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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 29.55% 12.86% 27.87%
As % of the Vendors category 59.09% 26.47% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 17
Average salary £31,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,100 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £31,300 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 50.00% 48.57% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 28
Average salary £32,250 £31,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.03% -16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £45,000 £37,500
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 30 July 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
2 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 9 (45.00%) Apache
2 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (40.00%) LAMP
3 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) IIS
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Information Security
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) HND
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (45.00%) Apache
2 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (35.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) SMTP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (45.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) LAMP
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (5.00%) XHTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.00%) Life Science
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
3 1 (5.00%) Android Development
3 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) OOD
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PHP
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) HND
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) MCT
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
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