
7 77 (28.62%) C#
8 67 (24.91%) MS Office
9 52 (19.33%) Oracle
9 52 (19.33%) Degree
10 48 (17.84%) ASP.NET
11 46 (17.10%) VMware
12 41 (15.24%) HTML
13 40 (14.87%) CSS
14 36 (13.38%) JavaScript
15 35 (13.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (12.64%) IIS
16 34 (12.64%) ITIL
17 33 (12.27%) Service Delivery
18 32 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (11.90%) Windows Server
18 32 (11.90%) .NET Framework
18 32 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
19 31 (11.52%) MS Exchange
19 31 (11.52%) Finance
20 30 (11.15%) Citrix
20 30 (11.15%) NetApp
20 30 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
21 29 (10.78%) Apple iOS
22 28 (10.41%) SQL Server 2005

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 34 (12.64%) IIS
2 31 (11.52%) MS Exchange
3 18 (6.69%) Skype for Business
4 15 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.72%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.23%) CICS
8 6 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.49%) SAS
10 3 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 135 (50.19%) MS Excel
2 67 (24.91%) MS Office
3 14 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (5.20%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.23%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (1.86%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (1.12%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.72%) Office 365
3 6 (2.23%) IBM PureFlex
3 6 (2.23%) SaaS
4 5 (1.86%) Yammer
5 3 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.74%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.92%) Firewall
2 14 (5.20%) VPN
3 7 (2.60%) DNS
3 7 (2.60%) LAN
4 6 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (2.23%) WAN
5 5 (1.86%) DHCP
5 5 (1.86%) Internet
5 5 (1.86%) VoIP
6 4 (1.49%) Broadband
6 4 (1.49%) SAN
7 3 (1.12%) Intranet
7 3 (1.12%) Skype
7 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.74%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.74%) Junos
8 2 (0.74%) Wireless
9 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (37.92%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (10.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.35%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.60%) DB2
5 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.49%) Power BI
8 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.12%) MS Access
8 3 (1.12%) MySQL
8 3 (1.12%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.74%) KDB
9 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (8.18%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (11.52%) Finance
2 20 (7.43%) Banking
2 20 (7.43%) International Banking
3 19 (7.06%) Legal
4 12 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.09%) Retail
6 7 (2.60%) Marketing
7 6 (2.23%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.49%) French Language
9 4 (1.49%) German Language
9 4 (1.49%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.12%) Front Office
11 2 (0.74%) Billing
11 2 (0.74%) Electronics
12 1 (0.37%) Back Office
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (26.02%) Developer
2 57 (21.19%) Analyst
3 30 (11.15%) C# Developer
4 27 (10.04%) Support Engineer
5 23 (8.55%) Consultant
5 23 (8.55%) Junior
5 23 (8.55%) Service Analyst
5 23 (8.55%) Software Developer
6 21 (7.81%) Junior Developer
7 19 (7.06%) C# Software Developer
8 18 (6.69%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.69%) Active Directory Engineer
8 18 (6.69%) Active Directory Support
8 18 (6.69%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 18 (6.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (6.32%) Team Leader
10 16 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 14 (5.20%) Technical Leader
12 14 (5.20%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (30.86%) .NET
2 48 (17.84%) ASP.NET
3 41 (15.24%) HTML
4 40 (14.87%) CSS
5 32 (11.90%) .NET Framework
6 22 (8.18%) HTML5
7 21 (7.81%) WPF
8 19 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (6.32%) ADO.NET
9 17 (6.32%) Silverlight
10 16 (5.95%) XML
11 13 (4.83%) Web Services
12 10 (3.72%) jQuery
13 9 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (3.35%) SOAP
14 7 (2.60%) REST
15 6 (2.23%) Ajax
16 5 (1.86%) XHTML
16 5 (1.86%) XSD
16 5 (1.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.69%) Smartcard
2 17 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.32%) User Experience
3 16 (5.95%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.60%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.23%) IVR
6 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.12%) PMI
10 2 (0.74%) CMDB
10 2 (0.74%) Life Science
11 1 (0.37%) Clustering
11 1 (0.37%) EPoS
11 1 (0.37%) Health Informatics
11 1 (0.37%) Informatics
11 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 110 (40.89%) Windows
2 32 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 29 (10.78%) Apple iOS
4 25 (9.29%) Windows 7
5 17 (6.32%) Windows 8
6 16 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.58%) Windows XP
8 14 (5.20%) Android
9 12 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.35%) Linux
10 9 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.12%) AIX
11 3 (1.12%) OS/390
11 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.12%) zOS
12 1 (0.37%) Unix
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.01%) Continuous Improvement
2 34 (12.64%) ITIL
3 33 (12.27%) Service Delivery
4 25 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (8.18%) Migration
5 22 (8.18%) MVC
6 21 (7.81%) Line Management
7 20 (7.43%) Business Continuity
7 20 (7.43%) OO
7 20 (7.43%) Unit Testing
8 19 (7.06%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.69%) ERP
9 18 (6.69%) Presales
9 18 (6.69%) Software Deployment
10 17 (6.32%) Supplier Management
11 13 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.83%) CRM
12 12 (4.46%) High Availability
12 12 (4.46%) Web Development
13 10 (3.72%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.09%) SQL
2 77 (28.62%) C#
3 36 (13.38%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.41%) VB.NET
5 26 (9.67%) VBScript
6 19 (7.06%) Java
7 18 (6.69%) Python
8 15 (5.58%) XAML
9 12 (4.46%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.35%) PHP
11 6 (2.23%) COBOL
11 6 (2.23%) JCL
11 6 (2.23%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.12%) C++
12 3 (1.12%) Delphi
12 3 (1.12%) Pascal
12 3 (1.12%) VBA
13 2 (0.74%) C
13 2 (0.74%) Clojure
13 2 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (19.33%) Degree
2 32 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (5.58%) MCSE
5 8 (2.97%) MCSA
6 5 (1.86%) MCP
7 4 (1.49%) MCDST
8 3 (1.12%) CIPD
8 3 (1.12%) MCAD
8 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 94 (34.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.20%) vSphere
3 10 (3.72%) XenApp
4 7 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (2.23%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (19.33%) Oracle
2 46 (17.10%) VMware
3 30 (11.15%) Citrix
3 30 (11.15%) NetApp
4 19 (7.06%) IBM
5 16 (5.95%) Telerik
6 13 (4.83%) Apple
7 10 (3.72%) Cisco
8 9 (3.35%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.35%) SAP
9 6 (2.23%) F5
9 6 (2.23%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.23%) MobileIron
9 6 (2.23%) Sage
10 5 (1.86%) Sun
11 4 (1.49%) Adobe
11 4 (1.49%) HP
11 4 (1.49%) Symantec
12 3 (1.12%) Lotus
13 2 (0.74%) Juniper
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