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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 11.76% 34.92% 34.04%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 62.86% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 32
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
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
24 35 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 35.29% 55.56% 68.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 62
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £28,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,150 £42,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (53.13%) MySQL
2 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) PHP
2 17 (53.13%) Apache
3 16 (50.00%) LAMP
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.00%) Android
7 7 (21.88%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) IIS
8 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.50%) XHTML
10 4 (12.50%) Ajax
10 4 (12.50%) WCF
10 4 (12.50%) jQuery
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 4 (12.50%) IEC 61508
10 4 (12.50%) DO-178B
10 4 (12.50%) DO-254
10 4 (12.50%) HTML
10 4 (12.50%) .NET
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) SMTP
10 4 (12.50%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) DNS
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (53.13%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) IIS
3 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SMTP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) MySQL
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 4 (12.50%) Military
1 4 (12.50%) Avionics
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Systems Administrator
1 17 (53.13%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Lead Web Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) Consultant
3 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Business Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) LAMP
2 7 (21.88%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) XHTML
4 4 (12.50%) Ajax
4 4 (12.50%) WCF
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
1 4 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) VxWorks
4 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) OO
1 4 (12.50%) OOD
1 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 4 (12.50%) Web Development
1 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
1 4 (12.50%) Android Development
1 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.13%) IT Governance
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Information Security
3 1 (3.13%) DevOps
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) PHP
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (6.25%) HND
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) MCT
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) IEC 61508
1 4 (12.50%) DO-178B
1 4 (12.50%) DO-254
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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