Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 346 1,003 1,252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.34% 24.96% 24.92%
As % of the Vendors category 44.08% 53.24% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 313 845 1,166
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,850 £23,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 785 1,884 2,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 46.15% 46.89% 50.30%
Number of salaries quoted 603 1,456 2,019
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 0 142 £42,500 +10.39% 36
Northamptonshire -2 83 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Leicestershire +3 63 £50,000 +25.00% 36
Derbyshire -8 36 £42,500 +21.43% 13
Lincolnshire -8 6 £30,000 +2.56% 11
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 130 (37.57%) Azure
2 101 (29.19%) Windows
3 84 (24.28%) .NET
4 79 (22.83%) C#
5 78 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (21.10%) Active Directory
7 71 (20.52%) SQL
8 68 (19.65%) SQL Server
9 57 (16.47%) ITIL
10 52 (15.03%) ASP.NET
10 52 (15.03%) VMware
11 50 (14.45%) JavaScript
12 49 (14.16%) Office 365
13 47 (13.58%) Linux
14 45 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (12.43%) Microsoft Office
16 42 (12.14%) SaaS
16 42 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 41 (11.85%) Cisco
17 41 (11.85%) MVC
18 40 (11.56%) HTML
18 40 (11.56%) DevOps
19 38 (10.98%) Windows Server
19 38 (10.98%) .NET Framework
20 37 (10.69%) AWS
20 37 (10.69%) CSS
21 35 (10.12%) PowerShell
21 35 (10.12%) Windows 10
22 34 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (9.83%) Microsoft Excel

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 27 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (2.02%) Confluence
4 6 (1.73%) IIS
5 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.58%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Synapse
7 2 (0.58%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.58%) SAS
7 2 (0.58%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (12.43%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (9.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.87%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.87%) Revit
5 3 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (4.91%) NetSuite
2 16 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (4.05%) SAP Business One
4 13 (3.76%) Sage 200
5 12 (3.47%) Sage 500
6 7 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.87%) Shopify
8 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.58%) Lawson
8 2 (0.58%) Magento
9 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 130 (37.57%) Azure
2 49 (14.16%) Office 365
3 42 (12.14%) SaaS
4 37 (10.69%) AWS
5 26 (7.51%) Power Platform
6 15 (4.34%) PaaS
7 14 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (3.18%) IaaS
9 7 (2.02%) Power Automate
10 6 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.73%) Serverless
11 5 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.45%) PowerApps
12 4 (1.16%) GCP
13 3 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.58%) AdWords
14 2 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.58%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.58%) ShareGate
14 2 (0.58%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.96%) SAN
2 23 (6.65%) Firewall
3 22 (6.36%) LAN
4 19 (5.49%) DHCP
4 19 (5.49%) WAN
5 17 (4.91%) DNS
5 17 (4.91%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.76%) Internet
7 11 (3.18%) NAS
8 9 (2.60%) iSCSI
8 9 (2.60%) VLAN
8 9 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.73%) Wireless
12 5 (1.45%) VoIP
12 5 (1.45%) VPN
12 5 (1.45%) WLAN
13 3 (0.87%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (4.62%) Power BI
6 14 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.76%) MySQL
8 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.16%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.16%) OLAP
10 4 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.87%) Big Data
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.58%) Looker
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (6.65%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.47%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.18%) JIRA
6 8 (2.31%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.02%) Metasploit
7 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 6 (1.73%) Selenium
9 4 (1.16%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.58%) JUnit
11 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.58%) NUnit
11 2 (0.58%) Xcode
12 1 (0.29%) MSI
12 1 (0.29%) Xdebug
General
1 32 (9.25%) Law
2 30 (8.67%) Finance
3 29 (8.38%) Retail
4 23 (6.65%) Public Sector
5 14 (4.05%) Back Office
6 13 (3.76%) Marketing
7 12 (3.47%) Legal
8 11 (3.18%) Local Government
9 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.73%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.87%) Police
13 2 (0.58%) Billing
13 2 (0.58%) French Language
13 2 (0.58%) Games
14 1 (0.29%) Advertising
14 1 (0.29%) Banking
14 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 78 (22.54%) Developer
2 51 (14.74%) Analyst
3 35 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (7.80%) Consultant
5 21 (6.07%) .NET Developer
5 21 (6.07%) C# Developer
6 20 (5.78%) Senior Developer
7 17 (4.91%) Web Developer
8 16 (4.62%) Software Developer
8 16 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.05%) NetSuite Consultant
11 13 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.76%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.47%) Security Analyst
12 12 (3.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.47%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (3.18%) Junior
13 11 (3.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (24.28%) .NET
2 52 (15.03%) ASP.NET
3 40 (11.56%) HTML
4 38 (10.98%) .NET Framework
5 37 (10.69%) CSS
6 25 (7.23%) jQuery
7 22 (6.36%) AngularJS
7 22 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (5.49%) HTML5
9 16 (4.62%) ASP.NET Core
10 14 (4.05%) .NET Core
10 14 (4.05%) Web Services
11 13 (3.76%) React
12 12 (3.47%) CSS3
13 11 (3.18%) REST
14 10 (2.89%) COM
14 10 (2.89%) SOAP
15 9 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (2.31%) RESTful
17 7 (2.02%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.65%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.49%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.34%) Cloud Native
5 14 (4.05%) Cybercrime
6 13 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.76%) User Experience
7 12 (3.47%) Public Cloud
8 11 (3.18%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.73%) Social Media
10 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.16%) iPhone
11 4 (1.16%) Replication
11 4 (1.16%) Wiki
12 3 (0.87%) CMDB
12 3 (0.87%) NHS
13 2 (0.58%) AS400
13 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.19%) Windows
2 47 (13.58%) Linux
3 38 (10.98%) Windows Server
4 35 (10.12%) Windows 10
5 22 (6.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 18 (5.20%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.89%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.60%) Unix
11 8 (2.31%) Android
12 7 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.02%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.29%) AIX
16 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.47%) ITIL
3 42 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 41 (11.85%) MVC
5 40 (11.56%) DevOps
6 33 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (8.67%) Mentoring
8 29 (8.38%) Web Development
9 28 (8.09%) Project Delivery
9 28 (8.09%) Software Engineering
10 24 (6.94%) Project Management
10 24 (6.94%) Service Management
11 23 (6.65%) ERP
12 20 (5.78%) Change Management
12 20 (5.78%) Scrum
13 18 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.20%) Migration
14 17 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.62%) ITIL V3
16 14 (4.05%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 79 (22.83%) C#
2 71 (20.52%) SQL
3 50 (14.45%) JavaScript
4 35 (10.12%) PowerShell
5 33 (9.54%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.47%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.60%) Python
7 9 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.31%) PHP
9 7 (2.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.45%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.16%) Java
12 3 (0.87%) VB
13 2 (0.58%) C
13 2 (0.58%) C++
13 2 (0.58%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.58%) VBA
14 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (9.25%) CCNA
4 28 (8.09%) Degree
5 26 (7.51%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.07%) MCSE
7 20 (5.78%) SC Cleared
8 14 (4.05%) DV Cleared
8 14 (4.05%) MCSA
9 11 (3.18%) CCNP
10 10 (2.89%) MCP
11 7 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.45%) Server+ Certification
13 3 (0.87%) LPIC
13 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.58%) ACCA
14 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.34%) SLA
2 12 (3.47%) QA
3 6 (1.73%) PMO
4 5 (1.45%) GDPR
5 4 (1.16%) COSHH
5 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) Basel III
7 1 (0.29%) COREP
7 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
System Software
1 73 (21.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.47%) Firmware
5 9 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.73%) Docker
7 5 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.45%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.29%) pfSense
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (8.67%) SCCM
2 13 (3.76%) WSUS
3 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (2.89%) Terraform
5 8 (2.31%) Ansible
6 7 (2.02%) SCOM
7 5 (1.45%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.16%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.16%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.16%) Puppet
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.29%) Rancher
10 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (15.03%) VMware
2 41 (11.85%) Cisco
3 33 (9.54%) SAP
4 26 (7.51%) Citrix
5 18 (5.20%) Oracle
6 17 (4.91%) Capita
6 17 (4.91%) HP
7 15 (4.34%) Sage
8 14 (4.05%) NetApp
9 12 (3.47%) Google
10 8 (2.31%) Avaya
11 7 (2.02%) JD Edwards
11 7 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.02%) Remedy
11 7 (2.02%) Xamarin
12 6 (1.73%) EMC
12 6 (1.73%) Nintex
13 5 (1.45%) iManage
14 4 (1.16%) Adobe
14 4 (1.16%) arcserve