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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 28.13% 28.89% 14.08%
As % of the Vendors category 69.23% 59.09% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 10
Average salary £23,500 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.56% +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
13 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 40.63% 48.89% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 33
Average salary £30,000 £32,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lincoln

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (63.64%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
6 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) jQuery
7 6 (27.27%) SCCM
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
8 5 (22.73%) WCF
8 5 (22.73%) Ajax
8 5 (22.73%) WinForms
8 5 (22.73%) Web Design
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) ERP
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) C#
8 5 (22.73%) Web Services
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
10 3 (13.64%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Network Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Network Support
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Database Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) WinForms
3 5 (22.73%) Ajax
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) CSS3
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ERP
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
1 5 (22.73%) Web Design
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle