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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 140 131 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.06% 13.91% 27.45%
As % of the Vendors category 41.79% 36.19% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 100 111 168
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
335 362 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 47.99% 38.43% 54.45%
Number of salaries quoted 241 307 315
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +3 86 £38,250 -4.37% 8
Kegworth - 29 £14,000 -
Market Harborough +8 2 £23,500 +4.44%
Coalville - 2 £20,000 -
Hinckley +2 1 £42,500 +123.68%
Loughborough 0 1 £29,000 -47.27%
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (43.17%) MS Excel
2 126 (40.00%) Windows
3 110 (34.92%) SQL Server
4 93 (29.52%) .NET
5 91 (28.89%) C#
6 77 (24.44%) SQL
7 70 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 69 (21.90%) MS Exchange
9 67 (21.27%) MS Office
10 62 (19.68%) JavaScript
11 60 (19.05%) Active Directory
12 58 (18.41%) HTML
13 55 (17.46%) CSS
14 54 (17.14%) jQuery
15 51 (16.19%) SQL Server 2005
15 51 (16.19%) VMware
16 49 (15.56%) Web Services
17 48 (15.24%) XML
17 48 (15.24%) T-SQL
18 44 (13.97%) SLA
19 43 (13.65%) Banking
19 43 (13.65%) Change Management
19 43 (13.65%) .NET Framework
20 41 (13.02%) Cisco
21 40 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
21 40 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
22 37 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
23 36 (11.43%) NetApp
24 35 (11.11%) SOAP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 69 (21.90%) MS Exchange
2 30 (9.52%) IIS
3 21 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.86%) Lync
6 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 136 (43.17%) MS Excel
2 67 (21.27%) MS Office
3 14 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.86%) MS Project
5 8 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 9 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.90%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.90%) Primavera
3 5 (1.59%) Sage 200
3 5 (1.59%) Sage CRM
4 4 (1.27%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.63%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.32%) Lawson
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.27%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.27%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 26 (8.25%) SAN
3 18 (5.71%) VoIP
4 13 (4.13%) Firewall
5 12 (3.81%) PBX
6 10 (3.17%) Internet
6 10 (3.17%) Unified Communications
7 8 (2.54%) CTI
7 8 (2.54%) WAN
8 7 (2.22%) LAN
9 5 (1.59%) Wireless
10 4 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.27%) VPN
11 3 (0.95%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.95%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.63%) VLAN
12 2 (0.63%) DNS
12 2 (0.63%) SSL
12 2 (0.63%) MPLS
13 1 (0.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 40 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.95%) MS Access
8 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.63%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.32%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (0.32%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.63%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.63%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.63%) JIRA
3 2 (0.63%) Selenium
3 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.32%) NUnit
4 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.32%) MSTest
4 1 (0.32%) Moq
General
1 43 (13.65%) Banking
2 32 (10.16%) Retail
3 30 (9.52%) International Banking
3 30 (9.52%) Finance
4 20 (6.35%) Marketing
5 12 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.59%) Publishing
6 5 (1.59%) French Language
7 3 (0.95%) German Language
7 3 (0.95%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.95%) Automotive
7 3 (0.95%) Advertising
7 3 (0.95%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (29.84%) Analyst
2 74 (23.49%) Developer
3 31 (9.84%) Software Developer
4 29 (9.21%) Senior Developer
4 29 (9.21%) Service Analyst
5 28 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
7 22 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 22 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
8 18 (5.71%) Network Manager
9 15 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 15 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.81%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (3.49%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.49%) MI Analyst
12 10 (3.17%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (3.17%) Security Engineer
12 10 (3.17%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (29.52%) .NET
2 70 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 58 (18.41%) HTML
4 55 (17.46%) CSS
5 54 (17.14%) jQuery
6 49 (15.56%) Web Services
7 48 (15.24%) XML
8 43 (13.65%) .NET Framework
9 35 (11.11%) SOAP
10 31 (9.84%) Ajax
11 30 (9.52%) XSD
11 30 (9.52%) XSLT
12 29 (9.21%) XHTML
13 23 (7.30%) WPF
14 18 (5.71%) WCF
15 16 (5.08%) CSS3
16 15 (4.76%) Entity Framework
17 11 (3.49%) HTML5
18 9 (2.86%) LINQ
18 9 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.79%) Clustering
3 13 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.90%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.90%) EPoS
8 5 (1.59%) NHS
8 5 (1.59%) PMI
9 3 (0.95%) Social Media
10 2 (0.63%) FMCG
10 2 (0.63%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.63%) BYOD
11 1 (0.32%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) iSeries
11 1 (0.32%) iPad
11 1 (0.32%) CMDB
11 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 126 (40.00%) Windows
2 40 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (6.98%) Linux
4 13 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.54%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.95%) UNIX
7 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.32%) Android
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.65%) Change Management
2 31 (9.84%) ITIL
2 31 (9.84%) Incident Management
3 28 (8.89%) Problem Management
4 26 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (7.30%) Project Management
6 22 (6.98%) MVC
7 20 (6.35%) CRM
8 19 (6.03%) Software Engineering
9 18 (5.71%) Web Development
9 18 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 18 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.40%) Data Protection
11 16 (5.08%) Automated Testing
12 15 (4.76%) SDLC
13 14 (4.44%) PRINCE2
14 13 (4.13%) Service Management
14 13 (4.13%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 91 (28.89%) C#
2 77 (24.44%) SQL
3 62 (19.68%) JavaScript
4 48 (15.24%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.35%) Java
6 17 (5.40%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.08%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.13%) VBA
9 5 (1.59%) VB
9 5 (1.59%) PHP
10 3 (0.95%) C
11 2 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) RPG
12 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (11.11%) Degree
2 21 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.03%) MCP
4 14 (4.44%) MCSE
5 13 (4.13%) PMP
5 13 (4.13%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.95%) MCTS
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.95%) CCNP
10 2 (0.63%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.32%) CCNA
11 1 (0.32%) CCDP
11 1 (0.32%) MCSA
11 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.97%) SLA
2 16 (5.08%) QA
3 13 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.59%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (10.48%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.17%) vSphere
5 4 (1.27%) XenApp
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.32%) vCloud
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.71%) SCCM
2 13 (4.13%) SCOM
3 5 (1.59%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (1.59%) DameWare
4 4 (1.27%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 51 (16.19%) VMware
2 41 (13.02%) Cisco
3 36 (11.43%) NetApp
4 33 (10.48%) HP
5 31 (9.84%) Citrix
6 27 (8.57%) Dell
7 22 (6.98%) Oracle
8 18 (5.71%) SAP
9 16 (5.08%) IBM
10 15 (4.76%) Altiris
11 12 (3.81%) Remedy
11 12 (3.81%) EMC
12 10 (3.17%) Sybase
13 6 (1.90%) Google
14 5 (1.59%) Planview
14 5 (1.59%) Telerik
14 5 (1.59%) Sage
15 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.27%) CA
15 4 (1.27%) Epicor
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £16,702 per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £41500 - £47500 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicester
Land Registry
Salary: £22,000 - 24,128 per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23500.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Merton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago