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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 23.29% 42.86% 31.94%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 75.00% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 18
Median salary £30,250 £23,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.72% -26.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £17,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £32,150
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
34 16 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 46.58% 57.14% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 42
Median salary £37,500 £23,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.57% -26.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £17,500 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

The demand trend of job ads across the Lincoln region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lincoln

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lincoln region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) ITIL
3 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.14%) PHP
4 17 (30.36%) MS Office
4 17 (30.36%) Linux
4 17 (30.36%) Time Management
5 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 16 (28.57%) Open Source
5 16 (28.57%) Java
6 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
7 14 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.00%) Degree
8 13 (23.21%) System Testing
8 13 (23.21%) Finance
8 13 (23.21%) LAN
8 13 (23.21%) WAN
8 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
8 13 (23.21%) Office 365
9 12 (21.43%) DNS
9 12 (21.43%) DHCP
9 12 (21.43%) Scrum
10 11 (19.64%) LAMP
10 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
10 11 (19.64%) SCCM
10 11 (19.64%) Selenium
10 11 (19.64%) ISEB
10 11 (19.64%) CentOS
11 10 (17.86%) Windows 8

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) LAN
1 13 (23.21%) WAN
2 12 (21.43%) DHCP
2 12 (21.43%) DNS
3 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.07%) ADSL
5 5 (8.93%) VPN
5 5 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.57%) Firewall
6 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) PBX
7 1 (1.79%) SAN
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) MS Access
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Selenium
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Games
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) IT Support
2 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.50%) Tester
5 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Server Support
5 6 (10.71%) Software Tester
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) IT Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) LAMP
2 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Linux
3 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
5 14 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 11 (19.64%) CentOS
7 10 (17.86%) Windows 8
8 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.79%) HPUX
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 17 (30.36%) Time Management
3 16 (28.57%) Open Source
4 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.21%) System Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Scrum
7 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.86%) Compatibility Testing
8 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Open Source Development
10 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.71%) PRINCE
11 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
12 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
12 5 (8.93%) Release Management
12 5 (8.93%) SDLC
12 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
13 4 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
1 18 (32.14%) PHP
2 16 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) ISEB
3 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
1 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) SCCM
2 9 (16.07%) AirWatch
3 6 (10.71%) SCOM
4 2 (3.57%) PaperCut
4 2 (3.57%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Avaya
3 2 (3.57%) Equitrac
3 2 (3.57%) Zend
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Mitel
4 1 (1.79%) Siemens
4 1 (1.79%) Symantec
4 1 (1.79%) VMware