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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 180 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.98% 26.09% 25.13%
As % of the Vendors category 32.46% 48.39% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 94 169 166
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £33,740
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +18.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
342 372 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.00% 53.91% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 288 325 344
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,875 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 61 £36,250 -4.60% 8
Lutterworth - 15 £30,000 - 2
Loughborough +3 8 £55,000 +155.81%
Hinckley -4 3 £19,000 -53.37%
Market Harborough - 3 £40,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 175 (60.14%) SQL Server
2 151 (51.89%) .NET
3 144 (49.48%) C#
4 120 (41.24%) SQL
5 103 (35.40%) ASP.NET
6 101 (34.71%) MS Excel
6 101 (34.71%) JavaScript
7 98 (33.68%) Windows
8 92 (31.62%) HTML
9 87 (29.90%) CSS
10 79 (27.15%) jQuery
11 71 (24.40%) XML
12 67 (23.02%) Visual Studio
13 65 (22.34%) Web Services
14 62 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 61 (20.96%) Ajax
15 61 (20.96%) SQL Server 2012
16 54 (18.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 53 (18.21%) LINQ
18 51 (17.53%) SOAP
19 49 (16.84%) CRM
19 49 (16.84%) T-SQL
19 49 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 47 (16.15%) XHTML
20 47 (16.15%) Active Directory
21 45 (15.46%) XSLT
22 44 (15.12%) Dynamics CRM
23 39 (13.40%) .NET Framework
23 39 (13.40%) MS Exchange
24 36 (12.37%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (13.40%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.68%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.56%) IIS
4 15 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.78%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.09%) Lync
7 9 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.41%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.37%) Commerce Server
11 3 (1.03%) Node.js
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.69%) CMS
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.34%) WordPress
13 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 101 (34.71%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.00%) MS Office
3 6 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 44 (15.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.69%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.34%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.44%) Office 365
2 5 (1.72%) PaaS
2 5 (1.72%) IaaS
3 4 (1.37%) SaaS
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.03%) ElastiCache
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.25%) Internet
2 23 (7.90%) Firewall
3 19 (6.53%) SAN
4 18 (6.19%) DNS
5 17 (5.84%) WAN
5 17 (5.84%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.78%) LAN
6 11 (3.78%) DHCP
7 7 (2.41%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.06%) Wireless
9 5 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.72%) NetScreen
9 5 (1.72%) VPN
10 4 (1.37%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.03%) MPLS
11 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.34%) PABX
12 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (60.14%) SQL Server
2 62 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (20.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 54 (18.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (5.50%) Relational Database
9 15 (5.15%) Oracle Database
10 14 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (3.78%) MySQL
12 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.72%) OLAP
14 4 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
15 3 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (1.03%) SAP BW
16 2 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 67 (23.02%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.25%) Eclipse
3 17 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.50%) NUnit
5 9 (3.09%) Subversion
6 8 (2.75%) JIRA
7 7 (2.41%) Maven
7 7 (2.41%) Ant
8 5 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.69%) Mocha
10 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.34%) MSTest
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (11.68%) Retail
2 18 (6.19%) Marketing
3 16 (5.50%) Finance
4 14 (4.81%) Advertising
5 8 (2.75%) Back Office
6 5 (1.72%) Electronics
6 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
7 2 (0.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 151 (51.89%) Developer
2 53 (18.21%) Senior Developer
3 44 (15.12%) Web Developer
4 30 (10.31%) Software Developer
5 28 (9.62%) Analyst
6 25 (8.59%) .NET Developer
7 22 (7.56%) CRM Developer
8 21 (7.22%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.84%) C# Developer
10 16 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 15 (5.15%) Consultant
11 15 (5.15%) Senior Web Developer
12 14 (4.81%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (4.12%) IT Support
15 11 (3.78%) Project Manager
16 10 (3.44%) Software Engineer
17 9 (3.09%) Architect
17 9 (3.09%) Technical Engineer
18 8 (2.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (51.89%) .NET
2 103 (35.40%) ASP.NET
3 92 (31.62%) HTML
4 87 (29.90%) CSS
5 79 (27.15%) jQuery
6 71 (24.40%) XML
7 65 (22.34%) Web Services
8 61 (20.96%) Ajax
9 53 (18.21%) LINQ
10 51 (17.53%) SOAP
11 49 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (16.15%) XHTML
13 45 (15.46%) XSLT
14 39 (13.40%) .NET Framework
15 33 (11.34%) XSD
16 29 (9.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 28 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 23 (7.90%) HTML5
19 22 (7.56%) REST
20 21 (7.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.47%) Clustering
2 9 (3.09%) iPhone
3 7 (2.41%) Device Driver
4 6 (2.06%) Tandem
4 6 (2.06%) Smartcard
5 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.03%) Social Media
6 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.03%) W3C
7 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.69%) Open Source
8 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.34%) GIS
8 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.34%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.34%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 98 (33.68%) Windows
2 22 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (6.53%) Linux
4 14 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.47%) Windows XP
6 10 (3.44%) Windows Vista
7 9 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.72%) HPUX
9 5 (1.72%) UNIX
10 4 (1.37%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.84%) CRM
2 36 (12.37%) MVC
3 27 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (7.90%) Project Management
6 21 (7.22%) E-Commerce
7 18 (6.19%) Software Engineering
8 17 (5.84%) Web Development
8 17 (5.84%) Scrum
9 15 (5.15%) ITIL
10 14 (4.81%) UML
10 14 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.47%) Test Scripting
11 13 (4.47%) Waterfall
11 13 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.12%) OO
12 12 (4.12%) Extreme Programming
12 12 (4.12%) Business Analysis
13 11 (3.78%) Web Accessibility
13 11 (3.78%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 144 (49.48%) C#
2 120 (41.24%) SQL
3 101 (34.71%) JavaScript
4 49 (16.84%) T-SQL
5 28 (9.62%) VB.NET
6 17 (5.84%) Java
7 11 (3.78%) VBScript
8 10 (3.44%) C++
8 10 (3.44%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.06%) VB
10 5 (1.72%) PHP
11 4 (1.37%) Python
12 3 (1.03%) VBA
13 1 (0.34%) C
13 1 (0.34%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (10.31%) Degree
2 23 (7.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.75%) MCSE
4 6 (2.06%) MCP
5 5 (1.72%) MCITP
5 5 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.37%) ISEB
7 3 (1.03%) MCTS
7 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) CCNA
8 2 (0.69%) CCNP
8 2 (0.69%) MCSA
8 2 (0.69%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.34%) CCEE
9 1 (0.34%) CCAA
9 1 (0.34%) CRISC
9 1 (0.34%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.44%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.56%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.15%) vSphere
4 10 (3.44%) XenApp
5 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.34%) XenServer
7 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.75%) SCCM
1 8 (2.75%) SCOM
2 7 (2.41%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.34%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (11.34%) VMware
2 19 (6.53%) Oracle
3 18 (6.19%) Citrix
3 18 (6.19%) Cisco
3 18 (6.19%) HP
4 11 (3.78%) SAP
5 10 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.44%) NetApp
6 8 (2.75%) Perforce
7 7 (2.41%) hybris
7 7 (2.41%) Demandware
7 7 (2.41%) Intershop
7 7 (2.41%) Dell
7 7 (2.41%) ATG
8 5 (1.72%) NetSuite
8 5 (1.72%) Altiris
8 5 (1.72%) Siebel
8 5 (1.72%) Apple
9 4 (1.37%) JBoss
9 4 (1.37%) Open-E
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