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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 24.32% 27.78% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 52.94% 47.62% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +75.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £23,600 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
17 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 45.95% 58.33% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 14
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Loughborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) LINQ
3 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 2 (12.50%) SaaS
6 2 (12.50%) Mocha
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) C++

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) DSL
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Mocha
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) LINQ
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (12.50%) MFC
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCSP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCIP
3 1 (6.25%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix
1 2 (12.50%) Perforce
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) BT
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Sun
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