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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 187 189 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.08% 20.04% 23.60%
As % of the Vendors category 59.37% 51.50% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 142 165 141
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £28,250 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
315 367 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.93% 38.92% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 250 326 311
Average salary £42,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.32% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +6 133 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Kegworth - 22 £14,000 -
Hinckley +2 8 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Loughborough -3 2 £43,750 +9.37%
Market Harborough +12 1 £30,000 +57.89%
Melton Mowbray -2 1 £18,000 -32.07%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -3 1 £37,000 +68.18%
Coalville - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 136 (41.72%) SQL Server
2 124 (38.04%) Windows
3 110 (33.74%) MS Excel
4 108 (33.13%) C#
5 98 (30.06%) .NET
6 91 (27.91%) MS Exchange
7 81 (24.85%) SQL
8 77 (23.62%) Active Directory
9 72 (22.09%) ASP.NET
10 69 (21.17%) JavaScript
11 66 (20.25%) HTML
12 60 (18.40%) VMware
13 59 (18.10%) CSS
13 59 (18.10%) Web Services
14 57 (17.48%) jQuery
15 56 (17.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 56 (17.18%) SQL Server 2005
15 56 (17.18%) XML
16 55 (16.87%) Cisco
17 53 (16.26%) Change Management
17 53 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
18 51 (15.64%) Hyper-V
18 51 (15.64%) .NET Framework
19 50 (15.34%) Clustering
20 49 (15.03%) T-SQL
21 48 (14.72%) IIS
21 48 (14.72%) TCP/IP
21 48 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
22 46 (14.11%) MS Office
23 44 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 91 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 48 (14.72%) IIS
3 18 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.37%) Lync
6 7 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.61%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 110 (33.74%) MS Excel
2 46 (14.11%) MS Office
3 13 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.15%) MS Project
5 5 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.84%) Sage 200
2 6 (1.84%) Sage CRM
3 5 (1.53%) Primavera
4 4 (1.23%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.92%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.53%) Office 365
2 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.72%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.83%) SAN
3 17 (5.21%) Firewall
4 13 (3.99%) VoIP
5 12 (3.68%) Internet
6 11 (3.37%) PBX
7 10 (3.07%) Unified Communications
8 9 (2.76%) WAN
9 8 (2.45%) DNS
9 8 (2.45%) CTI
10 6 (1.84%) LAN
11 5 (1.53%) PABX
12 4 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.23%) Wireless
13 3 (0.92%) VPN
13 3 (0.92%) VLAN
14 2 (0.61%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (0.31%) Network Security
15 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (41.72%) SQL Server
2 56 (17.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 44 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (12.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.61%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.61%) MS Access
8 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.31%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.31%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (0.31%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 11 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.61%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.31%) NUnit
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) Selenium
4 1 (0.31%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (9.20%) Finance
2 25 (7.67%) Banking
2 25 (7.67%) Retail
3 16 (4.91%) International Banking
4 13 (3.99%) Marketing
5 10 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.23%) Publishing
6 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.23%) Automotive
6 4 (1.23%) Local Government
7 3 (0.92%) Back Office
8 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.61%) Games
8 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 2 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (25.77%) Developer
2 64 (19.63%) Analyst
3 41 (12.58%) Software Developer
4 39 (11.96%) Systems Engineer
5 33 (10.12%) Senior Developer
6 27 (8.28%) Senior Software Developer
6 27 (8.28%) Network Manager
7 24 (7.36%) Software Engineer
8 23 (7.06%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (5.83%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 19 (5.83%) Service Analyst
10 17 (5.21%) Network Engineer
10 17 (5.21%) Web Developer
10 17 (5.21%) Security Engineer
11 13 (3.99%) Senior Security Engineer
12 12 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.37%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.07%) Technical Analyst
15 9 (2.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (30.06%) .NET
2 72 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 66 (20.25%) HTML
4 59 (18.10%) CSS
4 59 (18.10%) Web Services
5 57 (17.48%) jQuery
6 56 (17.18%) XML
7 51 (15.64%) .NET Framework
8 42 (12.88%) SOAP
9 40 (12.27%) XSD
9 40 (12.27%) XSLT
9 40 (12.27%) Ajax
10 38 (11.66%) XHTML
11 32 (9.82%) WCF
12 31 (9.51%) WPF
13 22 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (6.13%) CSS3
15 17 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (5.21%) Entity Framework
15 17 (5.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.34%) Clustering
2 27 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.84%) Graphic Design
5 6 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.23%) PMI
8 3 (0.92%) EPoS
8 3 (0.92%) NHS
8 3 (0.92%) User Experience
9 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.61%) VLE
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.31%) MPEG
10 1 (0.31%) iSeries
10 1 (0.31%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
10 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 124 (38.04%) Windows
2 56 (17.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (8.90%) Linux
5 12 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.53%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.23%) UNIX
9 3 (0.92%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) Debian
11 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.26%) Change Management
2 41 (12.58%) Incident Management
3 40 (12.27%) Problem Management
4 39 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (8.90%) Data Protection
7 28 (8.59%) Software Engineering
8 27 (8.28%) Automated Testing
9 24 (7.36%) Unit Testing
10 23 (7.06%) SDLC
11 22 (6.75%) Use Case
11 22 (6.75%) MVC
12 21 (6.44%) ITIL
13 20 (6.13%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.21%) CRM
14 17 (5.21%) Project Management
14 17 (5.21%) Web Development
15 12 (3.68%) Service Delivery
16 11 (3.37%) Service Management
16 11 (3.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 108 (33.13%) C#
2 81 (24.85%) SQL
3 69 (21.17%) JavaScript
4 49 (15.03%) T-SQL
5 33 (10.12%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.83%) VB.NET
7 13 (3.99%) Java
8 8 (2.45%) VB
9 7 (2.15%) VBA
10 3 (0.92%) C
10 3 (0.92%) VBScript
11 2 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.61%) Python
11 2 (0.61%) XPath
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) RPG
Qualifications
1 26 (7.98%) Degree
2 17 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.37%) MCP
4 9 (2.76%) MCSE
4 9 (2.76%) PMP
4 9 (2.76%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.23%) MCTS
6 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (0.61%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MCSA
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) CCDP
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.51%) SLA
2 23 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (7.06%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.07%) QA
4 4 (1.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 77 (23.62%) Active Directory
2 51 (15.64%) Hyper-V
3 48 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.23%) XenApp
4 4 (1.23%) Firmware
4 4 (1.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) vCloud
6 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (10.12%) SCCM
2 19 (5.83%) SCOM
3 5 (1.53%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (1.53%) DameWare
4 3 (0.92%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.61%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (18.40%) VMware
2 55 (16.87%) Cisco
3 40 (12.27%) Citrix
4 38 (11.66%) HP
4 38 (11.66%) Dell
5 37 (11.35%) NetApp
6 28 (8.59%) Altiris
7 22 (6.75%) IBM
8 18 (5.52%) EMC
9 15 (4.60%) Oracle
10 11 (3.37%) SAP
11 6 (1.84%) Sage
11 6 (1.84%) Remedy
12 5 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.53%) Sybase
13 4 (1.23%) Cognos
13 4 (1.23%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.23%) Planview
14 3 (0.92%) Infor
14 3 (0.92%) Google
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, BUPA membership
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Cash allowance, Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Training, Pension & Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Leicester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago