The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 9.09% 27.27% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 69.23% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Loughborough region.

Vendors Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 27.27% 39.39% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 6
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +12.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Loughborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Loughborough region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Loughborough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Loughborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Loughborough region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Loughborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) HTML5
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (46.15%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) WPF
3 6 (46.15%) Silverlight
3 6 (46.15%) Sage 200
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (46.15%) Sage
3 6 (46.15%) Sage CRM
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Local Government
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (30.77%) Ember.js
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (46.15%) Sage 200
1 6 (46.15%) Sage CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Local Government
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) CRM Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) QA Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) WCF
2 6 (46.15%) WPF
2 6 (46.15%) Silverlight
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (30.77%) Ember.js
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Development
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Sage
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Pegasus