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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 120 111 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.32% 12.98% 26.09%
As % of the Vendors category 36.04% 32.65% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 89 94 169
Average salary £33,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.58% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
333 340 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 48.05% 39.77% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 236 286 325
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 31 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 31 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 +6 77 £34,000 -6.20% 9
Kegworth - 19 £14,000 -
Market Harborough +9 2 £23,500 -41.25%
Hinckley +4 2 £32,000 +68.42%
Loughborough -5 1 £29,000 -47.27% 1
Coalville - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 135 (44.41%) MS Excel
2 126 (41.45%) Windows
3 99 (32.57%) SQL Server
4 90 (29.61%) .NET
5 82 (26.97%) C#
6 72 (23.68%) SQL
7 71 (23.36%) MS Office
7 71 (23.36%) ASP.NET
8 63 (20.72%) MS Exchange
9 59 (19.41%) JavaScript
10 57 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 54 (17.76%) CSS
12 53 (17.43%) HTML
13 51 (16.78%) jQuery
14 50 (16.45%) VMware
15 45 (14.80%) SLA
16 43 (14.14%) T-SQL
17 42 (13.82%) SQL Server 2005
18 41 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (13.49%) Web Services
18 41 (13.49%) Banking
19 40 (13.16%) Change Management
20 39 (12.83%) XML
20 39 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 38 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 36 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
22 36 (11.84%) Cisco
23 35 (11.51%) Finance
23 35 (11.51%) Degree
24 34 (11.18%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 63 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.88%) IIS
3 18 (5.92%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.96%) Lync
6 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) CMS
9 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 135 (44.41%) MS Excel
2 71 (23.36%) MS Office
3 12 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.97%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) SAP SD
1 6 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.64%) Primavera
3 4 (1.32%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.66%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.66%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.66%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.33%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.30%) Office 365
3 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.32%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.21%) SAN
2 23 (7.57%) TCP/IP
3 18 (5.92%) VoIP
4 15 (4.93%) Firewall
5 12 (3.95%) PBX
6 11 (3.62%) WAN
7 10 (3.29%) LAN
7 10 (3.29%) Unified Communications
8 8 (2.63%) CTI
8 8 (2.63%) Wireless
9 7 (2.30%) Internet
10 4 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.99%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.99%) VPN
12 2 (0.66%) MPLS
12 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
13 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (32.57%) SQL Server
2 42 (13.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 36 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.99%) MS Access
7 3 (0.99%) MySQL
7 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.33%) QlikView
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.99%) JIRA
3 3 (0.99%) Selenium
3 3 (0.99%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.66%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.33%) MSTest
5 1 (0.33%) Moq
5 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 41 (13.49%) Banking
2 35 (11.51%) Finance
3 30 (9.87%) International Banking
4 28 (9.21%) Retail
5 21 (6.91%) Marketing
6 10 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.30%) French Language
8 6 (1.97%) Publishing
9 3 (0.99%) German Language
9 3 (0.99%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.99%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.99%) Back Office
9 3 (0.99%) Automotive
9 3 (0.99%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Games
10 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (30.92%) Analyst
2 67 (22.04%) Developer
3 29 (9.54%) Senior Developer
4 27 (8.88%) Service Analyst
5 25 (8.22%) Software Developer
6 24 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 24 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (7.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 20 (6.58%) Senior Software Developer
9 15 (4.93%) Web Developer
10 13 (4.28%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.28%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.28%) Network Manager
11 12 (3.95%) Project Manager
12 11 (3.62%) MI Analyst
13 10 (3.29%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
15 8 (2.63%) Graduate
15 8 (2.63%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (29.61%) .NET
2 71 (23.36%) ASP.NET
3 54 (17.76%) CSS
4 53 (17.43%) HTML
5 51 (16.78%) jQuery
6 41 (13.49%) Web Services
7 39 (12.83%) XML
8 34 (11.18%) .NET Framework
9 29 (9.54%) SOAP
10 25 (8.22%) Ajax
11 24 (7.89%) XSD
11 24 (7.89%) XSLT
12 23 (7.57%) XHTML
13 18 (5.92%) WPF
14 16 (5.26%) CSS3
15 12 (3.95%) WCF
16 11 (3.62%) HTML5
16 11 (3.62%) Entity Framework
16 11 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 8 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.87%) Clustering
3 13 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.63%) Graphic Design
5 8 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.30%) EPoS
7 5 (1.64%) NHS
7 5 (1.64%) PMI
8 3 (0.99%) CMDB
8 3 (0.99%) FMCG
8 3 (0.99%) Social Media
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
9 2 (0.66%) BYOD
10 1 (0.33%) Statistics
10 1 (0.33%) PKI
10 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 126 (41.45%) Windows
2 39 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (7.89%) Linux
5 14 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.96%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.99%) CentOS
8 3 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.66%) UNIX
9 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.16%) Change Management
2 34 (11.18%) ITIL
3 29 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (8.22%) Incident Management
6 23 (7.57%) Problem Management
7 22 (7.24%) Project Management
7 22 (7.24%) MVC
8 19 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.59%) CRM
10 16 (5.26%) Web Development
11 15 (4.93%) Unit Testing
11 15 (4.93%) Data Protection
12 14 (4.61%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.61%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.28%) Service Management
13 13 (4.28%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.95%) ERP
14 12 (3.95%) Automated Testing
15 11 (3.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (26.97%) C#
2 72 (23.68%) SQL
3 59 (19.41%) JavaScript
4 43 (14.14%) T-SQL
5 17 (5.59%) Java
6 14 (4.61%) VBA
7 11 (3.62%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.64%) VB
9 5 (1.64%) PHP
10 3 (0.99%) C
10 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.66%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) XPath
12 1 (0.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 35 (11.51%) Degree
2 27 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (7.57%) MCP
4 18 (5.92%) MCSE
5 11 (3.62%) PMP
5 11 (3.62%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.32%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.99%) MCTS
10 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.99%) CCNP
11 2 (0.66%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.33%) MCSA
12 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.80%) SLA
2 14 (4.61%) QA
3 10 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.64%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.33%) TickIT
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 34 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.87%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.95%) vSphere
5 5 (1.64%) XenApp
6 3 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (4.93%) SCCM
2 13 (4.28%) SCOM
3 5 (1.64%) DameWare
3 5 (1.64%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (1.32%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 50 (16.45%) VMware
2 36 (11.84%) Cisco
3 32 (10.53%) HP
3 32 (10.53%) NetApp
4 26 (8.55%) Oracle
4 26 (8.55%) Citrix
5 24 (7.89%) Dell
6 18 (5.92%) SAP
7 13 (4.28%) Remedy
7 13 (4.28%) IBM
8 12 (3.95%) Altiris
9 10 (3.29%) Sybase
10 9 (2.96%) EMC
11 7 (2.30%) Google
12 5 (1.64%) Planview
12 5 (1.64%) Telerik
13 4 (1.32%) CA
13 4 (1.32%) Epicor
13 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.32%) Cognos
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