Period
to 27 October 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 27 October 2020 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.

Microsoft
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 293 950 1,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.69% 24.54% 25.45%
As % of the Vendors category 45.15% 50.69% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 332 847 1,072
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,625 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 649 1,874 2,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 45.83% 48.41% 51.17%
Number of salaries quoted 528 1,563 1,870
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £24,750 £24,475
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in the East Midlands

Microsoft
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 116 £47,500 +18.75% 37
Leicestershire 0 67 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Northamptonshire -2 64 £46,000 +5.75% 32
Derbyshire -2 42 £42,500 +30.77% 20
Lincolnshire -10 6 £21,000 -25.00% 11
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 127 (43.34%) Azure
2 110 (37.54%) SQL
3 103 (35.15%) SQL Server
3 103 (35.15%) Windows
4 87 (29.69%) C#
5 86 (29.35%) .NET
6 66 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (21.84%) JavaScript
7 64 (21.84%) T-SQL
8 57 (19.45%) Active Directory
9 48 (16.38%) ITIL
10 46 (15.70%) ASP.NET
10 46 (15.70%) MVC
10 46 (15.70%) Office 365
10 46 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (15.36%) VMware
12 44 (15.02%) HTML
13 43 (14.68%) CSS
13 43 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 41 (13.99%) Git (software)
14 41 (13.99%) Oracle
14 41 (13.99%) DevOps
15 40 (13.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (12.97%) Cisco
17 37 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (12.29%) Web Development
18 36 (12.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 35 (11.95%) AngularJS
20 34 (11.60%) .NET Framework
21 33 (11.26%) PL/SQL

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.71%) IIS
5 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.68%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.68%) SAS
5 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.34%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Synapse
6 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (6.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.34%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.37%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.68%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) Shopify
5 1 (0.34%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 127 (43.34%) Azure
2 46 (15.70%) Office 365
3 25 (8.53%) AWS
4 23 (7.85%) Power Platform
5 14 (4.78%) SaaS
6 10 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.39%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (2.39%) IaaS
9 6 (2.05%) npm
10 5 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.71%) PaaS
10 5 (1.71%) Power Automate
10 5 (1.71%) PowerApps
11 4 (1.37%) Slack
12 3 (1.02%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.68%) Boomi
13 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.68%) Logic Apps
13 2 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.92%) Firewall
2 27 (9.22%) WAN
3 24 (8.19%) LAN
4 21 (7.17%) DNS
5 20 (6.83%) SAN
6 19 (6.48%) DHCP
7 13 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.44%) VLAN
8 12 (4.10%) VoIP
9 9 (3.07%) Wireless
10 8 (2.73%) Internet
10 8 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (2.05%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.05%) VPN
13 5 (1.71%) Skype
14 4 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.37%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (35.15%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.80%) Power BI
6 15 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (2.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.39%) MySQL
8 7 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.39%) Redis
8 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.05%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.37%) OLTP
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 41 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 36 (12.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.46%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.75%) JIRA
5 10 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (2.39%) Metasploit
7 6 (2.05%) Grunt
7 6 (2.05%) gulp
7 6 (2.05%) jspm
7 6 (2.05%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (2.05%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.34%) Xcode
10 1 (0.34%) Xdebug
General
1 24 (8.19%) Finance
2 16 (5.46%) Public Sector
3 15 (5.12%) Back Office
3 15 (5.12%) Retail
4 14 (4.78%) Law
5 10 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.37%) Legal
7 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) French Language
8 2 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Police
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (29.35%) Developer
2 43 (14.68%) Analyst
3 33 (11.26%) Senior Developer
4 28 (9.56%) Web Developer
5 26 (8.87%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.17%) C# Developer
7 18 (6.14%) Architect
7 18 (6.14%) Senior Web Developer
8 17 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.78%) IT Analyst
10 13 (4.44%) Junior
10 13 (4.44%) Project Leader
10 13 (4.44%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.10%) IT Support
12 10 (3.41%) DBA
12 10 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.07%) Consultant
13 9 (3.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (29.35%) .NET
2 46 (15.70%) ASP.NET
3 44 (15.02%) HTML
4 43 (14.68%) CSS
5 40 (13.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (11.95%) AngularJS
7 34 (11.60%) .NET Framework
8 31 (10.58%) HTML5
9 27 (9.22%) ASP.NET Core
10 26 (8.87%) React
11 23 (7.85%) CSS3
12 22 (7.51%) .NET Core
12 22 (7.51%) jQuery
13 16 (5.46%) React Native
13 16 (5.46%) WinForms
14 15 (5.12%) WCF
15 13 (4.44%) Entity Framework
15 13 (4.44%) Kafka
15 13 (4.44%) RESTful
16 11 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.75%) User Experience
4 10 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.07%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.05%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.71%) FMCG
9 5 (1.71%) Replication
10 3 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.68%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 103 (35.15%) Windows
2 30 (10.24%) Windows Server
3 25 (8.53%) Linux
4 13 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (3.07%) Unix
8 7 (2.39%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.68%) AIX
11 2 (0.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.38%) ITIL
3 46 (15.70%) MVC
4 41 (13.99%) DevOps
5 36 (12.29%) Web Development
6 30 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (9.56%) Microservices
8 25 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (8.19%) Project Delivery
10 22 (7.51%) Migration
11 21 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (7.17%) Scrum
12 20 (6.83%) Integration Testing
13 17 (5.80%) Logistics
14 16 (5.46%) Change Management
14 16 (5.46%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.46%) SOLID
14 16 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (4.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 110 (37.54%) SQL
2 87 (29.69%) C#
3 64 (21.84%) JavaScript
3 64 (21.84%) T-SQL
4 33 (11.26%) PL/SQL
5 12 (4.10%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.41%) Python
7 6 (2.05%) TypeScript
7 6 (2.05%) VB
7 6 (2.05%) VBA
8 4 (1.37%) C
8 4 (1.37%) C++
8 4 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.02%) PHP
10 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.68%) PHP 7
10 2 (0.68%) Ruby
10 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.34%) R
11 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 27 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (6.83%) CCNA
4 17 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.44%) MCP
6 10 (3.41%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.07%) CCSA
8 8 (2.73%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (2.39%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.39%) MCSA
10 6 (2.05%) CCNP
10 6 (2.05%) Degree
10 6 (2.05%) MCSE
10 6 (2.05%) Server+ Certification
11 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.02%) LPIC
13 2 (0.68%) OCA
13 2 (0.68%) OCP
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.12%) SLA
2 8 (2.73%) QA
3 5 (1.71%) GDPR
4 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) Basel III
6 1 (0.34%) COREP
6 1 (0.34%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (19.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.07%) Docker
5 5 (1.71%) XenApp
5 5 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.10%) SCCM
2 9 (3.07%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.73%) vCenter Server
4 5 (1.71%) MIIS
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.02%) Ansible
6 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.68%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.34%) Puppet
8 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.34%) Terraform
8 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (15.36%) VMware
2 41 (13.99%) Oracle
3 38 (12.97%) Cisco
4 24 (8.19%) Citrix
5 11 (3.75%) CheckPoint
6 9 (3.07%) NetApp
7 8 (2.73%) Mitel
8 6 (2.05%) Dell
8 6 (2.05%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.71%) Apple
9 5 (1.71%) EnterpriseDB
9 5 (1.71%) HP
10 4 (1.37%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.02%) Avaya
11 3 (1.02%) Meraki
11 3 (1.02%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.68%) Google
12 2 (0.68%) RedGate
12 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds