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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 136 214 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.48% 25.57% 18.91%
As % of the Vendors category 47.39% 51.32% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 104 180 127
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
287 417 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 41.12% 49.82% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 200 353 262
Average salary £41,066 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,583
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +1 91 £42,000 +10.52% 11
Loughborough +9 13 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Hinckley +5 6 £28,000 -3.44%
Lutterworth +3 2 £24,500 -51.00%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -7 2 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Kegworth - 2 - -
Market Harborough -1 1 £35,000 -8.49%
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 102 (40.64%) SQL Server
2 96 (38.25%) Windows
3 83 (33.07%) C#
4 82 (32.67%) .NET
5 80 (31.87%) MS Excel
6 65 (25.90%) MS Exchange
7 55 (21.91%) Active Directory
8 53 (21.12%) SQL
9 52 (20.72%) JavaScript
10 49 (19.52%) HTML
11 48 (19.12%) ASP.NET
12 45 (17.93%) VMware
13 40 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (14.34%) Hyper-V
15 36 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (14.34%) CSS
15 36 (14.34%) MS Office
16 35 (13.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (13.15%) jQuery
17 33 (13.15%) IIS
18 30 (11.95%) Clustering
18 30 (11.95%) Web Services
18 30 (11.95%) .NET Framework
19 29 (11.55%) XML
19 29 (11.55%) Cisco
20 28 (11.16%) MVC
20 28 (11.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (10.76%) Project Management
21 27 (10.76%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 65 (25.90%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.15%) IIS
3 27 (10.76%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.78%) Lync
5 10 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.20%) CMS
9 2 (0.80%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.40%) SAS
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 80 (31.87%) MS Excel
2 36 (14.34%) MS Office
3 9 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.80%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.59%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.37%) Office 365
2 7 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.76%) TCP/IP
2 26 (10.36%) Firewall
3 22 (8.76%) Internet
4 16 (6.37%) WAN
4 16 (6.37%) DNS
5 13 (5.18%) LAN
6 11 (4.38%) SAN
7 9 (3.59%) Unified Communications
7 9 (3.59%) VPN
8 8 (3.19%) Wireless
9 6 (2.39%) PBX
9 6 (2.39%) PABX
10 4 (1.59%) DHCP
11 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.80%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.80%) CTI
12 2 (0.80%) VoIP
12 2 (0.80%) VLAN
13 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (40.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.39%) MySQL
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) Informix
9 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (2.39%) NUnit
1 6 (2.39%) Subversion
1 6 (2.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (1.20%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.20%) MSTest
3 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 21 (8.37%) Retail
2 16 (6.37%) Finance
3 8 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.39%) Local Government
5 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.20%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Automotive
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (24.70%) Developer
2 45 (17.93%) Analyst
3 32 (12.75%) Systems Engineer
4 20 (7.97%) Software Developer
5 18 (7.17%) Support Analyst
5 18 (7.17%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.17%) C# Developer
6 16 (6.37%) Software Engineer
7 15 (5.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 15 (5.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (5.58%) Technical Analyst
8 14 (5.58%) Network Manager
8 14 (5.58%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (5.18%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.78%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.38%) Junior
11 11 (4.38%) Junior Developer
12 10 (3.98%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (32.67%) .NET
2 49 (19.52%) HTML
3 48 (19.12%) ASP.NET
4 36 (14.34%) CSS
5 33 (13.15%) jQuery
6 30 (11.95%) Web Services
6 30 (11.95%) .NET Framework
7 29 (11.55%) XML
8 28 (11.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (10.36%) XSLT
10 25 (9.96%) WCF
10 25 (9.96%) Ajax
11 23 (9.16%) WPF
11 23 (9.16%) LINQ
12 22 (8.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (5.98%) XSD
14 14 (5.58%) HTML5
14 14 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (4.78%) XHTML
15 12 (4.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.95%) Clustering
2 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.79%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.79%) iSeries
5 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.99%) IVR
6 5 (1.99%) Tandem
7 3 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.20%) Open Source
7 3 (1.20%) MPEG
8 2 (0.80%) VLE
8 2 (0.80%) NHS
8 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (38.25%) Windows
2 38 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (13.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (10.36%) Linux
5 11 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.19%) UNIX
7 6 (2.39%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (11.16%) MVC
3 27 (10.76%) Project Management
4 23 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (8.76%) Software Engineering
6 20 (7.97%) Change Management
6 20 (7.97%) Problem Management
7 19 (7.57%) Incident Management
7 19 (7.57%) Data Protection
8 17 (6.77%) Unit Testing
8 17 (6.77%) Automated Testing
9 15 (5.98%) CRM
10 14 (5.58%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.58%) ERP
10 14 (5.58%) Use Case
11 13 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.78%) Web Development
12 12 (4.78%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.78%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 83 (33.07%) C#
2 53 (21.12%) SQL
3 52 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.76%) PowerShell
5 18 (7.17%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 14 (5.58%) VB
8 8 (3.19%) VBScript
9 6 (2.39%) Python
10 5 (1.99%) C
10 5 (1.99%) C++
11 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.20%) XPath
12 3 (1.20%) Java
12 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.80%) PHP
14 1 (0.40%) VBA
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (7.17%) Degree
2 9 (3.59%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.59%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (1.20%) CIPD
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.80%) MCSE
5 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
6 1 (0.40%) MCITP
6 1 (0.40%) MCSA
6 1 (0.40%) CCSP
6 1 (0.40%) CCNP
6 1 (0.40%) CCIP
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.40%) CCDA
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.38%) QA
2 9 (3.59%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (21.91%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (14.34%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.98%) XenApp
5 4 (1.59%) Firmware
6 3 (1.20%) vSphere
7 2 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (9.56%) SCCM
2 15 (5.98%) SCOM
3 4 (1.59%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.59%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.20%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) DameWare
Vendors
1 45 (17.93%) VMware
2 29 (11.55%) Cisco
3 25 (9.96%) Citrix
4 22 (8.76%) HP
5 19 (7.57%) Dell
6 18 (7.17%) Altiris
7 16 (6.37%) Oracle
8 14 (5.58%) NetApp
9 7 (2.79%) EMC
9 7 (2.79%) IBM
10 5 (1.99%) SAP
10 5 (1.99%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.99%) Sage
11 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.20%) AccuRev
13 2 (0.80%) Apple
13 2 (0.80%) Avaya
13 2 (0.80%) Open-E
13 2 (0.80%) Tableau
14 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £39,000 per annum + oncall, bonus (c15%), pension, other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £4100 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
VIQU
Salary: £24k - 30k per year + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Fantastic Bonus, Benefits & Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 8 days ago
Loughborough
Integra People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Training
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