Period
to 3 June 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 June 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 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 517 932 1,153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.06% 23.48% 22.93%
As % of the Vendors category 47.09% 51.63% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 425 727 1,101
Median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,400 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +8.24%

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 1,098 1,805 2,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 46.84% 45.48% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1,280 1,968
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 June 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 June 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 +1 190 £40,000 -5.33% 22
Northamptonshire -1 145 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Leicestershire +2 109 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Derbyshire -12 31 £43,000 +22.86% 9
Lincolnshire -3 20 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Microsoft
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 197 (38.10%) Azure
2 182 (35.20%) Windows
3 137 (26.50%) Active Directory
4 125 (24.18%) SQL
5 121 (23.40%) .NET
6 116 (22.44%) C#
7 115 (22.24%) SQL Server
8 114 (22.05%) Office 365
9 91 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (16.05%) SCCM
11 77 (14.89%) VMware
11 77 (14.89%) Windows 10
11 77 (14.89%) Windows Server
12 69 (13.35%) Microsoft Office
12 69 (13.35%) JavaScript
12 69 (13.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 68 (13.15%) ASP.NET
14 64 (12.38%) SharePoint
15 63 (12.19%) ITIL
16 62 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
17 59 (11.41%) AWS
18 57 (11.03%) SaaS
18 57 (11.03%) Software Engineering
19 56 (10.83%) Cisco
20 55 (10.64%) SAN
20 55 (10.64%) SAP
20 55 (10.64%) PowerShell
21 54 (10.44%) Linux
22 53 (10.25%) CSS
23 52 (10.06%) HTML

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 64 (12.38%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 13 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (1.93%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.55%) IIS
6 7 (1.35%) Confluence
7 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.39%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Synapse
10 1 (0.19%) CICS
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Documentum
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 69 (13.35%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (5.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.58%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.58%) Revit
5 3 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (4.45%) NetSuite
2 20 (3.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (3.68%) SAP Business One
4 17 (3.29%) Sage 200
5 16 (3.09%) Sage 500
6 8 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.58%) Lawson
8 1 (0.19%) Shopify
8 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 197 (38.10%) Azure
2 114 (22.05%) Office 365
3 59 (11.41%) AWS
4 57 (11.03%) SaaS
5 36 (6.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (6.96%) Power Platform
6 25 (4.84%) PaaS
7 20 (3.87%) IaaS
8 14 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (2.13%) Power Automate
10 10 (1.93%) Serverless
11 7 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.35%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.16%) ShareGate
13 5 (0.97%) GCP
14 3 (0.58%) AdWords
14 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.58%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.64%) SAN
2 39 (7.54%) Firewall
3 26 (5.03%) LAN
4 24 (4.64%) NAS
5 23 (4.45%) TCP/IP
6 20 (3.87%) WAN
7 18 (3.48%) DHCP
7 18 (3.48%) DNS
8 12 (2.32%) VLAN
9 9 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.74%) Internet
10 8 (1.55%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.55%) iSCSI
11 7 (1.35%) Wireless
12 6 (1.16%) VoIP
12 6 (1.16%) VPN
13 5 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.97%) MPLS
13 5 (0.97%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.26%) Power BI
5 18 (3.48%) MySQL
6 15 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.35%) OLAP
12 6 (1.16%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.97%) Big Data
13 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.58%) Essbase
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.93%) JIRA
5 10 (1.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 9 (1.74%) Selenium
7 8 (1.55%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.97%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.77%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.39%) JUnit
11 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.39%) NUnit
12 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq
12 1 (0.19%) MSI
12 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.19%) Xcode
General
1 45 (8.70%) Retail
2 41 (7.93%) Law
3 35 (6.77%) Finance
3 35 (6.77%) Public Sector
4 27 (5.22%) Marketing
5 16 (3.09%) Legal
6 15 (2.90%) Back Office
7 13 (2.51%) Local Government
8 11 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.16%) Housing Association
10 6 (1.16%) Social Housing
11 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.77%) Games
13 3 (0.58%) Police
14 2 (0.39%) Billing
14 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.39%) Electronics
15 1 (0.19%) Advertising
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 110 (21.28%) Developer
2 72 (13.93%) Analyst
3 55 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (7.93%) .NET Developer
5 37 (7.16%) Consultant
6 30 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
7 28 (5.42%) C# Developer
8 24 (4.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 22 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 20 (3.87%) Software Engineer
11 19 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (3.68%) IT Support
11 19 (3.68%) NetSuite Consultant
11 19 (3.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (3.68%) Software Developer
11 19 (3.68%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.68%) Technical Support
12 18 (3.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 18 (3.48%) Support Analyst
13 17 (3.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (23.40%) .NET
2 68 (13.15%) ASP.NET
3 53 (10.25%) CSS
4 52 (10.06%) HTML
5 51 (9.86%) .NET Framework
6 43 (8.32%) jQuery
7 39 (7.54%) AngularJS
8 30 (5.80%) Web Services
9 18 (3.48%) REST
10 17 (3.29%) RESTful
11 14 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (2.71%) HTML5
11 14 (2.71%) JSON
11 14 (2.71%) Node.js
12 13 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.51%) SOAP
12 13 (2.51%) XML
13 12 (2.32%) CSS3
14 11 (2.13%) .NET Core
14 11 (2.13%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.32%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.87%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.29%) Driving Licence
6 16 (3.09%) Cloud Native
7 14 (2.71%) Cybercrime
7 14 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.51%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.51%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.51%) User Experience
9 9 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.74%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.35%) Replication
11 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Licensing
11 6 (1.16%) Social Media
12 5 (0.97%) iPhone
12 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 182 (35.20%) Windows
2 77 (14.89%) Windows 10
2 77 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 54 (10.44%) Linux
4 43 (8.32%) Windows 7
5 38 (7.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 24 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (3.29%) Windows 8
9 14 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.71%) Ubuntu
10 12 (2.32%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.55%) Android
12 8 (1.55%) Unix
12 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.77%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.39%) AIX
16 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (13.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 63 (12.19%) ITIL
4 57 (11.03%) Software Engineering
5 51 (9.86%) MVC
6 49 (9.48%) DevOps
6 49 (9.48%) Mentoring
7 46 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (7.74%) Project Delivery
9 35 (6.77%) Scrum
9 35 (6.77%) Service Management
10 32 (6.19%) Migration
11 31 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (6.00%) ERP
12 30 (5.80%) Change Management
13 28 (5.42%) Project Management
14 27 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (4.45%) Change Control
15 23 (4.45%) Service Delivery
16 21 (4.06%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 125 (24.18%) SQL
2 116 (22.44%) C#
3 69 (13.35%) JavaScript
4 55 (10.64%) PowerShell
5 33 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.32%) PHP
6 12 (2.32%) Python
7 11 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.74%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.55%) Java
10 7 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.97%) C++
12 4 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.39%) C
14 1 (0.19%) COBOL
14 1 (0.19%) JCL
14 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.19%) R
14 1 (0.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 62 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (8.70%) Degree
3 36 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (6.58%) CCNA
5 26 (5.03%) MCSE
5 26 (5.03%) Security Cleared
6 21 (4.06%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.09%) MCSA
8 14 (2.71%) CCNP
8 14 (2.71%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.74%) MCP
10 8 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.35%) MCSD
12 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 3 (0.58%) ACCA
13 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.58%) PMP
13 3 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.19%) SLA
2 9 (1.74%) QA
3 6 (1.16%) PMO
4 5 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.97%) GDPR
4 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.77%) COSHH
5 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (26.50%) Active Directory
2 42 (8.12%) Hyper-V
3 34 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (4.64%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (4.06%) Firmware
6 18 (3.48%) XenApp
7 10 (1.93%) Docker
7 10 (1.93%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.97%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.97%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.39%) vSphere
13 1 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.19%) pfSense
13 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 83 (16.05%) SCCM
2 33 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (3.68%) WSUS
4 18 (3.48%) SCOM
5 14 (2.71%) Terraform
6 12 (2.32%) Ansible
7 8 (1.55%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.55%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.55%) Puppet
8 6 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.97%) Rancher
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.77%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.77%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.77%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
12 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 77 (14.89%) VMware
2 56 (10.83%) Cisco
3 55 (10.64%) SAP
4 45 (8.70%) Citrix
5 35 (6.77%) HP
6 27 (5.22%) Google
7 26 (5.03%) NetApp
8 20 (3.87%) Oracle
8 20 (3.87%) Sage
9 17 (3.29%) Capita
10 16 (3.09%) Avaya
11 15 (2.90%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.90%) Remedy
12 14 (2.71%) EMC
13 10 (1.93%) Dell
13 10 (1.93%) Nintex
14 8 (1.55%) arcserve
14 8 (1.55%) Samsung
14 8 (1.55%) Xamarin
15 7 (1.35%) JD Edwards