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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 193 172 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.82% 24.09% 16.28%
As % of the Vendors category 51.47% 47.65% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 165 140 102
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
375 361 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.45% 50.56% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 333 311 234
Average salary £39,000 £35,425 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% +9.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,700 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 134 £42,500 +11.55% 7
Hinckley +3 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Lutterworth - 10 £32,000 -
Loughborough +9 8 £38,000 +8.57%
Market Harborough -15 1 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £22,000 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 252 (60.72%) SQL Server
2 236 (56.87%) .NET
3 215 (51.81%) C#
4 179 (43.13%) SQL
5 177 (42.65%) ASP.NET
6 157 (37.83%) Windows
7 148 (35.66%) HTML
8 143 (34.46%) MS Excel
9 138 (33.25%) CSS
9 138 (33.25%) jQuery
10 115 (27.71%) Ajax
11 114 (27.47%) Visual Studio
12 107 (25.78%) JavaScript
13 103 (24.82%) XML
14 97 (23.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 95 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 95 (22.89%) Active Directory
16 88 (21.20%) XSLT
17 85 (20.48%) SQL Server 2005
18 84 (20.24%) XHTML
19 80 (19.28%) .NET Framework
20 74 (17.83%) LINQ
21 70 (16.87%) MS Exchange
22 66 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
23 65 (15.66%) SQL Server 2012
24 64 (15.42%) T-SQL
25 62 (14.94%) TCP/IP
26 61 (14.70%) Web Services
26 61 (14.70%) MVC
27 60 (14.46%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 70 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 47 (11.33%) IIS
3 38 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (5.78%) SharePoint
6 19 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.61%) Lync
8 10 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (1.93%) CMS
10 7 (1.69%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.69%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.96%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.96%) SAS
13 3 (0.72%) Node.js
13 3 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.48%) Site Server
14 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 143 (34.46%) MS Excel
2 40 (9.64%) MS Office
3 14 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.93%) MS Project
5 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Simulink
6 1 (0.24%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 28 (6.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.17%) SaaS
2 8 (1.93%) IaaS
2 8 (1.93%) PaaS
3 6 (1.45%) Office 365
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.72%) ElastiCache
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.94%) TCP/IP
2 50 (12.05%) DNS
3 38 (9.16%) SAN
4 31 (7.47%) Firewall
5 29 (6.99%) NetScaler
6 25 (6.02%) Internet
7 24 (5.78%) WAN
8 21 (5.06%) Wireless
9 20 (4.82%) LAN
10 11 (2.65%) VoIP
11 10 (2.41%) PBX
11 10 (2.41%) DHCP
12 9 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.20%) Modbus
14 5 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
16 3 (0.72%) Unified Communications
16 3 (0.72%) VPN
16 3 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (60.72%) SQL Server
2 97 (23.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (20.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 65 (15.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (7.47%) Oracle Database
6 21 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.37%) MySQL
8 14 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.20%) ActiveReports
13 5 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.96%) MS Access
14 4 (0.96%) OLAP
15 3 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (27.47%) Visual Studio
2 42 (10.12%) NUnit
3 18 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.93%) Moq
6 7 (1.69%) Subversion
6 7 (1.69%) Maven
6 7 (1.69%) Ant
7 5 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.96%) Toad
8 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (0.48%) Mocha
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.24%) Hudson
10 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 47 (11.33%) Retail
2 32 (7.71%) Marketing
3 23 (5.54%) Finance
4 10 (2.41%) Advertising
5 7 (1.69%) Back Office
6 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.45%) Billing
7 4 (0.96%) Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 186 (44.82%) Developer
2 61 (14.70%) .NET Developer
3 53 (12.77%) Web Developer
4 49 (11.81%) Senior Developer
5 42 (10.12%) Software Developer
6 31 (7.47%) C# Developer
7 28 (6.75%) Systems Engineer
8 25 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 25 (6.02%) Analyst
9 24 (5.78%) Architect
10 23 (5.54%) Senior .NET Developer
11 17 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (3.61%) Software Engineer
12 15 (3.61%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.13%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.13%) Team Leader
15 12 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (2.65%) Network Analyst
16 11 (2.65%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (56.87%) .NET
2 177 (42.65%) ASP.NET
3 148 (35.66%) HTML
4 138 (33.25%) CSS
4 138 (33.25%) jQuery
5 115 (27.71%) Ajax
6 103 (24.82%) XML
7 95 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 88 (21.20%) XSLT
9 84 (20.24%) XHTML
10 80 (19.28%) .NET Framework
11 74 (17.83%) LINQ
12 61 (14.70%) Web Services
13 60 (14.46%) HTML5
14 51 (12.29%) SOAP
15 45 (10.84%) RESTful
16 43 (10.36%) XSD
17 41 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 41 (9.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 38 (9.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.12%) Clustering
2 20 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.89%) Smartcard
4 8 (1.93%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.93%) Biometrics
5 7 (1.69%) iPhone
6 4 (0.96%) Thin Client
6 4 (0.96%) Fat Client
6 4 (0.96%) Social Media
6 4 (0.96%) iPad
7 3 (0.72%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.72%) Social Network
8 2 (0.48%) PMI
8 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.24%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.24%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 157 (37.83%) Windows
2 66 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (12.53%) Linux
4 48 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (10.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.34%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.41%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.93%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.69%) UNIX
10 5 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (1.20%) HPUX
11 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.48%) Android
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (14.70%) MVC
2 58 (13.98%) UML
3 55 (13.25%) Scrum
4 53 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 39 (9.40%) Extreme Programming
6 37 (8.92%) Web Accessibility
6 37 (8.92%) OWASP
7 34 (8.19%) CRM
8 31 (7.47%) Project Management
9 30 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (6.51%) Change Management
12 25 (6.02%) Web Development
12 25 (6.02%) Software Engineering
13 24 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (4.82%) Data Protection
16 17 (4.10%) Incident Management
17 15 (3.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (51.81%) C#
2 179 (43.13%) SQL
3 107 (25.78%) JavaScript
4 64 (15.42%) T-SQL
5 42 (10.12%) PowerShell
6 30 (7.23%) VB.NET
7 27 (6.51%) VBScript
8 20 (4.82%) VB
9 17 (4.10%) PHP
10 14 (3.37%) VBA
11 7 (1.69%) Java
12 6 (1.45%) Delphi
13 5 (1.20%) XAML
14 3 (0.72%) C
14 3 (0.72%) C++
15 2 (0.48%) PowerHouse
16 1 (0.24%) XPath
16 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 54 (13.01%) Degree
2 31 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.34%) MCSE
4 11 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.41%) CCNA
5 10 (2.41%) MCP
6 9 (2.17%) GWAPT
6 9 (2.17%) GPEN
6 9 (2.17%) MCITP
6 9 (2.17%) CEH
6 9 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
6 9 (2.17%) GCIA
6 9 (2.17%) GSEC
6 9 (2.17%) GCFW
6 9 (2.17%) GCWN
7 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.45%) MCTS
9 5 (1.20%) ISEB
10 4 (0.96%) NCDA
10 4 (0.96%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.65%) QA
2 10 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.20%) TickIT
5 4 (0.96%) SLA
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.64%) vSphere
3 33 (7.95%) XenApp
4 25 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 23 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.93%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.72%) XenServer
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) QEMU
9 1 (0.24%) KVM
9 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (9.88%) SCOM
2 25 (6.02%) SCCM
3 10 (2.41%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 59 (14.22%) VMware
1 59 (14.22%) Citrix
2 49 (11.81%) Oracle
3 36 (8.67%) HP
4 34 (8.19%) Cisco
5 29 (6.99%) Dell
6 17 (4.10%) Altiris
7 15 (3.61%) NetApp
8 10 (2.41%) SolarWinds
9 9 (2.17%) Fortinet
10 7 (1.69%) Red Gate
10 7 (1.69%) hybris
10 7 (1.69%) Demandware
10 7 (1.69%) Intershop
10 7 (1.69%) ATG
11 6 (1.45%) Avaya
12 5 (1.20%) Siemens
12 5 (1.20%) Apple
12 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.20%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £26k plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicestershire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Argyll Scott
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Argyll Scott
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum basic + on-call + bonus + shares + pension ++
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Lutterworth, West Midlands
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: 23-30K
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicestershire
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Upto £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, laptop, phone, pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Leicester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + bens inc pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 27 days ago