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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 36.21% 30.00% 34.69%
As % of the Vendors category 53.85% 45.65% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 17
Average salary £32,000 £25,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.49% -27.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
39 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 67.24% 65.71% 67.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 33
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lincoln

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (51.85%) MySQL
1 14 (51.85%) PHP
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
1 14 (51.85%) Apache
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 13 (48.15%) LAMP
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) IIS
5 9 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) Information Security
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) LAN
7 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 4 (14.81%) SMTP
8 4 (14.81%) XHTML
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) HND
8 4 (14.81%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) Perl

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (51.85%) Apache
2 10 (37.04%) IIS
3 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) MySQL
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (51.85%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Lead Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) LAMP
2 9 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) XHTML
3 4 (14.81%) Ajax
3 4 (14.81%) WCF
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.81%) Graphic Design
1 4 (14.81%) Life Science
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.81%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (14.81%) IT Governance
2 4 (14.81%) Web Development
2 4 (14.81%) OO
2 4 (14.81%) OOD
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Android Development
2 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) PHP
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) HND
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) MCT
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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