The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Lincoln 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 18.92% 16.67% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 32.14% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Average salary £26,500 £32,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £28,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 37.84% 51.85% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 18
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Lincolnshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (60.00%) UNIX
5 14 (56.00%) LAN
5 14 (56.00%) WAN
6 12 (48.00%) VMware
7 11 (44.00%) HP
8 10 (40.00%) SAN
8 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
8 10 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (36.00%) HPUX
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (24.00%) Information Security
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (12.00%) IIS
13 3 (12.00%) Internet
13 3 (12.00%) Cisco
13 3 (12.00%) Firewall
14 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (12.00%) IIS
6 2 (8.00%) Apache
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) LAN
1 14 (56.00%) WAN
2 10 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.00%) PABX
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Support Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) UNIX
3 9 (36.00%) HPUX
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Information Security
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) VCP4
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCDA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) QA
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
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