The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lincoln region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 21.52% 18.42% 27.45%
As % of the Vendors category 65.38% 63.64% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 13
Average salary £37,500 £25,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.63% -20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £28,750 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Lincolnshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lincoln region.

Vendors Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 32.91% 28.95% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 28
Average salary £45,000 £27,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -17.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £24,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £41,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lincoln region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Lincoln

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lincoln region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Lincoln

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Lincoln

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lincoln region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lincoln

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lincoln 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 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) CMS
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Tandem
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Alterian
6 5 (19.23%) Content Management
6 5 (19.23%) DNN
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Umbraco
6 5 (19.23%) EPiServer
6 5 (19.23%) Immediacy CMS
6 5 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (19.23%) Sitecore
6 5 (19.23%) RESTful
6 5 (19.23%) Ektron
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (19.23%) Kentico
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) Sitefinity
6 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lincoln 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 5 (19.23%) CMS
1 5 (19.23%) DNN
1 5 (19.23%) Umbraco
1 5 (19.23%) Immediacy CMS
1 5 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (19.23%) Kentico
1 5 (19.23%) Sitefinity
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 4 (15.38%) Military
1 4 (15.38%) Avionics
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
1 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Network Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Network Support
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Report Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
1 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) RESTful
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Tandem
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) VxWorks
2 4 (15.38%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Scrum
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (19.23%) TDD
1 5 (19.23%) Content Management
1 5 (19.23%) MVC
1 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (19.23%) BDD
1 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) IEC 61508
1 4 (15.38%) DO-178B
1 4 (15.38%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Alterian
1 5 (19.23%) EPiServer
1 5 (19.23%) Sitecore
1 5 (19.23%) Ektron
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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